First Coast News:
Florida is up for grabs when it comes to next week's Republican primary, according to a new Dixie Strategies/First Coast News poll.La encuesta es anterior al último debate.
According to the new results out today, Newt Gingrich leads over Mitt Romney statewide, but his lead is well within the poll's1.93 percent margin of error.
(...) When asked, "If the Republican Presidential Primary were held today, for whom would you vote?," 35.46 percent of the 2,567 likely voters polled selected former House speaker Gingrich, and 35.08 percent selected Romney.
The same question showed former senator Rick Santorum in a distant third place with 9.38 percent, followed by Ron Paul's 7.42 percent.
Nearly 4 percent of the respondents (3.93) chose "someone else," and 8.74 percent said they were undecided.
Digging deeper, ex-Massachusetts governor Romney had the highest percentage of voters with a "very positive" opinion of him, with 29.06 percent compared to Gingrich's 27.64 percent.
Expanding the results to include "very positive" and "somewhat positive," Romney got 67.25 percent, to Gingrich's 56.25. Santorum scored higher than Gingrich in overall positivity: 60.75 percent, though his "somewhat positive" was twice as high as his "very positive." Texas representative Paul scored 31.46 percent combined.