ARIZONA SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Thursday April 25, 2006

 

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Crosstabs for Ballot Questions

Crosstabs for Favorables

Crosstabs for Other Questions

Previous Arizona Survey

Daily Snapshot

 

1* If the election for United States Senator were held today, would you vote for Republican Jon Kyl or for Democrat Jim Pederson?

 

                                51% Kyl

35% Pederson

                                  5% some other candidate

                                  9% not sure

 

2* In the 2006 election for Governor, Janet Napolitano may face one of several Republican challengers. Suppose the Republicans nominate Don Goldwater…if the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Don Goldwater or for Democrat Janet Napolitano?

 

32% Goldwater

53% Napolitano   

                                  6% some other candidate

                                  9% not sure

 

3* Okay… what if the Republicans nominate Len Munsil?  If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Len Munsil or for Democrat Janet Napolitano?

 

28% Munsil

55% Napolitano   

                                  9% some other candidate

                                  9% not sure

 

4* Last one…what if the Republicans nominate Jan Smith Florez. If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Jan Smith Florez or for Democrat Janet Napolitano?

 

22% Florez

58% Napolitano   

                                  9% some other candidate

                                11% not sure

 

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

 

 

Napolitano

Goldwater

Munsil

Florez

Kyl

Pederson

Very favorable

31%

  8%

  7%

  2%

36%

13%

Somewhat favorable

32%

30%

28%

27%

22%

31%

Somewhat unfavorable

20%

23%

23%

25%

16%

20%

Very unfavorable

15%

10%

  8%

10%

18%

12%

Not sure

  2%

28%

35%

35%

  8%

    24%

 

6* Generally speaking, do tax increases help the economy, hurt the economy, or have no impact on the economy?

 

18% help

52% hurt

13% no impact

18% not sure

 

7* Okay… do tax cuts help the economy, hurt the economy, or have no impact on the economy?

 

51% help

23% hurt

17% no impact

  9% not sure

 

8*How are your income taxes prepared? Do you do it yourself, hire a professional, or have someone else in your family take care of your income tax filing?

 

40% do it yourself

48% hire a professional

10% have someone else in the family

  2% not sure

 

9* This year, are your taxes being filed electronically or by mail?

 

42% electronically

53% by mail

  4% not sure

 

10* Which is worse, filling out your income tax paperwork or going to the dentist?

 

44% tax paperwork

39% going to the dentist

17% not sure

 

11* One more topic… How closely have you followed news stories about the Congressional debate on immigration legislation?

 

59% very closely

34% somewhat closely

  5% not very closely

  1% not at all

  2% not sure

 

12* Some people believe that the goal of immigration policy should be to keep out national security threats, criminals, and those who would come here to live off our welfare system.  Beyond that, all immigrants would be welcome.  Do you agree or disagree with that goal for immigration policy?

 

54% agree

33% disagree

13% not sure

 

13* Some people say it makes no sense to debate new rules for immigration until we can control our borders and enforce the existing laws.  Do you agree or disagree?

               

67% agree

27% disagree

  6% not sure

 

                14* There are currently 11 million illegal aliens living in the United States. Most have lived here for more than five years.  Should the United States forcibly require all 11 million illegal aliens to leave this country?

 

35% yes

49% no

16% not sure

 

                15* Suppose a woman enters the United States as an illegal alien and gives birth to a child in the United States.  Should that child automatically become a citizen of the United States?

 

25% yes

66% no

  9% not sure

 

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