LOS ANGELES TIMES: CLINTON UP ON HEALTH/OTHER ISSUES
LOS ANGELES TIMES surveyed 1,551 California adults (1,290This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.
registered voters), 10/17-10/21; margin of error +/- 3% (LOS
ANGELES TIMES release, 10/23). All of the following questions
were asked of registered voters.
IF THE ELECTION WERE BEING HELD TODAY, FOR WHOM WOULD YOU VOTE:
WHO HAS THE BEST IDEAS FOR HANDLING THE FOLLOWING ISSUES?
Clinton Dole Perot Nader
Balancing the budget 42% 26% 21% 1%
HEALTH CARE 49 27 5 7
Illegal immigration 39 30 6 3
Foreign affairs 49 34 5 1
IF ELECTIONS FOR CONGRESS WERE BEING HELD TODAY, WHICH PARTY
WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE WIN IN THIS CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT?
Democratic 52% Republican 42%
ARE THERE ANY ELECTIONS OR STATEWIDE BALLOT INITIATIVES SO
IMPORTANT TO YOU THAT THEY WILL PARTICULARLY MOTIVATE YOU TO TURN
OUT AND VOTE THIS COMING NOVEMBER 5?
Proposition 214 (Californians for Patient Rights) 5%
Proposition 215 (Legalize marijuana for medicinal use) 5
Proposition 216 (The Patient Protection Act) 4
NOTE: Fifty-seven percent of voters said that either
nothing or everything was motivating them. Ten percent cited the
presidential races, and one percent cited the congressional race
in their district.