Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #13672

Geography Surveyed: State of Washington
Data Collected: 04/07/2008
Release Date: 04/07/2008 11:45 PM ET
Sponsor: KING-TV Seattle

Gregoire, Rossi Tie in '04 Rematch: In an election held today for Governor of Washington State, Christine Gregoire and Dino Rossi are tied among Registered Voters, according to this latest exclusive KING-TV news poll conducted by SurveyUSA. Today, incumbent Democrat Christine Gregoire takes 48% of the vote; Republican Dino Rossi takes 47%, a statistical tie. Rossi leads by 18 points among men; Gregoire by 18 points among women -- a 36 point gender gap. Gregoire holds 80% of the Democratic base; 18% of Democrats vote for Rossi. Rossi takes 92% of Republican votes. Independents favor Gregoire by 10 points. Gregoire leads by 5 in Western Washington; Rossi by 9 in the Eastern portion of the state.

Obama Leads McCain, McCain Ties Clinton: Checking in on the November election for President, Washington voters today are split between Republican John McCain and Democrat Hillary Clinton, with 46% voting McCain and 45% Clinton if the election were held today. Three weeks ago, Clinton led McCain by 5 points. If Barack Obama were the Democratic nominee, he would defeat John McCain by 7 points today, down from 11 three weeks ago.

Filtering: 700 state of Washington adults were interviewed by SurveyUSA 04/07/08. Of them, 607 were registered to vote. Interviews were conducted of registered voters.

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  Asked of 607 Registered Voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.1%

Washington will elect a Governor in November 2008. If the election for Governor were today, and the only two candidates on the ballot were Republican Dino Rossi and Democrat Christine Gregoire, who would you vote for?

47% Rossi (R)
48% Gregoire (D)
5% Undecided

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  Asked of 607 Registered Voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.1%

If there were an election for President of the United States today, and the only two names on the ballot were Republican John McCain and ... Democrat Hillary Clinton, who would you vote for?

46% McCain
45% Clinton
9% Undecided

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  Asked of 607 Registered Voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.1%

What if it was John McCain against Democrat Barack Obama?

44% McCain
51% Obama
4% Undecided

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