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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...
Old-fashioned methods

...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...
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...
'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...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...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...
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...
Alaska Senate race bitter and unpredictable

...McAdams and Murkowski. "The question is, on Election Day, where will that movement be?" Another Alaska pollster, Dave Dittman, sees Miller holding fairly steady. Craciun believes the winner will need at least 100,000 votes, and will have...
Local leaders react to Sarah Palin's resignation blindside Praise

...down with nearly two years left in her term," Begich said. Even more surprised may have been Republican pollster Dave Dittman, who was quoted Thursday in the Christian Science Monitor predicting Palin would not only run for re-election, but...
State and local briefly

...percent said yes and 4 percent said they were undecided. The survey has a sampling error of about 4 percent, said Dave Dittman, an Anchorage pollster and political consultant. Cheryl Frasca, a spokeswoman for Guarantee Your Dividend - Vote...


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