To: Interested PartiesFrom: David Mermin, Bob Meadow, and Brittany StalsburgRe: Recent polling on the CA-36 raceDate: October 15, 2012A new Lake Research Partners poll
of California’s 36
Democrat Raul Ruiz leading incumbent Republican Mary Bono Mack by 3points
. While Republicans are at a slight advantage in party registration, CA-36 isclearly leaning Democratic this year, with Obama leading Romney by 5 points.Voters also believe that Dr. Ruiz would better handle several issues compared toBono Mack, including protecting Medicare and Social Security and improvinghealth care. District 36 is ready for change and Ruiz is well-situated to win thisseat.
Lake Research Partners conducted a poll of 406 likely 2012 general election voters in California’s 36
Congressional District. Live telephone interviews were conducted in English and Spanish from October 2-4, 2012.Sampling error is +/- 4.9%.
Robert G. Meadow, Ph.D.
Daniel R. Gotoff
Joshua E. Ulibarri
Rick A. Johnson
Sr. Vice President
Robert X. Hillman
Chief Operating Officer
Ruiz BonoMackUndecided Ruiz BonoMackUndecided Ruiz BonoMackUndecided
Ruiz vs. Bono Mack