For 10/5/2012 – 10/6/2012
Contact: Doug Kaplan, 407-242-1870
On October 5 – 6, 2012, Gravis Marketing, a non-partisan research firm, on behalf of Scotty
Boman For US Senate Michigan, conducted a survey of 970 likely voters in Michigan regarding
their vote for a given Senate candidate.
In a race between just Stabenow and Boman, Stabenow leads 49.0% to 29.6%, with 21.6% of
respondents unsure or voting for another candidate.
In a race between Boman and Hoekstra, Hoekstra comes out ahead 41.0% to 22.5%, with 36.5%
of likely voters still undecided or voting for another candidate.
In the question containing all three candidates, Stabenow comes out ahead at 48.0% to
Hoekstra’s 39.3% and Boman’s 7.0%, with 5.7% of likely voters still undecided or voting for
A summary of the results and the crosstabs is presented in the following pages.
Party Percent of Total
Protestant/Other Christian 45.0%
Stabenow vs. Boman
Boman vs. Hoeckstra
All Senate Candidates
1. Are you registered to vote? (Yes, No)
2. How likely are you to vote in this year’s presidential elections? (Very unlikely, Unlikely,
Somewhat unlikely, Somewhat likely, Likely, Very likely)
3. In which party are you either registered to vote or do you consider yourself a member of?
(Democrat, Republican, independent or minority party)
4. What race do you identify yourself as? (White/Caucasian, African-American, Hispanic, Asian,
5. Which of the following best represents your religious affiliation? (Roman Catholic,
Protestant/other non-denominational Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Other/no affiliation)
7. What is your Gender? (Male, Female)
8. If the election for U.S. Senate were held today and the candidates were Democrat Debbie
Stabenow or Libertarian Scotty Boman, whom would you vote for?
9. If the election for U.S. Senate were held today and the candidates were Republican Pete
Hoekstra or Libertarian Scotty Boman, whom would you vote for?
9. If the election for U.S. Senate were held today, whom would you vote for (Democrat Debbie
Stabenow, Republican Pete Hoekstra or Scotty Boman)
Note: the statistical methodology comprised weighing the polled groups for anticipated voting
proportions for the 2012 General Election.