COLORADO SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Tuesday April 25, 2006

 

Toplines

Crosstabs for Ballot Questions

Crosstabs for Other Questions

Previous Colorado Survey

Daily Snapshot

 

1* If the election for Governor were held today, would you vote for Republican Bob Beauprez or for Democrat Bill Ritter?

 

                                39% Beauprez

37% Ritter             

                                  9% some other candidate

                                15% not sure

 

2* Okay… what if the Republicans nominate Mark Holtzman? If the election for Governor were held today, would you vote for Republican Mark Holtzman or for Democrat Bill Ritter?

 

                                34% Holtzman

43% Ritter             

                                  8% some other candidate

                                15% not sure

 

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

 

 

Beauprez

Ritter

Holtzman

Very favorable

16%

17%

  8%

Somewhat favorable

32%

35%

27%

Somewhat favorable

21%

18%

22%

Very unfavorable

10%

  7%

11%

Not sure

21%

23%

32%

 

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

 

16% help

57% hurt

14% no impact

13% not sure

 

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

 

50% help

21% hurt

18% no impact

11% not sure

 

6*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?

 

30% do it yourself

59% hire a professional

  7% have someone else in the family

  5% not sure

 

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

 

36% electronically

53% by mail

10% not sure

 

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

 

48% tax paperwork

36% going to the dentist

16% not sure

 

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

 

48% very closely

36% somewhat closely

11% not very closely

  3% not at all

  2% not sure

 

10* 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?

 

53% agree

32% disagree

15% not sure

 

11* 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?

               

73% agree

20% disagree

  7% not sure

 

                12* 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?

 

34% yes

45% no

21% not sure

 

                13* 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?

 

28% yes

62% no

10% not sure

 

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