Romney lands punches against subdued Obama in first debate
debatable: Obama stumbled
CBS News snap poll of undecided voters conducted after the debate concluded
found that those on the fence generally agreed with the pundits. Of those
surveyed, 46 percent gave the win to Romney, 22 percent to the president, and 32
percent called the contest a draw.
Debate Instant Polls Show Romney Wins
Corps, a Democratic firm, conducted a debate group with Women's Voices Women
Vote Action Fund, with 45 independent voters in Denver. Among the group, 42
percent said Romney won, while 20 percent thought Obama won, and 38 percent said
neither candidate did. One-third said they were likely to vote for Obama,
compared with 31 percent before the debate. Forty-four percent said they backed
Romney, up from 27 percent pre-debate.
debate: Round One goes to Romney, by many measures
He was well prepared and aggressive as he hammered the president.