December 29, 2016
Quarterly Survey – December 2016 The
following
results
are based on 600 completed
interviews among a statewide random sample of adults in New
Hampshire. Of the 600 interviews, 515 interviews were among
registered voters (165 Republicans, 152 Democrats, and 198
undeclared voters). The interviews were conducted December 19 through 22, 2016. The
theoretical margin of error for
the total sample of 600 is
plus or minus 4 percentage points,
95% of the time, on questions
where opinion is evenly split. The theoretical margin of error
for the sample of 515 registered voters is plus or minus 4.3 percentage points,
95% of the time, on questions where opinion is evenly split. Question wording and responses: Maggie
Hassan has been governor for the past four years. How would
you grade her performance as governor  would you give her an A, a B, a
C, a D, or an F?

A

B

C

D 
F 
Total sample 
28%

32%

16%

12% 
9% 

Voters 
32%

32%

17%

11% 
8% 

Republicans 
11%

21%

37%

20% 
11% 
Democrats

71%

26%

27%

1% 
* 
Undeclared 
18%

45%

12%

12% 
13% 

John
Lynch (12/12) 
26% 
39% 
19% 
9% 
3% 

Craig Benson (12/04) 
3% 
21% 
26% 
27% 
19% 

Jeanne Shaheen (12/02) 
21% 
35% 
38% 
5% 
1% 

Steve Merrill (12/96) 
15% 
47% 
25% 
7% 
2% 
Grade Point Average:
Grade
Point Average 
Maggie
Hassan 
John Lynch 
Craig Benson 
Jeanne Shaheen 
Steve Merrill 

Total
sample 
2.6 
2.8 
1.6 
2.7 
2.7 
Voters 
2.7 
2.9 
1.6 
2.7 
2.8 
Republicans 
2.0 
2.5 
1.9 
2.3 
3.0 
Democrats 
3.7 
3.1 
1.1 
3.1 
2.7 
Undeclared 
2.4 
3.0 
1.7 
2.8 
2.7 
(Grade Point Average Scale: A
= 4.0, A = 3.7, B+ = 3.3, B = 3.0, B = 2.7, C+ = 2.3, C = 2.0, C =
1.7, D = 1.0, and F = 0.0)
