Poll Watch: McClatchy-Marist 2012 Presidential Survey

McClatchy-Marist 2012 Presidential Poll

REPUBLICAN NOMINATION 

  • Mitt Romney 39%
  • Rick Santorum 31%
  • Newt Gingrich 13%
  • Ron Paul 13%
  • Undecided 4%

How about if the candidates are:

  • Mitt Romney 50%
  • Rick Santorum 44%
  • Undecided 6%

GENERAL ELECTION

If November’s presidential election were held today, whom would you support if the candidates are:

  • Barack Obama-Joe Biden 47%
  • Mitt Romney-Jeb Bush 47%
  • Barack Obama-Joe Biden 49%
  • Mitt Romney-Marco Rubio 44%
  • Barack Obama-Joe Biden 51%
  • Rick Santorum-Newt Gingrich 42%

Favorable / Unfavorable {Net}

  • Barack Obama 50% / 46% {+4%}
  • Mitt Romney 45% / 45% {0%}
  • Rick Santorum 39% / 48% {-9%}

Do you approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as president?

  • Approve 48% {43%} (39%) [44%] {45%} (44%) [48%] (42%)
  • Disapprove 47% {50%} (52%) [46%] {47%} (49%) [43%] (50%)

Do you think President Obama is too liberal, too conservative, or about right?

  • Too liberal 40%
  • Too conservative 7%
  • About right 47%

Do you think Mitt Romney is too liberal, too conservative, or about right?

  • Too liberal 16%
  • Too conservative 31%
  • About right 40%

Do you think Rick Santorum is too liberal, too conservative, or about right?

  • Too liberal 10%
  • Too conservative 40%
  • About right 37%

Survey of 846 registered voters, including a subsample of 377 Republicans and GOP-leaning Independents, was conducted March 20-22, 2012. The margin of error is ± 3.5 percentage points among all registered voters; +/- 5 percentage points among Republicans and GOP-leaning Independents.  Party ID: 33% Democrat; 31% Republican; 35% Independent.  Results from the poll conductedNovember 8-10, 2011 are in curly brackets.   Results from the poll conducted September 13-14, 2011 are in parentheses.  Results from the poll conducted August 2-4, 2011 are in square brackets.  Results from the poll conducted June 15-23, 2011 are in curly brackets.  Results from the poll conducted April 10-14, 2011 are in parentheses.  Results from the poll conducted January 6-10, 2011 are in square brackets.  Results from the poll conducted December 2-8, 2010 are in parentheses. 

Data compilation and analysis courtesy of The Argo Journal

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