Presidential poll shows Obama has slight lead

A new Quinnipiac University poll out Thursday shows that November's presidential election is shaping up to be a close one.The poll shows President Barack Obama

HAMDEN - A new Quinnipiac University poll out Thursday shows that November's presidential election is shaping up to be a close one.

The poll shows President Barack Obama with 46 percent of the vote.

The leading GOP candidate, Mitt Romney, has 42 percent

The poll has about a 2 percent margin of error.

The numbers also showed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie leading the pack when it comes to potential running mates for Mitt Romney. Quinnipiac University found that 31 percent say Christie would make a good choice.

Twenty-four percent of those polled believe Florida Sen. Marco Rubio would be a good running mate.

And Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan got 23 percent.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Elianna Cruz died Wednesday after she was shot 1 Family of slain Stamford woman seeks answers after shooting
Police say Greenwich Representative Town Meeting member Christopher 2 Police: Greenwich town official charged with sexual assault
Court records say police traced more than 1,300 3 Greenwich man accused of collecting child porn resigns from RTM
Soto's family describes the 31-year-old as funny, helpful, 4 Family mourns death of Stamford man killed in crash
Bridgeport police say a woman is in critical 5 Police: Woman shot in the head in Bridgeport

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE