Latest update: 29/08/2012
Frank M. Newport, Editor-in-Chief of Gallup
The US presidential race is entering the home stretch to November 6th, with back-to-back party conventions over the next two weeks. Recent history shows that the candidate with an edge going into the conventions tends to win the election. But what happens when the race is this tight, with Barack Obama and Mitt Romney neck-and-neck in the polls? Douglas Herbert asks Frank M. Newport, Editor-in-Chief of polling firm Gallup.