Politics & Policy

Perry’s Dramatic Drop in Florida

In mid-September, Rick Perry was the leader in Florida, polling at 29 percent. Mitt Romney was at 20 percent, and Herman Cain was at 6 percent.

What a difference a month makes.

Results from the new InsiderAdvantage/Majority Opinion Research poll for the Florida Times-Union (the same poll that last month’s results came from): Mitt Romney (32.6 percent), Herman Cain (30.2 percent), Newt Gingrich (11.7 percent), Rick Perry (2.9 percent), Ron Paul (2.7 percent), Michele Bachmann (1.6 percent), and Jon Huntsman (0.2 percent). 

Katrina TrinkoKatrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...

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