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2013 GOP Primary Nebraska Poll

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h1> Nebraska US Senate Republican Primary Poll Executive Summary Gravis Marketing conducted a random survey of 1,842 registered Nebraska voters on 9/6/2013 to 9/7/2013 regarding Republican Senate candidates.  All survey participants must have had voted in at least one Republican primary.  Overall, the poll carries a 2.2% margin of error. Key Findings Osborn leads with 41%, while Dinsdale has 7%, Sasse has 5%, and McLeay with 2%. 44% of survey participants were unsure Besides Osborn, Dinsdale, Sasse, and McLeay have a name recognition problem, with 91%, 81%, and 86% of survey participants unaware of them. Osborn has a favorability advantage, with 44% to 9% favorability to unfavorability range.   The results of the questions are given here, with full crosstabulation available from Gravis Marketing. If the Republican Primary for the 2014 Nebraska U.S. Senate race were held today, would you vote for Shane Osborn, Bart McLeay, Sid Dinsdale or Ben Sasse?

2013 John Boehner Poll

Human Events-Gravis Poll: Ohio Voters Call for Challenger to Run Against John Boehner Voters Give Boehner a Wake-Up Call Winter Springs, FL, September 06, 2013 – More than 1,120 Ohio voters responded to a poll conducted by  Human Events -  Gravis Marketing   on September 4th. Half of the respondents reported they would welcome a challenger to House Speaker John Boehner in the 2014 congressional race. Respondents were registered Republican voters living in Boehner's district. Doug Kaplan, CEO at Gravis Marketing, a non-partisan research firm, reports the survey reached about twice as many voters than are normally polled in a single district, giving the poll results a margin of error of just two percent. Key findings include: Almost two in three (65 percent) want the Speaker to take steps to defund Obamacare even though it could lead to a government shutdown. The same number want Boehner to call for a special inquiry into the September 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi. Some

2013 Texas GOP Senate Primary

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Human Events and Gravis Marketing conducted a random survey of 563 registered Republican Texas voters regarding current events.  The poll carries a margin of error of  3%.  Here are the results. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Ted Cruz is handling his job as Senator? Do you approve or disapprove of the way John Cornyn  is handling his job as Senator? Do you support amnesty for illegal aliens? Do you support federally supported guaranteed income for farmers? Did you support the effort by conservatives to defund Obamacare? Is Sen. John Cornyn too liberal or conservative for Texas?   Would you support a primary challenge to Sen. John Cornyn? In a Republican primary, would you support Sen. John Cornyn or Congressman Louis Gohmert? In a Republican primary, would you support Sen. John Cornyn or Rafael Cruz, father of Sen. Ted Cruz? In a Republican primary, would you support Sen. John Cornyn or Congressman Ron Paul? In a Republican primary, wo

2013 South Carolina GOP Senate Primary Poll

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Results for 11/30/2013 – 12/2/2013 Executive Summary Human Events and Gravis Marketing conducted a random survey of 601 registered South Carolina voters regarding current events, including potential presidential and senate candidates.  The poll carries a margin of error of 4%.  The results follow; crosstabs are available upon request. Of the currently mentioned contenders for the Republican presidential nominee, Mike Huckabee holds a slight advantage among Republican voters at 18%, while Chris Christie holds a small advantage among all voters at 17%.  Overall, no clear front-runner has emerged. Interestingly, on the U.S. Senate seat, respondents preferred Jim DeMint to Senator Lindsey Graham by a 47% to 36% advantage.  When asked about having a Tea Party challenger in the Republican primary, respondents were evenly split, with 39% wanting a Tea Party challenger, while 37% do not. The poll also found widespread disapproval of Obamacare and increasing the debt limit. Q1: Are

2013 MIssissippi Senate GOP Primary Poll

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Human Events and Gravis Marketing conducted a random survey of 691 registered Mississippi voters regarding the performance of Senator Cochran, his standing among potential challengers, and opinions regarding background checks, restricting violence in video games, and drug testing for welfare recipients.  The poll carries a margin of error of plus or minus 4%. Overall, the results indicate that Senator Cochran is in a tight spot.  When pitted against Chris McDaniel, the race is virtually tied, with both candidates at 40% and 20% undecided.  Senator Cochran is also under the 50% threshold when looking at a generic run against a Tea Party candidate, gathering only 45% of the vote compared to 35% for the generic Tea Party candidate.  Additionally, only 39% of respondents approve of his job performance, with 40% undecided. Q1: Do you think the United States is on the right track all wrong track? Q2: If the primary election were held today for the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate,