Emory professor Alan Abramowitz poses in front of a slide predicting President Barack Obama as winning the 2012 U.S. Presidential election at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, July 27, 2012. Abramowitz, one of the most accurate forecasters of the last few U.S. elections, sees Obama squeaking out a victory over Republican contender Mitt Romney with 50.5 percent of the vote. Like most of his peers, Abramowitz is still gathering bits of data before issuing a final prediction by the end of the summer. Picture taken July 27, 2012. To match Analysis USA-ELECTION/FORECASTING.