Washington Post District of Columbia poll: 2014 Mayoral election

In this poll:

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Poll Questions

Q: Are you registered to vote at your present address, or not? (IF NOT REGISTERED) Do you plan to register to vote before the upcoming District primary elections on April 1, or not?

Q: Are you registered/Will you register as a Democrat, a Republican, and independent or what? (Combined table based on total sample)

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS/PLAN TO REGISTER) Generally speaking, how interested are you in the current primary campaign for mayor in DC: would you say you are very interested, fairly interested, not too interested or not interested at all?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS/PLAN TO REGISTER) Thinking ahead to the April Democratic primary election for mayor, how would you rate the chances that you will vote in that election?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS/PLAN TO REGISTER) Suppose the primary election for mayor of the District were held today, and the candidates were... For whom would you vote? Which one are you leaning toward right now?

Q: Thinking about the general election for mayor of the District to be held in November, if the election were being held today and the candidates were (Vincent Gray, the Democrat) and (David Catania, running as an Independent candidate), for whom would you vote? Which candidate are you leaning toward?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS/PLAN TO REGISTER) Please tell me how important each of the following issues are in deciding how you’ll vote for mayor this year. District public schools

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS/PLAN TO REGISTER) Please tell me how important each of the following issues are in deciding how you'll vote for mayor this year. Growth and development

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS/PLAN TO REGISTER) Please tell me how important each of the following issues are in deciding how you’ll vote for mayor this year. Crime (half sample)

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS/PLAN TO REGISTER) Please tell me how important each of the following issues are in deciding how you’ll vote for mayor this year. The economy and jobs (half sample)

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS/PLAN TO REGISTER) Please tell me how important each of the following issues are in deciding how you’ll vote for mayor this year. The District budget (half sample)

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS/PLAN TO REGISTER) Please tell me how important each of the following issues are in deciding how you’ll vote for mayor this year. City services (half sample)

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS/PLAN TO REGISTER) Please tell me how important each of the following issues are in deciding how you’ll vote for mayor this year. Ethics and corruption (half sample)

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS/PLAN TO REGISTER) Please tell me how important each of the following issues are in deciding how you’ll vote for mayor this year. Economic inequality (half sample)

Q: For each of the following people, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of that person, or perhaps you don't know enough to say. Vincent Gray

Q: For each of the following people, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of that person, or perhaps you don't know enough to say. David Catania

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS/PLAN TO REGISTER) For each of the following people, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of that person, or perhaps you don't know enough to say. Tommy Wells (half sample)

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS/PLAN TO REGISTER) For each of the following people, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of that person, or perhaps you don't know enough to say. Andy Shallal (half sample)

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS/PLAN TO REGISTER) For each of the following people, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of that person, or perhaps you don't know enough to say. Muriel Bowser (half sample)

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS/PLAN TO REGISTER) For each of the following people, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of that person, or perhaps you don't know enough to say. Jack Evans (half sample)

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS/PLAN TO REGISTER) For each of the following people, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of that person, or perhaps you don't know enough to say. Vincent Orange (half sample)

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED DEMOCRATS/PLAN TO REGISTER) For each of the following people, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of that person, or perhaps you don't know enough to say. Reta Lewis (half sample)

Q: Do you think things in the District of Columbia are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten pretty seriously off on the wrong track?

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way that Vincent Gray is handling his job as Mayor?

Q: Please tell me whether the following statement applies to Mayor Gray, or not. He has brought needed change to the District

Q: Please tell me whether the following statement applies to Mayor Gray, or not. He understands the problems of people like you

Q: Please tell me whether the following statement applies to Mayor Gray, or not. He is honest and trustworthy

Q: I'm going to mention some issues that face our community, please tell me whether you think Mayor Gray is doing an excellent job, good, not-so-good or poor job in dealing with this issue: Attracting new business to the District

Q: I'm going to mention some issues that face our community, please tell me whether you think Mayor Gray is doing an excellent job, good, not-so-good or poor job in dealing with this issue: Improving city services

Q: I'm going to mention some issues that face our community, please tell me whether you think Mayor Gray is doing an excellent job, good, not-so-good or poor job in dealing with this issue: Reducing crime in the city

Q: I'm going to mention some issues that face our community, please tell me whether you think Mayor Gray is doing an excellent job, good, not-so-good or poor job in dealing with this issue: Improving District public schools

Q: I'm going to mention some issues that face our community, please tell me whether you think Mayor Gray is doing an excellent job, good, not-so-good or poor job in dealing with this issue: Creating more jobs for D.C. residents

Q: In general, do you favor or oppose legalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use?

Q: (IF OPPOSE LEGALIZING) Do you favor or oppose reducing punishments for possessing small amounts of marijuana to a fine of $100 or less? (RESULTS BASED ON TOTAL RESPONDENTS)

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