Poll: 50% of Long Islanders would vote for Obama today

One of the candidates in the 2012 race for the White House has some solid support here on Long Island, a new poll shows. The

BETHPAGE - One of the candidates in the 2012 race for the White House has some solid support here on Long Island, a new poll shows. The latest News 12 Long Island-Hofstra University poll reveals that 50 percent of Long Islanders surveyed said they would vote for President Barack Obama if the election were held today. Thirty-five percent said they'd vote the Republican candidate, Mitt Romney. Eight percent were undecided and seven percent said they wouldn't vote at all. According to the poll, President Obama was favored over Mitt Romney by the 48-to-34 percent margin among Nassau voters. He was favored over Romney by a 51-to-35 percent margin in Suffolk.Full News 12-Hofstra Poll Results

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