RHODE ISLAND SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Tuesday July 11, 2006

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1* If the election for Governor were held today, would you vote for Republican Donald Carcieri or Democrat Charles Fogarty?

 

                                42% Carcieri

43% Fogarty        

                                  5% some other candidate

                                10% not sure

 

2* In the race for the U.S. Senate, suppose you have a choice between Republican Lincoln Chafee or Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse. If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Lincoln Chafee or Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse?

 

41% Chaffee

46% Whitehouse

                                  7% some other candidate

                                  7% not sure

 

3* Fine… what if the Republicans nominate Steve Laffey? If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Steve Laffey or Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse?

 

29% Laffey

57% Whitehouse

                                  6% some other candidate

                                  8% not sure

 

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

 

 

Carcieri

Fogarty

Chaffee

Whitehouse

Very favorable

29%

19%

26%

22%

Somewhat favorable

30%

38%

32%

38%

Somewhat favorable

21%

22%

21%

21%

Very unfavorable

15%

  9%

16%

11%

Not sure

  4%

12%

  5%

  9%

 

5* If the 2008 Presidential election were held today, would you be likely to vote for the Democratic candidate or the Republican candidate?

 

51% Democrat

22% Republican

24% it depends who they nominate

  3% not sure

 

6* Suppose that, in the next Presidential election, you had a choice between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican John McCain?

 

44% Clinton

                                44% McCain

                                  5% some other candidate

                                  7% not sure

 

7* Fine… suppose the Republicans nominated Rudy Giuliani. If the election were held today, would you vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton or Republican Rudy Giuliani?

 

50% Clinton

                                42% Giuliani

                                  3% some other candidate

                                  5% not sure

 

8*Great… what if the Democrats nominate Al Gore and the Republicans nominate John McCain? For whom would you vote?

 

43% Gore

                                45% McCain

                                  5% some other candidate

                                  7% not sure

 

9* Last one… what if the choice were between Democrat Al Gore and Republican Rudy Giuliani?

 

49% Gore

                                42% Giuliani

                                  3% some other candidate

                                  6% not sure

 

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

 

 

Clinton

McCain

Giuliani

Gore

Very favorable

34%

28%

30%

28%

Somewhat favorable

28%

43%

40%

29%

Somewhat unfavorable

13%

20%

16%

18%

Very unfavorable

23%

  7%

10%

22%

Not sure

  2%

  2%

 3%  

  3%

 

11* 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?

 

                                19% strongly approve

                                14% somewhat approve

                                16% somewhat disapprove

                                51% strongly disapprove

                                  0% not sure

 

12* How would you rate the job Donald Carcieri 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

24% somewhat disapprove

14% strongly disapprove

                                  3% not sure

 

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