Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #9283
Geography Surveyed: Illinois
Data Collected: 05/20/2006 - 05/22/2006
Release Date: 05/23/2006 11:05 AM ET
Sponsor: KSDK-TV St. Louis
Analysis: In a general election held in Illinois today, 5/23/06, incumbent Democratic Governor Rod Blagojevich edges Republican challenger Judy Baar Topinka by 6 points, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for KSDK-TV St. Louis. Blagojevich gets 43% to 37% for Topinka. 15% would vote for some other candidate. 4% are undecided. Blagojevich leads 5:1 among Democrats. Topinka, who is Illinois State Treasurer, leads 7:1 among Republicans. Independents are split. Women favor Blagojevich by 17 points. Men favor Topinka by 4 points. Blagojevich wins in Chicago and suburban Cook County. Topinka wins in the Collar Counties and Downstate. The election is on 11/7/06.
Filtering: 1,400 Illinois adults were interviewed 5/20/06 - 5/22/06. Of them, 1,240 were Registered Voters. Of them, 543 were judged to be "Likely Voters". Crosstabs reflect Likely Voters.
|Asked of 543 Likely Voters|
|Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.3 percentage points.|
|If the election for Governor were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Rod Blagojevich? Judy Baar Topinka? Or some other candidate?|
|Complete Interactive Crosstabs|
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