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Singles back Obama, wed with Romney, polls shows

A new poll suggests single voters support Barack Obama over Mitt Romney, while married voters prefer Romney.

Singles back Obama, wed with Romney, polls shows

A national Quinnipiac University Poll released this morning shows President Obama leading former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney 46-43 percent, with a big break down coming between voters who are married or single.  Single voters support Obama over Romney 54-34 percent, with the president scoring 2-1 with single women.  Married voters prefer Romney 51-38 over Obama.

In a news release, assistant poll director Peter Brown noted that married voters tend to be older, more financially secure and conservative than single, younger voters.

You can see the complete poll results here.

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