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August 15, 1999 to September 14, 1999

Winter 2000, Issue #4 - Feb. 5, 2000 thru Mar. 20, 2000

Spring 2000, Issue#5
- March 21 thru May 10, 2000

Early Summer, Issue #6 - May 11, 2000 to June 13, 2000
Anniversary Summer, Issue #7 - June 14, 2000 to July 20, 2000
Issue #8 - (July 25, 2000 to Sep. 25, 2000)
Issue #9 (Oct. to Nov. 7, 2000)
Issue #10 (Nov. 2000)
Issue #11 (January 2001)
Issue #12 (February 2001)
Issue #13 (March 2001)
Issue #14
(April 2001)
Issue #15 (May/June 2001)
Issue #16 (July 2001)
Issue #17 (August/September 2001)
Issue #18 (September/October 2001)
Issue #19 (November/December 2001)
Issue #20 (Feb/April 2002)
Issue #21 (May/July 2002)
Issue #22 (August/October 2002)
Issue #23 (October-December 2002)
Issue #24 (Winter 2002-2003)
Issue #25 (February - March 2003)
Issue #26 (May - June 2003)
Issue #27 June - November 2003
Issue #28 (December 2003 - January 2004)
Issue #29 (March - May 2004)
Issue #30 (June - Aug. 2004)
Issue #31 (Sept - Dec. 2004)
Issue #32 (Jan. - Mar. 2005)
Issue #33 (Apr.- 2005 - Dec. 2005)
Issue #34 (Jan. 2006 - Apr. 15 2006)


(June 26 - Aug. 14, 1999)

IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED ALASKAN VOTER, DO YOU THINK ALASKA'S STATE 
GOVERNMENT SHOULD HAVE A BALANCED STATE BUDGET?


YES, Everybody in the private sector has to live within their means
unless they file bankruptcy or don't pay their bills.

57%  YES

NO, The state has enough money and the oil companies will pay for
everything anyway.

23%  NO


20%  UNDECIDED

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(August 15, 1999 to September 14, 1999)

1.  IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, SHOULD YOUR HOME STATE 
INSTITUTE A SCHOOL VOUCHER PROGRAM SO PARENTS CAN HAVE FREEDOM OF
CHOICE IN SELECTING & PAYING FOR SCHOOLS FOR THEIR CHILDREN? 47% YES 12% NO 41% UNDECIDED 2. IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED ALASKAN VOTER, SHOULD THE ALASKA
COURT SYSTEM RULE INVALID & UNLAWFUL THE SPECIAL ADVISORY VOTE
ON SEP. 14, 1999? 59% YES 13% NO 28% UNDECIDED 3. IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED ALASKAN VOTER & THE ALASKA COURT
SYSTEM RULES THE SPECIAL ADVISORY VOTE SHALL CONTINUE, HOW WOULD YOU VOTE? 15% YES 54% NO 31% UNDECIDED ---------- [Top] [Next] ---------- Winter 2000, Issue #4 - Feb. 5, 2000 thru Mar. 20, 2000 1. IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, DO YOU SUPPORT
THE CHARTER AGREEMENT BETWEEN BRITISH PETROLEUM
& GOV. TONY KNOWLES?
Yes -- 5 % No -- 81 % Undecided -- 14 %. 2. IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, DO YOU
SUPPORT A FINAL "BUY-OUT" OF $25,000 FROM THE PERMANENT FUND TO END THE PFD PROGRAM, & THE REMAINING SURPLUS TO GO TO FUND STATE GOVERNMENT?
Yes -- 25 % No -- 50 % Undecided -- 25 %. 3. IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, DO YOU
FAVOR ALLOWING PARENTS OF SCHOOL CHILDREN TO HAVE THE CHOICE TO RECEIVE VOUCHERS & USING OTHER COMPETITIVE MEASURES AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM?
Yes -- 70 % No -- 22 % Undecided -- 9 %. 4. IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, WHO IS
YOUR PREFERENCE FOR PRESIDENT AT THIS TIME? (CANDIDATES ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER)
GARY BAUER -- 0 % BILL BRADLEY -- 14 % PAT BUCHANAN -- 14 % GEORGE W. BUSH -- 0 % STEVE FORBES -- 9 % AL GORE -- 18 % ALAN KEYES -- 23 % JOHN MCCAIN -- 23 %.
---------- [Top] [Next] ---------- Spring 2000, Issue#5 - March 21 thru May 10, 2000 1) If you are a registered voter in Alaska, do you support HB411, which: a. Freezes the Dividend b. Uses excess earnings of the PFD calculated under a market based formula, to be deposited directly into the General Fund for government? Yes -- 5% No -- 77% Undecided -- 18% 2) If you are a registered voter in Alaska, do you support SJR 35, which: a. Guarantees the PFD by inflation-proofing b. Requires a vote of the people before changing the statutory formula for distribution, etc. Yes -- 82% No -- 14% Undecided -- 5% 3) If you are a registered voter in Alaska, do you support HJR 50, which: a. Limits appropriations (except for PFD distributions) to $2 to $2.5 billion
             per year (except for emergencies) b. Requires a 2/3 vote of each house to exceed the limit?
Yes -- 73% No -- 18% Undecided -- 9% 4) If you are a registered voter in ANY STATE should Congress grant
PERMANENT MOST FAVORED NATION (MFN) Trading Status to Communist
China or continue the ANNUAL REVIEW of MFN trading status while
monitoring China's Human Rights Abuses?
Grant Permanent MFN Status -- 11% Annual MFN Review & Monitoring of Human Rights Abuses -- 81% Undecided -- 7% 5) If you are a registerd voter in ANY STATE, should Congress vote to allow
Communist China a seat on the World Trade Organization (WTO)?
Yes -- 37% No -- 56% Undecided -- 7% ---------- [Top] [Next] ---------- Early Summer, Issue #6 - May 11, 2000 to June 13, 2000 1) IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE,SHOULD A
SMALL PORTION OF THE ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
(ANWR) BE OPEN FOR OIL & GAS EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT:
(choose one) 1.) NOW? -- 81%
2.) LATER? -- 0%
3.) NEVER? -- 19%
2) IF YOU A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE,SHOULD ELIAN
GONZALEZ BE GRANTED ASYLUM TO LIVE IN THE UNITED STATES? 1.) YES -- 73%
2.) NO -- 27%
3) IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, AS A READER
OF "FREEDOM WRITER", WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE "FREEDOM WRITER"
(FREEDOMWRITER.COM): (choose one) 1.) RETURN TO A 2 MONTH SCHEDULE (as in 1999, every 8 weeks)? -- 0% 2.) STAY MONTHLY (as in 2000, every 4-6 weeks)? -- 53%
3.) GO TO BI-MONTHLY (twice a month)? -- 47%
4) IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, DID THE 21ST
ALASKA LEGISLATURE DO ENOUGH TO SAVE THE PERMANENT FUND
DIVIDEND? 1.) YES -- 8% 2.) NO -- 38% 3.) UNDECIDED -- 54% ---------- [Top] [Next] ---------- SUMMER FIRST ANNIVERSARY ISSUE #7 (June 14, 2000 to July 20, 2000)                  Question #1 If you are a registered voter IN ALASKA, should Mike O'Callaghan & Lydia Darby be allowed to continue their free food giveaway? YES 83% NO 17% Question #2 If you are a registered voter IN ALASKA, should the Alaska Supreme Court stay (suspend) the action of the Anchorage Health Department? YES 67% NO 33% Question #3 If you are a registered voter in ANY STATE, should any "third party" (i.e., the Reform Party, the Green Party, etc.) be allowed to participate in the Federal Presidential Debate Commission's debates, regardless of that "third party's" poll standings? YES 100% NO 0% ---------- [Top] [Next] ---------- Issue #8 - (July 25, 2000 to Sep. 25, 2000) Question 1: For voters in ANY STATE,Should the Ninth U.S. Circuit of Appeals overturn the federal takeover of subsistence fishing (1995 Katie John case) on most Alaskan waters?            YES       62% NO       15% UNDECIDED 23% Question 2: For voters in ALASKA, Do you support the efforts of Alaska's Governor Tony Knowles to appeal the 1995 Katie John subsistence case?             YES       62% NO       15% UNDECIDED 23% Question 3: For voters in ANY STATE, Alaska's Constitution guarantees ALL CITIZENS equal natural resources access & America's 14th Amendment guarantees EQUAL PROTECTION. Should the feds give preference to one group of Alaskans over another? YES       14% NO       79% UNDECIDED 7% ---------- [Top] [Next] ---------- Issue #9 October - November, 2000 Question 1: If you are an REGISTERED ALASKAN VOTER, will you support Ballot Measure 4 to Limit Property Taxes & Assessments? YES 56% NO 44% Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, how will you vote for President & Vice-President (in alphabetical order)? HARRY BROWNE-ART OLIVIER (LIBERTARIAN) 7% PATRICK BUCHANAN-EZOLA FOSTER (REFORM) 29% GEORGE W. BUSH-RICHARD CHENEY (REPUBLICAN) 29% AL GORE-JOSEPH LIEBERMAN (DEMOCRAT) 14% HOWARD PHILLIPS-DR. J. CURTIS FRAZIER (CONSTITUTION) 7% RALPH NADER-WINONA LADUKE (GREEN) 14% OTHER 0% Issue #10 November, 2000 Question 1: For REGISTERED VOTERS IN ALASKA, what do you think is the single most important thing the Alaska Legislature should do regarding the state budget? Promote more economic growth & development? 38% "Hold the line" on the budget while still reducing expenses? 46% Re-institute the $100 annual per capita School Tax on ALL employees (resident & non-resident alike)? 8% Institute a SMALL statewide sales tax except for food, housing, & medical? 8% Re-impose a state income tax? 0% Use the Permanent Fund earnings? 0% Question 2: For REGISTERED VOTERS IN ANY STATE, do you support keeping the Electoral College (which gives smaller less populated states more leverage versus bigger more populated states) or going to a direct Presidential vote? Keep Electoral College 65% Direct Presidential vote 30% Not sure 4% Question 3: For REGISTERED VOTERS IN ANY STATE, do you: Like the new look for FREEDOM WRITER's Home Page? 90% Like the previous look for FREEDOM WRITER's Home Page? 10% Issue #11 January, 2001 Question 1: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, which route do you favor for a natural gas pipeline from Alaska's North Slope to bring the gas to market? 1.) South to Fairbanks, then Southeast along the Alcan Highway. 20% 2.) South to the Southcentral & Kenai Peninsula areas of Alaska. 60% 3.) Bypass Alaska's markets by going along Canada's Mackenzie River. 20% 4.) None of the above. 0% Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, do you think the post-election promises of BIPARTISANSHIP by the Democratic & Republican Parties are broken now? 1.) Yes 83% 2.) No 17% Question 3: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, what should be the MOST important economic goal of the new Bush Administration for the 2001-2002 fiscal year? 1.) Across-the-board tax cuts for everybody (all taxpayers). 75% 2.) Increased domestic spending on education, Social Security, & Medicaid/Medicare. 0% 3.) Increased defense spending. 13% 4.) Maintain the present budget levels. 13%. Issue #12 (February 13-March 13, 2001)

Question 1: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, should the Alaska
Legislature be moved to Anchorage for its sessions?

YES 100%
NO 0%
UNDECIDED 0%

Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, do you favor:

1.) Pres. Bush's $1.6 trillion tax cut over 10 years? 88%

2.) Senate Democrats' $900 billion tax cut over 10 years? 0%

3.) A compromise between choices "a." & "b.", above? 13%

4.) No tax cut for taxpayers? 0%

Question 3: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, do you think
that Clinton's pardon of fugitive tax evader Mark Rich, #1 on the
FBI's Most Wanted List, was a result of bribery through Rich's
ex-wife's campaign & other financial contributions to Clinton?

1.) YES 63%

2.) NO 0%

3.) UNDECIDED 38%.

 

Issue #13 (Mar. 14, 2001 to Apr. 15, 2001)

Question 1: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA,
should the current law governing the new State Board
of Education's "Exit Exam" for graduating high school
seniors be:

1.) Kept at the current 2002 year implementation? 40%
2.) Be changed to 2004 year implementation? 60%
3.) Be changed to 2006 year implementation? 0%
4.) Dropped altogether? 0%


Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY
STATE, which Campaign Finance Reform bill do you
support?

1.) The Sen. Chuck Hagel bill? 22%
2.) The Sen. John McCain/Sen. Russ Feingold bill? 11%
3.) No change in existing campaign finance laws? 22%
4.) Undecided. 44%

Question 3: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY
STATE, do you support Pres. Bush's "Faith-Based
Initiative" for funding for private sector-religious
organization social services to the needy?

1.) YES 78%
2.) NO 22%


Issue #14 (April 16 thru May 20, 2001)

Question 1: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, should the Alaska
Legislature pass Gov. Knowles' proposed "Anti-Hate Crimes Against
Minorities" legislation?


1.) Yes 33%
2.) No 57%

Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, how would you
rate Pres. George W. Bush's handling of the 24 aircrew hostage situation
with Communist China?

1.) Did the right thing perfectly 30%

2.) Did good, but the plane is still there 30%

3.) Did fair, but suspect there was a hidden deal 20%

4.) Did not do it right, we apologized too much 20%


Question 3: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, how should
Congress pass the Energy Crisis legislation?

1.) Only emphasize more energy conservation
measures & higher fuel mileage standards 20%

2.) Only promote more exploration & development of
oil, gas, & non-renewable resources 20%

3.) Both A. & B. 60%.

Issue #15 (May 21 through June 20, 2001)

Question 1: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, should the State
of Alaska spend more money to promote the gas pipeline thru Alaska & the
opening of a portion of ANWR for oil & gas exploration & development?

1.) YES 100%

2.) NO 0%

3.) UNDECIDED 0%

Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, do you support
Pres. Bush's proposed new 105 point Energy Policy legislation for increased
domestic energy source production (renewable & non-renewable) &
conservation measures (42 points)?

1.) YES 63%

2.) NO 13%

3.) UNDECIDED 25%

Question 3: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, do you support
Pres. Bush's proposed National Missile Defense (NMD) System for an
anti-missile defense program?


1.) YES 50%

2.) NO 13%

3.) UNDECIDED 38%.


Issue #16
(June 21, 2001 through Aug. 15, 2001):

Question 1: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, do you support the Knowles Administration's election district Reapportionment Plan?
YES 0%
NO 89%
UNDECIDED 11%


Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, should Congress pass a law or Constitutional Amendment outlawing the burning of the US Flag (Old Glory)?
YES 27%
NO 20%
UNDECIDED 53%


Question 3: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, should the Bush Administration block Mexican President Vicente Fox's plan to assist illegal immigrants coming to America from Mexico?
YES 87%
NO 7%
UNDECIDED 6%


ISSUE #17 POLL RESULTS
August 16 thru Sep. 20, 2001

Question 1: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, do you think Gov. Knowles' proposed subsistence summit of Native & business leaders is an attempt to intimidate the Alaska Legislature into adopting a constitutional amendment for a subsistence/rural preference?

YES 86%
NO 14%
UNDECIDED 0%

Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, do you support Pres. Bush's compromise decision on limiting embryonic stem cell research & federal funding?

YES 36%
NO 27%
UNDECIDED 36%

Question 3: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, do you favor the use of a computerized database & public video surveillance camera system to search for faces of criminals in your community, similar to what Tampa, Florida has done?

YES 9%
NO 91%
UNDECIDED 0%

ISSUE #18 POLL RESULTS
Sep. 20, 2001 through Oct 2001

Question 1: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, did your local community's emergency response procedures work smoothly after the terrorist attacks of 9-11-01?

57% YES
0% NO
43% UNDECIDED

Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, should Congress declare war?

50% YES, OUR CONSTITUTION PROVIDES FOR IT
36% NO, THE JOINT RESOLUTIONS JUST PASSED ARE SUFFICIENT
14% UNDECIDED

Question 3: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, what should our military do with any captured terrorist (including Usama Bin Laden)?

0% Bring them to trial in a state court where victims died
43% Bring them to trial in a federal court where victims died
14% Bring them to trial in an international court
43% Execute them on the spot.
0% Undecided

ISSUE #19 POLL RESULTS - Nov. 1, 2001 thru Feb. 15, 2002:

Question 1: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, given the recent court decsion overturning a jury's decision to award money to Alaskan citizens who suffered losses from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill, should:

That decision be appealed to a higher court. 78%
Gov. Knowles negotiate a settlement between Exxon & injured Alaskans. 0%
Alaska Legislature pursue compensation thru legislation of increased oil industry taxes. 22%
Alaska's congressional delegation pursue compensation thru legislation in the Congress & Senate. 0%
Nothing further be done. 0%

Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, should the Congress give a $5 billion bailout of the US Postal Service due to recent terrorism thru the mails?

Yes 13%
No 75%
Undecided 13%

Question 3: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, does the recent anti-terrorism legislation passed by Congress & signed by Pres. Bush :

Go too far in jeopardizing our civil liberties. 44%
Strike the right balance between terrorism prevention & personal freedom. 19%
Not go far enough to prevent terrorism. 13%
Undecided. 25%

ISSUE #20 POLL RESULTS
Feb. 16, 2002 - April 30, 2002

If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, which method do you prefer to maintain a balanced state budget & to prevent PFD earnings from being spent?

Question 1:

Re-institute a state income tax 2%
Institute a seasonal sales tax 11%
Re-institute a per capita sales tax 9%
Increase corporate & business taxes 0%
Cap the individual PFD distribution 0%
Combination of 1-2-3-4-5, above 0%
Cut ALL budget line item expenses EQUALLY by the budget deficit percentage before imposing new taxes 18%
Promote & encourage private sector economic development & private property ownership to enlarge the tax base 16%
Eliminate fraud, waste, abuse in state programs 4%
Combination of 6-7-8, above 40%

Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, once a balanced budget is achieved, do you support a 1 TIME ONLY expenditure from the PFD program balance to eliminate any remaining accumulated past budget deficits (the fiscal gap)? (For example, estimated current PFD balance = $26 billion, estimated current fiscal gap = $1 billion, estimated remaining PFD balance after 1 TIME ONLY expenditure = $25 billion).

Yes 19%
No 70%
It doesn't matter, it's just an accounting gimmick anyway 11%

Question 3: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, who should be the next target of our military's anti-terrorism efforts?

Iraq 36%
Iran 20%
Somalia 0%
Saudi Arabia 8%
Let's wait until Afghanistan is more settled & orderly 36%

Question 4: If you are a REGISTERD VOTER IN ANY STATE, how do you rate the job performance of the US Senate since 2001?

Strongly approve 19%
Somewhat approve 28%
Somewhat disapprove 38%
Strongly disapprove 16%

Question 5: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, how do you rate the job performance of the US House of Representatives since 2001?

Strongly approve 19%
Somewhat approve 41%
Somewhat disapprove 31%
Strongly disapprove 9%

ISSUE #21 POLL RESULTS - MAY- JULY

Question 1: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, which method do you prefer to promote economic development in Alaska?

Lower business & corporate taxes 8%
Develop our natural resources 33%
Increase government aid to tourism 0%
Privatize government land holdings for family homestead & small business development 50%
Provide tax incentives for business development in depressed localities. 8%

Question 2: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, do you consider the new anti-terrorist security measures at our airports:

Just about right 20 %
Too much personal intrusiveness 60 %
Not enough security. 20 %

Question 3: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, do you hold Yasir Arafat responsible for the Palestinian terrorist attacks against Israel?

Yes 78 %
No 13 %
Undecided 9 %

Question 4: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERD VOTER IN ALASKA, do you support increasing the severance & income taxes on the oil industry in Alaska?

Yes 64 %
No 0 %
Undecided 36 %

ISSUE #22 POLL RESULTS
August-October 2002

Question 1: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, which party ballot will you select in Alaska's Closed Primary Election in August?

Alaskan Indendence Party 18 %
Libertarian Party 9 %
Green Party 0 %
Republican Moderate Party 9 %
Democrat 9 %
Republican 55 %

Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, do you support the splitting of the current 9th FEDERAL CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS into 2 different COURTS & JURISDICTIONS?

Yes 88 %
No 13 %

Question 3: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, do you support or oppose keeping the PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE with the words "Under God" as is?

SUPPORT...LEAVE IT ALONE. 90 %
OPPOSE...TAKE IT OUT. 10 %

Question 4: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, do you think the Democratic controlled US Senate should allow full floor votes on Pres. Bush's judicial nominees?

Yes 100 %
No 0 %

Question 5: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, who will you vote for governor in Alaska's Closed Primary Election in August?
Don Wright, AIP 0 %
Billy Toien ALP 0 %
Diane Benson, G 0 %
Dawn Mendias, RM 0 %
Fran Ulmer D 14 %
Frank Murkowski R 86 %

ISSUE #23 POLL RESULTS
Winter 2002-2003

Question 1: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, who will you vote for in the November General Election for Governor of Alaska?

DIANE BENSON (GREEN PARTY) 0%
BILLY TOEIN (LIBERTARIAN PARTY) 8%
RAYMOND VINZANT SR. (REPUBLICAN MODERATE PARTY) 17%
DON WRIGHT (ALASKAN INDEPENDENCE PARTY) (not supported by the AIP) 0%
FRAN ULMER (DEMOCRATIC PARTY) 17%
FRANK MURKOWSKI (REPUBLICAN PARTY) 58%

Question 2: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, who's FISCAL PLAN do your support?

RAY METCALFE'S 33%
JAMES BORSETTI'S 8%
CONTINUATION OF THE STATUS QUO 0%
FRANK MURKOWSKI'S 50%
FRAN ULMER'S 8%

Question 3: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, what do you think of Congress's Resolutions regarding how the USA should deal with Iraq?

They are not WAR RESOLUTIONS & they should be, per the Constitution. 41%
They are ADEQUATE for our purposes, war is not defined. 35%
They are ILLEGAL & IMMORAL, we have no unilateral justification. 24%

Question 4: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, what did you think of New Jersey Democrats replacing Torricelli with Lautenberg on ballots?

It was ILLEGAL, shame on the courts for not reading Black & White. 73%
It was OK, the voters should have the final say regardless of law. 13%
There was no FEDERAL INTEREST for the US Supreme Court to decide. 13%

Question 5: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERD VOTER IN ANY STATE, what do you think Saddam Hussein will do?

Allow weapons inspectors to do their job. 18%
Continue to go back & forth about what inspectors can go & see. 71%
Never allow weapons inspectors back into Iraq. 12%

ISSUE #24 POLL RESULTS
DATE

Question 1: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, how do you rate the overall job performance of Mayor George Wuerch in 2002?

VERY FAVORABLE 0 %
SOMEWHAT FAVORABLE 57 %
SOMEWHAT UNFAVORABLE 14 %
VERY UNFAVORABLE 29 %

Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANCHORAGE, ALASKA, how do you rate the overall job performance of the Anchorage Assembly in 2002?

VERY FAVORABLE 0 %
SOMEWHAT FAVORABLE 17 %
SOMEWHAT UNFAVORABLE 33 %
VERY UNFAVORABLE 50 %

Question 3: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, are you pleased with Gov. Murkowski's appointment of his daughter as his replacement to the US Senate?

Yes 33 %
No 67 %

Question 4: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, what should Congress do about human cloning?

Pass legislation to OUTLAW IT 73 %
Pass legislation to LEGALIZE IT 0 %
Do nothing about it. 27 %

Question 5: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, what should Pres. Bush do about Iraq?

Disclose to American people actual evidence of weapons of mass destruction BEFORE invasion 63%
Go ahead with invasion on moral grounds WITHOUT evidence 13%
NOT invade at all unless Iraq begins violence against US. 25%

ISSUE #25 POLL RESULTS
February - March 2003

Question 1: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANCHORAGE, AK, how will you vote on Prop. 2 (changing run-off requirement from less than 50% plus 1 to less than 45%) on April 1:

Yes (run-offs are expensive) 33 %
No (winner should have majority) 67 %

Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANCHORAGE, AK, how will you vote on Prop. 18 (election & apportionment reform act of 2003) on April 1?

Yes (we need single-member districts) 82 %
No (the status quo) 18 %

Question 3: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANCHORAGE, AK, who's your choice for Mayor on April 1?

Mark Begich 9 %
Jennifer Citti 0 %
Dan Denardo 0 %
David Dunsmore 0 %
Thomas Mark Higgins 9 %
Tom Layne 0 %
Bruce Lemke 0 %
Rick Mystrom 36 %
Malcolm Ray 0 %
George Wuerch 45 %
Richard "Ziggy" Zeigler 0 %

Question 4: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, should Pres. Bush order the attack on Iraq:

Without UN Security Council approval? 48 %
Only with UN Security Council approval? 22 %
Undecided 7 %
Never 22 %

ISSUE #26 POLL RESULTS
ARIL MAY 2003

Question 1: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERD VOTER IN ALASKA, How would you rate this current session's OVERALL legislators' performance?

GOOD (They're cutting the budget like we elected them to do) 13 %
FAIR (They're "trying") 38 %
POOR (They're "Taxing & Spending" like the Democrats). 49 %

Question 2: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, do you agree with Gov. Murkowski's proposed budget plan?

Yes, completely 25 %
YES, but with some modifications 50 %
NO, I didnt Know we elected Fran Ulmer in disguise. 25 %

Question 3: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, should the State impose higher taxes on the oil companies so that they share the burden with Alaska's people to bring the budget & deficit under control?

Yes, they should also pay more just like the people will 88 %
No 13 %
Undecided 0 %

Question 4: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, who should lead the post-Iraq Liberation reconstruction?

The Coalition of the Willing (US, Britain, etc.) 73 %
the UN (who failed to disarm Saddam Hussein) 27 %

Question 5: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, what should happen to unruly anti-war demonstrators who physically impede supply logistics, trespass, or disrupt legitimate law enforcement?

ARREST, TRIAL, & IMPRISON IF GUILTY 80 %
RELEASE THEM 20 %

ISSUE #27 POLL RESULTS
June - November 2003

Question 1: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, do you agree with former Gov. Hickel's idea to spend half the PFD for grants to Alaska's communities?

Yes 6 %
No 94 %

Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, do you support Gov.Murkowski's plans to build more roads in rural Alaska?

Yes 39 %
No 22 %
Maybe in the future when we have more money & our budget is under control. 39 %

Question 3: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, what is your opinion of the US intelligence network's effectiveness between upper management & agents?

Very Good 0 %
Fair 42 %
Very Poor 58 %

Question 4: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, what should US Military Forces do with Saddam Hussein in Iraq?

Arrest him & have a trial in Iraq with Iraqi citizens as judges & jurors & potential executioners. 56 %
Arrest him & have an international tribunal trial like the post WWII Nuremburg trials. 19 %
Kill him after interrogation. 26 %

Question 5: If you are a FREEDOM WRITER READER or REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, which Guest Forum section method do you prefer for FREEDOM WRITER?

Discus Board 0 %
Ikonboard 5 %
Bravenet Forum (incumbent method) 3 %
Undecided 92 %

ISSUE #28 POLL RESULTS
DEC - JAN 2004

Question 1: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, which method of computing the Permanent Fund Dividend do you prefer?

The current method 76 %
Gov. Murkowski's POMV method proposed constitutional amendment 2 %
SJR18 proposed constitutional amendment 22 %

Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, for whom would you vote for

Appointed Sen. Lisa Murkowski (incumbent) 8 %
Tony Knowles 2 %
The unannounced AIP candidate 77 %
Other 14 %

Question 3: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, how do you rate Pres. Bush's overall performance so far?

Great/Excellent 8 %
Good/Above average 8 %
Fair/Average 8 %
Poor/Below average 77 %

Question 4: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, how do you rate Congress' overall performance in 2003?

Great/Excellent 1 %
Good/Above average 17 %
Fair/Average 13 %
Poor/Below average 79 %

Question 5: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, how do you rate the United Nations' (HQ in NYC, led by Sec.-Gen. Kofi Annan) overall performance in 2003?

Great/Excellent 1 %
Good/Above average 6 %
Fair/Average 8 %
Poor/Below average 84 %

ISSUE #29 POLL RESULTS
March - May 2004

Question 1: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANCHORAGE, AK, how will you vote on the $240+ million bond package?

APPROVE 0 %
APPROVE SOME DISAPPROVE SOME 11 %
DISAPPROVE ALL 89 %

Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, will you support the recall petition effort against Gov. Murkowski?

Yes 74 %
No 21 %
Undecided 3 %

Question 3: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, should Pres. Bush fire CIA Director George Tenet?

Yes 74 %
No 20 %
Undecided 3 %

Question 4: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, when should the US pull out of Iraq?

NOW, after giving a couple of days notice to for Iraqis to vacate the Sunni Triangle Region, & then bombing it into a parking lot 70 %
JUNE 2004 15 %
Sometime in 2005 or later 15 %

Question 5: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, should the US continue its membership in the UN?

Yes 6 %
ONLY if the HQ is transferred out of the US 6 %
No 74 %

ISSUE #30 POLL RESULTS
June - AUG. 2004

Question 1: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, what was your opinion of this past legislative session of the state House of Rep.?

VERY GOOD 6 %
GOOD 11 %
FAIR 33 %
POOR 50 %

Question 2: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, what was your opinion of this past legislative session of the state Senate?

VERY GOOD 6 %
GOOD 28 %
FAIR 11 %
POOR 10 %

Question 3: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, should there be a special session devoted to a fiscal plan?

Yes 22 %
No 67 %
Undecided 11 %

Question 4: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, should Congress or the Pres. Bush do something about the rising price of gasoline?

Yes 63 %
No 30 %
Undecided 7 %

Question 5: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, is the media coverage "fair & balanced" about Nick Berg's decapitation versus the Abu Ghraib prison abuses in Iraq?

Yes 7 %
No 78 %
Undecided 15 %

ISSUE #31 Sept. - Dec. 2004 POLL RESULTS
DATE

Question 1:

AK INDEPENDENCE PARTY candidate Jerry Sanders 3 %
GREEN PARTY candidate Jim Sykes 11 %
REPUBLICAN PARTY candidate Lisa Murkowski 46 %
DEMOCRATIC PARTY candidate Tony Knowles 29 %
LIBERTARIAN PARTY candidate Scott Kohlhaas 9 %
OTHER / UNDECIDED 3 %

Question 2: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, how will you vote in the US House race from Alaska?

LILBERTARIAN PARTY candidate Al Anders 8 %
GREEN PARTY candidate Tim Feller 0 %
REPUBLICAN PARTY candidate Don Young 47 %
DEMOCRATIC PARTY candidate Tom Higgins 39 %
OTHER / UNDECIDED 6 %

Question 3: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, does America need a new Counter Terrorism Center?

Yes 13 %
No (Have existing government agencies do their jobs properly & hold them accountable) 78 %
Undecided 10 %

Question 4: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, does America need a new Director of National Intelligence?

Yes 17 %
No (Have current FBI & CIA do their jobs properly & hold them accountable) 73 %
Undecided 10 %

Question 5: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, how will you vote for US President?

Michael Peroutka, Constitution Party 10 %
Michael Badnarik, Libertarian Party 6 %
Ralph Nader, Reform Party 6 %
David Cobb, Green Party 2 %
George Bush, Republican Party 44 %
John Kerry, Democratic & Communist Parties 31 %
OTHER / UNDECIDED 0 %

ISSUE #32 POLL RESULTS
January - March 2005

Question 1: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, what should the state legislature do with the projected $600 million surplus from recent high oil prices?

Spend it on needed projects 10 %
Save it in the Constitutional Budget Reserve 60 %
Add it to the Permanent Fund to increase PFD checks 20 %
Combination of All of the above 10 %

Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, what do you think of liberal Mayor Mark Begich's first year in office?

He's doing GREAT 20 %
The "Boy Mayor" is doing POORLY 50 %
He's "trying" & doing an AVERAGE job 20 %
Undecided 10 %

Question 3: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, are you HAPPY with re-elected Pres. Bush's "quick turn to the left" on issues?

Yes 10 %
No 75 %
Undecided 15 %

Question 4: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, if the Iraqi elections are held successfully in Jan. 2005, should our troops...

Be strategically withdrawn from there 57 %
Be increased in strength over there 0 %
Maintain a presence until the Iraqi forces are ready to defend & secure their country 43 %

ISSUE #33 POLL RESULTS
March 2005 - Dec. 2005

Question 1: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, should the Legislature spend a portion of the PFD earnings on natural gas pipeline pre-development expenses?

Yes 13 %
ONLY if that portion gives the State an equity/ownership interest in the gas line 48 %
No 30 %
Undecided 9 %

Question 2: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, what should the State do about the Economic Limit Factor (ELF)?

Leave it as in on existing oil leases. 4 %
Change existing oil leases due to higher oil prices. 30 %
Negotiate better terms for the people of Alaska on future oil leases. 39 %
Undecided 26 %

Question 3: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, should Congress pass legislation to prevent the legal turmoil that Terry Schindler-Shiavo, or other persons in similar situations, endured, in order to protect their lives?

Yes 27 %
NO, only the State Legislatures should instead 19 %
NO, not under any circumstance 29 %
BOTH Congress & the State Legislatures should 19 %
Undecided 6 %

Question 4: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, would you support Pres. Bush's future Supreme Court nominee if he or she was NOT CONSERVATIVE?

Yes 25 %
No 69 %
Undecided 6 %

Question 5: If you are a REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, should Congress & the Executive Branch/the President DO MORE to stop illegal immigration into the US?

Yes 94 %
No 2
Undecided 4 %

ISSUE 34 POLL RESULTS
Jan. 2006 - April 15, 2006

Question 1: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, should the Legislature:

Push for an All-Alaska Gas Pipeline route only 78 %
Push for an Alaska Highway Gas Pipeline route through Canada 0 %
Push for a combination of both (a) & (b) 22 %
Undecided 0 %

Question 2: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ALASKA, would you:

Support Gov. Frank Murkowski for re-election as Governor 0 %
Support a different conservative/Republican candidate for Governor 56 %
Support a liberal/Democrat candidate for Governor 0 %
Support a third party candidate for Governor 22 %
Undecided 22 %

Question 3: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, how do you rate Pres. Bush's overall performance in 2005?

Very Good 7 %
Good 13 %
Fair / Average 47 %
Very Poor 33 %

Question 4: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, how do you rate Congress's overall performance in 2005?

Very Good 0 %
Good 20 %
Fair / Average 33 %
Very Poor 47 %

Question 5: IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED VOTER IN ANY STATE, do you support continued United Nations membership by the US?

Yes, unconditionally 7 %
Yes, but only because we can exercise our VETO POWER on the Security Council to prevent UN actions against the US 47 %
No unequivocally 40 %
Undecided 7 %