Office of the Kansas Secretary of State

2008 State Fair Opinion Poll

Results as of 9:00 am, Friday, September 12, 2008

1. What is the best way to increase our power supply?

57
 
Build more coal-fired power plants.
251
 
Develop alternative energy such as ethanol, solar, wind and nuclear.
249
 
Both coal-fired plants and alternative energy.

2. If the presidential election were held today, for whom would you vote?

129
 
Barack Obama, Democratic Party
351
 
John McCain, Republican Party
14
 
Bob Barr, Libertarian Party
1
 
Chuck Baldwin, Reform Party
8
 
Ralph Nader, independent candidate
14
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3. What is the most important issue for voters in this yearís election?

79
 
Immigration reform
124
 
The war on terrorism
283
 
The economy
70
 
Health care costs

4. What did you do with your economic stimulus check?

129
 
Spent it
139
 
Saved/invested it
176
 
Paid bills
80
 
I didnít receive a stimulus check

5. Which of the following will disappear first?

148
 
Land line telephones
156
 
The penny
208
 
Film photography
18
 
Gasoline powered cars