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Romney Tracking Poll Shows What Becoming the Inevitable Nominee Looks Like

This graph from Gallup shows the growing trend of support for Mitt Romney over all other GOP challengers since early January, when primaries began.  Since the actual voting started, Romney has quickly moved towards becoming the inevitable nominee. From Gallup:

dRepublican Preferences for 2012 GOP Presidential Nomination -- Recent Trend

In just a few weeks Romney’s lead has gone from a few points to 23 points. Romney now has as much support as his two closest rivals, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum combined. Even if all the anti-Romney activists could agree on a single alternative candidate to try to rally voters around, it is probably too late.

Barring some highly unlikely developments Romney will become the de facto nominee relatively soon.

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Romney Tracking Poll Shows What Becoming the Inevitable Nominee Looks Like

This graph from Gallup shows the growing trend of support for Mitt Romney over all other GOP challengers since early January, when primaries began. Since the actual voting started, Romney has quickly moved towards becoming the inevitable nominee. From Gallup:

dRepublican Preferences for 2012 GOP Presidential Nomination -- Recent Trend

In just a few weeks Romney’s lead has gone from a few points to 23 points. Romney now has as much support as his two closest rivals, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum combined. Even if all the anti-Romney activists could agree on a single alternative candidate to try to rally voters around, it is probably too late.

Barring some highly unlikely developments Romney is going to become the de facto nominee relatively soon.

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Jon Walker

Jonathan Walker grew up in New Jersey. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 2006. He is an expert on politics, health care and drug policy. He is also the author of After Legalization and Cobalt Slave, and a Futurist writer at http://pendinghorizon.com

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