MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) -- Tennessee joining 9 other states for Super Tuesday presidential primary voting today.
Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney are running neck-and-neck in several states, but the vote appears to be shaping up differently here in Tennessee.
In recent poling by Vanderbilt University and Middle Tennessee State University, Santorum was favored by Tennesseans two-to-one over Romney.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Tennessee joins 9 other states for Super Tuesday presidential primary voting tomorrow. As you’ve heard John and Celeste mention, Santorum and Romney are running neck-and-neck in several states.
The vote appears to be shaping up differently here in Tennessee. Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum held a two-to-one lead over former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney in polls conducted recently by both the Survey Group at Middle Tennessee State University and the Vanderbilt Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Tennesseans are sticking to a surprisingly center-of-the-road public policy line in spite of this election season’s heated political rhetoric.
WMOT will be looking at the results of the latest Middle Tennessee University Survey Group poll over the next few days. The twice-yearly phone survey was released Wednesday.
The poll shows that Tennesseans are generally approving of first term Republican Governor Bill Haslam and the newly Republican dominated legislature. But voters are not happy with all the majority party’s policy initiatives.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) Presidential candidate Rick Santorum says he’s undaunted that most Tennessee Republican leaders have chosen not to endorse him for the nomination.
The former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania told reporters after a speech at the Temple Baptist Church in Powell Wednesday that as the "insurgent candidate," he doesn't expect to draw the support of GOP establishment.
But Santorum expressed confidence he will carry Tennessee and other states holding their primaries on Super Tuesday.