Main issues The AEC considers that: These amendments serve to expedite the processing of postal vote applications and the issuing of postal votes.
FHQ dealt with the Nutmeg state last week and the two polls from PPP and Quinnipiac neatly encapsulate the state of polling in the presidential horserace there.
The margin in Connecticut in polling has tightened noticeably compared to the election results, but thus far that has only brought the state into the lean category in FHQ's weighted averages.
This is a fun one to talk about, but if Connecticut amounts to anything on election day -- as in flipping to Romney -- it is an icing on the cake sort of state for the former Massachusetts governor.
He will have already won. All the talk in the wake of this PPP survey was about how the margin had declined in the Hawkeye state. Elsewhere, Iowa has already been quite tight. But this poll actually served to grow the FHQ average in Obama's favor.
It was a minimal increase, but an increase nonetheless. Iowa is a toss up state That's why Obama is there this week. The margin has narrowed based on the polls from one firm.
Speaking of narrowing, Gravis Marketing has the gap in Ohio closing This is the first poll from Gravis in Ohio, and we don't have a previous poll at which to look.
That said, the poll is in line with several surveys showing either a tie -- which this one isn't quite, mind you -- or a small Romney lead four of the seven August polls.
Overall, none of these polls triggered any shifts in either the map still in the president's direction or the Electoral College Spectrum.
Ohio still mans the victory line spot where either candidate would cross the electoral vote threshold and is still on the Obama side -- with some statistical cushion -- of several other swing states including Iowa.
Ohio, then, occupies an somewhat isolated position of its own, closer to Romney than the four Toss Up Obama states between it and the Lean Obama states. The Electoral College Spectrum1.In the presidential election, Mitt Romney won 48% of the popular vote but only 38% of the electoral vote.
This is because although Americans vote directly for their chosen candidate in the presidential election every 4 years, the president is elected by the institution called the Electoral College. The number of electoral votes a state is assigned is the total size of their delegation to Congress — two Senators plus the number of House representatives they have.
In the election, all four of Maine's electoral votes were won by Obama and all five of Nebraska's electoral votes were won by Romney.
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