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October 15, 2012 Pinellas County Races General Election Survey

Telephone survey of likely voters within 6 races in Pinellas County Florida for the November 6 general election, conducted on October 15th, 2012:

In this survey of likely voters conducted during the third week in October, we polled on 6 different competative races.


These results are scientifically weighted by political party, race and age.
The scientific results shown below each have their sample size and margin of error stated next to the question.


This poll is different from our recent polls in that we have in effect conducted two separate polls for each race: a poll of registered voters that uses a sample from all registered voters and then weights the results against the demographics of all registered voters, and a poll of active voters that uses a sample from only those people who have voted in an election within the last four years and then weights the results against the demographics of all active voters.


In the race for Representative in Congress from District 13 do you support Republican C.W. Bill Young
 or Democrat Jessica Ehrlich?
                     REGISTERED (587 responses   4.0% MoE)        ACTIVE (744 responses   3.6% MoE)
  C.W. Bill Young         52.0%                                     53.9%
  Jessica Ehrlich         36.2%                                     37.3%
  Undecided               11.8%                                      8.8%

In the race for State Representative from District 65 do you support Republican Peter Nehr 
 or Democrat Carl "Z" Zimmermann?
                     REGISTERED (707 responses   3.7% MoE)        ACTIVE (741 responses   3.6% MoE)
  Peter Nehr              43.7%                                     45.6%
  Carl Z Zimmerman      41.7%                                     41.0%
  Undecided               14.6%                                     13.4%

In the race for State Representative from District 68 do you support Republican Frank Farkas, Democrat Dwight Dudley
 or No Party Candidate Matthew D. Weidner?
                     REGISTERED (599 responses   4.0% MoE)        ACTIVE (543 responses   4.2% MoE)
  Frank Farkas            44.1%                                     43.1%
  Dwight Dudley           44.2%                                     47.3%
  Matthew D. Weidner       5.8%                                      4.8%
  Undecided                5.8%                                      4.8%

In the race for Pinellas County Sheriff do you support Republican Bob Gualtieri or Democrat Scott Swope?
                     REGISTERED (587 responses   4.0% MoE)        ACTIVE (662 responses   3.8% MoE)
  Bob Gualtieri:          48.4%                                     50.5%
  Scott Swope:            36.8%                                     38.3%
  Undecided:              14.8%                                     11.1%  

In the race for Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners District 1 do you support Republican Neil Brickfield
 or Democrat Janet C. Long?
                     REGISTERED (521 responses   4.3% MoE)        ACTIVE (609 responses   4.0% MoE)
  Neil Brickfield:        40.4%                                     43.3%
  Janet C. Long:          47.0%                                     46.8%
  Undecided:              12.5%                                      9.9%

In the race for Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners District 3 do you support Republican Nancy Bostock 
 or Democrat Charlie Justice?
                     REGISTERED (512 responses   4.3% MoE)        ACTIVE (576 responses   4.1% MoE)
  Nancy Bostock:          43.4%                                     43.1%
  Charlie Justice:        45.8%                                     47.7%
  Undecided:              10.8%                                      9.2%



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