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Harris Poll: Romney, Ron Paul Best Obama

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posted on Sep, 27 2011 @ 03:43 PM
New Harris poll out today...

Mitt Romney stands the best chance among Republican presidential contenders of beating President Barack Obama in next year’s election, according to a new Harris Interactive poll released Tuesday.

The former Massachusetts governor also was the favored GOP candidate among independent voters, with Texas Rep. Ron Paul following close behind, according to the online survey of 2,462 adults taken in mid-September.

The news was also good for Paul when pitted against Obama in a head-to-head matchup.

While survey participants gave Romney a 53 percent to 47 percent edge over Obama in a general election race, they said Paul could also beat Obama by 51 percent to 49 percent.

When matched up against other Republican candidates however, Obama beats them all, including Texas Gov. Rick Perry by 51 percent to 49 percent.

Ron Paul's support seems to still be growing.

posted on Sep, 27 2011 @ 03:44 PM
Already posted here.

And as I said there, it's over a year before the elections. The Harris polls from 2007 had Rudy Giuliani winning over McCain and Hillary over Obama... Just sayin'.

edit on 9/27/2011 by Benevolent Heretic because: (no reason given)

posted on Sep, 27 2011 @ 03:46 PM
reply to post by Benevolent Heretic

DOH! I was looking the the political threads...missed it there. Mods feel free to delete...


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