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Sat Sep 22, 2012, 06:08 PM

HPU Poll: Romney has Advantage in Economic Issues but Obama has Advantage in Personal Characteristic

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 21, 2012 – A new HPU Poll has tracked the opinions of registered voters in North Carolina regarding major issues as well as personal characteristics of the two leading presidential candidates, President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney.

The results show that on major issues, registered voters say that Romney would do a better job of improving economic conditions and lowering gas prices while Obama would do a better job at preserving Medicare and Social Security as well as protecting the U.S. from foreign threats.

The poll also shows Obama with some significant advantages amongst registered voters when it comes to personal characteristics. Registered voters selected Obama over Romney when they were asked which candidate the phrases “is a strong leader,” “connects well with ordinary people,” and “has good judgment in a crisis” fit best. Respondents said the phrase “understands the economy” fits Romney better by 47 percent compared to Obama at 44 percent ...

The High Point University Survey Research Center fielded the survey from and Sept. 8 to Sept. 13 and Sept. 15 to Sept. 18, 2012. The responses came from 515 adults with landline and cellular telephones in North Carolina selected by a Random Digit Dial (RDD) method giving the survey a margin of sampling error of approximately 4.4 percentage points. The findings in this release are based on a registered voter subsample of 448 respondents ...


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catbyte Sep 2012 #1

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Sat Sep 22, 2012, 06:14 PM

1. I just can't believe people still think Romney would help anybody's

finances but his own. Come on, people. WAKE UP!

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