Mitt Romney takes the lead in Florida [Mason Dixon, 10/12]: "When asked which ticket would get their vote if the general election were held today, 51 percent of the 800 registered Florida voters polled picked Romney, with 44 percent choosing Obama."
Seven out of 10 Latinos prefer President Obama [Pew, 10/11]: "Latino registered voters prefer President Barack Obama over Republican challenger Mitt Romney by 69% to 21%..."
One out of 10 Republicans prefer Obama [Gallup, 10/12]: Obama's enjoys an 8 percent approval rating among registered Republicans.
Most voters in Massachusetts like "professors" [PPP, 10/11]: "Republicans have been very consistent in referring to Elizabeth Warren as a professor over the last year but that may not be the best framing. 57% of Massachusetts voters have a favorable opinion of college professors..."
More New Yorkers aren't better off than four years ago [Siena, 10/12]: "Forty-seven percent of New Yorkers said they are worse off now than they were four years ago, compared to 37 percent who said they are better off today..."
Voters react to vice presidential debate (ICYMI):
CNN poll of “debate watchers” found 48 percent say Ryan won, 44 percent say Biden.
CBS’s poll of uncommitted voters show 50 percent picked Joe Biden as the winner while 31 percent thought Rep. Paul Ryan won.
The horse race [RCP average, 10/12]: An average of national polls shows Romney leading Obama 47.3 to 46.3 percent.