Angus Reid Global Monitor: Republicans 2008: Giuliani 34%, McCain 27%
Rudy Giuliani remains the most popular presidential hopeful for Republican Party supporters in the United States, according to a poll by TNS released by the Washington Post and ABC News. 34 per cent of respondents would support the former New York City mayor in a 2008 primary.
Arizona senator John McCain is second with 27 per cent, followed by former House of Representatives speaker Newt Gingrich and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney with nine per cent each.
If the 2008 Republican presidential primary or caucus in your state were being held today, and the candidates were: Rudy Giuliani, John McCain, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Chuck Hagel, Tommy Thompson, Mike Huckabee, Duncan Hunter, George Pataki, Sam Brownback, Tom Tancredo, Jim Gilmore, or Ron Paul, for whom would you vote?
(Republicans and Republican leaners)
|Jan. 2007||Nov. 2006|
|None of these||2%||6%|
|Would not vote||1%||*|
Source: TNS / Washington Post / ABC News
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,000 American adults, conducted from Jan. 16 to Jan. 19, 2007. Margin of error is 3 per cent.
Mayor Giuliani maintains his lead as Mitt Romney gains at Newt Gingrich’s expense. The Mayor commented about President Bush’s State of the Union address and the Democrat’s response by Senator James Webb.
Flap will have the video in the morning.
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