POLITICS
08/31/2011 09:52 am ET Updated Oct 31, 2011

US-2012 Primary: 24% Perry, 18% Romney, 11% Palin, 10% Bachmann (Quinnipiac 8/16-27)

Quinnipiac
8/16-27/11; 2,730 registered voters, 1.9% margin of error
1,185 likely Republican primary voters, 2.9% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
Quinnipiac release

National

2012 President: Republican Primary
24% Perry
18% Romney
11% Palin
10% Bachmann
9% Paul
5% Cain
3% Gingrich
1% Santorum
1% Huntsman
1% McCotter
(chart)

2012 President: General Election
45% Obama (D), 42% Perry (R)
48% Obama (D), 39% Bachmann (R)
45% Obama (D), 45% Romney (R)
51% Obama (D), 37% Palin (R)

2012 Congress: Generic Ballot
38% Republican, 38% Democrat

Favorable / Unfavorable
Rick Perry: 22 / 23
Mitt Romney: 36 / 27
Michele Bachmann: 26 / 36
Sarah Palin: 32 / 55
Barack Obama: 47 / 47