Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #13589
 
MN Women Take a Second Look at Coleman; GOP Incumbent Now Back on Top of Franken: Republican Incumbent Norm Coleman defeats any of his 3 remaining DFL challengers in an election for U.S. Senator from Minnesota today, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for KSTP-TV Minneapolis. Today, it's Coleman 51%, comedian Al Franken 41%. When the DFL candidate is either Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer or Darryl Stanton, Coleman wins 2:1. Back to Franken: Compared to an identical SurveyUSA tracking poll released one month ago, Coleman is up 4, Franken is down 5. All of that movement is with women. A month ago, Coleman trailed Franken by 12 among women. Today he leads by 5, a 17-point swing. Coleman holds 92% of his Republican base. Franken holds 75% of his Democratic base, but loses 18%, who cross-over. Independents break 6:5 for Coleman. For the past 3 months, Coleman and Franken had been tied in the Twin-Cities. Today, Coleman pulls ahead by 14 points. 700 state of Minnesota adults were interviewed 03/12/08. Of them, 644 were registered to vote.
 
Minnesota will elect a United States Senator in November 2008. If the election for United States Senator were today, and the only two candidates on the ballot were Republican Norm Coleman and DFL candidate Al Franken, who would you vote for?
644 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Party AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.9%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalTwin CitSouth MNWest MNNortheas
Coleman (R)51%54%49%53%54%46%47%54%47%92%18%48%85%44%9%54%53%42%49%
Franken (DFL)41%39%44%35%38%48%49%37%49%4%75%42%12%49%80%40%41%45%46%
Undecided7%7%8%12%7%5%4%9%4%4%7%9%3%7%11%7%5%14%6%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%50%50%26%35%22%17%61%39%28%36%25%28%42%15%57%13%15%15%
 
 
What if the only two candidates on the ballot for United States Senator were Republican Norm Coleman and DFL candidate Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer?
644 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Party AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.9%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalTwin CitSouth MNWest MNNortheas
Coleman (R)57%59%55%61%60%54%49%61%52%92%24%59%87%53%16%59%55%53%56%
Nelson-Pallmeyer (DFL)28%28%28%25%23%33%35%24%34%3%58%23%9%31%58%29%30%19%33%
Undecided15%13%17%14%16%13%15%15%14%5%18%18%5%16%25%12%16%27%11%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%50%50%26%35%22%17%61%39%28%36%25%28%42%15%57%13%15%15%
 
 
What if the only two candidates on the ballot for United States Senator were Republican Norm Coleman and DFL candidate Darryl Stanton?
644 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Party AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.9%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalTwin CitSouth MNWest MNNortheas
Coleman (R)57%60%53%60%61%51%50%60%51%94%23%59%85%53%18%60%54%52%52%
Stanton (DFL)27%26%29%25%24%33%30%25%32%2%57%20%11%30%51%27%29%19%37%
Undecided16%14%18%15%15%15%20%15%17%4%20%21%4%18%31%13%17%29%11%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%50%50%26%35%22%17%61%39%28%36%25%28%42%15%57%13%15%15%