Romney Rebounds Among Women, While Obamas Favorability Slips May 30, 2012 12:00pm Romney Rebounds Among Women, While Obama’s Favorability Slips - ABC News A sharp advance among women has boosted Mitt Romney to his highest favorability rating of the presidential campaign albeit still an unusually weak one while Barack Obamas personal popularity has slipped in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll. Obama still beats Romney in favorable ratings overall, by an 11-point margin, 52 vs. 41 percent. But thats down from 21 points last month, giving Romney the better trajectory. And both get only even divisions among registered voters, marking the closeness of the race between them. This survey comes after a period in which Romneys chief GOP competitors withdrew from the Republican race and lined up behind his candidacy. Romney clinched his partys nomination in Texas last night. All Romneys gains have come among women up by 13 percentage points in personal popularity from last month, while Obamas lost 7 points among women. (Views among men have been more stable.) Obamas rating among women, 51 percent favorable, still beats Romneys 40 percent but again that margin is far smaller than what it was six weeks ago. An ABC/Post poll last week found improvement for Romney in vote preferences among married women. This survey finds that his gains in personal favorability, instead, come predominantly among unmarried women, who saw him uncommonly negatively earlier this spring. This poll, produced for ABC by Langer Research Associates, finds that Obamas ratings among all adults are slightly positive, 52-45 percent favorable-unfavorable, vs. 56-40 percent last month. Romney is numerically underwater (albeit not by a significant margin), 41-45 percent but up from his 35-47 percent score last month. Forty-one percent favorable is a new high for him, by a scant 2 points from January. Its his first foray above the 40 percent line. ----------It looks like the media's supposed "War on Women" has blown up in their face! Seems women have figured out it is the left who has them in their sights, and that's why their campaign lies has rebounded in Romney's favor, particularly among unmarried women.