NHDP - ICYMI: APPROVAL OF HASSAN AND LEGISLATURE REMAINS HIGH, MOST THINK NH IS ON RIGHT TRACK

Key Point: "After almost one year in office, a majority of New Hampshire residents are happy with Governor Maggie Hassan’s performance. In the most recent Granite State Poll, 57% of New Hampshire adults say they approve of the job Hassan is doing as governor.."

The entire poll can be found here: https://cola.unh.edu/sites/cola.unh.edu/files/research_publications/gsp2013_fall_govapp102413.pdf


 

THE WMUR GRANITE STATE POLL 
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE SURVEY CENTER
 
October 24, 2013 
 
APPROVAL OF HASSAN AND LEGISLATURE REMAINS HIGH, MOST THINK NH IS ON RIGHT TRACK 
 
By: Andrew E. Smith, Ph.D. 
 Zachary S. Azem, M.A. 
 UNH Survey Center 
 603/862-2226 
 www.unh.edu/survey-center 
 
DURHAM, NH –Governor Maggie Hassan has high approval ratings in New Hampshire. Jobs and the economy remain the biggest problem facing New Hampshire, but most Granite Staters think the state is headed in the right direction. 
 
These findings are based on the latest WMUR Granite State Poll,  conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center. Six hundred and sixty-three (663) randomly selected New Hampshire adults were interviewed by landline and cellular telephone between October 7 and October 16, 2013. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 3.8 percent. 
 
Gubernatorial Approval 
 
After almost one year in office, a majority of New Hampshire residents are happy with Governor Maggie Hassan’s performance. In the most recent Granite State Poll, 57% of New Hampshire adults say they approve of the job Hassan is doing as governor, 14% disapprove, and 30% are neutral or don’t know enough to say. 
 
Democrats (74%), liberals (72%), people who oppose the Tea Party (74%), and NHPR listeners (72%) are most likely to say they approve of the job Hassan is doing as governor. Tea Party supporters (22%) and Republicans (36%) are least likely to approve of the governor. 
 
We ask that this copyrighted information be referred to as the Granite State Poll, sponsored by WMUR-TV, and conducted by the University of New 
Hampshire Survey Center.