Iowa Likely Caucus-Goers
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Row % Row %
Iowa Likely Caucus-Goers 55% 45%
Tea Party Supporters 58% 42%
Intensity of Tea Party Support Strongly support Tea Party 57% 43%
Support Tea Party 58% 42%
Does not support Tea Party 54% 46%
Political Ideology Liberal-Moderate 62% 38%
Conservative 59% 41%
Very conservative 46% 54%
Political Ideology Liberal-Moderate 62% 38%
Conservative-Very conservative 53% 47%
Past Participation** Yes 55% 45%
No 55% 45%
Top Tier Republican Candidates Mitt Romney 74% 26%
Ron Paul 57% 43%
Rick Santorum 47% 53%
Rick Perry 47% 53%
Newt Gingrich 51% 49%
Candidate Support Strongly support 56% 44%
Somewhat support 59% 41%
Might vote differently 55% 45%
Most Important Quality Shares your values 44% 56%
Is closest to you on the issues 58% 42%
Can beat President Obama in 2012 62% 38%
Has the experience to govern 64% 36%
Gender Men 60% 40%
Women 48% 52%
Age Under 45 51% 49%
45 or older 58% 42%
Region Eastern Cities 56% 44%
East Central 59% 41%
Central 53% 47%
West 54% 46%
Household Income Less than $75,000 55% 45%
$75,000 or more 59% 41%
Evangelical Christians 35% 65%
Tea Party-Conservative-Evangelical 34% 66%
Education Not college graduate 51% 49%
College graduate 61% 39%
Interview Type Landline 56% 44%
Cell Phone 52% 48%
NBC News/Marist Poll Iowa Likely Republican Caucus-Goers. Interviews conducted December 27th and 28th, 2011, N=433 MOE +/- 4.7%. Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding.
**Past participation refers to previous participation in an Iowa Republican Presidential Caucus.