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MICHIGAN SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Sunday October 22, 2006

Toplines

Crosstabs for Ballot Questions Governor

Crosstabs for Ballot Questions Senator

Crosstabs for Other Questions

Previous Michigan Survey

Daily Snapshot

 

1* Thinking about the 2006 election for Governor…if the election for were held today, would you vote for Republican Dick DeVos or for Democrat Jennifer Granholm?

 

                                42% DeVos

53% Granholm     

                                  2% some other candidate

                                  3% not sure

 

WITH LEANERS

 

43% DeVos

54% Granholm     

                                  2% some other candidate

                  2% not sure

 

BREAKDOWN

 

43% Total DeVos

                36%        Certain DeVos

                  6%        DeVos

                  1%        Lean DeVos

 

54% Total Granholm

                47%        Certain Granholm

                  6%        Granholm

                  1%        Lean Granholm

 

                  2% Some Other Candidate

                  2% Not Sure

 

2* In the election for the U.S. Senate, if the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Michael Bouchard or for Democrat Debbie Stabenow?

 

                                39% Bouchard

55% Stabenow

                                  2% some other candidate

                                  5% not sure

 

WITH LEANERS

 

40% Bouchard

56% Stabenow     

                                  1% some other candidate

                  3% not sure

 

BREAKDOWN

 

40% Total Bouchard

                33% Certain Bouchard

                  6% Bouchard

                  2% Lean Bouchard

 

56% Total Stabenow

                47% Certain Stabenow

                 8% Stabenow

                 1% Lean Stabenow

 

                  1% Some Other Candidate

                  3% Not Sure

 

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

 

 

Granholm

DeVos

Bouchard

Stabenow

Very favorable

33%

20%

19%

33%

Somewhat favorable

25%

25%

28%

25%

Somewhat unfavorable

17%

16%

22%

18%

Very unfavorable

24%

37%

23%

21%

Not sure

  1%

  2%

  7%

  3%

 

4* How closely have you followed news stories about the situation involving Congressman Mark Foley?


                                39% very closely

36% somewhat closely

17% not very closely

  7% not at all
  1% not sure

 

5* How do you rate the way that Republican leaders in Congress have handled the Foley situation?

 

                                  6% excellent

                                18% good

                                24% fair

                                43% poor

                                  9% not sure

 

6* Suppose that Foley had been a Democrat. Would Democratic leaders in Congress have handled the situation better, worse, or about the same?

 

                                22% better

                                17% worse

                                45% about the same

                                16% not sure

 

7* How common is it for members of Congress to have inappropriate relationships with their staff?

 

                                14% very common

                                29% somewhat common

                                26% not very common

                                  7% not at all common

                                24% not sure

 

8* In terms of impacting your vote for the U.S. Senate this fall, how important is the situation involving Mark Foley?

 

                                18% very important

                                17% somewhat important

                                30% not very important

                                28% not at all important

                                  7% not sure

 

9* Okay… how closely have you followed news stories about North Korea’s nuclear test?

 

                                54% very closely

33% somewhat closely

  8% not very closely

  4% not at all
  1% not sure

 

10* How do you rate the way that the Bush Administration has responded to North Korea?

 

                                19% excellent

                                21% good

                                24% fair

                                29% poor

                                  7% not sure

 

11* Is the situation with North Korea part of the War on Terror or something entirely separate from it?

 

                                22% part of the War on Terror

                                62% entirely separate from the War on Terror

                                16% not sure

 

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

 

                                36% the United States and its allies

                                31% the terrorists

                                26% neither

                                  6% not sure

 

13* In terms of impacting your vote for the U.S. Senate this fall, how important is the situation involving North Korea?

 

                                40% very important

                                37% somewhat important

                                16% not very important

                                  4% not at all important

                                  4% 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?

 

                                27% strongly approve

                                14% somewhat approve

                                10% somewhat disapprove

                                48% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

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

 

25% strongly approve

28% somewhat approve

14% somewhat disapprove

33% strongly disapprove

                                  2% not sure

 

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