Mitt Romney is slightly ahead of President Barack Obama, 47 to 45 percent, in the inaugural Gallup Daily tracking poll. Gallup began tracking the general election April 11, when Rick Santorum suspended his campaign, making Romney the all-but assured Republican nominee.
The poll numbers are five-day rolling averages and the initial report is based on interviews with 2,265 registered voters. In the current poll, independents break for Romney, 45 to 39 percent, giving him his edge.
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