ARG Poll: Ron Paul
Third in South Carolina
2012 Republican Presidential
candidate Ron Paul now polls an even stronger top three in the key early
voting state of South Carolina, according to a new survey.
polled 600 likely Republican primary voters on January 11th and 12th.
Since the last poll of its kind taken January 4th to 5th, Paul gained
the most – surging from 9 to 20 percent – while Rick Santorum lost the
most, freefalling from 24 to 7 percent. In the prior poll, Paul was
third at 9 percent, Gingrich and Santorum were tied for second at 24
percent, and Romney with 31 percent was first. Over the life of the ARG
poll this presidential cycle, Paul’s support has grown from 1 percent in
April when he declared his candidacy to 20 percent, where it is today.