SEATTLE, Wash. (Metro) -- A new Elway Research poll shows GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney gaining support in Washington state but still trailing President Barack Obama by a large margin. The poll, which questioned 408 registered voters statewide between June 13th and 16th, shows Obama with 49 percent, compared to Romney's 41 percent. A February Elway poll showed Romney with 38 percent, compared to Obama's 49 percent. Obama carried Washington state in the 2008 election with 57-percent of the vote. Copyright © 2012 Metro Networks Inc.