All sides expect a peaceful transition of power.
In related news, the UA men's basketball team fell to UNC in an embarrassing 86-69 loss. Which side was Shelton on? He told the Arizona Daily Star he was "rooting for the best college basketball game I've ever seen."
Outgoing UA President Peter Likins started this week with a new proposal for increased tuition and additional fees. Likins wants to increase undergrad resident tuition by $200 and out-of-state tuition by $1,222, as well as create a new $130 fee for creating a new wireless network on campus.
Other findings: 74 percent agreed that the state should have stricter restrictions on the sale of cold medicines to hamper home meth labs; 70 percent thought convicted sex offenders should have to wear electronic tracking devices; 67 percent wanted to expand all-day kindergarten statewide; and 65 percent agreed that National Guard troops should be stationed along the border.
Boy, you'd almost think Napolitano did some polling of her own before crafting her agenda.
The KAET poll also showed that 48 percent of participants disapproved of President George W. Bush's job performance, while 41 percent approved; and 51 percent thought the government should get court approval to wiretap suspected terrorists, while 38 percent thought spy agencies didn't need judicial oversight.
Meanwhile, a recent Rocky Mountain Poll showed Napolitano enjoying a 28-point lead over potential GOP challenger Don Goldwater and a 34-point lead over potential GOP challenger John Greene. Whether Napolitano will face either of those gentlemen or someone else remains up for grabs, since 63 percent of GOP voters in the poll didn't know who they would support for the Republican nomination.
The poll of 549 voters, which had a margin of error of 4.2 percent, also showed that U.S. Sen Jon Kyl held a 55-26 lead over Democratic challenger Jim Pederson.
But wait! Democrats quickly countered the Rocky Mountain Poll with a Zogby tracking poll that showed Pederson trailing Kyl by less than 10 points. With a margin of error of 3.7 percent, Kyl had the support of 51.9 percent, while Pederson was polling at 42.3 percent. Guess we should go ahead and have the election after all.