Washington Post-Pew Research Center Poll

This poll was conducted for The Washington Post and the Pew Research Center by telephone December 1 to 4, 2011, among a random national sample of 1,008 adults, including users of both conventional and cellular phones. The results from the full survey have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Princeton Survey Research Associates International (PSRAI) of Princeton, NJ.

*= less than 0.5 percent

1. As you’ve been learning more about the Republican candidates for president, is your overall impression of [ITEM] getting better, getting worse, or staying about the same?

12/4/11 – summary table
                                        Getting   Getting   Staying about     No
                                         better    worse       the same     opinion
a. The Republican field of candidates      14        31          50            5 
b. Barack Obama                            19        21          58            2


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