What if Obama-Biden vs. Cain-Gingrich?
If the presidential race came down to a Republican ticket of Herman Cain and Newt Gingrich against the incumbent ticket of Barack Obama and Joe Biden, who’d win?
Our national scientific poll found if registered voters faced that choice today, 44% would vote for Cain-Gingrich and 43% would choose Obama-Biden. Fourteen percent of Americans said they had no opinion when asked to choose Obama-Biden or Cain-Gingrich. The 44%-43% margin falls within the polls 3% margin of error.
Among Republicans, 78% favored Cain-Gingrich, 12% supported Obama-Biden, and 10% expressed no opinion.
Democrats: 86% Obama-Biden, 4% Cain-Gingrich, and 11% expressed no opinion.
Independents favored Cain-Gingrich over Obama-Biden 46%-34%, with 21% expressing no opinion.
Poll Position’s scientific telephone survey of 1,179 registered voters nationwide was conducted November 6, 2011 and has a margin of error of ±3%.
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