Michigan's General Election is scheduled for Nov. 6.

Ahead of election day The Glengariff Group, Inc. conducted a 600-sample survey of likely 2012 Michigan General Election voters. 

The live operator telephone survey was conducted from October 6 - 8, 2012) (The survey was conducted from Saturday afternoon through Monday evening.)  80% of the survey respondents were contact via land-line.  20% of survey respondents were contacted via cell phone.  The survey has a margin of error of +/-4.0% with a 95% level of confidence.  This survey was commissioned by WDIV Local 4, the Detroit News.

Generally speaking would you say the nation is on the right track or would you say things have gotten off on the wrong track?

A closer look:

                        Right    Wrong

N Mich            25.6%  62.8%

W Mich            43.3%  46.3% 

SW Mich         36.0%  60.0%

Mid Mich         34.6%  55.8% 

E Central          40.4%  53.2%

Oakland           30.4%  58.2%

Macomb          28.0%  58.0%

Wayne             37.1%  62.9%

Detroit              75.0%  7.5%

If the election for President of the United States were held today and Barack Obama was the Democratic candidate and Mitt Romney was the Republican candidate, would you vote for Mitt Romney or Barack Obama to be President of the United States? 

A closer look:

Barack Obama

                    Favorable         No Opinion      Unfavorable     

N Mich            33.3%              11.5%              55.1%                         

W Mich            59.7%              1.5%                38.8%

SW Mich         48.0%              4.0%                48.0%

Mid Mich         46.2%              7.7%                46.2%