HAWAII SURVEY of 1,000 likely voters

Monday August 7, 2006

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Crosstabs for Ballot Questions

Crosstabs for Other Questions

Daily Snapshot

 

1* [Democrats only] If the Democratic Primary Election for U.S. Senate were held today, would you vote for Dan Akaka or Ed Case?

 

                                47% Akaka

45% Case

                                  2% some other candidate

                                  6% not sure

 

2* Suppose that, in the race to become Hawaii’s next U.S Senator, you have a choice between Republican Jerry Coffee and Democrat Daniel Akaka. If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Jerry Coffee or for Democrat Daniel Akaka?

 

30% Coffee

58% Akaka           

                                  7% some other candidate

                                  6% not sure

 

3* Okay… what if the Democrats nominate Ed Case? If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Jerry Coffee or Democrat Ed Case?

 

21% Coffee

63% Case              

                                  7% some other candidate

                                10% not sure

 

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

 

 

Lingle

Akaka

Case

Coffee

Very favorable

37%

23%

23%

10%

Somewhat favorable

38%

36%

39%

23%

Somewhat unfavorable

16%

21%

21%

22%

Very unfavorable

  7%

17%

12%

15%

Not sure

  2%

  3%

  5%

30%

 

5*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?

 

26% the economy

  6% immigration

                14% government corruption

17% national security

27% the War in Iraq

  5% same-sex marriage

  6% some other issue

  2% not sure

 

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

 

37% very confident

35% somewhat confident

16% not very confident

10% not at all confident

  2% not sure

 

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

 

85% yes

10% no

  5% not sure

 

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

 

56% English only

37% English and Spanish

  7% not sure

 

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

 

26% yes

41% no

33% not sure

 

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

 

20% yes

47% no

33% not sure

 

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

 

48% yes

36% no

16% not sure

 

12*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?

 

51% marriage is between man and woman

45% between any two people

  4% not sure

 

13*Do you believe the Bible literally true?

 

28% yes

57% no

15% not sure

 

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

 

64% pro-choice

26% pro-life

10% not sure

 

15* 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?

 

                                26% strongly approve

                                15% somewhat approve

                                11% somewhat disapprove

                                47% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

16* 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?

 

                                20% strongly approve

                                18% somewhat approve

                                15% somewhat disapprove

                                46% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

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

 

35% strongly approve

39% somewhat approve

16% somewhat disapprove 

  9% strongly disapprove

  1% not sure

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.