Mitt Romney, the former governor of neighboring Massachusetts, remains well ahead of his nearest rival in Rasmussen Reports’ final survey of the New Hampshire Republican Primary race. Romney earns 37% support, with Texas Congressman Ron Paul a distant second with 17% of the vote in the latest telephone survey of Likely Republican Primary Voters taken Sunday night. Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman is now in third with 15%, up slightly from 12% late last week.
The poll also shows Rick Santorum holding steady at 13%, Newt Gingrich ticking up a few points to 12%, and Rick Perry sitting in last place at just 1%. Rasmussen's final survey matches up with the RealClearPolitics average of polls, which shows Romney at 37.5%, Paul at 17.5%, Huntsman at 14.5%, Santorum at 11.5%, Gingrich at 10.3%, and Perry at 1.0%.