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AlaskaPoll: Palin at 61% Unfavorable
USelectionnews.com ^ | Thursday, April 21st, 2011 | Alexandra Taylor

Posted on 04/21/2011 8:56:07 AM PDT by unique

Sarah Palin may be having some trouble with the voting demographic from her own home state of Alaska. According to results released Wednesday, the Dittman Research Corporation’s AlaskaPoll showed the former Governor and potential 2012 Presidential candidate rated at 61% unfavorably by a survey taken between March 3 and March 17th of approximately 400 Alaskans.


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; alaska; murkowski; palin; poll; quitter; sarahpalin; unfavorable
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Small survey, but notable results.
1 posted on 04/21/2011 8:56:17 AM PDT by unique
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To: unique

BS


2 posted on 04/21/2011 8:57:04 AM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: unique

What do you expect? They voted Myrcowski in for God’s sake.


3 posted on 04/21/2011 8:57:37 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: unique

pretty sad


4 posted on 04/21/2011 8:59:22 AM PDT by GoCards (RUN SARAH RUN)
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To: Puppage

They also voted Palin in at some point. It’s a notable poll result simply because these people that once liked her now seem not to.


5 posted on 04/21/2011 8:59:29 AM PDT by Scutter
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To: unique

They set out to trash her and they did.

Can’t underestimate the power of the dirty rat media.


6 posted on 04/21/2011 8:59:29 AM PDT by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: unique

Wow - 400 Alaskans! 400 Alaskans surveyed WHERE, a gay bar and a pro choice ralley? That “survey” isn’t even worth mentioning, unless they want to discredit her.


7 posted on 04/21/2011 8:59:40 AM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Vendome

Why, the last poll run in the lower 48 had her “would not vote for” at 26 to 30 %; and she has dropped in the polls over all since then?????


8 posted on 04/21/2011 9:00:28 AM PDT by org.whodat
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To: Slump Tester

Ralley???

Really???

LOL

Post on.


9 posted on 04/21/2011 9:00:56 AM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: unique

so says one that claims that Palin left the governorship for money and thinks Romney is one of the types need in the GOP


10 posted on 04/21/2011 9:01:22 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Scutter
Those people have her confused with Tina Faye.
11 posted on 04/21/2011 9:02:27 AM PDT by F.J. Mitchell (America is ailin' and the one and ONLY cure is Palin.)
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To: org.whodat

Depends on what the wording of the question was or questions, what market was surveyed and who.


12 posted on 04/21/2011 9:02:27 AM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: unique

This seems strange to me. At the time she was added to the ticket, she had a 90 per cent favorability rating in Alaska. OF course, as she became more partisan in her new role, it was understanding that Alaska Democrats would start to shun her.


13 posted on 04/21/2011 9:03:22 AM PDT by Fractal Trader
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To: Vendome

She literally quit being their governor. Why is it BS?


14 posted on 04/21/2011 9:03:33 AM PDT by Carling (Obama: Inexperienced and incompetent, yet ego maniacal. God help us all.)
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To: Vendome

Really, how so?


15 posted on 04/21/2011 9:05:27 AM PDT by tatown (Obama is a turd)
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To: Aria

Just listened to the damn Contessa Brewer on MSNBC. They are doing and E bio on Palin tonite and she conveniently took the task of comparing palin to Pee WEE Herman. Contessa is a bitch. We all need to bombard her now via email. Piss me off.


16 posted on 04/21/2011 9:06:44 AM PDT by GoCards (RUN SARAH RUN)
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To: unique

Another poorly sampled, poorly weighted poll geared to provide desired results to the MSM.


17 posted on 04/21/2011 9:07:11 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Aria

“They set out to trash her and they did.

Can’t underestimate the power of the dirty rat media”

And the GOP/RINO establishment.


18 posted on 04/21/2011 9:07:18 AM PDT by ScottfromNJ
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To: unique

Please read article from an Alaskan:
“Newsflash: Poorly Conducted Alaskan Poll Produces Poor Results
The Dittman Research & Communications Corporation, let out a doosie today.”
http://www.alaskans4palin.com/


19 posted on 04/21/2011 9:07:30 AM PDT by GlockLady
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To: unique

Dude/Dudette,

Better find a bunker somewhere quick.......And don’t forget to line it with asbestos.


20 posted on 04/21/2011 9:08:09 AM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP (Patriotic by Proxy! (Cause I'm a nutcase and it's someone Else's' fault!....))
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To: unique

If I were polled on this question, I would answer the same way just to skew the results.


21 posted on 04/21/2011 9:08:41 AM PDT by devistate one four (United states code 10.311 Militia Kimber CDP II .45 OORAH! TET68)
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To: unique
400 hermits from some extremely remote corner of Alaska and out of contact with the outside world except for propaganda leaflets dropped from planes by the DNC, are not going to influence my opinion.
22 posted on 04/21/2011 9:09:37 AM PDT by F.J. Mitchell (America is ailin' and the one and ONLY cure is Palin.)
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To: Slump Tester
"Wow - 400 Alaskans!"

Actually, a sample size of 400 in a state that only has a population of (roughly) 700K is better than almost all national polls, which generally never have a sample size greater than 1K in a country of over 310M.

Also, this poll isn't at all out of line from a similar poll taken by Rasmussen last May.

Just 41% in Alaska Would Vote for Palin for President

Shortly after Palin quit as governor, her approval rating in AK plummeted, and it has never recovered.

23 posted on 04/21/2011 9:09:47 AM PDT by OldDeckHand
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To: Carling
Sarah was forced out as governor by legal fees in the millions form demorat frivolous law suits. One rat sued her and lost all 19 law suits costing Sarah millions in legal fees.
24 posted on 04/21/2011 9:09:47 AM PDT by mountainlion (America land of the free because of the Brave.)
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To: Carling

If she is that unpopular, quitting as gov would have raised her poll numbers. If folks are unhappy that she quit as gov,
that means they liked her as gov. Depends on how the poll was worded.


25 posted on 04/21/2011 9:09:58 AM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: GoCards

I deal with the people on MSNBC by ignoring them - they are absurd.


26 posted on 04/21/2011 9:10:04 AM PDT by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: unique

This poll is full of liberals crab; just flush it down the toilet.


27 posted on 04/21/2011 9:10:06 AM PDT by dhuynh73 (Reagan Country)
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To: unique
Small survey, but notable results.

Really? Not likely voters or registered voters. No party affiliation. I just love this gem from the comment section"

Dittman Research & Communications was named in a FELONY SUIT along with Governor Murkowski chief of staff Jim Clark for hiding the illegal campaign contributions to Gov. Murkowski.

There is nothing "unique" about PDS.
28 posted on 04/21/2011 9:10:26 AM PDT by PA Engineer (Time to beat the swords of government tyranny into the plowshares of freedom.)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

I agree, here is a similar one from several months ago;

http://publicpolicypolling.blogspot.com/2010/12/for-palin-theres-no-place-like-homein.html


29 posted on 04/21/2011 9:10:40 AM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP (Patriotic by Proxy! (Cause I'm a nutcase and it's someone Else's' fault!....))
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To: Aria

I cant do it. Its my mission today to rip them a new one. Sorry.


30 posted on 04/21/2011 9:11:40 AM PDT by GoCards (RUN SARAH RUN)
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To: ScottfromNJ

Of course you are right about the GOP/RINO establishment’s role in trashing Sarah - how could I forget them?

Glad she laid into them in her speech in Wisconsin. However, because she did this I suppose she has already decided not to run.


31 posted on 04/21/2011 9:15:19 AM PDT by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: GlockLady

It’s basically a “hit piece”. Yet even some Freepers are taken in by the headline.

From a link I found;

http://www.alaskaforum.org/2007%20news%20stories/September_2007_News_Stories.htm

Veco routinely paid for candidates’ polling
MURKY LEGALITY: When, why, for whom determine lawfulness.
By KYLE HOPKINS
khopkins@adn.com
Published: September 23, 2007
Last Modified: September 23, 2007 at 03:43 AM

In April 2006, then-Gov. Frank Murkowski’s popularity sagged among the worst of any governor in the nation, and the state waited to see if he would run for re-election.

Anchorage pollster David Dittman — who later became Murkowski’s campaign strategist — said he came up with an idea. While everyone was mad at Murkowski, Dittman would conduct a poll asking people about good things Murkowski had done as governor.

The poll cost $20,000. Dittman said in an interview last week that, as best as he can remember, Murkowski’s chief of staff told him to send the bill to Veco Corp.

Wait. Is that legal?


32 posted on 04/21/2011 9:15:58 AM PDT by Rational Thought
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP; All
Newsflash: Poorly Conducted Alaskan Poll Produces Poor Results
33 posted on 04/21/2011 9:16:04 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: unique

Phooey. I´ll be voting for her anyway, even if I have to write her in.


34 posted on 04/21/2011 9:16:27 AM PDT by onedoug (If)
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To: mountainlion

I’m just saying, she quit, regardless of the reason for quitting. That may be reflected in her AK poll numbers. The RINO Murk’s write-in victory was basically a referendum on Palin, IMO.


35 posted on 04/21/2011 9:17:02 AM PDT by Carling (Obama: Inexperienced and incompetent, yet ego maniacal. God help us all.)
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To: Reddon; gimme1ibertee; BCEagles; secondamendmentkid; RINOs suck; johncocktoasten; Maine Mariner; ...

Hit Poll PING!


36 posted on 04/21/2011 9:21:31 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Rational Thought

Thanks much for the link, Rational Thought.


37 posted on 04/21/2011 9:21:52 AM PDT by GlockLady
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To: unique
pissant may be gone but there are many who are eager to step in and promote the PDS cause.
38 posted on 04/21/2011 9:22:06 AM PDT by JPG ("Mr. President, GAME ON." - Sarah Palin)
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To: Carling
I’m just saying, she quit, regardless of the reason for quitting.

If she "quit," as you say, then why are we having this discussion?

39 posted on 04/21/2011 9:24:06 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
Better find a bunker somewhere quick.......And don’t forget to line it with asbestos.

More like line it with bulls***. Check out post 19, the poll is garbage, and in your typical PDS fashion, you lap it up and ask for seconds.

40 posted on 04/21/2011 9:24:50 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

Because it may help explain her unfavorable rating in Alaska. I know why she quit; she didn’t quit on me, though, so I don’t care that she quit. A citizen of Alaska may feel differently than I do.

This thread is about her unfavorables in Alaska, right? I’m offering up one explanation for the high unfavorable number.


41 posted on 04/21/2011 9:26:51 AM PDT by Carling (Obama: Inexperienced and incompetent, yet ego maniacal. God help us all.)
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To: unique
You sound CONCERNED.
42 posted on 04/21/2011 9:27:28 AM PDT by McGruff (I am not a Birther. But I am a Proofer.)
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To: Aria

I have always thought that the term “useless idiots” can apply not just to people who unthinkingly allow themselves to be manipulated by communists/marxists to their ends, but also to people who buy into what the MSM wishes them to believe.

It is so easy for them. All they need is time and pliable brains of mush.


43 posted on 04/21/2011 9:27:38 AM PDT by rlmorel (Capitalism is the Goose that lays The Golden Egg.)
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To: unique
Poll the Section 8 crowd, and you'll get the answer you want.
44 posted on 04/21/2011 9:28:41 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (When and why did Steve Dunham change his name to Barack Hussein Obama? When he converted to Islam?)
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To: unique

Garbage in garbage out.

“Palin’s highest approval rating was around 86% as Governor of the state and 88% as the first nominated female candidate for the Vice Presidency” what about the dem female vp.

If the article has that wrong then it and the poll are most likely BS.


45 posted on 04/21/2011 9:29:17 AM PDT by Ratman83
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To: unique

Bought and paid for by Lisa Murkowski PAC.


46 posted on 04/21/2011 9:32:33 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: OldDeckHand

>> Actually, a sample size of 400 in a state that only has a population of (roughly) 700K is better than almost all national polls...

Does the same reasoning apply when polling 1 person in a State of 1750?


47 posted on 04/21/2011 9:33:11 AM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: Puppage

“They” had help from the Dems...

Murkowski LOST the primary... only when she had an illegal write-in campaign and the Dems wrote her in (their candidate was toast) and then some slick vote count irregularity and voila.

“We” (AK Pubs), did not vote her in...


48 posted on 04/21/2011 9:33:11 AM PDT by hattend (How much do you have to invest in the future before you've spent it and no longer have one? - Steyn)
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To: Ratman83

Her high approval ratings as governor were not a result of polls from this Dimwit outfit or any ONE source.

re: ‘If the article has that wrong then it and the poll are most likely BS.’


49 posted on 04/21/2011 9:34:44 AM PDT by GlockLady
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To: unique

I see that the Huckaliar/Obama freaky fans and PDS crowd have contaminated FR again.

It’s going to be fun watching thier heads explode when Palin wins...and she WILL WIn.

GAME ON. I’ll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.


50 posted on 04/21/2011 9:36:03 AM PDT by Gator113 (GAME ON. I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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