Mitt Romney has opened up a 7-point lead over President Barack Obama in Floridayet more proof that last week's presidential debate may have been a game changer for the Republican nominee's campaign.
A new Tampa Bay Times/Miami Herald/Bay News 9 poll found Romney leading Obama 51 percent to 44 percent among likely Florida voters. That's a major shift from last month when the two contenders were statistically tied in the state.
According to the poll, 5 percent of previously undecided and 2 percent of Obama backers moved to Romney's corner after the debate, while another 2 percent of Obama supporters now say they are undecided.
Poll: Romney leads Obama in Florida by 7 points | The Ticket - Yahoo! News