Results from Nebraska Likely Voter Survey
NorthStar Campaign Systems in coordination with Gravis Marketing conducted an automated survey of 1168 likely voters in Nebraska on October 28, 2012. The margin of error for the survey is +/-2.9%.Results shown by gender and party represent those respondents within the subgroups. All numbersshown in the tables represent percentages rounded to the nearest whole percentage.The questions were asked in the order of the question numbers which appear in this report. Resultsonly include respondents who answered that they were registered voters, somewhat likely, likely, orvery likely to vote. The statistical methodology comprised weighing various groups for anticipated votingproportions, by using census data and voter turnout models based upon previous elections.This survey did not allow for an undecided answer this close to the election. The purpose was to take asnapshot of the likely voting electorate as if the election were held today.NorthStar Campaign Systems is a Campaign Technology, Data and Consulting firm located in Omaha,Nebraska. Contact Andrew Northwall at (402) 214-9571 email@example.com
Gravis Marketing is a non-partisan marketing and research firm located in Winter Springs, Florida.Contact Doug Kaplan (407) 242-1870 firstname.lastname@example.org
Governor Mitt Romney currently leads President Barack Obama by 22 percentage points inNebraska, 61 to 39 percent.
Republican Deb Fischer leads Democrat Bob Kerrey by 12 percentage points statewide, 56 to 44percent. More than 3 in 5 voters (61 percent) have a favorable view of Fischer, while Kerrey hasa net negative favorability rating as 54 percent of voters are unfavorable toward him.
More than 5 in 6 Nebraskans (86 percent) believe the economy is fair or poor and more thanhalf (57 percent) think the economy is getting worse.
About 3 in 4 Nebraskans think voters should prove their identity before voting. (76 percent)
About 3 in 4 Nebraskans think that the Keystone XL pipeline should be approved and built. (74percent)