Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #10615

Geography Surveyed: Massachusetts
Data Collected: 10/30/2006 - 11/01/2006
Release Date: 11/02/2006 9:45 AM ET
Sponsor: WBZ-TV Boston

Minds Are Made Up in Massachusetts; Democrat will Replace Republican Romney: SurveyUSA's latest poll in the Massachusetts Governor's race is significant for the complete absence of volatility, according to data collected from 664 Likely Voters exclusively for WBZ-TV Boston. Democrat Deval Patrick today, 11/2/06, defeats Republican Kerry Healey 55% to 34%, largely unchanged from SurveyUSA's most recent pre-election tracking poll released 10/24/06. There is no movement among males, females; no movement among the young, none among the old; no movement among whites, none among blacks; no movement among moderates, none among Independents; no movement among the rich, none among the poor; minds are made up among urban and suburban voters, from Boston to Pittsfield. Barring the unforeseen in the campaign's final 5 days, a Patrick double-digit victory appears almost certain.

Filtering: 1,000 Massachusetts adults were interviewed 10/30/06 through 11/1/06. Of them, 898 were registered to vote. Of them, 664 were judged to be "likely" voters. Crosstabs reflect Likely Voters.

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  Asked of 664 Likely Voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 3.9%

If the election for Governor were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Republican Kerry Healey? Democrat Deval Patrick? Green-Rainbow candidate Grace Ross? Independent Christy Mihos? Or some other candidate?

34% Healey (R)
55% Patrick (D)
3% Ross (G)
6% Mihos (I)
3% Other/Undecided

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