TN Poll: Romney by 7 Points; Corker by 2-to-1

Mitt Romney holds a seven-point lead over Barack Obama in Tennessee while Bob Corker has an almost two-to-one lead over Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Mark Clayton, according to a poll of 789 registered Tennessee voters by YouGov, a market research company, conducted Sept. 7-14..
An excerpt from the YouGov news release:
Partisan loyalty is strong on both sides, as 91% of Democrats are sticking with Obama and 90% of Republicans are voting for Romney.
Independents are leaning heavily towards Romney, 54% for Romney and 28% for Obama.
Women favor Obama by 47%-44%, while men favor Romney by 55%-36%.
Obama has a strong lead in Memphis/ West (62%-32%), and all other regions currently favor Mitt Romney.
Older voters age 65+ favor Romney (69%-26%). All those under age 45 favor Obama, with the youngest age 18-29 (52%-37%) and those age 30-44 (51%-38%) producing similar results.
Incumbent Republican Senator Bob Corker holds a 49%-25% lead over Democratic Senate challenger Mark Clayton.
Voters in Tennessee lean slightly in favor of Republicans in contests for the U.S. House, with 41% intending to vote for the Republican candidate for the House in their district, and 37% for the Democrat. The poll was conducted online September 7-14, 2012.

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