Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #6468
 
Analysis: 12 hours until polls open in the Detroit Mayoral Primary, Freman Hendrix and incumbent mayor Kwame Kilpatrick advance to a General Election on November 8th, according to a SurveyUSA poll of 599 likely City of Detroit voters, conducted exclusively for WDIV-TV. Hendrix gets 42% today. Kilpatrick gets 32%. Sharon McPhail finishes 3rd with 13%. Hansen Clarke gets 8%. 2% would vote for some other candidate. 3% are undecided. Top 2 finishers face-off in November. Since an identical SurveyUSA WDIV-TV poll 6 days ago, Hendrix has gained 1 point, Kilpatrick has lost 1 point, and McPhail has gained 2 points. Kilpatrick leads among 18-34 year old voters. Hendrix leads among all other demographic subgroups. Only 45% of those who voted for Kilpatrick in the November 2001 General Election still support him.
 
Filtering: 1,600 City of Detroit adults were interviewed 7/29/05 - 7/31/05. Of them, 1,481 were registered voters. Of them, 599 were judged to be "likely" voters. Crosstabs reflect "likely" voters.
 
1Voters in Detroit will vote for Mayor in a Primary on August 2nd. If the primary for Mayor of Detroit were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Hansen Clarke? Freman Hendrix? Kwame Kilpatrick? Sharon McPhail? Or some other candidate?
599 Likely VotersAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationChurchVoted For Detroit Mayor 2001
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.1%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+HispanicBlackWhiteOtherRepublicDemocratIndependNot SureConservaModerateLiberalNot SureGrad SchCollege Some ColNo ColleNeverOccasionRegularlHillKilpatriDid Not Do Not R
Clarke8%8%7%6%8%8%7%**7%9%**4%6%18%**4%9%8%6%11%5%8%7%8%8%7%9%6%5%12%
Hendrix42%43%41%37%40%46%49%**40%56%**57%42%38%**44%43%40%34%45%52%37%42%44%40%43%55%35%39%42%
Kilpatrick32%30%34%44%29%25%29%**35%16%**26%35%22%**32%30%33%45%26%29%36%33%29%32%33%11%45%40%20%
McPhail13%16%11%9%19%15%8%**13%15%**10%13%15%**17%13%14%8%16%11%12%14%17%15%11%19%10%10%19%
Other2%1%3%1%2%2%4%**2%4%**2%2%5%**1%3%2%1%0%2%4%1%1%2%3%4%1%1%4%
Undecided3%2%3%2%2%4%3%**3%1%**1%2%3%**2%2%2%6%2%0%3%3%1%2%4%2%2%4%4%
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%
Composition of Likely Voters100%44%56%29%32%24%15%1%83%12%4%6%77%16%1%18%46%28%8%15%14%36%36%13%43%44%26%48%15%12%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.