POLL DU JOUR
82 percent of likely Republican voters think Rick Santorum would be “more effective” if he focused mostly on the economy and jobs in his campaign.
11 percent say he should focus on “values, morals and faith”; 7 percent are unsure.
64 percent of Republicans say Mitt Romney’s background as a private equity investor makes him “more prepared” than his rivals to create jobs.
26 percent say his background does not make him more prepared; 10 percent are unsure.
64 percent of Republicans say super PACS can “hurt the primary process.”
20 percent say super PACS can “help the process”; 16 percent are undecided.
46 percent of Republicans say the nominating process has been too negative; 33 percent say it is balanced; 16 percent say it’s positive.
Source: A Bloomberg News poll of 1,002 U.S. adults conducted March 8 to 11; the sample included 377 Republicans.)