Giuliani Surges to Larger Lead

I am going to read a list of people who might seek the Republican nomination for president in 2008, and I will read the list twice. I would like you to tell me who would be your first choice for the nomination.

Aug. 2007 Jun. 2007 May 2007
Rudy Giuliani 26% 20% 25%
John McCain 16% 16% 24%
Fred Thompson 14% 15% 8%
Newt Gingrich 8% 3% 7%
Mitt Romney 7% 7% 9%
Tommy Thompson 2% 3% 2%
Duncan Hunter 2% 1%
Mike Huckabee 1% 2% 2%
Jim Gilmore 1% 1% 1%
Chuck Hagel 1% 1% 1%
Ron Paul 2% 1%
Sam Brownback 1% 1%
Tom Tancredo 1%
Other 2% 3%
Unsure 20% 24% 19%

Source: RT Strategies / Cook Political Report
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 308 Republicans and Republican leaners, conducted from Aug. 3 to Aug. 5, 2007. Margin of error is 4.9 per cent.

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