National (CBS News): Cain 18, Gingrich 15, Romney 15
National (McClatchy/Marist): Romney 23, Gingrich 19, Cain 17, Paul 10
South Carolina (Insider Advantage): Cain 26, Gingrich 19, Romney 16
Florida (Quinnipac): Cain 27, Romney 21, Gingrich 17
Ohio (Quinnipac): Cain 25, Romney 20, Gingrich 11
Pennsylvania (Quinnipac): Cain 17, Romney 17, Gingrich 13, Santorum 13
It is interesting that although former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has the organization and the support of virtually every establishment Republican figure who has announced an endorsement, the GOP electorate clearly prefers someone else and is willing to back candidates with perceived and/or real character flaws such as Cain and Gingrich. This to me shows the growing divide between the Republican establishment, Wall Street types and the Main Street, populist Republicans who make up the majority of the GOP electorate. Will President Barack Obama exploit this populist divide if Romney is nominated?