2012 election: voter opinion on Obama and Romney as of September, by traits

This survey shows the public opinion on personal traits of the candidates in the upcoming 2012 election in the United States. During the survey, it was found that 66 percent of registered voters thought that Obama would connect well with ordinary Americans.

Voter opinion on Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in the 2012 election as of September, by personal traits

Which candidate...RomneyObama
Connects well with ordinary Americans23%66%
Takes consistent positions on issues34%50%
Willing to take unpopular stand37%52%
Good judgment in a crisis37%51%
Honest and truthful34%48%
A strong leader38%51%
Shares my values40%50%
Can get things done41%45%
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Release date

September 2012


United States

Survey time period

September 12 to 16, 2012

Number of respondents

2,424 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Registered voters

Method of interview

Telephone interview

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