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Michigan poll has Romney
within 3 points of Obama

Detroit Free Press, by Paul Egan

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 10/8/2012 8:25:42 PM

Republican candidate Mitt Romney’s strong performance in his first debate with President Barack Obama helped him trim Obama’s lead in Michigan to three percentage points, a poll released Monday to the Detroit Free Press shows. Obama’s 10 percentage point lead (47 percent to 37 percent ) in a poll conducted last month by EPIC-MRA of Lansing dropped to 3 points (48 percent to 45 percent), according to the poll of 600 likely voters conducted by EPIC-MRA of Lansing. The gap between Romney and Obama was within the poll’s margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points.

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Quiet as kept, these polls don't really mean much, except for the all important value of psyching out the Obama supporters...I'm enjoying hearing the pundit class in full CYA mode...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: tren9, 10/8/2012 8:41:30 PM     (No. 8919119)

Now that we are passing the 4-weeks-to-go point it will be necessary to start doing legitimate polls. We will need the last week's polls to approach reality or the sheeple will get suspicious and we are already not much trusted...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 10/8/2012 9:13:03 PM     (No. 8919158)

Send in our secret weapons: Kid Rock and Uncle Ted.
I feel almost giddy, like a Hungarian must have felt watching the Soviet tanks rolling out of town.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Chippewa, 10/8/2012 9:41:24 PM     (No. 8919211)

Here in Michigan we get "approved by Obama" ads every 10 minutes on TV and radio but have heard nothing from Romney, and yet Romney is catching up? Not a good sign for the "Won", I would say. If we can turn out and win Michigan for Romney, Obama is officially toast.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: thegare, 10/8/2012 10:20:53 PM     (No. 8919260)

The only way Mitt carries Michigan is if West Michigan set a record turnout and the southeastern part of the state is apathetic about voting.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pepper Tree, 10/8/2012 10:29:58 PM     (No. 8919281)

"Within three points" may mean three points ahead.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 10/8/2012 10:43:44 PM     (No. 8919297)

Obama won MI by 17 points last time. Now he's down to 3. Extrapolate those numbers across the country as a whole. Buh, Bye Bam.

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