This Columbus/Dispatch poll found the election tied before the convention. Look at what they are saying now:
From Day One, Mitt Romney’s bid for the presidency has rested on the belief that his ability to turn around faltering businesses would translate into turning around the country.http://www.dispatch.com/...
But before he has that chance, it appears the former Massachusetts governor first must turn around his own campaign.
A new Dispatch Poll shows him trailing President Barack Obama in bellwether Ohio by 9 points, 51 percent to 42 percent.