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Univision News/LD National American Electorate Poll Results November 8, 2011 (n = 1000; ±3.1)

1. How interested are you in politics and public affairs? Would you say you are very interested, somewhat interested, not very interested, or not at all interested?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Not at all interested 5% 3% 5% 7% 11% 3% 3% 2% 4% 4% 4% 9% 3% 3% 3% 6%
Not very interested 8% 11% 7% 6% 17% 8% 3% 4% 17% 6% 5% 15% 5% 6% 8% 8%
Somewhat interested 31% 28% 33% 33% 35% 36% 26% 26% 23% 35% 33% 30% 33% 28% 29% 33%
Very interested 56% 59% 54% 54% 37% 53% 67% 67% 56% 55% 57% 45% 60% 64% 60% 52%
Don't Know 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 2% 0% 0% 1% 0%
2. And do you approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as President? Is that...
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Strongly approve 24% 2% 50% 21% 20% 26% 24% 27% 23% 23% 25% 29% 21% 23% 19% 27%
Somewhat approve 24% 10% 37% 27% 29% 22% 24% 17% 22% 23% 25% 31% 20% 19% 26% 22%
Somewhat disapprove 13% 17% 6% 15% 22% 10% 10% 8% 15% 16% 10% 11% 14% 12% 15% 11%
Strongly disapprove 37% 71% 4% 32% 25% 42% 38% 46% 37% 35% 37% 26% 43% 42% 38% 36%
Don't Know 3% 0% 3% 5% 5% 0% 3% 2% 2% 2% 3% 1% 2% 5% 2% 3%
Refused 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
3. And do you approve or disapprove of the job the U.S. Congress is doing? Is that...
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Strongly approve 3% 2% 8% 0% 3% 3% 3% 1% 3% 1% 4% 5% 2% 3% 2% 4%
Somewhat approve 16% 20% 19% 9% 28% 9% 14% 18% 22% 17% 13% 23% 13% 13% 19% 14%
Somewhat disapprove 26% 25% 25% 28% 34% 27% 22% 19% 26% 24% 27% 25% 29% 23% 22% 30%
Strongly disapprove 51% 50% 46% 59% 30% 59% 58% 59% 45% 54% 53% 43% 54% 58% 56% 47%
Don't Know 2% 3% 3% 2% 2% 2% 3% 3% 4% 3% 2% 3% 2% 2% 1% 4%
Refused 1% 0% 0% 2% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 2% 0% 1%
4. Now I'd like to ask you about some people who have been mentioned in the news recently. For each, please tell me whether you have heard of the person, and if your impression is favorable or unfavorable. How about BARACK OBAMA?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Very favorable 28% 5% 56% 25% 23% 30% 29% 29% 25% 26% 30% 34% 24% 27% 23% 32%
Somewhat favorable 25% 17% 34% 24% 36% 20% 23% 17% 25% 21% 26% 28% 22% 21% 28% 22%
Somewhat unfavorable 14% 16% 6% 19% 17% 13% 13% 11% 13% 16% 13% 12% 15% 14% 15% 12%
Very unfavorable 32% 61% 3% 27% 20% 36% 34% 40% 36% 35% 29% 24% 38% 34% 32% 31%
No opinion 2% 1% 0% 4% 4% 0% 1% 2% 2% 3% 1% 1% 1% 4% 2% 2%
5. Former President George W. Bush
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Very favorable 20% 42% 6% 11% 16% 18% 23% 28% 27% 19% 18% 15% 19% 22% 18% 23%
Somewhat favorable 28% 46% 9% 28% 34% 31% 22% 27% 21% 30% 30% 25% 31% 30% 32% 25%
Somewhat unfavorable 17% 7% 23% 23% 20% 9% 21% 13% 15% 16% 18% 17% 17% 18% 19% 15%
Very unfavorable 32% 4% 59% 35% 30% 39% 30% 28% 34% 33% 30% 37% 33% 28% 28% 34%
No opinion 3% 2% 3% 3% 1% 2% 3% 3% 2% 1% 3% 5% 1% 2% 3% 2%
6. How about Texas Governor Rick Perry?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Very favorable 7% 14% 3% 2% 4% 9% 6% 7% 10% 8% 5% 6% 6% 8% 6% 7%
Somewhat favorable 21% 36% 10% 14% 16% 19% 26% 26% 20% 16% 25% 17% 19% 26% 23% 19%
Somewhat unfavorable 18% 16% 17% 20% 17% 20% 17% 14% 14% 20% 18% 19% 17% 18% 22% 13%
Very unfavorable 26% 6% 40% 36% 25% 23% 29% 27% 17% 23% 32% 23% 28% 27% 26% 26%
No opinion 17% 17% 19% 16% 9% 23% 15% 20% 21% 20% 13% 17% 19% 14% 15% 19%
Never hear of 12% 11% 12% 12% 30% 6% 6% 5% 19% 13% 8% 17% 11% 7% 8% 15%
7. How about former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Very favorable 8% 17% 2% 3% 7% 7% 8% 14% 8% 8% 8% 8% 5% 11% 8% 8%
Somewhat favorable 31% 40% 22% 31% 26% 22% 37% 39% 28% 28% 34% 22% 36% 34% 36% 27%
Somewhat unfavorable 20% 15% 20% 27% 14% 26% 21% 19% 16% 16% 25% 18% 18% 24% 23% 18%
Very unfavorable 15% 6% 22% 18% 16% 12% 17% 12% 16% 16% 13% 14% 17% 12% 11% 18%
No opinion 17% 14% 21% 17% 18% 26% 12% 14% 16% 20% 16% 19% 19% 16% 14% 20%
Never hear of 8% 8% 14% 4% 19% 6% 5% 3% 16% 11% 3% 19% 5% 3% 7% 10%
8. How about Minnesota Congresswoman Michelle Bachman?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Very favorable 5% 8% 3% 5% 0% 4% 5% 17% 9% 2% 5% 4% 7% 5% 6% 5%
Somewhat favorable 20% 32% 14% 17% 16% 17% 25% 18% 15% 25% 20% 15% 18% 26% 24% 18%
Somewhat unfavorable 19% 27% 14% 12% 16% 24% 19% 14% 18% 20% 18% 24% 20% 18% 19% 17%
Very unfavorable 30% 7% 45% 37% 32% 23% 33% 31% 27% 22% 36% 24% 22% 36% 26% 33%
No opinion 14% 10% 12% 20% 15% 15% 10% 18% 17% 13% 13% 15% 16% 10% 12% 15%
Never hear of 12% 16% 12% 9% 22% 17% 8% 2% 14% 18% 8% 18% 17% 4% 13% 12%
9. How about Texas Congressman Ron Paul?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Very favorable 7% 5% 3% 13% 10% 6% 7% 2% 4% 7% 8% 3% 8% 10% 7% 6%
Somewhat favorable 29% 32% 21% 32% 30% 29% 30% 23% 22% 33% 28% 22% 28% 33% 38% 20%
Somewhat unfavorable 19% 17% 20% 22% 12% 20% 24% 19% 15% 14% 24% 18% 19% 18% 18% 21%
Very unfavorable 9% 5% 18% 6% 0% 2% 17% 18% 8% 12% 8% 9% 11% 7% 8% 10%
No opinion 23% 25% 27% 16% 20% 39% 14% 20% 27% 20% 23% 35% 23% 18% 19% 27%
Never hear of 13% 16% 12% 10% 28% 2% 9% 18% 23% 15% 8% 14% 11% 14% 9% 16%
10. How about former speaker of the House Newt Gingrich?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Very favorable 11% 22% 2% 6% 3% 6% 15% 19% 10% 11% 11% 10% 10% 11% 13% 8%
Somewhat favorable 27% 41% 14% 25% 26% 36% 23% 26% 25% 29% 27% 24% 34% 25% 29% 26%
Somewhat unfavorable 19% 15% 22% 21% 17% 21% 20% 17% 16% 18% 21% 13% 20% 23% 19% 19%
Very unfavorable 24% 6% 41% 28% 18% 21% 29% 31% 21% 23% 27% 23% 24% 24% 22% 26%
No opinion 10% 8% 9% 13% 13% 11% 8% 6% 10% 10% 9% 11% 8% 11% 10% 10%
Never hear of 9% 8% 11% 7% 24% 5% 4% 1% 18% 8% 5% 20% 3% 5% 6% 11%
11. How about businessman Herman Cain?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Very favorable 16% 31% 3% 13% 11% 18% 17% 21% 12% 21% 15% 11% 16% 21% 19% 14%
Somewhat favorable 23% 30% 12% 26% 18% 25% 26% 24% 19% 20% 27% 18% 26% 27% 25% 21%
Somewhat unfavorable 13% 5% 16% 19% 14% 16% 13% 6% 8% 12% 16% 12% 15% 16% 12% 14%
Very unfavorable 13% 4% 25% 12% 12% 8% 17% 19% 11% 11% 16% 11% 12% 15% 15% 12%
No opinion 15% 12% 19% 16% 9% 20% 16% 15% 23% 15% 12% 16% 14% 11% 13% 18%
Never hear of 19% 18% 24% 14% 37% 14% 12% 16% 26% 22% 14% 32% 17% 11% 16% 21%
12. How about former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Very favorable 3% 4% 3% 2% 0% 3% 4% 6% 4% 2% 3% 4% 0% 4% 2% 4%
Somewhat favorable 12% 13% 10% 14% 20% 10% 8% 15% 7% 12% 14% 6% 12% 18% 18% 8%
Somewhat unfavorable 12% 10% 12% 14% 14% 10% 10% 10% 5% 13% 13% 9% 13% 10% 20% 6%
Very unfavorable 4% 2% 9% 3% 0% 4% 7% 4% 8% 8% 1% 6% 3% 3% 2% 6%
No opinion 32% 28% 30% 39% 31% 32% 34% 31% 27% 35% 33% 30% 32% 33% 32% 32%
Never hear of 37% 44% 36% 28% 35% 41% 35% 34% 48% 29% 35% 45% 39% 31% 25% 45%
13. How about former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Very favorable 2% 5% 0% 2% 1% 4% 2% 6% 1% 4% 2% 1% 5% 2% 2% 2%
Somewhat favorable 17% 28% 12% 7% 6% 20% 24% 17% 10% 15% 20% 12% 25% 14% 18% 14%
Somewhat unfavorable 9% 6% 11% 13% 9% 5% 10% 14% 9% 7% 11% 8% 8% 8% 10% 10%
Very unfavorable 14% 5% 22% 17% 9% 18% 15% 18% 14% 7% 18% 8% 14% 19% 13% 15%
No opinion 26% 22% 27% 31% 27% 32% 22% 29% 23% 26% 28% 29% 20% 30% 25% 28%
Never hear of 31% 34% 28% 30% 49% 21% 27% 17% 43% 41% 20% 42% 29% 26% 32% 30%
14. How about Florida Senator Marco Rubio?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Very favorable 9% 20% 1% 5% 7% 10% 7% 18% 7% 7% 11% 8% 13% 7% 12% 7%
Somewhat favorable 8% 10% 4% 9% 5% 9% 10% 10% 12% 6% 8% 7% 7% 8% 7% 9%
Somewhat unfavorable 6% 5% 9% 4% 3% 6% 8% 4% 8% 7% 4% 6% 7% 5% 5% 6%
Very unfavorable 9% 3% 18% 8% 8% 3% 13% 8% 6% 10% 9% 10% 7% 9% 11% 7%
No opinion 26% 23% 28% 29% 14% 30% 29% 32% 25% 17% 29% 20% 19% 31% 29% 25%
Never hear of 43% 39% 40% 46% 62% 42% 34% 28% 41% 54% 38% 49% 48% 39% 36% 47%
15. How about New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Very favorable 3% 5% 2% 2% 7% 1% 3% 3% 4% 4% 3% 1% 3% 7% 4% 2%
Somewhat favorable 9% 9% 10% 6% 3% 6% 15% 7% 5% 8% 11% 9% 10% 5% 10% 8%
Somewhat unfavorable 7% 6% 10% 5% 9% 8% 6% 3% 7% 4% 9% 9% 6% 7% 9% 5%
Very unfavorable 3% 3% 3% 1% 0% 1% 3% 10% 3% 2% 2% 2% 3% 3% 2% 3%
No opinion 30% 29% 31% 33% 25% 38% 27% 36% 26% 30% 33% 18% 26% 40% 29% 32%
Never hear of 48% 48% 45% 52% 56% 47% 46% 40% 55% 52% 42% 61% 53% 39% 46% 50%
16. How about The Tea Party movement?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Very favorable 15% 28% 1% 13% 10% 13% 15% 25% 15% 13% 15% 9% 18% 15% 18% 12%
Somewhat favorable 21% 36% 8% 15% 20% 20% 22% 16% 22% 22% 19% 18% 21% 24% 23% 18%
Somewhat unfavorable 11% 9% 10% 14% 8% 10% 13% 11% 8% 9% 13% 12% 7% 15% 12% 9%
Very unfavorable 29% 5% 50% 36% 28% 27% 31% 32% 24% 30% 32% 23% 31% 29% 28% 30%
No opinion 18% 17% 26% 12% 18% 27% 14% 12% 24% 19% 16% 27% 17% 14% 14% 23%
Never hear of 6% 5% 5% 9% 15% 3% 4% 4% 8% 7% 5% 11% 6% 2% 5% 8%
19. Let's talk for a moment about the 2012 election... In a few months, the Republican primary elections will begin to select which candidate will be the Republican nominee for President in 2012. Do you plan to vote in the Republican primary election?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Yes 51% 90% 19% 36% 41% 54% 52% 61% 52% 51% 50% 45% 54% 55% 52% 49%
No 44% 7% 77% 56% 54% 40% 44% 33% 40% 44% 46% 49% 40% 42% 43% 46%
Don't know 5% 3% 4% 7% 4% 5% 4% 5% 7% 5% 4% 5% 6% 2% 5% 5%
Refused 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
20. And if the Republican primary election were being held today, who would you vote for?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Mitt Romney 18% 19% 9% 18% 11% 16% 22% 23% 10% 15% 23% 13% 20% 23% 19% 16%
Rick Perry 10% 11% 8% 5% 17% 9% 8% 6% 21% 6% 7% 17% 5% 10% 10% 9%
Herman Cain 23% 24% 14% 25% 13% 32% 22% 21% 16% 31% 21% 18% 22% 26% 21% 25%
Ron Paul 6% 4% 6% 11% 9% 9% 3% 2% 3% 7% 6% 2% 13% 3% 9% 3%
Michelle Bachmann 5% 4% 10% 3% 6% 5% 6% 0% 6% 5% 4% 7% 4% 5% 3% 6%
Newt Gingrich 8% 9% 8% 6% 7% 4% 9% 15% 6% 8% 9% 8% 9% 7% 8% 7%
Rick Santorum 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 2% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1%
Jon Huntsman 2% 1% 4% 1% 0% 3% 2% 2% 0% 1% 2% 0% 1% 3% 1% 2%
Somebody else 7% 4% 13% 15% 8% 7% 7% 9% 9% 8% 6% 16% 6% 2% 7% 7%
Don't know 21% 22% 27% 14% 30% 14% 21% 20% 27% 18% 20% 18% 20% 19% 20% 22%
Refused 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0%
21A. If the 2012 election for President was held today and the candidates were Republican Mitt Romney and Democrat Barack Obama, who would you most likely vote for?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Romney 42% 79% 14% 32% 38% 41% 44% 48% 42% 35% 47% 27% 43% 50% 42% 43%
Obama 51% 13% 84% 53% 53% 50% 51% 45% 51% 54% 49% 72% 47% 44% 52% 47%
Undecided / Don't know 7% 8% 2% 15% 9% 10% 5% 7% 7% 11% 5% 1% 10% 6% 6% 9%
21B. If the 2012 election for President was held today and the candidates were Republican Rick Perry and Democrat Barack Obama, who would you most likely vote for?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Perry 42% 82% 9% 30% 32% 47% 45% 43% 49% 42% 39% 34% 50% 45% 47% 37%
Obama 52% 11% 89% 60% 63% 49% 48% 48% 46% 54% 56% 63% 45% 49% 48% 55%
Undecided / Don't know 6% 7% 2% 10% 5% 5% 7% 9% 5% 5% 5% 3% 5% 6% 5% 8%
21C. If the 2012 election for President was held today and the candidates were Republican Herman Cain and Democrat Barack Obama, who would you most likely vote for?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Cain 43% 77% 6% 49% 43% 41% 45% 43% 38% 45% 46% 33% 45% 52% 50% 36%
Obama 49% 12% 91% 38% 47% 54% 49% 43% 56% 48% 48% 55% 53% 45% 42% 55%
Undecided / Don't know 7% 10% 3% 13% 10% 5% 6% 14% 6% 8% 7% 11% 2% 3% 7% 9%
22. If the 2012 election for U.S. House of Representatives was held today would you vote for the Republican candidate or the Democratic candidate for Congress in your district, or some other candidate? IF REPUBLICAN OR DEMOCRATIC - ASK: Would you say you are certain to vote [Republican / Democratic] or could change your mind? IF UNDECIDED - ASK: Well, if you had to choose, who would you lean towards?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Vote Republican - certain 32% 69% 2% 20% 24% 38% 33% 38% 34% 28% 34% 28% 34% 37% 33% 31%
Vote Republican - not-certain 7% 14% 1% 5% 10% 6% 6% 7% 8% 7% 6% 7% 6% 9% 9% 5%
Undecided - lean Republican 1% 2% 0% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 0% 2% 1% 1% 1%
Vote Democrat - certain 33% 3% 75% 25% 29% 32% 38% 29% 32% 32% 35% 38% 34% 29% 32% 34%
Vote Democrat - not-certain 5% 0% 7% 8% 4% 7% 4% 5% 3% 6% 5% 4% 8% 4% 5% 5%
Undecided - lean Democrat 2% 0% 2% 3% 3% 1% 2% 2% 0% 1% 3% 1% 1% 4% 2% 1%
Other candidate / Independent candidate 7% 2% 6% 15% 17% 3% 4% 5% 8% 12% 5% 13% 2% 8% 8% 7%
Undecided / Don't know 12% 10% 7% 22% 13% 13% 12% 13% 13% 12% 12% 10% 13% 10% 9% 15%
Refused 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
23. There is a new political movement called Occupy Wall Street in which demonstrators have gathered along Wall Street in New York, and other cities across the country, to voice their opposition to inequalities in the financial institutions in the United States. Based on what you have heard, do you support or oppose the Occupy Wall Street movement? GET ANSWER, THEN ASK: Is that strongly or somewhat [support / oppose]?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Strongly support 25% 9% 37% 31% 30% 17% 29% 18% 23% 29% 24% 23% 23% 29% 27% 23%
Somewhat support 22% 15% 28% 22% 25% 24% 20% 14% 22% 16% 24% 22% 23% 21% 19% 24%
Somewhat oppose 12% 15% 6% 14% 9% 16% 11% 13% 9% 9% 15% 9% 11% 14% 13% 12%
Strongly oppose 23% 40% 9% 19% 14% 24% 24% 37% 20% 30% 21% 20% 27% 22% 25% 22%
Don't know 16% 19% 16% 14% 17% 17% 14% 18% 22% 12% 15% 19% 15% 14% 14% 18%
Refused 2% 1% 4% 1% 5% 2% 0% 0% 4% 4% 0% 7% 1% 0% 3% 1%
24. There are many possible causes for our economic troubles these last years. Thinking about the last two administrations, which would you say is MOST responsible for the economy these last few years? Would you say the economic policies of the Obama administration or the Bush administration are more responsible?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Bush is to blame 50% 12% 88% 53% 42% 54% 54% 41% 41% 48% 53% 55% 48% 52% 43% 56%
Obama is to blame 33% 70% 3% 23% 37% 30% 30% 43% 42% 34% 30% 27% 38% 35% 40% 27%
Both are to blame 7% 8% 3% 9% 8% 7% 6% 7% 10% 4% 7% 9% 7% 5% 8% 5%
Neither / something else 8% 9% 4% 10% 8% 8% 8% 7% 6% 12% 6% 7% 6% 8% 7% 8%
Don't know 2% 1% 2% 6% 5% 1% 2% 2% 1% 2% 4% 1% 2% 0% 2% 4%
Refused 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
25. Thinking about the future of our economy, which party do you trust more to make the right decisions and improve our economic conditions? Would you say you have more confidence in Obama and the Democrats, or the Republicans?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Obama and Democrats 42% 13% 82% 30% 47% 41% 38% 46% 52% 37% 40% 58% 38% 31% 40% 41%
Republicans 43% 81% 7% 38% 32% 47% 48% 45% 33% 45% 46% 26% 45% 56% 40% 48%
Neither 10% 6% 5% 23% 8% 9% 12% 7% 11% 11% 10% 7% 12% 12% 14% 7%
Both 2% 0% 5% 0% 7% 0% 0% 1% 0% 6% 0% 6% 0% 0% 3% 0%
Don't know 3% 0% 0% 10% 6% 3% 1% 2% 4% 1% 4% 3% 4% 1% 3% 3%
26. On the issue of tax cuts, two different proposals were being debated in Congress last year. Tell me which of the statements you agree with most: Tax cuts should be extended only for middle and working-class families who earn less than $250,000 per year, but not for the wealthiest families; OR Tax cuts should be extended for all families, regardless of their income level, including those who earn more than $250,000 per year.
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Just for those less than $250,000 48% 31% 63% 52% 48% 46% 52% 40% 46% 44% 52% 57% 41% 49% 52% 44%
Tax cuts for all regardless of income 44% 64% 28% 37% 42% 50% 41% 48% 46% 44% 42% 39% 48% 46% 39% 49%
Let the tax cuts expire 2% 0% 2% 3% 4% 0% 1% 2% 1% 3% 1% 0% 3% 1% 2% 1%
Something else / neither 4% 4% 4% 6% 5% 3% 4% 4% 4% 6% 4% 2% 6% 3% 6% 4%
Don't know 2% 1% 3% 2% 1% 1% 1% 6% 3% 2% 1% 3% 2% 0% 1% 2%
Refused 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
28. Generally speaking, do you think abortion should be:
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Legal in all circumstances 29% 11% 41% 38% 30% 33% 28% 21% 21% 37% 29% 19% 33% 28% 26% 32%
Legal in most circumstances 20% 22% 16% 19% 27% 19% 16% 18% 17% 13% 25% 9% 16% 33% 19% 19%
Only to save the life of the woman 28% 34% 23% 26% 25% 26% 29% 29% 32% 29% 23% 30% 27% 26% 28% 28%
Illegal in all circumstances 15% 25% 9% 9% 11% 15% 17% 21% 21% 11% 15% 32% 13% 9% 17% 13%
Don't know 7% 5% 11% 6% 7% 7% 8% 7% 8% 8% 7% 9% 10% 3% 8% 6%
Refused 1% 1% 1% 2% 0% 1% 2% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
29. Based on what you know about the political parties, do you think the Democratic or Republican Party is closer to your position on abortion?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Democratic Party 43% 22% 62% 48% 52% 42% 40% 33% 28% 40% 50% 33% 44% 51% 43% 42%
Republican Party 35% 63% 11% 24% 22% 38% 42% 33% 38% 34% 33% 33% 34% 36% 37% 33%
Neither of them 3% 1% 2% 9% 1% 3% 5% 7% 5% 4% 2% 7% 2% 1% 3% 4%
Don't know 18% 14% 24% 18% 25% 16% 13% 25% 27% 22% 13% 26% 18% 12% 16% 20%
Refused 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 3% 2% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0%
30. What is your view about same-sex couples? Should they be permitted to:
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Legally marry 35% 16% 45% 49% 57% 31% 29% 14% 35% 31% 37% 40% 27% 36% 42% 29%
Enter into civil unions 19% 26% 11% 20% 17% 23% 19% 21% 5% 23% 22% 11% 15% 30% 17% 21%
Receive no legal recognition 35% 51% 30% 18% 21% 34% 40% 45% 50% 36% 29% 38% 48% 24% 32% 37%
Don't know 9% 6% 8% 12% 4% 12% 7% 16% 6% 9% 9% 6% 9% 11% 6% 11%
Refused 2% 1% 5% 2% 0% 0% 4% 4% 3% 1% 3% 5% 2% 0% 3% 2%
31. Based on what you know about the political parties, do you think the Democratic or Republican Party is closer to your position on same-sex marriage?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Democratic Party 48% 27% 67% 50% 65% 44% 45% 28% 40% 45% 51% 55% 31% 53% 49% 45%
Republican Party 31% 60% 10% 17% 22% 32% 35% 34% 21% 32% 33% 20% 50% 29% 35% 26%
Neither of them 5% 2% 3% 10% 5% 3% 4% 11% 10% 5% 3% 6% 7% 2% 5% 4%
Don't know 15% 10% 15% 22% 9% 15% 15% 27% 23% 16% 12% 15% 10% 16% 10% 21%
Refused 2% 1% 5% 0% 0% 6% 0% 1% 6% 1% 1% 4% 1% 0% 1% 3%
32. Alright, which comes closest to your view about what government policy should be toward undocumented immigrants currently residing in the United States? Should the government... Make all undocumented immigrants felons and send them back to their home country, Have a guest worker program that allows immigrants to remain in the United States in order to work, but only for a limited amount of time, or Allow undocumented immigrants to remain in the United States and eventually qualify for U.S. citizenship, but only if they meet certain requirements like paying back taxes and fines, learning English, and passing a background check?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
All undocumented immigrants felons 25% 30% 20% 23% 23% 30% 23% 24% 24% 28% 23% 23% 30% 20% 26% 23%
Guest worker program 13% 13% 11% 13% 2% 13% 18% 17% 8% 14% 14% 12% 12% 13% 15% 10%
Earned citizenship 58% 53% 63% 56% 67% 55% 55% 50% 64% 50% 59% 62% 52% 62% 53% 60%
Don't know 5% 1% 6% 8% 6% 3% 4% 9% 4% 7% 4% 3% 5% 5% 4% 5%
Refused 1% 2% 1% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
33. Based on what you know about the political parties, do you think the Democratic or Republican Party is closer to your position on immigration?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Democratic Party 39% 10% 70% 38% 43% 38% 39% 33% 40% 37% 40% 49% 34% 35% 39% 38%
Republican Party 34% 63% 10% 25% 26% 34% 40% 37% 31% 36% 35% 25% 40% 40% 35% 33%
Neither of them 10% 7% 8% 15% 12% 10% 8% 8% 6% 9% 11% 12% 11% 7% 12% 8%
Don't know 17% 19% 12% 21% 17% 17% 14% 22% 23% 19% 14% 14% 15% 17% 13% 20%
Refused 0% 2% 0% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2%
34. When it comes to access to health care, do you think the it is the role of the government to ensure that everyone has access to health care, or that people should be responsible for getting their own health insurance?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Government should ensure 42% 15% 67% 49% 37% 45% 46% 35% 28% 43% 47% 43% 41% 42% 35% 47%
People should get their own 43% 64% 23% 39% 45% 41% 41% 53% 57% 44% 38% 45% 44% 42% 50% 39%
Something else 8% 11% 4% 8% 11% 5% 8% 6% 4% 8% 9% 4% 8% 11% 8% 8%
Don't know 6% 9% 4% 4% 7% 7% 5% 6% 12% 4% 5% 7% 8% 4% 6% 6%
Refused 1% 1% 2% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1%
35. Based on what you know about the political parties, do you think the Democratic or Republican Party is closer to your position on access to health care?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Democratic Party 45% 15% 78% 46% 45% 44% 46% 41% 31% 37% 53% 42% 40% 49% 42% 47%
Republican Party 38% 68% 6% 32% 36% 37% 37% 39% 45% 39% 34% 40% 38% 40% 42% 34%
Neither of them 6% 7% 3% 10% 3% 11% 5% 5% 6% 7% 6% 7% 7% 6% 8% 5%
Don't know 11% 9% 12% 12% 16% 8% 10% 14% 17% 18% 6% 12% 15% 4% 8% 14%
Refused 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1%
36. There are a lot of different views on the best way to help the economy grow. Do you think it is better for the government to lower people's taxes, or that the government should invest resources in federal projects to stimulate the economy?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Lower taxes 45% 67% 23% 42% 44% 56% 42% 36% 41% 45% 46% 40% 53% 47% 51% 37%
Government should invest 39% 15% 62% 41% 45% 29% 43% 32% 36% 43% 40% 41% 35% 40% 38% 40%
Something else 9% 11% 6% 10% 4% 11% 10% 10% 12% 6% 9% 9% 6% 9% 6% 12%
Don't know 6% 3% 9% 6% 3% 3% 6% 22% 11% 6% 4% 10% 5% 3% 5% 7%
Refused 1% 4% 0% 0% 5% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3%
37. Based on what you know about the political parties, do you think the Democratic or Republican Party is closer to your position on growing the economy?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Democratic Party 37% 4% 74% 35% 45% 21% 44% 37% 35% 39% 39% 42% 34% 36% 38% 36%
Republican Party 43% 84% 7% 35% 33% 52% 43% 46% 36% 42% 47% 33% 50% 51% 50% 36%
Neither of them 10% 4% 4% 24% 15% 9% 9% 4% 8% 13% 9% 15% 9% 6% 6% 13%
Don't know 7% 5% 13% 6% 2% 12% 5% 13% 16% 7% 5% 8% 7% 7% 6% 10%
Refused 2% 3% 3% 0% 5% 4% 0% 0% 5% 0% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 5%
38A. Let's say one of the candidates had a plan to improve the economy that you supported, and on the immigration issue the candidate said, quote: "illegal immigrants are a threat to America who have committed a crime, we can never support amnesty for illegals" end quote. Would that statement make you more likely to support the candidate, less likely to support the candidate, or would you not care what they said about immigration if you agreed with their plan for the economy?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
More likely to support 25% 37% 16% 18% 27% 22% 26% 23% 26% 26% 25% 24% 30% 26% 27% 23%
Less likely to support 41% 31% 52% 42% 47% 40% 38% 37% 45% 43% 39% 47% 37% 45% 42% 40%
Don't care what they say 19% 19% 16% 24% 15% 27% 18% 19% 15% 16% 24% 19% 24% 15% 19% 20%
It Depends / Don't know 11% 9% 10% 16% 5% 11% 14% 19% 13% 12% 11% 7% 8% 13% 9% 13%
Refused 3% 4% 6% 0% 5% 0% 5% 2% 1% 3% 2% 4% 1% 1% 2% 4%
38B. Let's say one of the candidates had a plan to improve the economy that you supported, and on the immigration issue the candidate said, quote: "America is a nation of immigrants, we need to treat immigrants with respect and dignity and help them assimilate into America instead of attacking them " end quote. Would that statement make you more likely to support the candidate, less likely to support the candidate, or would you not care what they said about immigration if you agreed with their plan for the economy?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
More likely to support 46% 35% 58% 44% 61% 37% 45% 41% 46% 47% 45% 52% 37% 50% 44% 46%
Less likely to support 15% 17% 9% 21% 5% 18% 19% 15% 14% 14% 16% 14% 17% 14% 18% 14%
Don't care what they say 22% 23% 18% 23% 19% 28% 20% 22% 15% 28% 21% 14% 30% 21% 23% 20%
It Depends / Don't know 16% 25% 11% 12% 14% 12% 17% 22% 20% 11% 18% 16% 16% 14% 15% 18%
Refused 1% 0% 4% 0% 0% 4% 0% 1% 5% 0% 1% 4% 0% 0% 0% 3%
39. When you hear some candidates say that immigration reform must wait until the border is completely secure, do you think that is a legitimate concern that needs to be addressed, OR they are using that as an excuse to try and block action on immigration reform?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Legitimate concern 24% 31% 22% 20% 22% 23% 26% 24% 31% 25% 21% 28% 27% 18% 21% 28%
Using it to block action 62% 58% 58% 68% 73% 64% 57% 49% 53% 58% 67% 65% 59% 65% 65% 58%
Combination of both 4% 3% 6% 3% 1% 2% 6% 6% 6% 4% 3% 2% 8% 3% 5% 3%
Something else 4% 4% 4% 4% 3% 3% 5% 7% 3% 9% 2% 2% 2% 5% 6% 3%
Don't know 6% 4% 10% 4% 1% 7% 6% 14% 6% 4% 7% 3% 4% 9% 3% 9%
40. Do you support or oppose the DREAM Act, which would provide undocumented immigrant youth a path to citizenship if they attend college or serve in the U.S. Military? GET ANSWER, THEN ASK: Is that strongly or somewhat [support / oppose]?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Strongly support 30% 16% 44% 32% 36% 32% 25% 25% 27% 35% 29% 34% 24% 34% 33% 27%
Somewhat support 28% 31% 29% 23% 34% 34% 21% 22% 20% 24% 32% 25% 29% 34% 29% 26%
Somewhat oppose 10% 10% 5% 16% 11% 6% 12% 11% 5% 11% 12% 14% 10% 7% 10% 10%
Strongly oppose 18% 26% 10% 17% 6% 17% 27% 27% 29% 20% 14% 15% 25% 14% 18% 18%
Don't know 11% 14% 9% 11% 9% 8% 14% 15% 13% 10% 12% 8% 11% 11% 9% 14%
Refused 2% 4% 4% 1% 5% 4% 1% 0% 6% 0% 1% 4% 0% 1% 0% 5%
41. When it comes to social security, some candidates have proposed shifting some of this tax money away from government social security and into private investment accounts, controlled directly by each person. What they get at retirement would depend on how well they did investing. In general, do you support or oppose shifting social security money into private investments? GET ANSWER, THEN ASK: Is that strongly or somewhat [support / oppose]?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Strongly support 19% 32% 6% 15% 21% 24% 20% 4% 20% 13% 22% 12% 23% 23% 25% 13%
Somewhat support 14% 17% 7% 18% 25% 9% 9% 13% 7% 20% 14% 12% 16% 17% 17% 11%
Somewhat oppose 12% 11% 13% 11% 14% 17% 8% 6% 13% 6% 14% 12% 12% 14% 11% 13%
Strongly oppose 43% 28% 59% 48% 28% 36% 55% 64% 56% 41% 41% 47% 40% 37% 38% 50%
Don't know 11% 11% 14% 8% 12% 15% 8% 12% 4% 20% 9% 17% 9% 8% 9% 14%
Refused 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
42. There is currently a debate in the Congress about whether we should repeal or keep in place the health care reform bill of 2010. What do you think? Should the entire health care reform bill of 2010 be repealed, or should it be left to stand as law?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Repeal health care reform 44% 73% 12% 49% 40% 47% 42% 46% 34% 59% 40% 37% 46% 49% 47% 41%
Should be left to stand 39% 15% 66% 31% 34% 37% 42% 35% 42% 28% 43% 39% 43% 39% 38% 38%
Something else / neither 6% 2% 9% 7% 6% 3% 9% 6% 9% 2% 7% 6% 5% 4% 8% 5%
Don't know 10% 6% 12% 13% 13% 14% 7% 14% 15% 11% 9% 18% 7% 8% 8% 13%
Refused 1% 4% 1% 0% 7% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3%
44. Would you say the Democratic Party is currently doing a good job of reaching out to PREQ44, that they don't care too much about PREQ44, or that they are being hostile towards PREQ44?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Doing a good job 47% 40% 55% 44% 38% 45% 56% 42% 46% 48% 46% 37% 53% 50% 49% 43%
Don't care too much 18% 21% 15% 17% 20% 18% 17% 18% 13% 15% 22% 19% 14% 20% 17% 19%
Being hostile 3% 4% 3% 3% 3% 4% 3% 5% 4% 5% 2% 6% 3% 2% 4% 3%
Don't know 31% 32% 24% 35% 37% 31% 24% 33% 35% 31% 29% 37% 30% 28% 29% 33%
Refused 2% 3% 3% 1% 3% 2% 1% 2% 3% 1% 1% 2% 0% 1% 1% 3%
45. Would you say the Republican Party is currently doing a good job of reaching out to PREQ44, that they don't care too much about PREQ44, or that they are being hostile towards PREQ44?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Doing a good job 20% 32% 10% 15% 13% 17% 25% 21% 21% 23% 18% 15% 26% 19% 19% 20%
Don't care too much 33% 28% 40% 30% 34% 34% 32% 31% 27% 34% 35% 35% 31% 33% 35% 30%
Being hostile 14% 4% 25% 15% 20% 11% 13% 9% 15% 14% 14% 18% 14% 14% 18% 11%
Don't know 31% 33% 22% 40% 30% 35% 28% 36% 35% 29% 32% 30% 29% 32% 27% 36%
Refused 2% 3% 3% 1% 3% 2% 1% 3% 3% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 3%
50. Just thinking about news and information about the election, which one source would you say you get most of your information from?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Television 51% 51% 61% 40% 26% 52% 60% 70% 66% 57% 43% 60% 43% 48% 43% 59%
Radio 13% 17% 9% 11% 14% 16% 11% 8% 13% 9% 14% 11% 18% 14% 17% 8%
Newspapers and Magazines 12% 10% 13% 12% 10% 9% 13% 15% 8% 8% 15% 8% 15% 13% 9% 14%
the Internet 23% 20% 16% 34% 45% 23% 14% 5% 10% 24% 27% 20% 22% 25% 29% 18%
Don't know 1% 0% 1% 2% 2% 0% 1% 2% 2% 2% 0% 1% 2% 0% 2% 0%
Refused 1% 2% 0% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1%
52. Thinking ahead to the November 2012 presidential election, how enthusiastic are you about voting in the election next year?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Very enthusiastic 61% 68% 62% 51% 49% 56% 68% 70% 57% 61% 62% 50% 64% 67% 63% 59%
Somewhat enthusiastic 22% 16% 26% 26% 27% 28% 18% 16% 25% 22% 22% 28% 20% 20% 20% 24%
Not too enthusiastic 12% 11% 9% 15% 14% 12% 10% 11% 12% 11% 12% 16% 10% 10% 12% 11%
Not at all enthusiastic 4% 2% 2% 7% 7% 2% 2% 1% 4% 6% 2% 5% 5% 2% 4% 3%
Don't know 1% 2% 0% 1% 0% 3% 1% 2% 2% 0% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1%
Refused 1% 2% 1% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1%
53. How about as compared to the 2008 presidential election? Would you say you are MORE enthusiastic about voting in 2012, or that you were more enthusiastic about voting back in 2008?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
More enthusiastic about 2012 37% 49% 30% 30% 28% 38% 41% 45% 41% 43% 33% 38% 39% 33% 39% 36%
More enthusiastic back in 2008 35% 20% 47% 39% 46% 36% 31% 23% 28% 28% 42% 37% 32% 39% 31% 38%
No difference / same level 24% 26% 22% 25% 17% 23% 28% 30% 28% 24% 24% 25% 24% 25% 28% 22%
Don't know 3% 3% 1% 6% 6% 3% 1% 3% 4% 6% 1% 1% 5% 2% 3% 3%
Refused 0% 2% 0% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1%
54. Thinking back over the past three since Obama became president, do you consider yourself more excited about President Obama and what he has accomplished, or less excited about Obama after three years in office?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
More excited about Obama 21% 3% 46% 14% 18% 22% 23% 19% 23% 22% 20% 30% 19% 16% 15% 26%
Same level of excitement 9% 2% 13% 14% 10% 7% 8% 14% 10% 9% 9% 10% 9% 8% 9% 9%
Less excited about Obama 68% 91% 40% 69% 70% 68% 68% 64% 64% 68% 69% 60% 69% 76% 74% 62%
Don't know 1% 2% 1% 2% 0% 3% 1% 2% 3% 1% 1% 1% 3% 0% 2% 2%
Refused 1% 2% 1% 1% 3% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2%
55. In January 2011 the Republicans took control of the House of Representatives. Do you consider yourself more excited about the Republican Party and what they have accomplished, or less excited about the Republicans after 10 months in control of the House?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
More excited about Republicans 29% 55% 10% 17% 31% 34% 24% 30% 25% 35% 27% 24% 30% 31% 30% 27%
Same level of excitement 5% 4% 3% 7% 6% 3% 4% 6% 5% 5% 4% 5% 6% 3% 6% 3%
Less excited about Republicans 62% 35% 84% 70% 59% 59% 66% 58% 62% 56% 66% 67% 62% 62% 59% 64%
Don't know 4% 4% 3% 6% 2% 3% 5% 6% 8% 3% 3% 4% 2% 4% 4% 5%
Refused 1% 2% 0% 1% 3% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 2%
56. When it comes to deciding if you will vote, and who to vote for, what issues are the most important in how you evaluate the candidates and your decision to vote?
TOTAL GOP Dem Ind 18-35 36-49 50-69 70 + HS or les Some Coll Coll Grad < $40K $40-79K > $80K Male Female
Create more jobs / unemployment 19% 14% 28% 16% 12% 17% 24% 25% 20% 21% 18% 21% 21% 15% 15% 23%
Fix the economy (generic) 55% 57% 48% 57% 50% 58% 58% 51% 46% 58% 56% 42% 58% 64% 55% 53%
Address Wall Street / Banking crisis 1% 0% 1% 2% 1% 0% 2% 1% 2% 2% 0% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Immigration reform / DREAM Act 10% 13% 8% 8% 12% 8% 11% 9% 13% 13% 7% 11% 13% 9% 10% 9%
Wars in Afghanistan or Iraq / War on terror 5% 4% 6% 6% 3% 7% 6% 6% 7% 6% 5% 6% 6% 5% 6% 5%
International relations / Foreign policy 6% 7% 5% 5% 3% 10% 5% 5% 2% 8% 6% 7% 3% 7% 8% 4%
Health care 21% 18% 26% 18% 21% 25% 22% 8% 18% 21% 23% 25% 20% 18% 20% 22%
Gas prices / energy prices 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 3% 0% 0% 2% 1% 0% 1% 1%
Housing / mortgages 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 2% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1%
Education reform / schools 5% 2% 8% 5% 5% 7% 3% 5% 4% 4% 6% 6% 3% 4% 5% 5%
Corruption in government / honesty 5% 4% 4% 7% 8% 2% 4% 6% 4% 4% 6% 4% 7% 5% 7% 3%
Global warming / environment 2% 3% 1% 3% 3% 5% 1% 1% 3% 3% 2% 4% 2% 2% 2% 3%
Race relations 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1%
Address Taxes / Cut taxes 10% 12% 6% 11% 13% 8% 10% 6% 12% 12% 8% 11% 8% 13% 12% 8%
Something else 20% 24% 14% 21% 27% 16% 18% 19% 15% 15% 24% 19% 21% 18% 19% 21%