Latest Gallup/USA Today Numbers: Some thoughts from Joel Benenson, Obama campaign pollster

The latest Gallup USA Today Battleground survey showing President Obama and Governor Romney tied with women in battleground states (48-48) is an extreme outlier, defying the trends seen in every other battleground and national poll.

This result underscores deep flaws in Gallup’s likely voter screen.

Only 2 years ago the distortions in Gallup’s likely voter screen were exposed, leaving Gallup’s survey 9 points off the mark just days before the election. [cont.]

Joel Benenson, Obama campaign pollster (via BuzzFeed)

See also:

Swing States poll: Women push Romney into lead (USA Today)