… Presidential re-election races are almost always about the incumbent and whether or not they should be given an additional four years in office. This race looks to be no different.
There is no sign of any good economic news on the horizon and two thirds of the American Electorate is focused on pocketbook issues as their top concern. Fifty-seven percent (57%) of these voters disapprove of the job the President is doing on the economy, sixty-two percent (62%) disapprove in his handling of the budget and federal spending, and fifty-four percent (54%) believe that Mitt Romney would be better at job creation.
Yes, Mitt Romney has the issue advantage with these pocketbook focused voters, and is winning their support by fifty-three percent (53%) to Barrack Obama’s forty-four percent (44%). [cont. - PDF]
Ed Goeas and Brian Nienaber, Tarrance Group