Obama is favored by 47 percent of Virginia voters, compared with 42 percent for Romney, results of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute survey indicated. Three percent said they were voting for someone else and 6 percent said they were undecided.
Obama's support dipped since the institute's March poll, when the president led the former Massachusetts governor 50 percent to 42 percent.
Women favored Obama over Romney 51 percent to 35 percent, the Hamden, Conn., university polling institute said. Forty-nine percent of men said they support Romney compared with 44 percent who said they back Obama.
Two of three voters in the 18- to 34-year-old age group said they support the president while nearly half of voters 55 years and older said they support Romney, results indicated. Middle-age voters were split between the two candidates, results indicated.
Results are based on telephone interviews of 1,282 registered voters May 30-June 4. The margin of error is 2.7 percentage points.
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