Poll Watch: Rasmussen 2012 Vice Presidential Favorability Survey

Rasmussen 2012 VP Favorability Poll 

I’m now going to read you a short list of people in the news. For each, please let me know if you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression. 

Chris Christie

  • Very favorable 21%
  • Somewhat favorable 22%
  • Somewhat unfavorable 19%
  • Very unfavorable 16%
  • No opinion 22%

Marco Rubio

  • Very favorable 20%
  • Somewhat favorable 15%
  • Somewhat unfavorable 16%
  • Very unfavorable 12%
  • No opinion 37%

Paul Ryan

  • Very favorable 22%
  • Somewhat favorable 14%
  • Somewhat unfavorable 13%
  • Very unfavorable 17%
  • No opinion 35%

Rick Santorum

  • Very favorable 17%
  • Somewhat favorable 24%
  • Somewhat unfavorable 19%
  • Very unfavorable 32%
  • No opinion 8%

Rob Portman

  • Very favorable 2%
  • Somewhat favorable 12%
  • Somewhat unfavorable 15%
  • Very unfavorable 11%
  • No opinion 60%

Favorable / Unfavorable {Net}

  • Chris Christie 43% / 35% {+8%}
  • Marco Rubio 35% / 28% {+7%}
  • Paul Ryan 36% / 30% {+6%}
  • Rick Santorum 41% / 51% {-10%}
  • Rob Portman 14% / 26% {-12%}

National survey of 1,000 likely voters was conducted April 10-11, 2012. The margin of error is +/- 3 percentage points.

Inside the numbers:

Santorum is slightly ahead among Republican voters with favorables of 68%. Florida Senator Marco Rubio is seen favorably by 63% of Republicans, while nearly as many (62%) share a favorable opinion of Christie. Sixty-one percent (61%) of GOP voters like Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan. Twenty-six percent (26%) of Republicans hold a favorable opinion of Ohio Senator Rob Portman.

Data compilation and analysis courtesy of The Argo Journal

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Albert Milliron is the founder of Politisite. Milliron has been credentialed by most major news networks for Presidential debates and major Political Parties for political event coverage. Albert maintains relationships with the White House and State Department to provide direct reporting from the Administration’s Press team. Albert is the former Public Relations Chairman of the Columbia County Republican Party in Georgia. He is a former Delegate. Milliron is a veteran of the US Army Medical Department and worked for Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Psychiatry.

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