May 4, 2009 - Ridge Trails Pennsylvania's Specter By 3 Points, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; New Democratic Senator Tops Toomey By 20 Points

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Newly-minted Democratic Sen. Arlen Specter would whip old Republican rival Pat Toomey 53 - 33 percent if the 2010 Pennsylvania U.S. Senate race were held today, but if popular former Gov. Tom Ridge becomes the Republican candidate, he trails Specter by just 46 - 43 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.

Independent voters, who back Sen. Specter over Toomey 45 - 36 percent, switch to Ridge 47 - 37 percent if he becomes a candidate. The former Republican Governor also gets 14 percent of the Democratic vote, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University poll finds.

In the Specter-Toomey matchup, Republicans back Toomey 74 - 18 percent while Democrats go with their new convert 85 - 4 percent. Men back Specter 47 - 41 percent, as do women 59 - 26 percent. Union households go Democratic 62 - 27 percent.

In a Specter-Ridge face-off, Republicans go with Ridge 82 - 10 percent, while Specter takes Democrats 78 - 14 percent. Men shift to Ridge 50 - 41 percent, while women remain Democratic 51 - 37 percent. Union households back Specter 57 - 34 percent.

"A former Republican Senator running as a Democrat against a popular former Republican governor seeking to make a political comeback would be a battle royal in Pennsylvania," said Clay F. Richards, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute.

"Gov. Tom Ridge is probably the only political figure in Pennsylvania who could give Sen. Arlen Specter a run for his money. But even if he gets a strong challenge from a Republican, Specter is still better off for having changed parties because he seemed headed to certain defeat had he stayed a Republican and faced Toomey in a primary.

"Ridge is popular, but Specter is now lined up with the powerful Democratic machine run by Gov. Ed Rendell and can count on a popular President Barack Obama coming to campaign for him if needed. Significantly, Specter leads both Toomey and Ridge by more than 20 points among union households even though the Senator says he will vote against the most important labor legislation in Congress this year," Richards added.

Pennsylvania voters approve 56 - 36 percent, including 81 - 10 percent among Democrats, of the job Specter is doing. By a 52 - 34 percent margin, voters have a favorable opinion of Specter. Toomey gets a 20 - 13 percent favorability, but 67 percent don't know enough about him to form an opinion. Ridge gets a 55 - 19 percent favorability.

Voters say 49 - 41 percent that Specter deserves to be reelected and say 60 - 37 percent that he is not too old to serve another six-year U.S. Senate term. Even voters 18 to 34 years old say 67 - 31 percent that Specter is not too old.

Because Specter opposes the pro-union Employee Free Choice Act, 23 percent of voters are less likely to vote for him, while 14 percent are more likely and 60 percent say this will not affect their vote. There is little difference from the overall totals among union households.

Even though voters approve 66 - 29 percent of the job President Barack Obama is doing, they say 52 - 44 percent that the Democratic dominance in the Senate is "dangerous" because President Obama and the Democrats would be able to steamroll over Republicans.


Swine Flu

A total of 31 percent of Pennsylvania voters are "very worried" or "somewhat worried" that someone in their family will get swine flu, while 68 percent are "not too worried" or "not worried at all." Government's reaction to swine flu has been "justified," 66 percent say, while 29 percent say it has been "overblown." But 63 percent say the media's reaction has been "overblown," while 34 percent say it has been "justified."

From April 29 - May 3, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,120 Pennsylvania voters with a margin of error of +/- 2.9 percentage points.

The Quinnipiac University Poll, directed by Douglas Schwartz, Ph.D., conducts public opinion surveys in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Ohio and the nation as a public service and for research. For more data or RSS feed -- http://www.quinnipiac.edu/polling.xml, or call (203) 582-5201.

1. If the 2010 election for United States Senator were being held today and the candidates were Arlen Specter the Democrat and Pat Toomey the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Specter              53%    18%    85%    45%    47%    59%    62%
Toomey               33     74      4     36     41     26     27
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      -      2      3      2      1      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1      1      2      -      1      1      -
DK/NA                10      8      8     15      9     12      9
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Specter              66%    82%    48%    55%    40%    41%    45%
Toomey               19     10     36     37     43     40     41
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      3      5      1      4      1      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1      -      1      -      4      -      2
DK/NA                14      6     10      7      9     18     11
 
 
2. If the 2010 election for United States Senator were being held today and the candidates were Arlen Specter the Democrat and Tom Ridge the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Specter              46%    10%    78%    37%    41%    51%    57%
Ridge                43     82     14     47     50     37     34
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2      1      3      3      1      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1      1      1      2      2      1      1
DK/NA                 8      6      6     11      5     10      7
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Specter              59%    82%    42%    48%    27%    34%    37%
Ridge                30     11     42     44     64     57     50
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      5      2      4      3      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1      -      1      1      -      -      3
DK/NA                10      6      9      5      5      6     10
 
 
3. Is your opinion of -- Arlen Specter favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Favorable            52%    20%    77%    51%    48%    56%    61%
Unfavorable          34     70      8     35     41     27     24
Hvn't hrd enough     12      9     13     12      9     15     14
REFUSED               2      2      2      3      3      2      2
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Favorable            63%    75%    49%    56%    37%    36%    46%
Unfavorable          26      9     41     33     42     47     37
Hvn't hrd enough      9     14      9      7     18     15     15
REFUSED               2      2      1      4      2      2      3
 
TREND: Is your opinion of - Arlen Specter favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     May 4  Mar 25  Nov 26  Aug 5
                     2009   2009    2008    2008
 
Favorable            52     45      56      55
Unfavorable          34     31      23      26
Hvn't hrd enough     12     21      19      16
REFUSED               2      3       3       3
 
 
4. Is your opinion of -- Pat Toomey favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Favorable            20%    40%     5%    19%    25%    14%    16%
Unfavorable          13      3     19     15     15     10     16
Hvn't hrd enough     67     57     76     64     59     75     67
REFUSED               1      -      -      2      1      -      1
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Favorable            13%     5%    28%    21%    18%    25%    22%
Unfavorable          21     11     17     17     11      3      9
Hvn't hrd enough     65     85     55     61     71     72     68
REFUSED               1      -      -      2      1      -      1
 
TREND: Is your opinion of - Pat Toomey favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     May 4  Mar 25
                     2009   2009
 
Favorable            20     14
Unfavorable          13      6
Hvn't hrd enough     67     78
REFUSED               1      2
 
 
5. Is your opinion of -- Tom Ridge favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Favorable            55%    78%    37%    62%    60%    51%    46%
Unfavorable          19      5     31     17     22     17     31
Hvn't hrd enough     23     15     30     18     17     29     19
REFUSED               2      1      2      3      2      2      4
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Favorable            53%    34%    47%    55%    61%    59%    66%
Unfavorable          23     30     15     24     13     13     17
Hvn't hrd enough     23     33     35     18     23     25     17
REFUSED               1      3      3      3      3      3      1
 
 
6. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Ed Rendell is handling his job as Governor?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Approve              53%    26%    72%    57%    47%    58%    56%
Disapprove           38     66     20     34     45     32     39
DK/NA                 9      9      8      9      8     10      6
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Approve              44%    76%    52%    69%    36%    47%    41%
Disapprove           45     20     41     20     54     41     50
DK/NA                10      4      7     10     10     12      9
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Ed Rendell is handling his job as Governor? (*Also 46% on 10/5/2005, 4/22/2004, 3/18/2004 and 12/16/2003)
                                                            APPROVE......
                                                            High    Low
                     May 4  Mar 25  Feb 11  Nov 26  Aug 5   Feb 7   Apr 5
                     2009   2009    2009    2008    2008    2007    2006*
 
Approve              53     50      47      55      54      61      46
Disapprove           38     38      38      34      37      30      37
DK/NA                 9     12      15      12       9       9      17
 
 
7. Do you approve or disapprove of the way the state legislature is handling its job?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Approve              42%    33%    50%    39%    39%    45%    47%
Disapprove           40     55     30     41     47     34     41
DK/NA                17     12     20     20     14     21     12
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Approve              33%    47%    46%    49%    45%    41%    37%
Disapprove           45     29     45     30     44     42     47
DK/NA                21     24      9     22     10     17     16
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way the state legislature is handling its job?
                                                            APPROVE.....
                                                            High    Low
                     May 4  Mar 25  Feb 11  Nov 26  Aug 5   Apr 10  Oct 5
                     2009   2009    2009    2008    2008    2003    2005
 
Approve              42     37      39      39      32      49      26
Disapprove           40     43      42      42      51      24      60
DK/NA                17     20      20      20      17      27      14
 
 
8. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Arlen Specter is handling his job as United States Senator?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Approve              56%    24%    81%    54%    52%    61%    67%
Disapprove           36     71     10     37     43     29     29
DK/NA                 8      5      9      8      5     11      3
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Approve              68%    80%    58%    57%    42%    43%    49%
Disapprove           26     11     36     38     50     42     42
DK/NA                 6      9      6      5      8     15      9
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Arlen Specter is handling his job as United States Senator?
                                                            APPROVE.......
                                                            High    Low
                     May 4  Mar 25  Feb 11  Nov 26  Aug 5   Nov 26  Apr 22
                     2009   2009    2009    2008    2008    2008    2004
 
Approve              56     52      56      62      59      62      47
Disapprove           36     33      30      25      29      25      36
DK/NA                 8     15      14      13      12      13      17
 
 
9. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Bob Casey Jr. is handling his job as United States Senator?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Approve              55%    40%    66%    56%    51%    58%    60%
Disapprove           21     39      9     20     28     15     18
DK/NA                24     21     24     24     21     27     23
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Approve              63%    48%    51%    47%    49%    62%    60%
Disapprove           16      9     30     23     32     19     22
DK/NA                21     43     19     30     19     19     19
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Bob Casey Jr. is handling his job as United States Senator? (*also high 55% on Nov 26, 2008)
                                                            APPROVE.......
                                                            High   Low
                     May 4  Mar 25  Feb 11  Nov 26  Aug 5   May 4  Mar 28
                     2009   2009    2009    2008    2008    2009*  2007
 
Approve              55     52      54      55      47      55     46
Disapprove           21     23      23      20      25      21     18
DK/NA                24     25      23      26      28      24     35
 
 
10. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Approve              66%    32%    93%    62%    57%    74%    76%
Disapprove           29     61      5     31     38     20     21
DK/NA                 5      7      2      7      4      6      2
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Approve              74%    89%    61%    65%    55%    64%    59%
Disapprove           22      7     35     30     37     31     35
DK/NA                 4      4      4      6      9      4      5
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as President?
                     May 4  Mar 25  Feb 12
                     2009   2009    2009
 
Approve              66     61      63
Disapprove           29     30      22
DK/NA                 5      9      15
 
 
11. In general, how satisfied are you with the way things are going in Pennsylvania today? Are you very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Very satisfied        6%     3%    10%     1%     5%     6%     5%
Smwht satisfied      53     39     62     53     48     57     57
Smwht dissatisfied   27     40     19     27     29     26     23
Very dissatisfied    13     19      7     15     15     11     12
DK/NA                 2      1      2      4      3      1      3
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Very satisfied       11%    11%     3%     7%     3%     1%     4%
Smwht satisfied      45     55     58     62     44     48     51
Smwht dissatisfied   31     19     21     24     38     39     26
Very dissatisfied    12      8     16      7     15     12     18
DK/NA                 1      7      2      1      -      1      1
 
TREND: In general, how satisfied are you with the way things are going in Pennsylvania today? Are you very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied? (*also combined low=46% 10/05/2005)
                                                            VERY+SMWHT....
                                                            High    Low
                     May 4  Mar 25  Feb 11  Nov 26  Aug 5   Jun 5   Nov 26
                     2009   2009    2009    2008    2008    2002    2008*
 
Very satisfied        6       4      3       3       4       8       3
Smwht satisfied      53      47     46      43      44      60      43
Smwht dissatisfied   27      31     33      34      32      22      34
Very dissatisifed    13      18     17      18      19       8      18
DK/NA                 2       2      1       2       1       3       2
 
 
12. Looking ahead to the 2010 election for United States Senator, do you feel that Arlen Specter deserves to be reelected, or do you feel that he does not deserve to be reelected?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Yes/Deserves         49%    16%    75%    44%    44%    53%    61%
No/Does Not          41     76     15     44     49     33     32
DK/NA                10      8      9     12      7     13      8
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Yes/Deserves         62%    76%    44%    51%    34%    32%    44%
No/Does Not          29     16     42     44     55     50     45
DK/NA                 9      9     14      5     11     17     11
 
TREND: Looking ahead to the 2010 election for United States Senator, do you feelthat Arlen Specter deserves to be reelected, or do you feel that he does not deserve to be reelected?
                     May 4  Mar 25  Feb 11
                     2009   2009    2009
 
Yes/Deserves         49     38      40
No/Does not          41     41      43
DK/NA                10     20      17
 
13. At age 79, do you think Arlen Specter is too old to effectively serve another 6-year term as United States Senator, or not?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Yes                  37%    46%    29%    36%    36%    37%    32%
No                   60     50     69     59     61     59     65
DK/NA                 4      4      2      5      4      4      3
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Yes                  35%    33%    35%    36%    31%    41%    40%
No                   59     67     58     62     65     56     55
DK/NA                 6      -      8      1      4      2      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  NoColl College
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Degree Degree
 
Yes                  31%    34%    41%    40%    30%    31%    40%    28%
No                   67     62     55     56     65     65     57     66
DK/NA                 2      4      4      3      4      4      3      6
 
TREND: At age 79, do you think Arlen Specter is too old to effectively serve another 6-year term as United States Senator, or not?
                     May 4  Mar 25
                     2009   2009
 
Yes                  37     41
No                   60     54
DK/NA                 4      5
 
 
14. Were you surprised that Senator Specter switched from the Republican Party to the Democratic Party?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Yes                  48%    46%    53%    44%    47%    49%    49%
No                   49     53     45     53     52     47     51
DK/NA                 3      1      2      3      -      4      -
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Yes                  45%    49%    48%    47%    57%    51%    46%
No                   50     44     48     53     42     48     53
DK/NA                 5      7      4      -      1      1      1
 
 
15. Does Arlen Specter switching from the Republican Party to the Democratic Party make you more likely to vote for him for United States Senator, less likely, or doesn't it make a difference?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
More likely          25%     2%    50%    11%    21%    28%    35%
Less likely          28     58      7     29     33     23     20
Doesn't make diff    46     39     43     59     45     47     43
DK/NA                 1      1      1      1      1      1      1
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
More likely          27%    44%    18%    27%    24%    19%    19%
Less likely          20     11     29     29     28     34     36
Doesn't make diff    52     43     53     44     47     45     43
DK/NA                 1      2      -      -      1      2      2
 
 
16. Some people say that by switching to the Democratic party Senator Specter is being disloyal to the Republican Party. Do you agree or disagree?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Agree                39%    69%    21%    33%    46%    32%    35%
Disagree             57     28     77     58     50     63     61
DK/NA                 4      3      2      9      4      5      3
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Agree                28%    15%    47%    41%    42%    52%    42%
Disagree             69     80     49     53     54     41     54
DK/NA                 3      5      5      6      4      6      3
 
 
17. With Arlen Specter switching to the Democratic Party, the Democrats could have enough votes in the Senate to block any filibusters by the Republicans. Do you think that is a good thing or a bad thing?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Good thing           41%     8%    73%    31%    37%    45%    51%
Bad thing            49     84     18     56     58     40     36
DK/NA                11      8      9     13      5     15     13
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Good thing           44%    65%    30%    44%    38%    35%    34%
Bad thing            41     24     50     49     55     58     56
DK/NA                15     11     19      7      7      7     10
 
 
18. Some people say that losing a Republican in the Senate is dangerous because President Obama and the Democrats will now be able to steamroll over the Republicans. Do you agree or disagree?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Agree                52%    80%    35%    49%    59%    46%    47%
Disagree             44     17     62     47     38     50     49
DK/NA                 4      3      3      4      3      5      4
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Agree                49%    40%    54%    52%    52%    66%    52%
Disagree             49     55     42     44     45     29     44
DK/NA                 2      5      4      4      2      5      4
 
 
19. Despite switching parties, Senator Specter says he will still vote against the Employee Free Choice Act which is legislation that would make it easier for labor organizations to sign up new members. This legislation is favored by labor unions and most Democratic leaders. Does this make you more likely to vote for Arlen Specter for United States Senator, less likely, or doesn't it make a difference?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
More likely          14%    13%    13%    18%    16%    12%    14%
Less likely          23     26     22     20     23     23     27
Doesn't make diff    60     59     61     58     58     62     57
DK/NA                 3      2      3      5      2      4      2
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
More likely           8%    20%     7%    18%    13%    11%    16%
Less likely          26     19     20     22     21     27     24
Doesn't make diff    57     58     71     56     64     61     59
DK/NA                 9      3      2      4      2      1      2
 
 
20. More than forty years ago Arlen Specter changed from a Democrat to a Republican to run for district attorney of Philadelphia. Do you think that Senator Specter has been a Republican in name only?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Yes                  52%    71%    41%    49%    56%    48%    41%
No                   34     21     43     36     33     35     40
DK/NA                14      9     16     14     11     17     19
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Yes                  53%    41%    46%    52%    58%    57%    54%
No                   32     52     33     37     33     25     29
DK/NA                16      7     21     11      9     18     16
 
 
21. How worried are you that you or someone in your family will get swine flu - very worried, somewhat worried, not too worried, or not worried at all?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Very worried          7%     6%    10%     3%     4%    10%     8%
Smwht worried        24     23     28     19     17     30     25
Not too worried      37     38     34     44     38     37     38
Not worried at all   31     32     28     35     41     23     29
DK/NA                 -      1      -      -      -      1      -
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Very worried          6%    10%    12%     5%     7%     7%     6%
Smwht worried        16     16     24     24     32     32     24
Not too worried      44     36     43     38     32     36     33
Not worried at all   33     38     20     32     29     24     37
DK/NA                 -      -      -      1      -      1      -
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  NoColl College
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Degree Degree
 
Very worried          7%     6%     9%    11%     2%     5%     8%     5%
Smwht worried        19     22     28     27     23     16     26     19
Not too worried      36     41     35     34     41     46     35     41
Not worried at all   39     30     28     28     35     33     30     35
DK/NA                 -      1      1      -      -      -      -      -
 
 
22. Do you think the media's reaction to the swine flu has been justified or overblown?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Justified            34%    30%    38%    29%    24%    43%    34%
Overblown            63     69     59     65     73     53     63
DK/NA                 3      2      3      6      3      4      3
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Justified            36%    31%    38%    30%    42%    35%    32%
Overblown            57     65     60     66     58     64     64
DK/NA                 6      4      2      5      1      1      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  NoColl College
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Degree Degree
 
Justified            21%    35%    41%    39%    29%    24%    36%    28%
Overblown            78     63     55     57     68     75     60     69
DK/NA                 1      2      4      4      3      1      3      3
 
 
23. Do you think the government's reaction to the swine flu has been justified or overblown?
                                                               Union
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    HsHolds
 
Justified            66%    61%    73%    60%    59%    72%    77%
Overblown            29     36     22     31     36     23     16
DK/NA                 5      3      6      9      5      6      6
 
                     Alghny Philly NthEst SthEst NthWst SthWst Cntrl
 
Justified            67%    66%    68%    66%    68%    67%    61%
Overblown            24     31     27     27     27     30     34
DK/NA                 9      3      5      7      5      3      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS.......    INCOME.............  NoColl College
                     18-34  35-54  55+    <50    50-100 >100K  Degree Degree
 
Justified            63%    66%    66%    66%    70%    67%    64%    69%
Overblown            33     29     27     28     26     30     30     25
DK/NA                 4      4      7      6      4      3      6      5