Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #5771
In a Democratic Primary for Mayor of New York City today, 16 weeks to the vote, Fernando Ferrer leads C. Virginia Fields, according to SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for WABC-TV. Ferrer gets 30% of Democratic Primary votes today, Fields 23%. Gifford Miller is 3rd with 12% and Anthony Weiner is 4th with 10%. 26% of likely Democratic Primary voters are undecided, or choose another candidate. If no candidate gets over 40% in the 9/13/05 election, top 2 will have runoff on 9/27. Ferrer gets 66% of the Hispanic vote, 23% of the Black vote, 21% of the White vote. Fields gets 40% of the Black vote, 12% of the White vote, 7% of the Hispanic vote. Survey assumes that 18% of primary voters are Hispanic, 35% are Black. The larger the Hispanic turnout, the better for Ferrer. The larger the Black turnout, the better for Fields. Ferrer is supported disproportionately by young voters and by those who call themselves Conservatives. Fields does best among those who call themselves Moderates. *** Filtering: 5,000 New York City adults were interviewed 5/21/05 - 5/25/05. Of them, 4,082 were registered to vote. Of them, 2,537 were registered Democrats. Of them, 683 were identified as likely Democratic Primary voters. Graphs and crosstabs reflect likely Democratic Primary voters.
1Democrats in New York City will vote for Mayor in a primary on September 13th. If the Democratic primary for Mayor of New York City were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Fernando Ferrer? C. Virginia Fields? Gifford Miller? Anthony Weiner? Or some other candidate?
683 Likely Democrat Primary VotersAllGenderAgeRaceEducationIdeology
Credibility Interval: ± 3.8 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherGrad SchCollege Some ColNo ColleConservaModerateLiberalNot Sure
Composition of Likely Democrat Primary Voters100%42%58%19%32%30%19%37%35%18%9%32%22%25%21%16%41%38%5%
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.