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Rasmussen 2012 GOP Primary Poll

Here is the first poll conducted by Rasmussen for the 2012 Republican primary.

Sarah Palin: 64%
Mike Huckabee: 12%
Mitt Romney: 11%
Bobby Jindal: 4%
Charlie Crist: 2%
Tim Pawlenty: 1%

The results are far different from the three other poll taken, showing Romney the frontrunner followed by Huckabee then Palin. Considering the poll was taken the day after the election, should be taken into account as Palin is still very fresh in everyone’s memories. Plus, this is the first poll that includes some lesser known potential candidates such as Jindal and Pawlenty.

Palin is view most favorably among the potential candidates. 91% of Republicans have a favorable opinion of Palin, that includes 65% who have a very favorable opinion of her. 81% have a favorable opinion of Romney, 80% of Huckabee, 40% of Jindal (39% don’t have an opinion) and 36% of Pawlenty (43% don’t have an opinion).

This national telephone survey of 1,000 Likely Republican Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports November 5, 2008. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.

Categories: Other Politics, RepublicanPosted on: 7th November 2008 by: admin
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