And, if the 2012 Republican presidential primary in Florida were held today, whom would you support if the candidates are:
Mitt Romney Herman Cain Rick Perry Undecided
Row % Row % Row % Row %
Florida Likely Voters 40% 40% 10% 10%
Tea Party Supporters 31% 50% 11% 8%
Intensity of Tea Party Support Strongly support Tea Party 27% 56% 13% 5%
Support Tea Party 33% 47% 10% 10%
Does not support Tea Party 50% 29% 10% 12%
Political Ideology Liberal-Moderate 44% 32% 13% 11%
Conservative 41% 39% 10% 10%
Very conservative 32% 53% 9% 6%
Past Participation** Yes 40% 41% 10% 10%
Candidate Support Strongly support 41% 49% 6% 3%
Somewhat support 42% 38% 19% 1%
Might vote differently 47% 39% 12% 3%
Most Important Quality Shares your values 41% 36% 13% 11%
Is closest to you on the issues 34% 51% 5% 10%
Can beat President Obama in 2012 37% 41% 14% 7%
Has the experience to govern 51% 27% 10% 11%
Republican Candidate Field Satisfied 40% 43% 11% 6%
Not satisfied 42% 34% 11% 13%
Republican Debates Viewers 37% 49% 7% 8%
Non-Viewers 42% 32% 13% 12%
Uses Social Media for Campaign Information 23% 60% 13% 4%
Gender Men 40% 41% 12% 8%
Women 40% 39% 9% 13%
Age Under 45 38% 38% 14% 9%
45 or older 41% 40% 10% 10%
Region North/Panhandle 38% 39% 12% 10%
Orlando/Central Atlantic Coast 36% 52% 6% 7%
Tampa Bay Area 36% 41% 16% 7%
South Central 35% 42% 13% 9%
Miami/South 50% 26% 6% 17%
Household Income Less than $75,000 42% 39% 9% 10%
$75,000 or more 40% 40% 10% 10%
Evangelical Christians 34% 46% 9% 11%
Mormons are Christians Yes 44% 40% 8% 7%
No 34% 40% 14% 13%
Tea Party-Conservative-Evangelical 35% 49% 9% 7%
Education Not college graduate 40% 40% 10% 10%
College graduate 39% 40% 11% 10%
Interview Type Landline 40% 40% 10% 11%
Cell Phone 39% 40% 12% 9%
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.