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MN: SurveyUSA, KSTP TV (ABC: Twin Cities)

12 Questions | 1 point | September 6-9, 20120 Comments

SurveyUSA conducted a survey of 700 Minnesota adults between Sep 6 and Sep 9, 2012. Respondents were contacted by either Landline or Internet and the interaction was automated. The results of this poll were released on Sep 10, 2012.

The poll was sponsored by KSTP TV (ABC: Twin Cities).

Results were provided for each of the 4 publicly acknowledged questions along with the order in which they were presented.

The external identification number for this poll is 19612.

Question 1 | PreferenceView Matchup

If the election for President were today, would you vote for ... (choices rotated) Republican Mitt Romney? Democrat Barack Obama? Or one of the other candidates?

Obama (D)Romney (R)UndecidedOtherTotal
All49.55%
273
40.29%
222
5.44%
30
4.54%
25
551
Likely
Female54.21%
148
37%
101
5.13%
14
3.3%
9
49.55%
273
Male44.96%
125
43.88%
122
5.4%
15
5.76%
16
50.45%
278
Democrat92.16%
188
4.9%
10
1.96%
4
1.47%
3
37.02%
204
Independent42.57%
63
39.86%
59
7.43%
11
10.14%
15
26.86%
148
Republican6.71%
11
87.2%
143
3.66%
6
2.44%
4
29.76%
164

This question was presented to 551 likely voters from Minnesota who were contacted in some undisclosed fashion. The margin of sampling error is ± 4.3%.

The question wording was provided by SurveyUSA and KSTP TV (ABC: Twin Cities).

Question 2 | PreferenceView Matchup

Minnesota will also elect a United States Senator in November. If the election for United States Senator from Minnesota were today, would you vote for ... (choices rotated) Republican Kurt Bills? DFL candidate Amy Klobuchar? Or one of the other candidates?

Klobuchar (D)Bills (R)UndecidedOtherTotal
All54.81%
302
34.12%
188
7.44%
41
3.63%
20
551
Likely
Female61.17%
167
28.21%
77
7.33%
20
3.3%
9
49.55%
273
Male48.92%
136
39.93%
111
7.55%
21
6.83%
19
50.45%
278
Democrat90.69%
185
4.41%
9
3.92%
8
2.94%
6
37.02%
204
Independent55.41%
82
29.05%
43
8.78%
13
6.76%
10
26.86%
148
Republican14.63%
24
78.66%
129
3.05%
5
1.83%
3
29.76%
164

This question was presented to 551 likely voters from Minnesota who were contacted in some undisclosed fashion. The margin of sampling error is ± 4.3%.

The question wording was provided by SurveyUSA and KSTP TV (ABC: Twin Cities).

Question 5 | Yes/No

Also on the ballot is a ballot measure about marriage. It asks: Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to provide that only a union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a marriage in Minnesota?"

YesNoUndecidedTotal
All49.55%
273
42.83%
236
7.62%
42
551
Likely
Female48.35%
132
43.22%
118
12.45%
34
49.55%
273
Male50.72%
141
42.81%
119
6.47%
18
50.45%
278
Democrat30.39%
62
62.25%
127
7.35%
15
37.02%
204
Independent46.62%
69
45.95%
68
7.43%
11
26.86%
148
Republican76.83%
126
18.9%
31
4.27%
7
29.76%
164

This question was presented to 551 likely voters from Minnesota who were contacted in some undisclosed fashion. The margin of sampling error is ± 4.3%.

The question wording was provided by SurveyUSA and KSTP TV (ABC: Twin Cities).

Question 6 | Yes/No

Also on the ballot is a measure about voter identification. It asks: Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to require all voters to present valid photo identification to vote and to require the state to provide free identification to eligible voters, effective July 1, 2013?"

YesNoUndecidedTotal
All61.52%
339
31.4%
173
7.08%
39
700
Adults
Female59.71%
163
31.5%
86
8.79%
24
39%
273
Male63.31%
176
31.65%
88
5.4%
15
39.71%
278
Democrat38.73%
79
53.43%
109
7.84%
16
29.14%
204
Independent64.86%
96
28.38%
42
6.76%
10
21.14%
148
Republican87.2%
143
7.93%
13
4.88%
8
23.43%
164

This question was presented to 700 adults from Minnesota who were contacted in some undisclosed fashion.

The question wording was provided by SurveyUSA and KSTP TV (ABC: Twin Cities).

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