Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #9828

Geography Surveyed: Alabama
Data Collected: 07/23/2006 - 07/25/2006
Release Date: 07/26/2006 12:20 PM ET
Sponsor: WKRG-TV Mobile-Pensacola

Analysis: In an election for Governor of Alabama today, 7/26/06, Republican incumbent Bob Riley defeats Democratic challenger Lucy Baxley 52% to 38%, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for WKRG-TV Mobile. The election is in 15 weeks, on 11/7/06. Since an identical SurveyUSA WKRG-TV poll 5 weeks ago, Riley has gained 1 point and Baxley has lost 2 points. Riley now leads by 14 points, up from 11. Riley gets 81% of Republican votes. Baxley gets 75% of Democrat votes. Riley leads 5:3 among Independents. Riley leads by 6 points in Northern AL and 24 points in Southern AL. Those who approve of President Bush's performance support Riley 6:1. Those who disapprove of Bush support Baxley 3:1. 49% of likely voters in Alabama approve of Bush.

Filtering: 1,000 Alabama adults were interviewed 7/23/06 - 7/25/06. Of them, 867 were registered to vote. Of them, 574 were judged to be "likely voters". Crosstabs reflect Likely Voters.

  Asked of 574 Likely Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.2 percentage points.

If the election for Governor of Alabama were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Republican Bob Riley? Democrat Lucy Baxley? Or some other candidate?

52% Riley (R)
38% Baxley (D)
7% Other
4% Undecided

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