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Questions - Primary Elections - September 4-5, 2011

41% Think Primary Process Is Good Way To Choose a Presidential Nominee
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted September 4-5, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports


1* How closely are you following news reports about the race for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012?


2* Is the current primary process a good way or a bad way to select a party 's presidential candidate?


3* Who should pay for the Primary Elections used to select Republican and Democratic candidates for office? Should the nominating Primary Elections be paid for by the government or by the political parties?


4* In covering prospective presidential candidates, is the media more interested in where they stand on the issues or in creating controversies about them? 


5* Is it possible for anyone in America to grow up to become president?


NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence