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Chia Poll Tightens (10/8/2012): Chia Obama's Lead Slips.

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the latest Chia Poll results, issued 10/8/12, reflecting the sales of Chia Obama vs. Chia Romney (from 9/17/12-10/6/12), the sales percentages have tightened as follows, it is now: Chia Obama sales: 63% vs. Chia Romney sales: 36.3%.

The previous Chia Poll results reported on 10/1/12, (for sales from 9/17/12-9/29/12) were Chia Obama Sales: 69.6% vs. Chia Romney Sales: 29.5%.

These new figures reflect a tightening of the results for sales of Chia Obama vs. Chia Romney that include sales through October 6, 2012, a period that also includes a few days after October 3rd, 2012, the date of the first debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.

The increase in the percentage of the Chia Romney Sales is similar to the bump for Romney in some of the political polls.

These results reflect sales figures from 9/17/12-10/6/12 reported to Joseph Enterprises from K-mart and online retailers, and according to Joe Pedott, President of Joseph Enterprises.

The start date for the Chia Poll figures was September 17, 2012 since that was the start of the first airing of Joseph Enterprises' TV commercial featuring both Chia Romney and Chia Obama. People can see the commercial online at

Additional sales for items in Joseph Enterprises' "Freedom of Choice" collection during September 17, 2012-October 6, 2012 were for Chia Gingrich 0.2% and Chia Ron Paul 0.5%.

How will the sales figures change as we get closer to the election?

Will the sales percentages continue to tighten? "In the Chia Poll, people are voting with their pocketbook," says Pedott.

Will people buy one Chia version of the candidates or will they buy both?

Will political parties buy up a lot of Chias of their choice to try to swing the Chia Poll results in their favor?

"We will keep you posted on these results on a regular basis," says Pedott.

Limited editions of the Chia versions of Mitt Romney and Barack Obama are available at K-mart stores and online at, and

To find out more about Chia Romney and Chia Obama, and to check in periodically to find out the percentages of sales of Chia Obama vs. Chia Romney, contact Peter Georgii at Joseph Enterprises, Inc. in San Francisco by email at