Gallup poll shows Mitt Romney CLOSING to just one point behind Barack Obama
Mitt Romney's presidential bid has been gleefully portrayed as doomed after a series of supposed stumbles that have delighted Democrats.
Voters, however, apparently view things rather differently.
Romney has closed to just one point behind Barack Obama - a drop of six percentage points in a week for the President, according to the latest Gallup tracking poll released on Tuesday. Obama is now on 47 points and Romney 46.
Dead heat: The Gallup poll released today shows Romney has closed the gap on Obama in recent days to just one point
The survey was taken before the current furore over comments made by the Republican nominee in a fundraiser at Boca Raton, Florida in which he said that 47 per cent of Americans were dependent on the government and 'it's not my job to worry about these people'.
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