7News Suffolk University Poll (Jan. 10)
The Hiller Instinct: 7News Suffolk University Poll (Jan. 10)
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Wake up and smell the New Hampshire primary race, because we're going to have one -- for second place.
Mitt Romney is rebounding, and looks ready to win, but suddenly Jon Huntsman is in the hunt to be runner-up, and he could take over the second spot from Ron Paul when all the votes are counted tonight.
In our exclusive 7News/Suffolk University poll, Romney is on top with 37%. Ron Paul stays in second, with 18%; Jon Huntsman right behind, with 16%; and Rick Santorum is fourth, with 11%.
Newt Gingrich has 9%; Rick Perry 1%, and, now, just 7% say they're still undecided.
Our tracking reveals all the ups and downs of the campaign here: Romney has led wire-to-wire, and with a four point gain overnight, he's virtually sure to finish first.
Ron Paul is still in second, but he lost two points, opening up a possible second place finish to Jon Huntsman, who jumped three points in his biggest one-day advance.
Rick Santorum picked up a point and he's gained more here than any candidate this week -- but it may not be enough to put him into the top three.
Most of the polls in New Hampshire open -- literally-in minutes -- and a long campaign will end.
Through our polling, we've tried to give you the best look at what voters would do.
Stick with us today and tonight, and we'll do our best to tell you what they did -- and why.
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