Rhode Island: Carcieri Opening Up Lead

Carcieri (R)

Fogarty (D) Date Methodology MofE
Mason-Dixon 49% 39% Oct. 18-20 Phone, 625 LV 4.0
Mason-Dixon 50% 34% Sept. 25-28 Phone, 625 LV 4.0
Rasmussen
Reports
47% 45% Sept. 13 Phone, 500 LV 4.5
Rasmussen
Reports
41% 46% Aug. 23 Phone, 500 LV 4.5
Rasmussen
Reports
43% 43% Aug. 3 Phone, 500 LV 4.5

UK: Conservatives Doing Well

What party would you vote for in the next general election?

Conservative 38%
Labour 32%
Liberal Democrat 14%
Other 16%

Source: Communicate Research / The Independent
Methodology: Interviews with 977 British adults, conducted from Oct. 20 to Oct. 22, 2006. Margin of error is 3 per cent.

Turkey: France Least Trusted Nation

Do you trust the following countries?

Yes No Not sure
France 2.8% 76.1% 21.1%
Britain 3.2% 73.2% 23.5%
United States 3.6% 78.5% 17.9%
Greece 4.2% 78.1% 17.7%
Russia 8.7% 64.8% 26.5%
Germany 17.7% 56.9% 25.3%
Iran 29.0% 43.1% 28.0%
Pakistan 47.3% 24.3% 28.4%
Azerbaijan 71.4% 11.1% 17.5%

Source: A&G / Milliyet
Methodology: Interviews with 2,408 Turk adults, conducted in late September 2006. No margin of error was provided.

Poll: Most Americans Want to do Nothing and Wait for Iran Nuke US

Please tell me whether or not you would support the following kinds of U.S. military action against Iran if that country continues its efforts to develop nuclear weapons.

Support Oppose Not sure
Air strikes against military targets
and suspected nuclear sites in Iran
38% 54% 8%
Sending in U.S. ground troops
to take control of the country
18% 76% 6%

Source: Princeton Survey Research Associates / Newsweek
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,000 American adults, conducted on Oct. 19 and Oct. 20, 2006. Margin of error is 4 per cent.

Real Clear Politics Downgrades Dem’s Senate Prospects

For the past couple of weeks, the prediction had been a net pick-up of 6 seats for the Democrats, which is the exact number they would need to take over the Senate. Now Real Clear Politics has lowered the projection to 5, which would mean the Republicans would hold on to the Upper House.

France: ‘Non’ to Turkey in EU

Do you think the European Union (EU) should accept Turkey as a member?

Yes 28%
No 58%
Not sure 14%

Source: Louis-Harris / RMC
Methodology: Interviews with 1,003 French adults, conducted on Oct. 13 and Oct. 14, 2006. No margin of error was provided.