CBS News/NYTimes Poll: Santorum leading by 3 points

This is another national poll conducted February 8-13, confirming what we are seeing virtually everywhere else that Santorum is now at the front of the pack, if not tied with Romney for the lead. In the CBS News/New York Times poll below, Santorum has a 3 point lead:



Here are the poll details, via CBS News:

This poll was conducted by telephone from February 8-13, 2012 among 1,197 adults nationwide. 1,064 interviews were conducted with registered voters and 331 with voters who said they plan to vote in a Republican primary. Phone numbers were dialed from samples of both standard land-line and cell phones. The error due to sampling for results based on the entire sample could be plus or minus three percentage points. The margin of error for the sample of registered voters could be plus or minus three points and five points for the sample of Republican primary voters. The error for subgroups may be higher. This poll release conforms to the Standards of Disclosure of the National Council on Public Polls.

For more analysis check out Ed Morrissey’s writeup on this poll today.

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