President Obama Still Getting Smoked by Mitt Romney in Arizona Polls
There was a poll that showed the race between President Obama and former Massachusetts Governor a "toss up" in Arizona -- once. That was also in April.
That hasn't been the case since, as a poll released today by Public Policy Polling shows the prez down nine percentage points to Romney.
The thought of Obama winning Arizona -- which the president's campaign has claimed is possible -- hasn't sounded like a plausible idea in months, as far as the polls are concerned.
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According to PPP, 53 percent of Arizonans are planning to go for Romney, and 44 percent for Obama. Four percent claimed they haven't decided.
Half of the people used in this poll voted for Senator John McCain in 2008, and 44 percent voted for Obama. McCain actually won 54-45.
Last month, PPP's poll had Obama down 11 points to Romney.
On the other hand, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Richard Carmona appears to have a shot at victory, if this poll is to be trusted.
Forty-four percent opted for Republican Jeff Flake to take over retiring Senator Jon Kyl's seat, while 43 percent went for Carmona. The other 13 percent said they were undecided.
The last PPP poll had Flake and Carmona tied up at 38 percent each.
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