Questions - Florida Republican Primary - January 22, 2012
Conducted January 22, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports
For ballot questions, the order of candidate names is
rotated so that different survey respondents hear the candidate names in a
1* If the
2012 Republican Primary for president were held today, would you vote for Mitt
Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum or Ron Paul? (Numbers in parentheses represent survey
results from January 11, 2012)
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.
Republican presidential candidate would be the strongest opponent against
Barack Obama in the general election… Mitt Romney, Newt
Gingrich, Rick Santorum or Ron Paul?
Republican presidential candidate would be the weakest opponent against Barack
Obama in the general election…. Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich,
Rick Santorum or Ron Paul?
of who you want to win, who do you think will win the Republican presidential
6* Suppose your favorite candidate does not win the
nomination. When the general election is held, would you be most likely to vote
for the Republican candidate, President Barack Obama, or a third party
7* In this primary election, is your vote primarily a vote for
your favorite candidate or primarily a vote against one of the other candidates?
8* Which Republican
candidate would do the best job managing the economy?
9* Which Republican candidate would do the best job on the
issue of national security and defense?
Republican candidate would do the best job on social issues?
Republican candidate has the best personal character?
you certain you will vote for that candidate or is it possible that something
come up that causes you to change your mind?
13* 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
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?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence