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Friday, January 6, 2012

CNN/Time Poll: Romney and Santorum soar in South Carolina

Posted by CNN Political Unit

(CNN) - Mitt Romney's numbers in South Carolina are surging, and he now has a solid lead over his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination, according to a new survey of likely GOP primary voters in the Palmetto state.
And a CNN/Time/ORC International poll released Friday also indicates that former Sen. Rick Santorum's support in South Carolina has soared, while former House Speaker Newt Gingrich's numbers have nose-dived.

South Carolina holds the first in the South contest in the race for the nomination, with its January 21 contest coming 11 days after the New Hampshire primary. Since 1980, when the state switched from a caucus system to a primary, the winner of the South Carolina GOP primary has always gone on to win the Republican nomination.

According to the poll, 37% of likely GOP primary voters in South Carolina say they are currently backing Romney, the former Massachusetts governor who is making his second bid for the White House. Romney has nearly doubled his support from CNN's last survey in the Palmetto State, which was conducted early last month. The new poll was conducted Wednesday and Thursday, after Romney's eight-vote victory over Santorum in Tuesday night's Iowa caucuses.............................................................................Read more,
http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/01/06/cnntime-poll-romney-and-santorum-soar-in-south-carolina/

SOUTH CAROLINA


1. If the Republican presidential primary were held today, please tell me which of the following
people you would be most likely to support. -
Jan. 4-5 2012
Romney 37%
Santorum 19%
Gingrich 18%
Paul 12%
Perry 5%
Huntsman 1%
No opinion 6%
Check out entire poll..........  http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2012/images/01/06/topsc3.pdf

1 comment:

Roger Korby said...

Good info. Keep plugging Romney and send notes to some of our conservative friends who are hellbent on denying him the nomination. The likes of Newt, Rush, Hannity, Levin, and Santorum are waiting to ambush him in SC.