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Poll: Harry Reid is a weak leader

And the sky is blue. We have control of the Senate,  yet Nevadans and many others think Harry’s not up to the job. Where do you stand?


52% of voters think Harry Reid is a weak leader, 24% strong. Among Democrats – his base – 47% weak, 39% strong. Among Independents, 53% weak, 22% strong.

54% of voters think Reid is ineffective, 23% effective. Among Democrats, 51% ineffective, 37% effective. Among Independents, 54% ineffective, 21% effective.

Reid’s 2010 political vulnerability linked to weakness on the public option:

Unfavorable opinion of Harry Reid is 54%, 35% favorable. This includes 34% unfavorable with his Democratic base, 59% unfavorable with Independents.

The Research 2000 Nevada Poll was conducted for the Progressive Change Campaign Committee from Oct.17 through Oct. 19, 2009. A total of 600 likely voters who vote regularly in state elections were interviewed statewide by telephone. Margin of error is 4%.

There are a lot of other findings at the link to peruse.

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