Iowa Likely Caucus-Goers
In the past month, have you been contacted by Rick Santorum's campaign?
Yes No-Unsure
Row % Row %
Iowa Likely Caucus-Goers 44% 56%
Tea Party Supporters 49% 51%
Intensity of Tea Party Support Strongly support Tea Party 52% 48%
Support Tea Party 47% 53%
Does not support Tea Party 40% 60%
Political Ideology Liberal-Moderate 35% 65%
Conservative 43% 57%
Very conservative 53% 47%
Political Ideology Liberal-Moderate 35% 65%
Conservative-Very conservative 47% 53%
Past Participation** Yes 52% 48%
No 30% 70%
Top Tier Republican Candidates Mitt Romney 42% 58%
Ron Paul 31% 69%
Rick Santorum 60% 40%
Rick Perry 45% 55%
Newt Gingrich 47% 53%
Candidate Support Strongly support 47% 53%
Somewhat support 38% 62%
Might vote differently 43% 57%
Most Important Quality Shares your values 47% 53%
Is closest to you on the issues 38% 62%
Can beat President Obama in 2012 42% 58%
Has the experience to govern 43% 57%
Gender Men 43% 57%
Women 45% 55%
Age Under 45 28% 72%
45 or older 53% 47%
Region Eastern Cities 45% 55%
East Central 40% 60%
Central 46% 54%
West 42% 58%
Household Income Less than $75,000 42% 58%
$75,000 or more 41% 59%
Evangelical Christians 45% 55%
Tea Party-Conservative-Evangelical 51% 49%
Mormons are Christians Yes 45% 55%
No-Unsure 43% 57%
Education Not college graduate 41% 59%
College graduate 48% 52%
Interview Type Landline 47% 53%
Cell Phone 33% 67%
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.