Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #14476
Geography Surveyed: New Mexico
Data Collected: 09/29/2008 - 09/30/2008
Release Date: 10/01/2008 8:45 AM ET
Sponsor: KOB-TV Albuquerque
Udall Remains Well Positioned to Pick-Up US Senate Seat for Democrats in New Mexico: In an election for United States Senator from New Mexico today, 10/01/08, Democrat Tom Udall defeats Republican Steve Pearce 58% to 39%, according to this latest exclusive KOB-TV poll conducted by SurveyUSA. Compared to an identical SurveyUSA poll released two weeks ago, Udall is up two points; Pearce is down two points.
Udall, who represents New Mexico's 3rd Congressional District in the United States House, takes a majority of votes among men and women, young and old, white and minority. Pearce, who represents New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District, keeps 76% of Republican votes. Udall keeps 84% of Democratic votes; independents favor Udall by 26 points. The two candidates are competing for Republican Pete Domenici's open seat. Domenici is retiring.
Filtering: SurveyUSA interviewed 900 New Mexico adults 09/29/08 and 09/30/08. Of them, 795 were registered to vote. Of the registered voters, 698 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely voters in the 11/04/08 general election.
|Asked of 698 Likely Voters|
|Credibility Interval for this question = ± 3.7 percentage points.|
|New Mexico will also elect a United States Senator. If the election for United States Senator were today, would you vote for ... (choices rotated) Republican Steve Pearce? Or Democrat Tom Udall?|
|39%||Steve Pearce (R)|
|58%||Tom Udall (D)|
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