Thursday, August 23, 2012

Poll Watch: Rasmussen (R) New Mexico 2012 Senatorial Survey

Rasmussen (R) New Mexico 2012 Senate Poll
  • Martin Heinrich (D) 48% [46%] (45%)
  • Heather Wilson (R) 41% [42%] (43%)
Survey of 500 likely voters was conducted August 21, 2012. The margin of error is +/- 4.5 percentage points.  Results from the poll conducted April 3, 2012 are in square brackets.  Results from the poll conducted February 14, 2012 are in parentheses.

Inside the numbers:
Heinrich leads Wilson 48% to 39% among female voters in New Mexico but holds a narrower 47% to 43% lead among male voters. Both nominees receive virtually the same level of support from their respective political parties. Among unaffiliated voters, 36% support Heinrich; 34% back Wilson, and 31% prefer some other candidate or are undecided.

The Democrat is viewed very favorably by 24% and very unfavorably by 18%. Wilson’s reviews are 17% very favorable, 34% very unfavorable. Opinions of Heinrich have grown noticeably more positive since April, while Wilson’s ratings are more negative.

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