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MISSOURI SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Thursday November 2, 2006


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Previous Missouri Survey

Daily Snapshot


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


                                WITH LEANERS


48% Talent

49% McCaskill     

                                  2% some other candidate

                  1% not sure


2* Is your vote primarily a vote for a candidate or against his opponent?


                Talent voters

66% for Talent

30% against McCaskill

  4% not sure


McCaskill voters

63% for McCaskill

31% against Talent

  7% not sure


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





Very favorable



Somewhat favorable



Somewhat unfavorable



Very unfavorable



Not sure




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


  4% excellent

21% good

24% fair

50% poor

  1% not sure


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


16% excellent

29% good

31% fair

24% poor

  0% not sure


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


                                49% the United States and its allies

                                22% the terrorists

                                23% neither

                                  5% not sure


7* Which candidate do you trust more on the War in Iraq…Jim Talent or Claire McCaskill?


48% Talent

41% McCaskill

12% not sure


8* Which candidate do you trust more on economic issues…Jim Talent or Claire McCaskill?


48% Talent

45% McCaskill

  8% not sure


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


  9% more corrupt

18% less corrupt

68% 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?


67% very important

25% somewhat important

  5% not very important

  1% not important at all

  1% not sure


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?


                                33% strongly approve

                                16% somewhat approve

                                  5% somewhat disapprove

                                45% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure


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