MISSOURI SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Monday May 8, 2006

 

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Previous Missouri Survey

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1* In the Election for U.S. Senate this November, will you vote for Republican Jim Talent or Democrat Claire McCaskill?

 

                                43% Talent

40% McCaskill     

                                  6% some other candidate

                                11% not sure

 

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

 

 

Talent

McCaskill

Blunt

Very favorable

21%

18%

18%

Somewhat favorable

32%

37%

24%

Somewhat unfavorable

23%

23%

22%

Very unfavorable

17%

15%

32%

Not sure

  8%

  8%

  8%

 

3* I’m going to read you a short list of issues. For each, please let me know which political party you trust more to handle that issue. First, the economy. Which political party do you trust more on the handling of the economy—Republicans or Democrats?

 

37% Republicans

53% Democrats

10% not sure

 

4* Next… national security… Which political party do you trust more on National Security—Republicans or Democrats?

 

41% Republicans

48% Democrats

10% not sure

 

5* Okay… energy policy… Which political party do you trust more on energy policy?

 

29% Republicans

55% Democrats

16% not sure

 

6* Fine… immigration… Which political party do you trust more on the immigration issue?

 

34% Republicans

40% Democrats

26% not sure

 

7* Next… the War in Iraq… Which political party do you trust more on the War in Iraq?

 

37% Republicans

46% Democrats

17% not sure

 

8* Next… I’d like you to rate the way that President Bush has handled key issues… First, the economy… Overall, how would you rate the way that President Bush has handled the economy…Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

 

                                16% excellent

                                17% good

                                20% fair

                                45% poor

                                  1% not sure

 

9* Next… national security… how would you rate the way that President Bush has handled National Security issues?

 

                                21% excellent

                                17% good

                                19% fair

                                43% poor

                                  1% not sure

 

10* Fine… energy policy… Overall, how would you rate the way that President Bush has handled the nation’s energy policy?

 

                                  8% excellent

                                17% good

                                18% fair

                                55% poor

                                  2% not sure

 

11* Fine… how would you rate the way that President Bush has handled immigration policy?

 

                                  8% excellent

                                17% good

                                23% fair

                                50% poor

                                  3% not sure

 

12* Last one…how would you rate the way that President Bush has handled the War in Iraq?

 

                                16% excellent

                                17% good

                                13% fair

                                53% poor

                  1% not sure

 

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

 

17% strongly approve

24% somewhat approve

23% somewhat disapprove

32% strongly disapprove

                                  4% 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?

 

                                23% strongly approve

                                19% somewhat approve

                                12% somewhat disapprove

                                44% strongly disapprove

                                  2% not sure

 

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