POLL DU JOUR
74 percent of Republican voters say Mitt Romney will win the GOP nomination for president.
11 percent say Rick Santorum will win; 4 percent, Newt Gingrich; and 3 percent, Rep. Ron Paul.
69 percent of Republican voters would be “satisfied” if Mr. Santorum won the nomination.
66 percent feel that way about Mr. Romney.
35 percent most trust Mr. Romney to handle the economy; 21 percent trust Mr. Gingrich; 18 percent, Mr. Santorum; 13 percent, Mr. Paul.
31 percent trust Mr. Santorum to handle social issues, such as abortion and gay marriage; 22 percent trust Mr. Romney; 15 percent, Mr. Gingrich; and 13 percent, Mr. Paul.
27 percent say Mr. Santorum best reflects the core values of the Republican Party; 25 percent say Mr. Romney reflects the values; 20 percent, Mr. Gingrich; 11 percent, Mr. Paul.
Source: A Washington POST/ABC News poll of 1,003 U.S. adults conducted March 7-10.