COLORADO SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Wednesday August 9, 2006

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Crosstabs for Ballot Questions

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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

48% Ritter             

                                  5% some other candidate

                                  9% not sure

 

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

 

 

Beauprez

Ritter

Very favorable

16%

18%

Somewhat favorable

32%

40%

Somewhat favorable

23%

23%

Very unfavorable

16%

  8%

Not sure

13%

12%

 

3*In terms of how you will vote this November, which of the following issues is most important… the economy, immigration, government corruption, national security, the War in Iraq, same-sex marriage, or some other issue?

 

22% the economy

21% immigration

                11% government corruption

14% national security

17% the War in Iraq

  6% same-sex marriage

  6% some other issue

  5% not sure

 

4*How confident are you that ballots are properly counted in most elections and the right person is declared the winner?

 

36% very confident

38% somewhat confident

15% not very confident

  9% not at all confident

  1% not sure

 

5*Should voters be required to show photo identification such as a drivers license before being allowed to vote?

 

85% yes

  9% no

  6% not sure

 

6*Should election ballots be printed in English only or should they be printed in English and Spanish?

 

67% English only

28% English and Spanish

  4% not sure

 

7*In most elections, are large numbers of people prevented from voting who should be allowed to vote?

 

18% yes

51% no

31% not sure

 

8*Okay… in most elections, are large numbers of people allowed to vote who are not eligible to vote?

 

22% yes

41% no

37% not sure

 

9*Some people say that America’s political system is badly broken. Do you agree?

 

49% yes

38% no

12% not sure

 

10*On a different topic… Should marriage be defined in terms of a union between a man and a woman? Or should marriage be defined as a union between any two people including same sex couples?

 

62% marriage is between man and woman

34% between any two people

  3% not sure

 

11*Do you believe the Bible literally true?

 

41% yes

50% no

  9% not sure

 

12* Moving to another cultural issue… on the topic of abortion, do you consider yourself pro-choice or pro-life?

 

56% pro-choice

38% pro-life

  5% not sure

 

13* 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

17% somewhat approve

  9% somewhat disapprove

44% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

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

 

                                20% strongly approve

                                37% somewhat approve

                                25% somewhat disapprove

                                16% strongly disapprove

                                  2% not sure

 

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