mtsu poll en Super Tuesday Voting Underway In Tennessee <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP/WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; Tennessee joining 9 other states for Super Tuesday presidential primary voting today.</p><p>Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney are running neck-and-neck in several states, but the vote appears to be shaping up differently here in Tennessee.&nbsp;</p><p>In recent poling by Vanderbilt University and Middle Tennessee&nbsp;State University,&nbsp;Santorum&nbsp;was favored by Tennesseans two-to-one over Romney.</p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 18:13:59 +0000 AP/WMOT 8150 at MTSU Poll Shows Santorum with 2-t0-1 Lead in Tenn. <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; Tennessee joins 9&nbsp;other states for Super Tuesday presidential primary voting tomorrow. As you&rsquo;ve heard John and Celeste mention, Santorum and Romney are running neck-and-neck in several states.</p><p>The vote appears to be shaping up differently here in Tennessee. Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum held a two-to-one lead over former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney in polls conducted recently by both the Survey Group at Middle Tennessee State University and the Vanderbilt Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.</p> Mon, 05 Mar 2012 15:23:57 +0000 Mike Osborne 8090 at Tennesseans Approve of Governor, Legislature <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; Tennesseans are sticking to a surprisingly center-of-the-road public policy line in spite of&nbsp; this election season&rsquo;s&nbsp;heated political rhetoric.</p><p>WMOT will be looking at the results of the latest Middle Tennessee University Survey Group poll over the next few days. The twice-yearly phone survey was released Wednesday.</p> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 20:07:08 +0000 Mike Osborne 8013 at MTSU Poll Gives Santorum Commanding Lead in Tenn. <p>NASHVILLE,&nbsp;Tenn. (AP/WMOT)&nbsp;&nbsp;Presidential candidate Rick Santorum says he&rsquo;s undaunted that most Tennessee Republican leaders have chosen not to endorse him for the nomination.&nbsp;</p><p>The former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania told reporters after a speech at the Temple Baptist Church in Powell&nbsp;Wednesday that as the &quot;insurgent candidate,&quot; he doesn&#39;t expect to draw the support of&nbsp;GOP establishment.</p><p>But Santorum expressed confidence he will carry Tennessee and other states holding their primaries on Super Tuesday.</p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 19:09:33 +0000 Mike Osborne 7969 at MTSU Poll Shows Tennesseans Unhappy with President Obama <p>Tennessee giving Republicans double digit leads over President Obama...just one of the results from the latest Middle Tennessee State University poll.</p><p>The twice yearly survey was conducted earlier this month with 640 Tennesseans interviewed by phone.</p><p>If the 2012 presidential election were held today, three Republican contenders would likely defeat President Obama in Tennessee. &nbsp;</p><p>The&nbsp;survey shows&nbsp;Rommey, Perry and Cain all&nbsp;polling better than the president, with Romney getting the most nods from Tennesseans.</p> Tue, 25 Oct 2011 17:14:09 +0000 Mike Osborne 3080 at