NEVADA SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Monday July 31, 2006

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Crosstabs for Ballot Questions

Crosstabs for Other Questions

Previous Nevada Survey

Daily Snapshot

 

1* If the election for the United States Senate were held today, would you vote for Republican John Ensign or for Democrat Jack Carter?

 

                                46% Ensign

39% Carter            

                                  4% some other candidate

                                11% not sure

 

2* In the 2006 Election for the Governor, suppose the Republicans nominate Jim Gibbons and the Democrats nominate Dina Titus? If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Jim Gibbons or for Democrat Dina Titus?

 

                                46% Gibbons

37% Titus             

                                  9% some other candidate

                                  7% not sure

 

3* Okay… what if the Democrats nominate Jim Gibson?  If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Jim Gibbons or for Democrat Jim Gibson?

 

42% Gibbons

39% Gibson          

                                10% some other candidate

                                  9% not sure

 

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

 

 

Ensign

Carter

Titus

Gibbons

Gibson

Very favorable

26%

17%

15%

19%

10%

Somewhat favorable

34%

29%

23%

39%

36%

Somewhat unfavorable

20%

17%

24%

18%

25%

Very unfavorable

  9%

15%

26%

12%

12%

Not sure

11%

22%

12%

13%

17%

 

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?

 

20% the economy

21% immigration

                11% government corruption

20% national security

14% the War in Iraq

  6% same-sex marriage

  4% some other issue

  3% not sure

 

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

 

40% very confident

31% somewhat confident

20% not very confident

  8% 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?

 

87% yes

11% no

  3% not sure

 

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

 

71% English only

28% English and Spanish

  2% not sure

 

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

 

19% yes

46% no

35% not sure

 

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

 

33% yes

30% no

37% not sure

 

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

 

55% yes

34% no

11% 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?

 

58% marriage is between man and woman

38% between any two people

  4% not sure

 

13*Do you believe the Bible literally true?

 

33% yes

52% no

14% not sure

 

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

 

62% pro-choice

32% pro-life

  5% 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

19% somewhat approve

11% somewhat disapprove

44% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

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

 

                                21% strongly approve

                                45% somewhat approve

                                19% somewhat disapprove

                                13% strongly disapprove

                                  2% not sure

 

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