Gainesville Surveys
 
April 2013 City of Gainesville General Survey

Telephone survey of registered voters within the City of Gainesville, conducted on April 11th, 2013:

In our April Gainesville general city poll, we asked about April's election for Mayor, bus rapid transit and a couple more questions.

Total people polled: 667

These results were scientifically weighted by political party, race and age.
Margin of error: 3.8% at a 95% confidence level


If the election for Mayor were held today, would you vote for Ed Braddy or Craig Lowe?
    Ed Braddy:         40.0%
    Craig Lowe:        35.9%
    Undecided:         24.1%

Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Ed Braddy?
    Favorable          39.5%
    Unfavorable:       28.3%
    Unsure:             32.2%

Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Craig Lowe?
    Favorable          34.1%
    Unfavorable:       42.4%
    Unsure:             23.5%

Do you support development of a bus rapid transit system in the city?
    Yes:               52.9%
    No:                 29.9%
    Unsure:           17.3%



DETAILED DEMOGRAPHIC BREAKDOWNS (non-weighted percentages):



If the election for Mayor were held today, would you vote for Ed Braddy or Craig Lowe?   667 responses
Braddy: 40.3%   Lowe: 36.1%   Undecided: 23.5%                            
  Political Party Breakdown:
      Democratic Party   379 responses
      Braddy:   26.4%     Lowe:   49.6%   Undecided:   24.0%                            
      Republican Party   162 responses
      Braddy:   77.2%     Lowe:   8.0%   Undecided:   14.8%                            
      Independent Voter   126 responses
      Braddy:   34.9%     Lowe:   31.7%   Undecided:   33.3%                            
  Race Breakdown:
      White, Not Hispanic   422 responses
      Braddy:   44.3%     Lowe:   38.4%   Undecided:   17.3%                            
      Black, Not Hispanic   139 responses
      Braddy:   34.5%     Lowe:   30.9%   Undecided:   34.5%                            
      Asian or Pacific Islander   18 responses
      Braddy:   22.2%     Lowe:   44.4%   Undecided:   33.3%                            
      Hispanic   65 responses
      Braddy:   33.8%     Lowe:   33.8%   Undecided:   32.3%                            
      Other or Unknown   17 responses
      Braddy:   35.3%     Lowe:   29.4%   Undecided:   35.3%                            
  Gender Breakdown:
      Male   333 responses
      Braddy:   42.0%     Lowe:   36.0%   Undecided:   21.9%                            
      Female   334 responses
      Braddy:   38.6%     Lowe:   36.2%   Undecided:   25.1%                            
  Age Breakdown:
      18 to 29   300 responses
      Braddy:   28.7%     Lowe:   39.0%   Undecided:   32.3%                            
      30 to 49   172 responses
      Braddy:   46.5%     Lowe:   39.5%   Undecided:   14.0%                            
      50 to 69   135 responses
      Braddy:   55.6%     Lowe:   24.4%   Undecided:   20.0%                            
      70 and up   60 responses
      Braddy:   46.7%     Lowe:   38.3%   Undecided:   15.0%                            
Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Ed Braddy?   667 responses
Favorable: 39.6%   Unfavorable: 28.5%   Unsure: 31.9%                            
  Political Party Breakdown:
      Democratic Party   379 responses
      Favorable:   26.9%     Unfavorable:   38.8%   Unsure:   34.3%                            
      Republican Party   162 responses
      Favorable:   72.2%     Unfavorable:   9.3%   Unsure:   18.5%                            
      Independent Voter   126 responses
      Favorable:   35.7%     Unfavorable:   22.2%   Unsure:   42.1%                            
  Race Breakdown:
      White, Not Hispanic   422 responses
      Favorable:   42.9%     Unfavorable:   30.8%   Unsure:   26.3%                            
      Black, Not Hispanic   139 responses
      Favorable:   33.1%     Unfavorable:   22.3%   Unsure:   44.6%                            
      Asian or Pacific Islander   18 responses
      Favorable:   22.2%     Unfavorable:   33.3%   Unsure:   44.4%                            
      Hispanic   65 responses
      Favorable:   33.8%     Unfavorable:   26.2%   Unsure:   40.0%                            
      Other or Unknown   17 responses
      Favorable:   47.1%     Unfavorable:   29.4%   Unsure:   23.5%                            
  Gender Breakdown:
      Male   333 responses
      Favorable:   39.9%     Unfavorable:   28.8%   Unsure:   31.2%                            
      Female   334 responses
      Favorable:   39.2%     Unfavorable:   28.1%   Unsure:   32.6%                            
  Age Breakdown:
      18 to 29   300 responses
      Favorable:   27.7%     Unfavorable:   28.0%   Unsure:   44.3%                            
      30 to 49   172 responses
      Favorable:   45.3%     Unfavorable:   30.8%   Unsure:   23.8%                            
      50 to 69   135 responses
      Favorable:   54.1%     Unfavorable:   26.7%   Unsure:   19.3%                            
      70 and up   60 responses
      Favorable:   50.0%     Unfavorable:   28.3%   Unsure:   21.7%                            
Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Craig Lowe?   667 responses
Favorable: 34.0%   Unfavorable: 42.7%   Unsure: 23.2%                            
  Political Party Breakdown:
      Democratic Party   379 responses
      Favorable:   44.3%     Unfavorable:   31.7%   Unsure:   24.0%                            
      Republican Party   162 responses
      Favorable:   12.3%     Unfavorable:   71.6%   Unsure:   16.0%                            
      Independent Voter   126 responses
      Favorable:   31.0%     Unfavorable:   38.9%   Unsure:   30.2%                            
  Race Breakdown:
      White, Not Hispanic   422 responses
      Favorable:   34.1%     Unfavorable:   48.1%   Unsure:   17.8%                            
      Black, Not Hispanic   139 responses
      Favorable:   30.2%     Unfavorable:   37.4%   Unsure:   32.4%                            
      Asian or Pacific Islander   18 responses
      Favorable:   61.1%     Unfavorable:   5.6%   Unsure:   33.3%                            
      Hispanic   65 responses
      Favorable:   32.3%     Unfavorable:   32.3%   Unsure:   35.4%                            
      Other or Unknown   17 responses
      Favorable:   41.2%     Unfavorable:   35.3%   Unsure:   23.5%                            
  Gender Breakdown:
      Male   333 responses
      Favorable:   31.2%     Unfavorable:   43.5%   Unsure:   25.2%                            
      Female   334 responses
      Favorable:   36.8%     Unfavorable:   41.9%   Unsure:   21.3%                            
  Age Breakdown:
      18 to 29   300 responses
      Favorable:   38.3%     Unfavorable:   30.3%   Unsure:   31.3%                            
      30 to 49   172 responses
      Favorable:   33.1%     Unfavorable:   51.7%   Unsure:   15.1%                            
      50 to 69   135 responses
      Favorable:   24.4%     Unfavorable:   58.5%   Unsure:   17.0%                            
      70 and up   60 responses
      Favorable:   36.7%     Unfavorable:   43.3%   Unsure:   20.0%                            
Do you support development of a bus rapid transit system in the city?   667 responses
Yes: 53.1%   No: 30.0%   Unsure: 16.9%                            
  Political Party Breakdown:
      Democratic Party   379 responses
      Yes:   65.2%     No:   19.0%   Unsure:   15.8%                            
      Republican Party   162 responses
      Yes:   24.1%     No:   59.3%   Unsure:   16.7%                            
      Independent Voter   126 responses
      Yes:   54.0%     No:   25.4%   Unsure:   20.6%                            
  Race Breakdown:
      White, Not Hispanic   422 responses
      Yes:   47.2%     No:   37.2%   Unsure:   15.6%                            
      Black, Not Hispanic   139 responses
      Yes:   67.6%     No:   15.8%   Unsure:   16.5%                            
      Asian or Pacific Islander   18 responses
      Yes:   38.9%     No:   22.2%   Unsure:   38.9%                            
      Hispanic   65 responses
      Yes:   67.7%     No:   15.4%   Unsure:   16.9%                            
      Other or Unknown   17 responses
      Yes:   47.1%     No:   35.3%   Unsure:   17.6%                            
  Gender Breakdown:
      Male   333 responses
      Yes:   50.2%     No:   35.1%   Unsure:   14.7%                            
      Female   334 responses
      Yes:   56.0%     No:   24.9%   Unsure:   19.2%                            
  Age Breakdown:
      18 to 29   300 responses
      Yes:   62.3%     No:   19.7%   Unsure:   18.0%                            
      30 to 49   172 responses
      Yes:   48.8%     No:   31.4%   Unsure:   19.8%                            
      50 to 69   135 responses
      Yes:   43.0%     No:   42.2%   Unsure:   14.8%                            
      70 and up   60 responses
      Yes:   41.7%     No:   50.0%   Unsure:   8.3%                            
 
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