Gulfport Surveys
 
January 2013 City of Gulfport General Survey

Telephone survey of registered voters within the City of Gulfport, conducted on January 28th, 2013:

In our January Gulfport general city poll, we asked about March's election for Mayor, a smoking ban on the beach, red light cameras and several more questions.

Total people polled: 267

These results were scientifically weighted by political party and age.
Margin of error between 6% and 7%, they are shown for each question


In the race for Mayor of Gulfport, who do you support: Sam Henderson or Robert Worthington?
        (267 responses, margin of error 6.00% at a 95% confidence level)
    Henderson:         30.5%
    Worthington:       29.3%
    Undecided:        40.2%

Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Sam Henderson?
        (227 responses, margin of error 6.50% at a 95% confidence level)
    Favorable:         40.5%
    Unfavorable:      14.0%
    Unsure:            45.5%

Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Robert Worthington?
        (211 responses, margin of error 6.75% at a 95% confidence level)
    Favorable:         40.8%
    Unfavorable:      14.7%
    Unsure:            44.5%

Do you support the proposed charter amendment about filling elected position vacancies in the city?
        (204 responses, margin of error 6.86% at a 95% confidence level)
    Yes:           38.1%
    No:               7.3%
    Unsure:       54.6%

Do you think the city installing red light cameras was a good thing?
        (201 responses, margin of error 6.91% at a 95% confidence level)
    Yes:           49.1%
    No:             40.3%
    Unsure:       10.6%

Would you support a smoking ban on the beach?
        (198 responses, margin of error 6.97% at a 95% confidence level)
    Yes:           46.1%
    No:             47.6%
    Unsure:        6.4%



DETAILED DEMOGRAPHIC BREAKDOWNS (non-weighted percentages):



In the race for Mayor of Gulfport, who do you support: Sam Henderson or Robert Worthington?   267 responses
Henderson: 31.8%   Worthington: 28.8%   Undecided: 39.3%                            
  Political Party Breakdown:
      Democratic Party   140 responses
      Henderson:   38.6%     Worthington:   27.9%   Undecided:   33.6%                            
      Republican Party   68 responses
      Henderson:   25.0%     Worthington:   29.4%   Undecided:   45.6%                            
      Independent Voter   59 responses
      Henderson:   23.7%     Worthington:   30.5%   Undecided:   45.8%                            
  Race Breakdown:
      White, Not Hispanic   242 responses
      Henderson:   33.1%     Worthington:   29.8%   Undecided:   37.2%                            
      Black, Not Hispanic   13 responses
      Henderson:   23.1%     Worthington:   23.1%   Undecided:   53.8%                            
      Asian or Pacific Islander   1 responses
      Henderson:  100.0%     Worthington:  0%   Undecided:  0%                            
      Hispanic   3 responses
      Henderson:  0%     Worthington:   33.3%   Undecided:   66.7%                            
      Other or Unknown   7 responses
      Henderson:   14.3%     Worthington:  0%   Undecided:   85.7%                            
  Gender Breakdown:
      Male   98 responses
      Henderson:   22.4%     Worthington:   24.5%   Undecided:   53.1%                            
      Female   169 responses
      Henderson:   37.3%     Worthington:   31.4%   Undecided:   31.4%                            
  Age Breakdown:
      18 to 29   20 responses
      Henderson:   25.0%     Worthington:   25.0%   Undecided:   50.0%                            
      30 to 49   39 responses
      Henderson:   25.6%     Worthington:   35.9%   Undecided:   38.5%                            
      50 to 69   123 responses
      Henderson:   32.5%     Worthington:   29.3%   Undecided:   38.2%                            
      70 and up   85 responses
      Henderson:   35.3%     Worthington:   25.9%   Undecided:   38.8%                            
Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Sam Henderson?   227 responses
Favorable: 42.3%   Unfavorable: 14.1%   Unsure: 43.6%                            
  Political Party Breakdown:
      Democratic Party   120 responses
      Favorable:   49.2%     Unfavorable:   14.2%   Unsure:   36.7%                            
      Republican Party   53 responses
      Favorable:   28.3%     Unfavorable:   18.9%   Unsure:   52.8%                            
      Independent Voter   54 responses
      Favorable:   40.7%     Unfavorable:   9.3%   Unsure:   50.0%                            
  Race Breakdown:
      White, Not Hispanic   208 responses
      Favorable:   43.3%     Unfavorable:   14.4%   Unsure:   42.3%                            
      Black, Not Hispanic   11 responses
      Favorable:   36.4%     Unfavorable:   9.1%   Unsure:   54.5%                            
      Asian or Pacific Islander   1 responses
      Favorable:  100.0%     Unfavorable:  0%   Unsure:  0%                            
      Hispanic   2 responses
      Favorable:  0%     Unfavorable:  0%   Unsure:  100.0%                            
      Other or Unknown   4 responses
      Favorable:   25.0%     Unfavorable:  0%   Unsure:   75.0%                            
  Gender Breakdown:
      Male   80 responses
      Favorable:   36.2%     Unfavorable:   13.8%   Unsure:   50.0%                            
      Female   147 responses
      Favorable:   45.6%     Unfavorable:   14.3%   Unsure:   40.1%                            
  Age Breakdown:
      18 to 29   16 responses
      Favorable:   25.0%     Unfavorable:   18.8%   Unsure:   56.2%                            
      30 to 49   33 responses
      Favorable:   36.4%     Unfavorable:   9.1%   Unsure:   54.5%                            
      50 to 69   106 responses
      Favorable:   43.4%     Unfavorable:   16.0%   Unsure:   40.6%                            
      70 and up   72 responses
      Favorable:   47.2%     Unfavorable:   12.5%   Unsure:   40.3%                            
Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Robert Worthington?   211 responses
Favorable: 41.2%   Unfavorable: 15.6%   Unsure: 43.1%                            
  Political Party Breakdown:
      Democratic Party   110 responses
      Favorable:   40.0%     Unfavorable:   19.1%   Unsure:   40.9%                            
      Republican Party   49 responses
      Favorable:   51.0%     Unfavorable:   14.3%   Unsure:   34.7%                            
      Independent Voter   52 responses
      Favorable:   34.6%     Unfavorable:   9.6%   Unsure:   55.8%                            
  Race Breakdown:
      White, Not Hispanic   193 responses
      Favorable:   42.0%     Unfavorable:   16.6%   Unsure:   41.5%                            
      Black, Not Hispanic   11 responses
      Favorable:   27.3%     Unfavorable:   9.1%   Unsure:   63.6%                            
      Asian or Pacific Islander   1 responses
      Favorable:  100.0%     Unfavorable:  0%   Unsure:  0%                            
      Hispanic   1 responses
      Favorable:  0%     Unfavorable:  0%   Unsure:  100.0%                            
      Other or Unknown   4 responses
      Favorable:   25.0%     Unfavorable:  0%   Unsure:   75.0%                            
  Gender Breakdown:
      Male   70 responses
      Favorable:   40.0%     Unfavorable:   18.6%   Unsure:   41.4%                            
      Female   141 responses
      Favorable:   41.8%     Unfavorable:   14.2%   Unsure:   44.0%                            
  Age Breakdown:
      18 to 29   14 responses
      Favorable:   28.6%     Unfavorable:   7.1%   Unsure:   64.3%                            
      30 to 49   31 responses
      Favorable:   38.7%     Unfavorable:   9.7%   Unsure:   51.6%                            
      50 to 69   100 responses
      Favorable:   44.0%     Unfavorable:   18.0%   Unsure:   38.0%                            
      70 and up   66 responses
      Favorable:   40.9%     Unfavorable:   16.7%   Unsure:   42.4%                            
Do you support the proposed charter amendment about filling elected position vacancies in the city?   204 responses
Yes: 38.2%   No: 7.4%   Unsure: 54.4%                            
  Political Party Breakdown:
      Democratic Party   105 responses
      Yes:   41.9%     No:   6.7%   Unsure:   51.4%                            
      Republican Party   48 responses
      Yes:   31.2%     No:   8.3%   Unsure:   60.4%                            
      Independent Voter   51 responses
      Yes:   37.3%     No:   7.8%   Unsure:   54.9%                            
  Race Breakdown:
      White, Not Hispanic   186 responses
      Yes:   37.1%     No:   7.0%   Unsure:   55.9%                            
      Black, Not Hispanic   11 responses
      Yes:   36.4%     No:   18.2%   Unsure:   45.5%                            
      Asian or Pacific Islander   1 responses
      Yes:  100.0%     No:  0%   Unsure:  0%                            
      Hispanic   1 responses
      Yes:  100.0%     No:  0%   Unsure:  0%                            
      Other or Unknown   4 responses
      Yes:   50.0%     No:  0%   Unsure:   50.0%                            
  Gender Breakdown:
      Male   69 responses
      Yes:   30.4%     No:   15.9%   Unsure:   53.6%                            
      Female   135 responses
      Yes:   42.2%     No:   3.0%   Unsure:   54.8%                            
  Age Breakdown:
      18 to 29   13 responses
      Yes:   53.8%     No:   7.7%   Unsure:   38.5%                            
      30 to 49   31 responses
      Yes:   32.3%     No:   6.5%   Unsure:   61.3%                            
      50 to 69   97 responses
      Yes:   37.1%     No:   5.2%   Unsure:   57.7%                            
      70 and up   63 responses
      Yes:   39.7%     No:   11.1%   Unsure:   49.2%                            
Do you think the city installing red light cameras was a good thing?   201 responses
Yes: 49.8%   No: 39.8%   Unsure: 10.4%                            
  Political Party Breakdown:
      Democratic Party   103 responses
      Yes:   56.3%     No:   36.9%   Unsure:   6.8%                            
      Republican Party   47 responses
      Yes:   42.6%     No:   40.4%   Unsure:   17.0%                            
      Independent Voter   51 responses
      Yes:   43.1%     No:   45.1%   Unsure:   11.8%                            
  Race Breakdown:
      White, Not Hispanic   183 responses
      Yes:   49.7%     No:   40.4%   Unsure:   9.8%                            
      Black, Not Hispanic   11 responses
      Yes:   54.5%     No:   18.2%   Unsure:   27.3%                            
      Asian or Pacific Islander   1 responses
      Yes:  100.0%     No:  0%   Unsure:  0%                            
      Hispanic   1 responses
      Yes:  0%     No:  100.0%   Unsure:  0%                            
      Other or Unknown   4 responses
      Yes:   25.0%     No:   75.0%   Unsure:  0%                            
  Gender Breakdown:
      Male   69 responses
      Yes:   34.8%     No:   56.5%   Unsure:   8.7%                            
      Female   132 responses
      Yes:   57.6%     No:   31.1%   Unsure:   11.4%                            
  Age Breakdown:
      18 to 29   13 responses
      Yes:   61.5%     No:   30.8%   Unsure:   7.7%                            
      30 to 49   31 responses
      Yes:   41.9%     No:   48.4%   Unsure:   9.7%                            
      50 to 69   97 responses
      Yes:   46.4%     No:   43.3%   Unsure:   10.3%                            
      70 and up   60 responses
      Yes:   56.7%     No:   31.7%   Unsure:   11.7%                            
Would you support a smoking ban on the beach?   198 responses
Yes: 46.5%   No: 47.0%   Unsure: 6.6%                            
  Political Party Breakdown:
      Democratic Party   102 responses
      Yes:   52.9%     No:   41.2%   Unsure:   5.9%                            
      Republican Party   46 responses
      Yes:   43.5%     No:   47.8%   Unsure:   8.7%                            
      Independent Voter   50 responses
      Yes:   36.0%     No:   58.0%   Unsure:   6.0%                            
  Race Breakdown:
      White, Not Hispanic   180 responses
      Yes:   45.0%     No:   47.8%   Unsure:   7.2%                            
      Black, Not Hispanic   11 responses
      Yes:   54.5%     No:   45.5%   Unsure:  0%                            
      Asian or Pacific Islander   1 responses
      Yes:  100.0%     No:  0%   Unsure:  0%                            
      Hispanic   1 responses
      Yes:  0%     No:  100.0%   Unsure:  0%                            
      Other or Unknown   4 responses
      Yes:  100.0%     No:  0%   Unsure:  0%                            
  Gender Breakdown:
      Male   68 responses
      Yes:   39.7%     No:   55.9%   Unsure:   4.4%                            
      Female   130 responses
      Yes:   50.0%     No:   42.3%   Unsure:   7.7%                            
  Age Breakdown:
      18 to 29   13 responses
      Yes:   38.5%     No:   53.8%   Unsure:   7.7%                            
      30 to 49   31 responses
      Yes:   54.8%     No:   45.2%   Unsure:  0%                            
      50 to 69   95 responses
      Yes:   42.1%     No:   48.4%   Unsure:   9.5%                            
      70 and up   59 responses
      Yes:   50.8%     No:   44.1%   Unsure:   5.1%                            
 
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