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Shows Paul beating President in head-to-head matchup

Press Release Source: Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign Committee On Wednesday September 28, 2011, 12:06 pm EDT

Ron Paul, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas's 14th district Assumed office January 3, 1997. GOP Presidential Candidate

LAKE JACKSON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)– In a new Harris Poll, 2012 Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul beats President Obama 51 percent to 49 percent in a general election race.

“This is yet another poll that clearly proves how competitive Ron Paul is against the sitting President,” said Ron Paul 2012 National Campaign Chairman Jesse Benton. “Dr. Paul is making strides, affirming that the American people are looking for conviction instead of the typical status quo rhetoric being offered by establishment candidates.”

These results come just a few weeks after a Reuters/Ipsos survey showed Ron Paul polling within striking distance of President Obama among registered voters. Furthermore, a late August Rasmussen poll showed him within 1 percent of President Obama in a head-to-head matchup.

Another recent Gallup survey, conducted August 17-18, shows Paul only 2 percentage points behind Obama in a general election match-up. In a similar head-to-head survey from last year done by Rasmussen, Dr. Paul drew a statistical dead heat with the President. And earlier this year in a survey by CNN, he did the best out of the other Republicans put up against Obama in a head-to-head poll.

Authorized and paid for by Ron Paul 2012 PCC. www.RonPaul2012.com

Contact:

Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign Committee
Gary Howard, 855-886-9779

Read more: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Ron-Paul-Bests-Obamain-Latest-bw-3821734650.html?x=0&.v=1

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