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I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by the polling organizations of Peter Hart (D) and Bill McInturff (R). Nov. 4-7, 2005. N=500 adults nationwide.

.

"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. Lewis 'Scooter' Libby."

.

Very
Positive

Somewhat
Positive

Neutral

Somewhat
Negative

Very
Negative

Don't
Know
Name/
Not Sure

%

%

%

%

%

%

11/4-7/05

1 5 21 12 27 34

 

CBS News Poll. Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2005. N=936 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

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

.

Favorable

Not
Favor
able

Undecided

Haven't
Heard
Enough

Refused

%

%

%

%

%

10/30 - 11/1/05 4 25 21 50 0

 

CNN/USA Today/Gallup Poll. Oct. 28-30, 2005. N=800 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4.

.

"Next, 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 former vice-presidential adviser Lewis 'Scooter' Libby?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
Heard Of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

10/28-30/05

10 43 31 16

 


Joe Lieberman (Connecticut)

CNN/Opinion Research Corporation Poll. Dec. 16-20, 2009. N=1,160 adults nationwide. Margin of error 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. Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman."  8/08: "Connecticut Senator" was omitted.

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
Heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

12/16-20/09

31 34 17 17

12/2-3/09

40 28 15 17

8/29-31/08 RV

35 37 8 20

 

Diageo/Hotline Poll conducted by Financial Dynamics. Jan. 11-14, 2007. N=approx. 400 registered voters nationwide.

.

"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. Joe Lieberman."

.

Favorable Unfavorable Heard of/Can't
Rate (vol.)
Haven't
Heard of
Unsure
% % % % %
1/11-14/07 45 26 14 10 4

8/17-20/06

40 26 18 12 4

 

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. Margin of error 4.4. RV = registered voters

 

 

 

 

 

 

"I'm going to read you the names of several public figures 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. Joe Lieberman."

 

 

 

 

 

 

Very
Positive

Somewhat
Positive


Neutral

Somewhat
Negative

Very
Negative

Don't Know
Name/

Not Sure

%

%

%

%

%

%

12/8-11/06

7 24 32 14 6 17
7/21-24/06 5 18 31 15 6 25
1/04 6 25 26 19 9 14
12/03 6 23 26 16 11 18
1/01 14 28 29 14 5 10
12/00 18 22 25 11 12 12
10/00 RV 19 28 27 9 6 11
9/00 RV 17 26 26 8 6 17
8/00 RV 19 21 27 7 4 22

 

Quinnipiac University Poll. Nov. 13-19, 2006. N=1,623 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 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 Joe Lieberman?"

.

MEAN
RATING

Unsure/
Refused

 

 

%

11/13-19/06 52.7 16

8/17-23/06

49.5 17

 

CBS News/New York Times Poll. Jan. 12-15, 2004. N=877 registered voters nationwide.

.

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

.

Favorable

Not
Favor
able

Undecided

Haven't
Heard
Enough

%

%

%

%

1/04 24 27 28 20
12/03 27 24 30 20
8/03 28 21 23 28

 

Gallup Poll. Nov. 10-12, 2003. N=1,004 adults nationwide.   3. RV = registered voters

.

"Next, I'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 this person -- or if you have never heard of him. Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
Heard Of

No
Opinion

%

%

%

%

11/10-12/03 39 28 15 18
3/29-30/03 41 26 13 20
12/16-17/02 44 24 16 16
3/9-11/01 52 20 10 18
12/2-4/00 47 30 11 12
11/13-15/00 48 23 8 21
8/18-19/00 55 13 11 21
8/7/00 RV 37 10 24 29

 

FOX News/Opinion Dynamics Poll. Aug. 12-13, 2003. N=900 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3. LV = likely voters

.

"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. Joe Lieberman."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Can't
Say (vol.)

Never
Heard Of

%

%

%

%
8/03 42 28 18 12  
6/03 46 23 18 13
1/14-15/03 42 30 20 8
12/17-18/02 42 25 21 12
11/29-30/00 47 26 23 4  
11/1-2/00 LV 53 21 20 6
10/18-19/00 LV 50 22 22 6  
10/4-5/00 LV 47 17 27 9
9/20-21/00 LV 53 16 23 8
9/6-7/00 LV 52 18 25 5
8/23-24/00 52 13 28 7  
8/9-10/00 48 10 30 12  

 

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. Connecticut Senator Joseph Lieberman." *

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Not
Familiar

Unsure

%

%

%

%

Among Democrats and independents who lean Democratic:
2/03 49 17 32 2
11/02 42 14 43 1
Among all adults:
10/12-13/00 42 18 37 3
10/4-5/00 39 20 37 4
9/6-7/00 40 15 42 3
8/9-10/00 37 14 46 3

.

* Wording prior to 11/02 excluded "Connecticut Senator"

 

Zogby America Poll. Jan. 24-26, 2003. N=1,017 likely voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.1.

.

"Please tell me if your overall opinion of each of the following people is very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, very unfavorable, or you are not familiar enough to form an opinion. Joe Lieberman."

.

Very
Favorable

Somewhat
Favorable

Somewhat
Unfavorable

Very
Unfavorable

Not Familiar
Enough

Unsure

%

%

%

%

%

%

1/03

14

36

15

14

20

2


 

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press survey conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates. Dec. 4-8, 2002. N=1,205 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"Now I'd like your views on some people and organizations. As I read from a list, please tell me which category best describes your overall opinion of who I name. Would you say your overall opinion of Joe Lieberman 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.)

%

%

%

%

%

%

12/02

8

31

18

9

16

18

7/01

10

34

18

8

13

17

1/01

17

38

16

5

6

18


 


Rush Limbaugh

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by the polling organizations of Peter Hart (D) and Bill McInturff (R). June 12-15, 2009. N=approx. 500 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4.4.

.

"I'm going to read you the names of several public figures 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. Rush Limbaugh."

.

Very
Positive

Somewhat
Positive


Neutral

Somewhat
Negative

Very
Negative

Don't
Know
Name/
Not Sure

%

%

%

%

%

%

6/12-15/09 8 15 17 13 37 10
6/95 10 14 14 14 34 14
10/93 13 13 16 9 25 24

 

Diageo/Hotline Poll conducted by FD. June 4-7, 2009. N=800 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

.

"Now, I'd like to read you a list of various national public figures, and for each one, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of them. If you haven't heard of them, just tell me and we'll move on. Rush Limbaugh."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Heard of/Can't
rate (vol.)

Haven't
heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

%

6/4-7/09

27 56 8 6

3


 

CNN/Opinion Research Corporation Poll. May 14-17, 2009. N=1,010 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. Rush Limbaugh."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

5/14-17/09

30 53 11 6

10/27-29/06

26 58 7 9

 

FOX News/Opinion Dynamics Poll. March 31-April 1, 2009. N=900 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

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

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Unsure

Never
Heard of

%

%

%

%

3/31 - 4/1/09

31 52 13 5

 

Ipsos/McClatchy Poll conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs. March 5-9, 2009. N=1,070 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"What is your opinion of Rush Limbaugh: very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable?"

.

Very
Favorable

Somewhat
Favorable

Somewhat
Unfavorable

Very
Unfavorable

No Opinion/
Unsure

%

%

%

%

%

3/5-9/09

11 19 13 33 24

 

Newsweek Poll conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. March 4-5, 2009. N=1,203 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

.

"Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
Heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

ALL

27 46 6 21

Republicans

48 28 3 21

Democrats

8 67 8 17

Independents

30 41 7 22

.

"Do you think Rush Limbaugh has too much influence on the Republican Party today, too little influence, or about the right amount?"

.

Too Much

Too Little

About Right

Unsure

%

%

%

%

ALL

38 10 28 24

Republicans

27 16 40 17

Democrats

52 7 17 24

Independents

33 9 30 28

.

"Do you see Rush Limbaugh as one of the most important leaders of the Republican Party today, or don't you see him this way?"

.

Do

Do Not

Unsure

%

%

%

ALL

14 74 12

Republicans

16 78 6

Democrats

18 67 15

Independents

9 79 12

 

Gallup Poll. Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2009. N=1,027 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"Finally, thinking about radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh: Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Rush Limbaugh, or have you never heard of him?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
Heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

ALL

28 45 11 16

Republicans

60 23 4 13

Independents

25 45 12 18

Democrats

6 63 16 15




 

Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona)      See also: Campaign 2008

CNN/ORC Poll. March 15-17, 2013. N=1,021 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.
LV = likely voters. RV = registered voters. Results based on adults, except where noted.

.

"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. John McCain." 6/07 - 8/23-24/08: "Arizona Senator John McCain"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
Heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

3/15-17/13

46 42 3 9

1/14-16/11

54 39 1 6

1/22-24/10

58 36 - 5

7/31 - 8/3/09

51 40 2 7

5/14-17/09

58 37 - 5

2/18-19/09

52 40 - 7

11/6-9/08

61 36 - 3

10/30 - 11/1/08 LV

57 41 - 3

10/17-19/08 LV

59 39 - 3

10/3-5/08 LV

55 42 - 2

9/19-21/08 LV

59 38 - 3

9/5-7/08 RV

60 33 - 6

8/29-31/08 RV

59 38 - 3

8/23-24/08 RV

61 33 - 6

7/27-29/08 RV

62 33 1 4

7/27-29/08 RV

62 33 1 4

6/26-29/08 RV

59 37 - 4

4/28-30/08

55 36 1 7

2/1-3/08

53 36 3 8

1/9-10/08

54 29 5 13

9/7-9/07

47 32 7 14

6/22-24/07

46 32 9 13

3/9-11/07

47 27 12 14

11/3-5/06

52 22 11 15

9/22-24/06

50 25 14 11

4/21-23/06

46 20 17 16

 

CBS News/New York Times Poll. April 5-12, 2010. N=1,580 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.  Among registered voters, except where noted.

.

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

.

Favorable

Not
favorable

Undecided

Haven't
heard enough
Refused
% % % % %

4/5-12/10

23 36 27 12 2

10/31 - 11/2/08

43 42 12 2 1

10/25-29/08

41 43 15 1 0

10/19-22/08

39 46 13 1 1

10/10-13/08

36 41 20 2 1

10/3-5/08

40 38 17 4 1

9/27-30/08

39 42 15 4 0

9/21-24/08

38 35 23 4 1

9/12-16/08

44 37 16 3 0

9/1-3/08

37 36 24 3 0

8/29-31/08

35 34 22 8 1

8/15-19/08

34 33 28 4 1

7/31 - 8/5/08

33 34 26 7 0

7/7-14/08

31 32 27 10 0

5/30 - 6/3/08

34 37 21 8 0

5/1-3/08

32 35 19 14 0

4/25-29/08

33 34 20 12 1

3/28 - 4/2/08

35 29 24 11 1

3/15-18/08

38 31 21 10 0

2/20-24/08

36 32 22 9 1

10/12-16/07

27 28 28 16 1

9/4-9/07

26 28 29 16 1

8/8-12/07

26 31 25 17 1

7/9-17/07

29 33 24 14 0

6/26-28/07

27 29 25 19 0

5/18-23/07

23 30 26 20 1

4/9-12/07

28 29 27 16 0

3/7-11/07

25 22 27 25 1

2/8-11/07

31 20 28 21 0

1/1-3/07 Adults

39 20 28 13 0

9/15-19/06 Adults

28 14 28 28 2

7/21-25/06 Adults

28 13 29 29 1

5/4-8/06 Adults

31 15 25 28 1

2/22-26/06 Adults

35 12 24 29 0

1/20-25/06 Adults

34 12 24 29 1

5/20-23/04

46 9 22 22 1

3/19-21/00

38 26 19 15 2

2/6-10/00

30 13 24 32 1

6/14-18/01 Adults

36 12 23 28 1

12/99 Adults

22 11 22 45 0

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by the polling organizations of Peter Hart (D) and Bill McInturff (R). April 23-26, 2009. N=approx. 500 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4.4.
LV = likely voters. RV = registered voters.

.

"I'm going to read you the names of several public figures 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 McCain."

.

Very
Positive

Somewhat
Positive


Neutral

Somewhat
Negative

Very
Negative

Don't
Know
Name/
Not Sure

%

%

%

%

%

%

4/23-26/09 12 30 25 18 13 2
2/26 - 3/1/09 13 29 28 15 12 3
12/5-8/08 11 30 25 21 12 1
11/1-2/08 LV 24 23 13 16 23 1
10/17-20/08 LV 20 24 15 18 22 1
10/4-5/08 RV 18 25 16 18 21 2
9/19-22/08 RV 22 24 15 17 21 1
9/6-8/08 RV 25 25 16 15 18 1
8/15-18/08 RV 14 31 21 16 17 1
7/18-21/08 RV 13 29 26 16 14 2
6/6-9/08 RV 11 28 25 19 15 2
4/25-28/08 RV 11 29 27 17 13 3
3/24-25/08 RV 14 31 26 15 10 4
3/7-10/08 RV 15 32 23 15 12 3
1/20-22/08 RV 15 31 26 15 7 6
4/20-23/07 11 31 27 15 7 9
3/2-5/07 12 31 25 15 9 8
12/8-11/06 13 33 22 16 4 12
6/9-12/06 11 29 29 11 5 15
4/21-24/06 12 27 28 13 6 14
5/1-3/04 RV 20 30 26 8 5 11
7/19-21/02 12 29 27 10 5 17
4/5-7/02 18 29 25 9 3 16
6/23-25/01 15 29 26 11 6 13
4/01 17 30 25 9 3 16
1/13-15/01 16 28 29 7 3 17
10/13-15/00 RV 19 34 27 7 3 10
9/7-10/00 RV 21 32 25 8 6 8
7/27-28/00 RV 18 32 25 9 6 10
6/14-18/00 RV 15 32 25 11 7 10
4/29 - 5/1/00 RV 16 30 27 12 5 10
3/2-5/00 14 31 24 13 7 11
1/25-26/00 14 20 27 8 3 28
12/9-12/99 12 22 24 4 2 36
10/23-25/99 9 20 22 5 2 42
4/99 8 14 18 3 3 54

 

Newsweek Poll conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. March 4-5, 2009. N=1,203 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5. RV = registered voters

.

"Next, as I read you the names of some people in politics, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of each one. If I mention someone you never heard of before this interview, just tell me. What about John McCain?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

3/4-5/09

55 37 - 8

10/22-23/08 RV

50 44 - 6

10/8-9/08 RV

51 45 0 4

9/10-11/08 RV

57 36 - 7

7/9-10/08 RV

55 32 - 13

6/18-19/08 RV

49 37 1 13

5/21-22/08 RV

54 40 1 5

4/24-25/08 RV

51 41 1 7

4/16-17/08 RV

52 42 1 5

3/5-6/08 RV

55 35 1 9

 

USA Today/Gallup Poll. Nov. 7-9, 2008. N=1,010 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"Next, I'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 John McCain?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
heard of

Unsure*

%

%

%

%

11/7-9/08

64 33 n/a 3

10/10-12/08

56 41 n/a 2

10/3-5/08

55 40 n/a 4

9/5-7/08

63 33 n/a 4

8/21-23/08

59 36 n/a 5

7/25-27/08

62 33 n/a 5

6/15-19/08

59 35 n/a 6

5/30 - 6/1/08

56 37 n/a 7

5/1-3/08

62 30 n/a 8

4/18-20/08

60 33 n/a 8

3/14-16/08

67 27 n/a 7

2/21-24/08

56 33 n/a 11

2/8-10/08

54 36 n/a 10

1/30 - 2/2/08

56 32 n/a 13

1/10-13/08

59 29 n/a 13

12/14-16/07

54 30 n/a 16

11/30 - 12/2/07

55 30 n/a 15

11/2-4/07

47 34 n/a 19

10/12-14/07

46 37 n/a 17

10/4-7/07

46 31 n/a 22

9/14-16/07

53 34 n/a 12

9/7-8/07

46 32 n/a 21

8/13-16/07

45 37 9 9

8/3-5/07

41 42 6 11

7/12-15/07

41 36 10 12

7/6-8/07

46 35 7 12

6/1-3/07

47 33 7 13

5/10-13/07

54 27 9 10

5/4-6/07

50 30 10 10

4/13-15/07

51 32 6 10

4/2-5/07

57 26 8 9

3/23-25/07

51 28 9 12

3/2-4/07

57 25 9 9

2/9-11/07

57 26 9 8

1/5-7/07

48 24 13 15

11/9-12/06

54 23 10 13

6/23-25/06

56 25 8 11

7/25-28/05

51 22 16 11

8/23-25/04

55 19 9 17

3/26-28/04

53 21 13 13
4/29 - 5/1/02 53 21 11 15
6/8-10/01 60 21 10 9
3/9-11/01 61 15 9 15
7/24/00 57 14 6 23
4/28-30/00 61 18 6 15
3/10-12/00 57 28 6 9
2/25-27/00 66 18 5 11
2/20-21/00 65 17 7 11
2/4-6/00 67 12 8 13
1/17-19/00 51 17 10 22
12/9-12/99 57 11 14 18
10/21-24/99 37 12 30 21
4/13-14/99 35 12 28 25
2/19-21/99 27 8 44 21

.

* 9/7-8/07 through 8/21-23/08: Includes those who answered "never heard of"

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. Oct. 8-11, 2008. N=945 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3. RV = registered voters

.

"Regardless of how you might vote, do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of John McCain?"
Added 9/08: "Regardless of how you might vote...." 2/00 and earlier: "...please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of that person, or perhaps you don't know enough to say...."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Unsure

% % %

10/8-11/08 RV

52 45 4

9/5-7/08 RV

59 36 5

8/19-22/08 RV

59 37 4

6/12-15/08

56 39 5

4/10-13/08

53 40 7

1/9-12/08

59 30 11

10/29 - 11/1/07

43 42 14

2/22-25/07

52 35 13

1/16-19/07

49 35 16

12/7-11/06

50 31 19

5/11-15/06

55 31 14
3/2-5/06 59 29 12

6/2-5/05

57 32 11

7//01

57 30 12
2/00 60 21 19
10/99 36 22 41
8/30 - 9/2/99 22 10 68
3/99 20 10 69

 

Diageo/Hotline Poll. Aug. 29-31, 2008. N=805 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

.

"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 McCain."

.

Favorable Unfavorable Heard of/Can't
Rate (vol.)
Haven't
Heard of
Unsure
% % % % %
8/29-31/08 51 41 4 1 1
3/28-31/08 58 32 7 1 1
3/29 - 4/1/07 50 27 11 9 3
2/21-24/07 48 26 14 10 3
1/11-14/07 53 23 14 5 4
11/8-12/06 50 21 12 11 6
10/19-23/06 51 23 11 10 5
9/24-26/06 56 24 7 9 4

8/17-20/06

51 20 16 11 2
7/20-23/06 50 21 17 9 4

2/16-19/06

58 17 11 10 5

1/12-15/06

59 18 10 8 5
12/12-13/05 56 14 14 13 2
11/11-15/05 56 18 14 8 4

 

Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg Poll. Aug. 15-18, 2008. N=1,248 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"Do you have a positive or negative feeling about John McCain?"

.

Positive Negative Neither
(vol.)
Unsure Haven't
Heard
Enough (vol.)
% % % % %
8/15-18/08 46 38 12 3 -
6/19-23/08 47 35 14 3 1

 

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press survey conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. March 19-22, 2008. N=1,503 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3. Aug. 2007 survey conducted by Schulman, Ronca & Bucuvalas.

.

". . . Would you say your overall opinion of John McCain 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.)

%

%

%

%

%

%

3/19-22/08

8

37

25

16

2

12

8/1-18/07

8

39

21

8

12

12

12/06

13

38

20

6

10

13

4/7-16/06

14

40

19

7

8

12

10/12-24/05

15

41

14

5

10

15

3/17-27/05

15

44

13

4

8

16


 

Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg Poll. Feb. 21-25, 2008. N=1,246 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

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

.

Favorable Unfavorable Haven't
Heard
Unsure  
% % % %  
2/21-25/08 61 26 8 5  

 

Quinnipiac University Poll. Nov. 13-19, 2006. N=1,623 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 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 McCain?"

.

MEAN
RATING

Unsure/
Refused

 

 

%

11/13-19/06 57.7 12

8/17-23/06

57.5 15

5/23-30/06

56.0 17

2/21-28/06

59.7 16

 

Time Poll conducted by Schulman, Ronca & Bucuvalas (SRBI) Public Affairs. July 13-17, 2006. N=1,003 adults nationwide. Margin of error 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? . . . Arizona Republican Senator John McCain."

.

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

7/13-17/06

20 36 15 10 18

3/22-23/06

23 38 17 10 13

 

FOX News/Opinion Dynamics Poll. May 16-18, 2006. N=900 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"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 one. If you've never heard of someone, please just say so. John McCain."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Unsure

Never
Heard of

%

%

%

%

5/16-18/06

49 25 18 7
2/7-8/06 54 18 19 9
12/13-14/05 56 18 18 7
8/30-31/05 57 15 18 10
6/6-7/01 57 18 18 7
3/28-29/01 54 17 22 7
3/8-9/00 50 28 17 5
2/23-24/00 57 19 19 5
2/9-10/00 54 15 20 11
1/26-27/00 42 17 22 19
1/12-13/00 45 13 22 20
12/6-7/99 41 11 18 30
11/17-18/99 33 10 19 38
11/3-4/99 30 12 23 35
10/20-21/99 34 12 19 35
6/2-3/99 25 8 17 50
5/20-21/98 18 8 19 55

 

Quinnipiac University Poll. Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2005. N=1,230 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 2.8.

.

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

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Mixed

Haven't
Heard
Enough

Refused

%

%

%

%

%

11/28 - 12/4/05

32 11 25 32 -
3/2-7/05 35 8 22 33 2

 

CNN/Time Poll conducted by Yankelovich Partners. March 21-22, 2001. N=1,025 adults 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. Arizona Senator John McCain."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Not Familiar

Unsure

%

%

%

%

3/21-22/01 44 21 31 4
6/14-15/00 47 17 32 4
3/8-9/00 47 27 23 3
2/2-3/00 45 13 38 4
1/12-13/00 40 14 41 5
6/9-10/99 23 17 58 2

 


Cindy McCain

Newsweek Poll conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. Sept. 10-11, 2008. N=1,038 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.8.

.

"Please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of the following people in politics. If I mention someone you have never heard of before, just tell me. What about Cindy McCain? Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of her?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
Heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

9/10-11/08

48 26 4 22

6/18-19/08

33 19 12 36

 

CNN/Opinion Research Corporation Poll. Aug. 29-31, 2008. N=467 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 4.5.

.

"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. Cindy McCain."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
Heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

8/29-31/08

43 29 9 19

6/26-29/08

39 23 10 28

 

USA Today/Gallup Poll. Aug. 21-23, 2008. N=1,023 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"Next, 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 Cindy McCain, wife of John McCain?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
Heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

8/21-23/08

47 20 8 25

5/30 - 6/1/08

40 19 10 31

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by the polling organizations of Peter Hart (D) and Neil Newhouse (R). July 18-21, 2008. N=approx. 500 registered voters nationwide.

.

"Now I'm going to read you the names of several public figures, 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. Cindy McCain."

.

Very
Positive

Somewhat
Positive


Neutral

Somewhat
Negative

Very
Negative

Don't
Know
Name/
Not Sure

%

%

%

%

%

%

7/18-21/08

9 19 40 10 6 16

3/7-10/08

6 14 37 7 5 31

 

CBS News/New York Times Poll. July 7-14, 2008. N=1,534 registered voters nationwide.

.

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

.

Favorable

Not
Favorable

Undecided

Haven't
Heard
Refused
% % % % %

7/7-14/08

18 8 17 55 2

4/25-29/08

17 7 14 61 1

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. June 12-15, 2008. N=1,125 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Cindy McCain?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Unsure

% % %

6/12-15/08

39 25 36

 


Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R - Kentucky)

Pew Research Center/USA Today. Dec. 3-7, 2014. N=1,507 adults nationwide. Margin of error 2.9.

.

"Would you say your overall opinion of Mitch McConnell is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly UNfavorable, or very unfavorable?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never heard
of (vol.)

Can't rate
(vol.)/Refused

%

%

%

%

12/3-7/14

21 37 24 18

10/9-13/13

23 37 23 17

 

CNN/ORC Poll. Nov. 21-23, 2014. N=1,045 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. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

11/21-23/14

26 38 23 13

10/18-20/13

23 42 20 16

9/27-29/13

27 39 17 17

3/15-17/13

24 32 28 16

9/23-25/11

23 33 28 16

8/5-7/11

21 39 27 13

7/18-20/11

27 32 27 14

12/17-19/10

32 25 16 27

11/11-14/10

26 23 31 20

9/1-2/10

26 24 34 16

11/17-19/06

21 18 42 19

 

Gallup Poll. April 24-30, 2014. N=1,513 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"Next, 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 Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

4/24-30/14

23 40 25 12

10/3-6/13

22 42 23 12

4/11-14/13

26 34 22 17

5/24-25/10

28 30 25 17

3/26-28/10

31 32 23 14

 

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

.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Mitch McConnell is handling his job as minority leader of the U.S. Senate?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

% % %

9/5-8/13

35 47 17

 

AP-GfK Poll conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications. Jan. 5-10, 2011. N=1,001 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4.2.

.

"Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Mitch McConnell?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Unsure

Refused

%

%

%

%

1/5-10/11

30 28 42 1

11/3-8/10

34 25 41 1

10/13-18/10

30 31 38 1

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by the polling organizations of Peter Hart (D) and Bill McInturff (R). Oct. 22-25, 2009. N=approx. 500 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4.4.

.

"I'm going to read you the names of several public figures 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. Mitch McConnell."

.

Very
positive

Somewhat
positive


Neutral

Somewhat
negative

Very
negative

Don't know
name/
Not sure

%

%

%

%

%

%

10/22-25/09 3 6 19 8 6 58
1/07 2 9 19 5 1 64

 

Newsweek Poll conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. March 4-5, 2009. N=1,203 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

.

"Next, as I read you the names of some people in politics, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of each one. If I mention someone you never heard of before this interview, just tell me. What about Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

3/4-5/09

23 16 41 20

 

The Harris Poll. Oct. 5-8, 2007. N=1,003 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"How would you rate the job Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is doing: excellent, pretty good, only fair, or poor?"

.

Excellent/
Pretty good

Only fair/
Poor

%

%

10/5-8/07

21 51

7/6-9/07

20 44

2/2-5/07

19 42

 


Gov. Bob McDonnell (R - Virginia)

CNN/ORC Poll. Aug. 7-8, 2012. N=1,010 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. Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

8/7-8/12

15 12 51 22

 


Ralph Nader

USA Today/Gallup Poll. Aug. 21-23, 2008. N=1,023 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"Next, 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 Ralph Nader?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
Heard Of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

 

8/21-23/08

29 44 11 16

 

9/13-15/04

33 48 4 15

 

9/3-5/04

26 49 6 19

 

3/26-28/04

30 48 7 15

 

8/3-5/01 42 31 13 14

 

7/14-16/00 42 22 17 19

 

6/6-7/00 36 22 18 24

 

4/28-30/00 41 20 18 21

 


 

Diageo/Hotline Poll conducted by Financial Dynamics. March 28-31, 2008. N=799 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

.

"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. Ralph Nader."

.

Favorable Unfavorable Heard of/Can't
rate (vol.)
Haven't
heard of
Unsure
% % % % %
3/28-31/08 22 46 20 9 4

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by the polling organizations of Peter Hart (D) and Bill McInturff (R). March 7-10, 2008. N=approx. 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. Ralph Nader."

.

Very
Positive

Somewhat
Positive


Neutral

Somewhat
Negative

Very
Negative

Don't
Know
Name/
Not Sure

%

%

%

%

%

%

3/7-10/08 RV

4 10 25 18 29 14
7/27-30/07 7 14 36 16 12 15
9/17-19/04 RV 3 11 34 18 24 10
6/25-28/04 RV 4 16 28 19 22 11
5/1-3/04 RV 5 14 30 18 24 9
3/6-8/04 RV 3 15 29 20 23 10
12/00 8 23 30 15 13 11
10/13-15/00 11 20 31 10 12 16
9/7-10/00 12 20 27 14 13 14
7/27-28/00 13 22 27 10 10 18
6/14-18/00 10 23 30 9 6 22
4/29 - 5/1/00 9 19 31 12 8 21

 

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

.

"Now I'd like your views on some people and organizations. Would you say your overall opinion of Ralph Nader 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

4

22

26

18

7

23

6/04

4

22

24

20

4

26


 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. July 22-25, 2004. N=909 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

". . . please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Ralph Nader, or perhaps you don't know enough to say."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

No
Opinion

% % %
7/22-25/04 25 44 31
3/04 22 46 31
9/00 31 29 39

.

Among ALL adults:

7/00 29 27 44

 

Quinnipiac University Poll. July 18-22, 2004. N=1,551 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 2.5.

.

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

Favorable Unfavorable

Mixed

Haven't
Heard

Refused

%

%

%

%

%

7/18-22/04

13 27 18 40 2
5/18-24/04 10 28 19 42 1
4/26 - 5/3/04 14 27 18 39 2
3/16-22/04 14 28 18 37 3

 

CBS News/New York Times Poll. June 23-27, 2004. N=875 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

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

.

Favorable

Not
Favorable


Undecided

Haven't
Heard
Enough
Don't
Know/No
Answer

%

%

%

% %  
6/23-27/04 15 32 20 32 1  
4/23-27/04 11 31 15 42 1  
3/10-14/04 14 37 19 29 1  
2/24-27/04 14 42 20 24 0  
7/20-23/00 13 24 18 44 2  
7/13-16/00 14 20 14 51 1  

 

FOX News/Opinion Dynamics Poll. June 22-23, 2004. N=900 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 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. Ralph Nader."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Can't Say
(vol.)

Never
Heard Of

%

%

%

%
6/22-23/04 21 47 25 7
6/8-9/04 23 43 28 6
3/04 30 40 22 8
7/00 43 22 23 12

 

The Los Angeles Times Poll. June 5-8, 2004. N=1,230 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

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

.

Favorable Unfavorable Haven't Heard
Enough
Unsure
% % % %
6/5-8/04 15 29 51 5

 

Zogby International Poll. May 10-13, 2004. N=985 likely voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.2.

.

"Please tell me if your overall opinion of Ralph Nader 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

%

%

%

5/10-13/04 19 51 31
4/15-17/04 20 51 29
4/1-4/04 21 52 27

 

CNN/Time Poll conducted by Yankelovich Partners. Nov. 10, 2000. N=1,154 adults 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. Ralph Nader."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Not Familiar

Unsure

%

%

%

%

 

11/10/00 28 34 33 5
10/25-26/00 31 28 37 4
10/12-13/00 33 26 36 5
7/26-27/00 28 23 45 4

 


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