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During the debates, which candidate do you feel has more to prove when discussing his plan for the economy?

Results for respondents with demographics. Weighted by Age, Gender, Region. (699 responses) 
Confidence too close to call.
Metrics only apply to the topline results for this question. Filters and weighting do not apply.
Impressions
1,415
Responses
1,034
Response Rate
73.1%
Response Times
Median response time is 7.1 seconds
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Group Response Non-response Internet Population Bias
Male 44.3% 37.1% 48.9% -4.6%
Female 55.7% 62.9% 51.1% 4.6%
18-24 11.9% 12.5% 13.2% -1.3%
25-34 20.8% 31.2% 18.7% 2.0%
35-44 14.1% 15.6% 19.1% -5.0%
45-54 21.9% 20.3% 20.5% 1.4%
55-64 21.4% 15.6% 16.0% 5.4%
65+ 10.0% 4.7% 12.5% -2.5%
Midwest 24.4% 23.9% 21.5% 3.0%
Northeast 16.9% 17.9% 19.2% -2.2%
South 35.0% 34.2% 35.1% -0.1%
West 23.7% 23.9% 24.3% -0.6%
RMSE score 1.6% 
All (699)
Governor Romney
247 35.5% (+3.7 / -3.6)
Both candidates equally
240 34.7% (+3.7 / -3.5)
President Obama
212 29.8% (+3.5 / -3.3)
Methodology: Conducted by Google Consumer Surveys, October 01, 2012 - October 02, 2012 and based on 699 online responses. Sample: People from the national adult Internet population who answered "Yes, will watch or follow a little" or "Yes, will watch or follow closely" to the question "Are you planning to watch or follow news coverage of the first presidential debate taking place on Wednesday, October 3?"
Survey created by:
Google