NH poll: Obama favored over Romney
DURHAM, N.H.—A new poll in New Hampshire shows President Barack Obama is maintaining a lead over expected Republican nominee Mitt Romney.
In a WMUR Granite State Poll released Monday, 51 percent of likely New Hampshire voters polled said they would vote for Obama; 42 percent said they would vote for Romney. Two percent said they would vote for another candidate; 5 percent were undecided.
The telephone poll of 486 adults was conducted from April 9-20 by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center, with a sampling margin of error of plus or minus 4.2 percentage points.
The poll asked a total of 538 adults if they approved of the job Obama is doing: 50 percent approved, 47 percent disapproved. The sampling margin of error was plus or minus 4.4 percentage points.