Grassroot Poll Documents Weak Support for Akaka Bill-Special from Hawaii Free Press


The results of a recent poll on the Akaka Bill (S-147) turn assumptions about public opinion in Hawaii on their head. The poll was commissioned by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, an opponent of the Akaka Bill, and conducted by FEC Research between June 29 and July 1.

Counting negative responses over the total of yea and nay together, poll results find 67.1 percent of respondents answer “no” when asked, “Do you want Congress to approve the Akaka Bill?”

Akaka supporters were quick to question the validity of the results. Immediately after Grassroot Institute