WISCONSIN SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Thursday August 10, 2006

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Previous Wisconsin Survey

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1*  Thinking about the 2006 election for Governor of Wisconsin, suppose that Republicans nominate Mark Green and Democrats nominate Jim Doyle. If the election for Governor were held today, would you vote for Republican Mark Green or for Democrat Jim Doyle?

 

41% Green

49% Doyle            

                                  3% some other candidate

                                  7% not sure

 

2* In the 2006 election for the U.S. Senate, suppose the Republicans nominate Robert Gerald Lorge and the Democrats nominate Herb Kohl? If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Robert Gerald Lorge or for Democrat Herb Kohl?

 

31% Lorge

59% Kohl              

                                  3% some other candidate

  7% not sure

 

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

 

 

Doyle

Green

Kohl

Lorge

Very favorable

20%

19%

33%

  9%

Somewhat favorable

39%

27%

35%

24%

Somewhat unfavorable

19%

24%

17%

26%

Very Unfavorable

18%

23%

10%

16%

Not sure

  3%

  8%

  6%

25%

 

4*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?

 

32% the economy

  9% immigration

                13% government corruption

16% national security

14% the War in Iraq

  6% same-sex marriage

  6% some other issue

  4% not sure

 

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

 

35% very confident

32% somewhat confident

21% not very confident

10% not at all confident

  2% not sure

 

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

 

78% yes

17% no

  5% not sure

 

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

 

62% English only

33% English and Spanish

  5% not sure

 

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

 

26% yes

44% no

30% not sure

 

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

 

30% yes

34% no

35% not sure

 

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

 

55% yes

31% no

14% not sure

 

11*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?

 

63% marriage is between man and woman

35% between any two people

  2% not sure

 

12*Do you believe the Bible literally true?

 

43% yes

41% no

16% not sure

 

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

 

53% pro-choice

40% pro-life

  7% 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?

 

                                30% strongly approve

                                13% somewhat approve

                                11% somewhat disapprove

                                46% strongly disapprove

                                  0% not sure

 

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

 

                                19% strongly approve

                                37% somewhat approve

                                19% somewhat disapprove

                                22% strongly disapprove

                                  3% not sure

 

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