Iowa Likely Caucus-Goers
In the past month, have you been contacted by Rick Perry's campaign?
Yes No-Unsure
Row % Row %
Iowa Likely Caucus-Goers 69% 31%
Tea Party Supporters 74% 26%
Intensity of Tea Party Support Strongly support Tea Party 74% 26%
Support Tea Party 74% 26%
Does not support Tea Party 66% 34%
Political Ideology Liberal-Moderate 63% 37%
Conservative 71% 29%
Very conservative 71% 29%
Political Ideology Liberal-Moderate 63% 37%
Conservative-Very conservative 71% 29%
Past Participation** Yes 78% 22%
No 53% 47%
Top Tier Republican Candidates Mitt Romney 75% 25%
Ron Paul 57% 43%
Rick Santorum 81% 19%
Rick Perry 77% 23%
Newt Gingrich 64% 36%
Candidate Support Strongly support 71% 29%
Somewhat support 69% 31%
Might vote differently 62% 38%
Most Important Quality Shares your values 70% 30%
Is closest to you on the issues 68% 32%
Can beat President Obama in 2012 68% 32%
Has the experience to govern 69% 31%
Gender Men 67% 33%
Women 71% 29%
Age Under 45 53% 47%
45 or older 77% 23%
Region Eastern Cities 67% 33%
East Central 71% 29%
Central 73% 27%
West 63% 37%
Household Income Less than $75,000 65% 35%
$75,000 or more 72% 28%
Evangelical Christians 73% 27%
Tea Party-Conservative-Evangelical 78% 22%
Mormons are Christians Yes 74% 26%
No-Unsure 63% 37%
Education Not college graduate 63% 37%
College graduate 76% 24%
Interview Type Landline 73% 27%
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.