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OHIO SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

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Crosstabs for Ballot Questions

Crosstabs for Other Questions

Crosstabs for Favorables

Crosstabs for Vote For or Against

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

53% Brown           

                                  1% some other candidate

                                  5% not sure

 

WITH LEANERS

 

43% DeWine

54% Brown           

                                  1% some other candidate

                  2% not sure

 

BREAKDOWN

 

43% Total DeWine

                35% Certain DeWine

                  6% DeWine

                  2% Lean DeWine

 

54% Total Brown

                42% Certain Brown

                11% Brown

                  1% Lean Brown

 

                  1% Some Other Candidate

                  2% Not Sure

 

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

 

                DeWine voters

55% for DeWine

39% against Brown

  6% not sure

               

Brown voters

59% for Brown

35% against DeWine

  6% not sure

 

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

 

                36% Blackwell

58% Strickland     

                                  2% some other candidate

                                  4% 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%

28%

19%

32%

Somewhat favorable

28%

28%

19%

26%

Somewhat unfavorable

28%

20%

21%

19%

Very unfavorable

25%

20%

38%

18%

Not sure

  2%

  4%

  4%

  5%

 

5* How often are you following news stories about the political campaigns in your state?

 

  3% rarely or never

13% occasionally

32% a few times per week

52% every day

  0% mot sure

 

6* 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?

 

43% Republican

51% Democratic

  6% mot sure

 

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

 

  3% excellent

17% good

25% fair

54% poor

  1% not sure

 

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

 

20% excellent

22% good

31% fair

27% poor

  0% not sure

 

9* Is the War in Iraq part of the War on Terror or is it a distraction from the War on Terror?

 

46% Part of War on Terror

45% distraction

  9% not sure

 

10* Which political party do you trust more to handle the War in Iraq-Republicans or Democrats?

 

44% Republicans

43% Democrats

13% not sure

 

11* Which political party do you trust more to handle the Economy-Republicans or Democrats?

 

44% Republicans

49% Democrats

  7% not sure

 

12* 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?

 

                                28% strongly approve

                                17% somewhat approve

                                10% somewhat disapprove

                                44% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

13* 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?

 

                                  3% strongly approve

                                13% somewhat approve

                                23% somewhat disapprove

                                58% strongly disapprove

                                  2% not sure

 

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