The non-partisan Texas Lyceum Poll finds that among likely voters, 58 percent would vote for Romney and Paul Ryan. Thirty- nine percent would vote for Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.
Republican Ted Cruz also leads Democrat Paul Sadler by 24 points on the U.S. Senate ballot, according to the poll which was conducted September 10-26.
When asked about the direction the country is headed, 42 percent of the surveyed believe that the country is moving in the right direction, while 51 percent believe that they are off on the wrong track.
Looking at personal economic evaluations, equal proportions of the surveyed said they were better and worse off than they were a year ago, both at 24 percent, while 50 percent said that they were doing about the same.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- A majority of U.S. voters expect President Barack Obama to do a better job than his Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the first presidential debate, to be held on Wednesday in Denver, Colorado almost a month ahead of the November showdown, according to a poll by the Pew Research Center released on Tuesday.
The latest Pew poll, conducted from Sept. 27 to 30, found that more voters, by a margin of 51 percent to 29 percent, said Obama would do better than Romney in the upcoming debate. Full story
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney is taking a pounding in key battleground states of Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida, but the upcoming debates could provide the Republican challenger a chance to bounce back.
U.S. President Barack Obama steamrolled over Romney in a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday that showed he was ahead 53 percent to 44 percent in Florida; 53 percent to 43 percent in Ohio; and 54 percent to 42 percent in Pennsylvania. Full story