KANSAS SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Monday July 17, 2006

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Previous Kansas Survey

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1* Thinking about the election for Governor, suppose you have a choice between Republican Robin Jennison and Democrat Kathleen Sebelius. If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Robin Jennison or for Democrat Kathleen Sebelius?

 

                                31% Jennison

52% Sebelius       

                                  6% some other candidate

                                11% not sure

 

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

 

                                34% Barnett

51% Sebelius       

                                  4% some other candidate

                                11% not sure

 

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

 

 

Sebelius

Jennison

Barnett

Very favorable

30%

  7%

10%

Somewhat favorable

40%

29%

32%

Somewhat unfavorable

18%

25%

17%

Very unfavorable

12%

  6%

10%

Not sure

  1%

32%

31%

 

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?

 

30% the economy

16% immigration

                10% government corruption

15% national security

12% the War in Iraq

  6% same-sex marriage

  7% 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?

 

42% very confident

33% somewhat confident

17% not very confident

  7% 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?

 

79% yes

14% no

  7% not sure

 

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

 

68% English only

29% English and Spanish

  3% not sure

 

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

 

15% yes

53% no

31% not sure

 

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

 

23% yes

40% no

37% not sure

 

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

 

49% yes

32% no

19% 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?

 

72% marriage is between man and woman

24% between any two people

  4% not sure

 

12*Do you believe the Bible literally true?

 

56% yes

28% no

16% not sure

 

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

 

44% pro-choice

47% pro-life

  9% not sure

 

14* 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?

 

                                31% strongly approve

                                22% somewhat approve

                                10% somewhat disapprove

                                35% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

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

 

                                27% strongly approve

                                37% somewhat approve

                                20% somewhat disapprove

                                13% strongly disapprove

                                  3% not sure

 

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