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WASHINGTON SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

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Previous Washington Survey

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1* In the Election for U.S. Senate this November, will you vote for Republican Mike McGavick or Democrat Maria Cantwell?

 

                38% McGavick

53% Cantwell       

                                  4% some other candidate

                                  6% not sure

 

2* Is your vote primarily a vote for a candidate or against hi/her opponent?

 

                McGavick voters

57% for McGavick

35% against Cantwell

  8% not sure

               

Cantwell voters

70% for Cantwell

22% against McGavick

  8% not sure

 

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

 

 

Cantwell

McGavick

Very favorable

24%

19%

Somewhat favorable

33%

29%

Somewhat unfavorable

18%

25%

Very unfavorable

 20%

22%

Not sure

   5%

  5%

 

4* 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?

 

                                25% strongly approve

                                16% somewhat approve

                                  9% somewhat disapprove

                                50% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

5* How would you rate the job Christine Gregoire 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

                                32% somewhat approve

                                18% somewhat disapprove

                                24% strongly disapprove

                                  2% not sure

 

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