Barack Obama would easily take Nevada if he had to stand for reelection today...unless the Republicans nominated Mitt Romney. Obama has early double digit advantages against Mike Huckabee, Newt Gingrich, and Sarah Palin in the state but has just a single point edge over Romney....Favorable/Unfavorable/Not sure:
...Independents in the state may like Obama but they like Romney even more, giving him a 58/28 favorability rating. That's quite a contrast to how they feel about other the leading Republican contenders in the state. Huckabee's favorability with them is 38/50, Palin's is 28/61, and Gingrich actually occupies the basement in this state at 26/65.
Mitt Romney 47/37/16
Sarah Palin 36/58/7
Mike Huckabee 43/39/18
Newt Gingrich 35/51/15
Mitt Romney 47/46/7 (-1)
Sarah Palin 52/39/9 (-13)
Mike Huckabee 51/41/8 (-10)
Newt Gingrich 51/40/9 (-11)
PPP surveyed 932 Nevada voters from January 3rd to 5th. The survey’s margin of error is +/-3.2%. Other factors, such as refusal to be interviewed and weighting, may introduce additional error that is more difficult to quantify.Full Story HERE.
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