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Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Wednesday 7/30


Conducted 7/27-29; surveyed 1,041 adults; margin of error +/- 3.0% (release, 7/30).

Do You Favor/Oppose Increased Drilling For Oil And Natural Gas Offshore In U.S. Waters?

- Now 6/29

Favor 69% 73%

Oppose 30 27

If The Fed. Gov't Allowed Increased Offshore Drilling In U.S. Waters, Would It Reduce The Price Of Gasoline In The Next Year?

Yes 51%

No 49



Sen. Jim Inhofe (R) won re-nomination 7/29, defeating '96 OK-03 candidate/'00-'06 OK-01 candidate/librarian Evelyn Rogers (R), atty Ted Ryals (R), and Baptist preacher Dennis Lopez (R). On the Dem side, state Sen. Andrew Rice (D) defeated '02/'04 candidate/'06 LG candidate/ret. teacher Jim Rogers (D). Results, with 100% reporting (AP, 7/30):

OK SEN GOP Primary OK SEN Dem Primary

Votes   %age                    Votes  %age

Inhofe 116,349 84.18% Rice 113,780 59.65%

Rogers 10,768 7.79 Rogers 76,973 40.35

Ryals 7,305 5.29

Lopez 3,799 2.75

TOTAL: 138,221 TOTAL: 190,753



An American Viewpoint (R) poll; conducted 6/16-17 for Rep. Judy Biggert (R); surveyed 400 LVs; margin of error +/- 4.9% (release, 7/30). Tested: Biggert and businessman Scott Harper (D).

General Election Matchup

J. Biggert 55%

S. Harper 30

Undec 13

Re-Elect Biggert

Re-elect 55%

Someone else 28


J. Biggert 67%/18%

Biggert As Rep.

Approve 67%

Disapprove 19


A EPIC-MRA poll; conducted 7/26-27; surveyed 400 Dem LVs; margin of error +/- 4.9% (Trowbridge, Detroit News, 7/29). Tested: Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (D), ex-state Rep. Mary Waters (D) and state Sen. Martha Scott (D).

Primary Election Matchup

C. Cheeks Kilpatrick 33%

M. Waters 29

M. Scott 24

Name ID

C. Cheeks Kilpatrick 98%

M. Scott 84

M. Waters 78


Rep. John Sullivan (R) defeated Fran Mo-ghaddam (R) in the GOP primary, and will face echnology consultant Georgianna Oliver (D) in the fall. Oliver defeated Mark Manley (D) in the Dem primary. Results with 100% of the precincts reporting (AP, 7/30).

OK 01 GOP Primary OK 01 Dem Primary

votes      %age               votes     %age

Sullivan 33,562 92% Oliver 11,115 56%

Mo-ghaddam 3,025 8 Manley 8,841 44


Rep. Dan Boren (D) defeated Kevin Coleman (D) last p.m., and will face '04/'06 candidate Raymond Wickson (R) in the fall. Results with 100% of the precincts reporting (AP, 7/30).

OK 02 Dem Primary

votes      %age

Boren 66,030 85%

Coleman 11,437 15


'04 nominee/'06 candidate/teacher Bert Smith (D) defeated Steven Perry (D) in last p.m.'s primary, and will face Rep. Mary Fallin (R) in the general. Results with 100% of the precincts reporting (AP, 7/30).

OK 05 Dem Primary

votes      %age

Perry 12,897 59%

Smith 9,002 41

1 comment:

patrickfkelly said...

The IL-13 poll is completely invalid because it leaves out Green Party candidate Steve Alesch. How can the poll be accurate if it leaves out 1/3 of the candidates who will be on the ballot?


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