Importance of NH & IA in 2012 Presidential Race
- Duration 1:46
- Date Oct 15, 2012
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What you find -- their Molly good morning.
Good morning -- you -- what you're actually right New Hampshire and I look for that matter play a major role in presidential politics but once the caucuses and the primaries rover.
The limelight tends to fade but not this year there still a big focus on New Hampshire -- those four electoral votes which -- I have a major impact in this election we had a chance to speak with professor Andy Smith up there and the -- and you more granite state poll released Tuesday last Tuesday shows the president Obama's lead has been slipping.
Now just six percentage points ahead of Romney who was trailing by fifteen the previous week and then -- of the voters are following closely.
I am voting for Barack Obama.
And I'm voting for him because I feel that.
Over all -- best represents my feelings in terms of the economy.
And education and.
Voted for Romney because he chin much he's he's.
A successful businessman and he knows how to make businesses grow so why -- make the economy grow.
It was easy to find people on both sides of the political aisle there as well as a lot of undecided voters -- -- OK from New Hampshire you were also out and.
Iowa six electoral votes out there what did you find their -- Absolutely get a chance to speak with farmers we've admitted to being quilting -- -- a lot of different opinions.
And -- -- this situation there a lot of undecided voters and folks on both sides Nicholas.
I think Mitt Romney's got a pretty good business sense I think he knows what he's doing and I think you can do it.
I also have -- belief that no comment -- areas.
Think -- much more concerned about the middle and lower classes.
So this year it comes back to those folks that started the whole process they could have a big say in how it all and.