Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #8465

Geography Surveyed: Texas
Data Collected: 03/04/2006 - 03/05/2006
Release Date: 03/06/2006 10:55 AM ET
Sponsors: KEYE-TV Austin, WOAI-TV San Antonio

1200 adults were interviewed 3/4/06 - 3/5/06. Of them, 905 were registered to vote. Respondents were split into two groups. One group of respondents was asked about seven of the candidates, the other group was asked about the other seven candidates.

1
  Asked of 475 Registered Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.3 percentage points.

We are going to ask you a short question about each candidate running for Governor of Texas. For each, we'd like you to tell us if your opinion of that candidate is favorable, unfavorable, neutral - or if you're not familiar with the candidate. First, Felix Alvarado. Is your opinion of Felix Alvarado favorable? Unfavorable? Neutral? Or are you unfamiliar with Felix Alvarado?

5% Favorable
11% Unfavorable
16% Neutral
67% Unfamiliar

2
  Asked of 430 Registered Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.7 percentage points.

We are going to ask you a short question about each candidate running for Governor of Texas. For each, we'd like you to tell us if your opinion of that candidate is favorable, unfavorable, neutral - or if you're not familiar with the candidate. First, Chris Bell. Is your opinion of Chris Bell favorable? Unfavorable? Neutral? Or are you unfamiliar with Chris Bell?

12% Favorable
11% Unfavorable
15% Neutral
62% Unfamiliar

3
  Asked of 475 Registered Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.4 percentage points.

Next, Larry Camp. What is your opinion of Larry Camp?

4% Favorable
12% Unfavorable
20% Neutral
64% Unfamiliar

4
  Asked of 430 Registered Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.4 percentage points.

Next, Marcus Cherry. What is your opinion of Marcus Cherry?

4% Favorable
9% Unfavorable
17% Neutral
69% Unfamiliar

5
  Asked of 475 Registered Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.6 percentage points.

Next, "Kinky" Friedman. What is your opinion of "Kinky" Friedman?

26% Favorable
27% Unfavorable
21% Neutral
26% Unfamiliar

6
  Asked of 430 Registered Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.7 percentage points.

Next, Bob Gammage. What is your opinion of Bob Gammage?

8% Favorable
11% Unfavorable
20% Neutral
62% Unfamiliar

7
  Asked of 475 Registered Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.3 percentage points.

Next, Rashad Jafer. What is your opinion of Rashad Jafer?

6% Favorable
15% Unfavorable
12% Neutral
68% Unfamiliar

8
  Asked of 430 Registered Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.3 percentage points.

Next, William Jean. What is your opinion of William Jean?

5% Favorable
9% Unfavorable
14% Neutral
72% Unfamiliar

9
  Asked of 475 Registered Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.5 percentage points.

Next, Larry Kilgore. What is your opinion of Larry Kilgore?

9% Favorable
10% Unfavorable
20% Neutral
60% Unfamiliar

10
  Asked of 430 Registered Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.8 percentage points.

Next, Rick Perry. What is your opinion of Rick Perry?

44% Favorable
37% Unfavorable
15% Neutral
4% Unfamiliar

11
  Asked of 475 Registered Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.2 percentage points.

Next, Mike Redlich. What is your opinion of Mike Redlich?

5% Favorable
10% Unfavorable
15% Neutral
70% Unfamiliar

12
  Asked of 430 Registered Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.5 percentage points.

Next, Rhett Smith. What is your opinion of Rhett Smith?

4% Favorable
10% Unfavorable
18% Neutral
67% Unfamiliar

13
  Asked of 475 Registered Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.6 percentage points.

Next, Carol Keeton Strayhorn. What is your opinion of Carol Keeton Strayhorn?

40% Favorable
25% Unfavorable
18% Neutral
17% Unfamiliar

14
  Asked of 430 Registered Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.6 percentage points.

Next, James Werner. What is your opinion of James Werner?

6% Favorable
8% Unfavorable
20% Neutral
66% Unfamiliar

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