If the 2012 Republican presidential primary in Florida were held today, whom would you support if the candidates are:
Newt Gingrich Mitt Romney Michele Bachmann Rick Santorum Jon Huntsman Herman Cain Ron Paul Gary Johnson Rick Perry Undecided
Row % Row % Row % Row % Row % Row % Row % Row % Row % Row %
Florida Likely Voters 6% 31% 2% 1% 2% 32% 6% 0% 8% 11%
Tea Party Supporters 8% 24% 4% 1% 0% 40% 4% 1% 9% 8%
Intensity of Tea Party Support Strongly support Tea Party 11% 22% 3% 1% 1% 43% 3% 0% 12% 5%
Support Tea Party 6% 26% 4% 1% 0% 38% 5% 1% 7% 11%
Does not support Tea Party 4% 38% 1% 0% 4% 23% 9% 0% 7% 13%
Political Ideology Liberal-Moderate 3% 36% 2% 1% 5% 26% 9% 0% 10% 8%
Conservative 9% 32% 2% 0% 1% 32% 5% 0% 6% 13%
Very conservative 4% 24% 5% 1% 0% 42% 6% 2% 9% 7%
Past Participation** Yes 6% 31% 3% 1% 2% 33% 6% 0% 8% 11%
Candidate Support Strongly support 9% 33% 2% 1% 2% 42% 8% 0% 4% 0%
Somewhat support 5% 33% 2% 0% 3% 37% 6% 0% 16% 0%
Might vote differently 5% 39% 5% 1% 3% 25% 8% 2% 13% 0%
Most Important Quality Shares your values 8% 28% 4% 1% 1% 29% 6% 0% 9% 14%
Is closest to you on the issues 4% 24% 2% 1% 3% 46% 9% 0% 3% 7%
Can beat President Obama in 2012 5% 33% 3% 0% 1% 32% 5% 0% 11% 10%
Has the experience to govern 7% 44% 1% 0% 2% 17% 5% 2% 12% 10%
Republican Candidate Field Satisfied 7% 32% 2% 0% 1% 36% 6% 1% 9% 6%
Not satisfied 5% 32% 3% 1% 6% 25% 8% 0% 7% 14%
Republican Debates Viewers 8% 29% 1% 1% 3% 39% 6% 0% 6% 7%
Non-Viewers 4% 33% 3% 1% 2% 25% 7% 1% 10% 15%
Uses Social Media for Campaign Information 2% 16% 2% 0% 1% 51% 15% 0% 13% 0%
Gender Men 6% 29% 2% 0% 3% 36% 8% 0% 10% 7%
Women 6% 33% 3% 1% 1% 28% 5% 1% 7% 16%
Age Under 45 2% 31% 0% 0% 0% 31% 9% 1% 14% 12%
45 or older 7% 31% 3% 1% 2% 32% 5% 0% 7% 11%
Region North/Panhandle 8% 27% 5% 0% 2% 29% 7% 0% 7% 15%
Orlando/Central Atlantic Coast 5% 21% 1% 0% 1% 46% 7% 0% 6% 12%
Tampa Bay Area 8% 30% 0% 2% 3% 30% 5% 0% 15% 7%
South Central 3% 30% 2% 0% 1% 35% 6% 0% 11% 12%
Miami/South 4% 44% 4% 1% 3% 20% 6% 2% 4% 11%
Household Income Less than $75,000 7% 31% 3% 1% 1% 30% 6% 1% 8% 11%
$75,000 or more 5% 35% 1% 0% 3% 32% 6% 0% 9% 8%
Evangelical Christians 7% 26% 6% 2% 1% 35% 3% 0% 7% 13%
Mormons are Christians Yes 6% 37% 2% 0% 3% 33% 5% 0% 8% 6%
No 6% 24% 4% 1% 0% 30% 8% 1% 10% 16%
Tea Party-Conservative-Evangelical 11% 23% 11% 3% 0% 34% 4% 0% 7% 9%
Education Not college graduate 6% 31% 3% 0% 1% 31% 7% 1% 7% 13%
College graduate 6% 31% 2% 1% 4% 34% 5% 0% 9% 8%
Interview Type Landline 6% 32% 3% 1% 3% 31% 6% 0% 8% 10%
Cell Phone 4% 25% 1% 0% 0% 33% 9% 2% 9% 17%
NBC News/Marist Poll Florida Likely Republican Primary Voters. Interviews conducted October 10th through 12th, 2011, N=524 MOE +/- 4.3%. Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding.
**Past participation refers to previous participation in a Florida Republican Presidential Primary.