Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #16929

Geography Surveyed: KS 1st CD
Data Collected: 08/05/2010 - 08/08/2010
Release Date: 08/09/2010 8:10 AM ET
Sponsor: KWCH-TV Wichita

KS-01: Huelskamp Has Big Lead in Big First: In an election for US House of Representatives in Kansas' 1st Congressional District today, 08/09/10, Republican Tim Huelskamp defeats Democrat Alan Jilka 65% to 23%, according to this latest SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for KWCH-TV Wichita.

Jilka, the former mayor of Salinas, leads only among Democrats, liberals, and those with unfavorable opinions of the Tea Party movement, all minorities in the 1st District. Huelskamp, a state senator, gets 6 of 10 votes among men and women, young and old alike. 1 in 10 Republicans cross over to vote for the Democrat; 1 in 4 Democrats cross over to vote for the Republican. Independents favor Huelskamp by 14 points.

The 1st District, created in 1874, has been represented by a Democrat only for one term, from 1953-1955. Incumbent Republican Jerry Moran is running for US Senate.

Filtering: SurveyUSA interviewed 900 adults from Kansas' 1st Congressional District 08/05/10 through 08/08/10. Of them, 767 were registered to vote. Of the registered voters, 542 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely to vote in the 11/02/10 general election.

  Asked of 542 Likely Voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.1%

If the election for U.S. House of Representatives were today, who would you vote for? (candidate names rotated) Republican Tim Huelskamp? Democrat Alan Jilka? Or Libertarian Jack Warner?

65% Tim Huelskamp (R)
23% Alan Jilka (D)
7% Jack Warner (L)
5% Undecided

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