Quinnipiac Poll: Santorum Continues to Lead in Ohio

Monday, 27 Feb 2012 08:17 AM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
With strong support from men and conservatives, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum leads the Ohio GOP presidential field with 36 percent of likely Republican primary voters, followed by former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney with 29, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. But 45 percent of voters say they might change their mind.

This is unchanged from the results of a Feb. 15 survey by the independent Quinnipiac University.

Today’s results show former House Speaker Newt Gingrich with 17 percent and Texas Congressman Ron Paul with 11 percent of likely Republican primary voters.

Santorum tops Romney 38-25 percent among men, while women split 34-33 percent. Santorum wins 40-25 percent among self-identified conservatives and 49-19 percent among tea party members. Self-identified moderates back Romney 39- 27 percent.

“A week out, Sen. Rick Santorum remains seven points ahead among Ohio’s likely Republican primary voters. While almost half the voters say they might change their mind, Santorum supporters seem a little surer of their vote,” said Peter A. Brown assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute. “What happens in Michigan tomorrow night might have an impact on voters in Ohio’s Republican primary.”

From February 23-26, Quinnipiac University surveyed 847 Ohio likely Republican primary voters with a margin of error of +/- 3.4 percentage points. Live interviewers call land lines and cell phones.

The Quinnipiac University Poll, directed by Douglas Schwartz, conducts public opinion surveys in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Ohio, Virginia, and the nation as a public service and for research.

© 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

Leaked Campaign Memo Exposes Michelle Nunn's Weaknesses

Monday, 28 Jul 2014 23:04 PM

Democrat Michelle Nunn's run for the Georgia Senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican Saxby Chambliss suffered a . . .

WaPo's Cillizza: Obama's Incompetence Will Hurt Midterm Dems

Monday, 28 Jul 2014 21:39 PM

President Barack Obama is facing a problem with public confidence in his abilities, but Democrats seeking midterm re-ele . . .

Leahy to Propose Strong Curbs on NSA Phone Data Collection

Monday, 28 Jul 2014 19:21 PM

A new Senate proposal to curb the government's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records and increase transparency . . .

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