Congressional polls as of Oct. 26th. shows close election.

The following polls may or may not correctly depict the outcome of the election on Nov. 7.  You may want to read these polls after the election results are in to see how accurate the various polls turn out.

 

Generally anything under a 4% margin indicates a toss up due to the standard margin of error of all polls.

 

The latest poll (Oct. 24) shows that in Virginia, Webb –D has pulled to within 1% of Allen-R.  This is too close to call.

 

In Pennsylvania Casey-D maintains an 11% lead over Santorium-R.

 

In New Jersay Menendez-D has pulled to 4% ahead of Kean-R, this is a gain for Menendez over prior polls.

 

In Tennessee Ford-D trails Corker-R by 2%.

 

In Connecticut, Lamont-D trails Leiberman-Independent, by 11%.

 

In Montana  Tester-D leads Burn-R by 6% as of Oct. 18th.

 

In Ohio Brown-D is leading Blackwell-R by  8%.

 

For Congressional Race Trends go to:
 

http://www.pollingreport.com/2006a.htm  Congressional Races

 

President Bush 10/26
 

 

President Bush and the Bush Administration


 

Polls listed chronologically. Data are from nationwide surveys of Americans 18 & older.
 
 
 
 

Associated Press-Ipsos poll conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs. Oct. 2-4, 2006. N=1,234 registered voters nationwide. MoE ± 2.8.
          .  
“Which comes closest to your feelings about the Bush Administration: enthusiastic, satisfied but not enthusiastic, dissatisfied but not angry, or angry?”
          .  
    Enthusiastic
Satisfied
Dissatisfied
Angry
Unsure
    % % % % %
  10/2-4/06 10
29
29
31
1
                                        Positive 39% – Negative 60% -Undecided 1%

 

Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg Poll. Sept. 16-19, 2006. N=1,517 adults nationwide. MoE ± 3 (for all adults).
          .  
“Would you say the country is better off because of George W. Bush’s policies and should proceed in the direction he set out, or do you think the country is not better off and needs to move in a new direction?”
          .  
    Better Off/
Bush Direction
Not Better Off/
New Direction
Unsure  
 
    % % %    
  ALL adults
35
61
4
   
     Democrats
13
84
3
   
     Independents
25
69
6
   
     Republicans
74
22
4
   
          .  
  Trend:
  6/24-27/06 29
61
10
   

 

CNN Poll conducted by Opinion Research Corporation. Aug. 30-Sept. 2, 2006. N=1,004 adults nationwide. MoE ± 3 (for all adults).
          .  
“Do you think it would be good for the country or bad for the country if the Democrats in Congress were able to conduct official investigations into what the Bush Administration has done in the past six years?” Half sample, MoE ± 4.5
          .  
    Good
Bad
Unsure    
    % % %    
  8/30 – 9/2/06 57
41
2
   
          .  
“Next year, it is possible that the country will have a Republican president and a Democratic Congress. Do you think that is more likely to result in more cooperation between the two parties or more likely to result in more gridlock and stalemate in the government?” Half sample, MoE ± 4.5
          .  
    Cooperation
Gridlock
Unsure    
    % % %    
  8/30 – 9/2/06 27
70
3
   
          .  
“Based on what you have read or heard, do you believe that President Bush should be impeached and removed from office, or don’t you feel that way?”
          .  
    Should Be
Should Not Be
Unsure    
    % % %    
  8/30 – 9/2/06 30
69
1
   

 

 

Right Track/Wrong Track

Newsweek Poll conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. Oct. 19-20, 2006. N=1,000 adults nationwide. MoE ± 3.
.
“Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in the United States at this time?”
.
    Satisfied Dissatisfied Unsure    
    % % %    
  10/19-20/06 25 67 8    
  10/5-6/06 25 67 8    
  8/24-25/06 28 65 7    
  8/10-11/06 26 67 7    
  5/11-12/06 23 71 6    
  3/16-17/06 30 64 6    
  11/10-11/05 26 68 6    
  9/29-30/05 31 61 8    
  9/8-9/05 28 66 6    
  8/2-4/05 36 54 10    
  12/2-3/04 46 46 8    
  10/27-29/04 39 56 5    
  10/21-22/04 40 56 4    
  10/14-15/04 40 55 5    
  9/30 – 10/2/04 38 57 5    
  9/9-10/04 39 53 8    
  9/2-3/04 43 49 8    
  7/29-30/04 36 58 6    
  7/8-9/04 40 54 6    
  5/13-14/04 30 62 8    
  4/8-9/04 36 59 5    
  1/22-23/04 43 52 5    
  1/8-9/04 46 47 7    
  12/18-19/03 46 47 7    
  10/9-10/03 40 54 6    

 

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