Newt Gingrich In Statistical Tie In Romney's Backyard

Posted by Brian

Poll: Gingrich, Romney in Dead Heat in N.H.

In the shock poll of the day, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has pulled into a statistical tie with Mitt Romney in the former Massachusetts governor’s backyard, New Hampshire.

Republican presidential candidates Newt Gingrich, left, and Mitt Romney, during the debate Saturday, Nov. 12, in Spartanburg, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
The poll of likely Republican primary voters by Magellan Strategies for the online New Hampshire Journal shows Mr. Romney with 29% in the Granite State, within the poll’s 3.6-percentage-point margin of error over Mr. Gingrich’s 27%. Texas Rep. Ron Paul has 16% support, with former pizza company executiveHerman Cain at 10%.

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