Iowa Likely Caucus-Goers
In the past month, have you been contacted by Ron Paul's campaign?
Yes No-Unsure
Row % Row %
Iowa Likely Caucus-Goers 72% 28%
Tea Party Supporters 78% 22%
Intensity of Tea Party Support Strongly support Tea Party 75% 25%
Support Tea Party 80% 20%
Does not support Tea Party 70% 30%
Political Ideology Liberal-Moderate 64% 36%
Conservative 77% 23%
Very conservative 74% 26%
Political Ideology Liberal-Moderate 64% 36%
Conservative-Very conservative 76% 24%
Past Participation** Yes 79% 21%
No 61% 39%
Top Tier Republican Candidates Mitt Romney 70% 30%
Ron Paul 72% 28%
Rick Santorum 88% 12%
Rick Perry 73% 27%
Newt Gingrich 69% 31%
Candidate Support Strongly support 72% 28%
Somewhat support 78% 22%
Might vote differently 68% 32%
Most Important Quality Shares your values 76% 24%
Is closest to you on the issues 77% 23%
Can beat President Obama in 2012 70% 30%
Has the experience to govern 63% 37%
Gender Men 71% 29%
Women 74% 26%
Age Under 45 59% 41%
45 or older 80% 20%
Region Eastern Cities 72% 28%
East Central 78% 22%
Central 69% 31%
West 71% 29%
Household Income Less than $75,000 70% 30%
$75,000 or more 73% 27%
Evangelical Christians 77% 23%
Tea Party-Conservative-Evangelical 82% 18%
Mormons are Christians Yes 74% 26%
No-Unsure 70% 30%
Education Not college graduate 71% 29%
College graduate 73% 27%
Interview Type Landline 77% 23%
Cell Phone 56% 44%
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.