Poll: Obama in tight race against Republican rivals

By REUTERS
August 23, 2011 05:20

 
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WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is in a dead heat with Republicans presidential candidates Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann and Ron Paul among registered voters, according to a Gallup poll issued on Monday.

Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney leads Obama by two percentage points -- 48 percent to 46 percent, when respondents were asked whom they would vote for if the 2012 presidential election were held today.

Texas Governor Rick Perry and Obama are tied at 47 percent. Democrat Obama edges out Texas congressman Ron Paul 47 percent to 45 percent and leads Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann for four percentage points.

The results show at this point in the campaign voters are fairly evenly divided over giving Obama a second term or electing a Republican candidate, the Gallup said.

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