The Civil Beat Poll

The Civil Beat Poll: Hawaii Sweet On Obama, Sour on Congress

·By John Temple

Hawaii voters continue to approve of president’s performance even as they say country heading in wrong direction.

Discussion

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<p><strong>About the poll:</strong> 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 <a href="http://www.merrimanriver.com/home.html">Merriman River Group</a>, a full-service consulting organization specializing in election management, opinion research and communication.</p>