Poll: Romney Leads Santorum 40-33 Percent in Wisconsin

Friday, 30 Mar 2012 01:13 PM

By Newsmax Wires

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
A new NBC News/Marist Poll shows Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney leading his chief rival Rick Santorum 40 percent to 33 percent among likely voters in Tuesday’s Wisconsin primary.

Texas Rep. Ron Paul places third with 11 percent support, followed by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich with 8 percent support. And 7 percent of respondents are undecided. The poll has a 3.6-percentage-point margin of error.

Other recent polls in Wisconsin show former Massachusetts Gov. Romney ahead of former Pennsylvania Sen. Santorum by 5 to 8 percentage points.

Romney leads Santorum among liberal and moderate Republicans, 43 percent to 24 percent; among conservatives, 42 percent to 33 percent; among non-tea partyers, 42 percent to 31 percent; and among those who earn $75,000 or more annually, 47 percent to 32 percent.

Santorum is ahead among very conservative voters, 42 percent to 33 percent; strong tea party backers, 40 percent to 32 percent; and evangelical Christians, 40 percent to 29 percent.

As for the general election, President Barack Obama leads Romney among all registered voters in Wisconsin 52 percent to 35 percent, and the president leads Santorum 51 percent to 38 percent. To be sure, 13 percent are undecided in the Obama-Romney race and 11 percent in the Obama-Santorum contest, so the GOP nominee could catch up.



© 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:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Tea Party Anger May Cost Sen. Pat Roberts His Re-Election

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 21:16 PM

Sen. Pat Roberts' re-election reportedly could be in grave danger if tea party supporters decide Wednesday to sit out th . . .

Paul Ryan on Presidency: If Romney Runs in 2016, I Won't

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 20:52 PM

Rep. Paul Ryan says he won't join the 2016 presidential race if Mitt Romney decides to run. The Wisconsin Republican rev . . .

Kassebaum Baker: Voters Have Lost Confidence in Sen. Pat Roberts

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 19:50 PM

Former veteran Kansas Republican Sen. Nancy Kassebaum Baker refused to film a campaign television ad for GOP incumbent S . . .

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