FLORIDA SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

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Previous Florida Survey

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1* In the General Election for Governor this November, suppose you have a choice between Republican Charley Crist and Democrat Jim Davis. If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Charley Crist or Democrat Jim Davis?

 

47% Crist

42% Davis            

                                  3% some other candidate

                                  8% not sure

 

2* Okay… what if the Republicans nominate Tom Gallagher? If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Tom Gallagher or Democrat Jim Davis?

 

41% Gallagher

44% Davis            

                                  4% some other candidate

                                10% not sure

 

3* Fine… suppose the Republicans nominate Charlie Crist and the Democrats nominate Rod Smith? If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Charlie Crist or for Democrat Rod Smith?

 

48% Crist

35% Smith            

                                  5% some other candidate

                                12% not sure

 

4* Last match-up… suppose the Republicans nominate Tom Gallagher and the Democrats nominate Rod Smith? If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Tom Gallagher or for Democrat Rod Smith?

 

45% Gallagher

40% Smith            

                                  4% some other candidate

                                11% not sure

 

5* If the election for the U. S. Senate were held today, would you vote for Republican Katherine Harris or Democrat Bill Nelson?

 

                33% Harris

61% Nelson          

                                  7% some other candidate

                                  0% not sure

 

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

 

 

Davis

Crist

Gallagher

Smith

Nelson

Harris

Very favorable

12%

27%

18%

11%

28%

17%

Somewhat favorable

 39%

34%

35%

33%

35%

23%

Somewhat unfavorable

 18%

14%

20%

20%

13%

15%

Very unfavorable

  5%

13%

11%

  8%

11%

34%

Not sure

 26%

12%

16%

 28%

14%

11%

 

7*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?

 

27% the economy

19% immigration

                  9% government corruption

17% national security

18% the War in Iraq

  4% same-sex marriage

  3% some other issue

  2% not sure

 

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

 

34% very confident

30% somewhat confident

24% not very confident

11% not at all confident

  1% not sure

 

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

 

92% yes

  5% no

  3% not sure

 

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

 

58% English only

39% English and Spanish

  3% not sure

 

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

 

27% yes

47% no

26% not sure

 

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

 

32% yes

38% no

30% not sure

 

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

 

53% yes

34% no

13% not sure

 

14*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

33%between any two people

  4% not sure

 

15*Do you believe the Bible literally true?

 

46% yes

43% no

11% not sure

 

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

 

54% pro-choice

39% pro-life

  7% not sure

 

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