Virginia Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted by Rasmussen Reports
Date: December 7, 2005
                               
4* In the 2006 election for the U.S. Senate, Republican George Allen is likely to face one of 
four Democratic challengers. Suppose the Democrats nominate Leslie Byrne…If the election were held today,
would you vote for Republican George Allen or for Democrat Leslie Byrne?  
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  Total Party Ideology Gender Age
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conser've Moderate Liberal Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+
Allen 54% 92% 23% 41% 83% 37% 18% 56% 59% 50% 37% 64% 62% 53% 55%
Byrne 34% 6% 63% 37% 12% 39% 70% 37% 30% 37% 53% 23% 20% 39% 33%
Other 4% 1% 6% 6% 3% 6% 4% 2% 5% 3% 3% 1% 9% 3% 5%
Not Sure 8% 2% 8% 16% 1% 18% 8% 5% 6% 10% 7% 12% 9% 4% 7%
                               
  Total More Important Religious Affiliation Married Children at Home    
All Voters Immigration Iraq Other Not Sure Evangelical Christian Protestant Catholic Other Yes No Yes No    
Allen 54% 78% 38% 65% 72% 61% 60% 69% 41% 60% 40% 52% 56%    
Byrne 34% 20% 45% 18% 21% 31% 26% 22% 45% 29% 43% 30% 34%    
Other 4% 0% 7% 2% 1% 2% 4% 4% 6% 1% 13% 5% 4%    
Not Sure 8% 2% 10% 15% 6% 6% 10% 6% 8% 9% 5% 13% 5%    
                               
  Total Income Bush Approval    
All Voters Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Strongly Approve Somewhat Approve Somewhat Disapprove Strongly Disapprove Not Sure    
Allen 54% 37% 53% 55% 63% 61% 67% 43% 95% 64% 29% 15% 0%    
Byrne 34% 50% 34% 28% 30% 33% 23% 37% 3% 30% 36% 65% 77%    
Other 4% 11% 6% 3% 2% 0% 3% 4% 0% 1% 3% 10% 0%    
Not Sure 8% 2% 7% 14% 6% 7% 7% 17% 1% 4% 32% 11% 23%    
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