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VA: Marist Institute for Public Opinion, NBC News

50 Questions | 1 point | 3/2-2/29/20120 Comments

Marist Institute for Public Opinion conducted a survey of 3019 Virginia adults between Mar 2 and Feb 29, 2012. Respondents were contacted by either Cellphone or Landline and instructed by a live operator. The results of this poll were released on Mar 4, 2012.

The poll was sponsored by NBC News.

Results were provided for each of the 3 publicly acknowledged questions along with the order in which they were presented.

Question 6 | PreferenceView Matchup

If November's presidential election were held today, whom would you support if the candidates are: Barack Obama, the Democrat; Mitt Romney, the Republican; Undecided.

Obama (D)Romney (R)Undecided
All52%35%12%
Female55%32%13%
Male50%38%12%
Democrat93%3%4%
Independent46%35%19%
Republican2%89%10%

This question was presented to 1273 registered voters from Virginia who were contacted in some undisclosed fashion. The margin of sampling error is ± 2.8%.

The question wording was provided by Marist Institute for Public Opinion and NBC News.

Question 16 | PreferenceView Matchup

If November's election for U.S. Senate in Virginia were held today, whom would you support if the candidates are: Barack Obama, the Democrat; Mitt Romney, the Republican; Undecided.

Kaine (D)Allen (R)UndecidedTotal
All48%39%14%2518
Registered
Female51%35%14%53%
Male44%43%13%47%
Democrat86%6%8%36%
Independent41%41%18%39%
Republican6%85%9%24%

This question was presented to 2518 registered voters from Virginia who were contacted in some undisclosed fashion. The margin of sampling error is ± 2%.

The question wording was provided by Marist Institute for Public Opinion and NBC News.

Question 27 | PreferenceView Matchup

If next week’s Republican presidential primary in Virginia were held today, whom would you support if the candidates are (Tossup including those who are undecided yet leaning toward a candidate or voted absentee): Mitt Romney; Ron Paul; Undecided.

Romney (R)Paul (R)Undecided
All69%26%6%

This question was presented to 529 likely voters from Virginia who were contacted in some undisclosed fashion. The margin of sampling error is ± 4.3%.

The question wording was provided by Marist Institute for Public Opinion and NBC News.

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