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Thursday, September 03, 2009

Bleeding Heartland: Survey USA finds record low approval for Iowa leaders

Excerpted from this post at Bleeding Heartland

... This statewide poll of 600 adults was conducted on August 26 and
27 and is said to have a margin of error of 4 percent. It's the first
time any pollster has found the president below 50 percent approval in
Iowa, and the first time any pollster has found the governor's
approval in the 30s. ... Looking at Survey USA's trendlines for Culver
since he took office, I noticed that Culver's disapproval number is
basically unchanged this summer, but his approval number has dropped
significantly from 42 percent in June and 44 percent in July to 36
percent in late August. Before anyone panics, remember that Survey
USA's approval numbers for Culver tend to run low compared to other
pollsters. In early July, the poll commissioned by The Iowa Republican
blog found Culver's approve/disapprove numbers to be 53 percent/41


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