The latest CNN poll shows President Obama with a six point lead with likely voters, a boost of four percentage points. The polling also has President Obama over 50%. In the poll, President Obama has a 52%-46% advantage over Mitt Romney. Mitt Romney’s campaign has called the bounce a “sugar high.” President Obama’s bounce is higher than Mitt Romney’s, as he got a bounce of one point. CNN is not the only one to show a bounce for President Obama, Gallup’s presidential approval rating poll had President Obama at 52%, but that is since down to 50%. The 52% approval rating was the highest for President Obama since the killing of Osama bin Laden.
The CNN poll also has asked about Governor Gary Johnson and Jill Stein, who are the nominees for the Libertarian Party and the Green Party, respectively. Governor Johnson has a small following, 4% of registered voters, and 3% of likely voters. The polling also shown that Jill Stein and Governor Johnson are hurting Mitt Romney more than President Obama. Many Ron Paul supporters are flocking to the Johnson campaign.