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Behind the Numbers
Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/16/2009

Sarah Palin by the numbers

The public's take on Sarah Palin remains deeply split along partisan and gender lines, according to the new Washington Post-ABC News poll, and among women, the gap between Democrats and Republicans is even wider.

Crosstabs on these questions below.

Q. Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Sarah Palin?

              ---Favorable--   -Unfavorable--
              NET   Strongly   NET   Strongly
All           43       20      52       34

Democrat      21        9      77       57
Independent   45       18      47       32
Republican    76       42      20        6

Men           48       20      46       29
Women         39       20      57       39

Among women:

White         45       23      51       37
White/Suburb  50       26      46       33

Democrat      17        8      81       62
Independent   41       16      52       36
Republican    78       49      20        6

Q. If Palin runs for president in 2012, would you definitely vote for her, would you consider voting for her, or would you definitely not vote for her?

           Definitely    Would     Definitely
             would      consider   would not
All             9          37          53

Democrat        5          19          75
Independent     8          41          50
Republican     17          58          24

Men            11          38          50
Women           8          36          55

Among women:

White           9          39          52
White/Suburb    6          45          49

Democrat        4          16          79
Independent     6          44          50
Republican     16          61          23

Q. Regardless of whether or not you'd vote for her, do you think Palin is or is not qualified to serve as president?

              Is        Is not
           qualified   qualified
All           38          60

Democrat      22          76
Independent   37          59
Republican    61          36

Men           42          55
Women         33          64

Among women:

White         36          62
White/Suburb  38          60

Democrat      16          83
Independent   34          63
Republican    62          35

By Jennifer Agiesta  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/16/2009

Categories:  Crosstabs, Crosstabs

 
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