Skooter reporting 09/11/12
A Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday, shows that President Barack Obama still ahead of Republican presidential challengermaintaining an increase in popularity that followed the Democratic National Convention.
If the November 6 U.S. election were held today, out of the 1,419 expected voters polled online over the previous four days shows 47% would vote for Obama and 43 percent for Romney.
The president's margin over Romney in the daily rolling poll remained steady from Saturday's numbers, sparking the heat on Republican strategists who were eager for a more subdued post-convention spring back for Obama in the wake of Friday's release of weak employment numbers.
According to Ipsos pollster Julia Clark, the Democrats are on good footing going into the rest of the election. Clark, repeating her prediction that the gap in poll numbers between Obama and Romney is expected to narrow and stay close up to November 6.