Santorum Leads Romney By 2% in OH, 6% in NC
Just a mere two weeks ago, Scott Rasmussen told us Rick Santorum held an 18% lead over Mitt Romney in the state of Ohio. Since then, Rick Santorum has called the idea of going to college snobby and begged Democrats in Michigan to vote for him and now, his lead is down to two percentage points in Rasmussen’s latest poll.
PRESIDENT – OHIO – GOP PRIMARY (Rasmussen)
Rick Santorum 33%
Mitt Romney 31%
Newt Gingrich 15%
Ron Paul 11%
This poll was done March 1st among 750 likely primary voters. Meanwhile in North Carolina, Public Policy Polling has come out with a Republican primary poll showing Santorum ahead of Romney by 6%.
PRESIDENT – NORTH CAROLINA – GOP PRIMARY (PPP)
Rick Santorum 31%
Mitt Romney 25%
Newt Gingrich 23%
Ron Paul 8%
This poll was done February 29-March 1 among 411 likely primary voters.