December 12, 2005--Wisconsin Governor
Jim Doyle leads two potential Republican challengers in his bid for
re-election. Fifty-six percent (56%) of the state's voters approve
of the way Doyle has performed his role as Governor.
Doyle leads Milwaukee County Executive
Scott Walker by 11 percentage points 48% to 37%.
The incumbent also leads Congressman
Mark Green by six, 45% to 39%. Rasmussen Reports will begin coverage
of the primary match-up early in 2006.
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are evenly divided as to whether they would prefer Senator Russ
Feingold or Senator Hillary Clinton as their party's Presidential
nominee in 2008. Unaffiliated voters in the state prefer Feingold by
a 2-to-1 margin.
Sixty percent (60%) of Wisconsin voters
favor building a barrier along the Mexican border to help reduce
illegal immigration. That's about the same as the
Congressman Green is
viewed favorably by 44% of Wisconsin voters and unfavorably by 38%.
For Walker, the numbers are 40% favorable and 38% unfavorable.
In Election 2002,
Rasmussen Reports projected that Doyle would be elected Governor
with a 4-point margin of victory and Doyle won 45% to 41%. In
Election 2004, we projected Wisconsin would vote for Kerry by two
points--Kerry won 50% to 49%.
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The telephone survey of 500 Likely
Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports December 7, 2005. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/-
percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.