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Poll Watch

November 21, 2000

The latest national polls on the presidential election and the Florida recount. When results don't total 100%, the remainder either didn't know or refused to answer.

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* Should the Florida hand counts be included in the official vote total? (CBS News)

Yes: 59%

No: 36%

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* Will the final Florida vote count be fair and accurate? (CBS News)

Yes: 41%

No: 43%

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* How confident are you that the election process in Florida will produce a fair outcome? (CNN-USA Today-Gallup)

Very confident: 16%

Somewhat confident: 33%

Not too confident: 27%

Not at all confident, 22%

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* If Al Gore is declared the winner and inaugurated in January, would you accept him as the legitimate president? (CNN-USA Today-Gallup)

Nov. 19

Yes: 80%

No: 19%

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Nov. 11-12

Yes: 82%

No: 16%

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* If George W. Bush is declared the winner and inaugurated next January, would you accept him as the legitimate president? (CNN-USA Today-Gallup)

Nov. 19

Yes: 86%

No: 13%

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Nov. 11-12

Yes: 79%

No: 19%

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* How long are you willing to wait for a final resolution to this matter? (CNN-USA Today-Gallup)

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Gone on too long already: 48%

Until Thanksgiving: 4%

Two weeks: 8%

One month: 5%

Until Inauguration Day: 5%

As long as it takes: 29%

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* Do you think a hand recount or machine recount is a more accurate way to count votes? (CNN-USA Today-Gallup)

Hand recount: 35%

Machine recount: 58%

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* Do you approve or disapprove of the way Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris has handled the situation since the election? (CNN-USA Today-Gallup)

Yes: 49%

No: 41%

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Note: The CNN-USA Today-Gallup poll of 870 adults was conducted on Sunday and has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points. The CBS News poll, also conducted Sunday, includes responses from 822 adults and has a 3-percentage-point error margin.

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