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MINNESOTA SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Monday, August 28, 2006

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Previous Minnesota Survey

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1* If the election for governor were held today, would you vote for Republican Tim Pawlenty or for Democrat Mike Hatch?

 

                45% Pawlenty

39% Hatch            

                                  8% Hutchinson

                                  8% not sure

 

2* If the election for Minnesota’s next United States Senator, were held today, would you vote for Republican Mark Kennedy or for Democrat Amy Klobuchar?

 

40% Kennedy

47% Klobuchar    

                                  6% Fitzgerald

                                  6% not sure

 

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

 

 

Pawlenty

Hatch

Hutchinson

Kennedy

Klobuchar

Fitzgerald

Very favorable

27%

15%

  5%

24%

33%

  3%

Somewhat favorable

33%

42%

24%

27%

30%

21%

Somewhat unfavorable

23%

21%

20%

19%

14%

18%

Very unfavorable

16%

15%

  8%

21%

13%

  6%

Not sure

  1%

  7%

43%

10%

  9%

51%

 

4* For each of the following, please let me know if you believe that person is politically conservative, moderate, or liberal.

 

 

Bush

Pawlenty

Klobuchar

Coleman

Hatch

Kennedy

Conservative

73%

57%

  7%

46%

  6%

51%

Moderate

13%

34%

37%

36%

43%

29%

Liberal

  7%

  2%

42%

  9%

39%

  6%

Not sure

  7%

  6%

14%

  9%

13%

14%

 

5* Okay… Who do you trust more when it comes to the situation in Iraq and national security—President Bush or Democrats in Congress?

 

40% President Bush

48% Democrats in Congress

13% not sure

 

6* Who is winning the War on Terrorism…the United States and its allies or the terrorists?

 

                                38% the United States and its allies

                                27% the terrorists

                                32% neither

  2% not sure

 

7* Who do you trust more when it comes to managing the economy—President Bush or Democrats in Congress?

 

36% President Bush

54% Democrats in Congress

10% not sure

 

8* Generally speaking, how would you rate the U.S. economy these days? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

 

                                  9% excellent

                                23% good

                                42% fair

                                25% poor

  1% not sure

 

9* 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?

 

                                25% strongly approve

                                20% somewhat approve

                                11% somewhat disapprove

                                42% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

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

 

                                26% strongly approve

                                33% somewhat approve

                                23% somewhat disapprove

                                20% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

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