Skip to comments.Rasmussen poll puts Gingrich up by 7 nationally (Newt-35, Mitt-28, Santorum-16, Paul-10)
Posted on 01/24/2012 12:00:23 PM PST by TBBT
Rasmussen conducted a national poll of 1,000 likely Republican primary voters yesterday, and it confirmed what Gallups tracking poll also shows Newt Gingrichs second boomlet is for real. In the Rasmussen poll, Gingrich has vaulted to a seven-point lead as Romney settles back into the mid-20s:
After his game-changing win in South Carolina, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich continues to ride his surge to the front of the pack among likely Republican primary voters nationwide. He now leads Mitt Romney by seven points.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely GOP Primary Voters shows Gingrich with 35% of the vote, representing an eight-point increase in support from last week. Former Massachusetts Governor Romney now draws 28%. Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorums support is little changed at 16%, while Texas Congressman Ron Paul picks up 10%.
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I don’t think last night’s debate will change much, given that the whole affair was a wash.
As someone else concisely put it, nothing happened = Newt wins.
Thankfully Newt will save us from a Romney/Murkowski ticket.
The RNC called my fiancee’ on his cell Sunday. He told them they had reached Newt central. All donations going to Gingrich. The line went click.
Thankfully Newt will save us from a Romney/Murkowski ticket.
OMG! That is about he only thing that would cause me to vote for a Third Party. You’ve heard of the Dream Ticket? Well, that’s the “Nightmare Ticket”.
When Santorum drops out and endorses Newt, Mittens will be history.
Romeny better trot carefully starting about now with his bulldog attacks on Newt. It’s at a point now where further vicious attacking is just pure destructiveness of the GOP.
OTOH, I think he is into and enjoying scorched earth campaigning.
“It is worth noting that 41% of GOP voters nationwide are certain of their vote at this time, but 50% could still change their mind between now and their primary. Santorums supporters are the most likely to say they could still change their minds at some point.”
Santorum voters are probably already looking ahead to him leaving the race.
That said, I'd rather them be in our favor, but right now Florida is the only one that counts.
The cnn debate this Thursday will be raucous and since Newt has said the audience will be a part of it, you can bet, they will be.
I don't know which cnn worm is the moderator, but if it's that little weasel, woffy, he is probably coming down with the flu.
Gloria burger will be the fill in with help from david gargle, and the snake will offer commentary.
The GOP Elites will need these soon......................
I doubt Santorum is going anywhere anytime soon. The GOP Establishment is pumping him up so he can continue to siphon votes away from Newt.
So true!! Also..
Romney/(Maine hag.. pick either one)
Rebellion is ON!!
Join or die!!
Don’t tread on me!!
Oh LOVE IT!
Give him a big hug from the Newt Gingrich FReepers!
It has to become a race for second between romney and santorum or romney and kookpaul if santorum is out.
Newt neets an overwhelming lead. He just does not have the money that romney has. The scorched earth negative adds by “romney supporters” are out in full force panic mode.
I think you are right, He has been sitting at 16, 17%
not going anywhere.. People start looking at the leading and well liked Newt Gingrich.
(which is alright by me.) ;)
I had no idea that 28 per cent of Republicans were either Mormon or worked for Bain capital or worked for the social welfare state or were officials in the Republican Party which evidently is an entity of the social welfare state.
Yep!! Another one.. Romney/Mike Castle!
Santorum coulde have made a deal with Newt last week for the VP. This week, maybe not...
I wouldn’t want Santorum as Newt’s VP. Debating on facts is one thing - but he want over the line and now I consider him a liar. I have no use for liars. And I wouldn’t be surprised if he backs Mitt - that is if his ego allows him to step down and take off his halo.
What about a golf caddy for Tiger?
Newt will definitely win as my Newt coffee cup and bumper sticker came and I’m drinking coffee with Newt right now.
I’ll use this cup for drinking anything until he wins the nomination and that’s a sure cosmic reason why he will win as I’m sure these cups are magic.
Only 10%? How is this possible? Dr. Paul wins every internet poll!!!
The Teapeople are speaking.
I can’t even describe the smile that is on my face.
"Settled back"? He's never left!
Ouch....stop....yer makin’ my sides hurt!
Ha ha, tthat’s funny! Good for him, and congratulations on your engagement!
Romney is absolutely deflating and is furious. Guy has been running six years nonstop.
He is anti-life
He raised Taxes
He rubber stamped all Democratic legislation in MA
He is “better than Ted Kennedy” on Gay agenda
Romney is #whiteObama
“Ouch....stop....yer makin my sides hurt!”
What? You’re laughing at me? Well, sister, do you have Newt sitting on the table next to you? I thought not. I’m going to tell him you laughed at us, so there. You have “Newt cup envy”, a psychological disorder. :-) :-)
Brother Windy here, and I am NOT jealous!!! (well, ok, just a little :-)
You really did crack me up, though. That's the best laugh I've had for days. I needed it, too. Thanks!
I would bet a lot of money that Santorum endorses Myth. He’s been REALLY nasty about Newt - not nearly so much as far as Myth goes. He knows if he endorses Romney his stock will go up within the GOP establishment for 4 or 8 years from now.
Don’t think Sarah would take it, do you?
Rubio on the other hand.....
He may play ball with the big boys and live to run again.
I think if polls showed a Newt/Sarah ticket would make it 52/48, then I think she would 'volunteer' for the good of the country. She knows how serious this election is. . .
Santorum needs to read the tea leaves already and strike a deal to be Newt’s V.P. before he has no leverage left at all.
Wish Newt had Santorum’s majority. That would terrify the Establishment, but they do recognize that number is likely coming to Newt and knowing that is causing a scramble to dump Romney and try to hustle another. Desperate.
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