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US-2012 Primary: 23% Romney, 22% Cain, 16% Gingrich (Pew 11/9-14)

Nov 17, 2011 | Updated Jan 17, 2012

Pew Research
11/9-14/11; 2,001 adults, 3% margin of error
1,576 registered voters, 3% margin of error
738 Republicans, 4.5% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
Pew release

National

Obama Job Approval
46% Approve, 46% Disapprove (chart)
Economy: 35 / 58 (chart)
Foreign Policy: 46 / 40 (chart)

Favorable / Unfavorable
Barack Obama: 52 / 45 (chart)
Mitt Romney: 36 / 42
Rick Perry: 25 / 50
Herman Cain: 29 / 50
Newt Gingrich: 31 / 48

2012 President: Republican Primary
23% Romney
22% Cain
16% Gingrich
8% Paul
8% Perry
5% Bachmann
2% Huntsman
1% Santorum
(chart)

2012 President: General Election
49% Obama (D), 47% Romney (R) (chart)
53% Obama (D), 42% Perry (R)
54% Obama (D), 42% Cain (R)
54% Obama (D), 42% Gingrich (R)