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National Survey of 1,093 Adults

Conducted October 1-2, 2018

 

1) How would you rate the U.S. economy today?

15%      Excellent

42%      Good

28%      Fair

12%      Poor

4%        Not Sure

2) Is the economy getting better or worse?

37%      Better

21%      Worse

35%      About the Same

7%        Not Sure

3) Okay, how would you rate you own personal finances these days? 

10%      Excellent

41%      Good

30%      Fair

16%      Poor

3%        Not Sure

4) Are your personal finances getting better or worse?

31%      Better

17%      Worse

49%      About the Same

3%        Not Sure

5) Are companies in your area more likely to be hiring new workers or laying off existing workers?

46%      Hiring New Workers

15%      Laying Off Existing Workers

39%      Not Sure

6) Generally speaking, do public schools do a good job of preparing young people to handle their personal finances?

20%      Yes

80%      No

7) Generally speaking, do public schools do a good job of preparing young people to understand basic economics?

28%      Yes

72%      No

8) In the workplace, are employers and managers generally a good source of information about how government policies affect your company?

40%      Yes

60%      No

9) In the workplace, are employers and managers generally a good source of information about how government policies affect the economy?

30%      Yes

70%      No

10) In terms of how government policies impact the economy, which of the following do you trust most?

57%      Business Owner

14%      Elected Officials

30%      Media reports

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National Opinion Survey of 1,111 Adults

Conducted September 24-25, 2018

 

1) How would you rate the U.S. economy today?

16%      Excellent

39%      Good

31%      Fair

10%      Poor

5%        Not Sure

 

2) Is the economy getting better or worse?

39%      Better

22%      Worse

34%      About the Same

7%        Not Sure

 

3) Okay, how would you rate you own personal finances these days? 

11%      Excellent

43%      Good

29%      Fair

14%      Poor

3%        Not Sure

 

4) Are your personal finances getting better or worse?

29%      Better

16%      Worse

51%      About the Same

3%        Not Sure

 

5) Are companies in your area more likely to be hiring new workers or laying off existing workers?

47%      Hiring New Workers

15%      Laying Off Existing Workers

38%      Not Sure

 

6) Do both Republicans and Democrats offer a clear and positive vision for the nation’ future?

24%      Republicans do but Democrats don’t

22%      Democrats do but Republicans don’t

41%      Neither Republicans nor Democrats do

13%      Both Republicans and Democrats do

 

7) Do a majority of Republicans in Congress mostly prefer free markets and individual freedom, or do they mostly prefer a larger role for the federal government in managing both the economy and society at large?

59%      Mostly prefer free markets and individual freedom

41%      Mostly prefer larger role for the federal government in managing the economy and society at large

 

8) Do a majority of Democrats in Congress mostly prefer free markets and individual freedom, or do they mostly prefer a larger role for the federal government in managing both the economy and society at large?

 42%      Mostly prefer free markets and individual freedom

58%      Mostly prefer larger role for the federal government in managing the economy and society at large

 

9) Do you mostly prefer free markets and individual freedom, or do you mostly prefer a larger role for the federal government in managing both the economy and society at large?

 73%      Mostly prefer free markets and individual freedom

27%      Mostly prefer a larger role for the federal government in managing the economy and society at large

 

10) When thinking about how you might vote, do you think more about individual candidates or the vision presented by their political parties?

 65%      I think more about the individual candidates

35%      I think more about the vision presented by the political parties

 

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National Survey of 1,000 Adults

Conducted September 10-11, 2018

Margin of Sampling Error +/- 3.1 percentage points

 

1* How would you rate the U.S. economy today?

12%  Excellent

42%  Good

30%  Fair

13%  Poor

3%  Not Sure

 

2* Is the economy getting better or worse?

39%  Better

21%  Worse

34%  About the Same

7%  Not Sure

 

3* Okay, how would you rate you own personal finances these days?

10%  Excellent

37%  Good

34%  Fair

17%  Poor

2%  Not Sure

 

4* Are your personal finances getting better or worse?

33%  Better

18%  Worse

46%  About the Same

3%  Not Sure

 

5* Are companies in your area more likely to be hiring new workers or laying off existing workers?

49%  Hiring New Workers

15%  Laying Off Existing Workers

36%  Not Sure

 

6* When media organizations report on the economy, do they spend too much time talking about bad economic news, too much time talking about good economic news, or is their coverage pretty balanced?

40%  Too much time talking about bad economic news

13%  Too much time talking about good economic news

47%  Coverage is pretty balanced

 

7* When reporters talk about economic statistics, how confident are you that they really understand the data and what it means?

13%  Very Confident

39%  Somewhat Confident

33%  Not Very Confident

15%  Not At All Confident

 

8* Generally speaking, do media outlets report economic issues in a way that is understandable and meaningful to most Americans?

36%  Yes

44%  No

19%  Not Sure

 

9* Generally speaking, does the media spend too much time, not enough time, or about the right amount of time covering the economy and business issues?

17%  Too much time

37%  Not enough time

46%  About the right amount of time

 

10* When the media covers the economy and business issues, do they spend too much time on large businesses and Wall Street topics, too much time on small businesses and Main Street concerns, or is their coverage pretty balanced?

55%  Too much time on large businesses and Wall Street topics

10%  Too much time on small businesses and Main Street topics

35%  Coverage is pretty balanced

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 21-22, 2018

 

1* Do you approve or disapprove of players protesting during the national anthem?

21% Strongly approve

17% Somewhat approve

19% Somewhat disapprove

43% Strongly disapprove

 

2* Do you approve or disapprove of NFL selling concessions like beer and popcorn during the national anthem?

20% Strongly approve

22% Somewhat approve

28% Somewhat disapprove

30% Strongly disapprove

 

3* Which of the following would you prefer?

42% That the national anthem is not played before NFL games

58% That the national anthem is played before NFL games and players are allowed to kneel

 

4* To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement:The playing of the national anthem is an important part of an NFL game.

49% Strongly agree

26% Somewhat agree

12% Somewhat disagree

13% Strongly disagree

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 16-17, 2018

 

1* How closely have you followed recent news stories about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh?

13% Very closely

35% Somewhat closely

25% Not very closely

22% Not closely at all

5% Not Sure

NOTE: The following questions were not asked of those following the news “Not Very Closely” or Those Who Were Not Sure

2* Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Brett Kavanaugh?

17% Very favorable

34% Somewhat favorable

33% Somewhat unfavorable

16% Very unfavorable

3* When it comes to Brett Kavanaugh’s political and ideological views, do you believe he is…

9% Too liberal

35% Too conservative

36% About right

19% Not sure

4* Would you want your U.S. Senators to vote for or against Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court?

48% I would want my U.S. Senators to vote for Kavanaugh’s confirmation

52% I would want my U.S. Senators to vote against Kavanaugh’s confirmation

5* Regardless of your own preferences, how likely is it that Brett Kavanaugh will be confirmed to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court?

28% Very likely

56% Somewhat likely

11% Somewhat unlikely

4% Very unlikely

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 16-17, 2018

 

1* Is the United States the land of opportunity?

84% Yes

16% No

2* If someone is born in poverty and is willing to work hard, do they have a reasonable chance of earning a middle class living?

85% Yes

15% No

3* If someone is born in poverty and is willing to work hard, do they have a reasonable chance of becoming rich?

68% Yes

32% No

4* What about someone who is born into a middle class home? Do they have a reasonable chance of becoming rich?

83% Yes

17% No

***

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 6-7, 2018

 1* Does the United States today truly provide liberty and justice for all?

33% Yes

67% No

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 19-20, 2018

 

1* Should the government provide every American with a guaranteed basic income of $1,000 a month? [Those who said No were asked: “Would you favor or oppose providing every American a guaranteed basic income in exchange for eliminating all existing welfare programs?” Those who said Yes to the initial question were asked:  Suppose someone is physically able to work but chooses not to work. Should they receive a guaranteed basic income?]

15% Yes, guaranteed income for all

31% Yes, except for those who choose not to work

18% No, but could support in exchange for elimination of welfare programs

36% No, do not support

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 13-14, 2018

 

1* In the 1970s, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates helped spark a digital revolution by founding Apple and Microsoft. Generally speaking, has the impact of the digital revolution been good for America or bad for America?

86% Good

14% Bad

2* Some people believe that Steve Jobs and Bill Gates have had a bigger impact on the world that we live in today than Presidents of the United States. Do you agree or disagree?

83% Agree

17% Disagree

3* Looking ahead, what will have a bigger impact on the future of our nation: the development of new technologies or the policies of the federal government?

61% Development of New  Technologies

39% Policies of the federal government

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 19-20, 2018

 

1* Do you favor or oppose guaranteeing a minimum wage job for everyone who is willing to work? [Those who said yes were then asked Who should provide the jobs guarantee?”

36% Federal Government Should Guarantee Job

19% State Government Should Guarantee Job

15% Local Businesses Should Guarantee Job

7% Local Government Should Guarantee Job

3% Friends and Family Should Guarantee Job

2% Private Charities Should Guarantee Job

18% Oppose Guaranteed Job

3* Can just about anyone who is healthy find a job if they are willing to work?

77% Yes

23% No

***

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 13-14, 2018

 

1* On a different topic, how closely have you followed news stories about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of President Trump?

23% Very closely

37% Somewhat closely

25% Seldom

14% Never

2* Do you believe that President Trump colluded with the Russian government during the 2016 presidential election?

45% Yes

34% No

20% Not sure

3* In his relations with the Russian government, is President Trump guilty of treason?

35% Yes

41% No

24% Not sure

4* Should President Trump be impeached and removed from office?

44% Yes

41% No

15% Not Sure

5* How likely is it that President Trump will be impeached and removed from office?

20% Likely

80% Unlikely

***

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 13-14, 2018

 

1* Some fear that automation and robots will eliminate needed jobs and create mass unemployment. Others believe that these technologies will create new types of jobs and provide good opportunities for workers. What do you think?

41% Automation and robots will eliminate needed jobs and create mass unemployment

59% These technologies will create new types of jobs and provide good opportunities for workers***

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 19-20, 2018

 

1* Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Socialism?

10% Very favorable

32% Somewhat favorable

29% Somewhat unfavorable

30%

2* Is socialism a system where the government owns most or all of the nation’s major businesses?

61% Yes

39% No

3* Is socialism a system where workers and local communities manage their businesses?

46% Yes

54% No

4* Is socialism a system where there is more equality of income and concern for the poor?

51% Yes

49% No

5* Is socialism a system with a more powerful government and higher taxes?

63% Yes

37% No

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 8-9, 2018

 

1a* [Split Sample] Overall, in terms of your daily life, how important is your spiritual faith?

44% Very Important

37% Somewhat Important

9% Not Very Important

10% Not at All Important

 

1b* [Split Sample] Overall, in terms of your daily life, how important is your spiritual faith?

44% Very Important

37% Somewhat Important

9% Not Very Important

10% Not at All Important

 

2* How often do you pray?

39%     Every Day

13%     Several Times a Week

3%     About Once a Week

19%     Occasionally

10%     Rarely

3%     Never

13%     Faith/Religions Not Important [Not Asked]

 

3* How often do your read the Bible or other religious text?

12%     Every Day

10%     Several Times a Week

9%     About Once a Week

18%     Occasionally

22%     Rarely

17%     Never

13%     Faith/Religions Not Important [Not Asked]

 

4* Do you regularly meet with a small group of others who share your faith for study, fellowship, or accountability?

25%     Yes

63%     No

13%     Faith/Religions Not Important [Not Asked]

 

5* When making major decisions, how often do you pray about it and seek counsel from others who share your beliefs?

11%     Always

16%     Most of the Time

18%     Some of the Time

14%     Occasionally

17%     Rarely

12%     Never

13%     Faith/Religions Not Important [Not Asked]

 

7* Which of the following best describes your belief in the existence of God?

 

59%     Absolutely Certain God Exists

17%     God Probably Exists

8%     God Probably Doesn’t Exist

5%     Absolutely Certain God Doesn’t Exist

10%     Not Sure

 

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Margin of Error:  +/-3.1% with a 95% level of confidence.

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 16-17, 2018

 1* Is income inequality a problem in America?

  9% Not a problem at all

24% A small problem

30% A somewhat big problem

37% A very big problem

2* To reduce inequality, is it more important to reduce the wealth of the richest Americans or to increase the wealth of the poorest Americans?

27% Reduce the wealth of the richest

73% Increase the wealth of the poorest

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 7-8, 2018

 

  1. In terms of immigration policy, is it more important to stop illegal immigration or to resolve the legal status of illegal immigrants already living in the country?

 

50% Stop Legal Immigration

50% Resolve Legal Status of Illegal Immigrants Already Living in the Country

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 13-14, 2018

 

1* How often do you drive a car?

49% Every Day

29% Most Days

8% Once or Twice a Week

8% Occasionally

6% Never

2* [Asked only of those who drive] Generally speaking, do you enjoy driving or is it just something you have to do?

66% I enjoy driving

34% It’s something I have to do

3* Would you feel safe riding in a self-driving car today?

31% Yes

69% No

4* [Asked only of those who answered no to Q3] How likely is it that you will feel safe riding in a self-driving car in the next 5 to 10 years?

5% Very Likely

27% Somewhat Likely

33% Not Very Likely

35% Not at all Likely

5* How long will it be before most cars on the road are self-driving cars?

9% Less than 5 years

22% 5-10 years

31% 11-20 yearss

17% 21-30 years

10% More than 30 years

11% Never

6* How likely is it that a self-driving car will someday be your primary vehicle?

13% Very likely

25% Somewhat likely

26% Somewhat unlikely

36% Very unlikely

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 7-8, 2018

 

  1. Generally speaking, is legal immigration good or bad for the United States?

 

71% Good for the United States

29% Bad the United States

 

  1. Some people enter the United States without filling out the proper forms and meeting entry requirements. Should such people be referred to as undocumented immigrants, illegal immigrants, or illegal aliens?

 

45% Undocumented immigrants

38% Illegal immigrants

17% Illegal aliens

 

  1. Generally speaking, is illegal immigration good or bad for the United States?

 

21% Good for the United States

79% Bad the United States

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 6-7, 2018

 

  1. What is more important, freedom or democracy?

64% Freedom

36% Democracy

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 15-16, 2018

 

1* Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Supreme Court is performing its role?

9%  Strongly Approve

50%  Somewhat Approve

31%  Somewhat Disapprove

9%  Strongly Disapprove

 

2* Generally speaking, is the Supreme Court today too liberal, too conservative, or about right?

28%  Too Liberal

32%  Too Conservative

39%  About Right

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 22-23, 2018

 1* Is it possible for an ethical person to be a successful politician?

67%  Yes

12%  No

21%  I Don’t Know

2* Is Donald Trump a Good Role Model for Young Americans?

29%  Yes

71%  No

3* Are most members of Congress good role models for young Americans?

26%  Yes

74%  No

4* Is Donald Trump more ethical than most politicians, less ethical than most politicians, or about as ethical as most politicians?

20% More ethical than most politicians

51%  Less ethical than most politicians

29%  About as ethical than most politicians

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 15-16, 2018

 

1* How would you rate the U.S. economy today?

12%  Excellent

38%  Good

34%  Fair

14%  Poor

2%  Not Sure

 

2* Is the economy getting better or worse?

36%  Better

25%   Worse

34%  About the Same

4%  Not Sure

 

Okay, how would you rate you own personal finances these days?

11%  Excellent

41%  Good

31%  Fair

16%  Poor

1%  Not Sure

 

Are your personal finances getting better or worse?

33%  Better

19%   Worse

47%  About the Same

2%  Not Sure

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 8-9, 2018

 

1* Do you believe that the Russian government attempted to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election?

58% Yes

17% No

25% Not Sure

 

2a* [SPLIT SAMPLE, asked of half those who believed the Russian government attempted to interfere] Did the Russian government attempt to help Hillary Clinton win the 2016 presidential election?

16% Yes

84% No

 

2b* [SPLIT SAMPLE, asked of half those who believed the Russian government attempted to interfere] Did the Russian government attempt to help Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election?

80% Yes

20% No

 

3* [ASKED OF THOSE WHO BELIEVED THERE WAS INTERFERENCE] Would Hillary Clinton have won the 2016 presidential election if there had been no Russian interference, or would she have lost regardless of Russian interference? [HALF WERE ASKED Would Hillary Clinton have lost the 2016 presidential election regardless of Russian interference, or would she have won if there had been no Russian interference?]

33%     Would have won without Russian Interference

25%     Russians Interfered, But Clinton Still Would have lost without Interference

17%     There Was No Russian Interference

25%     Not Sure If There Was Russian Interference

 

4* Do you believe that the Russian government attempted to interfere with other U.S. presidential elections before 2016?

54%     Yes

46%     No

 

5* Over the past several decades, how often has the Russian government attempted to interfere with other U.S. presidential elections?

5%     Every election

18%     Most elections

11%     Just a Few Elections

3%     Rarely

19%     Not Sure How Many Elections

46%     Russians Did Not Try to Interfere Before 2016

 

6* Do countries other than Russia try to interfere with U.S. presidential elections?

46%  Yes

54%  No

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National Opinion Survey of 1,715 “Likely” Voters

Conducted September 4,-7, 2018

If the election for Congress were held today, would you vote for the Republican from your District or the Democrat from your District?

39%     Republican

49%     Democrat

4%     Other

7%     Not Sure

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National Opinion Survey of 2,785 “Likely” Voters

Conducted September 9-14, 2018

 Do you approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing as President of the United States?

28%     Strongly Approve

18%     Somewhat Approve

9%     Somewhat Disapprove

45%     Strongly Disapprove

 

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 9-10, 2018

 

1* Overall, is Congress too liberal, too conservative, or does it pretty accurately reflect the nation’s political views?

34%     Too liberal

39%     Too conservative

27%     Pretty accurately reflects the nation’s political views

 

2* Is your representative in Congress more conservative than you are or more liberal than you are?

16%     Much More Conservative

13%     Somewhat More Conservative

16%     Somewhat More Liberal

11%     Much More Liberal

15%     Similar

19%     Don’t Know Enough About My Representative’s Views

10%     Not Sure

 

3* Is your representative in Congress the best possible person for the job?

41%     Yes

59%     No

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National Opinion Survey of 3,000 Registered Voters

Conducted September 4-7, 2018

 

1* [Asked of 985 Registered Voters] How often do you trust the federal government in Washington to do the right thing?

5%   All of the time

13% Most of the time

37% Some of the time

34% Rarely

10% Never

2* [Asked of 1,002 Registered Voters] Do you think the country is generally on the right track or is it off on the wrong track?

44% Right track

56% Wrong track

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 26-27, 2018

 

  1. How would you rate your own health today?

17% Excellent

57% Good

22% Fair

4% Poor

 

  1. How would you rate the US health care system?

5% Excellent

25% Good

42% Fair

28% Poor

 

  1. On a more personal level, how would you rate the medical care you receive?

25% Excellent

46% Good

21% Fair

8% Poor

 

  1. How do you receive insurance coverage?

44% Through My Employer

24% Medicare

11% Medicaid

8% I Don’t Have Insurance

4% I Buy My Own Insurance Through One of the Exchanges

3% I Buy My Own Insurance But Not Through One of the Exchanges

3% Other

3% Not Sure

 

  1. How would you rate the insurance coverage you receive?

24% Excellent

44% Good

22% Fair

10% Poor

 

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Toplines–August 15-16, 2018

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National Opinion Survey of 1,000 Registered Voters

Conducted August 15-16, 2018

 

In the next few years, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider a number of important issues. Which of the following is most important to you?

22%  Health Care

17%  Immigration

12%  Gun Control

7%  Abortion

7%  Income Inequality

6%  Civil Rights/Race Relations

5%  Powers of the President/Executive Branch

4%  Environmental Issues

3%  Religious Liberty

3%  Privacy

3%   Gay Rights/LGBTQ Issues

2%  Anti-Trust/Monopolies/Consumer Protection

2%  Voting Rights

2%  Other

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