Poll: Bachmann Gains On Romney, Romney (Still) Beating Obama
July 6, 2011 by Special To Personal Liberty
In the latest poll of New Hampshire voters, Representative Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) made significant gains, placing second after former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. The poll also revealed that, in a hypothetical Presidential race, Romney still beats President Barack Obama â€” a lead the former Governor has enjoyed since February.
In the latest WMUR Granite State Poll, which was conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center, â€ś35 percent of likely Republican primary voters said they would vote for Romney. Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann climbed into second place after a strong showing in June’s New Hampshire debate, with 12 percent of the vote,â€ť read an article on WMUR.com.
Tied for third place were Representative Ron Paul (R-Texas) and the as-yet-undeclared former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, with 7 percent of the vote each. Texas Governor Rick Perry, also undeclared, garnered 4 percent, while Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty and former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin had 3 percent each.
â€śIn a hypothetical presidential race between Romney and President Barack Obama, Romney leads with 47 percent of the vote to Obama’s 43 percent. Romney has held a lead over Obama since February,â€ť the article read.
The poll had 773 randomly-selected participants, including 357 likely Republican primary voters and 263 Democratic primary voters. Participants were interviewed by telephone between June 21 and July 1.