Florida: Crist Lead Grows

Election 2006 – Florida Governor Contenders: Charlie Crist (R), Jim Davis (D), Max Linn (Ref).

Crist (R) Davis (D) Date Methodology MofE
McLaughlin & Associates 51% 37% Sept. 24-25 Phone, 800 LV 3.0
Strategic Vision 50% 40% Sept. 22-24 Phone, 1,200 LV 3.0
Rasmussen
Reports
56% 33% Sept. 19 Phone, 500 LV 4.5
Research 2000 49% 43% Sept. 18-20 Phone, 600 LV 4.0
SurveyUSA 49% 41% Sept. 11-13 Phone, 512 LV 4.4
Zogby
Interactive
51% 36% Aug. 29-Sept. 5 Online, 1,005 LV 3.1

LV: Likely voters
RV: Registered voters
Ad: Adults
MofE: Margin of error

UK: Labour in Trouble

Do you agree or disagree with the following statements? Labour is heading for defeat at the next general election

Agree 59%
Disagree 33%
Don’t know 7%

There is no point in Tony Blair staying on as prime minister beyond Christmas.

Agree 57%
Disagree 34%
Don’t know 9%

Source: Communicate Research
Methodology: Interviews with 1,013 British adults, conducted on Sept. 20 and Sept. 21, 2006. Margin of error is 3 per cent.

3 Polls Show Bush Continues to Rise

a) Do you approve or disapprove of how George W. Bush is handling his job as president?

Sept. 27 Sept. 13 Aug. 30 Aug. 9
Approve 42% 40% 38% 36%
Disapprove 54% 49% 56% 56%

Source: Opinion Dynamics / Fox News
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 900 American likely voters, conducted on Sept. 26 and Sept. 27, 2006. Margin of error is 3 per cent.
b) Overall, how would you rate president George W. Bush’s performance on the job?

Sept. 25 Sept. 14 Sept. 5 Aug. 15
Positive 42% 39% 37% 34%
Negative 58% 61% 63% 66%

Source: Zogby International / Reuters
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,000 likely American voters, conducted from Sept. 22 to Sept. 25, 2006. Margin of error is 3.2 per cent.
c) Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?

Sept. 2006 Aug. 2006 Jul. 2006 Jun. 2006
Approve 38% 36% 35% 36%
Disapprove 57% 58% 59% 57%

Source: American Research Group
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,100 American adults, conducted from Sept. 18 to Sept. 21, 2006. Margin of error is 3 per cent.