Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #14909
 
1What should happen to gay couples who were legally married in California before the law changed? Should their marriage remain legal? Should their marriage be immediately annulled? Or, do you not know enough to say?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
Remain Legal59%58%59%55%64%55%59%53%54%69%44%70%58%30%70%73%53%58%60%63%
Immediately Annulled34%39%30%39%29%34%34%42%37%24%48%23%37%62%23%23%38%35%32%31%
Do Not Know Enough6%2%11%5%6%8%6%4%9%2%7%6%3%6%6%4%7%7%7%3%
Not Sure1%1%1%1%0%3%1%1%0%6%2%0%2%2%1%1%2%1%1%3%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%35%40%25%51%6%28%15%31%45%23%29%41%23%15%46%19%20%
 
 
2Will the recent rallies held by "No on Prop 8" protesters ultimately help their cause? Hurt their cause? Or will it not make a difference one way or the other?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
Help28%31%26%29%30%24%28%31%28%30%15%37%30%14%32%45%16%32%24%33%
Hurt28%27%28%22%28%35%33%25%21%25%45%18%25%50%22%15%39%24%24%31%
No Difference37%38%36%45%33%34%33%43%45%37%34%38%38%34%40%33%38%39%39%32%
Not Sure6%4%9%4%9%7%6%1%7%8%6%6%6%2%6%6%6%5%14%3%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%35%40%25%51%6%28%15%31%45%23%29%41%23%15%46%19%20%
 
 
3Did you vote for Proposition 8? Did you vote against Proposition 8? Or did you not vote?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
For40%42%37%38%37%45%43%38%38%31%61%29%30%64%37%24%47%38%48%29%
Against46%45%47%43%50%44%42%57%49%52%30%59%44%29%46%63%37%50%38%52%
Did Not Vote12%10%14%15%12%8%11%2%12%17%8%9%22%6%15%9%12%11%13%12%
Not Sure3%2%3%4%2%3%4%3%1%0%1%3%3%1%2%4%3%1%1%7%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%35%40%25%51%6%28%15%31%45%23%29%41%23%15%46%19%20%
 
 
4Have the protesters changed your opinion on Prop 8?
198 Who Voted For Prop 8AllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.3%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalCentral Greater Inland EBay Area
Yes8%8%9%9%7%9%5%13%5%29%5%12%13%4%15%6%6%11%4%10%
No90%92%88%91%90%89%94%87%91%67%95%87%79%94%85%87%94%88%91%88%
Not Sure2%1%3%0%3%2%1%0%3%4%0%1%8%2%0%7%0%1%5%3%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Voted For Prop 8100%53%47%34%37%29%56%6%27%11%48%33%17%46%38%13%18%44%23%15%