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MONTANA SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Wednesday, November 1, 2006

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Crosstabs for Ballot Questions

Crosstabs for Other Questions

Previous Montana Survey

Daily Snapshot

  

1* If the election for the United States Senate were held today, would you vote for Republican Conrad Burns or for Democrat Jon Tester?

 

                46% Burns

50% Tester           

                                  2% some other candidate

                                  1% not sure

  

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

 

                Burns voters

66% for Burns

32% against Tester

  2% not sure

               

Tester voters

60% for Tester

32% against Burns

  8% not sure

 

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

 

 

Burns

Tester

Very favorable

22%

31%

Somewhat favorable

23%

22%

Somewhat unfavorable

17%

18%

Very unfavorable

37%

29%

Not sure

  1%

  0%

 

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

 

  5% excellent

20% good

22% fair

53% poor

  1% not sure

 

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

 

21% excellent

30% good

35% fair

14% poor

  1% not sure

 

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

 

                                50% the United States and its allies

                                25% the terrorists

                                22% neither

                                  4% not sure

 

7* Which candidate do you trust more on the War in Iraq…Conrad Burns or Jon Testor?

 

47% Burns

43% Testor

10% not sure

 

8* Which candidate do you trust more on economic issues…Conrad Burns or Jon Testor?

 

44% Burns

48% Testor

  8% not sure

 

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

 

  4% more corrupt

36% less corrupt

54% 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?

 

68% very important

23% somewhat important

  6% 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?

 

                                31% strongly approve

                                17% somewhat approve

                                12% somewhat disapprove

                                40% strongly disapprove

                                  0% not sure

 

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

 

                                43% strongly approve

                                27% somewhat approve

                                20% somewhat disapprove

                                10% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

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