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May 2006

Channel 3 News Poll Results for Monday

This survey was conducted by Research 2000 of Rockville, Maryland. A total of 400 likely voters were interviewed statewide by telephone between May 5 and May 6, 2006.
Those interviewed were selected by the random variation of the last four digits of telephone numbers. A cross section of exchanges was utilized in order to ensure an accurate reflection of the state. Quotas were assigned to reflect the voter registration of distribution by county.
The margin for error, according to standards customarily used by statisticians, is no more than plus or minus 5 percentage points. this means that there is a 95 percent probability that the "true" figure would fall within that range if the entire population were sampled. The margin for error is higher for any subgroup, such as gender or region.

Note that No Opinion and Do Not Recognize are lumped together under the heading No Opinion.

Sample Figures
Men

192

(48%)

Women

208

(52%)

North

259

(65%)

South

141

(35%)

 

U.S. Senate Race

I am going to list the names of a few individuals who are active in public life. After I mention each one, I would simply like for you to tell me if you recognize that individual. If you do recognize the individual, I will then ask you if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of that individual.

A. The first name is _________. do you recognize that name?
B. (IF YES) Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of _______?

FAV

UNFAV

NO OPINION

Bernie Sanders

62%

29%

9%

Richard Tarrant

31%

21%

48%

Greg Parke 

23%

26%

51%

QUESTION: If the 2006 election of U.S. Senate were held today, whom would you vote for if the choice were between Bernie Sanders, the Independent, and Richard Tarrent, the Republican?

Sanders

Tarrant

Undecided

All

61%

24%

15%

Men

58%

28%

14%

Women

64%

20%

16%

North

59%

26%

15%

South

65%

21%

14%

QUESTION: If the 2006 election of U.S. Senate were held today, whom would you vote for if the choice were between Bernie Sanders, the Independent, and Greg Parke, the Republican?

Sanders

Parke

Undecided

All

64%

22%

14%

Men

61%

24%

15%

Women

67%

20%

13%

North

62%

24%

14%

South

67%

18%

15%

 

Vermont Governor Race

I am going to list the names of a few individuals who are active in public life. After I mention each one, I would simply like for you to tell me if you recognize that individual. If you do recognize the individual, I will then ask you if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of that individual.

A. The first name is ________. Do you recognize that name?
B. (IF YES) Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of ______?

 

FAV

UNFAV

NO OPINION

Jim Douglas

51%

41%

8%

Scudder Parker

21%

5%

74%

QUESTION:  If the 2006 election for Governor were held today, whom would you vote for if the choice were between, Scudder Parker, the Democrat, and Jim Douglas, the Republican?

Douglas

Parker

Undecided

All

53%

18%

29%

Men

57%

16%

27%

Women

49%

20%

31%

North

55%

17%

28%

South

50%

20%

30%

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