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?

43% Blagojevich (D)
37% Topinka (R)
15% Other
4% Undecided

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