Romney surges into lead - Rasmussen

Gallup still has Obama up by 5, but that's a 7 day rolling average so movement won't be expected there until next week. But Rasmussen has a three day rolling average, and two of those days have data from after the debate. While Rasmussen will be a little more volatile, Romney has surged into the lead by 2 points according to the pollster: The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows Mitt Romney attracting support from 49% of voters nationwide, while President Obama earns the vote from 47%. Two percent (2%) prefer some other candidate, and two percent (2%) are undecided. These results are based upon nightly interviews and reported on a three-day rolling average basis. As a result, only about two-thirds of the interviews for today's update were conducted after the presidential debate. Sunday morning's update will be the first national polling based entirely upon post-debate interviews. Still, the numbers reflect quite a debate bounce for Romney....(Read Full Post)