People of Northwest Public Radio
Tue October 23, 2012
If The World Picked U.S. President, Election Would Be A Blowout
Originally published on Tue October 23, 2012 9:26 am
The presidential election here at home is neck and neck. The Real Clear Politics average of the popular vote puts Gov. Mitt Romney 0.6 percent ahead of President Obama.
But if the world had its say, this election would be a blowout favoring the incumbent.
That's according to a BBC World Service poll taken in 21 countries. It found for the most part, foreign countries preferred Obama. The only exception was Pakistan where more people said they preferred Romney.
Here's the key graphic: