Ron Paul (R-TX), a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, tied former House Speaker Newt Gingrich in the latest Public Policy Polling poll of Iowa GOP caucusgoers. Mr. Paul garnered 21 percent of the votes to pull even with Mr. Gingrich who earned 22 percent of the votes. Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney took third place with 16 percent of the votes.
This is the first Iowa poll to show Mr. Paul in a statistical tie with Mr. Gingrich. Mr. Paul has finished in front of, even with or behind Mr. Romney, but has never tied with the Georgia businessman.
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