October 25th, 2007
12:00 PM ET
7 years ago

Clinton, Romney lead in New Hampshire

New Hampshire poll shows Clinton and Romney in the lead.

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (CNN) - A new poll by The New Hampshire Institute of Politics at St. Anselm's College finds former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-New York, each hold a lead over their competitors in the Granite State.

The poll shows Romney with 32 percent, giving him a 10 point lead over former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani who stands at 22 percent.

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, comes in third with 15 percent.

Rep. Ron Paul of Texas placed fourth with 7 percent over former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (6 percent) and former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson (5 percent).

On the Democratic side, Sen. Clinton registers 43 percent, holding a commanding lead over Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, who stood at 22 percent.

Former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards comes in third with 14 percent and New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson placed fourth with 6 percent.

The survey was conducted from October 15 to October 21 and surveyed 1,514 likely primary voters in New Hampshire. The margin of error for the entire sample is 2.6 percent.

– CNN New Hampshire Producer Sareena Dalla

soundoff (29 Responses)
  1. Paul C. Palmetto Bay, FL

    Dan TX
    After Bush there is no such thing as a person being wrong for America!
    If you looked up "wrong" in the dictionary you'd see his picture so be thankful for anyone that is not a drooling idiot.

    October 25, 2007 08:41 pm at 8:41 pm |
  2. Karen,nj

    Hillary is on her way to becoming the " King" of the castle. The Democrats will once again rule the land and the Republicans will be tossed into the moat. And the American people will live happily ever after. THE END

    October 26, 2007 09:01 am at 9:01 am |
  3. Joel Hibbs

    re: Osama Obama's "Gospel" concerts;
    Quoting John Aravosis was an excellent choice. Who better to know about bigotry than a nationally famous anti-Christian bigot. Who better to castigate Obama for “sucking up” to “bigots,” than monolithic bigot who demands to be sucked up to & vilifies all who refuse to suck up to him. Who better to represent those who live in their shared fantastical alternate reality than John Aravosis who delights in slamming anyone who holds an alternate view, anyone who dares take a stand and speak their conscience. Three cheers for Donnie McClurkin.

    October 27, 2007 08:28 pm at 8:28 pm |
  4. Uriew, CA

    Karen,
    i am sure Hillary is proud to have someone so partisan and divisive just like her supporting her, with that Democrat vs Republican BS

    October 27, 2007 11:19 pm at 11:19 pm |
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