Published April 20, 2006
I was in attendance at the Mahoning County Corrections Working Group Thursday w/No objections to my presence by the attendees. I've got a lot of reading to do b/4 tomorrow am so we'll talk about this and more on Friday's show. Check out the schedule for more information on Friday's show. We'll also talk about this just released poll by 33 WYTV:Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #8959
Geography Surveyed: OH 6th Congressional District RBS
Data Collected: 04/17/2006 - 04/19/2006
Release Date: 04/20/2006 10:30 ET
Sponsoring News Organization: WYTV-TV Youngstown
Write-in Wilson Wins Democratic Primary in 6th CD: In a Democratic primary in Ohio's 6th Congressional District today, 4/20/06, write-in candidate Charlie Wilson wins overwhelmingly, according to an exclusive SurveyUSA poll conducted for WYTV-TV Youngstown. 54% of the likely Democratic Primary voters write in Wilson's name. 9% vote for Bob Carr. 6% vote for John Luchansky. 3% write in some other name. 28% are undecided. The election is in 12 days, on 5/2/06. Incumbent Democratic Congressman Ted Strickland is running for Ohio Governor this year.
Blasdel Tops Republican Field: On the Republican side, Chuck Blasdel easily defeats 3 other candidates. Blasdel gets 41% of the likely Republican primary voters. Tim Ginter and Danny Harmon tie for 2nd at 11%. Dick Stobbs trails with 2%. 21% prefer some other candidate. 14% are undecided.
Filtering: 1,400 registered voters from Ohio's 6th Congressional District, identified using Registration Based Sample from Aristotle International, were interviewed 4/17/06 - 4/19/06. Of them, 834 were judged to be "likely voters". Of them, 476 chose to vote in the Democratic Primary and 358 chose to vote in the Republican Primary. Democratic Primary voters were given the option to provide the name of a write-in candidate. Republican Primary voters were not given this option. Crosstabs reflect likely voters.
Asked of 476 Likely Democratic Primary Voters
Margin of Sampling Error for this question = xc3x82xc2xb1 4.6%
If the Democratic Primary were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Bob Carr? John Luchansky? Or would you write in the name of some other candidate?
Asked of 358 Likely Republican Primary Voters
Margin of Sampling Error for this question = xc3x82xc2xb1 5.3%
If the Republican Primary were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Chuck Blasdel? Tim Ginter? Danny Harmon? Dick Stobbs? Or some other candidate?
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