Conservatives claimed that the polls were biased because they over sampled Democrats. However, it appears that Obama received 50.9% of the vote. Over the last 10 polls on RCP, Obama averaged 48.8% and Romney averaged 48.1%. Excluding the undecideds, the polls had Obama at 50.4%. RealClearPolitics - Election 2012 - General Election: Romney vs. Obama Thus, it appears the polls had it spot on.