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...speech in Juneau, the Green Party is attracting strong candidates. What was disappointing about the article was how Dave Dittman, of Dittman Research, was allowed to characterize the Green Party. Mr. Dittman said that the Green Party of Alaska...
Who's Next? race for governor in 2002, when Democrat Tony Knowles must leave office after two terms. Political consultant Dave Dittman of Anchorage confirms that he has done some polling on the 2002 race already, although he's not at liberty to say...
'Stars aligned' for GOP session in Alaska

...Republicans were right. "I doubt if they won any friends this time because they probably did make everyone mad," said Dave Dittman, a pollster and longtime political observer. "But I think, by and large, they did what they said they were going...
Making Friends

...her immense statewide popularity. "They've moved from unsure to favorable, that's for sure," said pollster Dave Dittman, of Dittman Research. After her first year in office, the governor has made some friends in the Juneau area with...
Poll: 'Yes' to solving fiscal gap the Anchorage area simply because it was tacked on to another poll that already was being conduced, said pollster Dave Dittman. About half the state's population is in the Anchorage area. In the survey, 68 percent of respondents agreed with...
State of Contradictions, has regularly tracked public opinion on opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to exploration. Pollster Dave Dittman said 500 or more Alaskans are surveyed each year. Over the years, public support has hovered around 70 percent, while...

...poll. Alaskans in nearly every demographic category supported Knowles in his criticism of Carter, Anchorage pollster Dave Dittman found in his statewide survey conducted Sept. 8-13. Carter was in Alaska in late August to attend events commemorating...
Mackie plan triggers conversation, crank calls

...percent of the people oppose the plan and 33 percent support it. The margin of error is near 4.5 percent according to Dave Dittman. The company covered the expense of the poll itself. ``It's the initial reaction,'' Dittman said of the survey...
Alaska losing clout in Congress

...political observers said. "The first thing you'd see is a roadblock or logjam in when things are heard," said Dave Dittman, president of the Anchorage-based Dittman Research Company of Alaska. "The substance would be as the actual legislation...
Governor's race takes shape quickly

...candidate Tony Knowles in 1994, she became the first woman to win statewide office in Alaska. Veteran Anchorage pollsters Dave Dittman and Marc Hellenthal give Ulmer and Murkowski a clear edge in winning the nominations of their parties. (Hellenthal...


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