Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #19615
 
Washington State, 8 weeks till votes are counted, Democrat Inslee Tip-Toes 5 Points In Front of Republican McKenna in Tight Governor Fight:

In an election for Governor of Washington state today, 09/10/12, eight weeks till votes are counted, Democrat Jay Inslee remains where he was 6 weeks ago, a whisker ahead of Republican challenger Rob McKenna, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted for KING5 TV in Seattle. Today, it's Inslee 49%, McKenna 44%. 6 weeks ago, Inslee led by 3 points, today he leads by 5 points. Inslee holds 88% of his Democratic base. McKenna holds 85% of his Republican base. Independents break 5:4 for the Republican. Moderates break 7:5 for the Democrat. McKenna leads narrowly among men, but Inslee leads materially among women. The gender gap is 17 points. Eastern Washington goes Republican by 6 points, but Western WA and Greater Seattle go Democrat by 9 points.

* Inslee has a Plus 13 Net Favorability Rating: 41% of likely voters have a favorable opinion of Inslee, 28% have an unfavorable opinion.
* McKenna has a Plus 14 Net Favorability Rating: 40% of likely voters have a favorable opinion of McKenna, 26% have an unfavorable opinion.
* Narrowly, voters say McKenna would do better at improving the state economy .
* Narrowly, voters say McKenna would bring more change to Olympia .
* Narrowly, voters say McKenna is smarter.
* Materially, voters say Inslee is more likeable.
* Overwhelmingly, voters say Inslee is stronger on the environment.

* 27% of McKenna voters say they cast their vote "with reservations," compared to 21% of Inslee voters.

In the election for Attorney General from the state of Washington, Democrat Bob Ferguson has a 9-point advantage over Republican Reagan Dunn. 40% of Independents and 33% of Moderates are undecided in this contest, so movement between now and Election Day is possible.

Cell-phone and home-phone respondents included in this research: SurveyUSA interviewed 700 state of Washington adults 09/07/12 through 09/09/12, using blended sample, mixed mode. Of the adults, 607 were registered to vote; of the registered voters, 524 were identified by SurveyUSA as being likely to vote in the November general election. Respondents reachable on a home telephone (71% of likely voters) were interviewed on their home telephones in the recorded voice of a professional announcer. Respondents not reachable on a home telephone (29% of likely voters) were shown a questionnaire on their smartphone, tablet, laptop or other electronic device. The Governor's seat is open.

 
Washington will elect a Governor in November. If the election were today, would you vote for Rob McKenna, who prefers the Republican party? Or Jay Inslee, who prefers the Democratic party?
524 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyGovernor VoteEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalMcKenna Inslee (High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KW WAE WAMetro Se
McKenna (R)44%48%39%42%43%41%50%43%44%43%**41%52%39%45%85%8%49%85%39%86%37%6%100%0%46%47%40%36%46%46%43%49%41%
Inslee (D)49%45%53%46%51%53%44%49%49%49%**59%38%48%50%11%88%38%10%53%11%52%91%0%100%49%43%54%53%47%50%52%43%50%
Undecided7%7%8%11%6%6%6%8%6%8%**0%10%13%5%4%4%13%5%7%4%11%3%0%0%5%10%6%11%8%4%4%8%9%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%24%27%31%18%51%49%80%2%8%10%29%71%28%38%33%7%90%29%43%24%44%49%14%41%45%27%43%29%28%21%51%
 
 
Do you cast this vote enthusiastically? Or, with reservations?
486 Who Are Not UndecidedAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyGovernor VoteEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.9%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalMcKenna Inslee (High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KW WAE WAMetro Se
Enthusiastically75%73%76%69%74%79%76%72%78%74%**76%79%70%76%79%80%65%85%74%83%63%82%72%77%73%70%79%69%73%81%74%75%75%
With Reservations24%26%22%29%25%19%23%27%21%24%**24%21%28%22%20%19%34%15%25%16%35%16%27%21%25%29%20%28%27%17%24%24%24%
Not Sure1%1%2%2%1%2%0%1%1%2%**0%0%2%1%1%2%1%0%2%0%2%2%1%2%2%1%1%2%1%1%2%2%1%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Are Not Undecided100%50%50%23%27%31%19%50%50%79%2%9%9%27%73%29%39%31%7%90%30%41%25%47%53%15%39%46%27%43%30%29%21%50%
 
 
Is your opinion of Rob McKenna ... favorable? Unfavorable? Neutral? Or, do you have no opinion one way or the other?
524 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyGovernor VoteEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalMcKenna Inslee (High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KW WAE WAMetro Se
Favorable40%43%36%44%37%35%46%40%39%38%**47%51%38%40%77%13%39%73%37%76%33%9%77%9%33%41%41%35%40%44%42%44%37%
Unfavorable26%26%27%25%27%29%23%26%27%28%**21%15%20%29%5%43%24%7%28%5%23%56%1%51%24%23%30%25%28%26%25%25%28%
Neutral28%27%29%28%27%29%26%27%28%28%**29%27%38%24%17%36%29%20%29%15%38%26%20%31%35%29%25%32%27%25%27%27%28%
No Opinion6%5%8%3%9%6%5%6%6%6%**3%7%4%7%1%7%9%0%6%4%6%9%2%9%7%7%4%8%5%5%6%4%7%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%24%27%31%18%51%49%80%2%8%10%29%71%28%38%33%7%90%29%43%24%44%49%14%41%45%27%43%29%28%21%51%
 
 
Is your opinion of Jay Inslee ... favorable? Unfavorable? Neutral? Or, do you have no opinion one way or the other?
524 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyGovernor VoteEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalMcKenna Inslee (High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KW WAE WAMetro Se
Favorable41%35%46%40%43%44%33%41%40%40%**50%29%42%40%10%71%31%10%44%10%43%73%4%78%40%36%45%38%41%44%44%30%43%
Unfavorable28%35%21%26%26%30%29%26%30%26%**33%40%19%31%52%8%30%67%24%60%19%6%59%3%19%32%27%25%26%33%27%31%27%
Neutral25%24%26%25%23%23%30%24%26%27%**15%17%32%22%30%18%29%14%26%22%30%16%30%14%30%25%23%26%27%20%22%33%23%
No Opinion7%6%7%9%8%3%8%9%5%6%**2%15%6%7%8%3%10%9%6%7%8%5%7%5%11%8%5%10%7%3%7%6%7%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%24%27%31%18%51%49%80%2%8%10%29%71%28%38%33%7%90%29%43%24%44%49%14%41%45%27%43%29%28%21%51%
 
 
Who better reflects your positions on social issues? Rob McKenna, who prefers the Republican party? Or Jay Inslee, who prefers the Democratic party?
524 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyGovernor VoteEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalMcKenna Inslee (High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KW WAE WAMetro Se
McKenna (R)41%45%38%41%39%39%49%40%43%40%**47%52%34%44%86%9%41%79%38%83%31%8%88%4%38%47%38%37%43%42%43%48%38%
Inslee (D)48%47%50%44%52%52%43%48%49%49%**49%35%45%50%8%84%43%11%52%10%54%86%5%92%50%43%53%48%48%50%48%41%52%
Not Sure10%8%12%15%9%8%8%12%8%11%**3%13%20%6%6%7%17%9%10%7%14%6%7%5%12%10%10%15%9%8%8%11%11%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%24%27%31%18%51%49%80%2%8%10%29%71%28%38%33%7%90%29%43%24%44%49%14%41%45%27%43%29%28%21%51%
 
 
Who is stronger on the environment?
524 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyGovernor VoteEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalMcKenna Inslee (High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KW WAE WAMetro Se
McKenna (R)24%28%21%26%17%27%29%21%28%24%**25%28%19%27%46%7%27%51%22%48%19%5%52%3%24%24%25%24%22%29%24%32%22%
Inslee (D)49%48%49%48%53%50%41%50%47%48%**62%35%50%48%22%74%43%19%52%21%49%81%15%83%43%42%56%42%50%53%52%41%50%
Not Sure27%23%31%27%30%24%29%28%26%28%**14%38%31%25%32%19%30%30%26%30%32%14%33%14%33%34%19%35%28%18%24%28%28%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%24%27%31%18%51%49%80%2%8%10%29%71%28%38%33%7%90%29%43%24%44%49%14%41%45%27%43%29%28%21%51%
 
 
Which candidate do you believe would be better at improving our state economy?
524 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyGovernor VoteEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalMcKenna Inslee (High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KW WAE WAMetro Se
McKenna (R)44%50%39%43%45%41%49%44%44%43%**46%56%42%45%82%12%50%90%40%82%39%10%92%5%44%46%42%38%44%50%41%49%44%
Inslee (D)40%37%43%41%40%43%35%41%40%39%**54%31%40%41%8%73%30%8%43%9%42%75%2%80%43%36%43%42%38%42%44%33%41%
Not Sure16%13%18%16%14%16%15%15%16%18%**0%13%18%14%10%15%20%2%16%9%19%16%6%15%13%18%14%20%18%8%15%18%15%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%24%27%31%18%51%49%80%2%8%10%29%71%28%38%33%7%90%29%43%24%44%49%14%41%45%27%43%29%28%21%51%
 
 
Who is stronger on education?
524 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyGovernor VoteEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalMcKenna Inslee (High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KW WAE WAMetro Se
McKenna (R)39%44%34%40%32%39%48%36%42%37%**37%59%36%40%71%12%43%76%35%73%32%11%77%9%43%41%36%34%42%39%36%41%40%
Inslee (D)38%36%41%37%42%39%33%40%37%38%**42%27%36%39%11%67%30%7%42%9%43%66%3%73%32%34%44%36%35%46%42%28%40%
Not Sure23%20%25%23%25%22%20%24%21%24%**21%14%29%20%18%21%27%17%23%18%24%23%20%18%25%25%20%30%22%16%21%31%20%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%24%27%31%18%51%49%80%2%8%10%29%71%28%38%33%7%90%29%43%24%44%49%14%41%45%27%43%29%28%21%51%
 
 
Which candidate do you think would bring more change to Olympia?
524 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyGovernor VoteEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalMcKenna Inslee (High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KW WAE WAMetro Se
McKenna (R)46%51%41%43%45%46%52%44%48%46%**44%58%39%49%79%17%52%88%42%83%41%13%89%12%48%48%44%38%47%52%48%51%44%
Inslee (D)34%32%35%40%32%34%26%36%31%32%**46%32%39%31%7%60%26%8%36%7%35%61%2%65%37%32%33%38%34%29%36%30%33%
Not Sure20%17%24%16%23%20%22%20%21%23%**11%10%22%19%13%24%22%4%22%10%24%26%9%23%15%20%22%24%19%19%16%19%23%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%24%27%31%18%51%49%80%2%8%10%29%71%28%38%33%7%90%29%43%24%44%49%14%41%45%27%43%29%28%21%51%
 
 
Which candidate do you think is smarter?
524 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyGovernor VoteEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalMcKenna Inslee (High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KW WAE WAMetro Se
McKenna (R)34%39%29%37%32%33%37%35%34%32%**34%53%31%36%69%8%35%82%30%68%27%8%70%6%38%36%32%28%36%39%31%37%35%
Inslee (D)31%30%32%37%32%29%26%34%28%29%**49%24%33%30%7%56%24%8%34%7%30%61%1%61%36%26%34%32%34%27%32%25%33%
Not Sure35%30%39%26%36%38%37%31%38%38%**17%23%36%34%24%35%41%10%36%25%42%31%29%33%26%38%34%41%31%34%37%38%32%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%24%27%31%18%51%49%80%2%8%10%29%71%28%38%33%7%90%29%43%24%44%49%14%41%45%27%43%29%28%21%51%
 
 
Which candidate do you think is more likeable personally?
524 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyGovernor VoteEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalMcKenna Inslee (High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KW WAE WAMetro Se
McKenna (R)30%35%25%31%31%30%31%31%30%29%**30%46%26%32%60%8%32%77%26%60%23%8%64%4%30%32%29%26%32%32%28%34%30%
Inslee (D)43%41%46%42%47%46%36%45%42%43%**49%32%52%40%15%74%34%16%47%17%47%69%9%76%45%40%46%43%45%43%43%32%49%
Not Sure26%24%29%27%22%25%33%24%28%28%**21%21%22%28%25%18%34%7%27%23%31%22%27%19%25%28%25%31%23%24%29%34%21%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%24%27%31%18%51%49%80%2%8%10%29%71%28%38%33%7%90%29%43%24%44%49%14%41%45%27%43%29%28%21%51%
 
 
In general, do you think the state of Washington is headed in the right direction? Or the wrong direction?
524 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyGovernor VoteEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalMcKenna Inslee (High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KW WAE WAMetro Se
The Right Direction44%40%48%52%40%45%38%45%42%43%**52%40%50%41%18%70%38%29%46%16%50%68%16%68%44%40%48%43%45%43%43%39%46%
The Wrong Direction44%49%40%36%47%46%48%42%47%44%**47%46%37%47%77%17%48%70%42%78%36%18%76%18%43%50%41%45%43%47%46%50%41%
Not Sure12%11%12%12%13%9%14%12%11%13%**1%14%13%11%6%13%14%1%13%6%14%15%8%14%14%11%12%12%12%10%11%11%12%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%24%27%31%18%51%49%80%2%8%10%29%71%28%38%33%7%90%29%43%24%44%49%14%41%45%27%43%29%28%21%51%
 
 
A new law passed by the legislature would allow same-sex couples to marry in Washington state. Should this law be approved? Or rejected?
524 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyGovernor VoteEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.3%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalMcKenna Inslee (High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KW WAE WAMetro Se
Approved56%47%65%67%60%52%43%63%49%57%**53%55%66%52%25%81%55%24%60%20%64%87%31%79%51%52%61%50%58%60%54%48%60%
Rejected38%47%29%29%34%40%53%31%45%37%**45%39%28%42%70%15%35%73%35%76%27%10%62%17%46%41%33%44%35%36%41%47%32%
Not Sure6%6%6%4%6%8%4%5%6%6%**3%6%7%6%5%3%10%3%6%4%9%3%7%4%4%6%6%6%7%4%4%5%7%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%24%27%31%18%51%49%80%2%8%10%29%71%28%38%33%7%90%29%43%24%44%49%14%41%45%27%43%29%28%21%51%
 
 
A state initiative would authorize up to 40 publicly-funded charter schools. The schools would be open to all students and operated through approved, non-religious, nonprofit organizations with government oversight. Should the measure be enacted into law?
524 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyGovernor VoteEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalMcKenna Inslee (High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KW WAE WAMetro Se
Yes52%52%52%62%52%49%45%57%47%50%**79%50%60%49%61%43%57%69%51%62%53%42%66%42%51%55%50%46%55%54%51%50%54%
No26%25%26%18%24%29%32%21%30%27%**14%24%15%30%21%32%20%15%27%19%25%36%17%34%23%24%29%25%25%28%27%31%23%
Not Sure22%22%22%19%24%22%23%22%22%23%**7%26%25%21%18%24%24%16%22%19%21%22%17%24%27%21%21%29%20%19%22%19%23%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%24%27%31%18%51%49%80%2%8%10%29%71%28%38%33%7%90%29%43%24%44%49%14%41%45%27%43%29%28%21%51%
 
 
A state initiative would re-state existing law that requires either two-thirds of the legislature to approve a tax increase or approval by voters. The measure also would require any new fee or increase in fees would require a majority vote of the legislature. Should the measure be enacted into law?
524 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyGovernor VoteEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.3%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalMcKenna Inslee (High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KW WAE WAMetro Se
Yes58%66%51%59%62%60%50%60%56%58%**72%54%57%59%67%47%63%75%56%68%57%47%70%49%61%62%54%54%62%56%62%61%56%
No21%20%21%15%23%21%25%19%22%21%**10%23%22%20%16%31%15%13%22%15%21%30%13%29%15%17%26%19%22%22%22%14%23%
Not Sure21%13%28%26%15%20%25%20%22%21%**18%24%20%21%17%22%23%12%21%17%22%23%17%21%24%21%20%27%16%23%16%25%22%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%24%27%31%18%51%49%80%2%8%10%29%71%28%38%33%7%90%29%43%24%44%49%14%41%45%27%43%29%28%21%51%
 
 
A state initiative would license and regulate marijuana production, distribution and possession for people 21 and over. It would remove state criminal and civil penalties for limited possession of marijuana, impose an excise tax on marijuana sales and earmark some revenue for substance abuse prevention, research and education. Should the measure be enacted into law?
524 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyGovernor VoteEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.3%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalMcKenna Inslee (High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KW WAE WAMetro Se
Yes57%58%57%58%61%61%45%59%55%60%**47%42%59%57%35%70%62%54%58%33%63%76%43%69%46%57%61%56%57%59%59%63%54%
No34%34%34%35%30%30%45%32%36%30%**46%48%32%35%56%22%28%42%33%60%27%17%49%20%41%35%30%36%34%32%35%32%34%
Not Sure9%8%10%7%10%8%10%9%9%9%**8%9%9%9%9%8%10%3%9%7%11%7%8%10%13%7%9%8%10%9%7%5%12%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%24%27%31%18%51%49%80%2%8%10%29%71%28%38%33%7%90%29%43%24%44%49%14%41%45%27%43%29%28%21%51%
 
 
In November, Washington state will elect a U.S. Senator. If the vote for Senate were today, and the two candidates were ... Michael Baumgartner, who prefers the Republican party, and Maria Cantwell, who prefers the Democratic party, who would get your vote?
524 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyGovernor VoteEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalMcKenna Inslee (High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KW WAE WAMetro Se
Baumgartner (R)38%43%33%41%34%37%41%37%39%37%**41%42%35%39%85%6%34%70%35%80%27%6%76%7%37%43%33%37%38%38%39%45%34%
Cantwell (D)54%50%58%44%57%59%54%51%57%55%**53%41%54%54%12%90%51%23%58%13%61%92%16%89%51%51%58%56%53%53%56%47%56%
Undecided8%7%9%15%9%4%5%12%4%7%**5%16%11%7%3%4%15%7%8%7%12%2%8%4%13%6%9%7%9%8%5%8%10%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%24%27%31%18%51%49%80%2%8%10%29%71%28%38%33%7%90%29%43%24%44%49%14%41%45%27%43%29%28%21%51%
 
 
In November, Washington state will elect a new attorney general. If the vote for Attorney General were today, and the two candidates were ... Reagan Dunn, who prefers the Republican party, and Bob Ferguson, who prefers the Democratic party, who would get your vote?
524 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyGovernor VoteEducationIncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian/OtCell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalMcKenna Inslee (High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KW WAE WAMetro Se
Dunn (R)33%38%29%32%31%31%41%31%35%32%**41%40%25%36%77%5%29%78%29%77%22%3%69%4%35%35%32%27%33%37%33%40%30%
Ferguson (D)42%41%44%38%41%47%42%39%45%42%**42%35%41%43%8%79%31%9%46%7%46%80%7%77%41%39%46%43%41%45%44%35%44%
Undecided24%22%27%30%28%21%17%29%20%26%**17%24%34%21%14%17%40%13%25%17%33%17%24%19%24%26%23%30%26%18%23%24%25%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%24%27%31%18%51%49%80%2%8%10%29%71%28%38%33%7%90%29%43%24%44%49%14%41%45%27%43%29%28%21%51%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.