Public Policy Polling released a GOP 2012 poll that shows Gov. Pawlenty trailing other GOP rivals.
The poll found that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has 39 percent support from Republicans in the state. Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin received 13 percent support. Mike Huckabee and Newt Gingrich are tied for third at 11 percent. Ron Paul gets 7 percent support. Pawlenty received 3 percent support just above Haley Barbour and Rick Santorum.
Here’s a snapshot of the poll. Here’s the total poll.
Pawlenty has made two appearances in New Hampshire and stumped in Iowa twice. His next trip is to Washington state on Saturday.
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