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HAWAII POLL: Results Questions 1-11

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Here are the results of the Hawaii Poll, questions 1 to 11.

  

WARD RESEARCH, INC.

Hawaii Poll – May 2011

PRELIMINARY DATA (N=615 RESPONDENTS)

Island

O‘ahu........................... 72%

Maui.............................   9

Lâna‘i........................... <1

Moloka‘i.......................   1

Hawai‘i (Big Island)... 13

Kaua‘i..........................   5

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                        Landline........................................................................................... 80%

                        Cell phone....................................................................................... 20

 

Q1.      I'm going to read a short list of public figures and possible candidates for major offices in next year's elections.  Please tell me if you have a basically favorable or unfavorable opinion of each.  And if you've never heard of them, just let me know.  (RANDOMIZE ORDER)

(SHADED NAMES ASKED ON O‘AHU ONLY)

                                                                                                              Q1.   

                                                                                                                                                 Heard of but

                                                                                                                            Never            don't know

                                                              Favorable          Unfavorable            heard               enough

Governor Neil Abercrombie................... 55%                       37%                         1%                      7%

Former Mayor Mufi Hannemann........... 52                          42                            1                         6

Lt. Governor Brian Schatz...................... 43                          20                          12                       24

Former Representative Ed Case............ 59                          26                            3                       13

Representative Colleen Hanabusa......... 57                          32                            3                         8

Repesentative Mazie Hirono.................. 64                          26                            3                         8

Former Governor Linda Lingle............... 49                          47                          <1                         4

Former Representative Charles Djou..... 49                          37                            5                       10

Mayor Peter Carlisle (n=443 Oahu)...... 61                          25                            2                       12

 

Q2.     As you may know, in Hawaii's primary elections, you can choose the primary you want to vote in.  Do you usually find yourself voting in:

 

The Democratic Primary, or.................................. 66%

The Republican Primary....................................... 24

Don't know/Refused.............................................. 11

 

Q3.      And, as you may know, Senator Daniel Akaka has announced that he will retire in 2012 and not seek re-election to the U.S. Senate.  If the Democratic Primary for his U.S. Senate seat were held today, and the candidates were (READ LIST), who would you vote for:

            (N = 403 usually vote in Democratic Primary)

 

Ed Case.................................................................... 26%

Mazie Hirono........................................................... 25

Mufi Hannemann................................................... 17

Colleen Hanabusa................................................. 15

Brian Schatz............................................................   6

Don't know/Refused.............................................. 11

 

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And, as you may know, Senator Daniel Akaka has announced that he will retire in 2012 and not seek re-election to the U.S. Senate. 

 

Q4.      So If the General Election for U.S. Senate were held today, and the candidates for Senate were Mufi Hannemann and Linda Lingle, who would you vote for:  (ROTATE CANDIDATE ORDER)

 

Linda Lingle........................................................... 36%

Mufi Hannemann................................................. 51

Don't Know/Refused............................................ 13

 

Q5.      If the General Election for U.S. Senate were held today, and the candidates for Senate were Brian Schatz and Linda Lingle, who would you vote for:  (ROTATE CANDIDATE ORDER)

 

Linda Lingle........................................................... 43%

Brian Schatz.......................................................... 47

Don't Know/Refused............................................ 10

 

Q6.      If the General Election for U.S. Senate were held today, and the candidates for Senate were Ed Case and Linda Lingle, who would you vote for:  (ROTATE CANDIDATE ORDER)

 

Linda Lingle........................................................... 36%

Ed Case.................................................................. 54

Don't Know/Refused............................................ 10

 

Q7.      If the General Election for U.S. Senate were held today, and the candidates for Senate were Colleen Hanabusa and Linda Lingle, who would you vote for:  (ROTATE CANDIDATE ORDER)

 

Linda Lingle........................................................... 39%

Colleen Hanabusa............................................... 54

Don't Know/Refused............................................   7

 

Q8.      If the General Election for U.S. Senate were held today, and the candidates for Senate were Mazie Hirono and Linda Lingle, who would you vote for:  (ROTATE CANDIDATE ORDER)

 

Linda Lingle........................................................... 35%

Mazie Hirono.......................................................... 56

Don't Know/Refused............................................   8

 

Q9.      Do you generally approve or disapprove of the job President Barack Obama is doing with the challenges facing the U.S.? 

 

Approve................................................................... 74%

Disapprove............................................................. 23

Don't Know/Refused............................................   4

 

 

Q10.    Do you generally approve or disapprove of the job Gov. Neil Abercrombie is doing with the challenges facing Hawai‘i? 

 

Approve.................................................................... 50%

Disapprove............................................................... 36

Don't Know/Refused............................................. 13

 

Q11.    Do you generally approve or disapprove of the job the State Legislature did in this 2011 session? 

 

Approve.................................................................... 38%

Disapprove............................................................... 45

Don't Know/Refused............................................. 17

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