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New Suffolk Poll Finds Obama, Romney Tied In NH

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MItt Romney and President Barack Obama at the Denver debate.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

MItt Romney and President Barack Obama at the Denver debate. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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BOSTON (CBS) – A new Suffolk University poll of 500 likely voters finds President Obama and Mitt Romney tied in the battleground state of New Hampshire.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Karen Twomey reports

Each candidate pulled in 47-percent. Two percent are for Libertarian Gary Johnson. Four percent are undecided.

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Pollster David Paleologos told WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Tuesday the numbers are close in all categories including favorability.

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“Barack Obama is still slightly more favorable, 50-percent favorable, 44-percent unfavorable. But Mitt Romney is 48-percent favorable, 46-percent unfavorable,” he said.

New Hampshire has four electoral votes.

“As this race tightens, we’re used to New Hampshire only being important in the primary season but we’re looking at the general election now and we’re seeing that, electorally, the four votes from New Hampshire could count.”

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