A voter survey conducted in Nevada after the highly viewed televised debate between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney gives some interesting insights into the public mood before the fast approaching November elections and compared with the results of earlier polling offers a reliable measure of what effect the debate had on voter opinion. The poll was conducted by Florida based non-partisan research firm Gravis Marketing on October 3rd and 4th of 1,438 likely voters in the key state of Nevada.
Besides asking who they would likely vote for, the poll asked voters whether they thought the U.S. was headed in the right or wrong direction. 51.7% overall and 84.8% of Republicans responded that they thought the country was headed in the wrong direction. 40.1% overall and 92.5% of Democrats felt the country was on the right track with 8.3% overall unsure.
Voters were also asked who they thought would best manage $1 million. 50.0% overall and 86.4% of Republicans chose Romney while 38.5% overall and 92.4% of Democrats chose Obama with 11.5% choosing other.
1,285 Nevada voters responded to the poll with a margin of error of 2.8%
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