Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #10638

Geography Surveyed: Kansas
Data Collected: 11/02/2006 - 11/04/2006
Release Date: 11/05/2006 12:45 PM ET
Sponsors: KCTV-TV Kansas City, KWCH-TV Wichita

Democrat Morrison Ousts Incumbent Republican Kline for Kansas Attorney General: In an election for Attorney General of Kansas today, 11/5/06, Democratic challenger Paul Morrison defeats Republican incumbent Phill Kline, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for KCTV-TV Kansas City and KWCH-TV Wichita. Three weeks ago, Morrison led 56% to 43%. Today, Morrison leads 56% to 43%. Identical. 88% of Democrats vote Democrat. 69% of Republicans vote Republican. 30% of Republicans cross-over. Independents break 2:1 for the Democrat. Morrison leads in rural Kansas, in suburban Kansas and in urban Kansas.

Incumbents Re-Elected in Contests for KS Governor, Secretary of State, Insurance Commissioner, Treasurer: Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh, Treasurer Lynn Jenkins and Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger are all returned to office by Kansas voters, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for KCTV-TV Kansas City and KWCH-TV Wichita. Sebelius is a Democrat. Thornburgh, Jenkins and Praeger are Republicans.

Filtering: 900 Kansas adults were interviewed 11/2/06 through 11/4/06. Of them, 728 were registered to vote. Of them, 511 were judged to be "likely" voters for the Governor's contest. 503 were judged to be "likely" voters for Attorney General. 501 were judged to be "likely" voters for Secretary of State. 495 were judged to be "likely" voters for Treasurer. 495 were judged to be "likely" voters for Insurance Commissioner. Crosstabs reflect Likely Voters.

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  Asked of 511 Likely Voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.4%

If the election for Governor were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Republican Jim Barnett? Democrat Kathleen Sebelius? Libertarian Carl Kramer? Or Reform Party candidate Richard Ranzau?

40% Barnett (R)
57% Sebelius (D)
1% Kramer (L)
1% Ranzau (RP)
2% Undecided

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  Asked of 503 Likely Voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.4%

In an election for Attorney General today, who would you vote for? Republican Phill Kline? Or Democrat Paul Morrison?

43% Kline (R)
56% Morrison (D)
1% Undecided

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  Asked of 501 Likely Voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.2%

In an election for Secretary of State today, who would you vote for? Republican Ron Thornburgh? Democrat David Haley? Libertarian Rob Hodgkinson? Or Reform Party candidate Joseph Martin?

67% Thornburgh (R)
28% Haley (D)
2% Hodgkinson (L)
1% Martin (RP)
2% Undecided

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  Asked of 495 Likely Voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.4%

In an election for Treasurer today, who would you vote for? Republican Lynn Jenkins? Or Democrat Larry Wilson?

62% Jenkins (R)
36% Wilson (D)
2% Undecided

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  Asked of 495 Likely Voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.3%

In an election for Commissioner of Insurance today, who would you vote for? Republican Sandy Praeger? Democrat Bonnie Sharp? Or Libertarian Patrick Wilbur?

65% Praeger (R)
30% Sharp (D)
4% Wilbur (L)
2% Undecided

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