Gallup’s top editor told MSNBC this morning that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s lead in the polls is “collapsing” across the nation, citing polling numbers that have changed dramatically over the last few days.
“We’ll see this gap closing more,” said Newport. “Romney was up 23 points over Newt Gingrich. So clearly, things are collapsing.”
The Gallup poll showed a big lead for Romney nationally after he won the New Hampshire primary. But Gingrich has surged in the lead-up to the South Carolina primary on Jan. 21 with two strong debate performances.
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