Rhode Island: Chafee Slightly Behind in Most Polls

Chafee (R) Whitehouse (D) Date Methodology MofE
Mason-Dixon 43% 48% Oct. 18-21 Phone, 625 LV 4.0
Rasmussen Reports 50% 42% Oct. 19 Phone, 500 LV 4.5
Fleming & Associates 42% 46% Oct. 11-14 Phone, 402 LV 4.5
Rasmussen Reports 39% 49% Oct. 4 Phone, 500 LV 4.5
Rhode Island College 37% 40% Oct. 2-4 Phone, 459 RV 4.5
Zobgy / Reuters 41% 45% Sept. 25-Oct. 2 Phone, 601 LV 4.5
Gallup 39% 50% Sept. 27-Oct. 1 Phone, 699 LV 5.0
Mason-Dixon 41% 42% Sept. 25-28 Phone, 625 LV 4.0
American
Research
Group
40% 45% Sept. 15-19 Phone, 600 LV 4.0
Brown
University
39% 40% Sept. 15-17 Phone, 578 LV 4.0
Rasmussen
Reports
43% 51% Sept. 13 Phone, 500 LV 4.5

Foley Not a Large Factor in Vote Anymore

Do you think the scandal involving former Republican Congressman Mark Foley, who resigned recently after it became known that he had sexually explicit online exchanges with congressional pages, will have any impact on your vote in the congressional election?

Yes 22%
No 75%
Not sure 3%

Source: Zogby International / Reuters
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,013 likely American voters, conducted from Oct. 20 to Oct. 23, 2006. Margin of error is 3.1 per cent.

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UK: Immigration and Race #1 Problem

What would you say is the most important issue facing Britain today?

Race relations / Immigration / Immigrants 25%
Defence / Foreign affairs / International terrorism 20%
National Health Service / Hospitals 13%
Crime / Law and order / Violence / Vandalism 10%
Education / Schools 4%
Economy / Economic situation 3%
Pollution / Environment 3%

Source: Ipsos-MORI
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,113 certain British voters, conducted from Oct. 12 to Oct. 16, 2006. No margin of error was provided.