Four of the five potential Republican Presidential candidates tested had both extremely high name identification and net favorables. Tim Pawlenty, Governor of Minnesota, is virtually unknown. This explains his low ballot support at this stage. At this point, it’s fair to say Oregon Republican voters are happy with their choices.
The survey consisted of 400 live telephone interviews of likely 2010 Oregon Republican Primary voters completed March 1-3, 2010.The margin of error at the sample median was 5 percent. Likelihood based on a turnout model that includes vote history, gender, age, and region.