Illinois 8th Congressional District Survey Results

Q1

The candidates for President are Democrat
Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney. If
the election was today, who would you vote
for?

Q6

John McCain................................................... 39%
Barack Obama................................................ 53%

Barack Obama................................................ 53%
Mitt Romney.................................................... 40%

Someone else/Don't remember ...................... 7%

Q7

Do you approve or disapprove of
Congressman Joe Walsh’s job performance?

Man................................................................. 49%

Q8

Approve ..................35% Not sure ..................19%
Disapprove..............46%

Q3

Someone new.........48%

Q4

Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion
of Tammy Duckworth?
Favorable........................................................ 50%
Unfavorable .................................................... 32%
Not sure .......................................................... 18%

Q5

The candidates for Congress are Republican
Joe Walsh and Democrat Tammy Duckworth. If
the election was today, who would you vote
for?
Joe Walsh ....................................................... 38%

If you are a Democrat, press 1. If a Republican,
press 2. If you are an independent or identify
with another party, press 3.
Democrat ........................................................ 31%

Generally speaking, if the election was today,
would you vote to re-elect Congressman Joe
Walsh, or would you prefer someone new?
Joe Walsh ...............37% Not sure ..................15%

If you are a woman, press 1. If a man, press 2.
Woman ........................................................... 51%

Undecided....................................................... 7%

Q2

Who did you vote for President in 2008?

Republican...................................................... 33%
Independent/Other .......................................... 36%

Q9

If you are Hispanic, press 1. If white, press 2. If
African American, press 3. If other, press 4.
Hispanic .......................................................... 10%
White .............................................................. 77%
African American............................................. 4%
Other............................................................... 8%

Q10 If you are 18 to 45 years old, press 1. If 46 to
65, press 2. If you are older than 65, press 3.
18 to 45........................................................... 42%
46 to 65........................................................... 35%
Older than 65 .................................................. 23%

Tammy Duckworth .......................................... 52%
Undecided....................................................... 10%

3020 Highwoods Blvd.
Raleigh, NC 27604
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September 18-20, 2012
Survey of 508 likely voters

Crosstabs

2008 Vote

2008 Vote

John Barack Som eone else/Don't
Base McCain Obam a
rem em ber
Obam a/Rom ney

John Barack Som eone else/Don't
Base McCain Obam a
rem em ber
Walsh Approval

Barack Obam a 53%

14%

85%

29%

Approve 35%

63%

15%

31%

Mitt Rom ney 40%

79%

11%

48%

Disapprove 45%

21%

65%

31%

7%

4%

23%

Not sure 20%

16%

20%

37%

Undecided

7%

2008 Vote

2008 Vote

John Barack Som eone else/Don't
Base McCain Obam a
rem em ber
Walsh or Som eone
New ?

John Barack Som eone else/Don't
Base McCain Obam a
rem em ber
Duckw orth
Favorability

Joe Walsh 37%

68%

14%

40%

Favorable 50%

20%

74%

31%

Som eone new 48%

19%

70%

37%

Unfavorable 32%

64%

8%

34%

Not sure 15%

13%

16%

23%

Not sure 18%

16%

18%

35%

September 18-20, 2012
survey of 508 likely voters

3020 Highwoods Blvd.
Raleigh, NC 27604
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Crosstabs

2008 Vote

Gender

John Barack Som eone else/Don't
Base McCain Obam a
rem em ber

Base Wom an

Man

Obam a/Rom ney

Walsh/Duckw orth
Joe Walsh 39%

76%

10%

40%

Barack Obam a 53%

59%

48%

Tam m y Duckw orth 51%

18%

77%

43%

Mitt Rom ney 40%

35%

46%

Undecided 10%

6%

12%

17%

7%

7%

Undecided

7%

Gender

Gender
Base Wom an
Walsh Approval
Approve 35%

31%

39%

Disapprove 46%

45%

46%

Not sure 19%

24%

15%

September 18-20, 2012
survey of 508 likely voters

Base Wom an

Man

Man

Walsh or Som eone
New ?
Joe Walsh 37%

33%

41%

Som eone new 48%

50%

46%

Not sure 15%

17%

13%

3020 Highwoods Blvd.
Raleigh, NC 27604
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Crosstabs

Gender
Base Wom an

Gender
Man

Base Wom an

Duckw orth
Favorability

Man

Walsh/Duckw orth

Favorable 50%

58%

41%

Unfavorable 32%

23%

41%

Not sure 18%

19%

18%

Joe Walsh 38%

34%

43%

Tam m y Duckw orth 52%

56%

47%

Undecided 10%

10%

10%

Party

Party

Base Dem ocrat Republican Independent/Other
Obam a/Rom ney

Base Dem ocrat Republican Independent/Other
Walsh Approval

Barack Obam a 53%

89%

21%

52%

Approve 35%

17%

60%

27%

Mitt Rom ney 40%

8%

76%

35%

Disapprove 46%

62%

23%

52%

3%

3%

13%

Not sure 19%

20%

17%

21%

Undecided

7%

September 18-20, 2012
survey of 508 likely voters

3020 Highwoods Blvd.
Raleigh, NC 27604
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Crosstabs

Party

Party

Base Dem ocrat Republican Independent/Other
Walsh or Som eone
New ?

Base Dem ocrat Republican Independent/Other
Duckw orth
Favorability

Joe Walsh 37%

18%

63%

30%

Favorable 50%

82%

23%

46%

Som eone new 48%

68%

24%

52%

Unfavorable 32%

7%

63%

26%

Not sure 15%

14%

13%

18%

Not sure 18%

11%

14%

28%

Party

Race

Base Dem ocrat Republican Independent/Other

African
Base Hispanic White Am erican Other

Walsh/Duckw orth
Joe Walsh 38%

9%

72%

33%

Tam m y Duckw orth 52%

84%

22%

51%

Undecided 10%

7%

6%

17%

Obam a/Rom ney
Barack Obam a 53%

65%

49%

94%

54%

Mitt Rom ney 40%

27%

44%

6%

37%

8%

7%

Undecided

September 18-20, 2012
survey of 508 likely voters

7%

3020 Highwoods Blvd.
Raleigh, NC 27604
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-

9%

Crosstabs

Race

Race

African
Base Hispanic White Am erican Other
Walsh Approval
Approve 35%

29%

35%

25%

41%

Disapprove 46%

43%

46%

65%

35%

Not sure 19%

29%

18%

10%

24%

African
Base Hispanic White Am erican Other
Walsh or Som eone
New ?
Joe Walsh 37%

33%

39%

23%

32%

Som eone new 48%

39%

50%

58%

37%

Not sure 15%

28%

11%

19%

32%

Race

Race

African
Base Hispanic White Am erican Other

African
Base Hispanic White Am erican Other
Duckw orth
Favorability

Walsh/Duckw orth

Favorable 50%

55%

50%

63%

38%

Unfavorable 32%

23%

36%

18%

12%

Not sure 18%

21%

14%

19%

50%

September 18-20, 2012
survey of 508 likely voters

Joe Walsh 38%

26%

42%

12%

32%

Tam m y Duckw orth 52%

54%

50%

82%

47%

Undecided 10%

20%

8%

6%

21%

3020 Highwoods Blvd.
Raleigh, NC 27604
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Crosstabs

Age
Base

Age

18 to 46 to Older
45
65 than 65

Obam a/Rom ney

Base

18 to 46 to Older
45
65 than 65

Walsh Approval

Barack Obam a 53%

57%

51%

50%

Approve 35%

29%

41%

37%

Mitt Rom ney 40%

36%

44%

42%

Disapprove 46%

46%

46%

46%

7%

5%

8%

Not sure 19%

26%

14%

17%

Undecided

7%

Age
Base

Age

18 to 46 to Older
45
65 than 65

Walsh or Som eone
New ?

Base

18 to 46 to Older
45
65 than 65

Duckw orth
Favorability

Joe Walsh 37%

30%

44%

40%

Favorable 50%

53%

45%

51%

Som eone new 48%

50%

45%

48%

Unfavorable 32%

27%

37%

33%

Not sure 15%

20%

11%

13%

Not sure 18%

20%

18%

15%

September 18-20, 2012
survey of 508 likely voters

3020 Highwoods Blvd.
Raleigh, NC 27604
information@publicpolicypolling.com / 888 621-6988

Crosstabs

Age
Base

18 to 46 to Older
45
65 than 65

Walsh/Duckw orth
Joe Walsh 38%

34%

42%

40%

Tam m y Duckw orth 52%

57%

44%

53%

Undecided 10%

9%

14%

7%

September 18-20, 2012
survey of 508 likely voters

3020 Highwoods Blvd.
Raleigh, NC 27604
information@publicpolicypolling.com / 888 621-6988