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Post-ABC 2012 election tracking poll, Oct. 21-24

In this poll:

This is the fourth release from the Washington Post-ABC News 2012 election tracking poll. Click "Detailed view" on any question to see question results among political and demographic groups.

Poll Questions

Q: How closely are you following the 2012 presidential race: very closely, somewhat closely, not so closely, or not closely at all? (Among registered voters)

Q: I'd like you to rate the chances that you will vote in the presidential election in November: Are you absolutely certain to vote, will you probably vote, are the chances 50-50, or less than that? (Among registered voters)

Q: (IF CERTAIN TO VOTE) Do you think you'll (vote in person at your polling place on Election Day), or (vote before Election Day by early voting or mail-in ballot)? (Among registeredvoters)

Q: (AMONG LIKELY VOTERS) If the presidential election were being held today and the candidates were (Obama and Biden, the Democrats) and (Romney and Ryan, the Republicans), for whom would you vote?

No opinion

Q: (Among Obama supporters) Would you say you are very enthusiastic about supporting Obama somewhat enthusiastic, not so enthusiastic, or not enthusiastic at all?

Q: (Among Romney supporters) Would you say you are very enthusiastic about supporting Romney somewhat enthusiastic, not so enthusiastic, or not enthusiastic at all?

Q: (Among registered voters) Do you approve or disapprove of the way Obama is handling his job as president?

No opinion

Q: Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job handling the economy - (Obama) or (Romney)? (Among likely voters)

No opinion

Q: Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job handling international affairs - (Obama) or (Romney)? (Among likely voters, half sample)

No opinion

Q: Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job advancing the interests of the middle class - (Obama) or (Romney)? (Among likely voters)

No opinion

Q: Regardless of who you may support, who do you think better understands the economic problems people in this country are having - (Obama) or (Romney)? (Among likely voters)

No opinion

Q: Just your best guess, who do you think will win the presidential election this year - (Obama) or (Romney)? (Among likely voters)

Q: (Among registered voters) Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a...

 
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