Pew Poll: Voters Say 'No Way' to Romney

Friday, 23 Mar 2012 12:07 PM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
“No” or “No way” was the most frequent response when voters were asked to come up with a one-word description of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney. The next most popular description was “rich,” according to a new poll by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press and The Washington Post.

The poll found that “no/no way” was the response of 31 percent, followed by 30 percent who said “rich” and 19 percent who said “good.” Good was closely followed by Mormon, at 18 percent, moderate, 15 percent, and business, flip-flopper, idiot, and possibility, all which were mentioned by 11 percent.

When the same question was asked in December, 47 percent chose Mormon, 23 percent no or no way, and 19 percent flip-flopper.

Editor's Note: Do You Like Romney, Santorum, Gingrich or Paul?  Vote Now in This Urgent Poll.

The poll, conducted March 15 to18 among 1,009 adults, found that 30 percent gave negative one-word descriptions of Romney, 14 percent positive, and 29 percent neutral.

The most common one-word description of GOP rival Rick Santorum was conservative, mentioned by 57 percent followed by no, at 24 percent. Some 15 percent chose the word “crazy.”

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s top words were old, at 33 percent, no/no way at 32 percent and idiot by 21 percent. For Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, no and old were tied with 41 percent, followed by 21 percent who said “libertarian.”

Among Republicans and Republican-leaning independents, the candidates fare somewhat better. The top words among that group for Romney are “good” and “rich.” Republicans and GOP leaners describe Santorum as “conservative,” “good,” “OK” and “young.”

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Newt Gingrich: Obama Trying to Provoke GOP to Impeach Him

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 17:32 PM

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich eviscerated President Barack Obama's "pathetic presidency" Tuesday, saying any execu . . .

Military to Oversee Plagiarism Probe Against Democrat's Sen. Walsh

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 16:41 PM

The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S . . .

GOP Highlighting Lack of Action in Democratic Senate

Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 15:08 PM

With more incumbents facing re-election, Senate Democrats are growing more concerned about the lack of progress on passi . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved