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RICK PERRY bests MITT ROMNEY in new Nevada poll – Campaign 2012

September 2, 2011

A Perry lead in Nevada would put Romney’s path to the nomination in serious jeopardy. Perry already leads in Iowa, the first Republican contest, and he is expected to beat Romney handily in the third contest in South Carolina. A Perry win in Nevada would give him strong momentum heading into Super Tuesday.

Perry bests Romney in new Nevada poll

By Conn Carroll Senior Editorial Writer

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has a five point lead over former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the first poll of Nevada Republican voters since Perry announced he is getting in the race.

The Magellan Strategies poll surveyed 631 likely 2012 Nevada Republican Presidential caucus attendees and found Perry beating Romney 29% to 24%. former Godfather Pizza CEO Herman Cain, Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., and Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, rounded out the top five with 7%, 6%, and 6% respectively.

A Perry lead in Nevada would put Romney’s path to the nomination in serious jeopardy. Perry already leads in Iowa, the first Republican contest, and he is expected to beat Romney handily in the third contest in South Carolina. A Perry win in Nevada would give him strong momentum heading into Super Tuesday. Here is how the schedule is anticipated to look:

February 6th: Iowa caucus

February 14th: New Hampshire primary

February 18th: Nevada caucus

February 28th: South Carolina primary

March 6th: Colorado, Idaho, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia

via Perry bests Romney in new Nevada poll | Campaign 2012.

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