Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #14048
Daniels Has Edge in Indiana Governor Race: Incumbent Republican Governor Mitch Daniels leads Democratic challenger Jill Long Thompson by 5 points, according to this latest SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for WHAS-TV Louisville and WCPO-TV Cincinnati. Today, it's Daniels and Lt. Governor Becky Skillman 50%, Long Thompson and running mate Dennie Oxley 45%. Among men, Daniels leads by 8 points; among women, Daniels leads by 3. 15% of Republicans cross over to vote for the Democratic ticket; 22% of Democrats cross over to vote for the Republican ticket. Independents favor Daniels by 3 points. Daniels, elected in 2004, is running for his second term as governor.
Filtering: SurveyUSA interviewed 900 Indiana adults 06/21/08 through 06/23/08. Of the adults, 772 identified themselves as registered voters. Of them, 627 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely to vote in the general election on 11/04/08.
Indiana voters will also elect a Governor. If the election for Governor were today, would you vote for the...(choices rotated) The Republican ticket of Mitch Daniels and Becky Skillman? Or, The Democratic ticket of Jill Long Thompson and Dennie Oxley?
627 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+AgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyCollege GradAttend Religious ServiceAbortionChange Your MindTop Issue For Next PresidentIncomeRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+< Obama> McCain> In BetWhiteBlackRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNoRegularlOccasionAlmost NPro-lifePro-choiCould ChMind MadEconomyEnvironmHealth CIraqTerrorisSocial SEducatioImmigrat< $50K> $50KN INCentral IndianapS IN
Daniels / Skillman (R)50%52%49%43%56%45%56%51%50%51%58%48%53%30%82%22%48%78%42%24%55%48%58%49%37%65%36%50%52%45%**39%47%87%****76%45%55%39%54%63%53%
Long Thompson / Oxley (D)45%44%46%54%39%49%41%44%45%45%39%47%43%61%15%74%45%17%54%70%40%48%38%47%56%32%59%41%45%50%**61%49%11%****22%51%41%55%42%34%42%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%19%34%27%20%53%47%45%13%43%90%7%36%38%19%30%37%12%41%59%52%26%22%51%46%25%73%52%2%8%10%10%3%2%7%45%55%35%18%22%25%
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.