Poll Says Obama Leads Romney in Three Key Battleground States

Poll Says Obama Leads Romney in Three Key Battleground States

President Barack Obama

[New York Times]

According to Quinnipiac University/New York Times/CBS News polls, President Obama is leading Mitt Romney in three key battleground states: Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida.

The poll, which was conducted from July 24-30, 2012, polled 1,177 likely voters in Florida, 1,193 in Ohio and 1,168 in Pennsylvania.

Currently, Obama holds a lead of over six percentage points in Florida and Ohio on Romney. He holds a much stronger 11 point lead in Pennsylvania. The poll has a plus/minus margin of error of about three points.

Surveys are also expected to be conducted in Wisconsin, Virginia and Colorado.

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