Tuesday, December 13, 2011

PPP: Ron Paul Is Closing In On Lead In Iowa

Alexander Burns - For all the evidence of a national Newt Gingrich surge, there's a strong argument to be made that much -- if not all -- of that momentum depends on the former House speaker winning Iowa. And PPP serves up a set of numbers there today that shows Gingrich is in a close contest with several opponents, Ron Paul chief among them:
There has been some major movement in the Republican Presidential race in Iowa over the last week, with what was a 9 point lead for Newt Gingrich now all the way down to a single point. Gingrich is at 22% to 21% for Paul with Mitt Romney at 16%, Michele Bachmann at 11%, Rick Perry at 9%, Rick Santorum at 8%, Jon Huntsman at 5%, and Gary Johnson at 1%.
Gingrich has dropped 5 points in the last week and he's also seen a significant decline in his favorability numbers. Last week he was at +31 (62/31) and he's now dropped 19 points to +12 (52/40). The attacks on him appear to be taking a heavy toll- his support with Tea Party voters has declined from 35% to 24%.

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