Published On: Feb 15 2012 09:13:06 PM ESTUpdated On: Feb 15 2012 11:01:10 PM EST
Rick Santorum currently holds a 34.0%-30.4% lead over Mitt Romney in Michigan. 12.4% of voters are undecided.
We asked voters if they had a favorable or an unfavorable impression of the four Republican Presidential candidates.
We asked voters which characteristics was MOST important to them in selecting a nominee.
Santorum holds an 18 point advantage over Romney in strong moral character.
A majority of voters in the survey thought Mitt Romney would be the strongest leader.
Michigan voters think Mitt Romney provides the clearest vision for America.
By better than a two to one margin, voters believe Mitt Romney is a stronger leader than Rick Santorum and can beat Barack Obama.
While Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney’s numbers appear to be mirror images of each other, Santorum holds an almost two to one advantage over Romney among voters who view him “very favorably” – a sign of greater intensity toward Santorum.
More voters surveyed in Metro Detroit support Rick Santorum than Mitt Romney.
Voters in Wayne County show support for Santorum over Romney.
Mitt Romney holds a 24 point lead of Rick Santorum in Oakland County. At this point, it appears that Oakland County is keeping Mitt Romney in the statewide race.