Conducted August 31, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports
1* If the 2012 Iowa Republican Presidential Caucus were held today would you vote for Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain, Ron Paul, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman or Thad McCotter?
2* I’m going to read you a short list of people in the News. For each, please let me know if it would be more accurate to describe that person’s views as mainstream or extreme
3* How likely is it that the eventual Republican nominee for President will defeat Barack Obama in the general election in 2012?
4* How would you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as President … do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?
5* How would you rate the job Terry Branstad has been doing as Governor … do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?
6* Do you consider yourself part of the Tea Party Movement?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence