Iowa Likely Caucus-Goers
Do you want Sarah Palin to run for president in 2012, or not?
Yes No Unsure
Row % Row % Row %
Iowa Likely Caucus-Goers 14% 81% 6%
Tea Party Supporters 19% 76% 5%
Intensity of Tea Party Support Strongly support Tea Party 30% 67% 3%
Support Tea Party 12% 83% 5%
Does not support Tea Party 8% 88% 4%
Political Ideology Liberal-Moderate 8% 87% 5%
Conservative 11% 85% 5%
Very conservative 24% 70% 7%
Political Ideology Liberal-Moderate 8% 87% 5%
Conservative-Very conservative 16% 78% 6%
Past Participation** Yes 15% 79% 6%
No 13% 83% 5%
Top Tier Republican Candidates Mitt Romney 7% 88% 5%
Ron Paul 13% 81% 6%
Rick Santorum 9% 89% 3%
Rick Perry 22% 73% 5%
Newt Gingrich 14% 86% 0%
Candidate Support Strongly support 12% 84% 5%
Somewhat support 16% 81% 4%
Might vote differently 15% 84% 1%
Most Important Quality Shares your values 15% 75% 9%
Is closest to you on the issues 14% 82% 4%
Can beat President Obama in 2012 14% 83% 3%
Has the experience to govern 11% 87% 2%
Gender Men 14% 82% 5%
Women 14% 79% 7%
Age Under 45 13% 83% 5%
45 or older 15% 80% 5%
Region Eastern Cities 12% 82% 6%
East Central 16% 79% 5%
Central 9% 86% 5%
West 20% 73% 7%
Household Income Less than $75,000 15% 81% 4%
$75,000 or more 13% 83% 4%
Evangelical Christians 14% 80% 6%
Tea Party-Conservative-Evangelical 17% 78% 5%
Mormons are Christians Yes 14% 82% 4%
No-Unsure 14% 79% 6%
Education Not college graduate 16% 77% 7%
College graduate 11% 86% 3%
Interview Type Landline 15% 79% 6%
Cell Phone 11% 84% 4%
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.