IOWA SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Monday November 28, 2005

 

1* Thinking about the 2006 election for Governor, suppose that Republicans nominate Jim Nussle and Democrats nominate Chet Culver. If the election for Governor were held today, would you vote for Republican Jim Nussle or for Democrat Chet Culver?

 

                                38% Nussle

41% Culver           

                                  7% some other candidate

                                14% not sure

See Cross Tabs for this question

 

2* Fine… what if the Democrats nominate Mike Blouin? If the election for Governor were held today, would you vote for Republican Jim Nussle or for Democrat Mike Blouin?

 

39% Nussle

36% Blouin           

                                  9% some other candidate

                                16% not sure

See Cross Tabs for this question

 

3* Okay… what if the Democrats nominate Patty Judge? If the election for Governor were held today, would you vote for Republican Jim Nussle or for Democrat Patty Judge?

 

                                40% Nussle

37% Judge            

                                  9% some other candidate

                                14% not sure

See Cross Tabs for this question

 

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

 

 

Nussle

Culver

Blouin

Judge

Vilsack

Bush

Very favorable

17%

14%

  9%

12%

25%

30%

Somewhat favorable

32%

33%

30%

27%

36%

14%

Somewhat unfavorable

21%

23%

24%

25%

19%

11%

Very Unfavorable

16%

11%

10%

14%

15%

44%

Not sure

14%

19%

28%

22%

  5%

  1%

 

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

 

16% excellent

19% good

17% fair

47% poor

                                  1% not sure

 

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

17% excellent

19% good

14% fair

50% poor

                                  1% not sure

 

7* 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?

 

43% getting troops home

48% making sure that Iraq becomes peaceful nation

  8% not sure

 

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

 

30% immigration

59% situation in Iraq

  7% some other issue

  5% not sure

 

9* 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?

 

                                29% strongly approve

                                15% somewhat approve

                                11% somewhat disapprove

                                44% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

10* How would you rate the job Tom Vilsack has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

 

                                21% strongly approve

                                41% somewhat approve

                                22% somewhat disapprove

                                14% strongly disapprove

                                  3% not sure

 

Additional Cross Tabs information

 

Crosstabs by Gender

Crosstabs by Party

Crosstabs by Age

Crosstabs by Religious Affiliation

Crosstabs by Priority in Iraq

Crosstabs by Immigration or Iraq

Crosstabs by Married/Children

Crosstabs by Income

Crosstabs by Employment

Crosstabs by Bush Approval

Crosstabs by Vilsack Approval

 

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