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Online Survey: Ventura's decision not to run for re-election

MPR online surveys can reflect the views of a large number of people, but - unlike scientific polls - there is no random selection of people to represent the general population. They are merely a reflection of the views held by those who took the time to take the survey, and a method by which you can compare your views with those of other visitors to our Web site. They are not a scientific sampling.


Do you agree or disagree with Gov. Ventura's decision not to run for re-election?
    73.9 %
    19.1 %
I'm Not Sure
    7.0 %
Although he said it wasn't the reason for his decision, Gov. Ventura lashed out at news reports about his family's use of the Governor's Mansion. Describe your reaction to that story?
The coverage was unfair to Ventura and his family.
    19.9 %
The story was fair
    66.2 %
I'm Not Sure
    13.9 %
Do you believe that Ventura's exit from the campaign will make the quality of debate better, worse or the same?
    50.4 %
    29.9 %
About the same
    19.7 %
If another member of the Independence Party should run for governor, are you likely to vote for that candidate, based on Gov. Ventura's term in office?
Likely to vote for an IP candidate.
    17.6 %
Unlikely to vote for an IP candidate
    48.7 %
It makes no difference
    33.7 %