Posts Tagged ‘Poll’

Kraske: Sebelius below 50% approval in Kansas

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Prime Buzz:

Maybe it was the fact she was trying to leave — and everyone knew it.

Maybe it was because the state budget is hundreds of millions out of whack.

Whatever the reason, former Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius’ final poll numbers as she exited the state stage weren’t so hot.

SurveyUSA had Sebelius upside down: 46 percent approve, 50 percent disapprove.

Poll: Number Who Say U.S. Is Heading In Right Direction Hits Another High

Saturday, March 7th, 2009


For the second straight week, the percentage of voters who say the United States is heading in the right direction rose to its highest level in recent years.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 35% now say the country is moving in the right direction, up from 30% last week and 28% the week before.

In the latest poll, 58% believe the nation is moving down the wrong track, compared to 62% last week and 64% the week before.

The number of American voters who say the country is heading in the right direction is the highest since October 2004, when 43% felt the same way. The latest result is now 14 points higher than the level found just after Barack Obama was elected president.

Poll: 41% Say Affirmative Action No Longer Relevant

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

From Rasmussen:

While whites are evenly divided on the issue, 89% of African-Americans are opposed to ending Black History Month.

Sixty-nine percent (69%) of blacks also say affirmative action is still relevant. Just 33% of whites agree, while the plurality (46%) do not. (more…)

Poll: 80% would throw out all JoCo government officials

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Go over to the Johnson County Red County page to view the results of an unscientific poll about elected officials in local governments in the couunty.

Overland Park and Johnson County government tie for the most out of touch with the voters.

Weekend poll: do you trust local JoCo government?

Friday, February 6th, 2009

Go to to vote on a poll about local government in Johnson County.

There are five questions:

Which of these local governments is the most out of touch with its citizens?

Johnson County Government
Overland Park

Which of these local governments best represents the views of its citizens?
Overland Park

In general, do you trust local elected officials in Johnson County?

In general, do you think your mayor is a:

If you had two choices: to either keep all local elected politicians, or to replace them all with individuals selected at random from the phone book:
Keep all
Replace all