September 26, 2012 - Obama Has Big Leads In Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Quinnipiac University/CBS News/New York Times Swing State Poll Finds

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  • FLORIDA: Obama 53 - Romney 44
  • OHIO: Obama 53 - Romney 43
  • PENNSYLVANIA: Obama 54 - Romney 42
President Barack Obama is over the magic 50 percent mark and tops Gov. Mitt Romney among likely voters by 9 to 12 percentage points in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, according to a Quinnipiac University/ CBS News/New York Times Swing State Poll released today.

Voters in each state see President Obama as better than Gov. Romney to handle the economy, health care, Medicare, national security, an international crisis and immigration. Romney ties or inches ahead of the president on handling the budget deficit.

Matching Obama against Romney in each of these key states - no one has won the White House since 1960 without taking at least two of them - shows:
  • Florida: Obama leads Romney 53 - 44 percent, compared to 49 - 46 percent August 23;
  • Ohio: Obama over Romney 53 - 43 percent, compared to 50 - 44 percent August 23;
  • Pennsylvania: Obama tops Romney 54 - 42 percent, unchanged from 53 - 42 percent August 1.
Likely voters say Obama can better handle the economy, the top issue listed by voters, 51 - 46 percent in Florida, 51 - 45 percent in Ohio and 51 - 45 percent in Pennsylvania.

"Gov. Mitt Romney had a bad week in the media and it shows in these key swing states," said Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute. "The furor over his 47 percent remark almost certainly is a major factor in the roughly double-digit leads President Barack Obama has in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. The debates may be Romney's best chance to reverse the trend in his favor."

"The wide difference between the two candidates is not just a result of Romney's bad week. In Ohio and Florida votes are basically split down the middle on whether the county and they and their families are worse or better off than they were four years ago. If voters don't think they are worse off, it is difficult to see them throwing out an incumbent whose personal ratings with voters remains quite high," Brown added.

"The president's strength results from the fact that for the first time in the entire campaign, he is seen as better able to fix the economy than is Romney, the issue that has been the Republican's calling card since the general election campaign began. And the economy remains the overwhelming choice as the most important issue to voters' presidential choice."

Florida

Women likely voters back Obama 58 - 39 percent while men are divided with 50 percent for Romney and 47 percent for Obama. Hispanic voters go Democratic 55 - 41 percent while independent voters are split with 49 percent for Romney and 46 percent for Obama.

The economy is the most important issue for 47 percent of Florida voters, while 20 percent list health care; 10 percent list the budget deficit and 8 percent list national security.

The president would do a better job on health care, voters say 54 - 41 percent and do a better job on Medicare, voters say 55 - 40 percent. Voters over 55 say Obama would do a better job on Medicare 52 - 42 percent and back the president 53 - 45 percent.

Voters tip to Romney 48 - 46 percent on who would do a better job on the budget deficit.

A total of 53 percent of Florida voters are "very confident" or "somewhat confident" in Obama's ability to make the right decisions about events in the Middle East, compared to 46 percent for Romney.

Obama cares about their needs and problems, voters say 57 - 40 percent, while Romney doesn't care, voters say 55 - 41 percent.

In Florida's U.S. Senate race, Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson leads U.S. Rep. Connie Mack, the Republican challenger, 53 - 39 percent.

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio gets a 47 - 27 percent favorability while former Gov. Charlie Crist gets a split 40 - 40 percent favorability.

Florida voters disapprove 48 - 38 percent of the job Gov. Rick Scott is doing.

"If Gov. Charlie Crist is contemplating a political comeback, he is neither in great or terrible shape. Overall voters are split on whether they view him favorably or unfavorably," Brown said.

"If Crist is planning a run as a Democrat, he would enter a primary with almost four times as many party members seeing him favorably as unfavorably," said Brown.

Ohio

Obama leads 60 - 35 percent among Ohio women likely voters, while men support Romney 52 - 44 percent. White voters back Romney by a narrow 49 - 46 percent, while 98 percent of black voters back the president. Independent voters are split with 47 percent for Romney and 46 percent for Obama.

The economy is the most important issue for 49 percent of Ohio voters, while 21 percent list health care; 12 percent list the budget deficit and 5 percent list national security.

The president would do a better job on health care, voters say 54 - 40 percent and do a better job on Medicare, voters say 55 - 39 percent. Voters over 55 say Obama would do a better job on Medicare 54 - 41 percent and back the president 52 - 44 percent.

Romney would do a better job on the budget deficit, voters say 49 - 45.

A total of 55 percent of Ohio voters are "very confident" or "somewhat confident" in Obama's ability to make the right decisions about events in the Middle East, compared to 46 percent for Romney.

Obama cares about their needs and problems, voters say 59 - 38 percent, while Romney doesn't care, voters say 57 - 38 percent.

If reelected, Obama policies would treat everyone the same, 31 percent of voters say, while 28 percent say he would favor the middle class; 25 percent say he would favor the poor and 8 percent say he would favor the rich.

Romney policies would favor the rich, 58 percent of voters say; 29 percent say he would treat all the same, while 9 percent say he would favor the middle class and 1 percent say he would favor the poor.

In Ohio's U.S. Senate race, Democratic incumbent Sen. Sherrod Brown leads State Treasurer Josh Mandel, the Republican challenger, 50 - 40 percent.

Ohio voters approve 48 - 35 percent of the job Gov. John Kasich is doing.

"Mitt Romney may not be doing well in Ohio, but his fellow Republican, Gov. John Kasich, seems to have resurrected his political standing in the Buckeye State," said Brown. "Kasich finds himself with a mid-teens double digit positive approval margin."

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania women likely voters back Obama 58 - 37 percent, while men split with 49 percent for Romney and 48 percent for the president. Independent voters are split 48 - 48 percent.

The economy is the most important issue for 48 percent of Pennsylvania voters, while 20 percent list health care; 11 percent list the budget deficit and 7 percent list national security.

The president would do a better job on health care, voters say 54 - 41 percent and do a better job on Medicare, voters say 55 - 39 percent. Voters over 55 say Obama would do a better job on Medicare 52 - 43 percent and back the president 50 - 46 percent.

Romney would do a better job on the budget deficit, voters say 48 - 45.

A total of 57 percent of Pennsylvania voters are "very confident" or "somewhat confident" in Obama's ability to make the right decisions about events in the Middle East, compared to 44 percent for Romney.

Obama cares about their needs and problems, voters say 60 - 37 percent, while Romney doesn't care, voters say 57 - 38 percent.

If reelected, Obama policies would treat everyone the same, 29 percent of voters say, while 30 percent say he would favor the middle class; 26 percent say he would favor the poor and 9 percent say he would favor the rich.

Romney policies would favor the rich, 59 percent of voters say; 29 percent say he would treat all the same, while 9 percent say he would favor the middle class and less than 1 percent say he would favor the poor.

In Pennsylvania's U.S. Senate race, Democratic incumbent Sen. Robert Casey Jr. leads businessman Tom Smith, the Republican challenger, 49 - 43 percent.

Pennsylvania voters disapprove 47 - 36 percent of the job Gov. Tom Corbett is doing.

"While judges and politicians debate Pennsylvania's voter ID measure, voters are solidly in support of the measure, 62 - 35 percent," Brown said. And 99 percent of voters say they believe they have the necessary documents to cast a ballot."

From September 18 - 24, Quinnipiac University, in cooperation with CBS News and The New York Times, surveyed:
  • 1,196 Florida likely voters with a margin of error of +/- 2.8 percent;
  • 1,162 Ohio likely voters with a margin of error of +/- 2.9 percent;
  • 1,180 Pennsylvania likely voters with a margin of error of +/- 2.9 percent.
Live interviewers call land lines and cell phones. For individual statewide crosstabs and trends visit - http://www.quinnipiac.edu/polling.xml or call (203) 582-5201.

For individual statewide crosstabs call (203) 582-5201 or click: Crosstabs by State


1. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Barack Obama the Democrat and Mitt Romney the Republican, for whom would you vote? (If undecided) As of today, do you lean more toward Obama or Romney? (Table includes leaners)
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Obama                53%    53%    54%
Romney               44     43     42
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      1
DK/NA                 3      3      2
 
 
1a. (If candidate chosen q1) Is your mind made up, or do you think you might change your mind before the election?
                     LIKELY VOTERS......
                     CANDIDATE CHOSEN Q1
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Mind made up         92%    92%    92%
Might change          7      7      7
DK/NA                 1      1      1
 
 
1b. (If Obama q1) Is your mind made up, or do you think you might change your mind before the election?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     OBAMA Q1........
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Mind made up         91%    91%    91%
Might change          8      8      8
DK/NA                 1      -      1
 
 
1c. (If Romney q1) Is your mind made up, or do you think you might change your mind before the election?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     ROMNEY Q1.......
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Mind made up         92%    92%    92%
Might change          7      6      7
DK/NA                 1      2      1
 
 
2. Is your opinion of Mitt Romney favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Favorable            41%    41%    41%
Unfavorable          48     49     50
Hvn't hrd enough      9      8      8
REFUSED               2      2      2
 
 
3. Is your opinion of Barack Obama favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Favorable            54%    54%    54%
Unfavorable          42     43     43
Hvn't hrd enough      2      1      2
REFUSED               2      2      2
 
 
4. (If Obama q1) Would you describe your support for Barack Obama as strongly favoring him, or do you like him but with reservations, or do you support him because you dislike Mitt Romney?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     OBAMA Q1........
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Strongly favor       73%    66%    66%
Like/Reservations    20     25     25
Dislike Romney        6      8      7
DK/NA                 1      1      2
 
 
5. (If Romney q1) Would you describe your support for Mitt Romney as strongly favoring him, or do you like him but with reservations, or do you support him because you dislike Barack Obama?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     ROMNEY Q1.......
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Strongly favor       57%    51%    52%
Like/Reservations    22     30     28
Dislike Obama        20     18     19
DK/NA                 1      1      1
 
 
6. If the election for United States Senator were being held today and the candidates were Bill Nelson(FL)/Sherrod Brown(OH)/Bob Casey Jr.(PA) the Democrat and Connie Mack(FL)/Josh Mandel(OH)/Tom Smith(PA) the Republican, for whom would you vote? (If undecided) As of today, do you lean more toward Nelson(FL)/Brown(OH)/Casey Jr.(PA) or Mack(FL)/Mandel(OH)/Smith(PA)? (Table includes leaners)
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Democrat             53%    50%    49%
Republican           39     40     43
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -      -      -
DK/NA                 8      9      8
 
 
7. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Rick Scott(FL)/John Kasich(OH)/Tom Corbett(PA) is handling his job as Governor?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Approve              38%    48%    36%
Disapprove           48     35     47
DK/NA                14     18     17
 
 
8. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as President?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Approve              50%    50%    51%
Disapprove           47     47     45
DK/NA                 3      3      3
 
 
9. (FL & OH) Do you think you'll vote in person on Election Day, or do you think that you will vote early by mail or absentee ballot or will you vote at an early voting location?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Election day         58%    67%    94%
Mail/Absentee        18     23      5
Early voting locatn  21      8     na
DK/NA                 3      2      1
 
 
10. Is your opinion of the Democratic Party favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about it?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Favorable            49%    48%    50%
Unfavorable          43     40     40
Hvn't hrd enough      5      7      6
REFUSED               3      4      4
 
 
11. Is your opinion of the Republican Party favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about it?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Favorable            38%    37%    37%
Unfavorable          50     49     51
Hvn't hrd enough      8      9      8
REFUSED               4      4      3
 
 
12. Is your opinion of Joe Biden favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Favorable            43%    38%    45%
Unfavorable          41     40     40
Hvn't hrd enough     15     21     14
REFUSED               1      1      1
 
 
13. Is your opinion of Paul Ryan favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Favorable            36%    34%    33%
Unfavorable          36     33     36
Hvn't hrd enough     26     32     31
REFUSED               1      -      1
 
 
14. Is your opinion of Bill Clinton favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Favorable            68%    66%    67%
Unfavorable          28     30     27
Hvn't hrd enough      2      3      2
REFUSED               2      2      3
 
 
14a. (FL) Is your opinion of Charlie Crist favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     FLORIDA LIKELY VOTERS
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Favorable            40%     -      -
Unfavorable          40      -      -
Hvn't hrd enough     17      -      -
REFUSED               2      -      -
 
 
14b. (FL) Is your opinion of Marco Rubio favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     FLORIDA LIKELY VOTERS
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Favorable            47%     -      -
Unfavorable          27      -      -
Hvn't hrd enough     25      -      -
REFUSED               1      -      -
 
 
15. In general which comes closest to your feelings about the Obama presidency so far? Would you say you are very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat disappointed or very disappointed?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Very satisfied       20%    16%    15%
Somewhat satisfied   29     33     34
Somewht disappointed 13     17     16
Very disappointed    37     34     34
DK/NA                 1      1      1
 
 
16. In deciding who you would like to see elected President this year, which one of the following issues will be most important to you, national security, the economy, health care, the budget deficit, taxes, immigration, or something else?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
National security     8%     5%     7%
The economy          47     49     48
Health care          20     21     20
The budget deficit   10     12     11
Taxes                 4      4      4
Immigration           2      -      1
Something else        7      6      7
DK/NA                 2      2      2
 
 
17. Compared to past presidential elections, how would you describe your level of enthusiasm about voting in this year's presidential election; are you more enthusiastic than usual, less enthusiastic, or about the same as usual?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
More                 47%    35%    32%
Less                 14     17     18
About the same       39     48     50
DK/NA                 -      1      -
 
 
18. Would you say that - Barack Obama cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Yes                  57%    59%    60%
No                   40     38     37
DK/NA                 3      3      3
 
 
19. Would you say that - Mitt Romney cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Yes                  41%    38%    38%
No                   55     57     57
DK/NA                 4      5      5
 
 
20. How confident are you in - Barack Obama's ability to be an effective Commander-in-Chief of the nation's military; are you very confident, somewhat confident, not too confident, or not at all confident?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Very confident       37%    35%    36%
Somewhat confident   18     23     24
Not too confident    13     14     12
Not at all confident 31     27     27
DK/NA                 1      1      -
 
 
21. How confident are you in - Mitt Romney's ability to be an effective Commander-in-Chief of the nation's military; are you very confident, somewhat confident, not too confident, or not at all confident?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Very confident       23%    20%    19%
Somewhat confident   26     32     31
Not too confident    18     17     21
Not at all confident 31     28     27
DK/NA                 2      3      2
 
 
22. How confident are you in - Barack Obama's ability to make the right decisions about events in the Middle East; are you very confident, somewhat confident, not too confident, or not at all confident?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Very confident       30%    27%    27%
Somewhat confident   23     28     30
Not too confident    10     13     12
Not at all confident 36     31     31
DK/NA                 1      -      -
 
 
23. How confident are you in - Mitt Romney's ability to make the right decisions about events in the Middle East; are you very confident, somewhat confident, not too confident, or not at all confident?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Very confident       20%    17%    18%
Somewhat confident   26     29     26
Not too confident    18     19     23
Not at all confident 33     33     31
DK/NA                 2      2      2
 
 
24. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think would do a better job on - the economy, Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Obama                51%    51%    51%
Romney               46     45     45
DK/NA                 4      3      4
 
 
25. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think would do a better job on - health care, Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Obama                54%    54%    54%
Romney               41     40     41
DK/NA                 5      5      4
 
26. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think would do a better job on - national security, Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Obama                52%    53%    55%
Romney               44     41     40
DK/NA                 5      6      5
 
 
27. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think would do a better job on - Medicare, Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Obama                55%    55%    55%
Romney               40     39     39
DK/NA                 5      5      6
 
 
28. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think would do a better job on - taxes, Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Obama                52%    53%    53%
Romney               43     43     42
DK/NA                 5      4      5
 
 
29. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think would do a better job on - women's reproductive health issues, Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Obama                60%    59%    58%
Romney               32     30     32
DK/NA                 9     11      9
 
 
30. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think would do a better job - handling an international crisis, Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Obama                53%    54%    56%
Romney               42     39     39
DK/NA                 5      7      5
 
 
31. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think would do a better job on - foreign policy, Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Obama                52%    54%    56%
Romney               42     41     40
DK/NA                 5      6      4
 
 
32. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think would do a better job on - the budget deficit, Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Obama                46%    45%    45%
Romney               48     49     48
DK/NA                 6      6      7
 
 
33. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think would do a better job on - immigration, Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Obama                51%    48%    51%
Romney               42     43     41
DK/NA                 7      9      8
 
 
34. Which comes closest to your view of Barack Obama's economic policies, A) They are improving the economy now, and will probably continue to do so, or B) They have not improved the economy yet, but will if given more time, or C) They are not improving the economy and probably never will.
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
A)Improving now      34%    33%    27%
B)Will improve       22     25     30
C)Will never improve 43     41     42
ECONOMY WORSE(VOL)    -      -      -
DK/NA                 1      1      1
 
 
35. If Barack Obama is re-elected President, do you think the policies of his administration will favor the rich, favor the middle class, favor the poor, or will they treat all groups the same?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Favor the rich        7%     8%     9%
Favor middle class   26     28     30
Favor the poor       29     25     26
Treat all the same   31     31     29
DK/NA                 7      7      6
 
 
36. If Mitt Romney is elected President, do you think the policies of his administration will favor the rich, favor the middle class, favor the poor, or will they treat all groups the same?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Favor the rich       56%    58%    59%
Favor middle class    8      9      9
Favor the poor        -      1      -
Treat all the same   31     29     29
DK/NA                 4      2      3
 
 
37. Compared with four years ago, is the United States better off today, worse off today, or about the same?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Better off           40%    39%    35%
Worse off            43     39     41
About the same       16     22     24
DK/NA                 1      1      1
 
 
38. Compared with four years ago, are you and your family better off today, worse off today, or about the same?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Better off           28%    29%    23%
Worse off            32     29     30
About the same       40     41     46
DK/NA                 1      -      -
 
 
39. Which of these comes closer to your opinion, The United States is more successful when the government emphasizes self-reliance and individual responsibility, or The United States is more successful when the government emphasizes community and shared responsibility.
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Self-reliance        45%    47%    47%
Community            47     44     45
BOTH (VOL)            2      2      3
DK/NA                 6      6      5
 
 
40. In general, do you support or oppose the United States increasing the amount of drilling for oil and natural gas in offshore waters?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Support              62%    68%    65%
Oppose               32     26     27
DK/NA                 6      6      7
 
 
41. In general, do you support or oppose the United States increasing the amount of drilling for oil and natural gas on federally owned land?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Support              70%    69%    69%
Oppose               23     24     25
DK/NA                 7      7      7
 
 
42. Which comes closer to your view, Government should do more to solve national problems or government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals.
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Should do more       42%    40%    42%
Doing too much       49     54     51
DK/NA                 9      6      7
 
 
43. Do you think the - Obama campaign is saying things it believes to be true, or is it deliberately misleading people?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Saying true things   53%    53%    55%
Misleading people    43     42     39
DK/NA                 5      5      6
 
 
44. Do you think the - Romney campaign is saying things it believes to be true, or is it deliberately misleading people?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Saying true things   43%    40%    45%
Misleading people    49     54     49
DK/NA                 7      7      6
 
 
45. Have you seen any commercials on television for - Mitt Romney, or not?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Yes                  94%    95%    84%
No/Haven't seen       6      5     16
DK/NA                 -      -      1
 
 
46. Have you seen any commercials on television for - Barack Obama, or not?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Yes                  94%    95%    83%
No/Haven't seen       5      4     17
DK/NA                 -      -      1
 
 
47. Do you plan on watching any of the upcoming presidential debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Yes                  91%    87%    86%
No                    7     10     12
DK/NA                 3      3      2
 
 
47a. (FL) As you may know, the Obama administration has announced a new policy in which young illegal immigrants who came to the country as children will be able to obtain work permits and will not face deportation. Do you support or oppose this new policy?
                     FLORIDA LIKELY VOTERS
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Support              66%     -      -
Oppose               28      -      -
DK/NA                 6      -      -
 
 
47b. (OH) Do you think the government loans to the American auto industry were mostly a success or mostly a failure?
                     OHIO LIKELY VOTERS
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Mostly a success      -     62%     -
Mostly a failure      -     30      -
DK/NA                 -      8      -
 
 
47c. (PA) As you may know, there have been efforts in some states to require voters to show a photo identification card to vote. Some people say this is needed to prevent people from voting who are not eligible to vote. Other people say such efforts are designed to suppress voting by minorities. What do you think, do you support or oppose efforts to require voters to show a photo identification card to vote?
                     PENNSYLVANIA LIKELY VOTERS
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Support               -      -     62%
Oppose                -      -     35
DK/NA                 -      -      2
 
 
47d. (PA) Do you currently have government-issued photo identification such as a driver's license or U.S. passport, or not?
                     PENNSYLVANIA LIKELY VOTERS
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Yes                   -      -     99%
No                    -      -      1
DK/NA                 -      -      -
 
 
48. From what you've read and heard, do you think Barack Obama is removing U.S. troops from Afghanistan too quickly, not quickly enough, or is he handling this about right?
                     LIKELY VOTERS...
                     FL     OH     PA
 
Too quickly          19%    19%    15%
Not quickly enough   34     27     32
About right          42     47     43
DK/NA                 5      7      9
 
 

Additional info by state:
Florida: Crosstabs Demographic Summary
Ohio: Crosstabs Demographic Summary
Pennsylvania: Crosstabs Demographic Summary