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/WomanTrend
Survey of 404 LVs in VA-10 TOPLINE
October 2014

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Survey of 400 LVs in
Virgini as Tenth U.S. Congressional Di strict

TOPLINE of 404 Li kel y Voter Interviews

Field Dates: October 17-18, 2014
MOE = 4.9

SCREENER
1. Are you 18 years of age or older and currently registered to vote here in Virginia, registered to
vote in a different state, or not registered at all?

100% REGISTERED IN VIRGINIA
- NOT 18/REGISTERED IN A DIFFERENT STATE/NOT REGISTERED AT ALL
(TERMINATED)
- DO NOT KNOW/REFUSED (TERMINATED)

2. In November, there will be elections for U.S. Senator and U.S. Representative here in Virginia.
At this time, do you plan to..

88% DEFINITELY VOTE
9% PROBABLY VOTE
3% I AM NOT SURE YET OR UNDECIDED WHETHER TO VOTE
- PROBABLY NOT VOTE (TERMINATED)
- DEFINITELY NOT VOTE (TERMINATED)
- DO NOT KNOW/NOT SURE (VOL.) (TERMINATED)
- REFUSED (VOL.) (TERMINATED)

3. Into which of the following ranges does your age fall?

6% 18-24
15% 25-34
17% 35-44
21% 45-54
19% 55-64
19% 65 AND ABOVE
2% REFUSED (VOL.)

4. Which of the following best describes your racial background? (ROTATED)

75% CAUCASIAN OR WHITE
7% ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER
5% HISPANIC OR LATINO
4% AFRICAN-AMERICAN OR BLACK
* NATIVE AMERICAN
3% MULTI-RACIAL OR OTHER (VOL.)
1% DO NOT KNOW (VOL.)
5% REFUSED (VOL.)










the polling company, inc./WomanTrend
Survey of 404 LVs in VA-10 TOPLINE
October 2014

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5. Region (RECORDED BY COUNTY FROM SAMPLE)

43% LOUDON
30% FAIRFAX
14% WEST
13% PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS

6. Gender (RECORDED BY OBSERVATION)

53% FEMALE
47% MALE

NAME RECOGNITION AND FAVORABILITY RATINGS
I am going to read you the names of a few people. After I read each name, first please tell me if you have
heard of that person and then tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of that person. If you
have no opinion of a person, or have never heard of a particular person, just tell me and well move on.
(RANDOMIZED ORDER OF NAMES)

(ASKED FAVORABLE/UNFAVORABLE): And, do you have a STRONGLY (favorable/unfavorable)
opinion of that person, or just a SOMEWHAT (favorable/unfavorable) opinion of that person?)

7. Barbara Comstock

46% TOTAL FAVORABLE
33% STRONGLY FAVORABLE
13% SOMEWHAT FAVORABLE

36% TOTAL UNFAVORABLE
8% SOMEWHAT UNFAVORABLE
29% STRONGLY UNFAVORABLE

13% HEARD OF, NO OPINION
4% NEVER HEARD OF
1% DO NOT KNOW (VOL.)
- REFUSED (VOL.)

8. J ohn Foust (FOWL-st)

33% TOTAL FAVORABLE
21% STRONGLY FAVORABLE
12% SOMEWHAT FAVORABLE

34% TOTAL UNFAVORABLE
10% SOMEWHAT UNFAVORABLE
25% STRONGLY UNFAVORABLE

19% HEARD OF, NO OPINION
10% NEVER HEARD OF
3% DO NOT KNOW (VOL.)
* REFUSED (VOL.)





the polling company, inc./WomanTrend
Survey of 404 LVs in VA-10 TOPLINE
October 2014

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BALLOT TEST

9. If the election for U.S. Congress were tomorrow, would you vote for (READ AND ROTATED)
Republican Barbara Comstock, Democrat J ohn Foust, Libertarian Bill Redpath, Green Party
Dianne Blais, or Independent Bill Eickholt?

(PROBED THOSE WHO SAY CANDIDATE NAME: AND WOULD THAT BE DEFINITELY OR
PROBABLY FOR [INSERT CANDIDATE]?)

(PROBED THOSE WHO SAY UNDECIDED: TOWARD WHICH CANDIDATE DO YOU LEAN?)

51% TOTAL BARBARA COMSTOCK
36% DEFINITELY BARBARA COMSTOCK
13% PROBABLY BARBARA COMSTOCK
2% LEAN BARBARA COMSTOCK

35% TOTAL JOHN FOUST
26% DEFINITELY J OHN FOUST
7% PROBABLY J OHN FOUST
2% LEAN J OHN FOUST

2% TOTAL DIANNE BLAIS
2% DEFINITELY DIANNE BLAIS
* PROBABLY DIANNE BLAIS
* LEAN DIANNE BLAIS

1% TOTAL BILL REDPATH
1% DEFINITELY BILL REDPATH
- PROBABLY BILL REDPATH
* LEAN BILL REDPATH

1% TOTAL BILL EICKHOLT
* DEFINITELY BILL EICKHOLT
* PROBABLY BILL EICKHOLT
- LEAN BILL EICKHOLT

8% HARD UNDECIDED/DO NOT KNOW (VOL.)
1% OTHER (VOL.) (RECORDED VERBATIM)
* WOULD NOT VOTE (VOL.)
1% REFUSED (VOL.)


DEMOGRAPHICS
Finally, I have a few confidential, statistical questions, for classification purposes only

10. Regardless of how you may feel now, for whom did you vote for President in the 2012 election:
Democrat Barack Obama, Republican Mitt Romney, did you vote for someone else (if so,
whom?) or did you not have a chance to vote for President in 2012?

47% DEMOCRAT BARACK OBAMA
44% REPUBLICAN MITT ROMNEY
2% DID NOT VOTE
1% OTHER - LIBERTARIAN GARY J OHNSON (VOL.)
1% SOMEONE ELSE/OTHER (VOL.) (RECORDED VERBATIM)
1% DO NOT KNOW/DO NOT REMEMBER (VOL.)
4% REFUSED (VOL.)


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Survey of 404 LVs in VA-10 TOPLINE
October 2014

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11. Thinking for a moment about your social, economic, and political viewsDo you consider
yourself to be (ROTATED) a conservative, a moderate or a liberal?

[IF CONSERVATIVE/LIBERAL, ASKED] And would you consider yourself to be VERY
(conservative/liberal) or SOMEWHAT (conservative/liberal)?

34% TOTAL CONSERVATIVE
22% VERY CONSERVATIVE
12% SOMEWHAT CONSERVATIVE

41% MODERATE

18% TOTAL LIBERAL
9% SOMEWHAT LIBERAL
9% VERY LIBERAL

1% LIBERTARIAN
6% DO NOT KNOW/REFUSED (VOL.)

12. In politics today, do you consider yourself to be a (ROTATED) Republican, Independent or
Democrat? (IF REPUB OR DEM, ASKED: Are you a strong (Republican/Democrat) or a not-
so-strong (Republican/Democrat)? (IF INDEPENDENT ASKED: Which way do you lean, or
usually vote, the Democratic or Republican Party?)

34% TOTAL REPUBLICAN
22% STRONG REPUBLICAN
6% NOT-SO-STRONG REPUBLICAN
6% INDEPENDENT LEANING REPUBLICAN

26% INDEPENDENT

36% TOTAL DEMOCRAT
5% INDEPENDENT LEANING DEMOCRAT
6% NOT-SO-STRONG DEMOCRAT
25% STRONG DEMOCRAT

2% OTHER (VOL.)
1% DO NOT KNOW (VOL.)
1% REFUSED (VOL.)