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Mitt Romney (R - Massachusetts)

CNN/ORC Poll. Nov. 21-23, 2014. N=1,045 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.
LV = likely voters. Among adults, except where indicated.

.

"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. Mitt Romney."
6/07 - 11/11: "Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

11/21-23/14

43 48 2 7

3/15-17/13

41 52 2 5

11/16-18/12

43 50 1 6

11/2-4/12 LV

51 45 1 3

9/28-30/12 LV

49 50 - 1

9/7-9/12 LV

48 47 - 4

8/31 - 9/3/12 LV

53 43 1 4

8/22-23/12 LV

50 46 1 2

8/7-8/12

47 48 2 4

6/28 - 7/1/12

48 42 5 6

5/29-31/12

48 42 4 7

4/13-15/12

44 43 7 6

3/24-25/12

37 49 5 9

2/10-13/12

34 54 5 7

1/11-12/12

43 42 8 7

11/11-13/11

39 35 14 12

6/3-7/11

39 29 17 15

4/29 - 5/1/11

40 30 19 11

10/27-30/10

36 29 18 17

4/9-11/10

40 34 12 14

10/16-18/09

36 26 17 20

5/14-17/09

42 29 12 17

7/27-29/08

41 32 13 13

2/1-3/08

38 38 9 14

1/9-10/08

31 39 11 19

9/7-9/07

28 28 24 19

6/22-24/07

27 23 26 24

3/9-11/07

18 18 42 22

 

Gallup Poll. Feb. 6-9, 2014. N=1,023 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 Mitt Romney?" 12/06: ". . . Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

2/6-9/14

47 43 4 5

11/9-12/12

50 45 1 4

11/1-2/12

46 47 2 5

9/24-27/12

47 48 1 4

8/20-22/12

48 46 1 4

7/19-22/12

46 45 3 6

7/9-12/12

39 48 4 9

5/10-13/12

50 41 2 7

2/16-19/12

39 47 7 7

12/15-18/11

40 42 9 9

7/8-11/10

36 28 18 18

7/10-12/09

37 29 16 18

2/8-10/08

34 46 7 13

1/30 - 2/2/08

37 39 10 14

1/10-13/08

32 42 13 14

12/14-16/07

32 35 17 15

11/30 - 12/2/07

36 30 20 14
11/2-4/07 28 31 24 17
10/12-14/07 26 34 23 17
10/4-7/07 29 26 29 15
9/14-16/07 27 35 23 15
9/7-8/07 27 28 28 17
8/13-16/07 33 24 26 17
8/3-5/07 22 31 30 17
7/12-15/07 22 28 31 18
7/6-8/07 23 31 30 16
6/1-3/07 25 24 31 19
5/10-13/07 27 19 41 14
5/4-6/07 24 22 39 15
4/13-15/07 23 24 36 17
4/2-5/07 25 21 37 17

3/23-25/07

22 18 37 22

3/2-4/07

23 19 41 17

2/9-11/07

18 18 47 18

12/8-10/06

19 12 52 17

 

Pew Research Center. Oct. 24-28, 2012. N=2,008 adults nationwide. Margin of error 2.5.

.

"Is your overall opinion of Mitt Romney very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly UNfavorable, or very unfavorable?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never heard
of (vol.)

Can't rate
(vol.)/Refused

%

%

%

%

10/24-28/12

45 49 - 6

10/4-7/12

45 47 1 7

9/12-16/12

40 53 1 7

7/16-26/12

34 50 3 13

6/7-17/12

38 47 3 12

3/7-11/12

29 51 5 15

2/8-12/12

32 49 6 13

1/11-16/12

31 45 9 14

11/9-14/11

36 42 9 12

10/28 - 11/30/09

35 21 25 18

6/10-14/09

40 28 19 13

8/1-18/07

28 24 29 19

 

AP-GfK Poll conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications. Oct. 19-23, 2012. N=839 likely voters nationwide. Margin of error 4.2. LV = likely voters. Among adults, except where noted.

.

"Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Mitt Romney?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Unsure

Refused

% % % %

10/19-23/12 LV

52 42 5 1

9/13-17/12 LV

48 46 5 1

8/16-20/12

44 46 8 1

5/3-7/12

43 43 13 1

2/16-20/12

50 43 7 1

12/8-12/11

48 39 13 -

10/13-17/11

49 37 14 -

8/18-22/11

39 41 20 -

6/16-20/11

45 35 19 1

5/5-9/11

45 35 20 -

3/24-28/11

41 33 26 -

11/3-8/10

46 31 23 -

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. Oct. 4-7, 2012. N=845 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 4.
RV = registered voters. Among adults, except where noted.

.

"Overall, do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Mitt Romney?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

No opinion

% % %

10/4-7/12 RV

47 51 2

9/5-9/12 RV

44 49 7

8/29 - 9/2/12 RV

43 48 10

8/22-26/12

35 51 14

8/1-5/12

40 49 11

5/23-27/12

41 45 14

4/11-15/12

35 47 18

3/21-25/12

34 50 16

3/14-18/12

38 42 20

2/29 - 3/4/12

35 45 20

2/22-26/12

33 46 21

2/15-19/12

37 44 19

2/8-12/12

36 43 22

1/18-22/12

31 49 21

1/4-8/12

39 34 28

11/22-27/11

38 38 25

10/12-16/11

33 36 31

9/14-18/11

33 31 37

1/9-12/08

34 46 20

10/29 - 11/1/07

28 41 31

2/22-25/07

26 34 40

12/7-11/06

22 24 54

 

Bloomberg National Poll conducted by Selzer & Company. Sept. 21-24, 2012. N=1,007 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.1.

.

"Now, I'm going to mention some people and groups in the news recently. For each, please tell me if your feelings are very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable. If you don't know enough to answer, just say so. Mitt Romney, Republican candidate for president and former governor of Massachusetts."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Unsure

 

%

%

%

 

9/21-24/12

43 50 7

 


 

CBS News/New York Times Poll. Sept. 8-12, 2012. N=1,170 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

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

.

Favorable

Not favorable

Undecided

Haven't heard
enough
 

%

%

%

%  

9/8-12/12

33 40 16 10  

8/22-26/12

31 36 17 15  

7/11-16/12

32 36 21 10  

4/13-17/12

29 34 22 15  

3/7-11/12

30 37 20 11  

2/8-13/12

26 40 20 13  

1/12-17/12

21 35 29 15  

11/6-10/11

25 31 26 18  

9/10-15/11

25 29 29 17  

6/3-7/11

25 24 28 23  

4/15-20/11

28 24 25 22  

10/12-16/07

13 22 22 41  

9/4-9/07

11 20 21 46  

8/8-12/07

14 16 21 48  

7/9-17/07

11 15 24 49  

6/26-28/07

12 16 19 52  

5/18-23/07

14 16 18 52  

4/9-12/07

10 16 17 57  

3/7-11/07

9 15 18 57  

2/8-11/07 Adults

6 8 13 72  

1/1-3/07 Adults

5 10 14 71  

 

Fox News Poll conducted by Anderson Robbins Research (D) and Shaw & Company Research (R). Aug. 5-7, 2012. N=930 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.  2010 & earlier: Conducted by Opinion Dynamics Corp.

.

"I'm going to read you the names of several individuals. 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. Mitt Romney."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Can't say
(vol.)

Never
heard of
% % % %

8/5-7/12

46 45 9 1

7/15-17/12

52 40 7 2

6/3-5/12

46 42 11 1

5/13-15/12

45 43 11 1

4/22-24/12

42 45 10 3

3/10-12/12

39 49 10 2

1/12-14/12

45 38 11 6

10/23-25/11

40 36 13 10

.

5/5/10

40 28 18 14

11/17-18/09

38 27 18 17

12/18-19/07

30 36 22 12

11/13-14/07

26 33 23 19

 

McClatchy-Marist Poll. July 9-11, 2012. N=849 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

.

"Overall, do you have a favorable or an unfavorable impression of Mitt Romney?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never heard
of/Unsure

 

%

%

%

 

7/9-11/12

46 42 12

 


 

Quinnipiac University Poll. April 11-17, 2012. N=2,577 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 1.9.

.

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

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Haven't
heard enough

Refused

%

%

%

%

4/11-17/12

33 38 26 3

2/14-20/12

35 43 19 3

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by the polling organizations of Peter Hart (D) and Bill McInturff (R). Feb. 29-March 3, 2012. N=800 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

.

"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. Mitt Romney."

.

Very
positive

Somewhat
positive


Neutral

Somewhat
negative

Very
negative

Don't know
name/Not sure

%

%

%

%

%

%

2/29 - 3/3/12

6 22 28 20 19 5

1/22-24/12

6 25 26 21 15 7

12/9-13/10

10 18 30 10 10 22

9/22-26/10

6 15 29 20 10 20

3/11, 13-14/10

7 20 29 16 9 19

7/24-27/09

10 18 30 12 8 22

1/20-22/08

7 21 24 19 13 16

12/14-17/07

9 16 26 16 11 22

11/1-5/07

4 18 27 17 12 22

9/7-10/07

6 18 26 14 11 25

6/8-11/07

5 16 23 13 7 36

3/2-5/07

4 11 24 11 6 44

12/8-11/06

3 8 22 7 4 56


   

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. March 10-13, 2011. N=378 leaned Republicans nationwide. Margin of error 6.

.

"Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Mitt Romney?"

.

Among leaned Republicans

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

No opinion

% % %

3/10-13/11

60 21 19

1/9-12/08

55 36 9

10/29 - 11/1/07

42 28 30

2/22-25/07

33 28 39

12/7-11/06

28 17 55

 

Reuters/Ipsos Poll conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs. March 3-6, 2011. N=1,040 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.1.

.

"Would you say your overall opinion of Mitt Romney is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable or very unfavorable?"

.

Very
favorable

Mostly
favorable

Mostly
unfavorable

Very
unfavorable
Unsure
% % % % %

3/3-6/11

8 28 20 12 32

12/2-5/10

14 28 20 11 28

 

Newsweek Poll conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. July 2-3, 2007. N=1,002 adults nationwide. Margin of error 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 Mitt Romney?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

7/2-3/07 25 24 34 17

 

Diageo/Hotline Poll conducted by Financial Dynamics. March 29-April 1, 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. Mitt Romney."

.

Favorable Unfavorable Heard of/
Can't rate (vol.)
Haven't
heard of
Unsure
% % % % %
3/29 - 4/1/07 19 17 19 35 9
2/21-24/07 18 15 26 36 5
1/11-14/07 14 12 21 49 4

 

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 Mitt Romney?"

.

MEAN
RATING

Unsure/
Refused

 

 

%

11/13-19/06 45.9 65

8/17-23/06

46.8 69

5/23-30/06

47.5 68

 


Ann Romney

CNN/ORC Poll. Sept. 7-9, 2012. N=709 likely voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

.

"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. Ann Romney."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

9/7-9/12

55 26 3 16

5/29-31/12 Adults

40 22 15 23

4/13-15/12 Adults

41 20 20 19

 

USA Today/Gallup Poll. Aug. 20-22, 2012. N=1,033 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 Ann Romney, wife of Mitt Romney?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

8/20-22/12

42 24 9 25

 

AP-GfK Poll conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications. May 3-7, 2012. N=1,004 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.9.

.

"Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Ann Romney?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Unsure

Refused

% % % %

5/3-7/12

39 23 38 1

 

Fox News Poll conducted by Anderson Robbins Research (D) and Shaw & Company Research (R). April 22-24, 2012. N=915 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"I'm going to read you the names of several individuals. 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. Ann Romney."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Unsure

Never
heard of

%

%

%

%

4/22-24/12

39 25 26 10

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. April 18-22, 2012. N=1,008 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

.

"Overall, do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Ann Romney?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

No opinion

% % %

4/18-22/12

40 30 30

 

Quinnipiac University Poll. April 11-17, 2012. N=2,577 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 1.9.

.

"Is your opinion of Ann Romney favorable, unfavorable, or haven't you heard enough about her?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Haven't
heard enough

Refused

%

%

%

%

4/11-17/12

25 9 64 2

 


Karl Rove

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by the polling organizations of Peter Hart (D) and Bill McInturff (R). March 11, 13-14, 2010. N=approx. 500 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4.4.

.

"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. Karl Rove."

Very
Positive

Somewhat
Positive


Neutral

Somewhat
Negative

Very
Negative

Don't Know
Name/
Not Sure

%

%

%

%

%

%

3/11, 13-14/10

5 9 17 11 20 38

11/4-7/05

3 7 18 10 25 37

 

Gallup Poll. Aug. 13-16, 2007. N=1,019 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 presidential adviser Karl Rove?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

8/13-16/07

26 44 15 15

3/23-25/07

21 44 18 17

11/9-12/06

19 41 21 18
7/28-30/06 22 38 23 16
4/28-30/06 22 50 16 12

10/28-30/05

24 40 21 15

10/13-16/05

22 39 23 16

7/22-24/05

25 34 25 16

 

FOX News/Opinion Dynamics Poll. March 27-28, 2007. 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 someone please just say so. Karl Rove."

.

Favorable Unfavorable Unsure Never
heard of
% % % %

3/27-28/07

18 37 15 30
10/25-26/05 17 27 22 34

 

The Harris Poll. June 2-5, 2006. N=1,001 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"How would you rate the job Deputy White House Chief of Staff Karl Rove is doing: excellent, pretty good, only fair, or poor?"

.

Excellent/
Pretty Good

Only Fair/
Poor

%

%

6/2-5/06 25 59
3/3-7/06 28 55

 

CNN Poll conducted by Opinion Research Corporation. April 21-23, 2006. N=1,012 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. Presidential adviser Karl Rove."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
Heard
of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

4/21-23/06 18 33 25 24

 

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

.

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

.

Favorable

Not
Favor
able

Undecided

Haven't
Heard

Refused

%

%

%

%

%

10/30 - 11/1/05 7 25 21 47 0
7/05 8 16 17 58 1

 

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press survey conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. Oct. 12-24, 2005. N=1,003 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

.

"Now I'd like your views on some people. 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 Karl Rove is very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable?"

.

Very
Favorable

Mostly
Favorable

Mostly
Unfav-
orable

Very
Unfav-
orable

Never
Heard of
 (vol.)

Can't
Rate (vol.)

%

%

%

%

%

%

10/12-24/05

3

16

17

14

36

14


 

Diageo/Hotline Poll conducted by Financial Dynamics. Oct. 12-16, 2005. N=500 registered nationwide. Margin of error 4.4.

.

"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. Karl Rove."

.

Favorable Unfavorable Heard Of/
Can't Rate
(vol.)
Haven't
Heard of
Unsure
% % % % %
10/12-16/05 16 30 11 39 4

 


Sen. Marco Rubio (R - Florida)

Gallup Poll. July 7-10, 2014. N=1,013 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 Florida Senator Marco Rubio?"

.

Favorable Unfavorable Never
heard of
No opinion  
% % % %  

7/7-10/14

27 19 35 18  

6/1-4/13

37 22 29 11  

5/10-13/12

26 18 41 15  

 

Bloomberg Poll conducted by Selzer & Company. June 6-9, 2014. N=1,005 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.1.

.

"... For each, please tell me if your feelings are very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable. If you don't know enough to answer, just say so. Marco Rubio, U.S. senator from Florida."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Unsure

.

% % %

.

6/6-9/14

28 23 49

.

5/31 - 6/3/13

32 22 46

.


 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. June 19-23, 2013. N=1,010 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.

.

"Overall, do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Marco Rubio?"
2012: "Thinking about possible Republican nominees for vice president, do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Marco Rubio?"

.

Favorable Unfavorable No opinion    
% % %    

6/19-23/13

26 25 49    

8/8-10/12

29 26 45    

5/30 - 6/3/12

29 32 39    

 

Fox News Poll conducted by Anderson Robbins Research (D) and Shaw & Company Research (R). Feb. 25-27, 2013. N=1,010 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"I'm going to read you the names of several individuals. 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. Marco Rubio."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Unsure

Never
heard of

%

%

%

%

2/25-27/13

31 19 13 36

 

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

.

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

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Haven't
heard enough

Refused

%

%

%

%

1/30 - 2/4/13

27 15 57 1

 

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. Florida Senator Marco Rubio."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

8/7-8/12

32 22 30 16

6/28 - 7/1/12

28 22 36 14

 


Donald Rumsfeld

USA Today/Gallup Poll. Nov. 9-12, 2006. N=1,004 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 Donald Rumsfeld?"
9/06 and earlier: ". . . How about Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
heard
of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

11/9-12/06

27 57 7 9
9/15-17/06 41 45 3 10
8/18-20/06 40 47 5 7
4/28-30/06 37 57 2 4

12/16-18/05

42 45 4 9

6/24-26/05

46 44 5 5

2/4-6/05

48 40 4 8

11/19-21/04

51 39 5 5
9/03 53 33 6 8
2/03 58 20 10 12
9/02 61 19 10 10
7/02 67 15 9 9

 

Newsweek Poll conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. Nov. 9-10, 2006. N=1,006 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Rumsfeld is handling his job as secretary of defense?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

 

%

%

%

 

11/9-10/06 24 62 14  

10/5-6/06

30 55 15  

 

Diageo/Hotline Poll conducted by Financial Dynamics. Oct. 19-23, 2006. N=approx. 500 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. Donald Rumsfeld."

.

Favorable Unfavorable Heard of/Can't
Rate (vol.)
Haven't
Heard of
Unsure
% % % % %
10/19-23/06 34 46 8 8 3

 

CNN Poll conducted by Opinion Research Corporation. Oct. 6-8, 2006. N=1,028 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"Do you think President Bush should or should not fire Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld?" Half sample, MoE 4.5

.

Should

Should Not

Unsure

%

%

%

10/6-8/06 52 33 15
4/21-23/06 39 35 26

.

"Do you think Donald Rumsfeld should or should not resign as secretary of defense?" Half sample, MoE 4.5

.

Should

Should Not

Unsure

%

%

%

10/6-8/06 48 41 11

9/22-24/06

47 43 9
4/21-23/06 43 35 22

 

Newsweek Poll conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. Oct. 5-6, 2006. N=1,004 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"Do you think Donald Rumsfeld should resign his position as secretary of defense, or not?"

.

Should

Should Not

Unsure

 

%

%

%

 

10/5-6/06

48 37 15  

 

CNN Poll conducted by Opinion Research Corporation. Sept. 22-24, 2006. N=1,009 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 Defense Donald Rumsfeld."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
Heard
of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

9/22-24/06

35 50 8 7
4/21-23/06 33 45 8 12

 

USA Today/Gallup Poll. Sept. 15-17, 2006. N=1,003 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"Do you think Donald Rumsfeld should or should not resign as secretary of defense?"

.

Should
Resign

Should Not
Resign

Unsure

% % %
9/15-17/06 46 44 10
12/17-19/04 52 36 12

 

The Harris Poll. Sept. 8-11, 2006. N=1,004 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"How would you rate the job Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld is doing: excellent, pretty good, only fair, or poor?"

.

Excellent/
Pretty Good

Only Fair/
Poor

%

%

9/8-11/06 38 58
6/2-5/06 34 60
3/3-7/06 35 61
11/8-13/05 34 59
8/9-16/05 40 58
6/7-12/05 42 53
4/5-10/05 42 56
2/8-13/05 42 56
11/9-14/04 47 50
10/14-17/04 46 50
9/9-13/04 43 50
8/10-15/04 45 49

6/8-15/04

47 47

4/8-15/04

45 47

2/9-16/04

50 43

12/14-16/03

57 38

12/10-13/03

47 44
10/14-19/03 47 44
8/12-17/03 55 36
6/10-15/03 60 32
4/10-15/03 71 22
2/12-16/03 56 35
12/12-16/02 59 30
11/14-18/02 59 30
10/15-21/02 60 30
9/19-23/02 61 27
8/15-19/02 60 29
7/18-22/02 56 33
6/14-17/02 65 24
5/15-21/02 67 22
4/9-15/02 70 18
3/13-19/02 71 18
2/13-19/02 70 17
1/16-21/02 77 16
12/14-19/01 75 14
11/14-20/01 78 15
10/17-22/01 78 12

 

ABC News Poll. Sept. 5-7, 2006. N=1,003 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Rumsfeld is handling his job as secretary of defense?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

% % %
9/5-7/06 42 49 8

12/16-19/04

35 53 12

 

CBS News Poll. April 28-30, 2006. N=719 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4.

.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Rumsfeld is handling his job as secretary of defense?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

% % %
4/28-30/06 33 49 18
1/5-8/06 42 45 13
5/20-23/04 40 46 14
5/11/04 43 45 12

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by the polling organizations of Peter Hart (D) and Bill McInturff (R). April 21-24, 2006. N=approx. 500 adults 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. Donald Rumsfeld."

.

Very
positive

Somewhat
positive


Neutral

Somewhat
negative

Very
negative

Don't know
name/

Not sure

%

%

%

%

%

%

4/21-24/06 11 19 18 16 26 10
12/9-12/05 11 20 18 15 27 9
7/8-11/05 11 19 19 15 22 14
1/13-17/05 15 24 16 11 23 11
12/9-13/04 11 23 17 14 24 11
5/1-3/04 RV 16 23 18 14 19 10
11/03 18 25 15 11 19 12
9/03 21 26 15 11 14 13
7/03 21 25 15 13 15 12
5/03 25 24 14 9 12 15
6/02 23 24 19 8 6 20
12/01 30 26 16 4 3 21

 

FOX News/Opinion Dynamics Poll. April 18-19, 2006. N=900 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the job Donald Rumsfeld is doing as secretary of defense?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

%

%

%

4/18-19/06 35 47 18
12/13-14/05 40 44 15
10/11-12/05 39 46 15
4/25-26/05 44 40 16
1/11-12/05 42 42 16
11/16-17/04 46 38 16
5/18-19/04 48 36 16
4/21-22/04 49 39 12
10/03 54 29 17
4/03 67 19 14
3/03 71 16 13
1/03 58 20 22
9/02 63 17 20
1/02 77 9 14
12/01 78 6 16
11/28-29/01 80 4 16
11/14-15/01 78 5 17
10/01 75 7 18

.

.

"Do you think Donald Rumsfeld should resign as secretary of defense?"

.

Yes

No

Unsure

%

%

%

4/18-19/06 40 41 19

.

"If Donald Rumsfeld were to resign as secretary of defense, do you think it would help or hurt the war on terrorism, or would it make no difference?"

.

Help

Hurt

No difference

Unsure

%

%

%

%

4/18-19/06 18 22 49 11

.

"Do you think it is appropriate for retired military generals to openly criticize Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld during wartime or not?"

.

Appropriate

Not
appropriate

Unsure

%

%

%

4/18-19/06 57 38 4

 

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press survey conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. April 7-16, 2006. N=737 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4.

.

"Now I'd like your views on some people. Would you say your overall opinion of Donald Rumsfeld 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

28

25

21

8

8

4/03

24

37

13

6

9

11


 

CNN/USA Today/Gallup Poll. Jan. 20-22, 2006. N=1,006 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Rumsfeld is handling his job as secretary of defense?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

% % %
1/20-22/06 44 44 12
1/7-9/05 48 46 6
12/17-19/04 41 50 9
5/04 46 45 9
10/03 58 36 6
4/03 71 21 8

 

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

.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Rumsfeld is handling his job as Secretary of Defense?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

%

%

%

11/28 - 12/4/05

40 47 13
5/18-24/04 47 43 10
4/26 - 5/3/04 50 36 14
10/03 54 35 11
9/03 60 29 11
7/03 58 32 10
6/03 64 27 9
4/03 75 17 8
2/02 76 11 13

 

Time Poll conducted by Schulman, Ronca & Bucuvalas (SRBI) Public Affairs. Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2005. N=1,004 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the job that the following person has done in the Bush Administration? Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld."

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

%

%

%

11/29 - 12/1/05 35 42 23

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. Dec. 16-19, 2004. N=1,004 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"Do you think Rumsfeld should continue as Secretary of Defense in Bush's second term, or do you think Bush should replace Rumsfeld with a new Secretary of Defense?" Options rotated

.

Keep
Rumsfeld

Replace
Rumsfeld

Unsure

% % %

12/16-19/04

36 52 11

 

Time/CNN Poll conducted by Harris Interactive. May 12-13, 2004. N=1,001 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.1.

.

"In general, do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Rumsfeld is handling his job as Secretary of Defense?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

%

%

%

5/04 45 41 14

 

Time/CNN Poll conducted by Harris Interactive. March 27, 2003. N=1,014 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.1.

.

"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. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Not familiar

Unsure

%

%

%

%

3/03 63 20 15 2
12/02 52 22 25 1
8/02 51 18 28 3
11/01 68 8 22 2

 

Time/CNN Poll conducted by Harris Interactive. Feb. 6, 2003. N=1,003 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.1.

.

"In general, do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Rumsfeld is handling his job as secretary of defense?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

%

%

%

2/6/03 62 25 13

 


Cong. Paul Ryan (R - Wisconsin)

Gallup Poll. July 7-10, 2014. N=1,013 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 Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan?"  2012: "... How about Paul Ryan?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
heard of

No opinion

%

%

%

%

7/7-10/14

31 25 31 14

6/1-4/13

40 32 19 8

9/24-27/12

43 40 8 10

8/20-22/12

38 36 13 13

 

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

.

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

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Haven't
heard enough

Refused

%

%

%

%

1/30 - 2/4/13

34 36 29 1

 

Fox News Poll conducted by Anderson Robbins Research (D) and Shaw & Company Research (R). Oct. 7-9, 2012. N=1,109 likely voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

"I'm going to read you the names of several individuals. 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. Paul Ryan."

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Can't say
(vol.)

Never
heard of

%

%

%

%

10/7-9/12

46 38 11 5

9/24-26/12

43 39 13 5

9/9-11/12

46 38 10 6

8/19-21/12

45 35 13 7

 

Pew Research Center. Oct. 4-7, 2012. N=1,511 adults nationwide. Margin of error 2.9.

.

"Is your overall opinion of Paul Ryan very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly UNfavorable, or very unfavorable?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never heard
of (vol.)

Can't rate
(vol.)/Refused

%

%

%

%

10/4-7/12

38 40 7 15

9/12-16/12

35 44 8 13

 

CBS News/New York Times Poll. Sept. 8-12, 2012. N=1,170 registered voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.

.

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

.

Favorable

Not
favorable

Undecided

Haven't heard
enough
 

%

%

%

%  

9/8-12/12

26 27 13 33  

8/22-26/12

24 27 13 36  

 

CNN/ORC Poll. Aug. 31-Sept. 3, 2012. N=735 likely voters nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.
LV = likely voters. Among adults, except where indicated.

.

"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. Paul Ryan." Prior to 8/22-23/12: "Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
heard of

Unsure

%

%

%

%

8/31 - 9/3/12 LV

49 38 4 9

8/22-23/12 LV

45 39 6 10

.

8/7-8/12

27 19 38 16

Republicans/Leaners

46 7 31 16

.

6/28 - 7/1/12

24 20 40 16

 

ABC News/Washington Post Poll. Aug. 15-19, 2012. N=1,020 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4.

.

"Overall, do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Paul Ryan, the Republican candidate for vice president?"
8/11-12/12: "Thinking about the Republican nominee for vice president, do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Paul Ryan?"
8/8-10/12: "Thinking about possible Republican nominees for vice president, do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Paul Ryan?"

.

Favorable Unfavorable No opinion    
% % %    

8/15-19/12

41 37 22    

.

8/11-12/12

38 33 30    

Republicans

62 13 25    

.

8/8-10/12

23 32 45    

Republicans

48 14 38    

 

USA Today/Gallup Poll. Aug. 12, 2012. N=1,006 adults nationwide. Margin of error 4. Interviews conducted as part of Gallup Daily tracking.

.

"Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Paul Ryan, or have you never heard of him?"

.

Favorable

Unfavorable

Never
heard of

No opinion

%

%

%

%

8/12/12

25 17 39 19

 


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