Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #13990
 
Coleman Takes On All Comers And Wins in MN Senate Matchups: Minnesota's Incumbent Republican Senator, Norm Coleman, holds his seat against any likely combination of DFL and independent candidates, according to this exclusive KSTP-TV News poll conducted by SurveyUSA. One-on-one, Coleman defeats DFL candidates Al Franken and Mike Ciresi by 12 points and 10 points, respectively. In three-way matches that include independents Jesse Ventura or Dean Barkley, Coleman holds his seat my margins of between 10 and 13 points.
 
Filtering: 700 state of Minnesota adults were interviewed 06/10/08 through 06/12/08. Of them, 609 were registered to vote. Click the 'Triangle T' where you see it to open and explore SurveyUSA's interactive tracking graphs.
 
Minnesota will elect a United States Senator in November 2008. If the election for United States Senator were today, and the only two candidates on the ballot were Republican Norm Coleman and DFL candidate Al Franken, who would you vote for?
609 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalTwin CitSouth MNWest MNNortheas
Coleman (R)52%57%46%45%59%47%54%53%50%53%******89%20%60%82%48%12%48%57%63%53%
Franken (DFL)40%36%45%44%36%46%35%40%41%40%******9%71%33%12%45%86%45%36%28%35%
Undecided8%7%9%11%5%7%11%7%9%7%******2%9%7%6%7%2%7%6%9%12%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%51%49%26%33%22%18%59%41%93%3%2%3%28%39%19%28%41%15%58%14%14%14%
 
What if the only two candidates on the ballot for United States Senator were Republican Norm Coleman and DFL candidate Mike Ciresi ?
609 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.1 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalTwin CitSouth MNWest MNNortheas
Coleman (R)50%55%44%42%58%48%47%51%48%51%******87%18%58%76%48%8%46%50%63%52%
Ciresi (DFL)40%36%45%46%36%40%41%40%41%39%******12%70%31%15%43%85%44%39%29%36%
Undecided10%9%11%12%7%12%12%9%12%10%******2%11%11%9%9%8%10%11%8%12%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%51%49%26%33%22%18%59%41%93%3%2%3%28%39%19%28%41%15%58%14%14%14%
 
Now, what if there were three candidates on the ballot: Republican Norm Coleman, DFL candidate Al Franken, and Independent candidate Jesse Ventura?
609 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.1 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalTwin CitSouth MNWest MNNortheas
Coleman (R)41%44%38%32%49%37%44%41%40%42%******78%16%39%68%37%7%39%37%52%40%
Franken (DFL)31%25%37%32%29%36%28%31%32%30%******3%62%25%9%32%71%38%24%16%25%
Ventura (I)23%27%19%28%20%23%22%24%22%23%******18%18%31%19%25%19%19%37%24%26%
Undecided5%3%6%8%2%5%6%5%5%5%******2%4%5%4%5%3%4%2%7%9%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%51%49%26%33%22%18%59%41%93%3%2%3%28%39%19%28%41%15%58%14%14%14%
 
What if the three candidates on the ballot were Republican Norm Coleman, DFL candidate Mike Ciresi, and Independent candidate Jesse Ventura?
609 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.1 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalTwin CitSouth MNWest MNNortheas
Coleman (R)41%44%37%35%47%37%43%41%39%42%******77%16%41%67%37%7%40%34%54%37%
Ciresi (DFL)28%19%37%27%23%33%30%25%32%27%******4%52%23%10%30%61%32%24%15%25%
Ventura (I)26%32%19%29%26%25%22%27%24%24%******17%26%31%18%27%27%23%39%25%25%
Undecided6%5%8%9%4%6%5%6%5%6%******2%6%5%5%6%5%5%3%5%13%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%51%49%26%33%22%18%59%41%93%3%2%3%28%39%19%28%41%15%58%14%14%14%
 
5Now, what if it was Republican Norm Coleman, DFL candidate Al Franken, and Independent candidate Dean Barkley?
609 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.1 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalTwin CitSouth MNWest MNNortheas
Coleman (R)48%52%44%42%56%43%51%50%46%49%******85%19%52%77%45%10%45%51%59%47%
Franken (DFL)37%33%41%40%31%44%32%35%39%35%******7%67%26%9%42%73%42%34%22%33%
Barkley (I)8%9%6%9%7%6%8%8%7%8%******5%8%12%6%6%14%8%7%9%7%
Undecided8%6%10%10%5%7%9%7%8%8%******3%6%9%8%7%3%6%9%9%13%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%51%49%26%33%22%18%59%41%93%3%2%3%28%39%19%28%41%15%58%14%14%14%
 
6What if the three candidates on the ballot were Republican Norm Coleman, DFL candidate Mike Ciresi, and Independent candidate Dean Barkley?
609 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.1 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalTwin CitSouth MNWest MNNortheas
Coleman (R)47%52%42%41%55%45%47%48%46%49%******84%18%55%74%45%8%44%46%62%48%
Ciresi (DFL)35%29%42%37%30%37%40%33%38%34%******9%64%24%10%42%74%39%39%23%30%
Barkley (I)6%7%5%7%7%7%4%7%6%7%******3%7%11%7%5%9%7%3%6%7%
Undecided11%11%11%15%9%11%10%12%10%11%******4%11%10%9%8%9%11%11%9%15%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%51%49%26%33%22%18%59%41%93%3%2%3%28%39%19%28%41%15%58%14%14%14%
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.