Nationwide opinion polling for the Republican Party 2012 presidential primaries

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This is a list of nationwide public opinion polls that were conducted with respect to the Republican primaries for the 2012 United States presidential election. The persons named in the polls were either declared candidates, former candidates or received media speculation about their possible candidacy.

Eleven different people were at the top of a poll at one time or the other; these were (in chronological order of earliest poll lead):
Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin, Mike Huckabee, Rudy Giuliani, Newt Gingrich, Chris Christie, Donald Trump, Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry, Herman Cain and Rick Santorum.

2012 polls[edit]




April 2012 polls

   

Poll source Sample
size
Date(s)
administered
Newt
Gingrich
Ron
Paul
Mitt
Romney
Others
CBS News/New York Times 268 April 13–17, 2012 20% 12% 54% Someone else (9%)
Economist/YouGov 262 April 14–16, 2012 20% 14% 49% Other (10%)
No preference (8%)
Public Policy Polling 742 April 13–15, 2012 24% 14% 54% Someone else/Not sure (9%)
CNN/ORC 473 April 13–15, 2012 19% 18% 57% Someone else (3%)
None/No one (3%)
Poll source Sample
size
Date(s)
administered
Newt
Gingrich
Ron
Paul
Mitt
Romney
Rick
Santorum
Others
Fox News/Anderson Robbins/Shaw & Co. 354 April 9–11, 2012 13% 16% 46% 15% Someone else (2%)
Too soon to say (4%)
Don't know (4%)
Pew Research 1099 April 4–14, 2012 13% 13% 42% 21% None (4%)
Don't know/Refused (3%)
Too early to tell (2%)
Other (2%)
Gallup 1,149 April 4–9, 2012 10% 10% 42% 24% Other (1%)
None/Any/No opinion (12%)
Washington Post-ABC News April 5–8, 2012 10% 13% 44% 25% Other (2%)
None (3%)
No opinion (3%)
Gallup 1,189 April 3–7, 2012 9% 11% 42% 25% Other (1%)
None/Any/No opinion (11%)
Gallup 1,218 April 2–6, 2012 10% 12% 41% 26% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (11%)
Gallup 1,245 April 1–5, 2012 9% 12% 41% 25% Other (1%)
None/Any/No opinion (12%)
Gallup 1,217 March 31 – April 4, 2012 10% 12% 39% 26% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (11%)
Gallup 1,230 March 30 – April 3, 2012 11% 12% 40% 25% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (10%)
Gallup 1,212 March 29 – April 2, 2012 12% 11% 41% 25% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (10%)
Gallup 1,194 March 28 – April 1, 2012 11% 10% 43% 25% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (9%)
March 2012 polls

 

Poll source Sample
size
Date(s)
administered
Newt
Gingrich
Ron
Paul
Mitt
Romney
Rick
Santorum
Others
Gallup 1,149 March 27–31, 2012 11% 10% 42% 27% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (8%)
Gallup 1,131 March 26–30, 2012 11% 10% 42% 27% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (8%)
Gallup 1,148 March 25–29, 2012 11% 10% 42% 27% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (9%)
Gallup 1,153 March 24–28, 2012 10% 11% 39% 28% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (10%)
Gallup 1,142 March 23–27, 2012 11% 11% 39% 28% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (10%)
Gallup 1,138 March 22–26, 2012 12% 10% 39% 27% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (10%)
CNN/ORC 463 March 24–25, 2012 15% 17% 36% 26% Someone else (1%)
None/No one (2%)
No opinion (2%)
Gallup 1,157 March 21–25, 2012 14% 9% 39% 27% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (9%)
Gallup 1,153 March 20–24, 2012 13% 8% 41% 26% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (9%)
Gallup 1,145 March 19–23, 2012 15% 8% 42% 26% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (8%)
McClatchy-Marist 377 March 20–22, 2012 13% 13% 39% 31% Undecided (4%)
50% 44% Undecided (6%)
Gallup 1,157 March 18–22, 2012 14% 8% 40% 26% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (9%)
Gallup 1,159 March 17–21, 2012 14% 9% 38% 27% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (10%)
Gallup 1,149 March 16–20, 2012 13% 10% 37% 27% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (10%)
Gallup 1,157 March 15–19, 2012 13% 10% 34% 30% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (10%)
Gallup 1,159 March 14–18, 2012 13% 10% 35% 29% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (11%)
Public Policy Polling 734 March 15–17, 2012 20% 9% 34% 31% Someone else/Not sure (6%)
11% 40% 41% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (10%)
Gallup 1,183 March 13–17, 2012 12% 11% 36% 28% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (10%)
Gallup 1,211 March 12–16, 2012 13% 10% 36% 28% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (12%)
Gallup 1,224 March 11–15, 2012 13% 10% 36% 28% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (11%)
Gallup 1,215 March 10–14, 2012 15% 10% 35% 27% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (11%)
Gallup 1,205 March 9–13, 2012 16% 11% 33% 27% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (12%)
Gallup 1,207 March 8–12, 2012 17% 12% 32% 27% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (12%)
Reuters/Ipsos
(Republicans and Independents)
500 March 8–11, 2012 12% 14% 33% 29% Wouldn't vote (1%)
None/Other (5%)
Don't know/Refused (6%)
46% 42% Wouldn't vote (6%)
Don't know/Refused (5%)
Reuters/Ipsos
(Republicans only)
400 March 8–11, 2012 12% 11% 37% 32% Wouldn't vote (<0.5%)
None/Other (3%)
Don't know/Refused (6%)
49% 44% Wouldn't vote (3%)
Don't know/Refused (4%)
Gallup 1,208 March 7–11, 2012 15% 12% 34% 25% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (12%)
CBS News/New York Times 1,206 March 7–11, 2012 13% 8% 30% 34%
Gallup 1,206 March 6–10, 2012 14% 11% 36% 24% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (13%)
Gallup 1,198 March 5–9, 2012 13% 11% 36% 23% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (14%)
Gallup 1,218 March 4–8, 2012 13% 11% 35% 24% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (15%)
Gallup 1,206 March 3–7, 2012 12% 11% 37% 23% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (15%)
Gallup 1,192 March 2–6, 2012 14% 11% 37% 23% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (14%)
Gallup 1,206 March 1–5, 2012 15% 12% 34% 24% Other (1%)
None/Any/No opinion (13%)
Gallup 1,211 February 29 – March 4, 2012 15% 12% 38% 22% Other (1%)
None/Any/No opinion (13%)
Gallup 1,181 February 28 – March 3, 2012 17% 10% 38% 22% Other (1%)
None/Any/No opinion (12%)
Gallup 1,161 February 27 – March 2, 2012 17% 10% 36% 22% Other (1%)
None/Any/No opinion (13%)
Gallup 1,153 February 26 – March 1, 2012 16% 11% 35% 23% Other (1%)
None/Any/No opinion (13%)
February 2012 polls

 

Poll source Sample
size
Date(s)
administered
Newt
Gingrich
Ron
Paul
Mitt
Romney
Rick
Santorum
Others
Rasmussen Reports 1,000 February 29, 2012 16% 12% 40% 24% Other (2%)
Undecided (6%)
Gallup 1,171 February 25–29, 2012 15% 11% 35% 24% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (14%)
Gallup 1,139 February 24–28, 2012 16% 11% 33% 25% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (13%)
Gallup 1,144 February 23–27, 2012 14% 13% 31% 26% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (13%)
Gallup 1,160 February 22–26, 2012 14% 12% 32% 28% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (12%)
Gallup 1,174 February 21–25, 2012 15% 11% 31% 29% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (12%)
Gallup 1,153 February 20–24, 2012 16% 11% 30% 31% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (10%)
Gallup 1,187 February 19–23, 2012 16% 11% 27% 33% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (11%)
Gallup 1,215 February 18–22, 2012 15% 10% 27% 34% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (12%)
Gallup 1,188 February 17–21, 2012 15% 10% 27% 35% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (12%)
Gallup 1,175 February 16–20, 2012 14% 11% 26% 36% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (11%)
Associated Press/GfK 450 February 16–20, 2012 15% 15% 32% 33% None (2%)
Don't Know (3%)
Refused(1%)
Gallup 1,194 February 15–19, 2012 13% 11% 26% 36% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (11%)
Gallup 1,187 February 14–18, 2012 13% 11% 28% 36% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (11%)
Gallup 1,156 February 13–17, 2012 13% 11% 29% 35% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (10%)
Gallup 1,187 February 12–16, 2012 14% 11% 30% 34% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (10%)
Gallup 1,206 February 11–15, 2012 14% 10% 31% 32% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (11%)
Rasmussen Reports 1,000 February 14, 2012 15% 10% 27% 39% Other(3%)
Undecided (6%)
Gallup 1,164 February 10–14, 2012 15% 8% 33% 31% Other (1%)
None/Any/No opinion (12%)
CNN/ORC 478 February 10–13, 2012 15% 16% 32% 34% None/No one (2%)
No opinion (2%)
Gallup 1,156 February 9–13, 2012 16% 8% 32% 30% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (13%)
CBS News/New York Times Poll 1,197 February 8–13, 2012 10% 12% 27% 30%
Gallup 1,162 February 8–12, 2012 16% 8% 32% 30% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (13%)
Pew Research Center 1,501 February 8–12, 2012 17% 12% 28% 30% Other (1%)
None/Don't know (12%)
FDU PublicMind 578 February 6–12, 2012 15% 7% 33% 33% Unsure/Refused (13%)
Gallup 1,158 February 7–11, 2012 16% 8% 34% 27% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (14%)
Public Policy Polling 656 February 9–10, 2012 17% 13% 23% 38% Someone else/Not sure (8%)
15% 28% 50% Not sure (8%)
42% 45% Someone else (14%)
26% 61% Someone else (13%)
32% 56% Someone else (12%)
Gallup 1,137 February 4–10, 2012 17% 8% 34% 24% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (15%)
Anderson Robbins Research/Shaw & Company Research 407 February 6–9, 2012 22% 15% 33% 23% Someone else (1%)
Too soon to say (3%)
Don't know (4%)
Gallup 1,180 February 3–9, 2012 18% 10% 34% 22% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (14%)
Gallup 1,180 February 2–8, 2012 20% 10% 36% 20% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (11%)
Gallup 1,173 February 1–7, 2012 21% 12% 37% 17% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (11%)
Rasmussen Reports 1,000 February 6, 2012 27% 11% 34% 18% Other (3%)
Undecided (7%)
40% 46%
50% 38%
30% 58%
Reuters/Ipsos (Republicans and Independents) 500 February 2–6, 2012 16% 22% 28% 16% Wouldn’t vote (2%)
None/other (5%)
Don't Know/Refused (12%)
37% 50% Don't know/Refused (13%)
Reuters/Ipsos (Republicans only) 400 February 2–6, 2012 19% 21% 29% 18% Wouldn’t vote (1%)
None/other (3%)
Don't Know/Refused (10%)
40% 53% Don't know/Refused (6%)
Gallup 1,173 January 31 – February 6, 2012 22% 11% 37% 16% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (11%)
Gallup 1,192 January 30 – February 3, 2012 24% 12% 35% 16% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (11%)
Gallup 1,161 January 29 – February 2, 2012 25% 11% 33% 16% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (12%)
Gallup 1,164 January 28 – February 1, 2012 25% 12% 31% 17% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (13%)
January 2012 polls

 

Poll source Sample
size
Date(s)
administered
Newt
Gingrich
Ron
Paul
Mitt
Romney
Rick
Santorum
Others
Gallup 1,159 January 27–31, 2012 26% 11% 31% 16% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (13%)
Gallup 1,142 January 26–30, 2012 28% 13% 27% 17% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (13%)
Gallup 1,112 January 25–29, 2012 28% 13% 27% 16% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (14%)
Gallup 1,145 January 24–28, 2012 28% 14% 26% 15% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (14%)
Gallup 1,148 January 23–27, 2012 32% 13% 26% 13% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (15%)
Gallup 1,184 January 22–26, 2012 32% 14% 24% 13% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (15%)
Gallup 1,181 January 21–25, 2012 31% 13% 25% 13% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (16%)
NBC News/Wall Street Journal 441 January 22–24, 2012 37% 12% 28% 18% Other (1%)
None (1%)
Not sure (3%)
52% 39% Neither (4%)
Not sure (5%)
Gallup 1,205 January 20–24, 2012 31% 12% 28% 12% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (15%)
Rasmussen Reports 1,000 January 23, 2012 35% 10% 28% 16% Other (2%)
Undecided (9%)
Gallup 1,219 January 19–23, 2012 31% 12% 27% 12% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (15%)
Gallup 1,221 January 18–22, 2012 28% 13% 29% 11% Other (5%)
None/Any/No opinion (14%)
Gallup 1,226 January 17–21, 2012 25% 13% 30% 12% Other (6%)
None/Any/No opinion (14%)
Gallup 1,228 January 16–20, 2012 23% 14% 31% 12% Other (8%)
None/Any/No opinion (13%)
Gallup 1,235 January 15–19, 2012 20% 13% 30% 13% Other (9%)
None/Any/No opinion (15%)

 

Poll source Sample
size
Date(s)
administered
Newt
Gingrich
Ron
Paul
Rick
Perry
Mitt
Romney
Rick
Santorum
Others
Gallup 1,206 January 14–18, 2012 17% 13% 8% 33% 13% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (14%)
Rasmussen 1,000 January 17, 2012 27% 13% 4% 30% 15% Other (4%)
Undecided (7%)
Gallup 1,192 January 13–17, 2012 16% 12% 7% 33% 14% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (14%)
New York Times/CBS News 340 January 12–17, 2012 21% 15% 7% 28% 16% Undecided/Don't know (7%)
Gallup 1,183 January 12–16, 2012 15% 12% 6% 34% 15% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (15%)

 

Poll source Sample
size
Date(s)
administered
Newt
Gingrich
Jon
Huntsman
Ron
Paul
Rick
Perry
Mitt
Romney
Rick
Santorum
Others
Pew Research 527 January 11–16, 2012 16% 2% 15% 5% 31% 14% Other/None/Don't Know (18%)
Washington Times/JZ Analytics 500 January 14–15, 2012 17% 4% 15% 3% 32% 17% Not sure (12%)
Washington Post/ABC News January 12–15, 2012 17% <0.5% 16% 9% 35% 13% Other (1%)
None of them (2%)
Would not vote (1%)
No opinion (6%)
Gallup 1,195 January 11–15, 2012 14% 2% 12% 5% 37% 14% Other (1%)
None/Any/No opinion (15%)
Fox News/Anderson Robbins/Shaw & Co. 356 January 12–14, 2012 14% 5% 13% 6% 40% 15% Someone else (1%)
Too soon to say (4%)
Don't know (2%)
Gallup 1,189 January 10–14, 2012 13% 3% 12% 5% 37% 14% Other (1%)
None/Any/No opinion (15%)
Gallup 1,189 January 9–13, 2012 13% 3% 13% 5% 35% 14% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (16%)
Gallup 1,194 January 8–12, 2012 15% 2% 12% 5% 34% 14% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (15%)
Gallup 1,188 January 7–11, 2012 14% 2% 13% 5% 34% 15% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (15%)
Gallup 1,169 January 6–10, 2012 16% 2% 13% 6% 31% 15% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (15%)
Gallup 1,144 January 5–9, 2012 18% 1% 12% 5% 30% 17% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (14%)
Ipsos/Reuters (Republicans and Independents) 500 January 5–9, 2012 17% 4% 17% 6% 29% 12% Wouldn't vote (1%)
None/Other (4%)
Don't know/Refused (9%)
35% 54% Don't know/Refused (11%)
Ipsos/Reuters (Republicans only) 400 January 5–9, 2012 20% 3% 16% 7% 30% 13% Wouldn't vote (1%)
None/Other (2%)
Don't know/Refused (7%)
36% 56% Don't know/Refused (8%)
Pew Research 549 January 4–8, 2012 16% 2% 12% 6% 27% 16% None/Don't Know (19%)
Other (1%)
CBS News 1,413 January 4–8, 2012 15% 4% 10% 6% 19% 14% Other (19%)
Undecided (13%)
Gallup 1,117 January 4–8, 2012 17% 1% 13% 6% 30% 18% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (13%)
Gallup 1,114 January 3–7, 2012 16% 1% 13% 6% 31% 18% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (13%)
Gallup 1,099 January 1–6, 2012 17% 1% 12% 6% 29% 16% Other (5%)
None/Any/No opinion (14%)
Gallup 1,092 December 29, 2011 –
January 5, 2012
19% 2% 12% 6% 27% 15% Other (6%)
None/Any/No opinion (14%)
Rasmussen 1,000 January 4, 2012 16% 4% 12% 4% 29% 21% Other (2%)

2011 polls[edit]

December 2011 polls
Poll source Sample
size
Date(s)
administered
Michele
Bachmann
Newt
Gingrich
Jon
Huntsman
Ron
Paul
Rick
Perry
Mitt
Romney
Rick
Santorum
Others
Gallup 1,088 December 28, 2011–
January 4, 2012
5% 19% 2% 13% 6% 27% 11% Other (6%)
None/Any/No opinion (15%)
Gallup 1,138 December 27, 2011–
January 3, 2012
5% 22% 2% 13% 6% 26% 8% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (16%)
Gallup 1,136 December 26, 2011–
January 2, 2012
5% 23% 2% 13% 7% 24% 6% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (17%)
Angus Reid Public Opinion 1,009 December 27–29, 2011 7% 26% 2% 10% 7% 32% 5% Undecided (11%)
Gallup 1,155 December 23–29, 2011 5% 24% 2% 11% 7% 26% 5% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (18%)
Gallup 1,169 December 22–28, 2011 5% 23% 2% 11% 8% 27% 4% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (16%)
Gallup 1,159 December 21–27, 2011 5% 25% 1% 11% 8% 25% 4% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (18%)
Gallup 1,133 December 20–26, 2011 6% 25% 2% 11% 8% 24% 3% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (19%)
Gallup 1,128 December 19–23, 2011 6% 26% 1% 12% 8% 23% 3% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (19%)
Gallup 1,115 December 18–22, 2011 6% 26% 1% 13% 8% 22% 3% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (18%)
APCO Insight 1,036 December 17–22, 2011 9.7% 24.8% 4.4% 17.3% 9.2% 30.2% 4.5%
Gallup 1,145 December 17–21, 2011 6% 27% 1% 12% 7% 21% 4% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (19%)
The Economist/YouGov 1,000 December 17–20, 2011 8% 27% 6% 13% 5% 21% 4% Gary Johnson (1%)
Gallup 1,190 December 16–20, 2011 7% 25% 2% 12% 8% 23% 4% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (18%)
Gallup 1,186 December 14–19, 2011 6% 25% 2% 12% 8% 23% 4% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (18%)
Public Policy Polling 658 December 16–18, 2011 7% 35% 3% 11% 6% 22% 4% Gary Johnson (1%)
Someone else/Not sure (10%)
43% 5% 14% 28% Not sure (10%)
CNN/ORC International 928 December 16–18, 2011 8% 28% 2% 14% 7% 28% 4% None/No one (5%)
No opinion (4%)
ABC News/Washington Post 395 December 15–18, 2011 7% 30% 3% 15% 7% 30% 3% None of them (1%)
No opinion (4%)
CBS News 291 December 14–18, 2011 4% 20% 1% 10% 6% 20% 3% Someone else (19%)
Undecided/Don't know (17%)
Gallup 1,177 December 13–18, 2011 7% 26% 2% 11% 7% 24% 4% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (17%)
Gallup 1,165 December 12–17, 2011 7% 28% 2% 10% 6% 24% 4% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (17%)
Gallup 1,130 December 11–16, 2011 8% 28% 2% 10% 6% 24% 4% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (16%)
Gallup 1,129 December 10–14, 2011 7% 29% 2% 10% 5% 24% 4% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (18%)
Gallup 1,139 December 9–13, 2011 6% 31% 2% 9% 6% 23% 4% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (18%)
Reason Magazine/Rupe 1,200 December 1–13, 2011 6% 27% 2% 7% 5% 25% 4% Gary Johnson (1%)
Associated Press-GfK
(Republicans and Republican-leaning independents)
460 December 8–12, 2011 9% 33% 2% 9% 6% 27% 3% None of them (6%)
Don't know (6%)
Associated Press-GfK
(General population)
1,000 12% 20% 5% 11% 5% 26% 2% None of them (13%)
Don't know (6%)
Reuters/Ipsos 443 December 8–12, 2011 10% 28% 5% 12% 12% 18% 4% Other/None (4%)
Gallup 1,167 December 8–12, 2011 6% 31% 2% 8% 7% 22% 4% Other (1%)
None/Any/No opinion (19%)
NBC/Wall Street Journal 271 December 7–11, 2011 8% 40% 5% 9% 6% 23% 3% None (1%)
Not sure (5%)
Pew Research Center 392 December 7–11, 2011 5% 35% 2% 8% 5% 21% 3%
Gallup 1,175 December 7–11, 2011 6% 33% 2% 8% 6% 23% 3% Other (1%)
None/Any/No opinion (19%)
Gallup 1,200 December 6–10, 2011 5% 33% 2% 9% 6% 23% 2% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (18%)
Gallup 1,197 December 5–9, 2011 6% 35% 2% 9% 6% 23% 3% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (15%)
Gallup 1,232 December 4–8, 2011 6% 37% 1% 9% 6% 23% 2% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (14%)
Fox News 356 December 5–7, 2011 5% 36% 2% 12% 8% 23% 4% Someone else (2%)
Too soon to say (6%)
Don't know (2%)
Gallup 1,219 December 3–7, 2011 7% 34% 1% 10% 5% 25% 2% Other (2%)
None/Any/No opinion (14%)
The Economist/YouGov December 3–6, 2011 6% 31% 6% 11% 9% 15% 7% Gary Johnson (2%)
Other (5%)
No preference (9%)
Gallup 1,245 December 2–6, 2011 6% 36% 1% 9% 6% 23% 3% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (13%)
Gallup 1,277 December 1–5, 2011 6% 37% 1% 8% 7% 22% 3% Other (3%)
None/Any/No opinion (14%)
Poll Position 1,072 December 4, 2011 6.2% 36.6% 2.4% 7.1% 3.2% 23.4% 2% Someone else (4%)
No opinion (15.1%)
October/November 2011 polls
Poll source Sample
size
Date(s)
administered
Michele
Bachmann
Herman
Cain
Newt
Gingrich
Jon
Huntsman
Gary
Johnson
Ron
Paul
Rick
Perry
Mitt
Romney
Rick
Santorum
Others
Fairleigh Dickinson University
(Republicans)
407 November 29 – December 5, 2011 4% 8% 37% 1% 3% 6% 25% 4% Unsure/ref. 12%
Fairleigh Dickinson University
(Republicans and Republican leaners)
545 4% 8% 36% 2% 4% 6% 23% 3% Unsure/ref. 14%
Rasmussen Reports 1,000 November 30, 2011 4% 8% 38% 3% 8% 4% 17% 4%
The Economist/YouGov November 26–29, 2011 5% 15% 25% 5% 0% 9% 5% 17% 3% Other (5%)
No preference (10%)
Poll Position 499 November 27, 2011 4.1% 13.6% 32.1% 2.7% 5.6% 4.9% 23.2% Someone else (2.7%)
No opinion (11.1%)
Poll Position 504 November 22, 2011 6.2% 11.3% 30.3% 2.4% 4.5% 5.9% 21.4% Someone else (4.2%)
No opinion (13.8%)
The Economist/YouGov November 19–22, 2011 3% 15% 31% 4% 1% 8% 5% 20% 3% Other (2%)
No preference (8%)
CNN/ORC International 402 November 18–20, 2011 5% 17% 24% 3% 9% 11% 20% 4% None/No one (3%)
No opinion (2%)
Reuters/Ipsos 423 November 18–19, 2011 9% 12% 24% 1% 9% 10% 22% 2% Wouldn't vote (11%)
IBOPE Zogby 1,366 November 15–17, 2011 2% 26% 32% 3% 1% 8% 6% 14% 3% Other (<1%)
Not sure (7%)
Quinnipiac University 1,039 November 14–20, 2011 4% 14% 26% 2% 6% 6% 22% 2% DK/NA (19%)
USA Today/Gallup
(All Republicans/Republican leaners)
1,062 November 13–17, 2011 5% 16% 19% 1% 10% 8% 20% 1% None/Any/No opinion (19%)
USA Today/Gallup
(Republicans/Republican leaners who are registered voters)
946 4% 16% 22% 1% 9% 8% 21% 1% None/Any/No opinion (18%)
Fox News 370 November 13–15, 2011 6% 15% 23% 3% 8% 7% 22% 2% Someone else (2%)
Too soon to say (7%)
Don't know (5%)
The Economist/YouGov November 12–15, 2011 5% 21% 23% 5% 1% 7% 6% 19% 2% Other (4%)
No preference (6%)
CNN/ORC International 480 November 11–13, 2011 6% 14% 22% 3% 8% 12% 24% 3% Someone else (1%)
None/No one (4%)
No opinion (4%)
Public Policy Polling 576 November 10–13, 2011 5% 25% 28% 3% 1% 5% 6% 18% 1% Someone else/Not sure (9%)
NBC News/Wall Street Journal 102 November 10–12, 2011 2% 27% 22% 1% 9% 4% 32% 2% Not sure (1%)
Reuters/Ipsos 461 November 10–11, 2011 7% 20% 16% 1% 10% 12% 28% Wouldn't vote (7%)
Pew Research Center 738 November 9–14, 2011 5% 22% 16% 1% 8% 8% 23% 2% Other (0%)
None/Don't know/Too early (14%)
McClatchy-Marist 347 November 8–10, 2011 5% 17% 19% 1% 10% 8% 23% 1% Undecided (17%)
Reuters/Ipsos 462 November 7–8, 2011 8% 21% 16% 3% 9% 10% 26% Wouldn't vote (9%)
CBS News 382 November 6–10, 2011 4% 18% 15% 1% 5% 8% 15% 2% Undecided/Don't know (17%)
Someone else (14%)
No one (1%)
Politico/George Washington University 436 November 6–9, 2011 2% 27% 14% 5% 14% 25% 2% Unsure/Refused 9%
Other 1%
The Economist/YouGov November 5–8, 2011 7% 21% 16% 5% 1% 7% 7% 24% 2% Other (5%)
No preference (6%)
USA Today/Gallup 1,054 November 2–6, 2011 3% 21% 12% 1% 8% 11% 21% 2% Undecided (21%)
NBC News/Wall Street Journal 248 November 2–5, 2011 4% 27% 13% 10% 10% 28% 2% None (1%)
Not sure (4%)
Rasmussen Reports 1,000 November 2, 2011 2% 26% 14% 2% 7% 8% 23% 1% Undecided (13%)
Washington Post-ABC News 438 October 31 – November 3, 2011 4% 23% 12% 1% 8% 13% 24% 1% None of them (2%)
Would not vote (1%)
No opinion (8%)
The Economist/YouGov October 29 – November 1, 2011 4% 26% 15% 4% 1% 10% 6% 17% 1% Other (4%)
No preference (11%)
Reuters/Ipsos 554 October 27–28, 2011 4% 24% 11% 1% 7% 15% 29% Wouldn't vote (9%)
Quinnipiac University 869 October 25–31, 2011 4% 30% 10% 2% 7% 8% 23% 1% DK/NA (16%)
Fox News 328 October 23–25, 2011 3% 24% 12% 9% 10% 20% 3% Someone else (1%)
Too soon to say (11%)
Don't know (5%)
The Economist/YouGov October 22–25, 2011 4% 28% 7% 3% 1% 9% 9% 24% 2% Other (5%)
No preference (7%)
CBS News/New York Times 455 October 19–24, 2011 2% 25% 10% 1% 8% 6% 21% 1% Undecided/Don't know (14%)
IBOPE Zogby 1,077 October 18–21, 2011 1% 39% 12% 4% <1% 9% 8% 19% 2% Other (1%)
Not sure (7%)
The Economist/YouGov October 15–18, 2011 4% 31% 11% 3% 0% 10% 8% 21% 3% Other (5%)
No preference (6%)
CNN/ORC International 416 October 14–16, 2011 6% 25% 8% 1% 9% 13% 26% 2% Someone else (1%)
None/No one (5%)
No opinion (4%)
Associated Press/GfK
(General population)
1,000 October 13–17, 2011 7% 18% 5% 4% 11% 13% 21% 2% None of them (13%)
Don't know (6%)
Associated Press/GfK
(Republicans/Leaning Republican only)
431 4% 26% 7% 2% 8% 13% 30% 2% None of them (2%)
Don't know (7%)
Rasmussen Reports 1,000 October 12, 2011 4% 29% 10% 2% 5% 9% 29% 2% Other (3%)
Not sure (7%)
IBOPE Zogby 1,214 October 11–14, 2011 1% 45% 6% 3% <1% 8% 7% 21% 3% Other (<1%)
Not sure (5%)
The Economist/YouGov October 8–11, 2011 3% 33% 9% 4% 0% 7% 10% 18% 0% Other (6%)
No preference (9%)
Public Policy Polling
484 October 7–10, 2011 5% 30% 15% 2% 0% 5% 14% 22% 1% Someone else/Not sure (6%)
NBC News/Wall Street Journal 336 October 7–10, 2011 5% 27% 8% 3% 11% 16% 23% 1% None/Not sure (6%)
Reuters/Ipsos
(Republicans and Independents)
505 October 6–10, 2011 5% 19% 7% 2% 12% 9% 21% Wouldn’t vote (3%)
None/other (9%)
Didn't know/Refused (13%)
Reuters/Ipsos
(Republicans only)
410 5% 19% 7% 2% 13% 10% 23% Wouldn’t vote (3%)
None/other (7%)
Didn't know/Refused (13%)
The Washington Post/Bloomberg News
(leaned GOP)
391 October 6–9, 2011 4% 16% 3% 0% 6% 13% 24% 1% None of these (3%)
Other (0%)
No opinion (29%)
The Washington Post/Bloomberg News
(all adults)
1,000 6% 8% 3% 2% 7% 8% 17% 1% None of these (14%)
No opinion (32%)
Newsmax/InsiderAdvantage 477 October 4, 2011 3.7% 26% 8.5% 7.1% 14% 24%
Gallup 1,064 October 3–7, 2011 5% 18% 7% 2% 8% 15% 20% 3% Other (1%)
Undecided (20%)
IBOPE Zogby 796 October 3–5, 2011 3% 38% 4% 4% <1% 12% 12% 18% 1% Other (<1%)
Not sure (7%)
Late 2011 polls
Poll source Sample
size
Date(s)
administered
Michele
Bachmann
Herman
Cain
Newt
Gingrich
Jon
Huntsman
Gary
Johnson
Sarah
Palin
Ron
Paul
Rick
Perry
Mitt
Romney
Rick
Santorum
Others
Washington Post-ABC News 1,002 September 29 – October 2, 2011 4% 14% 6% 1% 9% 9% 14% 21% 1% Chris Christie (10%)
Other (1%)
No one/None of them (3%)
No opinion (6%)
6% 14% 7% 1% 11% 15% 22% 2% Chris Christie (11%)
Other (1%)
No one/None of them (4%)
No opinion (7%)
4% 16% 7% 1% 10% 9% 16% 23% 1% Other (2%)
No one/None of them (4%)
Would not vote (1%)
No opinion (6%)
7% 16% 7% 1% 11% 16% 25% 2% Other (2%)
No one/None of them (5%)
Would not vote (1%)
No opinion (7%)
CBS News 324 September 28 – October 2, 2011 4% 17% 8% 2% 7% 12% 17% 3% Undecided/Don't Know (18%)
Quinnipiac University 927 September 27 – October 3, 2011 3% 17% 8% 1% 9% 6% 14% 22% 3% DK/NA (18%)
3% 12% 7% 1% 7% 6% 10% 17% 2% Chris Christie (17%)
DK/NA (18%)
Fox News 363 September 25–27, 2011 3% 17% 11% 4% 6% 19% 23% 3% Someone else (2%)
Too soon to say (5%)
Don't know (7%)
The Economist/YouGov 1,000 September 24–27, 2011 4% 11% 6% 2% 8% 6% 14% 15% 2% Chris Christie (15%)
Rudy Giuliani (6%)
Other (5%)
No preference (6%)
IBOPE Zogby 1,006 September 23–26, 2011 4% 28% 6% 5% 1% 11% 18% 17% 2% Fred Karger (<1%)
Other (2%)
Not sure (6%)
CNN/ORC International 447 September 23–25, 2011 4% 7% 10% 1% 7% 7% 28% 21% 3% Someone else (3%)
None/No one (4%)
No opinion (2%)
6% 9% 11% 1% 7% 30% 22% 3% Someone else (3%)
None/No one (5%)
No opinion (3%)
Pew Research Center 876 September 22 – October 4, 2011 6% 13% 8% 1% 12% 17% 22% 2% Other (1%)
None/DK (17%)
Rasmussen Reports 1,000 September 19, 2011 8% 7% 9% 2% 6% 28% 24% 3% Thaddeus McCotter (1%)
Undecided (11%)
USA Today/Gallup 439 September 15–18, 2011 5% 5% 5% 1% 13% 31% 24% 2% Other (4%)
None/Any/No Opinion (10%)
McClatchy-Marist 1,042 September 13–14, 2011 12% 5% 6% 1% 7% 30% 22% 2% Undecided (15%)
6% 4% 6% 2% 13% 6% 20% 13% 2% Rudy Giuliani (14%)
Undecided (14%)
Harris Interactive 2,462 September 12–19, 2011 7% 5% 4% 1% 7% 7% 22% 18% 1% Undecided (28%)
The New York Times/CBS News 747 September 10–15, 2011 7% 5% 7% 1% 3% 5% 23% 16% 1% Mike Huckabee (2%)
Chris Christie (1%)
John McCain (1%)
Undecided (12%)
No/No one (2%)
DK/NA (10%)
Bloomberg 997 September 9–12, 2011 8% 4% 4% 1% 9% 26% 22% 2%
IBOPE Zogby 1,023 September 9–12, 2011 7% 12% 2% 3% 1% 11% 37% 14% 3% Fred Karger (1%)
Other (2%)
Not sure (8%)
CNN/ORC International 446 September 9–11, 2011 4% 5% 5% 2% 15% 12% 30% 18% 2% Someone else (2%)
None/No one (4%)
No opinion (2%)
7% 6% 7% 2% 13% 32% 21% 2% Someone else (2%)
None/No one (4%)
No opinion (3%)
Public Policy Polling 500 September 8–11, 2011 9% 8% 10% 2% 11% 31% 18% 2% Someone else/Not Sure (2%)
49% 37% Not Sure (14%)
Washington Post/ABC News 1,001 August 29 – September 1, 2011 6% 3% 4% 1% 14% 8% 27% 22% 2% Other (1%)
No one/None of them (4%)
Would not vote (2%)
No opinion (4%)
8% 4% 6% 1% 10% 29% 25% 3% Other (2%)
No one/None of them (5%)
Would not vote (2%)
No opinion (5%)
Fox News 341 August 29–31, 2011 4% 4% 3% 1% 1% 8% 7% 26% 18% 3% Rudy Giuliani (4%)
Mike Huckabee (4%)
Chris Christie (2%)
Buddy Roemer (1%)
Someone else (2%)
Too soon to say (9%)
Don't know (4%)
8% 6% 3% 1% 8% 29% 22% 4% Buddy Roemer (1%)
Someone else (2%)
Too soon to say (6%)
Don't know (10%)
Politico 1,000 August 28 – September 1, 2011 10% 4% 5% 1% 10% 36% 17% 5% Other (1%)
Unsure/Refused (11%)
NBC News/Wall Street Journal 1,000 August 27–31, 2011 8% 5% 5% 2% 9% 38% 23% 3% None (2%)
Not sure (5%)
IBOPE Zogby 1,184 August 25–29, 2011 9% 8% 3% 3% <1% 11% 41% 12% 3% Fred Karger (<1%)
Other (2%)
Not sure (8%)
6% 7% 2% 3% <1% 4% 10% 30% 8% 2% Chris Christie (15%)
Paul Ryan (5%)
Fred Karger (<1%)
Other (1%)
Not sure (9%)
CNN/ORC International 467 August 24–25, 2011 9% 2% 6% 1% 2% 10% 6% 27% 14% 1% Rudy Giuliani (9%)
Someone else (3%)
None/No one (5%)
No opinion (3%)
12% 3% 7% 1% 2% 6% 32% 18% 1% Thaddeus McCotter 1%
Someone else (4%)
None/No one (6%)
No opinion (4%)
The Economist/YouGov 1,000 August 20–23, 2011 9% 8% 4% 2% 4% 11% 23% 15% 2% Rudy Giuliani (6%)
Other (6%)
No preference (11%)
Public Policy Polling 663 August 18–21, 2011 10% 7% 7% 2% 13% 6% 27% 17% 3% Someone else/Not sure (7%)
15% 5% 7% 3% 7% 27% 17% 3% Paul Ryan (9%)
Someone else/Not sure (6%)
16% 6% 8% 3% 6% 33% 20% 4% Someone else/Not sure (5%)
Gallup 1,040 August 17–21, 2011 10% 4% 4% 1% 13% 29% 17% 3% Other (2%)
No preference (17%)
7% 4% 3% 1% 11% 11% 25% 14% 3% Rudy Giuliani (9%)
Other (1%)
No preference (12%)
Quinnipiac University 2,730 August 16–27, 2011 10% 5% 3% 1% 11% 9% 24% 18% 1% Thaddeus McCotter 1%
Don't know/did not answer (16%)
Rasmussen Reports 1,000 August 15, 2011 13% 6% 5% 1% 9% 29% 18% 1% Thaddeus McCotter 0%
Undecided (16%)
Mid 2011 polls
Poll source Sample
size
Date(s)
administered
Michele
Bachmann
Herman
Cain
Newt
Gingrich
Jon
Huntsman
Gary
Johnson
Sarah
Palin
Ron
Paul
Tim
Pawlenty
Rick
Perry
Mitt
Romney
Rick
Santorum
Others
Reason-Rupe 1,200 August 9–18, 2011 8% 4% 3% 1% <1% 12% 7% 2% 18% 20% <1% Rudy Giuliani (8%)
Undecided (16%)
Fox News 904 August 7–9, 2011 13% 9% 9% 1% 1% 10% 4% 26% 4% Thaddeus McCotter (1%)
Someone Else (4%)
Too Soon to Say (8%)
Don't Know (9%)
7% 5% 6% 2% 8% 6% 2% 13% 21% 2% Rudy Giuliani (7%)
Mike Huckabee (3%)
Chris Christie (1%)
Donald Trump (1%)
George Pataki (1%)
Someone Else (1%)
Too Soon to Say (7%)
Don't Know (7%)
CNN/ORC International 449 August 5–7, 2011 7% 4% 5% 4% 12% 12% 2% 15% 17% 2% Rudy Giuliani (12%)
None of these (4%)
Someone Else (2%)
No Opinion (4%)
9% 5% 8% 5% 14% 3% 18% 23% 3% None of these (5%)
Someone Else (2%)
No Opinion (4%)
USA Today/Gallup 1,319 August 4–7, 2011 13% 4% 7% 3% 14% 3% 17% 24% 1% None of these (14%)
Harris 1,168 August 2–4, 2011 10% 6% 4% 2% 1% 10% 2% 16% 1% Fred Karger (2%)
Thaddeus McCotter (1%)
Buddy Roemer (1%)
None of these (46%)
McClatchy/Marist 1,000 August 2–4, 2011 8% 6% 2% 3% 2% 10% 3% 2% 18% 21% 3% Rudy Giuliani (19%)
Quinnipiac University 1,417 August 1–2, 2011 6% 8% 9% 9% 13% 23% None of these/Others (32%)
RCP Average 6,389 July 1–31, 2011 18% 9% 5% 2% 1% 15% 9% 4% 12% 24% 3%
Rasmussen Reports (Excluded from RCP Average) 3,500 July 25–31, 2011 27% 26% 34% Not Sure (10%)
Other (3%)
Rasmussen Reports 1,000 July 28, 2011 16% 9% 6% 2% 10% 3% 18% 22% Not Sure (9%)
Other (4%)
Zogby 1,103 July 22–25, 2011 25% 18% 1% 3% <1% 11% 7% 17% 5% Fred Karger (1%)
Buddy Roemer (<1%)
Not Sure (9%)
Other (3%)
13% 13% 1% 3% <1% 4% 9% 2% 21% 9% 2% Fred Karger (1%)
Chris Christie (14%)
Not Sure (7%)
Other (2%)
Gallup 1,088 July 20–24, 2011 11% 3% 3% 2% 12% 8% 2% 15% 17% 2% Rudy Giuliani (11%)
Other (1%)None/Any/No opinion (14%)
18% 5% 7% 2% 11% 4% 27% 3% Other (2%)None/Any/No opinion (21%)
13% 4% 6% 2% 10% 3% 18% 23% 2% Other (2%)None/Any/No opinion (18%)
16% 5% 5% 2% 15% 9% 4% 23% 2% Other (2%)None/Any/No opinion (16%)
17% 5% 6% 2% 9% 3% 23% 2% Other (2%)None/Any/No opinion (16%)
Pew Research 546 July 20–24, 2011 11% 8% 3% 2% 11% 9% 3% 12% 21% 1% Not Sure (18%)
Other (1%)
CNN/ORC International 1,009 July 18–20, 2011 12% 6% 4% 1% 13% 8% 3% 14% 16% 2% Rudy Giuliani (13%)
Not Sure (1%)
Other (1%)
None (6%)
15% 8% 4% 1% 1% 15% 9% 4% 17% 3% Rudy Giuliani (14%)
Not Sure (1%)
Other (1%)
None (6%)
NBC/WSJ 1,000 July 14–17, 2011 16% 5% 8% 2% 9% 2% 11% 30% 3%
Public Policy Polling 730 July 15–17, 2011 21% 11% 7% 3% 9% 5% 12% 20% Someone else/Not sure (12%)
16% 10% 6% 2% 12% 9% 5% 11% 20% Someone else/Not sure (10%)
44% 41% Not sure (15%)
Washington Post/ABC News 1,001 July 14–17, 2011 12% 6% 5% 3% 18% 9% 2% 8% 26% 2% Other (1%)
Undecided (6%)
None (2%)
16% 7% 6% 3% 11% 3% 8% 30% 3% Other (2%)
Undecided (8%)
None (3%)
13% 7% 5% 3% 19% 10% 2% 28% 3% Other (1%)
Undecided (7%)
None (2%)
Quinnipiac 913 July 5–11, 2011 14% 6% 5% 1% 12% 5% 3% 10% 25% 2% Thaddeus McCotter (0%)
Don't know/no answer (18%)
Fox News 324 June 26–28, 2011 11% 5% 3% 3% 1% 8% 7% 3% 13% 18% 2% Rudy Giuliani (10%)
Don't know (4%)
Someone else (1%)
Too soon to say (6%)
12% 5% 3% 3% 1% 7% 3% 14% 20% 2% Rudy Giuliani (11%)
Don't know (6%)
Someone else (2%)
Too soon to say (6%)
13% 5% 4% 3% 1% 9% 7% 3% 14% 22% 2% Don't know (5%)
Someone else (1%)
Too soon to say (6%)
Zogby 998 June 21, 2011 24% 15% 2% 13% 15% Chris Christie (17%)
Gallup/USA Today 851 June 8–11, 2011 5% 9% 5% 1% 2% 16% 7% 6% 1% 24% 6% Other (1%)
None/Any/No opinion (18%)
7% 10% 9% 2% 2% 9% 6% 1% 27% 6% Other (2%)
None/Any/No one (21%)
CNN/ORC International 433 June 3–7, 2011 4% 10% 10% 1% 20% 7% 3% 24% 1% Rudy Giuliani (12%)
Someone else (2%)
None/No one (2%)
No opinion (3%)
5% 10% 11% 1% 23% 10% 3% 28% 1% Someone else (2%)
None/No one (3%)
No opinion (3%)
7% 10% 16% 2% 13% 4% 35% 1% Someone else (2%)
None/No one (8%)
No opinion (3%)
Reuters/Ipsos 621 June 3–6, 2011 5% 6% 4% 2% 19% 8% 2% 5% 18% Undecided (18%)
None/Other (11%)
Wouldn't Vote (1%)
CNN/ORC International 1,007 May 24–26, 2011 7% 10% 8% 1% 1% 13% 12% 5% 13% 2% Rudy Giuliani (16%)
Buddy Roemer (0%)
Fred Karger (0%)
None/no one (5%)
Someone else (3%)
No opinion (2%)
7% 11% 11% 3% 2% 15% 13% 5% 19% 2% Buddy Roemer (1%)
Fred Karger (0%)
None/no one (6%)
Someone else (3%)
No opinion (2%)
9% 13% 12% 3% 2% 15% 5% 21% 3% Buddy Roemer (1%)
Fred Karger (0%)
None/no one (9%)
Someone else (5%)
No opinion (2%)
Gallup 971 May 20–24, 2011 5% 8% 9% 2% 2% 15% 10% 6% 17% 2% Mike Huckabee (1%)
Chris Christie<(0.5%)
Other (2%)
None/No opinion (22%)
7% 8% 12% 3% 3% 12% 7% 19% 2% Other (4%)
None/No opinion (25%)
Insider Advantage 770 May 23, 2011 12% 11% 6% 11% 5% 7% 16% Undecided (26%)
Other (5%)
Morris 800 May 20–23, 2011 7% 7% 15% 1% 5% 30% 3% None
Early 2011 polls
Poll source Sample
size
Date(s)
administered
Michele
Bachmann
Haley
Barbour
Mitch
Daniels
Newt
Gingrich
Mike
Huckabee
Jon
Huntsman
Gary
Johnson
Sarah
Palin
Ron
Paul
Tim
Pawlenty
Mitt
Romney
Rick
Santorum
Donald
Trump
Others
Suffolk University[1] 468 May 10–17, 2011 4% 4% 9% 8% 0% 0% 12% 5% 3% 20% 3% 1% Rudy Giuliani (7%)
Herman Cain (4%)
Buddy Roemer (0%)
Undecided (20%)
4% 4% 9% 15% 0% 0% 10% 4% 2% 17% 2% 5% Rudy Giuliani (6%)
Herman Cain (3%)
Buddy Roemer (0%)
Undecided (18%)
Harris Interactive 2,184 May 9–16, 2011 2% 5% 10% 12% 1% 0% 8% 4% 2% 14% 0% 8% Rudy Giuliani (7%)
Herman Cain (3%)
Undecided (23%)
Zogby
International
1,377 May 6–9, 2011 4% 7% 4% 4% 10% 4% 9% Chris Christie (17%)
Herman Cain (14%)
Public
Policy
Polling
610 May 5–8, 2011 7% 13% 19% 12% 8% 5% 18% 8%
7% 15% 20% 14% 8% 6% 21%
8% 20% 17% 12% 8% 24%
9% 20% 24% 8% 7% 22%
11% 26% 12% 9% 28%
CNN/ORC International 1,034 April 29 – May 1, 2011 5% 10% 16% 1% 11% 10% 3% 13% 2%
Quinnipiac
University
1,408 April 26 – May 1, 2011 4% 5% 5% 15% 1% 1% 15% 5% 4% 18% 1% 12%
Rasmussen
Reports
1,000 April 26, 2011 3% 9% 15% 9% 8% 5% 17% 19%
Gallup 1,047 April 15–20, 2011 4% 2% 3% 6% 16% 1% 10% 6% 3% 13% 2% 16% Other (1%)
None/No opinion (14%)
Public Policy Polling 400 April 7–10, 2011 4% - - 11% 16% - - 8% 5% 4% 15% - 26% Someone else/Undecided (10%)
Fox
News
914 April 3–5, 2011 2% 1% 3% 7% 15% 12% 3% 4% 14% 2% 11% Rudy Giuliani (9%)
Other (4%)
Gallup 1,082 March 18–22, 2011 5% 2% 4% 10% 19% 2% 2% 12% 6% 3% 15% 2% 1% Herman Cain (>0.5%)
Other (2%)
Any/All/None/No opinion (16%)
5% 3% 4% 13% 2% 2% 17% 8% 3% 19% 2% 2% Herman Cain (>0.5%)
Other (3%)
Any/All/None/No opinion (18%)
6% 2% 4% 12% 23% 2% 2% 7% 3% 16% 2% 2% Herman Cain (>0.5%)
Other (2%)
Any/All/None/No opinion (18%)
7% 3% 5% 16% 2% 2% 9% 4% 22% 2% 2% Herman Cain (>0.5%)
Other (3%)
Any/All/None/No opinion (24%)
Gallup 1,326 February 18–20, 2011 4% 3% 3% 9% 18% 1% 1% 16% 5% 3% 16% 2% >0.5% Chris Christie (1%)
Mike Pence (1%)
John Thune (1%)
Herman Cain (>0.5%)
Other (3%)
None/No opinion (14%)
Newsweek/
Daily Beast
918 February 12–15, 2011 1% 1% 7% 18% 1% 10% 5% 19% 8%

2010 polls[edit]

Late 2010 polls
Poll source Sample
size
Date(s)
administered
Haley
Barbour
Chris
Christie
Mitch
Daniels
Newt
Gingrich
Mike
Huckabee
Sarah
Palin
Ron
Paul
Tim
Pawlenty
Mike
Pence
Mitt
Romney
John
Thune
Others
CNN/ORC International 479 January 21–23, 2011 3% 3% 10% 21% 19% 7% 3% 1% 18% 1% Rick Santorum (1%)
Rasmussen Reports 1,000 January 18, 2011 3% 11% 17% 19% 4% 6% 24% None
Clarus 365 December 10–16, 2010 2% 9% 2% 10% 18% 17% 4% 3% 19% 2%
Marco Rubio (5%)
Bobby Jindal (4%)
Public Policy Polling 400 November 19–21, 2010 2% 19% 16% 21% 5% 5% 18% 3%
McClatchy-Marist 337 November 15–18, 2010 1% 9% 4% 10% 16% 13% 2% 3% 20% Rick Perry (5%)
George Pataki (3%)
Quinnipiac University 2,424 November 8–15, 2010 2% 2% 15% 17% 19% 6% 18% 2%
Gallup 925 November 13–14, 2010 4% 1% 1% 13% 16% 16% 6% 4% 1% 19% 2% Gary Johnson (1%)
Rick Santorum (1%)
None/No opinion (14%)
Other (2%)
Zogby Interactive (Republican voters) 2,185 (all) November 3–5, 2010 3% 19% 3% 14% 4% 17% Jeb Bush (6%)
Rick Perry (2%)
Zogby Interactive (all voters) 2% 11% 1% 8% 3% 11% Jeb Bush (3%)
Rick Perry (1%)
Zogby Interactive (independent voters) 1% 11% 1% 8% 4% 12% Jeb Bush (2%)
Rick Perry (1%)
Rasmussen Reports 1,000 November 1, 2010 3% 13% 19% 19% 5% 6% 20% None
CNN/ORC International 1,006 October 27–30, 2010 3% 12% 21% 14% 7% 3% 3% 20% Rick Santorum (2%)
Gallup 906 September 25–26, 2010 3% 1% 2% 9% 12% 16% 7% 3% 1% 19% 2% Rick Santorum (2%)
Gary Johnson (1%)
None/No opinion (18%)
Other (4%)
McClatchy-Marist 369 September 14–16, 2010 2% 4% 16% 16% 18% 6% 25% None
Public Policy Polling 419 September 10–13, 2010 18% 21% 17% 6% 22% None
CNN/ORC International 495 August 6–10, 2010 3% 15% 14% 18% 10% 3% 3% 21% Rick Santorum (2%)
Public Policy Polling 400 August 6–9, 2010 21% 23% 21% 4% 22% None
Clarus 374 July 26–27, 2010 2% 1% 14% 21% 12% 3% 26% 1% Lamar Alexander (3%)
The Economist/YouGov Poll 1,000 July 17–20, 2010 1% 3% 8% 11% 16% 3% 1% 14% 1%
TIME 1,003 July 12–13, 2010 1% 2% 12% 19% 14% 3% 18% Jeb Bush (9%)
Early 2010 polls
Poll source Sample
size
Date(s)
administered
Newt
Gingrich
Mike
Huckabee
Sarah
Palin
Ron
Paul
Tim
Pawlenty
Mitt
Romney
Others
Public Policy Polling 400 July 9–12, 2010 23% 21% 17% 7% 19% None
Public Policy Polling 401 June 4–7, 2010 15% 22% 19% 6% 25% None
Public Policy Polling 539 May 7–9, 2010 21% 25% 20% 8% 23% None
Public Policy Polling 400 April 9–11, 2010 27% 23% 33% None
CNN/ORC International 1,008 April 9–11, 2010 14% 24% 15% 8% 5% 20% Rick Santorum (3%)
Mike Pence (2%)
Haley Barbour (1%)
CNN/ORC International 1,030 March 19–21, 2010 8% 17% 18% 8% 5% 22% Rick Santorum (5%)
Mike Pence (4%)
Haley Barbour (1%)
Clarus 1,050 March 17–20, 2010 13% 19% 18% 29% Jeb Bush (8%)
Mitch Daniels (1%)
John Thune (1%)
PPP 614 March 12–14, 2010 24% 23% 11% 28% None

Early polls[edit]

Early polls
Poll source Sample
size
Date(s)
administered
Newt
Gingrich
Rudy
Giuliani
Mike
Huckabee
Bobby
Jindal
Sarah
Palin
Ron
Paul
Tim
Pawlenty
Mitt
Romney
Others
Gallup 490 February 1–3, 2010 3% 3% 1% 11% 2% 1% 14% John McCain (7%)
Scott Brown (4%)
Bob McDonnell (1%)
Fred Thompson (1%)
Daily Kos/Research 2000 2,003 January 20–31, 2010 7% 7% 23% 2% 3% 11% Dick Cheney (10%)
John Thune (2%)
Zogby ? January 1, 2010 12% 11% 22% 5% 19% Jeb Bush (4%)
Scott Brown (5%)
Washington Post 1,036 November 19–23, 2009 2% 1% 10% 1% 17% 1% 1% 9% John McCain (7%)
Haley Barbour (0%)
Jeb Bush (0%)
Charlie Crist (0%)
CNN/ORC International 462 October 16–18, 2009 32% 25% 5% 21% None
Rasmussen 750 October 15, 2009 14% 29% 18% 4% 24% None
Clarus[permanent dead link] 1,003 August 25, 2009 22% 4% 18% 30% None
Marist 310 August 3–6, 2009 10% 19% 5% 20% 1% 21% None
Fox News 900 July 21–22, 2009 9% 13% 21% 3% 17% 1% 22% Jeb Bush (1%)
Mark Sanford (0%)
Washington Post/ABC 1,001 July 15–18, 2009 10% 26% 2% 19% 4% 21% Jeb Bush (3%)
Haley Barbour (1%)
Gallup 455 July 10–12, 2009 14% 19% 21% 3% 26%
Haley Barbour (2%)
Rasmussen 750 July 6, 2009 14% 22% 24% 1% 25%
Haley Barbour (1%)
CNN/ORC International 1,050 May 14–17, 2009 13% 22% 21% 21% None
Fox News
(Republican voters)
900 (all) May 12–13, 2009 14% 5% 20% 2% 13% 18% Mark Sanford (4%)
Fox News
(all voters)
7% 16% 15% 2% 9% 14% Mark Sanford (3%)
Fox News
(independent voters)
5% 19% 16% 2% 10% 12% Mark Sanford (2%)
CNN/ORC International 430 February 18–19, 2009 26% 9% 29% 21% None
CNN/ORC International[2] 460 December 1–2, 2008 27% 23% 34% 19% 32% 28% Charlie Crist (7%)
Zogby
(Republican voters)
24,964 (all) November 7–18, 2008 5% 10% 16% 24% 3% 18%
Zogby
(all voters)
5% 8% 13% 13% 7% 14%
Rasmussen 1,000 November 5, 2008 12% 4% 64% 1% 11% Charlie Crist (2%)
Newsweek 1,092 October 22–23, 2008 26% 20% 35% None

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ After Donald Trump and Mike Huckabee announced they would not be running for president, Suffolk called back all the people who said they would vote for them and asked them again. The first poll includes the callbacks, the second is the original responses.
  2. ^ A measure of potential support. Respondents could choose more than one candidate.

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