VIRGINIA SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Wednesday December 7, 2005

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1* 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 Ben Affleck…If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican George Allen or for Democrat Ben Affleck?

 

                                62% Allen

29% Affleck         

                                  8% some other candidate

                                10% not sure

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2* 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 James Webb…If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican George Allen or for Democrat James Webb?

 

                                57% Allen

26% Webb           

                                  7% some other candidate

                                11% not sure

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3* 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 Chap Peterson…If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican George Allen or for Democrat Chap Peterson?

 

                                57% Allen

26% Peterson       

                                  6% some other candidate

                                11% not sure

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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?

 

                                54% Allen

34% Byrne            

                                  4% some other candidate

                                  8% not sure

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

 

 

Allen

Affleck

Webb

Peterson

Byrne

Warner

Very favorable

42%

  8%

  6%

  4%

15%

42%

Somewhat favorable

25%

20%

22%

23%

27%

29%

Somewhat unfavorable

17%

30%

30%

29%

24%

13%

Very unfavorable

11%

22%

12%

13%

18%

13%

Not sure

  5%

19%

29%

31%

16%  

  4%

 

 

 

6* 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?

 

39% strongly approve

16% somewhat approve 

  8% somewhat disapprove

37% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

7* How would you rate the job Tim Kaine has been doing as Governor- elect… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

 

                                29% strongly approve

                                34% somewhat approve

                                20% somewhat disapprove

                                10% strongly disapprove

                                  7% not sure

 

8* Should Mark Warner run for President in 2008?

 

41% yes

38% no

21% not sure

 

9* Should George Allen run for President in 2008?

 

38% yes

46% no

16% not sure

 

10* * If the Republicans nominate George Allen for President in 2008 and the Democrats nominate Mark Warner, for whom would you vote?

 

                                44% Allen

49% Warner         

                                  8% not sure

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11* 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?

 

30% immigration

53% situation in Iraq

13% some other issue

  4% not sure

 

12* 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?

 

                            63%favor

                                25% oppose

12% not sure

 

13* 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?

 

42%getting troops home

54% making sure that Iraq becomes peaceful nation

  4% not sure

Additional Cross Tabs information

 

Crosstabs by Allen vs. Warner

Crosstabs by Gender – Married – Children at Home

Crosstabs by Party - Ideology

Crosstabs by Income

Crosstabs by Bush Approval

Crosstabs by Iraq Priority

Crosstabs by More important issue

 

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