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08/22/2012 08:44 am ET | Updated Aug 22, 2012

Obama and Mitt Romney Remain 'Neck and Neck' In Poll

The race between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney "remains neck and neck," according to an AP-GfK poll released Wednesday -- the outlets' first since Paul Ryan was added to the ticket.

The poll showed 47 percent of registered voters supported Obama/Biden compared to 46 percent for Romney/Ryan. In AP-GfK's last poll, taken in June, 47 percent of voters supported Obama, and 44 percent supported Romney.

The AP-GfK results support other recent polls that have found little has changed since Paul Ryan became Romney's running mate.

The survey showed that a large percentage of voters expect Obama to win -- 58 percent of adults said they thought Obama will be re-elected compared to 32 percent who said they thought he'd lose the election.

The AP-GfK poll was conducted using live interviews of 1,006 adults, including 885 registered voters, between Aug. 16 and Aug. 20. It had an overall 3.9 percent margin of error and a 4.1 percent margin of error among registered voters.

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