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Source: Roanoke College (url)
|Candidate||Political Party||Poll||Graph||Poll Details|
|George F. Allen||Republican||44%||Poll Date: 2012-04-05|
|Tim Kaine^||Democratic||36%||Number Polled: 603|
|Other||-||0%||Margin of Error: 4%|
|Undecided||-||19%||Voter Type: Phone|
^ = Incumbent Party (Current Senator Retiring)
Allen Leads Kaine by 8%
By: Inks.LWC (R-MI) on 2012-04-10 @ 14:43:06
22. If the election for United States Senate were held today and the two candidates were George Allen, the Republican and Tim Kaine, the Democrat, would you vote for [ROTATE]
Tim Kaine 36% (211)
George Allen 44% (257)
Undecided/Someone else 19% (113)
About this Poll
Interviewing for The Roanoke College Poll was conducted by The Institute for Policy and Opinion Research at Roanoke College in Salem, Va. between March 26 and April 5, 2012. A total of 603 Virginia residents were interviewed. The sample of land lines and cell phones was prepared by Survey Sampling Inc. of Fairfield, Conn. and was created so that all cell phone and residential telephone numbers, including unlisted numbers, had a known chance of inclusion. Cell phones constituted 21 percent of the completed interviews.
Questions answered by the entire sample of 603 residents are subject to a sampling error of plus or minus approximately 4 percent at the 95 percent level of confidence. This means that in 95 out of 100 samples like the one used here, the results obtained should be no more than 4 percentage points above or below the figure that would be obtained by interviewing all Virginia residents who have a home telephone or a cell phone. Where the results of subgroups are reported, the sampling error is higher. For example, the margin of error when screening for registered voters (N=537) is + 4.2%. Results were statistically weighted for gender, race, and age.
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