ALABAMA SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Monday, April 3, 2006

Toplines

Crosstabs for Ballot Questions

Crosstabs for Favorables

Crosstabs for Other Questions

Previous Alabama Survey

Daily Snapshot 

 

1* Nowthinking about the 2006 election for Governor, suppose the Republicans nominate Bob Riley and the Democrats nominate Don Siegelman? If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Bob Riley or for Democrat Don Siegelman?

 

                55% Riley

38% Siegelman    

                                  5% some other candidate

                                  2% not sure

 

2* Okay… what if the Democrats nominate Lucy Baxley?  If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Bob Riley or for Democrat Lucy Baxley?

 

47% Riley

40% Baxley           

                                  9% some other candidate

                                  5% not sure

 

3* Fine… what if the Republicans nominate Roy Moore and Democrats nominate Don Siegelman?  If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Roy Moore or for Democrat Don Siegelman?

 

47% Moore

43% Siegelman    

                                  7% some other candidate

                                  4% not sure

 

4* Last one…what if the Democrats nominate Lucy Baxley. If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Roy Moore or for Democrat Lucy Baxley?

 

44% Moore

47% Baxley           

                                  6% some other candidate

                                  3% not sure

 

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

 

 

Riley

Baxley

Moore

Siegelman

Very favorable

30%

22%

26%

21%

Somewhat favorable

34%

37%

23%

22%

Somewhat un Favorable

17%

21%

19%

23%

Very unfavorable

16%

11%

28%

32%

Not sure

  3%

  9%

  4%

  3%

 

6* Generally speaking, is it too easy for a woman to get an abortion in the United States or too hard?

 

57% too easy

20% too hard

14% about right

  9% not sure

 

7* Do you personally know anyone who has had an abortion?

 

56% yes

                                38% no

                                  6% not sure

 

8* Is abortion morally wrong most of the time?

 

67% yes

                                21% no

12% not sure

 

9* A bill was recently passed in one state that would permit abortion only in cases where the life of the mother is at risk. Do you favor or oppose permitting abortion only in cases where the life of the mother is at risk?

 

49% favor

39% oppose

12% not sure

 

10* Different topic… Generally speaking, are American elections fair to voters?

 

55% yes

                                28% no

17% not sure

 

                11* In thinking about how you will vote this November, how important is the issue of campaign finance reform?

 

44% very important

32% somewhat important

15% not very important

  3% not at all important

  6% not sure

 

12* Do you favor or oppose public funding of political campaigns?

 

26% favor

55% oppose

19% not sure

 

                13* Are most politicians willing to change their vote on key issues in exchange for a large campaign contribution?

 

66% yes

                                12% no

22% not sure

 

14* How big a contribution does it take to influence a Senator or governor?

 

11% $1,000

23% $10,000

21% $50,000

10% $100,000

10% more than $100,000

25% not sure

 

15* When it comes to information about elected officials, who provides the most trustworthy and reliable information—the candidate’s campaign, churches and civic groups, or the media?

 

17% the candidate’s campaign

36% churches and civic groups

26% the media

22% not sure

 

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