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Ted Kennedy | John Kerry | Teresa Heinz Kerry | Dennis Kucinich

 

 

         

Secretary of State John Kerry

CBS News Poll. March 20-23, 2014. N=1,097 adults nationwide. Margin of error ± 3.

.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way John Kerry is handling his job as secretary of state?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure/
No answer

.

%

%

%

.

3/20-23/14

44 36 20

.


 

Gallup Poll. Feb. 6-9, 2014. N=1,023 adults nationwide. Margin of error ± 4.

.

"We'd like to get your overall opinion of some people in the news. As I read each name, please say if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of these people -- or if you have never heard of them. How about Secretary of State John Kerry?"
1/29 - 2/104 - 4/13: "John Kerry." 1/2-5/04 and earlier: "Massachusetts Senator John Kerry."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

2/6-9/14

55 34 5 5

9/15-16/13

48 35 6 11

4/11-14/13

44 35 8 13

7/25-28/05

42 48 3 7

10/29-31/05

52 43 - 5

9/13-15/04

51 44 - 5

9/3-5/04

53 43 - 4

8/23-25/04

52 40 1 7

7/30 - 8/1/04

57 37 1 5

7/19-21/04

55 37 2 6

7/8-11/04

56 34 2 8
7/6/04   reg. voters 50 41 1 8

6/21-23/04

58 35 2 5

4/16-18/04

54 37 3 6

3/26-28/04

53 36 3 8

2/16-17/04

60 26 4 10
1/29 - 2/1/04 61 23 6 10
1/2-5/04 31 32 19 18
11/03 31 24 26 19
12/02 31 13 32 24
2/99 30 9 39 22

 

CNN/ORC Poll. Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2014. N=1,010 adults nationwide. Margin of error ± 3.

.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way John Kerry is handling his job as secretary of state?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

%

%

%

1/31 - 2/2/14

49 34 17

9/6-8/13

47 42 11

 

Fox News Poll conducted by Anderson Robbins Research (D) and Shaw & Company Research (R). Sept. 6-8, 2013. N=900 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error ± 3.

.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the job John Kerry is doing as secretary of state?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

%

%

%

9/6-8/13

43 40 17

 

Gallup Poll. Sept. 5-8, 2013. N=764 adults nationwide. Margin of error ± 4.

.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way John Kerry is handling his job as secretary of state?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

%

%

%

9/5-8/13

60 31 8

 

CNN/ORC Poll. March 15-17, 2013. N=1,021 adults nationwide. Margin of error ± 3.

.

"We'd like to get your overall opinion of some people in the news. As I read each name, please say if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of these people -- or if you have never heard of them. Secretary of State John Kerry."  2006: "John Kerry" 2012: "Massachusetts Senator John Kerry"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
Heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

3/15-17/13

46 35 7 12

11/16-18/12

40 37 10 13
11/3-5/06 38 51 2 8

 

Quinnipiac University Poll. Jan. 30-Feb. 4, 2013. N=1,772 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error ± 2.3.

.

"Is your opinion of John Kerry favorable, unfavorable, or haven't you heard enough about him?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Haven't heard
enough

Unsure

%

%

%

%

1/30 - 2/4/13

43 33 22 2

 

CNN/ORC Poll. Dec. 17-18, 2012. N=620 adults nationwide. Margin of error ± 4.

.

"As you may know, President Obama has considered nominating Massachusetts Senator John Kerry to be the next secretary of state. Based on what you have read or heard about Kerry, do you think it would be good for the country or bad for the country if Kerry became secretary of state?"

.

Good for
the country

Bad for
the country

Depends/
Mixed (vol.)

Unsure

%

%

%

%

12/17-18/12

57 32 3 8

 

CBS News Poll. Jan. 1-3, 2007. N=993 adults nationwide. Margin of error ± 3. RV = registered voters

.

"Is your opinion of John Kerry favorable, not favorable, undecided, or haven't you heard enough about John Kerry yet to have an opinion?"

.

Favorable

Not
Favor
able

Undecided

Haven't
Heard

Refused

%

%

%

%

%

1/1-3/07

22 48 23 6 1

5/4-8/06

26 38 21 13 2

11/18-21/04 RV

40 39 13 7 1

10/28-30/04 RV

41 47 9 2 1
10/14-17/04 RV 39 44 14 2 1
10/9-11/04 RV 38 40 17 4 1
10/1-3/04 RV 40 41 13 4 2
9/20-22/04 RV 32 44 18 6 0
9/12-16/04 RV 31 42 22 5 0
9/6-8/04 RV 32 41 19 7 1
8/15-18/04 RV 38 34 18 9 1
7/30 - 8/1/04 RV 39 33 20 7 0
7/11-15/04 RV 36 33 20 9 2
6/23-27/04 RV 29 35 26 10 0
5/20-23/04 RV 32 32 25 10 1
4/23-27/04 RV 27 33 26 14 0
3/30 - 4/1/04 RV 31 29 26 13 1
3/10-14/04 RV 28 29 23 18 2
2/24-27/04 RV 37 28 21 14 -
1/12-15/04 RV 19 15 27 38 -
12/03 RV 15 20 28 37 -
8/03 RV 14 13 16 57 -

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by the polling organizations of Peter Hart (D) and Bill McInturff (R). Dec. 8-11, 2006. N=approx. 500 adults nationwide. MoE ± 4.4. RV = registered voters

.

"Now I'm going to read you the names of several public figures and organizations, and I'd like you to rate your feelings toward each one as either very positive, somewhat positive, neutral, somewhat negative, or very negative. If you don't know the name, please just say so. John Kerry."

.

Very
Positive

Somewhat
Positive

Neutral

Somewhat
Negative

Very
Negative

Don't
Know
Name/
Not Sure

%

%

%

%

%

%

12/8-11/06

7 20 25 17 27 4
12/9-13/04 19 24 18 17 21 1
10/16-18/04 RV 21 23 12 14 29 1
9/17-19/04 RV 18 25 14 14 28 1
8/23-25/04 RV 21 23 14 13 27 2

7/19-21/04 RV

17 25 21 16 19 2
6/25-28/04 RV 13 27 21 14 21 4
5/1-3/04 RV 12 26 19 16 22 5
3/6-8/04 RV 15 28 20 12 18 6
1/04 5 17 25 16 10 29
12/03 3 18 20 13 11 36

 

Quinnipiac University Poll. Nov. 13-19, 2006. N=1,623 registered voters nationwide. MoE ± 2.4.

.

"I'd like to get your feelings toward some of our political leaders and other people who have been in the news. I'll read the name of a person and I'd like you to rate that person using something called the feeling thermometer. You can choose any number between 0 and 100. The higher the number, the warmer or more favorable you feel toward that person, the lower the number, the colder or less favorable. If we come to a person who you haven't heard enough about to form an opinion, you don't need to rate the person. Just tell me and we'll move on to the next one. How do you feel about John Kerry?"

.

MEAN
RATING

Unsure/
Refused

 

 

%

11/13-19/06 39.6 5

8/17-23/06

43.5 6

5/23-30/06

45.2 6

2/21-28/06

46.3 6

 

Time Poll conducted by Schulman, Ronca & Bucuvalas (SRBI) Public Affairs. July 13-17, 2006. N=1,003 adults nationwide. MoE ± 3.

.

"Looking ahead to the 2008 presidential election, how favorable an impression do you have of each of the following possible candidates: very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, very unfavorable? . . . Massachusetts Democratic Senator John Kerry."

.

Very
Favorable
Somewhat
Favorable
Somewhat
Unfavorable
Very
Unfavorable
Unsure
% % % % %

7/13-17/06

14 32 19 27 8

3/22-23/06

14 30 18 33 5

 

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press survey conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. April 7-16, 2006. N=764 adults nationwide. MoE ± 4.

.

"Now I'd like your views on some people. Would you say your overall opinion of John Kerry is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable?"

.

Very
Favorable

Mostly
Favorable

Mostly
Unfavorable

Very
Unfavorable

Never
Heard Of
(vol.)

Can't Rate
(vol.)

%

%

%

%

%

%

4/7-16/06

10

35

24

20

2

9

10/12-24/05

12

34

23

20

2

9

3/17-27/05

13

36

24

17

2

8

9/11-14/04

17

34

21

19

-

9

8/5-10/04

23

33

22

14

1

7

6/04

11

39

25

16

0

9

2/04

14

44

20

8

1

13

1/03

6

24

12

4

36

18


 

FOX News/Opinion Dynamics Poll. Feb. 7-8, 2006. N=900 registered voters nationwide. MoE ± 3. LV = likely voters

.

"I'm going to read the names of several individuals or groups. Please tell me whether you have a generally favorable or unfavorable opinion of each. If you've never heard of one, please just say so. John Kerry."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Unsure

Never Heard of

%

%

%

%
2/7-8/06 42 43 13 2
12/14-15/04 51 38 11 -
9/7-8/04 LV 46 44 10 -
8/24-25/04 LV 48 39 12 1
8/3-4/04 52 34 13 1
7/20-21/04 44 39 16 1
6/22-23/04 42 43 13 2
6/8-9/04 44 37 16 3
5/4-5/04 39 40 19 2
4/6-7/04 43 35 19 3
3/23-24/04 43 36 20 1
3/3-4/04 47 28 20 5
1/04 43 24 23 10
10/03 27 26 22 25
8/03 22 21 23 34
6/03 28 19 19 34
1/03 25 16 20 39

 

Diageo/Hotline Poll conducted by Financial Dynamics. Nov. 11-15, 2005. N=700 registered nationwide. MoE ± 3.7.

.

"Please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of the following public figures. If you haven't heard of them, just tell me and we'll move on. John Kerry."

.

Favorable Unfavorable Heard Of/
Can't Rate
(vol.)
Haven't
Heard Of
Unsure
% % % % %
11/11-15/05 40 46 9 2 3

 

Time Poll conducted by Schulman, Ronca & Bucuvalas (SRBI) Public Affairs. Oct. 19-21, 2004. N=1,059 registered voters nationwide. MoE ± 3.

.

"Please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of John Kerry. If you don't have an opinion of this candidate, just let me know."

.

Favorable Unfavorable Unsure    
% % %    
10/19-21/04 45 42 13    
10/14-15/04 48 37 14    

10/6-7/04

50 34 17    

9/21-23/04

42 36 22    

9/7-9/04

43 42 15    

8/31 - 9/2/04

43 36 21    

8/24-26/04

44 33 23    
8/3-5/04 53 29 19    

7/20-22/04

47 29 24    

 

Newsweek Poll conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. Oct. 14-15, 2004. N=1,004 registered voters nationwide. MoE ± 4.

.

"Next, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of the following people in politics. If I mention someone you had never heard of before this interview, just tell me. What about John Kerry? Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of him?" Feb. 2004 and earlier, question ends with: ". . . or had you never heard of him before this interview?"

.

Favorable Unfavorable Never
Heard Of
Unsure
% % % %
10/14-15/04 51 44 - 5
9/30 - 10/2/04 52 40 - 8
9/9-10/04 48 44 1 7
9/2-3/04 45 46 0 9
7/29-30/04 53 37 2 8
7/8-9/04 52 36 3 9
5/13-14/04 47 36 3 14
4/8-9/04 51 34 3 12
3/25-26/04 51 35 2 12
3/18-19/04 51 36 3 10
2/19-20/04 56 27 5 12
1/29-30/04 57 24 5 14
1/22-23/04 54 25 8 13
12/11-12/03 33 34 16 17

.

Among Democrats/Leaners only:
2/19-20/04 85 5 3 7
1/29-30/04 82 7 4 7
1/22-23/04 74 7 8 11
1/8-9/04 53 16 15 16
12/11-12/03 50 20 16 14
9/03 52 12 23 13

 

University of Pennsylvania National Annenberg Election Survey. Oct. 1-6, 2004. N=1,868 registered voters nationwide. MoE ± 2. Interviewing conducted by Schulman, Ronca, Bucuvalas, Inc.

.

"Please tell me if your opinion is favorable or unfavorable, using a scale from 0 to 10. Zero means very unfavorable, and 10 means very favorable. Five means you do not feel favorable or unfavorable toward that person. Of course you can use any number between 0 and 10. The person is John Kerry. On a scale of 0 to 10, how would you rate John Kerry?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Neutral

%

%

%

10/1-6/04 44 40  
9/21-26/04 41 42  
9/3-12/04 43 41  
8/9-29/04 45 36  
7/30 - 8/5/04 47 36  
7/5-25/04 43 34  

.

Among ALL adults:

7/9-19/04 45 31 18
7/1-5/04 40 36 18
5/17-23/04 40 33 21
5/3-16/04 39 33 22
4/15 - 5/2/04 38 33 22
4/1-14/04 40 30 20
3/16-31/04 39 28 21
3/1-15/04 40 24 23
2/16-29/04 39 23 22
2/1-15/04 38 20 24
1/16-31/04 34 17 26
1/1-15/04 19 21 28

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. Oct. 2-4, 2004. N=1,160 likely voters nationwide. MoE ± 3. Fieldwork by TNS.

.

"Regardless of how you might vote, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of John Kerry, or perhaps you don't know enough to say."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Unsure

% % %
10/2-4/04 46 42 13
10/1-3/04 47 42 11

.

Trend, among registered voters:

9/23-26/04

37 42 21

9/6-8/04

36 42 23

8/26-29/04

43 40 17

7/30 - 8/1/04

51 32 16

7/30 - 8/1/04

51 32 16
7/22-25/04 48 39 12
3/04 54 28 18

 

Zogby America Poll. Aug. 30-Sept. 2, 2004. N=1,001 likely voters nationwide. MoE ± 3.2.

.

"Please tell me if your overall opinion of John Kerry is very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, very unfavorable, or you are not familiar enough to form an opinion."

Favorable

Unfavorable

Not Familiar/
Not Sure

%

%

%

8/30 - 9/2/04 53 42 5
8/12-14/04 57 40 3
7/26-29/04 56 38 6
7/6-7/04 54 41 4
5/10-13/04 55 38 8
4/15-17/04 50 40 11
4/1-4/04 56 36 8
1/03 37 14 49

 

Los Angeles Times Poll. Aug. 21-24, 2004. N=1,352 registered voters nationwide. MoE ± 3.

.

"What is your impression of John Kerry? As of today, is it very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, very unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him to say?"

.

Favorable Unfav-
orable
Haven't
Heard
Enough
Don't
Know
% % % %
8/21-24/04 53 41 4 2
6/5-8/04 51 32 14 3

.

Among ALL adults:

3/27-30/04 48 29 20 3

 

Quinnipiac University Poll. July 18-22, 2004. N=1,551 registered voters nationwide. MoE ± 2.5.

.

"Is your opinion of John Kerry favorable, unfavorable, mixed, or haven't you heard enough about him?"

Favorable Unfav-
orable

Mixed

Haven't
Heard
Enough

Refused

%

%

%

%

%

7/18-22/04

31 29 26 13 1
5/18-24/04 26 29 29 16 1
4/26 - 5/3/04 27 29 27 15 1
3/16-22/04 30 27 23 19 1

 

Time/CNN Poll conducted by Harris Interactive. Feb. 19-20, 2003. N=629 Democrats and independents who lean Democratic nationwide.

.

"Next, I'm going to read you the names of some people in the news today. Please tell me whether you have generally favorable or generally unfavorable impressions of each, or whether you are not familiar enough to say one way or another. Massachusetts Senator John Kerry."

Favorable

Unfav-
orable

Not
Familiar

Not
Sure

%

%

%

%

2/03 34 10 53 3
11/02 31 7 59 3

 


Teresa Heinz Kerry

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press survey conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. Aug. 5-10, 2004. N=739 adults nationwide. MoE ± 4.

.

"Now I'd like your views on some people and organizations. Would you say your overall opinion of Teresa Heinz Kerry is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable?"

.

Very
favorable

Mostly
favorable

Mostly
unfavorable

Very
unfavorable

Never
heard of

Can't rate
(vol.)

%

%

%

%

%

%

8/5-10/04

15

28

17

13

8

19


 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. July 30-Aug. 1, 2004. N=940 registered voters nationwide. MoE ± 3. Fieldwork by TNS Intersearch.

.

"Regardless of how you might vote, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Teresa Heinz Kerry, or perhaps you don't know enough to say."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

No opinion

% % %

7/30 - 8/1/04

34 24 42
7/22-25/04 27 26 47

 

CBS News Poll. July 30-Aug. 1, 2004. N=881 registered voters nationwide. MoE ± 3.

.

"Is your opinion of Teresa Heinz Kerry favorable, not favorable, undecided, or haven't you heard enough about Teresa Heinz Kerry yet to have an opinion?"

.

Favorable

Not
favor
able

Undecided

Haven't
heard enough

Don't know/
No answer

%

%

%

%

%

7/30 - 8/1/04 26 23 12 38 1

 

CNN/USA Today/Gallup Poll. July 30-31, 2004. N=1,011 adults nationwide. MoE ± 3.

.

"We'd like to get your overall opinion of some people in the news. As I read each name, please say if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of these people -- or if you have never heard of them. How about Teresa Heinz Kerry."
4/04: "Teresa Heinz Kerry, wife of John Kerry"

.

Favorable

Unfav-
orable

Never
Heard Of

No
Opinion

%

%

%

%

7/30-31/04

44 30 11 15

7/19-21/04

31 19 23 27

4/16-18/04

23 16 28 33

 

Time Poll conducted by Schulman, Ronca & Bucuvalas (SRBI) Public Affairs. July 20-22, 2004. N=1,000 registered voters nationwide. MoE ± 3.

.

"Turning to the presidential candidates' wives, do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Teresa Heinz Kerry? Again, if you don’t have an opinion, just let me know."

.

Favorable Unfav-
orable
Unsure    
% % %    

7/20-22/04

21 12 68    

 


Ted Kennedy (D-Massachusetts)

CNN/Opinion Research Corporation Poll. July 31-Aug. 3, 2009. N=1,136 adults nationwide. MoE ± 3. RV = registered voters

.

"We'd like to get your overall opinion of some people in the news. As I read each name, please say if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of these people -- or if you have never heard of them. Ted Kennedy."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
Heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

7/31 - 8/3/09 51 35 3 11
2/18-19/09 53 36 4 7
8/23-24/08 RV 56 35 2 7
2/1-3/08 47 41 4 7
4/21-23/06 44 40 3 11

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by the polling organizations of Peter Hart (D) and Neil Newhouse (R). June 6-9, 2008. N=500 registered voters nationwide. RV = registered voters

.

"Now I'm going to read you the names of several public figures and organizations, and I'd like you to rate your feelings toward each one as either very positive, somewhat positive, neutral, somewhat negative, or very negative. If you don't know the name, please just say so. Ted Kennedy."

.

Very
Positive

Somewhat
Positive


Neutral

Somewhat
Negative

Very
Negative

Don't
Know/
Unsure

%

%

%

%

%

%

6/6-9/08 RV

16 24 25 14 18 3

7/24-26/99

18 25 27 13 13 4

10/97

6 14 28 18 29 5

5/91

8 18 21 22 27 4

 

USA Today/Gallup Poll. Jan. 30-Feb. 2, 2008. N=2,020 adults nationwide. MoE ± 2.

.

"I'm going to read the names of some prominent people. Please tell me whether you have a generally favorable or unfavorable opinion of each one. If you've never heard of someone, please just say so. Ted Kennedy." 7/05: 2005, "Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
Heard Of
No
Opinion

%

%

%

%

1/30 - 2/2/08

40 48 3 8

7/22-24/05

48 38 6 8

7/19-21/04

50 39 3 8

3/26-28/04

42 47 3 8
6/27-29/03 44 44 4 8
1/31 - 2/2/03 45 42 3 10

 

FOX News/Opinion Dynamics Poll. Jan. 21-22, 2004. N=900 registered voters nationwide. MoE ± 3.

.

"I'm going to read the names of some people and groups. Please tell me whether you have a generally favorable or unfavorable opinion of each. If you've never heard of one, please just say so. Ted Kennedy."

.

 

Favorable

Unfavorable

Can't Say
(vol.)

Never
Heard Of
 
 

%

%

%

%  
1/21-22/04 42 44 12 2  
9/03 42 42 13 3  

 


Cong. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio)

CBS News Poll. Jan. 1-3, 2007. N=993 adults nationwide. MoE ± 3.

.

"Is your opinion of Dennis Kucinich favorable, not favorable, undecided, or haven't you heard enough about Dennis Kucinich yet to have an opinion?"

.

Favorable

Not
Favorable

Undecided

Haven't
Heard
 

%

%

%

%  

1/1-3/07

4 11 12 73  

 

FOX News/Opinion Dynamics Poll. Aug. 12-13, 2003. N=900 registered voters nationwide. MoE ± 3.

.

"I'm going to read the names of some people. Please tell me whether you have a generally favorable or unfavorable opinion of each. If you've never heard of one, please just say so. Dennis Kucinich."

Favorable

Unfav-
orable

Can't
Say (vol.)

Never
Heard Of

%

%

%

%
8/03 6 12 15 67  
6/03 8 9 13 70  

 

Time/CNN Poll conducted by Harris Interactive. Feb. 19-20, 2003. N=629 Democrats and independents who lean Democratic nationwide.

.

"Next, I'm going to read you the names of some people in the news today. Please tell me whether you have generally favorable or generally unfavorable impressions of each, or whether you are not familiar enough to say one way or another. Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich."

Favorable

Unfav-
orable

Not
Familiar

Not
Sure

%

%

%

%

2/03 11 10 77 2


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