Romney Polls Better Against Obama Than vs. Rivals

Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 02:56 PM

By Dan Weil

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  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.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
  Copy Shortlink
Send me more news as it happens.
 
 
Get me on The Wire
Send me more news as it happens.
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:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
You May Also Like

Kepler's Exoplanet Find Is First Since Space Telescope Revived

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 09:54 AM

The Kepler space telescope has discovered its first exoplanet since NASA's engineers were able to reboot the mission man . . .

Mandy Rice-Davies Dies: Model in Profumo Sex Scandal Was 70

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 09:40 AM

Mandy Rice-Davies, whose name is forever linked to a scandal of sex and politics, has died at age 70. She was a key figu . . .

Army Blimps to Deploy Over Baltimore for Radar Surveillance: Report

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 09:10 AM

Army blimps the size of football fields will soon be deployed in northeast Baltimore for three years, using radar to det . . .

Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

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