New Poll in South Carolina shows Huckabee / Romney in Dead Heat

 <div>           <p>Columbia, South Carolina, December 18, 2007 (IMNS & Politisite.com) -- A new    Rasmussen Poll  has Governor Huckabee and Governor Romney in a statistical dead heat with both candidates at 23% from the last poll taken December 3rd.<br><br><br>  The Romney campaign has been advertising heavily throughout South Carolina with negative ads directed towards Huckabee's record. Another organization, ClubforGrowth.net has spent 200,000 dollars in South Carolina running ads entitled “United,” the ad asks people to call Mike Huckabee and challenge him on his tax policy as Governor.  When you go to the site and view the taxes he increased, you will find mostly "sin" type taxes like cigarettes and beer. The ads appear to be effecting his numbers as Huckabee is down 2 percentage points while Romney has gained 5.<br><br><br><br>The Huckabee campaign is also advertising heavily focusing on the positive side of the equation. Today  a non political ad wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and to enjoy time with family during the holiday season. The other campaigns are not advertising as often as the Huckabee and Romney Camp here,<br><br>Fred Thompson has lost 6 points to 12% and McCain gains 3% to 12%. Mayor Giuliani loses 1 point to 11%. Ron Paul, who raised six million dollars in one day is at 5% up one percentage point from the last poll. In an Iron Mill News Pill, Ron Paul wins the yard sign Poll by a huge margin.</p>                </div>  <br><div> <a href="http://www.addtoany.com/?sitename=NowPublic&siteurl=http://www.nowpublic.com/&linkname=%20New%20Poll%20in%20South%20Carolina%20shows%20Huckabee%20%2F%20Romney%20in%20Dead%20Heat%20%7C%20The%20News%20is%20NowPublic.com&linkurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nowpublic.com%2F%2Fpolitics%2Fnew-poll-south-carolina-shows-huckabee-romney-dead-heat&type=page"><img src="http://www.addtoany.com/plus-sm.png" title="Add to any service" alt="Add to any service" border="0" height="16" width="16">AddToAny</a>  </div>

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