The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

2014 NH State of the State Poll

PRS Briefs
State of the State Polls
PRS Policy Brief 1314-06
May 08, 2014
Zachary
Markovich
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Jake
Perkins
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Executive Summary

President Obama’s job approval rating in New Hampshire falls to 36 percent (from 45 percent in 2013), while his favorability rating plummets to 28 percent (from 41 percent in 2013).

NH Senate Race within margin of error between incumbent Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D) and challengers Scott Brown and Bob Smith.

Governor Hassan leads Republican challengers by 20 points in trial heats.

2016 presidential trial heats show stiff competition between Hillary Clinton (D) and various Republican candidates.

HANOVER, NH — The Rockefeller Center’s seventh annual State of the State Poll surveyed a sample of New Hampshire registered voters (N=412) from April 21-25, 2014 to assess their opinions on policy issues, elected officials, and the state of the economy in New Hampshire and in the United States. The sample error rate is +/- 4.8 percent at a 95 percent confidence interval. Sample demographics and polling methodology are summarized at the end of this report.

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