Human Events and Gravis Marketing conducted a random telephone survey by automated calls to landline phone numbers using it’s proprietary telephone survey software, 1,359 registered Kentucky voters completed the survey regarding current events, including potential presidential and senate candidates between April 15-17-2014, The poll carries a margin of error of ± 3%. Note The republican primary question has a margin of error of 4% 638 Republican voters participated in the telephone poll.
Republican voters were asked in the telephone survey, “If the Republican primary were held today, would you vote for Matt Bevin or Mitch McConnell?” Senator McConnell holes a significant advantage over Republican primary challenger Matt Bevin by 51% to 34% margin with 15% indicating uncertainty. Voters of all parties were polled, “
If the race for election for US Senate were held today, would you vote for Republican Mitch McConnell, Democrat Alison Lundergan-Grimes, or Independent Ed Marksberry?” Senator McConnell maintained a seven-point lead over prospective Democratic opponent Allison Lundergan-Grimes. 43% to 36% with 12% reporting they were uncertain. When looking at these data along party affiliation as expected Lundergan-Grimes’ support was largely among Democrats (70.4%) with 28.2% of support among Independents. Senator McConnell enjoyed 64.8% of support from Republican voters with a larger Independent support bases than Grimes-Lundergan at 35.6%. When asked about a prospective general election with Matt Bevin running on the Republican ticket instead of Senator McConnell, Lundergan-Grimes gains an advantage in the race at 37% to 32% with 25% reporting uncertainty.
As for voter sentiment for Senator McConnell, when asked, “Is Senator McConnell as conservative today as he was when he first ran for the Senate?” Among voters of all parties 37% indicated that Senator McConnell was not as conservative with 32% stating uncertainty and 32% indicating that he had maintained his conservative values. Another issue that has followed McConnell among his conservative base has been his stance on Obamacare. When all voters were asked, “Has Senator McConnell done enough to end Obamacare?” 46% indicated that he was not done enough, 29% stated he had opposed the law sufficiently while 25% were uncertain.
Human Events and Gravis Marketing conducted a random survey of 1,359 registered voters regarding current events. The poll carries a margin of error of 3%.
Telephone Survey Questions
If the Republican primary were held today, would you vote for Matt Bevin or Mitch McConnell?
The following questions are for demographic purposes.
Are you Hispanic?
Telephone Survey Methodology
Note: the polls were conducted using automated telephone calls and the results weighed according to anticipated voting demographics.
Gravis Marketing is a political advertising firm, that provides political polls, telephone survey software, voter lists, public relations, and other get out the voter services. The telephone poll was conducted interdependently with Human Events