The Civil Beat Poll

The Civil Beat Poll: Hawaii Says Abercrombie Doing Worse Than Expected

·By John Temple

Office of Gov. Neil Abercrombie

Survey finds opposition to Hawaii governor’s decisions on teachers contract, emergency powers and raising taxes and fees.


What do you think the governor should do in response to the findings of the Civil Beat poll? Join the conversation below.

About the poll: Civil Beat surveyed 1,152 likely voters on Oct. 20 and 23 using interactive voice response technology (touch-tone polling). The sampling margin of error is +/- 3 percentage points. The margin of error indicates that in 95 percent of samples of this size, the results will be within +/- 3 percent of the actual percentage in the full population of voters. The poll was conducted by Civil Beat using software licensed to Civil Beat by Merriman River Group, a full-service consulting organization specializing in election management, opinion research and communication.