Saturday, September 22, 2012

Poll Watch: Rasmussen (R) New Hampshire 2012 Gubernatorial Survey

Rasmussen (R) New Hampshire 2012 Gubernatorial Poll
  • Ovide Lamontagne (R) 48% (42%)
  • Maggie Hassan (D) 44% (36%)
  • Some other candidate 2%
  • Undecided 7%
Survey of 500 likely voters was conducted September 18, 2012. The margin of error is +/- 4.5 percentage points. Results from the poll conducted June 20, 2012 are in parentheses.
Inside the numbers:
Forty-eight percent (48%) of voters in New Hampshire now have a favorable opinion of Lamontagne, up from 40% in June. Thirty-eight percent (38%) have an unfavorable impression of the attorney. That includes Very Favorable reviews from 23% and Very Unfavorable marks from 20%.
For Hassan, favorables total 46% and unfavorables 37%. Twenty percent (20%) view the Democrat Very Favorably, while 21% see her in a Very Unfavorable light.
Lamontagne holds a double-digit advantage over Hassan among men but trails Hassan by a 47% to 40% margin among women.
Most senior citizens and middle-aged voters in New Hampshire support Lamontagne, but younger voters tend to favor Hassan.
Among voters not affiliated with either major political party, Lamontagne leads 48% to 41%.

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