Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #9675

Geography Surveyed: Florida
Data Collected: 07/08/2006 - 07/10/2006
Release Date: 07/11/2006 11:25 AM ET
Sponsors: WFLA-TV Tampa, WFOR-TV Miami, WKRG-TV Mobile-Pensacola, WPTV-TV West Palm Beach, WTLV-TV Jacksonville

Governor Primary: In a Republican Primary in Florida today, 7/11/06, Florida Attorney General Charlie Crist wins the nomination for Governor, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted for WFLA-TV Tampa, WFOR-TV Miami, WKRG-TV Pensacola, WPTV-TV West Palm Beach, and WTLV-TV Jacksonville. 8 weeks from the 9/5/06 Primary, Crist gets 61%, to 23% for Florida CFO Tom Gallagher. Since an identical poll 1 month ago, Crist has gained 9 points while Gallagher has gained 2 points. Crist leads all demographic groups. Gallagher does relatively best among voters with a college degree, and in Southeastern FL.

Senate Primary: In a Republican Primary in Florida today, 7/11/06, Congresswoman Katherine Harris wins the nomination for United States Senator, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted for WFLA-TV Tampa, WFOR-TV Miami, WKRG-TV Pensacola, WPTV-TV West Palm Beach, and WTLV-TV Jacksonville. Harris gets 51% of the vote. Will McBride gets 14%. LeRoy Collins gets 8%. Peter Monroe gets 3%. In the last month, Harris has gained 1 point, and McBride has gained 2 points. Harris beats McBride by 43 points among Republican Primary voters who approve of President Bush, but only wins by 1 point among those who disapprove of President Bush. The Primary is in 8 weeks, on 9/5/06.

Filtering: 2,400 Florida adults were interviewed 7/8/06 - 7/10/06. Of them, 2,114 were registered to vote. Of them, 770 were Republicans. Of them, 401 were judged to be "likely voters". Crosstabs reflect Likely Republican Primary Voters.

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  Asked of 401 Likely Republican Primary Voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.9%

If the Republican Primary for Governor were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Charlie Crist? Tom Gallagher? Or some other candidate?

61% Crist
23% Gallagher
3% Other
12% Undecided

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  Asked of 401 Likely Republican Primary Voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 5%

If the Republican Primary for United States Senator were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? LeRoy Collins? Katherine Harris? Will McBride? Peter Monroe? Or some other candidate?

8% Collins
51% Harris
14% McBride
3% Monroe
16% Other
7% Undecided

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