Election 2012: California President
Obama Up Big In California Against Romney, Santorum
President Obama leads both Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum by more than 20 points in California, as nearly six-out-of-ten voters approve of the way he's handling his job.
New Rasmussen Reports data shows that if Romney is the Republican nominee, Obama leads 57% to 35%.
If Santorum becomes the GOP standard bearer, the president leads 58% to 30%.
President Obama leads Romney by 23 points among unaffiliated voters and Santorum by 34 points among the same group. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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This California survey of 500 Likely Voters was conducted February 8-16, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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