Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #17048
 
Men, Independents, Move to Republican Challenger in Oregon Governor's Race, Complicating Kitzhaber's Bid for Re-Election: In an election for Oregon governor today, 09/15/10, Republican Chris Dudley edges Democrat John Kitzhaber, according to this latest SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for KATU-TV in Portland.

Today, the former Portland Trailblazer Dudley has 49%, former Governor Kitzhaber has 43%. Compared to a SurveyUSA poll 7 weeks ago, Dudley is up 3 points; Kitzhaber is down 1. Dudley has traction among men, where he now leads by 19 points, and among Independents, where he now leads by 33. Kitzhaber has re-gained some ground among women and may be cutting into Dudley's advantage among the oldest voters. In 3 SurveyUSA polls, Kitzhaber has never led, has not polled above 44%. Dudley has never trailed, has not polled below 46%.

In an election today for United States Senator from Oregon, Incumbent Democrat Ron Wyden defeats Republican law school professor Jim Huffman, 54% to 38%, and is re-elected to a 3rd full term.

 
Filtering: SurveyUSA interviewed 800 Oregon adults 09/12/10 through 09/14/10. Of them, 712 were registered to vote. Of the registered voters, 562 were identified by SurveyUSA as being likely to vote in the November general election. Incumbent Democratic Governor Ted Kulongoski is constitutionally term limited to two consecutive terms. The election is 100% by mail; ballots will be mailed in October.
 
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If you were filling out your ballot in for Oregon Governor today, who would you vote for? Republican Chris Dudley? Democrat John Kitzhaber? Constitution Party candidate Greg Kord? Or Libertarian Wes Wagner?
562 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyTea Party MovementCollege GradAttend Religious ServiceAbortionOwn a Gun?IncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.2%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsianRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalFavorablUnfavoraNeutralNo OpiniYesNoRegularlOccasionAlmost NPro-lifePro-choiYesNo< $50K> $50KPortlandRest of
Dudley (R)49%57%42%47%48%51%50%48%51%51%******82%20%61%83%43%3%87%11%61%34%44%54%61%51%36%75%29%58%38%49%49%46%56%
Kitzhaber (D)43%38%48%42%46%42%42%44%42%43%******10%76%28%8%51%91%5%84%31%53%46%41%34%36%58%17%65%36%57%44%45%46%38%
Kord (C)3%2%3%8%1%2%2%4%2%2%******5%1%4%6%1%1%6%1%1%1%4%2%1%8%1%6%1%2%0%2%3%3%2%
Wagner (L)2%2%2%3%2%2%1%2%1%1%******1%0%6%1%2%3%1%1%1%6%3%1%1%1%3%0%2%1%2%2%2%2%2%
Undecided3%1%5%0%3%3%6%2%4%3%******2%4%2%2%3%2%1%2%5%6%3%3%3%4%2%2%3%3%3%4%2%3%3%
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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%50%50%17%30%30%23%47%53%90%1%5%5%32%44%23%37%39%21%34%36%17%13%51%49%36%25%39%42%56%53%40%39%61%64%36%
 
 
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Oregon voters will also elect a United States Senator. If you were filling out your ballot in for United States Senator today, who would you vote for? Republican Jim Huffman? Democrat Ron Wyden? Working Families Party candidate Bruce Cronk? Libertarian Marc Delphine? Or Progressive Party candidate Rick Staggenborg?
562 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyTea Party MovementCollege GradAttend Religious ServiceAbortionOwn a Gun?IncomeRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.2%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsianRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalFavorablUnfavoraNeutralNo OpiniYesNoRegularlOccasionAlmost NPro-lifePro-choiYesNo< $50K> $50KPortlandRest of
Huffman (R)38%44%33%46%36%40%33%40%37%38%******74%11%42%75%25%3%80%2%43%18%38%37%50%43%23%68%17%43%28%34%41%36%43%
Wyden (D)54%50%58%43%56%54%61%51%57%54%******22%85%41%17%67%95%11%96%45%69%56%53%44%44%71%24%77%49%65%56%54%57%48%
Cronk (WF)3%4%3%8%3%3%1%5%2%4%******1%1%11%3%4%1%4%0%7%6%1%5%2%8%2%5%3%4%3%6%1%2%5%
Delphine (L)1%1%1%0%1%1%0%1%1%1%******1%0%2%1%1%0%1%0%1%1%1%1%1%0%1%0%1%0%1%1%0%1%0%
Staggenborg (P)0%0%0%0%0%0%1%0%0%0%******0%0%1%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%
Undecided3%2%5%3%4%3%4%4%3%3%******3%3%4%4%3%1%4%1%4%6%3%4%3%5%3%4%3%3%3%4%2%4%2%
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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%50%50%17%30%30%23%47%53%90%1%5%5%32%44%23%37%39%21%34%36%17%13%51%49%36%25%39%42%56%53%40%39%61%64%36%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.