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Gallup poll: Ron Paul in 3rd place at 13%, Michele Bachmann in 4th at 10%

Ron Paul has a solid grip on 3rd place nationally while Michele Bachmann has slipped since winning the Ames straw poll on August 13th. 

Gallup poll:

  1. Rick Perry – 29%
  2. Mitt Romney – 17%
  3. Ron Paul – 13%
  4. Michele Bachmann – 10%
  5. Hermain Cain – 4%
  6. Newt Gingrich – 4%
  7. Rick Santorum– 3%
  8. Jon Huntsman – 1%

Source: Gallup

Gallup: Ron Paul in Top 3

 The three frontrunners according to Gallup are now Rick Perry with 29%, Mitt Romney with 17% and Ron Paul with 13%.

There are two major stories here. First, Republican primary voters are so dissatisfied with the establishment candidate choices that someone like Perry is able to swoop in and take the lead from Romney almost immediately.

Second–and most important–unlike Perry or Romney, Ron Paul’s solid support remains unshakeable and continues to grow far beyond establishment expectations.

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Ron Paul Steady, Michele Bachmann Down in New GOP Gallup Poll

Less noticed in the new 2012 presidential poll that pegs Texas Gov. Rick Perry in first place among announced GOP candidates, surging over former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, is fresh evidence that Rep. Michele Bachmann’s popularity may be slipping, while Rep. Ron Paul’s may be growing—or at least holding steady.

The Gallup poll, released Wednesday afternoon, validates the emerging narratives that Bachmann may have been a flavor of the month, and Paul may have staying power in the campaign. The two have flip-flopped since the same poll last month: Bachmann’s score slipped 3 points to 10 percent, while Paul’s grew 3 points to 13 percent.

Read more: U.S.News & World Report


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Gallup poll: Ron Paul 45% to President Obama at 47%

The latest poll from Gallup has revealed that Barack Obama is only 2 percentage points ahead of Ron Paul.  Michele Bachmann does the worst against Barack Obama, losing by 4 percentage points in a poll where the maximum margin of sampling error is ±4 percentage points. 

  1. Mitt Romney 48% vs Barack Obama 46%
  2. Rick Perry 47% vs Barack Obama 47%
  3. Ron Paul 45% vs Barack Obama 47%
  4. Michele Bachmann 44% vs Barack Obama 48%

Independent voters prefer any Republican over Obama, except in the case of Bachmann, independents overwhelmingly prefer Obama over Bachmann. 

  1. Mitt Romney 47% vs Barack Obama 44%
  2. Ron Paul 46% vs Barack Obama 43%
  3. Rick Perry 46% vs Barack Obama 44%
  4. Michele Bachmann 42% vs Barack Obama 48%

Source: Gallup


Gallup: Frontrunner Paul in Dead Heat with Obama

“President Barack Obama is closely matched against each of four possible Republican opponents when registered voters are asked whom they would support if the 2012 presidential election were held today. Mitt Romney leads Obama by two percentage points, 48% to 46%, Rick Perry and Obama are tied at 47%, and Obama edges out Ron Paul and Michele Bachmann by two and four points, respectively.”

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Gallup poll: Ron Paul trails President Obama by 2 percent

The State Column | | Monday, August 22, 201

Texas Rep. Ron Paul trails President Obama by just 2 percentage points, according to the latest Gallup Poll released Monday.

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