Strickland is viewed favorably by 40% of Ohio voters and
unfavorably by 21%. Blackwell has the highest name recognition in the
state, with 42% holding a favorable opinion and 39% an unfavorable opinion
Kasich is viewed favorably by 41% and unfavorably by 27%.
U.S. Senate race in Ohio is
also shaping up to be very competitive.
Ohio voters favor confirming Judge Alito to the Supreme Court by a 44% to 28%
margin. Twenty-six percent (26%) of Hackett's supporters say they believe Alito should be confirmed.
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The telephone survey of 500 Likely Voters was conducted
by Rasmussen Reports November 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).