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VA: Marist Institute for Public Opinion, NBC News, Wall Street Journal

31 Questions | 1 point | 9/30-10/1/20120 Comments

Marist Institute for Public Opinion conducted a survey of 1415 Virginia adults between Sep 30 and Oct 1, 2012. Respondents were contacted by either Cellphone or Landline and instructed by a live operator. The results of this poll were released on Oct 3, 2012.

The poll was sponsored by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal.

Results were provided for each of the 2 publicly acknowledged questions along with the order in which they were presented.

Question 5 | PreferenceView Matchup

If November's presidential election were held today, whom would you support if the candidates are: Barack Obama and Joe Biden, the Democrats; Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, the Republicans; Other or Undecided?

Obama (D)Romney (R)UndecidedOtherTotal
All48%46%5%1%969
Likely
Female52%44%5%0%53%
Male45%48%5%2%47%
Democrat94%4%2%0%32%
Independent44%45%9%2%37%
Republican6%92%2%0%30%

This question was presented to 969 likely voters from Virginia who were contacted in some undisclosed fashion. The margin of sampling error is ± 3.1%.

The question wording was provided by Marist Institute for Public Opinion, NBC News and the Wall Street Journal.

Question 10 | PreferenceView Matchup

If November's election for U.S. Senate in Virginia were held today, whom would you support if the candidates are: Tim Kaine, the Democrat; George Allen, the Republican; Other or Undecided?

Kaine (D)Allen (R)UndecidedOtherTotal
All49%44%7%1%969
Likely
Female52%42%6%0%53%
Male45%47%7%1%47%
Democrat93%4%3%1%32%
Independent47%43%10%0%37%
Republican8%89%3%0%30%

This question was presented to 969 likely voters from Virginia who were contacted in some undisclosed fashion. The margin of sampling error is ± 3.1%.

The question wording was provided by Marist Institute for Public Opinion, NBC News and the Wall Street Journal.

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