Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #7451

Geography Surveyed: City of San Diego, CA
Data Collected: 11/04/2005 - 11/06/2005
Release Date: 11/07/2005 12:25 PM ET
Sponsor: KGTV-TV San Diego

Sanders edges Frye for San Diego Mayor: 12 hours until polls open in San Diego, Jerry Sanders narrowly defeats Donna Frye for Mayor, according to a SurveyUSA poll of 627 likely city of San Diego voters, conducted exclusively for KGTV-TV. Today, 11/7/05, Sanders gets 52% of the vote, up 2 points from an identical SurveyUSA poll 1 week ago. Frye today gets 47%, down 1 point. Among voters age 35-49, Sanders has gone from a 4-point deficit to a 12-point lead in the last week. In a special election 7/26/05, Frye got 43%, to 27% for Sanders and 24% for Steve Francis, who endorsed Sanders after finishing 3rd. 84% of Francis's voters now choose Sanders. Sanders leads 5:1 among conservatives, 6:1 among Republicans. Frye leads 6:1 among liberals, 3:1 among Democrats. Dick Murphy, who narrowly defeated Frye's write-in candidacy last November, resigned as Mayor effective 7/15/05.

Filtering: 1,500 city of San Diego adults were interviewed 11/4/05 - 11/6/05. Of them, 1,233 were registered voters. Of them, 627 were judged to be "likely" voters. Crosstabs reflect "likely" voters.

  Asked of 627 Likely Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4 percentage points.

San Diego will elect a Mayor on Tuesday. If the election for Mayor of San Diego were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Donna Frye? Or Jerry Sanders?

47% Frye
52% Sanders
1% Undecided

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