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Poll: Santorum slightly ahead in Ohio before Super Tuesday

Chris Moody, Yahoo News
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The weekend before Super Tuesday, an NBC-Marist Ohio poll of registered voters shows Rick Santorum edging out Mitt Romney, but just barely.

The topline results:

  • 34% for Rick Santorum
  • 32% for Mitt Romney
  • 15% for Newt Gingrich
  • 13% for Ron Paul
  • 1% other
  • 6% are undecided

The poll, conducted February 29 - March 2 with 2,518 registered voters, has a margin of error of plus or minus 1.8 percentage points.

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