Gingrich leads in new South Carolina poll

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Poll numbers released Tuesday show that likely South Carolina Republican presidential primary voters prefer former House Speaker Newt Gingrich to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, 38.4 percent to 21.5, while Texas Gov. Rick Perry trails at 9 percent.

Newt Gingrich was the leader in Winthrop University's December poll, with 38.4 percent of respondents picking him from among the Republican candidates.  File/Associated Press
File/Associated Press
Newt Gingrich was the leader in Winthrop University's December poll, with 38.4 percent of respondents picking him from among the Republican candidates.

Winthrop University’s December poll, taken Nov. 27-Dec. 4, surveyed 1,073 registered South Carolina voters.

Gingrich’s rise from 5.3 percent in September, compared with Romney’s steady 21.5 percent, reflects the volatility of a GOP race that has Republican voters grasping for an alternative to Romney, who has been perceived as inconsistent. Republican primary voters also grapple with whether to support a candidate who could be viable in the general election or one who passes conservatives’ test on key values.

South Carolina’s first-in-the-South GOP primary, set for Jan. 21, has made the state a destination for Republicans vying for the party nomination.

The poll yielded 6.6 percent for Herman Cain, who has since dropped out; 5.4 percent support for Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann; 4.1 percent for Texas U.S. Rep. Ron Paul; 3.1 percent for former Sen. Rick Santorum, of Pennsylvania; and 1.4 percent for former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman.

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draksig 12/07/11 - 07:03 am
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Which means he is next to be

Which means he is next to be destroyed by the media so as to protect their chosen ruler.

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d1zmljqg 12/07/11 - 08:50 am
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d1zmljqg 12/07/11 - 01:41 pm
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I read in another newspaper

I read in another newspaper this morning that he now has a double digit lead over Romney and the rest of the pack is way down from him.

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Pitchfork-Ben-Thurmond61 12/07/11 - 05:35 pm
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Satan is alive and well on
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Satan is alive and well on planet earth. Be not deceved by Newton.

All due respect and bless his heart he does have a great record of fighting librels and keeping the special interest types in there place. Amen. BUT BUT BUT two things keep him from replacing B.H. Osama. A, he has performed adultry. Rick Perry is pure of heart and pure of deed to his wife. No fornacation no performing adultry or other preversion. Rember preversion and adultry and fornacation are AGAINST THE LAW!! The librel agitator yankee Satan courts say you cant lock up and execute them types no more but they is still agaisnt man's law and GODS LAW.

Two, Newt has rejected Jesus Christ and is not a PURE American no more. Newton was born again but r now follows Rome. Read it hear: http://www.chick.com/reading/tracts/0071/0071_01.asp I now political corectnes makes me sick and you aint asposed to say Gods truth and we asposed to worship the false "god" of diversity and pretend the catholics are born agains but they aint. Newton is not a born again Christian and is not constiutionally elegible to be President. Sorry Newton. You chosed to perform adultry and follow Rome. The father of lies is Satan.

At least hes not a 14th admendment "CITIZEN" and is truly natural born unlike B. H. Osama, but not being born again and performing adultry looses me me and my churchs votes.

Perry/Palin 2012!!!!!!!

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