Poll: Santorum, Romney In Dead Heat In Ohio

Two days before Super Tuesday, Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney are in a statistical tie among GOP voters in the important Ohio primary, according to a new NBC News/Marist poll.

Santorum had 34 percent, while Romney had 32 percent.

The poll, conducted between Feb. 29-March 2, featured 820 likely GOP primary voters in Ohio and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.4 percentage points.

The TPM Poll Average has Santorum up by 5 points:

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