Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Vanderbilt Poll: Only 2% separate Obama and Romney in Tennessee

If the 2012 presidential election were held today and the candidates were... President Barack Obama, the Democrat and candidate...., the Republican, who would you vote for, or neither?
(Obama/Candidate/neither-Don't know-wouldn't answer)

Mitt Romney 37/35/28 (-2)
Tim Pawlenty 37/28/35 (-9)
Michele Bachmann 38/27/35 (-11)
Newt Gingrich 38/26/36 (-12)
Sarah Palin 43/29/28 (-14)

What do you think should be the top priority of the Tennessee state government?

The Economy 56%
Education 17%
Health care 14%
Immigration 6%
Guns 1%
Other 6%

Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a:

Democrat 30%
Independent 30%
Republican 23%
Other 17%
The poll was conducted by calling a random sample of landline telephone numbers over a period of six days from June 3 through June 8. With 700 respondents to the Vanderbilt Poll, the margin of error for the poll is +/- 3.7 %.
Full results are here.

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