A new Rasmussen Reports survey finds Gov. Sarah Palin running a distant second to both Gov. Mike Huckabee and Gov. Mitt Ronmey in head-to-head 2012 GOP Nomination matchups:
But new Rasmussen Reports national telephone surveying finds Palin losing handily in face-to-face march-ups with her two likeliest challengers for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.That's a shocking result to me. I would have thought Palin would do better in head-to-head matchups with Huckabee and Romney. Of course, the nomination will be fought on a state-by-state basis, which could yield a very different result than these national surveys.
Among likely Republican primary voters, Palin now trails former Arkansas governor-turned-Fox-TV-host Mike Huckabee by 20 points – 55% to 35%.
When her opponent is ex-Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, Palin loses by 15 – 52% to 37%. . . . MORE