Republicans who identify as Tea Party supporters favor Texas governor Rick Perry, according to a Gallup poll, the company reported on Aug. 26.

The results are based on an Aug. 17-21 poll showing that Perry had become the GOP frontrunner, beating out former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, who had the lead.

The poll shows that 35 percent of Republicans who support the Tea Party movement support Rick Perry, as opposed to the 14 percent who support Mitt Romney.  

Michele Bachmann tied with Romney among Tea Party-supporting Republicans.

Ron Paul received 12 percent of Republican Tea Party-supporting votes, followed by Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Jon Huntsman.

As for Republicans who say they do not support the Tea Party movement, 20 percent of them favor Perry while 23 percent favor Romney.

Paul came in third in this particular category with 16 percent of the votes.

Bachmann came in fourth with six percent of those votes.