Q: Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job dealing with the federal budget deficit - (Obama) or (Romney)? (Among registered voters, half sample)
Question 20 of 36
In this poll:
President Obama clings to a four-point lead over Republican Mitt Romney in Virginia as both sides ramp up campaigns in the crucial battleground state.
This Washington Post poll was conducted by telephone October 22 to 26, 2012, among a random sample of 1,504 adults in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Interviews were conducted on conventional and cellular telephones, and carried out in English and Spanish by Abt-SRBI of New York. The results from the full sample have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 2.5 percentage points; it is three points for the samples of 1,309 registered voters and 3.5 points for the sample of 1,228 likely voters.