Poll finds Romney leading Obama in Montana

Associated Press Published: November 4, 2012

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A new poll of likely Montana voters shows Republican Mitt Romney with a solid lead over President Barack Obama.

A Lee Newspapers of Montana poll found Romney with support from 53 percent while Obama, a Democrat, received 43 percent. Libertarian Gary Johnson received 2 percent, and 2 percent are undecided.

Mason-Dixon Polling and Research Inc. of Washington, D.C., polled 625 registered voters on both cellular and land-line phones from Monday through Wednesday. The poll's margin of error is plus or minus 4 percentage points.

The Montana poll found men favor Romney 58 percent to 38 percent, while women prefer Romney 49 percent to 47 percent.