Iowa Likely Caucus-Goers
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Row % Row %
Iowa Likely Caucus-Goers 86% 14%
Tea Party Supporters 89% 11%
Intensity of Tea Party Support Strongly support Tea Party 88% 12%
Support Tea Party 90% 10%
Does not support Tea Party 85% 15%
Political Ideology Liberal-Moderate 80% 20%
Conservative 89% 11%
Very conservative 88% 12%
Political Ideology Liberal-Moderate 80% 20%
Conservative-Very conservative 89% 11%
Past Participation** Yes 92% 8%
No 76% 24%
Top Tier Republican Candidates Mitt Romney 92% 8%
Ron Paul 80% 20%
Rick Santorum 95% 5%
Rick Perry 85% 15%
Newt Gingrich 83% 17%
Candidate Support Strongly support 87% 13%
Somewhat support 88% 12%
Might vote differently 84% 16%
Most Important Quality Shares your values 87% 13%
Is closest to you on the issues 87% 13%
Can beat President Obama in 2012 86% 14%
Has the experience to govern 79% 21%
Gender Men 84% 16%
Women 88% 12%
Age Under 45 72% 28%
45 or older 94% 6%
Region Eastern Cities 85% 15%
East Central 88% 12%
Central 86% 14%
West 84% 16%
Household Income Less than $75,000 84% 16%
$75,000 or more 86% 14%
Evangelical Christians 88% 12%
Tea Party-Conservative-Evangelical 92% 8%
Mormons are Christians Yes 90% 10%
No-Unsure 81% 19%
Education Not college graduate 83% 17%
College graduate 90% 10%
Interview Type Landline 89% 11%
Cell Phone 73% 27%
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.