Poll Shows Most Voters Have Favorable Opinions of Snyder & Obama

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

A News 10 Voice of the Voter poll released on the eve of Gov. Rick Snyder's first state of the state address finds 59 percent of likely Michigan voters holding a favorable opinion of him.
The poll finds nine percent say they have an unfavorable opinion of Michigan's new Republican leader.
The Lansing-based polling company says it interviewed 600 people by phone Thursday through Sunday. The results were released Tuesday and have a margin of sampling error of four percentage points up or down.
Asked if they think Michigan is headed in the right direction, 39 percent say yes and 41 percent no.
Fifty-one percent say they have a favorable opinion of President Barack Obama and 42 percent an unfavorable opinion.


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  • by Sue Location: Mason on Jan 19, 2011 at 05:43 AM
    Aren't there over 7 million voters in Michigan? How does a poll of a measly 600 people even come close to determining what 59% of Michigan voters think?
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