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Which candidate do you feel is doing a better job in the debate so far?

Results for respondents with demographics. Weighted by Age, Gender, Region. (856 responses) 
Confidence too close to call.
Metrics only apply to the topline results for this question. Filters and weighting do not apply.
Impressions
1,667
Responses
1,147
Response Rate
68.8%
Response Times
Median response time is 3.9 seconds
Histogram of response times
Responses by hour of day
Local times of respondents
Histogram of responses by hour of day
Responses by day of week
Local times of respondents
Histogram of responses by day of week
Group Response Non-response Internet Population Bias
Male 36.3% 38.5% 48.0% -11.8%
Female 63.7% 61.5% 52.0% 11.8%
18-24 24.7% 36.1% 14.1% 10.6%
25-34 24.6% 24.1% 19.4% 5.2%
35-44 13.2% 14.7% 18.7% -5.6%
45-54 16.1% 12.9% 19.4% -3.3%
55-64 14.2% 8.1% 16.0% -1.8%
65+ 7.2% 4.2% 12.3% -5.1%
Midwest 24.1% 26.4% 22.0% 2.2%
Northeast 19.2% 17.9% 18.9% 0.3%
South 35.3% 33.3% 35.3% -0.0%
West 21.3% 22.4% 23.8% -2.5%
RMSE score 2.9% 
All (856)
Barack Obama
366 38.4% (+3.5 / -3.4)
Mitt Romney
281 36.3% (+3.6 / -3.4)
Both doing equally as well
209 25.3% (+3.4 / -3.1)
Methodology: Conducted by Google Consumer Surveys, October 04, 2012 - August 21, 2014 and based on 856 online responses. Sample: People from the national adult Internet population who answered "Yes, I am watching on TV" or "Yes, I am watching it online" to the question "Have you been or are you currently watching the presidential debate?"