Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #10091

Geography Surveyed: Florida
Data Collected: 08/28/2006 - 08/30/2006
Release Date: 08/31/2006 9:35 AM ET
Sponsors: WFLA-TV Tampa, WKRG-TV Mobile-Pensacola, WPTV-TV West Palm Beach, WTLV-TV Jacksonville

Crist Beats Gallagher in FL GOP Governor Primary: In a Republican Primary for Governor of Florida today, 8/31/06, Florida Attorney General Charlie Crist wins the nomination, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted for WFLA-TV Tampa, WKRG-TV Pensacola, WPTV-TV West Palm Beach, and WTLV-TV Jacksonville. 5 days from the 9/5/06 Primary, Crist defeats Florida CFO Tom Gallagher 57% to 34%. Since an identical SurveyUSA poll 1 week ago, Crist has lost 3 points and Gallagher has gained 3 points. Crist leads among all demographic groups. Gallagher does relatively best among conservatives, and in Northeastern FL.

Harris Below 50% ... But Still 2:1 Atop Challengers for GOP Senate Nomination: In a Republican Primary for United States Senator from Florida today, 8/31/06, Congresswoman Katherine Harris wins the nomination, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted for WFLA-TV Tampa, WKRG-TV Pensacola, WPTV-TV West Palm Beach, and WTLV-TV Jacksonville. Harris gets 45% of the vote, up 2 points in the last week. Will McBride gets 22%, up 7 points. Leroy Collins gets 12%, down 8 points. Peter Monroe gets 5%, down 2 points. Harris beats McBride by 32 points among Republican Primary voters who approve of the way President George W. Bush is doing his job. Harris trails by 5 points among Republican Primary voters who disapprove of the job President Bush is doing. The Primary is in 5 days, on 9/5/06.

Filtering: 2,400 Florida adults were interviewed 8/28/06 - 8/30/06. Of them, 2,081 were registered to vote. Of them, 823 were Republicans. Of them, 409 were judged to be "likely voters." Crosstabs reflect Likely Republican Primary Voters.

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  Asked of 409 Likely Republican Primary Voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.9%

If the Republican Primary for Governor were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Charlie Crist? Tom Gallagher? Or some other candidate?

57% Crist
34% Gallagher
1% Other
8% Undecided

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  Asked of 409 Likely Republican Primary Voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.9%

If the Republican Primary for United States Senator were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? LeRoy Collins? Katherine Harris? Will McBride? Peter Monroe? Or some other candidate?

12% Collins
45% Harris
22% McBride
5% Monroe
1% Other
15% Undecided

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