Mitt Romney is gaining ground in South Carolina, five days ahead of that state’s primary, a new poll finds.
The InsiderAdvantage poll released Sunday night finds Romney with the support of 32 percent of likely GOP voters surveyed, a nine-point gain from its last poll, taken on Jan. 11. Gingrich stayed in second place, unchanged at 21 percent.
Rep. Ron Paul (Texas) comes third with 14 percent, followed by former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum at 13, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman at 6 percent and Texas Gov. Rick Perry with 5 percent support.