Maine Governor Voter Opinion Survey

Magellan Strategies today released an automated survey of 869 likely general election voters in Maine. The survey was fielded on October 23rd and 24th and has a margin of error of +/- 3.32% at the 95% confidence level. This survey measured the candidate image ratings and ballot test in the race for Governor.

Download the full survey summary, toplines and crosstabs

Survey Findings
The survey finds Republican Governor Paul LePage and Democrat Mike Michaud in a statistical tie with one week to go before Election Day. Among all voters, Paul LePage has 42.3% support; Mike Michaud has 41.6%, and independent candidate Eliot Cutler has 13.2% support. Among all male voters Paul LePage leads Mike Michaud by 3 points, 43% to 40% respectively, and among all female voters Mike Michaud leads by 1 point, 43% to 42% respectively. Independent Eliot Cutler’s strongest base of support is among married men and independent voters, with 16%.

The image ratings of both Paul LePage and Mike Michaud are very similar. Among all voters, 47% have a favorable opinion of Mike Michaud and 46% have an unfavorable opinion of him. For Paul LePage 48% of voters have a favorable opinion of him and 47% have an unfavorable opinion of him. The following table shows the ballot test by voter subgroup.

Survey Commissioned By
The Republican Governors Association commissioned this survey.

By | 2017-05-24T03:25:54+00:00 October 30th, 2014|