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MAINE SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Tuesday October 17, 2006

Toplines

Crosstabs for Ballot Questions

Crosstabs for Other Questions

Previous Maine Survey

Daily Snapshot

 

1* In thinking about the 2006 election for Governor, if the election for Governor were held today, would you vote for Republican Chandler Woodcock or for Democrat John Baldacci?

 

34% Woodcock

44% Baldacci       

                                16% some other candidate

  6% not sure

 

WITH LEANERS

 

38% Woodcock

46% Baldacci       

11% some other candidate

                  5% not sure

 

BREAKDOWN

 

38% Total Woodcock

                26% Certain Woodcock

                  9% Woodcock

                  4% Lean Woodcock

 

46% Total Baldacci

                28% Certain Baldacci

                15% Baldacci

                  3% Lean Baldacci

 

11% some other candidate

                  5% not sure

 

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

 

                Woodcock voters

51% for Woodcock

45% against Baldacci

  5% not sure

               

Baldacci voters

64% for Baldacci

31% against Woodcock

  6% not sure

 

3* Now, in thinking about the 2006 election for United States Senator, if the election for Senator were held today, would you vote for Republican Olympia Snowe or for Democrat Jean Hay Bright?

 

70% Snowe

24% Hay Bright   

                                  1% some other candidate

  4% not sure

 

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

 

 

Baldacci

Woodcock

Snowe

Hay Bright

Very favorable

18%

13%

49%

  7%

Somewhat favorable

34%

31%

31%

28%

Somewhat favorable

27%

24%

14%

24%

Very  unfavorable

20%

26%

  6%

13%

Not sure

  1%

  7%

  1%

28%

 

5* 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?

 

                                21% strongly approve

                                23% somewhat approve

                                10% somewhat disapprove

                                45% strongly disapprove

                                  2% not sure

 

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

 

                                15% strongly approve

                                33% somewhat approve

                                25% somewhat disapprove

                                27% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

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