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US: Obama, Campaign Satisfaction (Pew - 11/6-9)

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Pew Research Center

11/6-9/08; 1,500 respondents who said they voted in the 2008 election for president  respondents (including 375 interviewed by cell phone); conducted among 2,599 registered voters previously interviewed 10/16-19/2008; margin of error +/- 3%

Mode: Live Telephone Interviews

(Report, Topline Questionnaire, Full PDF)

National
  • 75% of voters give Obama a letter grade of A or B for the way he conducted himself during the campaign (45% give Obama an A), "by far the highest grades for any winning candidate" in 20 years. 
  • 39% were very satisfied with the choice if candidates, also the highest level "after any election in the past 20 years." 

  • 67% believe Obama will have a successful first term. 

  • 36% say they got most of their news about the campaign from the Internet, up from 21% in 2004.

  • 58% give "the pollsters" a grade of A or B for the way they conducted themselves during the campaign, "their highest marks since the question was first asked in 1988."

 

Comments
DTM:

I think one of the underreported stories of the election may well be how Obama and Axelrod managed perceptions of his campaign. And if you look at what those guys have said about campaigns in the past, they think that is not only a good idea for winning the election, but also for governing.

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