Election 2012

Johnson Trims Obama's Lead in Nevada

The Libertarian's presence turns the race into a virtual draw in the state


PPP's newest Nevada poll finds President Obama leading Mitt Romney 51 percent to 47 percent.

But when Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson is included, he draws mostly from Obama: "When Gary Johnson's included he gets 3% and actually takes mostly from Obama, pulling his lead over Romney down to 48/47. That could be something worth keeping an eye on."