|Connecticut Governor: Rell in Command|
Survey of 500 Likely Voters
December 13, 2005
December 31, 2005--The only bad news for Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell in the latest Rasmussen Reports poll is that the election is eleven months away.
Eighty-seven percent (87%) of Connecticut voters have a favorable opinion of Rell; 81% Approve of the way she's doing her job; and, she leads two potential challengers by more than 40 points each.
Rell leads Stamford Mayor Dan Malloy by a margin of 65% to 21%. She leads New Haven Mayor John DeStefano 65% to 19%.
The other major Election 2006 campaign in Connecticut features Senator Joe Lieberman's bid for re-election. In a two-party race, Lieberman would be an overwhelming favorite. However, a potential third party campaign by Lowell Weicker could make the Senate race interesting.
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The telephone survey of 500 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports December 13, 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).