Secretary of State race is tied a week before elections in KSN News Poll

KSN News Poll results for October 28, 2014

WICHITA, Kansas – The latest KSN News Poll conducted exclusively for KSN-TV by SurveyUSA a week before the general election shows the race for Secretary of State in Kansas is tied.

The latest poll data, released on October 28, shows that if the election were held today, Secretary of State Kris Kobach is tied with Democrat Jean Schodorf at 45 percent each. The poll shows that 11 percent of voters still remain undecided. The margin of error is +/- 4.0 percent.

One month ago, a KSN News poll showed Secretary of State Kobach leading Schodorf by 5 points.

Secretary of State Kris Kobach holds 70 percent of the Republican vote, while Jean Schodorf holds 81 percent of the Democratic vote.

Residents of the greater Kansas City area support Schodorf over Kobach by 6 percent, while in Wichita, Kobach leads over Schodorf by 5 percent.

The latest KSN poll shows immigration is the most important issue in the Secretary of State contest. Concerning that issue, Kobach leads Schodorf 64 percent to 27 percent.

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On the issue of voter registration, Kobach holds 49 percent to Schodorf’s 47 percent.

On the issue of campaign finance reform, Schodorf is favored by 43 points.

The Methodology

SurveyUSA interviewed 800 Kansas adults from 10/22/14 through 10/26/14. Of the adults, 680 were registered to vote. Of those registered, 623 were determined by SurveyUSA to have either already returned a ballot or to be likely to do so before the 11/04/14 deadline.

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