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GEORGIA SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Sunday, October 8, 2006

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Previous Georgia Survey

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1* If the election for Governor were held today, would you vote for Republican Sonny Perdue or for Democrat Mark Taylor?

 

57% Perdue

32% Taylor           

                                  3% some other candidate

                                  8% not sure

 

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

 

 

Perdue

Taylor

Very favorable

40%

14%

Somewhat favorable

35%

34%

Somewhat unfavorable

14%

26%

Very unfavorable

   7%

19%

Not sure

   3%

  8%

 

3* Okay… I’m going to read you a short list of issues in the news today. For each, please let me know how important it will be in terms of how you will vote this November—first—the economy.

 

66% very important

27% somewhat important

  4% not very important

  1% not at all important

  1% not sure

 

4* Next… the national security issues like the War in Iraq and the War on Terror…

                80% very important

16% somewhat important

  3% not very important

  1% not at all important

  0% not sure

 

5* Okay… cultural issues like abortion, same sex marriage, and family values

 

48% very important

23% somewhat important

17% not very important

12% not at all important

  0% not sure

 

6* Fine… domestic issues like education, health care, and social security

 

71% very important

22% somewhat important

  5% not very important

  2% not at all important

  0% not sure

 

7* Great… what about immigration

 

53% very important

30% somewhat important

13% not very important

  3% not at all important

  1% not sure

 

8* Last one… reigning in government corruption…

 

65% very important

25% somewhat important

  6% not very important

  2% not at all important

  2% not sure

 

9* Would you ever consider voting for a candidate who said he would raise taxes?
 

                37% yes

                46% no

                17% not sure

 

10* Would you ever consider voting for a candidate who said he would consider changes to Social Security?

 

                53% yes

                26% no

                22% not sure

 

11* Should all American troops in Iraq be brought home within a year?

                                45% yes

                39% no

                16% not sure

 

                12* Finally, suppose that your vote determined which political party wins control of the United States Senate this year.  Would you vote for the Republican Party or the Democratic Party?

 

                                52% Republican

                                40% Democratic

                                  8% not sure

 

13* 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?

 

                                36% strongly approve

                                20% somewhat approve

                                10 somewhat disapprove

                                33% strongly disapprove

                                  0% not sure

 

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

 

                                40% strongly approve

                                33% somewhat approve

                                15% somewhat disapprove

                                12% strongly disapprove

                                  0% not sure

 

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