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Edison Conducts Maryland And Wisconsin GOP Primary Exit Polls; Romney Declared Winner In Both

Entry by Tom Webster | Thursday, April 19th, 2012 | Permalink

On April 3, 2012, Edison polled 1,243 Republican Primary voters in Maryland and 2,095 Republican Primary voters in Wisconsin to determine their candidate choice and the reasons for their preference. Our Exit Polls, conducted on behalf of the National Election Pool (NEP), showed Mitt Romney to be the winner in both states, with Rick Santorum finishing second (again, in both states.)

Republican Turnout in Maryland was an estimated 275,000 voters, with 725,000 estimated total voters in Wisconsin. Edison’s election team polled 30 polling locations in each state, and our 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 Maryland and Wisconsin results.

Maryland Republican Primary Results

Candidate Percentage
Romney 49.2 %
Santorum 28.9 %
Gingrich 10.9 %
Paul 9.5 %


Wisconsin Republican Primary Results

Candidate Percentage
Romney 44.1 %
Santorum 36.9 %
Paul 11.2 %
Gingrich 5.9 %

Maryland and Wisconsin Primary coverage from our clients:












New York Times


Washington Post

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