Eric Dienstfrey | August 10, 2007
- Among 357 registered Republicans, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani leads former Sen. Fred Thompson (27% to 19%) in a national primary; Sen. John McCain trails at 14%, former Speaker Newt Gingrich at 12%, former Gov. Mitt Romney at 11%. Without Gingrich, Giuliani leads Thompson 29% to 22%. All other candidates receive less than 5% each.
- 44% of Republicans say Giuliani has "the best chance of beating the Democratic nominee in the general election next November;" 17% say Thompson, 11% say McCain, 8% say Romney.