Iowa Voters Weigh in on Debate
Council Bluffs, IA -
President Obama and Mitt Romney are fighting hard for the undecided voters, and there are plenty of them in the swing state of Iowa.
Six electoral votes will be up-for-grabs on election night.
Candidates know in the end, it's likely to be the swing voters, like those in Iowa, who will make or break them.
Depending on what poll you look at the President holds a slight lead over Romney in Iowa but he's is within striking distance, and the debate was an important night to try and cash in.
It was a night of cheers and jeers in western Iowa.
While the Candidates pressed the issues on national television supporters of both camps sounded off.
"I think they both have their talking points memorized, but there really not engaging in a great debate."
"I think it's really entertainment then addressing the facts that the public can discern."
Mitt Romney is trying to sway and undecided voters in Iowa, looking for a push in the polls in a swing state where every vote counts.
Both camps were looking for answers from the candidates on issues like healthcare and jobs. They’re looking for that right plan, not necessarily willing to switch who they will be voting for, but looking for clear cut answers.
"We want the details and we middle income people want to trust that you’re getting it"
"I think he's done a very good job challenging the President in places where he needs to be challenged so I'm very encouraged by tonight."
Supporters know the debate could have an immediate impact, because early voting is already underway in Iowa.
While the gloves may have come off on the big screen Iowa is already on the voting clock and voters know it's time for the candidates to make their last minute pitch and lay out the plans.