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North Dakota Governor: Hoeven in the Clear

North Dakota Governor John Hoeven (R) has little to worry about thus far in his upcoming bid for re-election. The incumbent leads State Senator Tim Mathern 66% to 26% in the latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of the state. When “leaners” are included, Hoeven is ahead 67% to 27%.

The governor leads his challenger 64% to 28% among men and 67% to 25% among women in the Peace Garden state. The Republican even draws support from a third (32%) of Democrats. Among unaffiliated voters, the incumbent leads 68% to 18%.

Hoeven’s favorability ratings in North Dakota are very high. The governor is viewed favorably by 80% and unfavorably by just 18%. Mathern’s numbers are 49% favorable, 37% unfavorable.

Seventy-two percent (72%) of North Dakota voters give their governor good or excellent ratings. Just 6% of voters say Hoeven is doing a poor job as governor.

Rasmussen Markets data shows that Hoeven is currently given a % chance of winning North Dakota's governor race. Figures updated on a 24/7 basis by market participants. It costs nothing to join and add your voice to the Rasmussen Market results.

North Dakota’s Presidential race is surprisingly close--the two candidates are tied at 43% in the historically red state.

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North Dakota Safe Republican

Latest RR Poll

RR Poll Avg.

Ras Mkts

In Trade

2004 Results

Republican

68%

67%

71%

Democrat

28%

27%

28%

This telephone survey of 500 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports July 8, 2008. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.

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Favorable Ratings for Gubernatorial Candidates in North Dakota

 

Hoeven

Mathern

Very Favorable

46%

15%

Somewhat Favorable

32%

28%

Somewhat Unfavorable

11%

28%

Very Unfavorable

7%

14%

Not Sure

3%

15%


Rasmussen Reports - Electoral College Balance of Power Summary

Republicans

160

Democrats

173

Toss-Ups & Leaners

205


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Scott Rasmussen, president of Rasmussen Reports, has been an independent pollster for more than a decade.