Cain surging in national polls


A Public Policy Polling has Cain and Gingrich gaining momentum. When asked who they would vote for today the 484 polled said:

Momentum builds for the Cain campaign

Michele Bachmann 5%
Herman Cain 30%
Newt Gingrich 15%
Jon Huntsman 2%
Gary Johnson 0%
Ron Paul 5%
Rick Perry 14%
Mitt Romney 22%
Rick Santorum 1%

 

 

Poll conducted October 7-10 2011

And when they were asked who would be their second choice they answered:

  • Michele Bachmann 10%
  • Herman Cain 24%
  • Newt Gingrich 15%
  • Jon Huntsman 1%
  • Gary Johnson 0%
  • Ron Paul 5%
  • Rick Perry 10%
  • Mitt Romney 12%
  • Rick Santorum 3%

Those asked if Herman Cain is too liberal 6% said yes, too conservative 8% said yes, or about right 71% said yes and 15% were unsure.

The poll participants were asked if they were committed to vote for their candidate 33% said yes and 67% said they might end up supporting someone else.

When asked if they considered themselves a member of the Tea Party 32% said yes, 52% said no and 16% were unsure.

The age demographic of those polled was (18-29) 6%, (30-45) 24%, (46-65) 46% and those over 65 were 24%.

Updates:

October 17, 2011:

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely U.S. Voters shows Cain attracting 43% support, while Obama earns 41%. Given such a matchup, eight percent (8%) prefer some other candidate, and another eight percent (8%) are undecided.

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