Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #19213
 
1President Obama says that same-sex couples should be able to get married. Do you agree with the president? Or disagree?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNortheasSoutheasWestern
Agree42%37%47%53%38%37%37%46%37%44%38%42%**25%67%38%16%47%79%49%40%25%
Disagree55%61%49%45%59%60%59%52%59%54%61%51%**74%32%55%82%51%17%49%55%74%
Not Sure3%2%4%1%2%3%4%2%4%2%2%6%**1%1%7%2%2%4%2%5%1%
Total100%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%30%26%26%18%56%44%81%5%8%5%38%32%28%34%43%16%50%35%15%
 
 
2Thinking about the upcoming election, How important is a candidate's view on same sex marriage to your vote? Very important? Somewhat important? Not very important? Or not at all important?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalNortheasSoutheasWestern
Very37%43%32%29%43%40%39%35%40%34%66%53%**52%23%33%54%36%12%32%37%56%
Somewhat22%20%25%30%12%26%19%22%23%24%2%23%**16%38%17%17%24%28%27%20%14%
Not Very22%20%23%23%25%18%21%24%19%22%9%19%**17%22%26%15%27%18%22%22%22%
Not At All17%17%17%17%16%16%20%17%17%19%19%5%**15%17%21%13%12%40%17%21%7%
Not Sure1%0%3%1%4%0%0%2%0%1%5%0%**1%1%3%1%0%2%2%1%1%
Total100%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%30%26%26%18%56%44%81%5%8%5%38%32%28%34%43%16%50%35%15%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.