Anthony Brown leads Md. Democratic Governor's primary by wide margin

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Poll Questions

Q: Are you registered to vote at your present address, or not?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Are you registered as (a Democrat), (a Republican), an independent or something else?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Would you say you are following this year's governor's race in the state of Maryland very closely, fairly closely, not too closely, or not closely at all?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) This year’s Democratic and Republican primary election for governor will be held on June 24th. A lot of people end up not being able to vote because they aren’t registered, they just don’t have time, or some other reason. Keeping these things in mind, I'd like you to rate the chances that you will vote in the primary election on Tuesday June 24th. Are you absolutely certain to vote, will you probably vote, are the chances 50-50, or less than that?

Q: If the Democratic primary election for governor were held today, would you vote for (Anthony Brown), (Doug Gansler) or (Heather Mizeur)? Which one are you leaning toward right now? (Overall results among likely voters, demographic breakdowns among registered voters)

Q: (IF NAMED A DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE) Will you definitely vote for (Brown/Gansler/Mizeur), or is there a chance you could change your mind and vote for someone else? (IF CHANCE CHANGE MIND:) Would you say (there’s a GOOD CHANCE) you'll change your mind, or would you say (it’s PRETTY UNLIKELY)?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED REPUBLICANS) If the Republican primary election for governor were held today, would you vote for (David Craig), (Ron George), (Larry Hogan) or (Charles Lollar)? Which one are you leaning toward right now? (Overall results among likely voters, demographic breakdowns among registered Republicans)

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) Thinking ahead to the general election in November, if the election for Maryland Governor were held today and the candidates were (Anthony Brown, the Democrat) and (Larry Hogan, the Republican), for whom would you vote? Which one would you lean toward right now (Brown) or (Hogan)?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) What will be the single most important issue in deciding your vote for governor this year? (Taxes), (public education), (jobs), (crime), (health care) or something else (specify)?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS) Turning back to the Democratic primary for governor please tell me whether each of the following statements applies more to (Anthony Brown), more to (Doug Gansler) or more to (Heather Mizeur). Is honest and trustworthy.

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS) Please tell me whether each of the following statements applies more to (Anthony Brown), more to (Doug Gansler) or more to (Heather Mizeur). Understands the problems of people like you.

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS) Please tell me whether each of the following statements applies more to (Anthony Brown), more to (Doug Gansler) or more to (Heather Mizeur). Has a vision for the state's future.

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS) Please tell me whether each of the following statements applies more to (Anthony Brown), more to (Doug Gansler) or more to (Heather Mizeur). Is a good manager.

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS) Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job handling taxes - (Anthony Brown), (Doug Gansler) or (Heather Mizeur)?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS) Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job handling job creation - (Anthony Brown), (Doug Gansler) or (Heather Mizeur)?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS) Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job handling health care - (Anthony Brown), (Doug Gansler) or (Heather Mizeur)?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS) Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job handling education - (Anthony Brown), (Doug Gansler) or (Heather Mizeur)?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS) Regardless of who you support, which candidate do you trust to do a better job handling crime - (Anthony Brown), (Doug Gansler) or (Heather Mizeur)?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS) Would you like the next governor to (mainly continue in Governor Martin O'Malley's direction) or (mainly lead the state in a new direction)?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) During Governor Martin O'Malley's time in office, do you think laws passed in Maryland have been (too conservative), (too liberal) or have they been about right?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS) Overall, do you support or oppose raising Maryland state income taxes on incomes over 250-thousand dollars a year?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS) Overall, do you support or oppose cutting state taxes for business corporations in Maryland?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS, HALF SAMPLE) It has been reported that Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler has been accused of ordering some state police troopers assigned to him to regularly speed and run red lights when he traveled to routine appointments. Will this be a major factor in your vote for governor this year, a minor factor, or not a factor?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS, HALF SAMPLE) As you may know, Maryland Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown is responsible for implementing the healthcare reform law in Maryland. The state’s online health insurance marketplace has had technical problems making it more difficult for people to enroll in private plans. Will this be a major factor in your vote for governor this year, a minor factor, or not a factor?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS, HALF SAMPLE) As you may know, Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler was photographed attending a high school beach week party last year where his son was in attendance and there was alleged underage drinking. Will this be a major factor in your vote for governor this year, a minor factor, or not a factor?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS, HALF SAMPLE)As you may have heard, there have been problems with Maryland’s online health insurance marketplace where people who don't have health insurance can sign up for it. Who do you think is mainly to blame for these problems - (Governor O'Malley), (Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown), (Maryland state health care administrators), (federal government health care administrators) or someone else?

 
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