Friday, December 30, 2011

Poll Watch: TelOpinion Research (R) Florida 2012 Republican Primary Survey

TelOpinion Research (R) Florida 2012 GOP Primary Poll
  • Mitt Romney 27%
  • Newt Gingrich 26%
  • Ron Paul 5%
  • Michele Bachmann 4%
  • Rick Perry 4%
  • Jon Huntsman 1%
  • Rick Santorum 1%
  • Undecided 31%
Survey of 780 Republican voters was conducted December 15-19, 2011.

Inside the numbers:
Among self-identified members of the tea-party movement, Gingrich leads by eight points, 28-16. The two men almost evenly divide other voters, 28-26 in favor of Romney.

Gingrich also leads by 14 percentage points among very conservative voters, while Romney holds a 15-point edge among those who call themselves "somewhat conservative." The two are essentially tied among moderates, with Gingrich holding a 20-17 advantage.

Gingrich also leads Romney among those who attend church more than once a week, with those who go to church weekly about evenly split. Voters who attend less frequently favor Romney, often strongly.

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