President Barack Obama is the popular candidate for NRI's in the U.S.
Most Indian-American's would vote for Barack Obama in the November presidential elections, a study shows.
A total of 80 per cent of NRI's said they would vote for the President in the latest opinion poll.
Mitt Romney came out as the Republican favourite among remaining voters.
The online survey was conducted between February 22 to 26 with respondents from across the country.
The study conducted by Boston-based INE Media Inc. - the publisher of IndUS Business Journal and INDIA New England newspaper stated: 'Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney leads his nearest rivals Ron Paul by 24.1 percentage points and former Senator Rick Santorum by 33.4 percentage points.
'But if the presidential eU.S.lections were held today, an overwhelming 80 per cent of Asian Indians would vote for President Barack Obama.'
Upendra Mishra, publisher of IndUS Business Journal and INDIA New England told the Hindustan Times: 'This is the first survey of Asian Indians during this presidential election season.
'Indians have been primarily known in the United States for their entrepreneurial skills with excellence in the academic, scientific and technology fields, but now they're making their mark on both the local and national political scenes'.
In the survey, Romney got the maximum support among the Republican candidates from the participants with 51.9 per cent.
However, Obama came out on top with 80 per cent behind him when pitted against the Republican candidates with Romney securing 14.7 per cent of support from the participants.