Washington Post Poll

This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone October 25 to 28, 2010, among a random national sample of 1,202 adults, including users of both conventional and cellular phones. The results from the full survey and for the 1,015 registered voters have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points; it is four points for the sample of 786 likely voters. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by TNS of Horsham, Pa.

*= less than 0.5 percent

Q: (ASKED OF REGISTERED VOTERS) Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Sarah Palin? Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?

 
              ------- Favorable -------   ------ Unfavorable ------     No   
              NET   Strongly   Somewhat   NET   Somewhat   Strongly   opinion
10/28/10 RV   39       16         23      54       15         39         7
3/26/10  RV   36       16         21      57       14         43         7
3/26/10       37       17         20      55       14         41         7
2/8/10   RV   39       19         20      54       15         40         7
2/8/10        37       18         20      55       16         38         8
11/15/09      43       20         23      52       18         34         5
7/18/09       40       20         20      53       19         34         7
10/23/08 LV   46       28         18      51       11         40         3 
9/29/08  RV   51       29         23      40       11         29         9
9/22/08  RV   52       31         21      38       10         27        11
9/7/08   RV   58       35         23      28       11         17        15 
9/4/08*  RV   52       34         18      37       14         23        11
* "the Republican nominee for vice president"


Q: (ASKED OF REGISTERED VOTERS) 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       No
              qualified   qualified   opinion
10/28/10 RV      27          67          6
2/8/10   RV      26          71          3
2/8/10           26          71          4
11/15/09         38          60          3

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