The upcoming November election for President will hinge on swing states that both candidates are focusing on to secure the 270 electoral votes necessary to win the presidency. One such state is Colorado, where new polls out today from Quinnipiac College, CBS and the New York Times show candidate Mitt Romney leading President Obama by 5 points.
Other polls have shown the President holding a lead in Colorado, who is campaigning in the state today. President Obama won Colorado by nearly 9 percent in 2008. Now, according to this new poll, he's trailing Romney.
Floyd Ciruli, President of Ciruli Associtates, an independent polling firm