Poll #1 from CNN: The race is tied among likely voters at 48 percent apiece, and Republicans have a six-percentage-point enthusiasm edge. Mitt Romney's favorability is now +10, at 53/43. For the first time, Romney is viewed more favorably than President Obama, who's at 51/48. Joe Biden's under-water on favorability, while Paul Ryan is +11. Romney has a six-point lead on the economy, is virtually tied on foreign policy and Medicare, and has overtaken Obama on leadership qualities. He has also seized the lead on the question of which candidate has an "optimistic vision" for the country's future. Romney...
I believe they use their partisan identification (along with a likely-voter determination) breakdown to weight their polls: http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/mood_of_america/partisan_trends R: 37.6 D: 33.3 So it's an R+4.3 poll.
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