Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #24591
 
Disproportionately Democratic California Gives President Trump Comparatively High Marks on 2019 State of Union Speech:

SurveyUSA interviewed 975 state of California adults the day after President Donald Trump's State of the Union address. Of the 975, 63% (618) watched the speech live or heard coverage of the speech afterwards. Only those who watched the speech or heard coverage were asked the substantive questions of the survey.

On a scale of 1 to 10 speech-watchers were asked ...

Was the speech coherent or incoherent, where a score higher than 5.0 would mean coherent. Answer: 6.0, ranging from 8.1 among Republicans to 4.8 among Democrats.

Was the speech uplifting or dispiriting, where a score higher than 5.0 would mean uplifting. Answer: 5.3, ranging from 7.6 among Republicans to 3.8 among Democrats.

Did the President go out of his way to unify Americans, or go out of his way to divide Americans, where a score higher than 5.0 would mean unify. Answer: 5.3, ranging from 5.7 among whites, to 5.1 among Latinos, to 3.8 among blacks.

Does the President's vision for the future of America include people like you, where a score higher than 5.0 would mean Yes. Answer: 4.9, ranging from 5.3 among whites, to 4.9 among Latinos, to 3.6 among blacks.

35% of speech watchers expect the federal government to shut down on 02/15/19; 29% expect the federal government to stay open. 36% are not sure.

45% of speech watchers say that during the remaining 2 years of President Trump's first term, the world will move toward war and de-stability, compared to 24% who say that the world will move toward peace and prosperity over the next 2 years.

About: This research was conducted online 02/06/19, the day after the 02/05/19 State of the Union speech.
 
1Did you watch or hear news coverage of President Trump's State of the Union address last night?
975 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSpeechParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeActive MilitaryVeteranUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.2 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Watched Saw CoveRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KYesNoYesNoUrbanSuburbanRuralCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
Watched / Heard Live40%47%34%34%37%46%48%36%47%43%44%39%37%100%0%52%45%33%48%43%45%38%39%42%30%50%41%49%40%49%39%39%45%25%40%44%39%36%
Watched / Heard Afterwards23%22%24%26%20%24%20%24%22%24%21%21%25%0%100%23%22%31%21%29%21%17%24%25%23%20%26%28%23%22%24%27%21%19%19%26%24%22%
Did Not Watch Or Hear33%28%38%31%41%30%31%35%30%30%32%37%33%0%0%24%31%34%29%26%33%38%36%28%44%28%29%19%34%26%35%32%32%47%38%27%36%37%
Not Sure3%2%4%9%1%0%1%5%0%3%2%3%5%0%0%1%2%2%2%2%1%6%1%4%4%2%4%4%3%4%3%3%2%10%3%4%1%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%33%26%25%17%59%41%38%6%39%17%40%23%24%41%23%23%39%24%21%39%40%34%34%32%7%91%20%79%37%52%11%21%36%27%17%
 
2On a scale of 1 to 10, where 10 means the speech was coherent, and 1 means the speech was incoherent, what number would you give the speech?
618 Who Watched Speech or CoverageAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSpeechParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeActive MilitaryVeteranUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Watched Saw CoveRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KYesNoYesNoUrbanSuburbanRuralCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
18%7%9%13%7%6%3%11%5%6%13%11%4%7%9%1%14%4%4%6%15%14%6%7%13%6%6%5%8%8%8%8%8%13%10%8%9%5%
26%4%8%8%8%3%5%8%4%8%8%2%8%5%8%1%8%4%1%5%11%6%7%5%7%6%5%4%6%5%6%10%4%4%5%8%3%8%
38%10%6%8%6%9%10%7%9%9%16%4%13%6%11%1%11%12%1%7%15%9%6%10%13%6%6%7%8%9%8%12%5%8%5%9%4%16%
412%9%15%13%10%15%6%12%11%7%16%16%12%11%12%4%19%9%7%15%12%15%12%10%13%13%9%29%10%16%10%10%13%10%7%11%15%13%
512%12%13%15%15%11%5%15%9%9%25%12%15%9%18%10%11%17%7%15%9%13%11%13%14%10%14%5%13%12%12%14%12%7%9%14%12%12%
67%9%6%8%10%5%6%9%5%8%2%7%9%7%8%4%6%12%2%8%8%5%7%9%9%7%6%1%8%2%9%8%8%1%4%9%7%8%
711%14%7%12%11%8%14%11%10%9%2%15%8%11%10%14%11%8%8%12%14%7%12%11%5%14%12%14%10%7%12%10%12%12%8%11%14%8%
810%9%11%9%8%12%12%9%12%13%9%6%13%11%9%14%8%9%13%11%7%2%10%13%7%5%19%9%10%8%11%9%11%7%12%10%10%8%
98%10%6%7%8%8%11%7%9%10%5%7%7%9%6%10%4%13%11%10%4%8%8%9%4%12%7%5%8%5%9%5%10%13%7%8%8%10%
1018%17%19%6%17%25%28%11%26%21%4%19%11%23%8%42%6%12%47%9%6%21%21%13%14%22%16%19%18%27%15%14%19%27%33%12%18%11%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Watched Speech or Coverage100%54%46%31%23%27%18%55%45%41%6%36%17%64%36%28%44%23%25%44%25%18%39%43%28%38%34%8%91%22%78%38%54%8%19%39%27%15%
Averages6.06.25.85.16.06.57.05.56.76.44.56.05.76.55.38.14.86.08.15.84.75.66.36.05.26.46.36.06.06.26.05.56.36.56.85.76.25.6
 
3On a scale of 1 to 10, where 10 means the speech was uplifting and 1 means the speech was dispiriting, what number would you give the speech?
618 Who Watched Speech or CoverageAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSpeechParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeActive MilitaryVeteranUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Watched Saw CoveRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KYesNoYesNoUrbanSuburbanRuralCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
117%13%22%20%15%16%15%18%16%16%16%21%11%16%18%4%28%11%7%14%32%18%14%20%22%15%15%16%17%19%17%18%16%21%17%18%18%14%
27%7%6%10%7%5%2%9%4%8%16%5%5%6%8%3%11%3%4%4%14%8%8%5%10%7%4%5%7%3%8%10%5%2%5%9%4%6%
312%12%12%11%9%15%14%10%15%10%17%11%19%11%14%2%15%19%6%14%15%13%12%12%18%10%10%21%11%17%11%11%13%13%10%9%12%23%
48%9%7%7%13%5%7%10%6%5%15%10%9%8%8%2%12%8%2%13%6%12%7%7%11%7%7%6%8%7%8%10%7%10%8%10%7%5%
512%10%14%20%11%8%5%16%7%11%14%8%21%9%17%12%11%14%6%15%10%7%10%15%11%11%14%7%12%7%13%11%13%5%6%16%8%16%
66%8%4%8%8%4%5%8%4%6%8%7%4%8%4%6%6%8%4%7%8%8%4%8%4%8%7%11%6%5%6%6%7%5%6%6%8%5%
78%10%4%6%11%8%5%8%7%9%2%9%4%7%9%12%5%8%5%11%4%4%9%8%6%5%12%1%8%4%9%10%7%1%2%8%12%7%
89%10%8%7%7%14%8%7%11%10%0%9%9%9%9%16%5%7%14%9%5%3%12%9%4%11%11%11%9%11%8%8%10%1%10%7%9%11%
98%8%7%6%5%6%18%6%11%11%3%6%7%8%8%10%5%12%13%7%4%7%10%7%4%10%9%11%8%8%8%5%8%20%9%7%10%6%
1014%13%15%6%14%18%20%9%19%15%9%14%11%19%5%35%3%10%39%7%2%20%16%9%11%17%13%11%14%19%12%11%15%21%28%11%11%8%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Watched Speech or Coverage100%54%46%31%23%27%18%55%45%41%6%36%17%64%36%28%44%23%25%44%25%18%39%43%28%38%34%8%91%22%78%38%54%8%19%39%27%15%
Averages5.35.55.04.65.35.66.14.95.85.64.15.25.25.64.77.63.85.57.55.13.55.25.75.04.35.75.65.25.35.55.24.95.55.76.05.05.44.9
 
4On a scale of 1 to 10, where 10 means the President went out of his way to unify Americans, and 1 means the President went out of his way to divide Americans, what number would you give the speech?
618 Who Watched Speech or CoverageAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSpeechParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeActive MilitaryVeteranUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Watched Saw CoveRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KYesNoYesNoUrbanSuburbanRuralCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
119%15%25%24%18%21%11%21%17%17%26%24%13%18%21%5%30%13%9%15%35%24%18%19%26%17%17%28%19%21%19%22%17%20%19%20%19%18%
27%8%6%8%8%6%4%8%5%5%8%8%8%6%7%1%9%8%1%7%13%6%5%8%10%7%3%8%6%9%6%7%6%11%8%7%5%8%
39%8%10%14%6%8%8%10%8%7%18%9%11%9%9%3%16%6%3%9%16%10%11%7%11%9%8%10%9%8%10%13%6%8%5%15%5%8%
49%9%8%9%12%6%9%10%7%7%12%8%13%7%12%6%9%12%4%13%7%11%6%10%11%8%9%6%9%10%9%7%10%9%5%9%12%8%
511%12%10%12%16%8%10%13%9%12%18%9%12%9%15%8%12%13%9%12%12%12%10%13%9%11%13%14%11%8%12%10%14%2%9%12%11%14%
66%6%7%6%4%8%8%5%8%6%2%6%10%5%9%4%6%12%3%10%4%3%4%11%8%5%7%2%7%2%8%9%6%0%4%5%6%14%
77%8%5%8%9%6%4%8%5%11%2%5%2%7%7%12%4%7%8%9%2%5%7%8%5%7%8%1%7%6%7%7%7%5%5%7%9%4%
87%9%6%7%10%8%4%8%7%9%5%5%11%8%7%14%3%8%13%7%4%6%7%8%6%7%10%5%8%6%8%8%8%3%10%8%2%11%
97%9%5%6%5%8%11%5%9%7%5%7%8%8%5%12%4%6%7%10%3%2%11%6%3%8%9%8%7%7%7%5%8%10%4%5%11%9%
1017%16%18%7%13%22%31%10%26%18%4%20%12%22%8%36%7%14%44%10%5%22%21%11%12%21%17%19%17%23%15%12%19%32%31%12%19%6%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Watched Speech or Coverage100%54%46%31%23%27%18%55%45%41%6%36%17%64%36%28%44%23%25%44%25%18%39%43%28%38%34%8%91%22%78%38%54%8%19%39%27%15%
Averages5.35.55.04.45.25.66.54.76.05.73.85.15.35.74.77.73.85.47.55.23.45.05.75.14.45.65.74.95.45.45.34.85.65.86.04.85.65.1
 
5On a scale of 1 to 10, where 10 means you completely agree with President Trump's vision for the future and 1 means you completely disagree with President Trump's vision for the future, what number would you give the speech?
618 Who Watched Speech or CoverageAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSpeechParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeActive MilitaryVeteranUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Watched Saw CoveRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KYesNoYesNoUrbanSuburbanRuralCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
127%21%33%32%25%27%20%29%24%24%35%32%20%24%32%3%47%15%6%23%53%37%26%24%40%26%18%41%26%31%26%30%23%34%20%30%27%28%
27%9%5%7%6%6%12%6%8%7%9%4%16%6%10%2%8%12%2%8%12%1%4%12%7%3%12%4%8%8%7%11%5%4%4%7%5%16%
39%9%10%13%10%5%10%12%7%7%18%11%10%9%11%2%11%17%3%11%13%9%10%9%6%10%11%9%10%8%10%9%11%3%13%8%10%7%
47%6%9%6%8%8%8%7%8%7%6%6%11%7%7%3%10%7%6%12%1%7%8%6%11%7%4%2%8%7%7%5%10%2%2%9%7%9%
57%7%6%12%7%4%2%10%4%7%13%5%10%7%7%7%7%7%6%9%3%6%4%10%5%7%8%3%7%3%8%5%9%2%4%12%4%3%
65%6%5%7%9%3%1%8%2%6%5%6%3%5%5%5%3%7%3%6%4%4%4%7%5%5%6%0%6%1%6%5%6%3%3%5%6%6%
75%6%4%7%3%3%7%6%4%8%2%4%2%6%3%10%2%5%3%8%2%2%7%5%2%5%7%7%5%3%6%5%5%6%3%5%6%8%
89%9%9%6%8%12%10%7%11%10%5%10%5%7%12%14%4%12%11%10%5%10%8%10%11%8%9%5%9%10%9%11%7%12%13%8%9%7%
96%9%3%4%9%8%3%6%6%9%3%4%6%7%5%13%1%8%13%6%2%6%6%7%2%7%9%5%6%5%7%4%8%3%7%5%5%11%
1017%17%16%6%14%24%28%9%26%17%6%19%15%22%8%40%7%9%47%8%5%18%23%11%10%23%16%25%16%24%15%15%16%30%31%12%20%6%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Watched Speech or Coverage100%54%46%31%23%27%18%55%45%41%6%36%17%64%36%28%44%23%25%44%25%18%39%43%28%38%34%8%91%22%78%38%54%8%19%39%27%15%
Averages4.95.34.64.05.05.55.54.55.55.33.64.94.65.44.28.03.14.97.94.62.84.75.34.74.05.45.24.85.05.14.94.75.15.56.14.55.14.4
 
6On a scale of 1 to 10, where 10 means that the President's vision for the future of America includes people like you, and 1 means the President's vision for the future of American does NOT include people like you, what number would you give the speech?
618 Who Watched Speech or CoverageAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSpeechParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeActive MilitaryVeteranUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Watched Saw CoveRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KYesNoYesNoUrbanSuburbanRuralCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
125%20%31%28%21%27%23%25%25%20%37%33%18%24%27%2%42%19%8%23%42%39%22%22%37%25%15%30%25%31%24%27%22%37%23%26%28%22%
27%8%5%8%5%4%10%7%7%6%9%5%11%4%11%2%8%11%2%6%15%3%6%10%8%5%8%10%7%7%7%11%5%1%2%11%2%11%
310%10%10%12%14%6%10%12%7%7%17%13%11%11%8%3%16%9%3%11%15%10%11%10%10%10%11%9%10%8%11%8%12%8%7%8%14%14%
45%5%5%6%4%6%3%5%5%5%5%3%10%3%8%3%5%7%4%6%4%2%5%7%4%4%7%8%5%4%5%7%5%0%3%6%3%10%
57%6%8%10%8%5%4%9%4%7%8%5%12%6%9%4%9%7%3%9%6%4%8%7%7%7%8%3%7%3%8%6%8%1%7%10%3%6%
66%6%7%9%10%4%2%9%3%7%6%3%11%5%8%6%4%10%2%8%6%3%5%9%6%4%10%4%7%5%7%4%8%6%4%7%7%5%
77%8%6%8%5%9%6%7%8%9%2%7%3%7%7%13%5%5%5%10%4%4%9%7%6%6%9%2%8%4%8%9%6%5%7%5%12%5%
87%9%6%5%6%7%13%6%9%10%6%7%3%6%10%9%2%15%11%8%3%9%6%8%8%8%7%6%8%7%8%6%8%14%11%7%7%5%
98%10%5%4%11%11%5%7%9%9%3%6%10%9%5%13%4%8%9%9%5%5%7%10%4%11%7%11%7%10%7%7%9%4%5%7%10%11%
1017%17%17%10%16%21%25%13%23%21%7%18%12%22%8%45%4%10%52%8%1%22%22%11%11%21%18%19%17%23%16%16%17%23%32%15%14%10%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Watched Speech or Coverage100%54%46%31%23%27%18%55%45%41%6%36%17%64%36%28%44%23%25%44%25%18%39%43%28%38%34%8%91%22%78%38%54%8%19%39%27%15%
Averages5.15.54.84.45.35.65.54.85.55.83.64.84.95.54.58.23.35.17.94.93.04.85.45.04.25.55.64.95.25.25.14.95.35.26.24.85.14.6
 
7Did the President spend too much time talking about immigration on the Mexican border? Not enough time talking about immigration on the Mexican border? Or did he spend just the right amount of time?
618 Who Watched Speech or CoverageAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSpeechParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeActive MilitaryVeteranUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Watched Saw CoveRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KYesNoYesNoUrbanSuburbanRuralCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
Too Much Time48%47%50%51%52%44%45%52%44%43%56%50%55%47%50%14%71%47%14%53%76%43%46%53%56%40%51%44%49%42%50%51%47%46%33%54%44%60%
Not Enough9%11%6%13%9%5%6%11%5%11%15%7%5%10%6%11%9%5%9%7%9%13%9%7%9%10%7%12%8%12%8%8%9%7%11%8%10%5%
Right Amount35%37%32%26%32%45%40%29%43%39%24%34%31%37%31%71%13%36%71%31%8%33%39%32%26%42%34%36%35%38%34%34%35%42%51%28%36%31%
Not Sure8%4%12%10%7%7%9%8%8%7%5%9%9%5%13%4%8%13%6%9%7%11%7%8%10%7%7%8%8%8%8%7%9%5%5%9%10%5%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Watched Speech or Coverage100%54%46%31%23%27%18%55%45%41%6%36%17%64%36%28%44%23%25%44%25%18%39%43%28%38%34%8%91%22%78%38%54%8%19%39%27%15%
 
8Based on what you heard the President say, will the United States government stay open on February 15, 2019? Or shut down on February 15th?
618 Who Watched Speech or CoverageAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSpeechParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeActive MilitaryVeteranUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Watched Saw CoveRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KYesNoYesNoUrbanSuburbanRuralCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
Stay Open29%33%24%36%30%22%26%33%23%27%35%33%23%30%28%44%19%30%39%29%18%25%34%26%27%31%29%35%28%26%30%36%23%34%41%31%20%26%
Shut Down35%40%29%30%36%41%33%32%38%30%39%39%35%36%32%23%45%33%23%32%54%39%30%37%41%33%32%45%34%36%34%36%34%33%26%33%43%38%
Not Sure36%27%47%35%34%38%41%34%39%43%26%28%42%34%40%33%36%37%38%39%29%35%35%38%33%37%39%20%38%37%36%28%43%33%34%37%38%37%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Watched Speech or Coverage100%54%46%31%23%27%18%55%45%41%6%36%17%64%36%28%44%23%25%44%25%18%39%43%28%38%34%8%91%22%78%38%54%8%19%39%27%15%
 
9Based on what you heard the President say, will President Trump declare an emergency that will allow him to use money from other parts of the federal budget to build a wall on the Mexican border?
618 Who Watched Speech or CoverageAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSpeechParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeActive MilitaryVeteranUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Watched Saw CoveRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KYesNoYesNoUrbanSuburbanRuralCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
Yes45%48%42%50%50%41%37%50%39%44%52%43%51%47%42%46%48%41%34%52%47%51%43%45%45%37%54%55%44%42%46%46%45%43%38%50%44%43%
No16%20%10%14%16%23%7%15%16%16%22%18%9%15%16%13%15%19%11%19%13%17%19%12%16%17%13%8%16%13%16%16%15%18%14%13%19%19%
Not Sure39%32%48%36%34%37%57%35%45%41%26%39%40%38%42%41%37%40%55%29%41%33%38%43%39%45%33%37%39%45%38%38%40%39%48%37%37%38%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Watched Speech or Coverage100%54%46%31%23%27%18%55%45%41%6%36%17%64%36%28%44%23%25%44%25%18%39%43%28%38%34%8%91%22%78%38%54%8%19%39%27%15%
 
10Based on what you heard the President say, will relations with our European allies get better? Worse? Or stay the same?
618 Who Watched Speech or CoverageAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSpeechParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeActive MilitaryVeteranUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Watched Saw CoveRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KYesNoYesNoUrbanSuburbanRuralCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
Get Better34%35%33%31%41%28%39%35%32%35%23%37%29%36%31%60%21%28%61%29%17%34%39%29%28%38%34%42%33%32%34%32%33%44%46%32%30%28%
Get Worse30%33%27%31%26%30%35%29%32%30%47%25%35%32%27%6%45%33%9%30%55%30%21%38%33%30%29%24%31%36%29%32%29%28%22%30%30%41%
Stay The Same21%24%18%17%21%26%21%19%24%21%14%24%19%20%23%22%19%26%18%26%17%12%26%20%20%20%24%20%21%18%22%19%25%9%18%21%26%19%
Not Sure15%9%22%20%12%17%5%17%12%14%16%15%16%12%19%13%15%13%11%16%11%24%13%12%19%12%14%14%15%14%15%17%12%19%14%17%14%12%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Watched Speech or Coverage100%54%46%31%23%27%18%55%45%41%6%36%17%64%36%28%44%23%25%44%25%18%39%43%28%38%34%8%91%22%78%38%54%8%19%39%27%15%
 
11Based on what you heard the President say, will relations with Russia get better? Worse? Or stay the same?
618 Who Watched Speech or CoverageAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSpeechParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeActive MilitaryVeteranUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Watched Saw CoveRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KYesNoYesNoUrbanSuburbanRuralCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
Get Better22%22%21%28%24%12%22%26%16%25%16%19%22%24%18%41%16%12%41%16%17%21%24%20%23%21%21%22%21%18%23%28%17%26%32%20%17%20%
Get Worse27%30%23%33%20%36%10%28%26%25%35%29%24%26%27%17%34%23%13%28%36%28%26%26%26%28%25%25%27%26%27%27%27%26%22%30%28%23%
Stay The Same30%34%24%20%32%30%42%25%35%28%34%29%33%30%30%24%25%42%32%31%25%21%30%32%34%30%25%25%30%35%28%23%35%23%28%27%34%31%
Not Sure22%14%31%19%24%22%26%21%24%22%16%24%21%21%25%18%25%22%14%26%22%30%19%22%17%20%29%27%21%21%22%23%21%26%18%23%21%27%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Watched Speech or Coverage100%54%46%31%23%27%18%55%45%41%6%36%17%64%36%28%44%23%25%44%25%18%39%43%28%38%34%8%91%22%78%38%54%8%19%39%27%15%
 
12The President said that if Hillary Clinton had been elected President in 2016, the United States would be at war with North Korea right now. Do you agree? Or disagree?
618 Who Watched Speech or CoverageAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSpeechParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeActive MilitaryVeteranUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Watched Saw CoveRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KYesNoYesNoUrbanSuburbanRuralCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
Agree31%33%29%37%25%32%26%32%30%34%21%33%21%34%26%66%14%24%59%24%14%39%32%26%34%31%28%39%30%37%29%33%28%39%44%27%29%28%
Disagree56%53%58%53%62%56%53%57%54%53%67%53%63%54%59%23%76%57%23%60%82%45%56%60%55%51%62%50%56%46%58%60%55%36%35%63%55%64%
Not Sure13%14%13%10%13%12%21%12%16%12%12%14%16%13%15%11%10%19%18%15%4%16%12%14%11%18%10%11%14%17%12%7%16%26%21%10%16%8%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Watched Speech or Coverage100%54%46%31%23%27%18%55%45%41%6%36%17%64%36%28%44%23%25%44%25%18%39%43%28%38%34%8%91%22%78%38%54%8%19%39%27%15%
 
13The President began his speech before Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi had a chance to introduce him. Did the President do this accidentally? Or deliberately?
618 Who Watched Speech or CoverageAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSpeechParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeActive MilitaryVeteranUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Watched Saw CoveRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KYesNoYesNoUrbanSuburbanRuralCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
Accidentally10%12%7%13%13%7%2%13%5%15%9%3%13%11%8%16%5%11%15%8%8%6%10%11%12%6%12%12%9%8%10%12%8%16%14%9%6%13%
Deliberately70%66%74%72%67%69%69%70%69%61%70%77%75%65%78%58%78%68%50%77%75%64%73%68%75%66%69%62%70%64%71%76%66%67%67%73%63%76%
Not Sure21%22%19%14%20%24%29%17%26%24%21%20%12%24%14%26%18%20%35%15%18%29%17%20%13%27%19%27%20%28%19%13%27%18%19%18%31%11%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Watched Speech or Coverage100%54%46%31%23%27%18%55%45%41%6%36%17%64%36%28%44%23%25%44%25%18%39%43%28%38%34%8%91%22%78%38%54%8%19%39%27%15%
 
14The one time President Trump acknowledged Nancy Pelosi, he called her Nancy, as opposed to Madam Speaker. Was this a sign of friendship? Or a sign of disrespect?
618 Who Watched Speech or CoverageAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSpeechParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeActive MilitaryVeteranUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.2 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Watched Saw CoveRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KYesNoYesNoUrbanSuburbanRuralCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
Friendship17%22%12%13%18%24%13%15%20%19%17%18%14%20%13%34%9%17%35%15%7%19%17%17%19%17%17%31%16%21%17%18%16%27%20%18%15%18%
Disrespect63%58%70%66%63%57%69%65%62%59%68%69%62%62%66%39%79%64%38%65%87%55%65%66%69%62%61%61%64%59%65%66%62%59%57%65%66%65%
Not Sure19%20%18%21%18%18%18%20%18%22%16%13%24%18%20%28%12%19%28%19%7%25%18%17%13%21%22%8%20%20%19%16%22%14%23%18%19%17%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Watched Speech or Coverage100%54%46%31%23%27%18%55%45%41%6%36%17%64%36%28%44%23%25%44%25%18%39%43%28%38%34%8%91%22%78%38%54%8%19%39%27%15%
 
15Over the remaining two years of Donald Trump's first term in office, do you see the money your family has available to spend growing? Shrinking? Or staying the same?
618 Who Watched Speech or CoverageAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSpeechParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeActive MilitaryVeteranUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Watched Saw CoveRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KYesNoYesNoUrbanSuburbanRuralCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
Growing26%29%23%25%26%26%26%26%26%28%24%26%22%29%21%56%9%26%58%19%7%29%27%23%20%30%26%41%25%32%24%27%23%37%41%22%23%21%
Shrinking37%34%39%41%38%38%26%40%33%30%50%41%39%33%43%12%51%37%12%38%54%41%39%33%54%32%27%34%37%26%40%37%37%34%25%40%33%48%
Staying The Same33%35%30%31%33%30%40%32%34%39%25%29%29%33%33%31%34%34%26%37%36%25%30%38%23%30%44%25%33%33%33%33%34%21%32%32%39%26%
Not Sure5%2%7%4%2%6%8%3%7%4%2%4%9%5%3%2%6%4%4%5%3%5%4%5%3%7%3%0%5%8%4%3%5%9%2%6%5%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Watched Speech or Coverage100%54%46%31%23%27%18%55%45%41%6%36%17%64%36%28%44%23%25%44%25%18%39%43%28%38%34%8%91%22%78%38%54%8%19%39%27%15%
 
16Over the remaining 2 years of Donald Trump's first term in office, do you see the world moving toward peace and prosperity? Moving toward war and de-stability? Or staying pretty much as it is now?
618 Who Watched Speech or CoverageAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSpeechParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeActive MilitaryVeteranUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Watched Saw CoveRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KYesNoYesNoUrbanSuburbanRuralCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
Moving Toward Peace / Prosperity24%27%20%19%22%28%27%20%28%27%15%24%20%28%16%59%8%15%56%16%6%28%25%21%16%29%25%35%23%30%22%27%21%26%37%22%19%21%
Moving Toward War / De-stability45%41%49%50%48%45%31%49%40%39%65%43%54%41%51%10%64%50%14%45%77%43%41%48%55%40%42%35%46%41%46%48%42%45%30%47%44%59%
Staying As It Is Now26%27%24%27%24%21%33%26%26%30%14%24%23%24%28%28%21%28%26%33%12%18%30%25%22%24%31%21%26%20%27%21%30%19%31%26%28%16%
Not Sure6%5%6%5%6%5%9%5%7%4%6%9%3%7%4%2%7%7%4%6%5%11%4%5%7%8%2%9%5%9%5%4%7%10%2%6%9%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Watched Speech or Coverage100%54%46%31%23%27%18%55%45%41%6%36%17%64%36%28%44%23%25%44%25%18%39%43%28%38%34%8%91%22%78%38%54%8%19%39%27%15%
 
17Just your best guess: Will President Trump serve less than one full term in office? Serve one full term in office? Serve more than one but less than two full terms in office? Or serve 2 full terms in office?
618 Who Watched Speech or CoverageAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSpeechParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationIncomeActive MilitaryVeteranUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / Watched Saw CoveRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KYesNoYesNoUrbanSuburbanRuralCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
Less Than One Full Term19%19%20%22%20%21%13%21%17%15%25%24%19%21%17%2%30%20%12%19%27%33%13%19%25%17%18%18%20%21%19%22%18%17%12%24%21%13%
One Full Term44%42%47%49%43%40%42%47%41%45%50%35%57%41%50%31%51%44%22%50%56%26%43%53%42%39%51%46%44%36%46%46%44%31%33%44%41%63%
More Than One But Less Than Two5%6%4%7%5%3%4%6%4%6%6%5%2%5%4%4%7%4%5%6%2%8%7%2%6%6%2%6%5%6%5%4%5%10%8%3%7%3%
Two Full Terms25%28%22%16%22%30%39%19%34%28%16%29%16%28%22%60%6%24%59%18%7%29%31%19%18%30%26%27%25%31%24%22%27%36%42%22%23%18%
Not Sure6%5%7%6%10%6%3%8%4%6%3%7%5%6%7%3%6%9%2%6%9%4%6%7%9%7%3%4%7%6%6%6%7%5%4%7%9%3%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Watched Speech or Coverage100%54%46%31%23%27%18%55%45%41%6%36%17%64%36%28%44%23%25%44%25%18%39%43%28%38%34%8%91%22%78%38%54%8%19%39%27%15%