Elisabeth Meinecke

A new poll today showed Newt Gingrich leading the GOP field in South Carolina.

An AP report said exit polls showed voters in the primary were most concerned with the economy and the ability of a candidate to beat Barack Obama.

You can keep track of the results as they come in here; and feel free to comment on the results below. Would you prefer to have the first three primaries as split decisions among Romney, Santorum, and a third candidate?

Elisabeth Meinecke

Elisabeth Meinecke is TOWNHALL MAGAZINE Managing Editor. Follow her on Twitter @lismeinecke.