Swing state poll: Romney favors the rich – CNN Political Ticker - CNN.com Blogs In Wisconsin, 55% of likely voters say a Romney administration would benefit wealthy people. In Virginia, 56% say the same. In Colorado, the number is 54%. The number of voters in those swing states who think Romney's policies would favor the middle class? Just about 10%. Contrast that with President Barack Obama's numbers on the same question. In all three states, a plurality say Obama's policies favor the middle class. Only a sliver of voters say the president favors the rich, while roughly a quarter say he favors the poor.