Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #19725
 
1What should happen to surveillance cameras that were installed in downtown Tampa for the Republican National Convention? Should they be taken down? Kept in place to monitor the downtown area? Or moved to other parts of the city?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Taken Down29%36%23%44%27%18%16%39%17%28%30%32%**19%32%39%20%34%43%
Kept In Place37%33%40%30%37%47%36%32%42%40%28%37%**47%35%26%46%31%29%
Moved32%30%34%26%32%33%42%28%37%30%41%27%**32%29%35%31%34%23%
Not Sure2%1%4%0%3%2%7%1%4%2%2%4%**3%4%0%3%1%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%38%15%25%22%53%47%63%21%15%2%35%33%30%34%43%16%
 
 
2Do surveillance cameras make the city more safe? Less safe? Or do they have no effect?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.1%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
More Safe69%61%76%58%78%75%76%63%76%69%75%62%**81%66%56%77%62%61%
Less Safe5%6%4%7%2%4%5%6%4%3%9%11%**4%7%5%6%6%3%
No Effect20%24%17%29%17%15%12%26%14%22%13%24%**14%22%28%14%24%31%
Not Sure5%8%3%6%3%5%7%5%6%7%3%3%**1%5%10%3%7%6%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%38%15%25%22%53%47%63%21%15%2%35%33%30%34%43%16%
 
 
3Do you consider these cameras a good use of police technology? Or an invasion of your privacy?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.1%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Good Use69%62%75%58%73%75%80%62%77%69%72%70%**81%65%58%81%62%53%
Invasion Of Privacy28%36%22%42%27%22%13%38%18%29%25%28%**17%32%40%17%35%45%
Not Sure2%2%2%0%0%4%6%0%5%2%3%2%**2%3%2%1%3%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%38%15%25%22%53%47%63%21%15%2%35%33%30%34%43%16%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.