Conservative Blogger Poll: The 2012 GOP Primaries


Right Wing News polled more than 250 right-of-center bloggers on which candidate they’d support if the 2012 Republican primaries were today. The following 69 bloggers responded:

101 Dead Armadillos, The Absurd Report, Ace of Spades HQ, All That Is Necessary, And Rightly So, Axis of Right, Bad Example, Batesline, Black and Right, Bluey Blog, Bookworm Room, Bright & Early, Bull Moose Strikes Back, Classical Values, Conservative Compendium, Conservatism Today, Drumwaster’s Rants, Eckernet, Election Projection, Cara Ellison, Eternity Road, Exurban League, Katie Favazza, Fraters Libertas, GraniteGrok, Guardian Watchblog, Tabitha Hale, Hot Button, Paul Ibrahim.com/, Infidels Are Cool, JackLewis, JammieWearingFool, Moe Lane, Left Coast Rebel, Linkiest, Little Miss Attila, Lotus Blog, Mean Ol’ Meany , Midnight Blue, Moonbattery, Mount Virtus, Matt Sanchez, Musings, Nice Deb, No Oil For Pacifists, No Runny Eggs, The Nose On Your Face, Outside The Beltway, Pal2pal, Patriot Room, Pirates Man Your Women!, Pursuing Holiness.com, Right Wing Rocker, Russ. Just Russ, Don Singleton, Sister Toldjah, The Smallest Minority, The Sundries Shack, Don Surber, This Ain’t Hell, The TrogloPundit, Twenty Mule Team, (Unknown — valid response, but their ID was stripped) Viewpoint, Viking Pundit, Weapons of Mass Discussion, Wolking’s World, YidwithLid

Here’s how the results broke down:

12) Mike Huckabee: 0% (0 votes)
11) Ron Paul: 1% (1 votes)
10) Newt Gingrich: 3% (2 votes)
9) Haley Barbour: 3% (2 votes)
8) Rick Perry: 4% (3 votes)
7) John Thune: 7% (5 votes)
6) Jeb Bush: 7% (5 votes)
5) Tim Pawlenty: 9% (6 votes)
4) Mitch Daniels: 10% (7 votes)
3) Mitt Romney: 12% (8 votes)
2) Mike Pence: 14% (10 votes)
1) Sarah Palin: 29% (20 votes)

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