President Obama is still leading all named Republican candidates in early polling on the 2012 race for the White House. Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey reveals the Congressman and the President are running almost dead even.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey reveals the following results:
Rick Perry 40% vs Barack Obama 43%
Michele Bachmann 39% vs Barack Obama 43%
Mitt Romney 38% vs Barack Obama 46%
The match-up surveys of 1,000 Likely Voters were conducted August 17-22, 2011 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error for the surveys is +/- 3% with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC
Source: Rasmussen Reports