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Final Gallup, Rasmussen Polls: Romney 49, Obama 48

Ind Observer Wrote: Nov 05, 2012 5:21 PM
My sense of the race from looking at polls and lots of other election news is that Romney has a slight lead among voters going to the polls. I hope the lead is large enough to overcome the bags of ballots cruising around battleground states in assorted peoples trunks to be discovered a few days after the election.

No promises, but this may well be my last post devoted to polling before the ultimate poll is taken and tabulated tomorrow.  These surveys are the crack cocaine of politics, and we're all going to need to detox on Wednesday.  And with that, voila: Gallup's final pre-election poll has fallen in line with virtually every other national poll, showing Romney ahead by a mere point, 49/48.  The bad news for Republicans is that this lead is diminished from the GOP ticket's five point edge prior to Gallup suspending its polling due to the storm. The good news is that...