Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #19552
In San Diego Mayor Election, Movement Among Males and Seniors to Filner, Who Now Has Slight Advantage over DeMaio:

In an election for San Diego mayor today, 08/24/12, 6 weeks until early voting begins, Congressman Bob Filner edges City Council Member Carl DeMaio 47% to 41%, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted for KGTV-TV, 10News.

Compared to a SurveyUSA poll 2 months ago, Filner is up 1 point; DeMaio is down 2. Filner had led by 3, now leads by 6.

* DeMaio had led by 7 among men, now trails by 3, a 10-point swing toward Filner.
* DeMaio had led by 15 among seniors, now leads by 5, a 10-point swing toward Filner.
* There is offsetting movement among Hispanics, where DeMaio had trailed by 17, and now trails by 2.

While the race for mayor is non-partisan, DeMaio, a Republican, leads by 30 points among Republicans. Filner, a Democrat, leads by 36 points among Democrats.

Cell phone respondents and home phone respondents included in this survey: SurveyUSA interviewed 850 San Diego adults 08/20/12 through 08/23/12. Of the adults, 725 were registered to vote. Of the registered, 553 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely to vote in the 11/06/12 general election. Incumbent Mayor Jerry Sanders is term-limited. This survey was conducted using blended sample, mixed-mode. Respondents reachable on a home telephone (78% of adults, 81% of likely voters) were interviewed on their home telephone in the recorded voice of a professional announcer. Respondents not reachable on a home telephone (22% of adults, 19% of likely voters) were shown a questionnaire on their smartphone or other electronic device

If the election for San Diego mayor were today, who would you vote for?(candidate names rotated) Carl DeMaio? Or Bob Filner?
553 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceCell Phone / LanParty AffiliationTea Party MemberIdeologyVote in PrimaryEducationIncome
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Cell PhoLandlineRepublicDemocratIndependYesNoConservaModerateLiberalCarl DeMBonnie DBob FilnNathan FDid Not High SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80K
Carl DeMaio41%43%38%29%40%42%51%36%46%45%9%43%34%29%43%60%24%40%53%38%67%39%21%86%28%2%43%45%50%42%38%34%40%42%
Bob Filner47%46%48%50%45%47%46%47%47%43%85%45%53%42%48%30%65%41%38%49%25%48%67%8%51%96%46%24%48%50%46%51%51%44%
Composition of Adults100%52%48%22%30%25%22%53%47%59%6%21%14%19%81%34%42%24%11%87%25%45%26%25%13%25%23%10%8%27%65%22%35%42%