Poll: Bachmann Gains On Romney, Romney (Still) Beating Obama

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Representative Michele Bachmann is gaining on Mitt Romney in New Hampshire, a new poll reveals.

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 — 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, “35 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,” 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.

“In 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,” 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.

 

 

 

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