The latest Obama 2012 poll in perspective

A new survey finds the president trailing two of his most likely GOP foes in 2012 trial heats

Published April 15, 2010 4:40PM (EDT)

Presented without further comment: 

Results of a new PPP survey on the 2012 election:

Mike Huckabee 47, Barack Obama 45

Mitt Romney 45, Obama 44

Newt Gingrich 45, Obama 45

Obama 47, Sarah Palin 45 

Results of an April 1982 Gallup poll on the 1984 election:

Ted Kennedy 51, Ronald Reagan 45

Walter Mondale 46, Reagan 46 

Results of the 1984 election:

Reagan 59 percent, Mondale 40 percent

By Steve Kornacki

Steve Kornacki is an MSNBC host and political correspondent. Previously, he hosted “Up with Steve Kornacki” on Saturday and Sunday 8-10 a.m. ET and was a co-host on MSNBC’s ensemble show “The Cycle.” He has written for the New York Observer, covered Congress for Roll Call, and was the politics editor for Salon. His book, which focuses on the political history of the 1990s, is due out in 2017.

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