Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #9827

Geography Surveyed: Illinois
Data Collected: 07/22/2006 - 07/24/2006
Release Date: 07/25/2006 10:55 AM ET
Sponsor: KSDK-TV St. Louis

Analysis: In an election for Governor of Illinois today, 7/25/06, incumbent Democratic Rod Blagojevich defeats Republican challenger Judy Baar Topinka, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for KSDK-TV St. Louis. Blagojevich gets 45% today. Topinka gets 34%. 17% would vote for some other candidate. 5% are undecided. Since an identical SurveyUSA KSDK-TV poll 9 weeks ago, Blagojevich has gained 2 points and Topinka has lost 3 points. Blagojevich had led by 6, now leads by 11. Among male voters, Blagojevich had been down 4, now up 8, a 12-point swing in his favor. Topinka is tied with Blagojevich among white voters. But Topinka trails Blagojevich among black voters 6:1. Blagojevich leads by 57 points among Democrats. Topinka, who is Illinois State Treasurer, leads by 50 points among Republicans. Independents are split. Blagojevich wins 5:1 in the city of Chicago. The two are effectively tied in Suburban Cook County and in the Chicago Collar Counties. Topinka is up by 4 points Downstate. The election is on 11/7/06.

Filtering: 1,000 Illinois adults were interviewed 7/22/06 - 7/24/06. Of them, 908 were Registered Voters. Of them, 541 were judged to be "Likely Voters". Crosstabs reflect Likely Voters.

  Asked of 541 Likely Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.3 percentage points.

If the election for Governor were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Rod Blagojevich? Judy Baar Topinka? Or some other candidate?

45% Blagojevich (D)
34% Topinka (R)
17% Other
5% Undecided

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