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MINNESOTA SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Wednesday, November 1, 2006

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Previous Minnesota Survey

Daily Snapshot

 

1* If the election for governor were held today, would you vote for Republican Tim Pawlenty or for Democrat Mike Hatch?

 

                45% Pawlenty

47% Hatch            

                                  6% Hutchinson

                                  1% some other candidate

                                  1% not sure

 

2* If the election for Minnesota’s next United States Senator, were held today, would you vote for Republican Mark Kennedy or for Democrat Amy Klobuchar?

 

40% Kennedy

54% Klobuchar    

                                  3% Fitzgerald

  0% some other candidate

                                  2% not sure

 

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

 

 

Pawlenty

Hatch

Hutchinson

Kennedy

Klobuchar

Fitzgerald

Very favorable

33%

16%

  7%

28%

37%

  4%

Somewhat favorable

17%

35%

34%

16%

21%

26%

Somewhat unfavorable

29%

25%

20%

18%

18%

25%

Very unfavorable

18%

20%

12%

34%

20%

  8%

Not sure

  2%

  %

25%

  5%

  4%

37%

 

4* How would you rate the way things are going in Iraq these days…excellent, good, fair or poor?

 

  6% excellent

18% good

25% fair

51% poor

  0% not sure

 

5* Generally speaking how would you rate the U.S Economy these days…excellent, good, fair or poor?

 

15% excellent

27% good

38% fair

19% poor

  2% not sure

 

6* Who’s winning war on terror the United States and its allies or the terrorists?

 

                                41% the United States and its allies

                                26% the terrorists

                                28% neither

                                  4% not sure

 

9* Is Minnesota politics more corrupt than most states, less corrupt than most states, or about the same?

 

  6% more corrupt

36% less corrupt

52% about the same

  5% not sure

 

10* In terms of how you will vote next week, how important is the issue of government corruption and ethics?

 

59% very important

31% somewhat important

  8% not very important

  1% not important at all

  2% 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?

 

                                30% strongly approve

                                15% somewhat approve

                                  8% somewhat disapprove

                                46% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

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

 

                                32% strongly approve

                                18% somewhat approve

                                25% somewhat disapprove

                                24% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

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