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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