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US: Obama, Blago (USATGallup-12/12-14)


USA Today / Gallup
12/12-14/08; 1,008 adults, 3% margin of error
Mode: Live Telephone Interviews
(Gallup analysis)

National

On a different topic, as you may know, Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has been charged with conspiracy in trying to profit from naming Barack Obama's replacement in the U.S. senate.

(Asked of a half sample) Just your best guess, do you think any member of Barack Obama's staff has done anything illegal in connection with this matter, or not?

    26% Yes, illegal
    60% No, not

(Asked of a half sample) Just your best guess, do you think any member of Barack Obama's staff has done anything unethical in connection with this matter, or not?

    29% Yes, unethical
    60% No, not

 

Comments
CTPonix4BHObama:

Can anyone tell me why a poll question would be asked two different ways to two different samples?

Wouldn't it make more sense to ask the whole sample both questions?

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