December 6, 2005--Republican
Jim Gibbons leads Democrat Dina Titus by six percentage points
in the race to be Nevada's next Governor. However, if Gibbons is
matched against Democrat Jim Gibson, the Democrat has a three-point
None of the
candidates attracted more than 45% of the vote, suggesting a very
competitive campaign may be coming to Nevada next year.
Gibbons (R) leads
Titus (D) 45% to 39%. However, Gibson (D) leads Gibbons (R) 42% to
39%. The survey has a margin of sampling error of +/- 4.5 percentage
points with a 95% level of confidence.
is viewed favorably by 55% of Likely Voters and unfavorably by 31%.
Leader of the Nevada State Senate, is viewed favorably by 41% and
unfavorably by 39%.
Jim Gibson, Mayor of
Henderson, attracts favorable review from 43% of voters. Thirty-five
percent (35%) have an unfavorable opinion.
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Fifty-two percent (52%) of Nevada voters
say that finishing the mission in Iraq is a higher priority than
getting the troops home as soon as possible. Forty-one percent (41%)
take the opposite view.
However, voters are evenly divided as to
whether immigration or the situation in Iraq is a more important
In 2004, the final Rasmussen Reports
Nevada poll found George Bush leading John Kerry 49% to 47%. Bush
won the election 50% to 48%.
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The telephone survey of 500 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports
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).