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  Arizona Senate: Kyl by 20

Survey of 500 Likely Voters

December 15, 2005

Election 2006

Arizona Senate

Jon Kyl (R) 50%
Jim Pederson  (D) 30%
Other 7%
Not Sure 14%

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December 26, 2005--Arizona Senator Jon Kyl (R) holds a 20-point lead in his bid for re-election.

The latest Rasmussen Reports Election 2006 poll finds Kyl with 50% of the statewide vote. Jim Pederson, who currently chairs the state's Democratic Party, earns 30% of the vote.

Kyl, seeking his third term in the Senate, is viewed favorably by 53% of the state's voters and unfavorably by 35%. For Pederson, the numbers are 40% favorable and 34% unfavorable.

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In Arizona, 48% of voters say that immigration is a more important voting issue than the situation in Iraq. Forty-five percent (45%) say Iraq is more important. These results are similar to those found for the state of Nevada. Nationally, by nearly a 2-to-1 margin, voters say that Iraq is the more important issue at this time.

Fifty-six percent (56%) of Arizona voters favor building a barrier along the Mexican border to help reduce illegal immigration. Thirty-seven percent (37%) are opposed.

Among those who consider the immigration issue more important than Iraq, 73% favor building a barrier along the Mexican border.

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The telephone survey of 500 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports December 15, 2005.  The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 4.5 percentage points at the midpoint with a 95% level of confidence (see Methodology).


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