Wisconsinites Rate Politicians, Sports Figures, Professions


The poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points:

VIEWS ABOUT PRESIDENT BUSH:
Favorable - 53 percent
Unfavorable - 42 percent
Neutral/Did not recognize - 4 percent

VIEWS ABOUT JOHN KERRY:
Favorable - 40 percent
Unfavorable - 51 percent
Neutral/Did not recognize - 9 percent

VIEWS ABOUT TOMMY THOMPSON:
Favorable - 56 percent
Unfavorable - 32 percent
Neutral/Did not recognize - 12 percent

VIEWS ABOUT GOV. JIM DOYLE:
Favorable - 46 percent
Unfavorable - 33 percent
Neutral/Did not recognize - 21 percent

VIEWS ABOUT U.S. SEN. RUSS FEINGOLD:
Favorable - 51 percent
Unfavorable - 33 percent
Neutral/Did not recognize - 15 percent

VIEWS ABOUT REPUBLICAN U.S. SEN. CANDIDATE TIM MICHELS:
Favorable - 31 percent
Unfavorable - 16 percent
Neutral/Did not recognize - 52 percent

VIEWS ABOUT U.S. SEN. HERB KOHL:
Favorable - 52 percent
Unfavorable - 24 percent
Neutral/Did not recognize - 24 percent

VIEWS ABOUT ATTORNEY GENERAL PEG LAUTENSCHLAGER:
Favorable - 17 percent
Unfavorable - 34 percent
Neutral/Did not recognize - 49 percent

VIEWS ABOUT BRETT FAVRE:
Favorable - 75 percent
Unfavorable - 9 percent
Neutral/Did not recognize - 16 percent

VIEWS ABOUT PAUL HAMM:
Favorable - 28 percent
Unfavorable - 5 percent
Neutral/Did not recognize - 67 percent

PERCENTAGES RATING VARIOUS PROFESSIONS AS HIGH OR VERY HIGH FOR HONESTY AND ETHICS:
Firefighters - 89 percent
U.S. Military - 78 percent
Wisconsin National Guardsmen - 77 percent
Teachers - 72 percent
Police - 69 percent
Doctors - 66 percent
Clergy - 54 percent
Accountants - 33 percent
Labor union leaders - 23 percent
Wisconsin politicians - 21 percent
Journalists - 18 percent
Corporate executives - 12 percent
Car salesmen - 8 percent

Source: Wisconsin Policy Research Institute


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