Election Center

POLL: Who won the final debate?

Regardless of which candidate you happen to support, who do you think did the best job in the debate -- Barack Obama or Mitt Romney?

Obama 48% Romney 40%
Source: CNN/ORC International
Date conducted: 10/22/2012
Sample: Debate watchers
Margin of error: +/- 4.5% pts

According to This Poll

A CNN/ORC Post-Debate Poll shows 48% of debate watchers believe President Barack Obama won the third presidential debate compared to 40% of viewers who think Mitt Romney won.

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