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OHIO SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Thursday, October 12, 2006

Toplines

Crosstabs for Ballot Questions

Previous Ohio Survey

Daily Snapshot

 

1* If the election for Senator were held today, would you vote for Republican Mike DeWine or for Democrat Sherrod Brown?

 

41% DeWine

46% Brown           

                                  7% some other candidate

                                  6% not sure

 

WITH LEANERS

 

42% DeWine

48% Brown           

                                  5% some other candidate

                  5% not sure

 

BREAKDOWN

 

42% Total DeWine

                32%        Certain DeWine

                  8%        DeWine

                  1%        Lean DeWine

 

48% Total Brown

                36%        Certain Brown

                11%        Brown

                  2%        Lean Brown

 

                  2% Some Other Candidate

                  4% Not Sure

 

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

 

                DeWine voters

68% for DeWine

26% against Brown

  7% not sure

               

Brown voters

49% for Brown

39% against DeWine

11% not sure

 

3* If the election for Governor were held today, would you vote for Republican Ken Blackwell or for Democrat Ted Strickland?

 

                34% Blackwell

59% Strickland     

                                  1% some other candidate

                                  6% not sure

 

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

 

 

DeWine

Brown

Blackwell

Strickland

Very favorable

16%

19%

19%

23%

Somewhat favorable

29%

28%

19%

30%

Somewhat unfavorable

28%

25%

22%

20%

Very unfavorable

20%

20%

29%

18%

Not sure

  7%

  7%

11%

10%

 

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?

 

                                30% strongly approve

                                19% somewhat approve

                                11% somewhat disapprove

                                40% strongly disapprove

                                  2% not sure

 

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

 

                                  5% strongly approve

                                21% somewhat approve

                                25% somewhat disapprove

                                48% strongly disapprove

                                  2% not sure

 

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