Post-ABC 2012 election tracking poll, Oct. 20-23

In this poll:

This is the third 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?

Q: (IF SUPPORT OBAMA OR ROMNEY) Will you definitely vote for [Obama/Romney], or just probably? (Among likely voters)

Q: (IF SUPPORT OBAMA) Will you definitely vote for Obama, or just probably? (Among likely voters)

Q: (IF SUPPORT ROMNEY) Will you definitely vote for Romney, or just probably? (Among likely voters)

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?

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)

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)

Q: I have a question about the presidential debate between (Obama) and (Romney) Monday night. From what you've seen, heard or read about it - who, in your opinion, won the debate? (Among likely voters)

Q: As a result of the three presidential debates that have been held, do you have a better opinion of Obama, a worse opinion, or haven’t the debates changed your opinion one way or the other? (Among likely voters)

Q: As a result of the three presidential debates that have been held, do you have a better opinion of Romney, a worse opinion, or haven’t the debates changed your opinion one way or the other? (Among likely voters)

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

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