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SOUTH CAROLINA LATEST POLL: Gingrich 40%, Romney 26% (ARG Poll)
gretawire.foxnewsinsider.com ^ | 1/21/2012 | Greta Van Susteren

Posted on 01/21/2012 8:46:55 AM PST by TBBT

Below is from my FNC colleague Serafin Gomez

—- Subject: SC Final: Gingrich 40%, Romney 26%

Newt Gingrich leads the South Carolina Republican presidential primary with 40% and is followed by Mitt Romney with 26%, Ron Paul with 18%, and Rick Santorum with 13%.

Gingrich has gained 7 percentage points since the survey conducted January 17-18 and Romney has lost 6 percentage points since that survey.

Gingrich leads Romney 47% to 24% among self-identified Republicans, followed by Paul and Santorum with 14% each. Paul leads among independents and Democrats with 33%, followed by Romney with 31%, Gingrich with 18%, and Santorum with 10%.

Gingrich leads among those likely primary voters saying they are supporters of the Tea Party with 48%, followed by Romney with 19%, Santorum with 16%, and Paul with 14%. Gingrich leads with 33% among those saying they are not supporters of the Tea Party or are undecided about the Tea Party, followed by Romney with 31%, and Paul with 22%.

(Excerpt) Read more at gretawire.foxnewsinsider.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: South Carolina
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Gingrich leads Romney among men 38% to 25%, followed by Paul with 21%. Among women, Gingrich leads Romney 42% to 26%, followed by Paul with 16%, and Santorum with 13%.

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The trend to Gingrich continues, with women leading the way. In the January 17-18 survey, Gingrich was leading Romney 29% to 28% among women, in this survey Gingrich leads Romney 42% to 26% among women. Gingrich has become the anti-Romney among women and that is driving his total share up. The debate on Thursday and his ex-wife problem did not slow the trend.

Women for Newt?

Link to actual ARG Poll

1 posted on 01/21/2012 8:47:01 AM PST by TBBT
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To: TBBT

IMO if this keeps up, you can forget about a Brokered Convention.


2 posted on 01/21/2012 8:49:59 AM PST by duckman (Go Newt...)
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To: TBBT

Wow. That would be beautiful if Newt gets put over the top at +10% or more.


3 posted on 01/21/2012 8:50:01 AM PST by Utmost Certainty (Our Enemy, the State | Gingrich 2012)
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Get out there and vote SC. The bigger winning margin Newt gets, the more his momentum going into FL. :)


4 posted on 01/21/2012 8:51:17 AM PST by Utmost Certainty (Our Enemy, the State | Gingrich 2012)
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To: TBBT

So much for the women hate newt meme...LOL.


5 posted on 01/21/2012 8:52:47 AM PST by HerrBlucher
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Bump


6 posted on 01/21/2012 8:55:32 AM PST by Jet Jaguar (Romney=Gun Grabber.)
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That was, to barrow a word “unexpected” haha


7 posted on 01/21/2012 8:55:53 AM PST by Leep (Paul/Ventura 2016)
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+ or - margine won’t help Milt on that kind of lead.


8 posted on 01/21/2012 8:55:53 AM PST by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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During one of the debates Paul was asked about his superpac being funded by George Soro’s; he skipped the question and never answered.For they’re to be hot air balloons and signs every where it sure seems he is funded by Soros.Independents will wake up and dump Paul for this.

Romney is a stuttering weak candidate that needs too step down. Rove and the GOP can KMA.


9 posted on 01/21/2012 8:56:11 AM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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It will be quite humorous if Ron Paul places and Mitt ends up 3rd. I’ll have a real laugh if that happens.


10 posted on 01/21/2012 8:58:37 AM PST by vbmoneyspender
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To: TBBT
289 days until we un-elect the communist saboteur.

America.

Above all: VOTE THIS YEAR.


11 posted on 01/21/2012 8:58:58 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (ROMNEY / ALINSKY 2012 (sarcasm))
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Axelrod, QUICK change our attack plans from HEALTH CARE and big business to...to...to...something that will get us a win in the general election!
12 posted on 01/21/2012 9:00:24 AM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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+/-4 MOE, it will be interesting if Gingrich actually wins by double digits; that’s a big, rangy gap anywhere from 22% to 6%. And the polling was done Jan. 19-20, right through the middle of the soap opera. The RCP Composite has had a (rare) streak where their ‘smoothing’ of trends has actually been playable, but the inherit lag in composites may hurt them this time with Gingrich just +2% in SC.


13 posted on 01/21/2012 9:01:47 AM PST by StAnDeliver (=)
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Republican presidential candidate and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich attends a campaign event at Tommy's Ham House in Greenville, South Carolina January 21, 2012.
14 posted on 01/21/2012 9:01:59 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (NEWT GINGRICH 2012)
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15 posted on 01/21/2012 9:02:22 AM PST by jimbo123
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Looks like Santorum is making a big mistake.

Instead of bashing Newt, he should be plying for Secy. HHS. He's be good there.

16 posted on 01/21/2012 9:02:22 AM PST by eCSMaster (Democrats:always looking for someone else to blame)
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Pretty impressive turnaround. I hope Mitt and his supporters are truly feeling the pain.


17 posted on 01/21/2012 9:03:11 AM PST by Wyoming Cowboy
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To: duckman
"IMO if this keeps up, you can forget about a Brokered Cram a RINO like Jeb Bush or Mitt Obamney down our throats Convention."

Thier,... Fixed it :-)

18 posted on 01/21/2012 9:04:48 AM PST by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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What a wonderful thing to behold if this is true. The people actually deciding for themselves. Ignoring the msm blatant attempts to discredit Newt. Ignoring the Washington elite Republican RINO establishment trying to pick a candidate for us. Just looking at and hearing the candidates themselves and making the choice. Conservatism wins every time. I am getting ready to make a donation to Newt for the Florida primary. GO NEWT GO!


19 posted on 01/21/2012 9:05:48 AM PST by Parley Baer
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

If Paul is funded by Soros, a 3rd term run by him is almost a certainty.


20 posted on 01/21/2012 9:06:26 AM PST by KansasGirl
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