Thursday, June 21, 2012

Poll Watch: Rasmussen (R) New Hampshire 2012 Presidential Survey

Rasmussen (R) New Hampshire 2012 Presidential Poll
  • Barack Obama 48%
  • Mitt Romney 43%
  • Some other candidate 2%
  • Undecided 6%
Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Mitt Romney?
  • Very favorable 24%
  • Somewhat favorable 21%
  • Somewhat unfavorable 21%
  • Very unfavorable 31%
  How would you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as president?
  • Strongly approve 28%
  • Somewhat approve 23%
  • Somewhat disapprove 8%
  • Strongly disapprove 41%
When looking at a choice between Obama and Romney, is it a choice you are excited about or will you simply be voting for the lesser of two evils?
  • Excited about choices 56%
  • Voting for lesser of two evils 38%
Who would do a better job managing the economy: Mitt Romney or Barack Obama?
  • Mitt Romney 46%
  • Barack Obama 43%
    Survey of 500 likely voters was conducted June 20, 2012. The margin of error is +/- 4.5 percentage points.

    Inside the numbers:
    Romney earns 88% support from GOP voters in the state, while the president has the support of 89% of New Hampshire Democrats. Voters not affiliated with either of the major parties prefer Obama by 19 points.

    Forty-two percent (42%) consider Romney’s track record in business as primarily a reason to vote for him, while an equal number (42%) see it as chiefly a reason to vote against him.

    Fifty-two percent (52%) of voters in New Hampshire say they agree with the president, including 41% who agree with him on most important issues and 11% more who agree on just about everything. Forty-five percent (45%) agree with Romney, including 32% who share his views on most important issues and 13% on just about everything.

    Ninety percent (90%) of all voters in the state think Romney and the president disagree with one another, with 57% who say they disagree on most important issues and 33% who say they disagree on just about everything.

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