Polls

CNN/USA TODAY/GALLUP POLL

Aug. 29, 1996

Interviews with 622 registered voters conducted August 28-29. All interviews were conducted before Clinton and Gore acceptance speeches, and about half were conducted before Dick Morris' resignation.

Registered Voters'
Presidential Choice

             Now   August 23-25

Clinton      51%      50%
Dole         38       38
Perot         7        7

Sampling error: +/-4% pts

NOTE THAT IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE GOP CONVENTION, THE RACE ST0OD AT CLINTON 48%, DOLE 41%, PEROT 7%.

Favorable Ratings

              Now   August 16-18

Clinton       60%       57%
Dole          55        58  

Sampling error: +/-4% pts


Favorable Ratings

                 Now   August 16-18

Hillary Clinton   51%      47%
Elizabeth Dole    58       58

Sampling error: +/-4% pts


Opinion of Hillary Clinton

              Now   August 16-18

Favorable     51%       47%
Unfavorable   41        48  

Sampling error: +/-4% pts

QUESTION: Apart from who you may prefer for President, who do you think would make the better First Lady?

Mrs. Dole      43%
Mrs. Clinton   42

Sampling error: +/-4% pts


Favorable Ratings

              Now   August 16-18

Gore          60%       59%
Kemp          55        54  

Sampling error: +/-4% pts

QUESTION: Which party do you think better represents your values -- the Republican Party or the Democratic Party?

            Now     August 14-15

Democratic  52%         46%
Republican  39          43

Sampling error: +/-4% pts

QUESTION: From what you have seen or heard about this week's Democratic convention, do you have a more favorable or a less favorable opinion of the Democratic Party?

             Democratic    Republican 
                           (August 14-15) 
More favorable   36%          36%
Less favorable   25           28       			
No change        19           19        
Sampling error: +/-4% pts              

QUESTION: Do you think the phrase "It takes a village to raise a child" sends the right message or the wrong message about the roles that government and families should have in raising children, or are you unsure what that phrase means?

Good message      38%              
Bad message       27
Unsure            33

Sampling error: +/-4% pts

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