Does Romney’s Wealth Pay Dividends for Santorum?

That’s the title of Lynn Vavreck’s and my latest post at Model Politics.  We compare Obama, Romney and Santorum in terms of how voters perceive their personal wealth and their concern for the poor, the middle class, and the wealthy.  Here is one key graph:

And here’s the takeaway:

…compared to Romney, Santorum appears to have a definite advantage.  If politics were the Daytona 500, voters would put Santorum with the fans in the stands, not up in the owner’s box.

[Cross-posted at The Monkey Cage]

John Sides

John Sides is an associate professor of political science at George Washington University.