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Ever since the jobs numbers made an impressive you turn in a positive direction.
Politicos have been -- watching to see when those numbers might show up and presidential opinion polls.
Today is the day.
Bankrate personal finance web -- -- people on which candidate would have the better impact on their wallet and here's what they found.
29% said Obama 21% said Romney Romney that isn't -- be fair 4400%.
Said it would make a difference one way or the other.
In a similar survey conducted way back in June the two candidates were tied at 21%.
People saying their personal financial situation we -- better 21% under Romney 21%.
Under President Obama what a difference a few weeks makes.
In another questioned 62% said their own finances will be a major factor in determining their vote.
And bank rates polling shows people still have concerns about whether they can hold on to their jobs and they worry about their overall financial picture.
Now while Obama is winning the war on the wallet right now Romney is showing improvement in the broader polling numbers.
-- museum reports its daily presidential tracking poll showing Romney attracted support from 49% of voters compared to 48 for Obama.
Pretty close to virtual dead heat there.
But in swing states -- showing strength he leads in Florida with 51% of the vote to 47%.
And just as a reminder Obama carried Florida over John McCain in 2008 by 51 to 49% margin.
In Virginia Romney leads again 49% to 47%.
Still pretty tight there but in Ohio.
The numbers are flip flopped Obama has 48% to 47%.
But the present had been up by nearly ten points in that state.
Experts say the improved -- numbers most likely stem from his debate performance two weeks ago but you know polls can be inaccurate.
In the democratic primary in 2008 polls show Hillary Clinton way ahead by at least ten points on average for months then Senator Obama was an afterthought.
And look at this.
In October of 2004 just a week before the presidential election John Kerry.
Was leading George W.
Bush by two percentage points bush went on to win by an even larger margin.
So tomorrow night we get yet another reading will Romney continue the momentum or will Obama rally we'll find out in just 27 hours.
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