Luntz said he has never had a focus group swing as much as his Obama-leaning group did tonight. "This is a big deal," he says.—
Ellen Carmichael (@ellencarmichael) October 04, 2012
Tonight, pollster Frank Luntz assembled a focus group consisting of undecided Colorado voters. By the end of tonight’s debate, the group had moved dramatically toward GOP nominee Mitt Romney.
At least half a dozen focus group members who voted for Barack Obama in 2008 now say they will vote for Romney. Virtually everyone in the group said that Romney won the debate and exceeded their expectations.
Luntz, who has been in the polling business for at least two decades, says he has never seen such a dramatic shift in opinion as a result of a debate.
In related news, CBS News reported results of a post-debate poll of undecided voters: