Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #12456
 
Cleveland Gives Mayor Jackson a 'C' Overall, 'C Minus' on Crime, 'C Minus' on the Economy: 49% of Registered voters in the city of Cleveland disapprove of the job Mayor Frank Jackson is doing, according to this SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for WOIO-TV CBS Channel 19. Voters give Jackson a 2.0 Grade-Point-Average (which is a "C" grade) on his overall job performance. Voters give Jackson a C minus grade on his handling of crime, and a C minus grade on his handling of the economy. 28% of Cleveland voters say they would not vote for Jackson for re-election no matter who else is on the ballot, including 37% of white voters. Jackson gets a D+ from whites on his handling of crime and the economy. Jackson consistently scores better with older voters, East-Side voters, and African American voters. Filtering: 525 city of Cleveland adults were interviewed by SurveyUSA 08/02/07 through 08/05/07. Of them, 458 were registered to vote and were included in this survey.
 
1Do you approve or disapprove of the job Frank Jackson is doing as Mayor?
458 Registered VotersAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.7%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalEast SidWest Sid
Approve43%42%43%37%44%47%28%53%68%**45%46%30%47%42%43%45%38%
Disapprove49%53%46%53%49%45%62%38%32%**50%47%58%48%50%48%47%53%
Not Sure8%5%11%11%7%7%9%9%0%**5%7%12%5%8%9%8%9%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%47%53%33%38%29%42%50%5%3%15%64%18%16%31%19%61%39%
 
 
2What grade would you give Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson? An A, B, C, D, or an F?
458 Registered VotersAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.7%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalEast SidWest Sid
A13%16%9%12%11%15%5%19%13%**20%13%5%25%13%8%15%9%
B22%19%26%18%22%28%17%27%34%**22%24%18%20%23%22%25%18%
C30%26%33%36%27%27%33%28%21%**22%33%29%19%31%38%28%34%
D18%19%17%15%22%16%24%12%27%**15%15%29%17%19%19%16%21%
F16%18%13%18%16%11%19%13%5%**18%15%16%17%14%12%15%16%
Not Sure2%2%1%1%2%2%2%1%0%**2%1%2%2%1%2%1%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%47%53%33%38%29%42%50%5%3%15%64%18%16%31%19%61%39%
G.P.A.2.02.12.01.92.02.31.72.32.21.52.22.11.72.32.12.02.11.9
 
 
3If there were an election for mayor of Cleveland today, which statement describes you: One: I would vote FOR Jackson no matter who else was on the ballot. Two: I would vote AGAINST Jackson no matter who else was on the ballot. Three: I might or might not vote for Jackson, depending on who else is on the ballot.
458 Registered VotersAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.7%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalEast SidWest Sid
Vote FOR Jackson18%19%17%17%16%24%9%27%13%**21%20%9%32%18%11%23%12%
Vote AGAINST Jackson28%32%24%28%31%23%37%20%15%**31%26%32%29%26%30%27%29%
Might Or Might Not Vote For Jackson53%47%58%55%51%52%53%51%72%**48%53%58%39%54%58%49%59%
Not Sure1%1%2%1%2%1%1%2%0%**0%1%1%0%2%1%1%1%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%47%53%33%38%29%42%50%5%3%15%64%18%16%31%19%61%39%
 
 
4What grade would you give Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson for his handling of crime?
458 Registered VotersAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.7%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalEast SidWest Sid
A12%15%10%13%11%14%7%17%7%**18%12%8%21%13%5%15%8%
B18%15%21%14%19%22%16%22%0%**19%20%10%16%20%21%20%16%
C23%20%25%18%26%23%24%21%31%**15%24%24%17%20%28%20%26%
D21%22%20%26%20%17%24%18%18%**21%19%27%17%24%21%21%22%
F22%25%19%23%22%19%26%17%23%**21%20%29%27%20%19%19%25%
Not Sure4%2%5%6%2%5%2%5%20%**6%4%2%3%3%6%4%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%47%53%33%38%29%42%50%5%3%15%64%18%16%31%19%61%39%
G.P.A.1.91.82.01.91.82.11.62.22.31.52.22.01.52.01.92.02.11.7
 
 
5What grade would you give Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson for his handling of the economy?
458 Registered VotersAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.7%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalEast SidWest Sid
A11%15%8%12%7%16%6%16%13%**14%11%7%22%12%4%14%6%
B16%12%19%15%13%20%14%18%8%**16%15%19%12%17%17%16%14%
C31%28%33%32%34%25%27%33%42%**29%33%28%24%32%27%30%33%
D20%20%21%19%21%22%25%17%17%**22%19%22%20%19%28%19%23%
F20%22%18%21%24%13%25%15%20%**17%20%21%19%20%21%19%22%
Not Sure2%2%2%2%1%4%2%2%0%**2%2%2%3%1%2%2%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%47%53%33%38%29%42%50%5%3%15%64%18%16%31%19%61%39%
G.P.A.1.91.91.81.81.62.21.62.11.82.02.01.91.82.11.91.62.01.7
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.