Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #10403

Geography Surveyed: IN 9th Congressional District
Data Collected: 10/06/2006 - 10/08/2006
Release Date: 10/09/2006 10:20 AM ET
Sponsor: WHAS-TV Louisville

Sodrel-Hill IN9 Rubber Match Too Close To Call: In an election today, 10/9/06, in Indiana's 9th Congressional District, Democrat challenger Baron Hill and Republican incumbent Mike Sodrel are neck-and-neck, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for WHAS-TV Louisville. 29 days to the 11/7/06 election, it's Hill 48%, Sodrel 46%. Hill gets 83% of Democrat votes. Sodrel gets 82% of Republican votes. Independents are split, 45% each. Conservatives support Sodrel 5:1. Liberals support Hill 11:1. Moderates go for Hill, 61% to 34%. Hill was elected to represent Indiana's 9th District in 1998, 2000, and 2002. Sodrel, who had lost to Hill 51-46 in 2002, captured the seat for the Republicans in 2004, defeating Hill by half a point.

Filtering: 1,000 adults from Indiana's 9th Congressional District were interviewed 10/6/06 - 10/8/06. Of them, 821 were registered to vote. Of them, 512 were judged to be "likely" voters. Crosstabs reflect Likely Voters.

  Asked of 512 Likely Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.4 percentage points.

If the election for U.S. House of Representatives were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Republican Mike Sodrel? Democrat Baron Hill? Libertarian Eric Schansberg? Or some other candidate?

46% Sodrel (R)
48% Hill (D)
2% Schansberg (L)
4% Other/Undecided

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