Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Quinnipiac Poll: Cain on top, Romney does best against Obama

GOP Nomination:

Herman Cain 30%
Mitt Romney 23%
Newt Gingrich 10%
Rick Perry 8%
Ron Paul 7%
Michele Bachmann 4%
Jon Huntsman 2%
Rick Santorum 1%
Don’t know 16%


Barack Obama 47%
Mitt Romney 42% (-5)

Barack Obama 50%
Herman Cain 40% (-10)

Barack Obama 52%
Newt Gingrich 37% (-15)

Barack Obama 52%
Rick Perry 36% (-16)
From October 25 - 31, Quinnipiac University surveyed 2,294 registered voters with a margin of error of +/- 2.1 percentage points. Live interviewers call land lines and cell phones. The Republican primary includes 869 voters with a margin of error of +/- 3.3 percent.
The crosstabs can be viewed HERE.

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Ohio JOE said...

Thank you for posting the cross-tabs as well. To be sure, those figures are somewhat interesting.

BOSMAN said...

Yet ANOTHER POLL showing Romney either tied, beating Obama, or doing better than the others in a general election match-up.

It's the Independents stupid. You know, that pesky, not so little group, that will determine the next POTUS!

leighrow said...

The GOP will probably nominate anyone but Romney and lose the general election. Everyone needs to make sure that they push for a Republican Senate and House at this point.

When you have Fox News pandering to Cain and also trying to resurrect Perry's campaign and you have vocal conservative voices like Rush,Levin,Beck and Ingraham pushing for anyone but Romney the writing to me is on the walls for either a Cain,Gingrich or Perry nomination.

The country is evenly split and I can't see how these three are going to win over the independents and some of the Reagan Democrats. Cain's and Perry's mouth and gaffs are going to make for late night fodder and Gingrich's baggage is going to weigh him down.

Romney's flip flop allegations are getting old and he is no different on flip flops than Obama or any other presidential candidate.