Iowa Likely Caucus-Goers
In the past month, have you been contacted by Mitt Romney's campaign?
Yes No-Unsure
Row % Row %
Iowa Likely Caucus-Goers 68% 32%
Tea Party Supporters 74% 26%
Intensity of Tea Party Support Strongly support Tea Party 76% 24%
Support Tea Party 73% 27%
Does not support Tea Party 63% 37%
Political Ideology Liberal-Moderate 64% 36%
Conservative 71% 29%
Very conservative 70% 30%
Political Ideology Liberal-Moderate 64% 36%
Conservative-Very conservative 70% 30%
Past Participation** Yes 77% 23%
No 53% 47%
Top Tier Republican Candidates Mitt Romney 83% 17%
Ron Paul 54% 46%
Rick Santorum 69% 31%
Rick Perry 72% 28%
Newt Gingrich 64% 36%
Candidate Support Strongly support 69% 31%
Somewhat support 68% 32%
Might vote differently 65% 35%
Most Important Quality Shares your values 64% 36%
Is closest to you on the issues 68% 32%
Can beat President Obama in 2012 74% 26%
Has the experience to govern 70% 30%
Gender Men 67% 33%
Women 69% 31%
Age Under 45 51% 49%
45 or older 78% 22%
Region Eastern Cities 75% 25%
East Central 72% 28%
Central 65% 35%
West 63% 37%
Household Income Less than $75,000 66% 34%
$75,000 or more 70% 30%
Evangelical Christians 69% 31%
Tea Party-Conservative-Evangelical 76% 24%
Mormons are Christians Yes 76% 24%
No-Unsure 58% 42%
Education Not college graduate 62% 38%
College graduate 77% 23%
Interview Type Landline 72% 28%
Cell Phone 54% 46%
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.