POSTED: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 5:15pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 5:19pm
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — Who will emerge as the winner of Thursday night's Vice Presidential Debate? A new poll is out suggesting voters believe Paul Ryan will prevail over Joe Biden.
According to Pew Research Center, 40 percent of registered voters say Ryan will outperform Biden, while 34 percent expect Vice President Biden to do better.
A separate Pew survey finds Biden is viewed more unfavorably than favorably; 51 percent have a negative view of the vice president, while 39 percent see him favorably.
Voters were largely divided about Paul Ryan, with 44 percent viewing him favorably, compared to 40 percent unfavorably.
Right now, organizers are doing final preparations at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, where Biden and Ryan will have their first and only face to face showdown.
The candidates will be seated for the 90 minute town hall-style debate.
The vice presidential debate will air on NBC33 at 8:00 p.m. tomorrow night.