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Posted July 13, 2011
Bachmann widens lead over GOP rivals in new caucus poll

Results of an autodial poll released July 13 show Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann with a wide lead over her competitors I the Iowa precinct caucuses.

Rep. Michele Bachmann

The poll, conducted for Magellan Data and Mapping Strategies, showed Bachmann winning the support of 29 percent of likely 2012 Iowa Republican caucus-goers.

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is in second place with 16 percent support followed by Tim Pawlenty and Herman Cain at 8 percent, Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich at 5 percent and Rick Santorum at 3 percent. Nearly a quarter, 24 percent, was undecided.

Bachmann had broad support across all voting subgroups including fiscal and social conservatives. The Waterloo native won the support of 33 percent of the 44 percent of respondents who self-identified as member of the Tea Party movement.

For complete results, go to http://smgs.us/9yo.


2 Responses to Bachmann widens lead over GOP rivals in new caucus poll

  1. Tea party, right wing version of Dixiecrats, Bachman’s wheel is going round but the Hampster is dead.

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