About the Poll
The KCTS9/KPLU/Washington Poll is a non-partisan, academic survey research
project sponsored by the Washington Institute for the Study of Ethnicity & Race
(WISER), a research center at the University of Washington in the School of Social
Sciences. Dr. Matt Barreto, an Associate Professor of Political Science is the
Director of WISER and principal investigator on this survey.
The survey was administered by telephone, by the Center for Survey
Research at the UW, based on a randomly selected list of phone
numbers using a list of registered voters. The survey was in the field from October
18 – 28, 2010. A total of 500 registered voters throughout the state of Washington
were interviewed, yielding in a 4.3% margin of error. Likely voters are drawn from
both waves 1 and 2, and a total of 695 likely voters were polled, for a margin of error
of +/- 3.7%. Frequency percentages may not add up to 100% due to rounding.
The current poll was a collaborative effort between KCTS-9, KPLU and the
Now I’m going to read you a list of names of public officials, and for each
one, I want you to tell me whether you have a very favorable, somewhat
favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable view of that person
2010 Senate Vote Choice:
Thinking ahead to the November election for U.S. Senate, are you
planning to vote for, Patty Murray, who prefers the Democratic Party, or
Dino Rossi, who prefers the Republican party?
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