Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #9824
Analysis: In an election today, 7/26/06, in Virginia's 5th Congressional District, incumbent Republican Virgil Goode defeats Democratic challenger Al Weed, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for WDBJ-TV Roanoke. Goode gets 59% of the vote today. Weed gets 35%. 6% are undecided. Goode wins 93% of Republican votes. Weed wins 82% of Democrat votes. Independents back Goode 5:4. Goode wins 67% of white voters. Weed wins 66% of African-American voters. Those who have attended graduate school support Weed 3:2. All other levels of education strongly support Goode. President George W. Bush's approval rating among likely voters in Virginia's 5th Congressional District is 43%. 95% of those who approve of Bush support Goode; of those who disapprove of Bush, only 26% support Goode. The election is on 11/7/06.
Filtering: 1,000 adults from Virginia's 5th Congressional District were interviewed 7/23/06 - 7/25/06. Of them, 838 were registered to vote. Of them, 417 were judged to be "likely voters". Crosstabs reflect Likely Voters.
If the election were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Republican Virgil Goode? Democrat Al Weed? Or some other candidate?
417 Likely VotersAllGenderAgeRacePartyIdeologyEducationIncomeBush Job Approva
Credibility Interval: ± 4.8 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNo ColleSome ColCollege Grad Sch< $40K$40K - $> $80KApproveDisappro
Goode (R)59%62%56%59%53%62%62%67%27%****93%12%52%89%36%25%60%70%58%38%55%64%54%95%26%
Weed (D)35%34%37%38%41%30%34%27%66%****4%82%42%7%58%69%30%26%41%55%38%34%38%3%66%
Composition of Likely Voters100%48%52%17%27%28%28%77%19%1%2%45%29%23%44%34%11%19%43%16%23%33%45%17%43%52%
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.