There was good polling news Friday for Barack Obama and the Democrats as they seek to take enough battleground states to ensure a victory on November 6. Obama continues to lead in Ohio, now leads in Nevada and has regained a tie in Colorado.
The NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll of likely voters conducted in Nevada on Oct. 23-24 has Obama leading that state 50 percent to 47 percent. Obama has lead Nevada by 2 points or more in 5 separate polls in the past two weeks. Nevada carries 6 electoral college votes.
The the NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll conducted on Oct. 23-24 has the two tied in Colorado at 48 percent each; in Colorado, which Obama took in 2008, Romney had been leading. Colorado carries 9 electoral college votes.
And in the key battleground state of Ohio, a CNN/ORC International poll published Friday, Oct. 26 and conducted Oct. 23-25 has Obama in a 4 point lead among likely voters, 50 to 46 percent. With 18 electoral college votes, Ohio, which Obama has lead throughout October, is considered one of the more important swing states and no Republican has ever taken the White House without winning Ohio.