Obama Leads in Ohio, Narrowly Ahead In Florida, Poll Says

President Barack Obama leads Mitt Romney by six percentage points in Ohio, and edges the Republican by two points in Florida, according to an NBC/WSJ/Marist poll released Friday night.

The poll finds Obama ahead 51 percent to 45 percent among likely voters in Ohio, and 49 percent to 47 percent among likely Florida voters.

Both campaigns have their eye on Ohio, which is especially critical to the Romney campaign's path to 270 electoral votes.


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