Romney Polls Better Against Obama Than vs. Rivals

Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 02:56 PM

By Dan Weil

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
There’s good news and bad news in the polls for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who almost certainly will run for the Republican presidential nomination next year. The good news is that he fares well in polls against President Barack Obama, The Hill reports.

Mitt Romney, President Barack Obama, RepublicansThe bad news is that he doesn’t fare so well against potential Republican challengers.

In a Marist poll this month, Romney was in a virtual dead heat with Obama, eking out a 46 percent to 45 percent lead over the president. Romney was ahead by 3 percentage points among crucial independent voters and garnered support from 13 percent of Democrats.

But a recent Gallup poll put him in third place for the Republican primaries, behind Mike Huckabee and Donald Trump. And a Public Policy Polling survey showed the same thing.



© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

FBI Takes Wendy Davis Documents But Scope of Probe Unclear

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 16:58 PM

The FBI has control of documents related to Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis' work while she was an attorney for the North T . . .

Tea Party Express Chairwoman Steps Down

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 14:23 PM

Amy Kremer, chairwoman of the Tea Party Express is leaving her post so she can focus on the campaign for Senate Minority . . .

SC Gov. Haley in Double-Digit Lead Over Democratic Challenger

Friday, 18 Apr 2014 14:04 PM

South Carolina Republican Gov. Nikki Haley holds a substantial lead over Democratic challenger Vincent Sheheen in this y . . .

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved