Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20292
 
1Did you watch all of President Obama's speech last night? Some of it? or none of it?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / SmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
All Of It26%34%19%11%22%23%41%16%35%25%35%24%**19%29%27%22%32%25%23%28%26%
Some28%24%32%46%18%28%23%33%25%27%26%45%**26%28%30%23%35%24%18%35%25%
None45%41%48%44%60%46%35%51%39%47%38%31%**53%43%42%55%32%52%59%36%47%
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%47%53%24%22%19%35%46%54%80%8%9%2%20%43%37%31%39%27%30%44%18%
 
 
2What letter grade would you give President Obama for his speech? An A, B, C, D, or an F?
437 Who Watched SpeechAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.8%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / SmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
A41%48%33%45%39%25%46%42%39%34%69%62%**36%46%37%15%55%33%25%45%44%
B21%20%22%20%10%22%25%16%24%21%25%18%**15%22%22%11%28%21%13%28%17%
C20%12%28%30%20%23%12%26%15%23%2%11%**31%17%18%38%13%16%23%17%32%
D10%11%10%5%18%16%8%10%11%12%0%5%**9%9%13%18%2%20%16%9%5%
F8%9%7%0%13%14%9%5%10%9%4%3%**9%6%9%18%2%10%22%1%2%
Not Sure0%0%0%0%0%0%1%0%1%0%0%0%**0%0%0%1%0%0%0%0%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 Who Watched Speech100%50%50%25%16%18%41%41%59%77%9%11%2%16%45%39%26%48%24%23%51%17%
G.P.A.2.82.92.73.02.42.32.92.82.72.63.53.32.92.62.92.71.93.32.52.03.13.0
 
 
3Did you watch all of Marco Rubio's rebuttal to the President's speech? Some of it? Or none of it?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / SmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
All Of It24%32%17%15%27%23%30%20%27%24%14%36%**10%28%27%28%25%21%29%25%16%
Some24%18%28%27%21%23%23%24%23%22%33%29%**30%23%21%24%25%18%19%24%28%
None52%50%55%58%53%53%47%56%49%54%53%35%**60%49%51%48%50%61%53%51%56%
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%47%53%24%22%19%35%46%54%80%8%9%2%20%43%37%31%39%27%30%44%18%
 
 
4What letter grade would you give Marco Rubio for his rebuttal? An A, B, C, D, or an F?
382 Who Watched RebuttalAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 5.1%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / SmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
A25%22%28%7%39%25%27%23%27%26%5%24%**15%18%37%40%12%29%43%15%15%
B31%26%36%38%28%36%27%33%30%33%13%37%**22%33%33%47%13%33%39%29%14%
C19%21%17%20%15%20%20%17%20%17%45%11%**37%18%12%9%30%15%9%20%42%
D16%18%14%21%7%16%18%14%17%13%25%28%**18%20%11%4%26%17%3%24%18%
F9%13%4%14%11%2%8%12%6%10%12%0%**8%11%7%1%18%5%6%12%9%
Not Sure0%0%1%0%0%0%1%0%1%0%0%0%**1%0%0%0%0%0%1%0%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 Who Watched Rebuttal100%50%50%21%21%19%39%43%57%77%8%12%3%17%46%38%34%41%22%30%46%17%
G.P.A.2.52.32.72.02.82.72.52.42.62.51.72.63.12.22.32.83.21.82.73.12.12.1
 
 
5Did Rubio's speech give you a more favorable opinion of him? A less favorable opinion? Or did it not change your opinion of him either way?
382 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 5.1%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / SmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
More Favorable31%34%28%14%41%41%30%27%34%34%8%22%**12%24%48%48%13%42%55%21%15%
Less Favorable25%31%19%39%15%19%25%27%23%20%34%51%**31%28%18%4%39%22%9%31%31%
Did Not Change Opinion44%35%53%47%44%40%43%46%42%45%58%27%**56%48%33%48%47%35%35%49%53%
Not Sure0%0%1%0%0%0%1%0%1%0%0%0%**1%0%0%0%1%0%1%0%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%50%50%21%21%19%39%43%57%77%8%12%3%17%46%38%34%41%22%30%46%17%
 
 
6In 2016 ... should Marco Rubio run for President?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / SmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Yes32%33%32%33%34%31%31%34%31%34%13%36%**23%35%33%62%13%24%49%27%13%
No40%42%38%40%36%38%43%38%41%40%48%37%**41%39%40%14%66%36%20%51%58%
Not Sure28%26%30%27%30%32%26%28%28%26%39%26%**35%26%27%24%21%40%31%23%29%
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%47%53%24%22%19%35%46%54%80%8%9%2%20%43%37%31%39%27%30%44%18%
 
 
7Should smoking be allowed? Or banned on college campuses?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / SmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Allowed36%42%31%52%37%38%22%45%28%40%22%20%**73%27%27%36%29%44%34%30%53%
Banned53%47%57%46%50%45%63%48%57%51%64%55%**13%62%63%54%57%47%50%62%35%
Not Sure12%11%12%2%13%17%15%7%16%9%14%25%**15%11%10%10%15%9%16%8%12%
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%47%53%24%22%19%35%46%54%80%8%9%2%20%43%37%31%39%27%30%44%18%
 
 
8Should smoking be allowed or banned in public places where you live?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / SmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Allowed33%43%25%31%43%50%20%36%31%35%8%49%**69%26%22%34%26%39%43%28%26%
Banned61%52%69%67%48%43%74%58%63%60%83%46%**28%69%69%60%67%55%49%69%66%
Not Sure6%5%7%2%9%8%6%5%7%5%8%6%**4%5%8%6%6%5%8%4%7%
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%47%53%24%22%19%35%46%54%80%8%9%2%20%43%37%31%39%27%30%44%18%
 
 
9Should businesses have the right to ban smoking on their property?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.2%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / SmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Yes73%70%75%76%64%69%77%70%74%75%57%67%**54%79%74%80%69%69%69%73%78%
No24%27%20%24%35%26%15%29%19%21%37%31%**41%17%23%16%27%28%26%24%17%
Not Sure4%3%5%0%1%5%8%0%7%4%6%2%**5%4%3%4%4%2%5%3%5%
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%47%53%24%22%19%35%46%54%80%8%9%2%20%43%37%31%39%27%30%44%18%
 
 
10In general, is enough being done to discourage smoking? Or does more need to be done?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceSmokingParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / SmokeUsed To Never SmRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Enough Is Being Done41%47%36%44%48%50%31%46%38%42%36%44%**67%38%32%38%40%45%49%32%50%
More Needs To Be Done53%49%58%56%46%45%60%52%55%54%58%48%**29%57%62%56%55%50%45%64%45%
Not Sure5%5%6%0%6%5%9%3%7%5%6%9%**4%5%6%7%5%5%6%4%4%
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%47%53%24%22%19%35%46%54%80%8%9%2%20%43%37%31%39%27%30%44%18%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.