The InsiderAdvantage poll of South Carolina likely Republican primary voters shows Newt Gingrich surging, coming within a statistical tie of Mitt Romney.
The poll of 726 registered voters was completed Wednesday night and offered the following results:
Romney — 23 percent
Gingrich — 21 percent
Santorum — 14 percent
Paul — 13 percent
Huntsman — 7 percent
Perry — 5 percent
“New Hampshire and Iowa have had little impact on the race in South Carolina,” Matt Towery, chief pollster of InsiderAdvantage, told Newsmax.