Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #10206

Geography Surveyed: New Hampshire
Data Collected: 09/16/2006 - 09/18/2006
Release Date: 09/19/2006 10:15 AM ET
Sponsors: WBZ-TV Boston, WCSH-TV Portland

Incumbent NH Governor Lynch 3:1 Atop Republican Challenger: In an election for Governor of New Hampshire today, 9/19/2006, incumbent Democrat John Lynch overwhelmingly defeats Republican challenger Jim Coburn, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for WBZ-TV Boston and WCSH-TV Portland. 7 weeks to the 11/7/06 election, Lynch gets 73% of the vote. Coburn gets 23%, 50 points behind. Lynch gets 97% of Democrat votes and 79% of Independent votes. 43% of Republicans cross over to vote for the Democrat Lynch. Lynch leads by 2:1 among men and by 5:1 among women. Those who approve of President Bush's performance in office support Coburn 5:4. Those who disapprove of Bush support Lynch 20:1.

Filtering: 900 New Hampshire adults were interviewed 9/16/06 - 9/18/06. Of them, 748 were registered to vote. Of them, 458 were judged to be "likely voters." Crosstabs reflect Likely Voters.

  Asked of 458 Likely Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.1 percentage points.

If the election for Governor were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Republican Jim Coburn? Democrat John Lynch? Or some other candidate?

23% Coburn (R)
73% Lynch (D)
4% Undecided

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