Marquette Poll: Romney Overtakes Santorum in Wisconsin

Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 10:46 AM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Mitt Romney has taken the lead from Rick Santorum in Wisconsin among those expecting to vote in the GOP primary April 3. The former Massachusetts governor had trailed Santorum in February by 16 points but now leads 39 percent to 31 percent, a new Marquette Law School Poll showed.

“In February, Santorum was at the high point of his campaign following wins in Minnesota, Missouri and Colorado,” said Marquette Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin. “Since that time Romney has come from behind to win in Michigan and Ohio, while Santorum has done well in Southern states. Wisconsin represents Santorum’s most important chance to win another Midwest victory, while for Romney continued success here would set up a showdown in Santorum’s home state of Pennsylvania.”

In a head-to-head matchup with President Barack Obama, Romney trails by five points, 48 percent to 43 percent. However, the gap has narrowed since February when Obama led by double digits.

The poll surveyed 707 registered Wisconsin voters by both landline and cellphone March 22-25.


© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> 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

Limited Review Finds White House Political Office Was Within Law

Friday, 25 Jul 2014 20:05 PM

A limited review found the White House's political office appears to be operating within the law, a federal oversight ag . . .

Poll: Wis. Gov. Scott Walker in 'Dead Heat' With Challenger

Friday, 25 Jul 2014 19:03 PM

Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker is in a virtual dead heat with his leading Democratic challenger, Mary Burke, the . . .

Ryan: I Will Vote for Boehner Suit

Friday, 25 Jul 2014 14:53 PM

A House lawsuit against President Barack Obama for overstepping his presidential powers is gathering steam, as Cong. Pau . . .

Most Commented

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