Mormons' opinion on the American people's readiness for a Mormon president in 2012

This statistic shows the results of a survey among Mormons in the United States on whether the American people are ready to elect a Mormon president in the 2012 presidential elections, or not. Among the GOP candidates, Mitt Romney is an outspoken advocate of the Mormon faith. 32 percent of respondents feel that the American people are not ready to elect a Mormon as president.

Do you as a Mormon think that the American people are ready to elect a Mormon as president, or not?

Share of respondents
Yes, the American people are ready to elect a Mormon as president56%
No, the American peole are not ready to elect a Mormon as president32%
Other/ depends3%
Don't know / refused9%
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Source

Release date

January 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

October 25 to November 16, 2011

Number of respondents

1,019 respondents

Age group

8-19 years

Special properties

U.S. Mormons only

Method of interview

Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)

Supplementary notes

Figures may not add to 100 percent due to rounding.
The original question at the source was. "And in your own view, do you think that the American people as a whole are ready to elect a Mormon as president, or not?"

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