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Fla Poll: Romney-Ryan 48%, Obama-Biden 47%



The bipartisan Purple Strategies outfit has a batch of new battleground state polls, and in Florida the news is pretty good for Romney and his vice presidential pick.

**When asked who will “Protect Medicare” voters are virtually tied – they note Obama-Biden: 45%, Romney-Ryan: 44%.

**46% of voters said Romney-Ryan budget will reduce the deficit/help the economy and Medicare, while 41 percent agreed it meant tax cuts for the rich and ending Medicare.

**47% percent said Romney had the best plan for the economy and 41 percent said Obama did.

**Overall, Romney-Ryan leads Obama-Biden 48 percent to 47 percent.

Full results here

[Last modified: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 5:53pm]


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