Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20198
 
1Is Florida doing enough to keep children safe at school? Or could the state be doing more?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyParent Of SchoolRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNoNorth WeNorth EaCentralSouth WeSouth Ea
Doing Enough28%33%24%20%20%41%31%20%37%36%9%21%**37%23%27%42%24%34%21%33%43%40%34%26%16%
Could Do More60%53%67%68%65%54%54%67%54%47%90%78%**51%67%61%47%60%60%70%55%54%45%51%61%75%
Not Sure11%14%9%12%15%5%15%13%10%17%1%1%**13%10%12%11%17%6%9%13%4%14%15%13%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%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%28%21%29%22%49%51%61%14%21%4%30%35%33%30%36%18%31%68%9%9%29%23%30%
 
 
2Should Florida spend more money on security at schools? Or not?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyParent Of SchoolRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNoNorth WeNorth EaCentralSouth WeSouth Ea
Should55%48%62%59%57%59%44%58%53%49%63%69%**53%56%54%45%53%49%61%52%43%53%55%56%59%
Should Not34%41%29%33%35%36%33%34%35%39%35%22%**38%34%34%44%34%43%31%37%46%45%38%27%30%
Not Sure10%12%9%8%7%5%23%8%13%12%2%10%**8%10%13%12%13%8%8%11%10%3%7%18%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%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%28%21%29%22%49%51%61%14%21%4%30%35%33%30%36%18%31%68%9%9%29%23%30%
 
 
3Should the State Legislature address gun control during the upcoming session? Or not?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyParent Of SchoolRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNoNorth WeNorth EaCentralSouth WeSouth Ea
Should57%49%64%69%48%45%67%60%54%49%88%61%**35%80%53%33%68%59%58%57%39%53%48%58%72%
Should Not40%47%33%28%48%53%29%37%43%48%11%34%**61%17%43%64%28%36%39%40%60%47%47%39%24%
Not Sure3%4%3%4%3%3%4%3%3%3%2%5%**4%3%4%3%4%6%3%3%1%1%4%3%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%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%28%21%29%22%49%51%61%14%21%4%30%35%33%30%36%18%31%68%9%9%29%23%30%
 
 
4Do you think teachers who are licensed to carry a handgun should? or should not? be allowed to carry their gun while in school?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyParent Of SchoolRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNoNorth WeNorth EaCentralSouth WeSouth Ea
Should38%36%40%34%39%48%28%36%39%41%14%41%**51%21%44%53%28%49%53%30%59%36%47%34%26%
Should Not57%58%57%55%57%51%67%56%58%51%84%58%**47%74%48%45%62%51%44%64%41%54%49%59%69%
Not Sure5%7%4%11%5%1%4%8%2%7%2%1%**1%5%8%2%10%0%3%6%0%10%4%7%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%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%28%21%29%22%49%51%61%14%21%4%30%35%33%30%36%18%31%68%9%9%29%23%30%
 
 
5Lance Armstrong is acknowledging he used performance enhancing drugs. Do you think Armstrong should be able to compete in cycling again as soon as he wants to? Not for several months? Not for several years? Or do you think he should never be allowed to compete in cycling again?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyParent Of SchoolRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNoNorth WeNorth EaCentralSouth WeSouth Ea
As Soon As He Wants22%32%13%24%30%18%17%26%18%24%26%11%**28%12%26%25%16%27%15%25%17%5%29%14%29%
Several Months21%14%28%26%19%27%11%23%20%18%39%23%**17%28%18%18%27%25%28%18%33%20%17%30%15%
Several Years19%16%22%14%12%20%32%13%25%21%16%13%**20%24%15%22%24%19%22%19%13%42%19%22%12%
Never34%31%36%35%27%34%38%32%36%36%7%47%**34%29%38%35%30%28%25%37%19%33%34%31%40%
Not Sure4%7%1%1%12%1%3%6%2%1%12%7%**2%6%3%1%3%0%10%1%18%0%1%3%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%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%28%21%29%22%49%51%61%14%21%4%30%35%33%30%36%18%31%68%9%9%29%23%30%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.