Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #10085

Geography Surveyed: WA 8th CD
Data Collected: 08/22/2006 - 08/23/2006
Release Date: 08/24/2006 11:15 AM ET
Sponsor: KING-TV Seattle

In a November Head-to-Head, Reichert With Early Advantage Over Burner: In a hypothetical head-to-head matchup in Washington's 8th Congressional District today, 8/24/06, Republican incumbent Dave Reichert has a 54% to 41% edge over Democratic challenger Darcy Burner, according to a SurveyUSA poll of 609 Registered Voters conducted exclusively for KING-TV Seattle. Reichert leads by 21 points among men and by 6 points among women. Reichert gets 91% of Republican votes. Burner gets 79% of Democrat votes. 14% of registered Democrats cross over to vote for the Republican Reichert. Independents favor Reichert by 13 points. Those who approve of President George W. Bush's job performance choose Reichert 93% to 4%. Those who disapprove of Bush's performance choose Burner 66% to 27%. President Bush's approval rating among Registered Voters in Washington's 8th CD is 35%. The election is on 11/7/06.

Filtering: 700 adults in Washington's 8th Congressional District were interviewed 8/22/06 - 8/23/06. Of them, 609 were registered to vote. Crosstabs reflect Registered Voters. This survey did not attempt to identify or screen for "Likely Voters." The Washington State Primary to determine the party nominees is 9/19/06. After the Primary, research by SurveyUSA in this district would be of Likely Voters.

  Asked of 609 Registered Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4 percentage points.

In the general election for U.S. Representative from Washington's 8th Congressional district, does your vote go to... Republican Dave Reichert? Or Democrat Darcy Burner?

54% Reichert (R)
41% Burner (D)
6% Undecided

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