Washington Post-ABC News Poll

The Washington Post
Wednesday, July 5, 2006

This Washington Post poll was conducted by telephone June 7-11, 2006 among 1,000 randomly selected adults nationwide. Margin of sampling error for overall results is plus or minus three percentage points. Sampling error is only one of many sources of error in this or any other public opinion poll.

Fieldwork by TNS of Horsham, PA.

*= less than 0.5 percent

1. Now thinking about national politics: Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Condoleezza Rice?

52% Favorable
27  Unfavorable
21  No opinion

Would you say your favorable/unfavorable view is based mostly on the policies she has supported, mostly on your view of her professional abilities, or mostly on how you feel about her personally?

AMONG THOSE WHO HAD A FAVORABLE VIEW:
20  Mostly on the policies she has supported
58  Mostly on your view of her professional abilities
 9  Mostly on how you feel about her personally
 8  (VOL) All of the above
 1  (VOL) Other/Something else
 4  No opinion

AMONG THOSE WHO HAD AN UNFAVORABLE VIEW:
55  Mostly on the policies she has supported
21  Mostly on your view of her professional abilities
10  Mostly on how you feel about her personally
 3  (VOL) All of the above
 4  (VOL) Other/Something else
 7  No opinion

3. If Condoleezza Rice runs for president in 2008, would you definitely vote for her, would you consider voting for her, or would you definitely not vote for her?

10  Definitely vote for her
44  Would consider voting for her
34  Would definitely not vote for her
11  No opinion

4. All in all, considering the costs to the United States versus the benefits to the United States, do you think the war with Iraq was worth fighting, or not?

38  Worth fighting
52  NOT worth fighting
10  No opinion

5. How much responsibility do you think Condoleezza Rice bears for the way the war in Iraq has gone: a lot, some, only a little, or none at all?

10  A lot
32  Some
26  Only a little
17  None at all
15  No opinion

901. Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as: (READ LIST)

32  A Democrat			
30  A Republican		
31  An Independent
 6  Or what?
 1  No opinion	


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