UNH Poll: Lynch Approval at 72%

NH Dem Party Press Office

By: Andrew E. Smith, Ph.D.

DURHAM, NH - New Hampshire Governor John Lynch's approval rating has soared to 72 percent. New Hampshire residents are very positive about the direction the state is headed.

These findings are based on the latest Granite State Poll, conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center. The Granite State Poll is sponsored by the University of New Hampshire. Five hundred six (506) randomly selected New Hampshire adults were interviewed by telephone between February 10 and February 17, 2006. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/-4.4 percent.

Gubernatorial Approval

After one year in office, Democratic Governor John Lynch gets a strong vote of confidence from Granite Staters. In the most recent Granite State Poll, 72 percent of New Hampshire adults say they approve of the job Lynch has done as governor, only 6 percent disapprove, and 22 percent are neutral. By comparison, 52 percent of Granite Staters approved of the job Craig Benson was doing at a similar point in his administration . . .

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