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Questions - New Hampshire GOP Primary - December 12, 2011

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New Hampshire Survey of 721 Likely GOP Primary Voters
Conducted December 12, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* If the 2012 Republican Primary for President were held today would you vote for Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, Ron Paul, Rick Santorum, Michele Bachmann or Jon Huntsman.

 

2* Now I’m going to read you a short list of people in the News. For each, please let me know if you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression.

 

Newt Gingrich

Mitt Romney

Rick Perry
Ron Paul

Rick Santorum

Michele Bachmann
Jon Huntsman

 

3* Which Republican presidential candidate would be the strongest opponent against Barack Obama in the general election….Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Jon Huntsman, Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry or Rick Santorum?

 

4* Which Republican presidential candidate would be the weakest opponent against Barack Obama in the general election….Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Jon Huntsman, Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry or Rick Santorum?

 

5* Would it be good or bad for the Republican Party for Mitch Daniels to enter the presidential race at this time?

 

6* Would it be good or bad for the Republican Party for Sarah Palin to enter the presidential race at this time?

 

7* If Mitch Daniels enters the Republican Primary for President how likely is it that you would vote for him?

 

8* If Sarah Palin enters the Republican Primary for President how likely is it that you would vote for her?

 

9* Have there been too many presidential debates, not enough presidential debates or have there been about the right amount?

 

10* In terms of how you vote how important are the candidate’s performances in the debates?

 

11* Some debate moderators have been network news anchors clearly identified with the Democratic Party. Should Republican debates be moderated only by Republicans or should Democrats serving as news anchors be allowed to serve as moderators?

 

12* Many times, things come up that make it impossible for someone to vote in the primaries. Are you certain that you will vote in the New Hampshire primary or is it possible that something might come up to prevent you from voting?

 

13* Are you certain you will vote for that candidate or is it possible that something come up that causes you to change your mind?

 

14* 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?

 

15* How would you rate the job John Lynch has been doing as Governor … do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence