Election 2012

Obama Popular With Women

Has an 18 point lead over Romney


A new poll gives President Obama the edge over Mitt Romney, with the president building a commanding lead among female voters.

In Quinnipiac's latest survey, Obama beats Romney 49 percent to 45 percent among likely voters. That lead is built upon the 56 percent to 38 percent advantage that Obama has built among women. Romney has a 10-point lead among men, leading Obama 52 percent to 42 percent.