Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #15763
 
1If Eliot Spitzer runs for public office again, which of the following best describes you: One: I would vote FOR Eliot Spitzer no matter what office he runs for and no matter who runs against him. Two: I would vote AGAINST Eliot Spitzer no matter what office he runs for and no matter who runs against him. Three: I need to know what office Spitzer is running for and who else is on the ballot before I know how I would vote.
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNYCNYC subuUpstate
For Spitzer No Matter What15%20%10%14%21%6%16%17%11%13%15%16%25%21%17%6%19%13%14%15%13%16%
Against No Matter What39%36%41%30%38%46%46%34%46%42%27%35%42%40%34%47%45%36%40%35%44%40%
Depends On Office / Ballot47%44%49%56%41%48%37%49%43%45%58%49%33%39%49%47%36%51%45%50%43%45%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%32%29%22%17%61%39%64%14%14%8%20%51%27%22%40%26%42%26%32%
 
2On a scale of 1 to 10, where 10 means you have total respect for Eliot Spitzer and 1 means you have absolutely no respect for Eliot Spitzer, how much respect do you have for Eliot Spitzer?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNYCNYC subuUpstate
133%29%36%29%33%30%41%31%35%34%25%29%40%35%28%41%39%29%35%32%33%34%
28%4%11%6%7%11%10%7%10%9%5%7%9%1%10%8%5%11%6%7%11%7%
36%7%6%5%4%10%8%4%9%8%3%5%3%7%7%4%4%8%4%5%10%5%
48%6%10%10%6%9%4%8%7%6%9%16%2%11%7%7%4%8%12%9%9%6%
520%17%22%19%25%18%15%22%17%18%29%19%17%21%20%20%27%18%17%19%16%24%
66%9%5%10%4%7%4%7%6%7%13%1%0%6%7%5%5%6%5%5%8%8%
77%10%5%9%7%6%5%8%6%9%5%3%5%8%9%4%7%6%10%7%5%9%
87%11%3%7%8%5%5%8%5%7%4%6%13%3%7%8%4%11%3%7%6%7%
91%2%1%0%2%0%5%1%2%1%2%0%3%0%3%0%1%2%2%2%2%1%
103%5%2%3%3%3%5%3%4%1%4%13%8%7%2%2%5%2%5%7%1%1%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%32%29%22%17%61%39%64%14%14%8%20%51%27%22%40%26%42%26%32%
Averages3.94.53.44.14.03.73.64.13.63.74.34.34.14.04.03.53.73.93.94.13.63.9
 
3Who is better qualified to be governor of New York? Eliot Spitzer? Or David Paterson?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNYCNYC subuUpstate
Spitzer41%48%34%44%41%39%35%43%37%39%42%44%45%49%44%29%46%38%40%41%42%39%
Paterson24%26%22%18%23%33%27%20%30%23%24%32%19%17%26%28%21%20%35%26%18%26%
Not Sure35%25%44%38%36%28%38%37%32%38%34%24%35%34%30%42%34%42%25%33%40%35%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%32%29%22%17%61%39%64%14%14%8%20%51%27%22%40%26%42%26%32%
 
4Who is better qualified to be governor of New York? Eliot Spitzer? Or Rudolph Giuliani?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNYCNYC subuUpstate
Spitzer25%32%19%18%30%30%24%23%27%21%30%31%38%18%31%21%13%30%30%32%19%21%
Giuliani59%58%60%66%57%55%57%62%55%65%50%52%45%79%50%64%83%50%55%51%72%60%
Not Sure16%10%20%16%14%15%20%15%17%14%20%17%16%3%19%15%3%20%15%17%9%20%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%32%29%22%17%61%39%64%14%14%8%20%51%27%22%40%26%42%26%32%
 
5Who is better qualified to be governor of New York? David Paterson or Rudolph Giuliani?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNYCNYC subuUpstate
Paterson27%32%22%30%23%30%23%27%27%20%53%25%35%8%33%29%9%30%36%34%15%27%
Giuliani61%59%62%59%67%53%64%62%58%69%39%46%55%86%50%64%87%55%49%52%76%60%
Not Sure13%9%16%11%11%17%14%11%15%10%9%29%10%5%16%7%4%15%15%14%10%13%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%32%29%22%17%61%39%64%14%14%8%20%51%27%22%40%26%42%26%32%