Sunday, October 31, 2010

Poll Watch: Albuquerque Journal New Mexico Gubernatorial Survey

Albuquerque Journal New Mexico Gubernatorial Survey
  • Susana Martinez (R) 53% [49%] (45%)
  • Diane Denish (D) 43% [42%] (39%)
Survey of 1,003 likely voters was conducted October 27-28, 2010. The margin of error is +/- 3 percentage points. Results from the poll conducted September 27-30, 2010 are in square brackets.  Results from the poll conducted August 23-27, 2010 are in parentheses.

Inside the numbers:
Ninety-one percent of Republicans supported Martinez and 6 percent backed Denish.
Meanwhile, 69 percent of Democrats supported Denish and 25 percent supported Martinez.
Denish had 56 percent support among Hispanic voters, who often lean toward Democratic candidates, while Martinez had 37 percent support.
Sixty-one percent of Anglo voters supported Martinez while 35 percent supported Denish.
Denish had a 60 percent to 35 percent advantage over Martinez in the north-central region of New Mexico, but Martinez led by almost identical margins in the northwest and east side regions.
Martinez also led Denish in the Albuquerque area and in the south-southwest region.

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