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impreMedia-Latino Decisions Tracking Poll Results - December 2011 (n = 500; ±4.3)

1. Generally speaking, what are the most important issues facing the Latino community that you think Congress and the President should address?
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Create more jobs / unemployment 23% 26% 21% 27% 21% 22% 24% 24% 29% 19% 22% 20% 25% 27% 18% 21% 14% 24% 28% 31% 22% 24% 23% 18% 28% 28% 33% 20%
Fix the economy (generic) 20% 24% 16% 27% 15% 21% 15% 24% 24% 16% 21% 14% 30% 20% 14% 24% 13% 24% 25% 19% 19% 21% 19% 20% 22% 20% 14% 20%
Address Wall Street / Banking 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 2% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0%
Immigration reform / DREAM 42% 54% 32% 54% 34% 45% 46% 24% 40% 45% 43% 42% 29% 35% 48% 43% 40% 49% 41% 37% 44% 40% 45% 48% 29% 54% 46% 38%
Wars in Afghanistan or Iraq/Terror 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 0% 2% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 2% 0% 1% 1% 2% 0% 0% 2%
International relations / foreign policy 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
Health care 11% 9% 12% 12% 10% 13% 7% 9% 6% 14% 12% 8% 14% 12% 11% 9% 12% 8% 12% 12% 9% 13% 12% 12% 15% 5% 8% 9%
Housing / mortgages 2% 1% 2% 1% 2% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 2% 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% 1% 0% 3% 2% 0% 3% 1% 2% 2% 2% 0% 1%
Education reform / schools 16% 14% 17% 14% 16% 15% 15% 20% 14% 16% 14% 13% 28% 12% 18% 17% 18% 17% 15% 10% 13% 18% 15% 17% 15% 10% 22% 13%
Corruption in government 1% 1% 0% 2% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 2% 1% 0% 0% 0% 2% 2% 0% 1% 0% 0% 4% 0% 0% 0%
Race relations 2% 1% 3% 1% 3% 1% 4% 2% 3% 2% 2% 5% 1% 3% 1% 2% 2% 3% 2% 3% 3% 1% 0% 5% 3% 0% 0% 1%
Address Taxes / Cut taxes 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 0% 4% 1% 2% 2% 0% 1% 1% 3% 0% 1% 0% 2% 3% 1% 2% 1% 1% 4% 1% 0% 0%
Something else 11% 7% 15% 7% 14% 13% 9% 11% 14% 9% 11% 9% 9% 14% 9% 11% 17% 9% 7% 8% 13% 9% 12% 11% 14% 17% 13% 7%
2. And do you approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as President? Is that...
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Strongly approve 32% 31% 32% 35% 29% 42% 20% 10% 29% 33% 36% 31% 27% 35% 30% 29% 21% 34% 37% 39% 30% 33% 36% 30% 34% 29% 47% 26%
Somewhat approve 35% 32% 39% 33% 38% 39% 37% 18% 34% 37% 35% 33% 38% 35% 40% 33% 48% 31% 32% 25% 35% 36% 33% 40% 32% 29% 41% 35%
Somewhat disapprove 11% 11% 10% 11% 11% 8% 12% 18% 10% 11% 13% 9% 8% 10% 14% 10% 14% 6% 11% 9% 12% 9% 8% 15% 9% 13% 7% 8%
Strongly disapprove 18% 19% 16% 14% 20% 6% 23% 50% 21% 14% 14% 21% 26% 15% 12% 25% 15% 24% 14% 22% 18% 18% 18% 10% 25% 26% 2% 24%
Don't know 3% 5% 3% 6% 2% 3% 5% 3% 3% 4% 2% 6% 0% 4% 4% 2% 2% 5% 4% 3% 4% 3% 4% 5% 1% 1% 2% 6%
Refused 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 2% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 0% 3% 0% 1%
4. Even though it is a long time from now, thinking ahead to the November 2012 Presidential election, would you say you are more likely to vote for Democrat Barack Obama, or for the Republican challenger? Are you certain to vote for _____ or is there a chance you could change your mind? Okay, I've marked you as undecided - but if you had pick right now are you leaning towards voting for Obama, or for the Republican challenger in 2012?
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Certain to vote for Obama 54% 50% 57% 56% 52% 76% 31% 12% 51% 56% 64% 48% 39% 60% 55% 46% 55% 47% 59% 55% 53% 54% 53% 59% 49% 46% 72% 46%
Vote Obama, but could change mind 11% 10% 12% 6% 14% 9% 17% 3% 9% 12% 7% 9% 22% 5% 11% 16% 14% 10% 11% 2% 13% 7% 11% 14% 10% 6% 12% 9%
Undecided, but leaning towards Obama 4% 6% 3% 7% 3% 4% 7% 1% 7% 2% 2% 7% 3% 7% 6% 2% 5% 8% 3% 2% 3% 6% 2% 3% 2% 6% 1% 8%
Undecided 8% 10% 6% 10% 7% 4% 16% 8% 8% 8% 9% 11% 5% 11% 7% 6% 7% 8% 10% 8% 8% 9% 11% 8% 3% 6% 7% 14%
Undecided, but leaning towards Republican 5% 7% 3% 8% 3% 3% 5% 11% 4% 5% 4% 4% 6% 6% 5% 3% 1% 6% 5% 8% 4% 6% 3% 6% 5% 2% 0% 6%
Vote Republican, but could change mind 6% 5% 7% 3% 8% 2% 8% 17% 6% 6% 6% 6% 8% 2% 9% 8% 7% 6% 4% 6% 6% 6% 7% 4% 13% 8% 2% 4%
Certain to vote for Republican 9% 8% 11% 7% 11% 0% 11% 43% 12% 7% 6% 12% 11% 6% 4% 17% 8% 12% 5% 15% 11% 8% 8% 3% 11% 24% 5% 11%
Don't know 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 2% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1%
Refused 2% 2% 2% 3% 1% 1% 4% 5% 2% 2% 1% 2% 5% 2% 1% 2% 2% 2% 2% 3% 1% 3% 3% 1% 6% 3% 1% 0%
4b. Combined Presidential Vote from Q4 above
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Combined vote for Obama 69% 66% 71% 69% 69% 89% 54% 16% 67% 70% 73% 64% 64% 72% 72% 64% 73% 65% 73% 59% 69% 68% 67% 77% 61% 57% 85% 63%
Undecided 11% 14% 9% 14% 9% 5% 21% 13% 11% 11% 10% 13% 10% 13% 10% 9% 10% 10% 13% 12% 9% 13% 15% 10% 10% 9% 8% 15%
Combined vote for Republican 20% 21% 20% 18% 22% 6% 24% 71% 22% 19% 16% 23% 26% 14% 18% 28% 17% 25% 14% 30% 21% 19% 18% 13% 29% 34% 7% 22%
5A. Would you say the Democratic Party is currently doing a good job of reaching out to Hispanics, that they don't care too much about Hispanics, or that they are being hostile towards Hispanics?
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Good job 52% 51% 53% 50% 54% 63% 47% 20% 52% 53% 55% 53% 52% 52% 51% 57% 55% 53% 54% 56% 53% 51% 53% 56% 41% 57% 62% 47%
Don't care too much 30% 27% 32% 27% 31% 26% 30% 45% 28% 31% 24% 33% 31% 28% 30% 32% 31% 31% 26% 22% 30% 29% 27% 23% 40% 33% 28% 31%
Being hostile 8% 10% 6% 14% 4% 5% 10% 14% 8% 8% 11% 8% 2% 13% 2% 6% 5% 4% 12% 8% 7% 8% 11% 5% 9% 0% 4% 17%
Don't know 7% 10% 6% 9% 7% 5% 11% 11% 10% 6% 8% 6% 8% 7% 14% 3% 4% 10% 7% 14% 8% 8% 5% 13% 2% 10% 4% 4%
5B. Would you say the Republican Party is currently doing a good job of reaching out to Hispanics, that they don't care too much about Hispanics, or that they are being hostile towards Hispanics?
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Good job 17% 11% 22% 12% 21% 8% 21% 41% 16% 18% 19% 11% 17% 11% 25% 19% 23% 16% 16% 10% 14% 21% 27% 13% 25% 25% 10% 16%
Don't care too much 46% 51% 42% 50% 44% 50% 39% 43% 47% 46% 47% 51% 48% 52% 40% 44% 44% 49% 49% 42% 48% 43% 38% 50% 41% 48% 44% 44%
Being hostile 27% 26% 27% 26% 27% 33% 31% 12% 29% 24% 27% 27% 29% 25% 24% 31% 28% 18% 28% 38% 28% 24% 26% 27% 23% 12% 41% 28%
Don't know 10% 10% 9% 11% 9% 8% 16% 4% 7% 12% 6% 11% 7% 11% 10% 6% 5% 16% 7% 8% 8% 11% 7% 9% 10% 13% 3% 12%
7. Marco Rubio, a Cuban American Republican Senator from Florida, has been rumored to be on the list of likely nominees for Vice-President. If Senator Rubio were nominated by the Republicans for Vice-President, what effect if any would it have on your likelihood of voting Republican in next year's presidential election? Would it would make you more likely or less likely to vote Republican, or have no effect on your vote?
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Much more likely to vote Republican 13% 12% 15% 11% 15% 6% 16% 39% 18% 10% 13% 11% 19% 9% 17% 16% 16% 13% 9% 16% 16% 11% 11% 7% 19% 29% 11% 12%
Somewhat more likely Republican 11% 13% 11% 13% 10% 11% 10% 17% 9% 13% 13% 12% 7% 11% 14% 9% 14% 7% 11% 8% 10% 14% 12% 14% 11% 5% 12% 12%
Somewhat less likely Republican 11% 13% 7% 13% 8% 14% 6% 4% 11% 9% 12% 13% 6% 14% 7% 9% 10% 10% 13% 4% 9% 11% 15% 15% 10% 14% 4% 5%
Much less likely to vote Republican 10% 12% 9% 14% 8% 14% 7% 0% 10% 10% 12% 7% 6% 13% 8% 9% 6% 8% 13% 18% 11% 9% 8% 13% 6% 14% 11% 8%
Have no effect 46% 40% 50% 36% 52% 46% 50% 35% 44% 47% 42% 52% 56% 43% 47% 48% 51% 53% 40% 38% 47% 44% 41% 48% 41% 30% 56% 49%
Don't know 7% 9% 6% 10% 6% 7% 9% 4% 6% 8% 6% 4% 5% 8% 5% 7% 3% 6% 11% 12% 5% 10% 11% 4% 9% 6% 3% 12%
Refused 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 1% 2% 2% 2% 1% 0% 3% 1% 1% 0% 2% 3% 4% 2% 1% 2% 0% 3% 1% 4% 3%
8. When thinking about who to vote for in next year's election, how much will your religious beliefs shape your vote? Would you say they will have a big impact, a small impact, or no effect at all on who you vote for?
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Big impact 23% 25% 20% 26% 20% 19% 18% 47% 21% 24% 21% 19% 27% 27% 18% 21% 20% 20% 29% 22% 15% 32% 32% 20% 28% 20% 13% 26%
Small impact 17% 17% 17% 13% 20% 14% 23% 13% 20% 15% 17% 19% 10% 17% 18% 18% 14% 16% 20% 22% 20% 13% 18% 17% 18% 18% 16% 16%
No impact at all 53% 50% 58% 50% 57% 60% 53% 32% 54% 55% 56% 55% 62% 46% 62% 59% 63% 60% 45% 43% 61% 45% 43% 56% 46% 57% 67% 52%
Don't know 5% 8% 3% 10% 2% 5% 5% 6% 5% 5% 5% 4% 1% 9% 2% 1% 3% 1% 5% 12% 2% 8% 7% 5% 6% 4% 4% 6%
Refused 1% 0% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% 0% 2% 0% 1% 0% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 2% 0% 0%
9. How about the CANDIDATE's beliefs? How important is it that a candidate shares your same religious beliefs in deciding whether or not you vote for them? Would you say that a CANDIDATE's belief will have a big impact, a small impact, or no effect on who you vote for?
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Big impact 19% 24% 14% 28% 13% 18% 18% 22% 14% 23% 19% 21% 10% 19% 27% 11% 13% 20% 17% 24% 13% 25% 24% 24% 28% 12% 10% 13%
Small impact 24% 16% 31% 17% 28% 22% 29% 21% 27% 21% 18% 34% 34% 16% 16% 38% 29% 30% 18% 16% 24% 24% 22% 25% 22% 25% 22% 25%
No impact at all 55% 56% 54% 49% 58% 57% 52% 53% 57% 53% 61% 45% 56% 60% 57% 50% 57% 50% 61% 50% 61% 47% 49% 50% 48% 59% 59% 61%
Don't know 3% 5% 1% 6% 0% 3% 0% 4% 2% 3% 3% 0% 1% 5% 1% 1% 0% 0% 4% 9% 1% 4% 5% 1% 2% 3% 8% 2%
10. How familiar would you say you are with the religious beliefs of the Mormon faith, also called the "Latter-Day Saints Church"? Would you say you are very familiar, somewhat familiar, not very familiar, or not at all familiar with Mormonism?
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Very familiar 13% 10% 17% 7% 18% 10% 19% 14% 18% 9% 11% 13% 17% 4% 20% 20% 16% 15% 11% 8% 13% 14% 12% 12% 11% 16% 10% 18%
Somewhat familiar 27% 19% 34% 14% 35% 23% 32% 32% 29% 25% 15% 38% 52% 13% 29% 40% 31% 36% 25% 12% 27% 27% 23% 21% 26% 29% 33% 31%
Not very familiar 14% 10% 19% 10% 18% 14% 17% 14% 12% 16% 13% 8% 13% 15% 15% 14% 21% 14% 10% 10% 17% 12% 14% 18% 13% 17% 11% 12%
Not at all familiar 44% 59% 29% 65% 28% 51% 31% 35% 38% 47% 58% 40% 17% 63% 35% 26% 32% 35% 52% 63% 41% 45% 49% 47% 46% 38% 44% 37%
Don't know 1% 2% 1% 4% 0% 2% 0% 4% 1% 2% 2% 1% 0% 4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 6% 2% 1% 1% 1% 3% 0% 0% 2%
Refused 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 2% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1%
11. Based on what have read or heard about Mormons, do you think their religion is a Christian religion, or do you think it is not a Christian religion?
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Is a Christian religion 31% 26% 36% 16% 41% 28% 36% 36% 36% 28% 25% 35% 50% 20% 35% 43% 41% 38% 27% 11% 32% 31% 23% 26% 32% 46% 26% 33%
Is not a Christian religion 40% 38% 39% 45% 35% 41% 38% 32% 40% 39% 42% 42% 33% 41% 40% 35% 35% 40% 38% 50% 37% 41% 50% 42% 36% 30% 48% 38%
Don't know 27% 33% 22% 37% 20% 29% 23% 29% 23% 31% 32% 22% 14% 36% 24% 19% 24% 19% 30% 36% 28% 26% 25% 28% 30% 24% 23% 27%
Refused 2% 3% 3% 1% 3% 2% 3% 3% 2% 3% 1% 1% 3% 4% 2% 2% 0% 3% 5% 2% 3% 2% 2% 4% 3% 1% 3% 2%
12. How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statement: It is a good thing when religious leaders--priests, ministers, preachers, and rabbis--tell their members which candidate they should vote for.
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Strongly agree 6% 8% 3% 7% 4% 6% 6% 1% 6% 4% 5% 7% 7% 9% 1% 4% 2% 9% 5% 11% 4% 7% 9% 7% 5% 4% 5% 4%
Somewhat agree 9% 9% 9% 9% 9% 9% 7% 15% 7% 11% 9% 9% 18% 8% 8% 12% 9% 8% 11% 9% 8% 10% 10% 10% 14% 3% 11% 7%
Somewhat disagree 19% 17% 21% 20% 19% 19% 18% 24% 17% 21% 17% 23% 15% 22% 22% 16% 19% 22% 19% 21% 18% 20% 18% 18% 15% 24% 13% 24%
Strongly disagree 63% 62% 65% 59% 67% 65% 64% 60% 68% 60% 66% 61% 59% 56% 69% 68% 70% 60% 62% 53% 67% 60% 60% 63% 62% 66% 69% 63%
Don't know 2% 3% 1% 3% 1% 2% 2% 0% 1% 2% 2% 0% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 1% 2% 5% 1% 2% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2%
Refused 1% 2% 1% 2% 0% 0% 3% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 0% 0%
13. Now we would like to know your reaction to different statements. After I read each pair of statements, please tell me which comes closest to your way of thinking. Okay, the first two statements are: 1) Politics is more about economic issues such as jobs, taxes, gas prices, and the minimum wage; 2) Politics is more about moral issues such as abortion, family values, and same-sex marriage
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Economic issues 75% 76% 75% 74% 76% 79% 72% 68% 73% 77% 71% 77% 83% 68% 83% 79% 79% 76% 74% 76% 77% 73% 75% 74% 80% 75% 82% 71%
Moral issues 14% 11% 16% 12% 15% 12% 16% 15% 16% 12% 19% 16% 2% 16% 13% 11% 14% 13% 14% 12% 14% 13% 14% 16% 9% 8% 14% 16%
Both 7% 7% 7% 6% 8% 6% 7% 12% 7% 7% 8% 3% 13% 9% 3% 8% 6% 8% 7% 8% 6% 9% 7% 7% 5% 12% 4% 8%
Neither / Something else 1% 2% 1% 2% 1% 0% 3% 2% 1% 1% 0% 2% 2% 2% 1% 2% 0% 2% 1% 4% 1% 2% 1% 0% 3% 4% 0% 1%
Don't know 2% 3% 1% 3% 0% 2% 1% 2% 2% 1% 1% 2% 0% 4% 0% 0% 1% 2% 3% 1% 1% 3% 1% 2% 2% 0% 0% 3%
Refused 1% 1% 1% 2% 0% 1% 2% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1%
15. Okay, how about: 1) Churches or religious leaders should provide assistance to undocumented immigrants even if providing such help is against the law in some states; 2) Churches have a responsibility to follow the law, so they should not provide assistance to undocumented immigrants
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Churches should help illegal immigrants 66% 75% 56% 75% 58% 67% 66% 55% 67% 63% 70% 63% 69% 64% 62% 68% 64% 70% 66% 60% 62% 68% 69% 62% 60% 72% 78% 64%
Churches should NOT help illegal immigrants 21% 14% 28% 14% 26% 20% 19% 32% 21% 22% 17% 25% 25% 21% 26% 21% 25% 17% 18% 27% 23% 20% 21% 22% 27% 18% 17% 19%
Both 2% 3% 2% 2% 2% 1% 4% 2% 2% 2% 1% 2% 1% 3% 1% 2% 1% 4% 2% 3% 2% 2% 1% 0% 2% 3% 0% 5%
Neither / Something else 4% 2% 6% 3% 5% 5% 2% 5% 3% 5% 2% 3% 3% 5% 1% 5% 4% 4% 4% 4% 5% 3% 3% 6% 4% 1% 0% 6%
Don't know 6% 5% 7% 4% 7% 5% 7% 5% 4% 7% 8% 4% 1% 6% 9% 3% 5% 5% 6% 4% 5% 6% 6% 9% 4% 4% 1% 5%
Refused 2% 2% 2% 1% 2% 2% 3% 1% 2% 2% 1% 2% 2% 1% 1% 2% 0% 0% 4% 1% 2% 1% 0% 1% 2% 1% 3% 2%
16. Thinking ahead to the November 2012 presidential election, how enthusiastic are you about voting in the election next year?
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Very enthusiastic 44% 41% 47% 38% 49% 49% 31% 57% 48% 41% 37% 55% 45% 37% 44% 54% 42% 48% 43% 53% 43% 46% 41% 42% 47% 44% 46% 45%
Somewhat enthusiastic 30% 29% 30% 31% 29% 31% 29% 27% 28% 31% 36% 24% 32% 37% 23% 27% 30% 30% 30% 31% 29% 30% 34% 27% 33% 23% 36% 31%
Not too enthusiastic 14% 19% 10% 20% 10% 12% 23% 5% 14% 15% 14% 12% 15% 15% 16% 11% 14% 12% 18% 5% 16% 12% 13% 16% 11% 20% 17% 11%
Not at all enthusiastic 10% 9% 11% 10% 10% 7% 15% 11% 9% 11% 12% 8% 9% 10% 14% 7% 13% 10% 7% 9% 10% 10% 10% 12% 8% 12% 1% 12%
Don't know 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
Refused 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 2% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0%
17. Do you happen to know President Barack Obama's religion? Just tell me what you think his religion is. "Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Jehovah's Witness, Church of Christ, etc" "Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints"
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Protestant 11% 9% 13% 9% 12% 12% 10% 7% 11% 10% 9% 10% 20% 8% 12% 12% 13% 8% 11% 8% 9% 13% 8% 12% 12% 6% 12% 11%
Roman Catholic 7% 12% 3% 11% 5% 8% 6% 8% 3% 11% 13% 5% 1% 9% 8% 4% 6% 4% 11% 9% 7% 7% 8% 8% 5% 3% 14% 7%
Jewish 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Mormon 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 0% 0% 0% 2% 1% 0% 0% 2% 1% 0% 2% 2% 1% 0% 2% 1% 1% 3% 1% 1% 2% 0%
Islam / Muslim 12% 11% 13% 10% 13% 8% 16% 20% 13% 11% 12% 10% 14% 13% 15% 10% 18% 14% 8% 7% 13% 11% 11% 12% 18% 9% 5% 12%
Other religion 18% 12% 23% 10% 23% 17% 17% 25% 22% 15% 14% 19% 32% 9% 19% 27% 20% 26% 15% 8% 20% 15% 16% 14% 17% 23% 22% 20%
No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 0% 0% 5% 2% 0% 0% 3% 2% 0% 1% 2% 2% 0% 2% 1% 2% 0% 0% 1% 4% 0% 0% 1%
Don't know 48% 52% 43% 56% 42% 51% 47% 34% 46% 49% 50% 52% 30% 56% 44% 42% 40% 44% 50% 62% 45% 50% 55% 49% 38% 56% 45% 48%
Refused 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 3% 2% 2% 2% 0% 2% 2% 1% 0% 3% 0% 2% 2% 2% 3% 1% 1% 1% 5% 2% 0% 2%
18. And how about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney? Just tell me what you think his religion is. "Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Pentecostal, Jehovah's Witness, Church of Christ, etc" "Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints"
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Protestant 5% 4% 6% 4% 6% 5% 6% 5% 5% 6% 6% 7% 5% 2% 9% 6% 7% 5% 5% 2% 7% 3% 5% 2% 7% 6% 13% 4%
Roman Catholic 4% 6% 3% 6% 3% 3% 5% 5% 4% 4% 6% 4% 1% 4% 4% 4% 3% 5% 5% 2% 3% 6% 5% 2% 5% 8% 3% 3%
Jewish 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0%
Mormon 25% 22% 29% 14% 33% 21% 28% 39% 36% 17% 13% 31% 49% 8% 29% 43% 22% 30% 29% 18% 27% 24% 18% 16% 26% 32% 25% 34%
Orthodox Church (Greek or Russian) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Islam / Muslim 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Other religion 5% 3% 7% 3% 6% 7% 2% 6% 2% 8% 4% 5% 12% 5% 7% 4% 7% 8% 3% 2% 5% 6% 4% 5% 8% 4% 0% 6%
No religion, not a believer, atheist, agnostic 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 4% 2% 0% 0% 3% 0% 0% 1% 2% 2% 0% 0% 2% 1% 0% 1% 1% 3% 0% 0% 1%
Don't know 58% 62% 53% 69% 49% 62% 56% 38% 50% 63% 70% 50% 32% 79% 52% 39% 58% 51% 56% 72% 55% 60% 67% 72% 46% 48% 57% 51%
Refused 1% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 3% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% 1% 4% 1% 0% 1%
19. And finally, thinking ahead to the November 2012 Presidential election, if the two candidates are Democrat Barack Obama, or Republican Mitt Romney, who do you plan to vote for? Are you certain to vote for _____ or is there a chance you could change your mind? Okay, I've marked you as undecided - but if you had to pick right now are you leaning towards voting for Obama, or for Romney in 2012?
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Certain to vote for Obama 49% 48% 50% 54% 45% 71% 24% 16% 50% 48% 57% 48% 40% 57% 49% 41% 44% 45% 57% 56% 47% 51% 51% 53% 46% 36% 75% 43%
Vote Obama, but could change mind 13% 12% 14% 9% 16% 14% 17% 4% 10% 16% 11% 12% 23% 12% 11% 17% 22% 12% 10% 6% 16% 10% 13% 18% 6% 14% 11% 13%
Undecided, but leaning towards Obama 6% 6% 6% 7% 6% 5% 11% 2% 5% 7% 7% 4% 2% 4% 11% 5% 8% 8% 5% 1% 5% 7% 4% 7% 6% 5% 0% 8%
Undecided 8% 11% 6% 7% 9% 3% 16% 14% 9% 8% 8% 10% 9% 10% 10% 5% 5% 8% 9% 10% 7% 10% 9% 9% 6% 9% 2% 11%
Undecided, but leaning towards Romney 4% 2% 6% 5% 3% 3% 4% 7% 4% 3% 5% 4% 5% 3% 3% 5% 3% 6% 2% 5% 3% 5% 6% 3% 9% 6% 2% 2%
Vote Romney, but could change mind 5% 5% 5% 3% 6% 1% 8% 12% 6% 4% 5% 7% 7% 2% 7% 6% 6% 6% 3% 4% 6% 3% 5% 4% 8% 5% 1% 5%
Certain to vote for Romney 9% 9% 9% 6% 11% 1% 10% 40% 12% 7% 3% 11% 13% 5% 6% 16% 9% 12% 6% 12% 10% 8% 7% 2% 12% 18% 3% 14%
Don't know 2% 3% 1% 3% 1% 0% 3% 3% 1% 2% 2% 1% 0% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 5% 2% 1% 2% 1% 3% 3% 2% 2%
Refused 3% 5% 3% 6% 2% 2% 7% 3% 3% 5% 2% 3% 0% 4% 2% 3% 2% 1% 6% 1% 4% 3% 3% 3% 4% 4% 5% 3%
20. Apart from occasional weddings, baptisms, or funerals, how often do you attend church or religious services? Is it once a week or more, almost every week, once or twice a month, a few times a year, once a year or less, or never?
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Once a week or more 27% 25% 26% 22% 28% 26% 20% 34% 23% 28% 24% 27% 35% 27% 21% 28% 16% 32% 31% 27% 0% 57% 41% 17% 43% 23% 20% 27%
Almost every week 19% 28% 11% 34% 9% 18% 20% 20% 15% 22% 25% 14% 12% 24% 22% 12% 16% 17% 19% 35% 0% 43% 23% 18% 24% 25% 10% 16%
Once or twice a month 13% 16% 11% 17% 11% 15% 11% 13% 14% 13% 14% 20% 8% 14% 17% 12% 15% 14% 14% 9% 24% 0% 10% 17% 10% 4% 14% 16%
A few times a year 18% 14% 22% 15% 20% 19% 18% 14% 19% 18% 16% 21% 19% 18% 18% 19% 20% 19% 19% 13% 33% 0% 14% 24% 7% 18% 23% 17%
Once a year or less 6% 3% 10% 2% 10% 5% 10% 8% 10% 4% 5% 10% 12% 3% 8% 11% 10% 6% 7% 3% 12% 0% 2% 8% 6% 14% 5% 4%
Never 12% 8% 16% 3% 18% 11% 16% 9% 16% 9% 14% 7% 13% 10% 10% 16% 20% 13% 6% 9% 22% 0% 8% 9% 6% 13% 22% 16%
Don't know / Refused 4% 7% 3% 6% 4% 6% 4% 2% 3% 6% 3% 1% 2% 5% 4% 1% 2% 0% 3% 4% 9% 0% 3% 7% 3% 3% 7% 4%
21. People attend church services for many different reasons. How about you: what would you say is the primary reason why you go to church?
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Because I always have, it's what you're supposed to do 9% 9% 10% 9% 10% 11% 8% 7% 10% 9% 12% 8% 9% 11% 10% 8% 5% 14% 10% 11% 10% 9% 7% 10% 12% 6% 9% 9%
Because all of my family and friends are there and it's nice to be together 12% 6% 19% 5% 19% 10% 20% 7% 20% 6% 7% 14% 23% 7% 11% 21% 25% 8% 9% 6% 19% 6% 10% 14% 6% 15% 19% 12%
To listen to the scripture and hear the priest or pastor preach the word of God 52% 50% 52% 47% 55% 51% 46% 61% 41% 60% 54% 56% 46% 54% 54% 49% 59% 53% 52% 41% 41% 61% 56% 48% 51% 52% 46% 57%
Some other reason 7% 8% 7% 4% 11% 7% 8% 9% 10% 6% 3% 8% 13% 7% 11% 7% 3% 15% 8% 7% 9% 6% 4% 11% 3% 6% 3% 10%
Don't know 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 2% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 2% 1% 0% 1% 2% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Refused 18% 26% 11% 35% 5% 20% 17% 14% 19% 18% 22% 14% 9% 21% 13% 15% 7% 10% 20% 33% 19% 18% 23% 16% 27% 21% 22% 12%
22. Regardless of how often you attend church, would you say religion provides a great deal, quite a bit, some, or no guidance at all in your day-to-day living?
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
A great deal 33% 29% 35% 23% 39% 31% 30% 43% 31% 34% 29% 34% 39% 31% 34% 35% 37% 31% 29% 37% 24% 43% 39% 32% 41% 29% 28% 29%
Quite a bit 27% 29% 23% 36% 18% 24% 29% 24% 26% 25% 32% 23% 23% 33% 24% 20% 17% 30% 35% 31% 19% 33% 34% 19% 37% 27% 26% 24%
Some 24% 23% 26% 22% 26% 25% 25% 22% 22% 27% 24% 31% 25% 20% 28% 28% 28% 29% 21% 17% 34% 13% 18% 31% 14% 22% 24% 26%
No guidance at all 9% 9% 11% 7% 12% 11% 10% 6% 13% 7% 10% 6% 10% 9% 9% 12% 14% 7% 9% 10% 15% 3% 5% 11% 1% 14% 18% 10%
Don't know / Refused 6% 11% 5% 12% 5% 9% 7% 6% 8% 8% 4% 5% 3% 7% 5% 4% 4% 3% 7% 4% 8% 8% 4% 7% 7% 8% 4% 11%
23. Do you consider yourself a born-again, spirit-filled Christian or involved in the charismatic movement?
TOTAL Foreign US born Spanish English Dem Ind GOP Male Female < $40K $40-79K > $80K HS_or les Some Coll Coll Grad 18-35 36-49 50-69 70_+ Less regular Attend weekly Born again CA TX FL NY/NJ Oth
Yes 39% 36% 28% 42% 25% 30% 33% 35% 30% 33% 45% 26% 24% 39% 26% 30% 25% 29% 38% 44% 20% 46% 100% 28% 39% 31% 35% 29%
No 53% 51% 66% 46% 68% 60% 57% 58% 61% 57% 49% 69% 71% 53% 65% 65% 66% 69% 54% 53% 68% 47% 0% 65% 51% 57% 57% 59%
Don't know 4% 5% 4% 5% 4% 5% 5% 2% 6% 4% 4% 5% 3% 6% 5% 3% 8% 3% 5% 2% 6% 4% 0% 2% 5% 6% 0% 9%
Refused 3% 7% 2% 7% 3% 4% 5% 5% 3% 6% 1% 0% 1% 3% 4% 2% 1% 0% 2% 1% 6% 3% 0% 4% 6% 6% 8% 3%