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39% Have Favorable Opinion of Paul Ryan, 25% Unfavorable

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Mitt Romney announced this morning that Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan will be his running mate. 

Earlier polling found that 39% of all voters had a favorable opinion of Ryan, while 25% offered a negative review.  Thirty-five percent (35%) express no opinion of Ryan. The congressman is relatively unknown to the nation at large. Only a third of voters have a strong opinion in either direction. 

Wisconsin is a state both sides consider key to the presidential election. Right now, President Obama has a modest three-point lead over Romney in the state, and it remains a Toss-Up in the Rasmussen Reports Electoral College Projections

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