Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #10331

Geography Surveyed: Alabama
Data Collected: 09/25/2006 - 09/27/2006
Release Date: 09/28/2006 12:25 PM ET
Sponsor: WKRG-TV Mobile-Pensacola

AL Statehouse Safe for GOP Incumbent: In an election for Governor of Alabama today, 9/28/06, Republican incumbent Bob Riley defeats Democratic challenger Lucy Baxley 54% to 38%, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for WKRG-TV Mobile. The election is in 40 days, on 11/7/06. The contest is stable. In an identical SurveyUSA WKRG-TV poll 2 months ago, Riley led by 14; today he leads by 16. Riley leads by 29 points among men and by 4 points among women, a 25-point gender gap. Riley gets 85% of Republican votes. Baxley gets 75% of Democrat votes. Riley leads 2:1 among Independents. Riley leads by 11 points in Northern AL and 24 points in Southern AL. Those who approve of President Bush's performance support Riley 5:1. Those who disapprove of Bush support Baxley 5:2. 50% of likely voters in Alabama approve of Bush.

Filtering: 1,000 Alabama adults were interviewed 9/25/06 - 9/27/06. Of them, 831 were registered to vote. Of them, 562 were judged to be "likely" voters. Crosstabs reflect Likely Voters.

  Asked of 562 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?

54% Riley (R)
38% Baxley (D)
1% Other
7% Undecided

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