Latest News:  
Beijing   Cloudy/Sunny    33 / 21 ℃  City Forecast

English>>World

Latest poll shows most Americans still expect Obama to win reelection (2)

(Xinhua)

09:19, August 28, 2012

Although the presidential race between Obama and Romney has generally been a tight one, Americans by a fairly wide margin expect Obama to win, probably because he is the incumbent, the Gallup said.

As to the implications of this poll, Gallup said that it can go either way for both candidates. For the Republicans, the thought that their candidate is the underdog could motivate them to campaign for Romney and get out and vote, or could be discouraging and end up suppressing their vote.

Similarly, Democrats' confidence that their candidate will win could encourage them to get out and vote to make sure that is a reality, or could cause complacency and lower their turnout percentage, the Gallup said.

The Republican Party officially kicked off the RNC in Tampa, Florida, on Monday, in a low-key short ceremony, as the first-day agenda has been canceled due to the threat of Tropical Storm Isaac.

Romney, together with his running mate House Representative Paul Ryan, is expected to be officially nominated as the Republican presidential nominee Tuesday night by about 5,000 RNC delegates, formally setting up a close race with the Democratic Party's Obama/Biden ticket.

【1】 【2】

Most viewed commentaries
World News in Photo
Cool moments of this summer Iran: Finding Mr. Right harder than job hunt Japan stuck in neighbors' anger
Secret skinny dip: Swim in your birthday suit! DPRK's top leader inspects defense front Uncover the secret of gold bars production

 

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:朱蕤、张茜)

Related Reading

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. Female panda born in Sichuan

  2. Indian beauties wearing gold jewelry

  3. Real Economy Faces Real Challenges

  4. 2012 China Miss Tourism Int'l crowned

  5. Female stars in see-through dress

  6. The most expensive hotel in Dubai

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. Chinese abroad must have better protection
  2. 'Great China' in the eyes of a Serbian journalist
  3. Italy's bonds sales key to economic strength
  4. Capital market needs clearing up
  5. Public needs to see where tax money goes
  6. Should China boycott Japanese goods?
  7. US launches financial attacks against its allies
  8. When will Chinese-style love tragedy move world?
  9. Stakes high for Romney in Republican convention
  10. The costs of luxury spending are booming

What's happening in China

Man pricked by syringe with HIV

  1. Charity denies fundraisers take cut of donations
  2. Taxis to offer blood donation information
  3. 95-year-old woman finally joins Party
  4. Peking U student denies electoral bribery
  5. Mother's anger ends in fatal petrol bomb attack

China Features

  1. China no longer simply 'world's factory'
  2. Sharp depreciation of yuan unlikely
  3. Special Coverage: Chinese Valentine's Day
  4. Rare tornadic waterspouts appear in Guangxi
  5. Tips for 'Stopping the Heat' [Special]

PD Online Data

  1. Spring Festival
  2. Chinese ethnic odyssey
  3. Yangge in Shaanxi
  4. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  5. The drum dance in Ansai