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Nationwide Poll: Ron Paul Moves Into Second Place Ahead of Gingrich
Posted By admin On February 7, 2012 @ 3:00 pm In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
(Reuters) – Despite his strong showing in early state contests in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, Mitt Romney’s support nationwide has dipped slightly during the past month, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday.
Romney was backed by 29 percent of Republican voters in the telephone poll conducted February 2-6, down from 30 percent in a survey in early January.
The former Massachusetts governor’s three rivals in the race to oppose Democratic President Barack Obama in November were in a virtual tie for second, the poll showed. The gaps between the three were within the poll’s margin of error.
Texas Congressman Ron Paul’s support grew by 5 percentage points to 21 percent, moving him into second place and ahead of former House of Representatives speaker Newt Gingrich, whose support slipped to 19 percent from 20 percent.
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 Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/07/us-usa-campaign-poll-idUSTRE81514720120207
 Poll: Ron Paul best Newt Gingrich by six points in Michigan: http://www.prisonplanet.com/pollron-paul-best-newt-gingrich-by-six-points-in-michigan.html
 Poll: Ron Paul moves into second in South Carolina: http://www.prisonplanet.com/poll-ron-paul-moves-into-second-in-south-carolina.html
 Ron Paul wins Ohio Republican straw poll: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ron-paul-wins-ohio-republican-straw-poll.html
 Poll: Ron Paul is the GOP’s best bet against Obama in New Hampshire: http://www.prisonplanet.com/poll-ron-paul-is-the-gop%e2%80%99s-best-bet-against-obama-in-new-hampshire.html
 Nationwide Poll: Ron Paul Surges Into Second: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ron-paul-surges-five-points-nationally.html
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