Obama widens his lead, from (+3) to (+4). A SurveyUSA poll two weeks ago had Obama 3 points ahead, 48-45.
Obama was leading Romney among those who said they already voted by 6 points, 52-46
Romney was edging Obama, 47-46, among voters who said they planned to cast ballots on Election Day
The GOP challenger would have to do far better to overcome the president's growing edge as Democrats outpace Republicans in early and absentee voting by 35,000 ballots statewide.
The SurveyUSA poll was conducted by telephone Oct. 23 through Monday, using a mix of cellphones and landlines and English or Spanish, depending on respondents' choice. The poll surveyed 1,212 likely voters and those who had already voted. It had a margin of error of plus or minus 2.9 percentage points.link