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Final Gallup, Rasmussen Polls: Romney 49, Obama 48

Steve of CA Wrote: Nov 05, 2012 8:42 PM
For Obama to win, excluding Colorado and North Carolina, where they are exactly tied, and assuming he holds onto states listed as likely or strongly for him, he will need to take 53 out of 77 votes from the states listed as barely Democratic in order to win.

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...