Washington, May 15: Almost 46 percent of Americans would prefer to vote for Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney, while 43 percent said they would support President Barack Obama, according to poll.
According to the CBS News/New York Times poll, results show that Romney is slightly ahead of Obama in the presidential race.
Last month, a CBS News/New York Times poll indicated that Obama and Romney were locked in a dead heat with both getting 46 percent support among registered voters.
Almost 50 percent of Americans said they approved of Obama’s performance as president, while 48 percent disapproved.
Neither candidate, however, has had gained more than a six-point lead over the other since CBS News/New York Times began conducting polls since January. (ANI)