Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #10329

Geography Surveyed: MN 2nd Congressional District
Data Collected: 09/24/2006 - 09/26/2006
Release Date: 09/27/2006 11:55 AM ET
Sponsor: KSTP-TV Minneapolis

Republican Incumbent Kline Re-elected in MN2: In an election for the U.S. House of Representatives today, 9/27/06, in Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District, incumbent Republican John Kline defeats DFL challenger Coleen Rowley by 20 points, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for KSTP-TV Minneapolis. 6 weeks from the 11/7/06 general election, Kline gets 55% of the vote. Rowley gets 35%. Independence Party candidate Douglas Williams gets 5%. Kline wins by 29 points among men and by 10 points among women. Kline gets 92% of Republican votes. Rowley gets 79% of Democrat votes. Independents favor Kline 3:2. Republicans outnumber Democrats among likely voters by 42% to 33%. Kline leads 30:1 among those who approve of President Bush's performance in office. Rowley leads 3:1 among those who disapprove of Bush. President George W. Bush's approval rating among likely voters in Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District is 45%. Kline was first elected to Congress in 2002.

Filtering: 900 adults from Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District were interviewed 9/24/2006 - 9/26/2006. Of them, 808 were registered to vote. Of them, 520 were judged to be "likely" voters. Crosstabs reflect Likely Voters.

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  Asked of 520 Likely Voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.4%

If the election for U.S. House of Representatives were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Republican John Kline? DFL candidate Coleen Rowley? Or Independence Party candidate Douglas Williams?

55% Kline (R)
35% Rowley (DFL)
5% Williams (I)
5% Undecided

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