Obama holds 5-point lead over Romney in Ohio, finds poll

Last Updated: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 10:30 hrs

President Barack Obama has a five-point lead over Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney in key swing state of Ohio, a new poll has found.

According to the Public Policy Polling, nearly 51 percent respondents prefer to vote for Obama as compared to 46 percent who prefer Romney.

The poll found that 19 percent of Ohioans said that they have already voted and Obama has a 76-24 advantage with them, Politico reports.

Ohioans said that Democratic running mate Joe Biden won the vice presidential debate against Republican running mate Paul Ryan, 46-37, the report added. (ANI)

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