Two recently released polls show Rick Santorum with a lead over Mitt Romney among republican voters in Michigan.

< a href="|head" target="_blank">According to the Detroit Free Press, the two polls show Santorum beating Romney 33% to 27% and 39% to 24% respectively.

Romney, who is a Michigan native, and whose father George Romney was a three-term governor of the state, had been considered a shoo-in to win the state's primary on Feb. 28