In a SurveyUSA poll conducted for 11Alive, 45 percent of adults in Georgia said they would vote for Gingrich if the Georgia primary were held today. That’s a 13 point lead over his closest rival, Mitt Romney; 32 percent of respondents said they would vote for the former Massachusetts governor.
However, the poll shows that Gingrich has lost about one-third of his Georgia support since a December SurveyUSA poll, which reported Gingrich’s support at 65 percent. Romney polled at 12 percent in December, which means he has nearly tripled his total.
The latest poll surveyed 459 likely GOP voters on February 1-2, 2012, following Romney’s convincing win in the Florida GOP primary. Georgia holds its primary on March 6.
Santorum is third with 9 percent, Ron Paul! is Revoluting in fourth with 8 percent.