Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #6803
 
Analysis: In an election for Mayor of Detroit today, 9/13/05, 8 weeks to the 11/8/05 vote, challenger Freman Hendrix ousts incumbent Kwame Kilpatrick, 55% to 40%, according to a SurveyUSA poll of 499 likely city of Detroit voters, conducted exclusively for WDIV-TV, Channel 4. 6% are undecided. Compared to an identical SurveyUSA WDIV-TV poll 5 weeks ago, Hendrix has gained a statistically insignificant 1 point and Kilpatrick is unchanged. In last month's 8/2/05 Primary, Hendrix defeated Kilpatrick by 10 points. Today, Hendrix leads by 75 points among Detroit's few white voters. Hendrix leads by 4 points among the city's black voters. Kilpatrick ties Hendrix among liberal voters, but loses all gender and age groups.
 
Filtering: 1,200 City of Detroit adults were interviewed 9/10/05 - 9/12/05. Of them, 1,112 were registered voters. Of them, 499 were judged to be "likely" voters. Crosstabs reflect "likely" voters.
 
Detroit will elect a Mayor on November 8th. If the election for Mayor of Detroit were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Freman Hendrix? Or Kwame Kilpatrick?
499 Likely VotersAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationVoted For Detroit Mayor PrimaryChurch
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+BlackWhiteHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNot SureGrad SchCollege Some ColNo ColleHendrixKilpatriSomeone Did Not NeverOccasionRegularl
Hendrix55%54%55%50%58%54%58%49%85%****64%53%58%65%55%48%48%65%60%48%54%92%5%50%54%56%52%56%
Kilpatrick40%41%38%46%37%38%33%45%10%****32%42%32%28%39%48%44%30%35%44%42%5%92%33%40%42%43%36%
Undecided6%5%7%4%5%9%9%6%4%****4%5%9%7%7%3%8%5%5%8%4%3%3%17%6%1%5%8%
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%
Composition of Likely Voters100%46%54%32%33%20%14%79%13%4%4%6%76%18%21%44%25%11%14%16%34%35%34%24%12%28%16%40%44%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.