This excerpt today from exit surveys conducted by The Associated Press in Kansas. The results might help explain why state Republican's are doing so well despite campaigning on income tax cuts that have been criticized for potentially gutting the Kansas budget.
"Gov. Sam Brownback is getting mostly good reviews after nearly two years in office. More than half of voters said they approve of the former U.S. senator on the eve of massive state tax cuts that are set to take effect in 2013.
"The cuts were spearheaded by Brownback and are the fiscal cornerstone of his conservative agenda, which seeks to pull Kansas further to the right on social and economic issues. Men more favorably viewed the job being done by Brownback than women."
The exit poll of 718 Kansas voters was conducted for AP and the television networks by Edison Research in a random sample of 10 precincts statewide. Results were subject to sampling error of plus or minus 5 percent.