68% Want Libertarian Candidate Judge Jim Gray in Senate Debates

Rasmussen Reports poll shows Judge Jim Gray a major contender in U.S. Senate Race in California.

Orange County, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2004 -- Rasmussen Reports has announced the results of a poll conducted July 22nd, 2004. The independent pollster asked 500 likely voters their opinion on this November California U.S. Senate race. Results show Libertarian Candidate Judge Jim Gray is a major contender in this important race.

The survey found that 68% of Californians want Judge Gray in the public debates, with only 13% opposed.

The Rasmussen survey also found if voters were told they could determine the outcome with their one vote, 18% said that they would choose Judge Jim Gray to be their next U.S. Senator.

Judge Jim Gray is the Libertarian Candidate running for the California U.S. Senate seat against incumbent Barbara Boxer. His website is www.JudgeJim.com and the campaign phone number is 888 Judge-Jim. The poll also shows that 8% of Californian voters would vote for Judge Jim Gray if the election were held today.

To receive a copy of the poll results please go to www.tinyurl.com/69fpp or contact the campaign headquarters, Julia El-Haj at: (949) 253-4036.

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California Survey of 500 Likely Voters
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Conducted July 22, 2004

Margin of Sampling Error: +/- 4.5 Percentage Points

1* If the Presidential election were held today, would you vote for
Republican George W. Bush, Democrat John F. Kerry, or Libertarian Michael
Badnarik?

          41%          Bush
          52%          Kerry
          3%          Badnarik
          4%          Not sure

2* If the election for U.S. Senator were held today, would you vote for
Republican Bill Jones, Democrat Barbara Boxer, or Libertarian Jim Gray?

          36%          Jones
          51%          Boxer
          8%          Gray
          5%          Not sure

3-5*
                                        Jones     Boxer     Gray         
First Choice                         41%          52%          8%         
Second Choice                    12%          10%          44%         

6-8* Ratings of the Candidates
                                             Jones     Boxer     Gray         
Average Response (Scale 1-9)     5.0          5.4          3.2         
% Not Sure                              30%          5%          54%         

9* Democrat Barbara Boxer, Republican Bill Jones, and Libertarian Jim
Gray are the only candidates for U.S. Senate who had a headquarters, paid
staff and organized fundraising. If you knew this to be true, would you
want Judge Jim Gray to participate in the televised debates?

68%          Yes
13%          No
19%          Not sure

10* Suppose you knew that Libertarian candidate Judge Jim Gray supports
"sunset" legislation to require all federal agencies to justify their
existence to Congress every five years or be disbanded, would that
encourage you to vote for Judge Jim Gray for U.S. Senate?

41%          Yes
36%          No
23%          Not sure

11* Suppose you knew that Libertarian candidate Judge Jim Gray supports
legislation for California to treat marijuana like alcohol and control
and tax it, would that encourage you to vote for Judge Jim Gray for U.S.
Senate?
         
42%          Yes
43%          No
15%          Not sure

12* Suppose you knew that Libertarian candidate Judge Jim Gray supports
legislation to require all felonies to be actual violent offenses before
utilizing the sentencing provisions of the Three Strikes laws, would that
encourage you to vote for Judge Jim Gray for U.S. Senate?

40%          Yes
42%          No
18%          Not sure

13* Suppose the election for U.S Senate was a tie and your vote decided
who won the election. If your vote decided the election and determined
the next U.S. Senator, would you vote for Libertarian candidate Judge Jim
Gray, Democratic candidate Senator Barbara Boxer, or Republican candidate
Bill Jones?

18%          Gray
49%          Boxer
33%          Jones

14* Are there any circumstances under which you would you consider voting
for Libertarian Jim Gray for U.S. Senate?

46%          Yes
34%          No
20%          Not sure

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Source :  http://www.prweb.com/releases/2004/7/prweb144602.htm