Sample Survey Scripts

Voting Intent and Information Collection

Intro:
Good evening, this is [name] from [political organization]. We are conducting a quick 6 question poll among voters and would like your input. This will take about 60 seconds.
Question 1:
Do you plan on voting in the upcoming election on November 3rd?
  • if you plan on voting, press 1
  • if you do not plan on voting, press 2
  • if you are Undecided, press 3
Question 2:
If the election were held today, who would you support?
  • if you support the Republican nominee, Robert Patterson, press 1
  • if you support the Democrat nominee, George Richardson, press 2
  • if you are Undecided, press 3
Question 3:
Please identify which of the following groups includes your age.
  • if you are between the ages of 18 and 35, press 1
  • if you are between 36 and 50, press 2
  • if you are between 51 and 65, press 3
  • if you are over the age of 65, press 4
Question 5:
Please identify your gender.
  • if you are a man
  • if you are a woman
Question 6:
Finally, please identify which political party you associate with.
  • if you identify as Strongly Conservative, press 1
  • if you identify as Republican, press 2
  • if you identify as Moderate or Independent, press 3
  • if you identify as Democrat, press 4
  • if you identify as Strongly Liberal, press 5
  • if you are unsure or do not know, press 6
END:
Thank you for your time this evening, this call is paid for and authorized by [political organization] [phone number].

Favorability and Swing Bio

Intro:
Good evening, I am calling to conduct a short 30-second poll on the upcoming election for Governor.
Question 1:
If the election were held today, who would you support?
  • If you support the Democrat nominee, George Richardson, press 2
  • If you are Undecided, press 3
Question 2 (IF PRESS 1):
Thanks for your support! Would you be willing to display a small Patterson for Governor YardSign in your yard?
  • If yes, please press 1
  • If no, please press 2 (goes to end)
Question 2-A (If yes to YardSign):
Thank you! Would you be willing to volunteer or contribute to Robert Patterson's Campaign?
  • If yes, please press 1
  • If no, please press 2 (goes to end)
Question 3 (IF PRESS 2)
George Patterson has a history of corruption and reckless spending. As governor, I vow to balance our budget, fight endless political corruption, and increase the standards in our schools. Would you consider voting for me this coming election?
  • If you would consider supporting me, Richard Patterson, please press 1
  • If you still support George Patterson, please press 2
  • If you are undecided, please press 3
Question 4 (IF PRESS 3):
This is Robert Patterson, I’m the Republican Nominee for Governor. I believe in leading by example and putting transparency and government accountability at the top of my agenda. This is an extremely important election and I need all the support I can get. Would you consider voting for me this coming election?
  • If you would consider supporting me, please press 1
  • If you are still undecided, please press 2
END:
Thank you for your time. This call is paid for by [political organization] [phone number].
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