Posted by Brian
Hot on the heels of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's recall election victory, Mitt Romney has for the first time, pulled ahead of President Barack Obama in a new Rasmussen poll. Considered a key state, and one that Republicans have not won in 24 years, this could bode poorly for Obama, and indicate a massive landslide to Romney in November.
Barack Obama won Wisconsin by nearly 14% in 2008.
Election 2012: Wisconsin President Wisconsin: Romney 47%, Obama 44%
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 Mitt Romney now leads President Obama for the first time in Wisconsin where the president's support has fallen to its lowest level to date.
The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Voters shows Romney with 47% of the vote to Obama’s 44%. Five percent (5%) prefer some other candidate, and four percent (4%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
Prior to this survey, Obama's support in the state has ranged from 45% to 52%, while Romney has earned 41% to 45%. Last month, the numbers were Obama 49%, Romney 45%. The president led his likely Republican challenger by 11 points in March - 52% to 41%.
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