CONNECTICUT SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Tuesday December 13, 2005

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1* Suppose that, in the race to become Connecticut’s next United States Senator, Lowell Weicker runs as an Independent and Democrats nominate Joe Lieberman. If the election for Senator were held today, would you vote for Independent Lowell Weicker or for Democrat Joe Lieberman?


                                32% Weicker

54% Lieberman    

                                  7% some other candidate

                                  7% not sure

See Crosstabs for this question


2* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression of:





Very favorable



Somewhat favorable



Somewhat unfavorable



Very unfavorable



Not sure




3* Okay…how would you rate President Bush’s handling of the US economy…Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

13% excellent

20% good

20% fair

51% poor

                                  1% not sure


4* Overall, how would you rate President Bush’s handling of the situation in Iraq…Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

15% excellent

16% good

17% fair

51% poor

                                  1% not sure


5* Next… Which is more important, getting American troops home as soon as possible or making sure that Iraq becomes a peaceful nation enjoying freedom and democracy?


48%getting troops home

43% making sure that Iraq becomes peaceful nation

  9% not sure


6* When it comes to determining how you will vote in the U.S. Senate race next year, which issue is more important… immigration, or the situation in Iraq?


27% immigration

64% situation in Iraq

  6% some other issue

  3% not sure


7* A proposal has been made to build a barrier along the U.S. - Mexican border. Do you favor or oppose building a barrier to help reduce illegal immigration?


                                56% favor

                                33% oppose

                                11% not sure


8* How would you rate the job George W. Bush has been doing as President… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?


25% strongly approve

18% somewhat approve

13% somewhat disapprove

44% strongly disapprove

                                  0% not sure

Additional Cross Tabs information


Crosstabs by Gender – Married – Children at Home

Crosstabs by Party - Ideology

Crosstabs by Religious Affiliation

Crosstabs by Income

Crosstabs by Employment

Crosstabs by Age

Crosstabs by Bush Iraq

Crosstabs by Iraq Priority

Crosstabs by More important issue


NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.