Poll: Republican, Conservative Voters Strongly Prefer Gingrich
Republican and conservative voters show a strong preference for former House Speaker Newt Gingrich over former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the presidential race, according to a new poll from The Hill.
Gingrich and Romney are nearly even when The Hill's polling sample extends to voters as a whole.
Asked who has a greater all-around ability to lead the country, 49 percent of Republicans chose Gingrich, while 34 percent opted for Romney. Among conservatives, 47 percent selected Gingrich, compared with 32 percent for Romney.