OHIO SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Wednesday November 30, 2005

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Daily Snapshot

 

1* Suppose that, in the race to become Ohio’s next United States Senator, Republicans nominate Mike DeWine and Democrats nominate Paul Hackett. If the election for Senator were held today, would you vote for Republican Mike DeWine or for Democrat Paul Hackett?

 

                                42% DeWine

41% Hackett         

                                  6% some other candidate

                                11% not sure

See Cross Tabs for this question

 

2* Fine… what if the Democrats nominate Sherrod Brown? If the election for United States Senator were held today, would you vote for Republican Mike DeWine or for Democrat Sherrod Brown?

 

43% DeWine

41% Brown           

                                  6% some other candidate

                                10% not sure

See Cross Tabs for this question

 

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

 

 

DeWine

Brown

Hackett

Strickland

Blackwell

Kasich

Very favorable

22%

19%

14%

15%

19%

15%

Somewhat favorable

29%

29%

26%

33%

27%

27%

Somewhat unfavorable

21%

18%

18%

18%

16%

21%

Very Unfavorable

18%

11%

12%

  7%

24%

  8%

Not sure

11%

24%

30%

26%

14%

28%

 

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

 

18% excellent

16% good

15% fair

50% poor

                                  1% not sure

 

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

18% excellent

18% good

11% fair

52% poor

                                  1% not sure

 

6* 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?

 

46% getting troops home

44% making sure that Iraq becomes peaceful nation

10% neither

  1% not sure

7* 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?

 

                                31% strongly approve

                                13% somewhat approve

                                10% somewhat disapprove

                                45% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

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

 

                                  4% strongly approve

                                17% somewhat approve

                                23% somewhat disapprove

                                53% strongly disapprove

                                  3% not sure

 

Additional Cross Tabs information

 

Crosstabs by Party

Crosstabs by Ideology

Crosstabs by Priority in Iraq

Crosstabs by Married/Children

Crosstabs by Income

Crosstabs by Employment

Crosstabs by Bush Approval

Crosstabs by Bush Rating - Iraq

 

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