“Some seventy percent of independent women in nine swing states view education as ‘extremely important,’ as voters in those states overall put education right behind jobs and the economy as a key issue, a new private survey shows,” according to Politico.
“The poll, conducted by Hart Research and North Star Opinion for The College Board – an organization that runs the SAT and the Advanced Placement program – was conducted in Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, New Mexico, Nevada, Colorado, Ohio, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania.
“It will be released later today. The samples in each state was relatively small – roughly 200 voters overall – but the larger sample was 1,839 voters, with a 2.3-point margin of error, and the numbers among women were striking.
“A USA Today/Gallup poll of 12 swing states released over the weekend showed President Obama with a big lead over Mitt Romney in all of them, one that was fueled by women. To the extent that Romney is going to try to reframe his argument going forward, education gives him a policy toehold.”
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