Obama is more likeable, but trust Romney more to handle the economy
It’s official: With President Barack Obama’sacceptance speech in Charlotte Thursday night, both the Republicans and Democrats have chosen their nominees for the 2012 presidential election.
Let the real race begin.
A lot can change between now and Nov. 6: Gaffes, scandals or even major international news events could shift the dynamics of the campaign.
The latest Gallup Polls show registered voterspreferring Obama to Mitt Romney by just one percentage point, 47 percent to 46 percent. A USA Today/Gallup poll taken just before the party conventions found American voters think Obama is more likeable, but trust Romney more to handle the economy.
Pundits have been busy for months handicapping the major-party candidates on various factors: incumbent advantage, fundraising clout, even religion.