Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #14306

Geography Surveyed: State of Washington
Data Collected: 09/02/2008
Release Date: 09/02/2008 11:55 PM ET
Sponsor: KING-TV Seattle

Timing of Research: All interviews for this survey conducted after 8:05 pm PT 09/02/08, after conclusion of the Republican National Convention. 600 Washington State adults interviewed; of them, 514 identified themselves as being registered to vote and were asked the questions which follow.

1
  Asked of 514 registered voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.4%

On the whole, is Joe Biden an asset to Barack Obama? A liability to Obama? Or, do you not know enough to say?

46% Asset
26% Liability
26% Don't Know Enough
2% Not Sure

2
  Asked of 514 registered voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.4%

Does Obama's selection of Joe Biden as a running mate reflect well on Obama? Reflect poorly on Obama? Or do you not know enough to say?

47% Reflects Well On Obama
26% Poorly On Obama
26% Dont' Know Enough
1% Not Sure

3
  Asked of 514 registered voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.4%

On the whole, is Sarah Palin an asset to John McCain? A liability to McCain? Or, do you not know enough to say?

45% Asset
39% Liability
15% Don't Know Enough
1% Not Sure

4
  Asked of 514 registered voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.4%

Does McCain's selection of Sarah Palin as a running mate reflect well on McCain? Reflect poorly on McCain? Or do you not know enough to say?

45% Reflects Well On McCain
40% Poorly On McCain
14% Dont' Know Enough
0% Not Sure

5
  Asked of 514 registered voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 3.5%

Is the pregnancy of Sarah Palin's teen daughter a private, family matter? A legitimate campaign issue? Or, do you not know enough to say?

80% Private Matter
15% Legitimate Issue
4% Don't Know Enough
0% Not Sure

6
  Asked of 514 registered voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.4%

If you were placing a bet today, would you bet that Barack Obama will be elected president? Or, John McCain will be elected president?

54% Barack Obama
38% John McCain
8% Not Sure

7
  Asked of 514 registered voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.4%

So far, has there been too much? Too little? Or just the right amount of media scrutiny of Sarah Palin?

46% Too Much
25% Too Little
24% Just About Right
5% Not Sure

8
  Asked of 514 registered voters
  Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.4%

Is the media rooting for Barack Obama? Rooting for John McCain? Or trying its best to be fair to both?

52% Barack Obama
8% John McCain
35% Being Fair To Both
5% Not Sure

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