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Edison Conducts Louisiana Primary Exit Polls; Santorum Declared Winner

Entry by Tom Webster | Sunday, March 25th, 2012 | Permalink

On March 24, 2012, Edison polled 1,499 Republican Primary voters in Louisiana to determine their candidate choice and the reasons for their preference. Our Exit Polls, conducted on behalf of the National Election Pool (NEP), showed Rick  Santorum to be the winner, followed by Mitt Romney in second, and Newt Gingrich in third.

Republican Turnout in Louisiana was approximately 187,000 voters. Edison’s exit polls were used to determine key information from voters, including demographic data, important issues and the “electability” of the various candidates. Edison’s election team captured, processed and analyzed thousands of data points within the short duration of the primary and enabled our member clients and subscribers real-time access to in-depth analysis of the Louisiana results.

Louisiana Republican Primary Results

Candidate Percentage
Santorum 49.2 %
Romney 26.5 %
Gingrich 15.9 %
Gingrich 6.1 %

 

Louisiana Primary coverage from our clients:

AP

 

http://www.startribune.com/politics/national/144103606.html

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_GOP_CAMPAIGN_VOTER_ATTITUDES?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

 

FOX

 

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/elections/2012/louisiana-primary-march-24/exit-polls

 

CNN

 

http://www.cnn.com/election/2012/primaries/epolls/la?hpt=hp_pc1

 

CBS

 

http://www.cbsnews.com/primary-election-results-2012/exit.shtml?state=LA&race=P&jurisdiction=0&party=R&tag=resultsR;exitPollsR

 

NBC

 

http://elections.msnbc.msn.com/ns/politics/2012/louisiana/republican/primary/

 

ABC

 

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/03/strong-conservatives-turn-out-in-louisiana/

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