10/29 Conservative Intel poll of #SCGOV and POTUS 2016 general election matchups

South Carolina Governor/President poll results
Conservative Intel poll, conducted by Harper Polling.
Oct. 27-28, 2013
Respondents: 676 Likely Voters
Margin of Error:  +/-3.77%

Q: In an election for Governor of South Carolina, would you generally prefer to vote for the Republican candidate or the Democratic candidate?

Republican………….49%
Democrat……………38%
Someone else……….4%
Not sure………………9%

Now, I am going to read you a list of names. Please indicate whether you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of each.

Nikki Haley

Favorable…………..42%
Unfavorable………..43%
Not sure……………15%

Vincent Sheheen

Favorable…………..25%
Unfavorable………..29%
Not sure……………46%

Mark Sanford

Favorable…………..33%
Unfavorable…………51%
Not sure…………….16%

Ted Cruz

Favorable…………..30%
Unfavorable…………30%
Not sure…………….40%

Q: In an election for Governor of South Carolina, who would you most likely vote for: Nikki Haley, Republican or Vincent Sheheen, Democrat?

Haley…………..48%
Sheheen……….39%
Not sure……….13%

Q: In an election for President in 2016, who would you most likely vote for: Hillary Clinton, Democrat or Chris Christie, Republican?

Clinton…………..38%
Christie………….43%
Not sure…………18%

Q: In an election for President in 2016, who would you most likely vote for: Hillary Clinton, Democrat or Ted Cruz, Republican?

Clinton…………..42%
Cruz……………..41%
Not sure………..16%

Q: In an election for President in 2016, who would you most likely vote for: Hillary Clinton, Democrat or Marco Rubio, Republican?

Clinton…………..40%
Rubio…………….47%
Not sure…………14%

Q: As you may know, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas led the effort to defund Obamacare even if it meant shutting down the federal government. Please tell me which of the following comes closest to your opinion. Some say Cruz should have compromised to avoid the disastrous government shutdown. Others say Cruz took a courageous stand against a dangerous health care law.

Cruz should have compromised to avoid the shutdown…………..46%
Cruz took a courageous stand against Obamacare……………….43%
Not sure…………………………………………………………………….11%

Demographics:

Party Affiliation
Republican…………………………………..44%
Democrat…………………………………….33%
Independent or any other party………….23%

Gender
Female……………………………………..52%
Male…………………………………………48%

Age
18 – 35………………………………………9%
36 – 50…………………………………….23%
51 – 65…………………………………….39%
66 and older……………………………..29%

Race/Ethnicity
White………………………………………67%
Black………………………………………24%
Other………………………………………10%

Ideology
Conservative……………………………..52%
Moderate………………………………….32%
Liberal……………………………………..10%
Not sure…………………………………….7%

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