Over at DailyKos, the big dog has gotten his hands on a DSCC poll showing a hypothetical matchup between Congressman Peter DeFazio and Senator Gordon Smith. The poll is by Lisa Grove, who has done polling for Senator Wyden, Governor Kulongoski, Congresswoman Hooley, the Oregon House Democrats, and many others in Oregon and elsewhere.
If the November 4th, 2008 general election for U.S. Senate were held today and the candidates were: Peter DeFazio, Democrat or Gordon Smith, Republican, for whom would you vote or are you undecided?DeFazio [D] 42 Smith [R] 38
Kos also has an excerpt of the favorable/unfavorable and good job/bad job numbers.
I’m going to read you a list of people. After each, please tell me overall, do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression of them.very smwht smwht very no nvr fav fav unfav unfav opin hrd Peter DeFazio 24 29 8 11 17 12 Gordon Smith 21 35 12 13 12 7
Now I'm going to read you the names of some public officials. After I read each name, please tell me if you think that officeholder is doing an excellent job, a good job, only a fair job, or a poor job. If you aren't sure how good a job that person is doing, just say so.Excel Good Fair Poor DK Senator Gordon Smith 12 34 31 12 11 Congressman Peter DeFazio 18 30 19 12 20