Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #18509
 
1Is your opinion of Barack Obama favorable? Unfavorable? Neutral? Or, do you have no opinion of Barack Obama?
800 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyTea Party Member
Credibility Interval: ± 3.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNo
Favorable41%41%41%38%40%44%40%**50%36%14%67%34%9%47%74%10%50%
Unfavorable45%46%43%46%44%44%46%**34%52%76%18%49%79%37%15%84%35%
Neutral13%10%14%13%14%11%13%**14%6%7%13%16%8%15%12%2%14%
No Opinion2%2%1%3%1%1%2%**3%6%3%1%1%3%1%0%3%1%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%29%32%39%85%2%7%6%29%39%28%29%39%21%13%76%
 
2Is your opinion of Rick Perry favorable? Unfavorable? Neutral? Or, do you have no opinion of Rick Perry?
800 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyTea Party Member
Credibility Interval: ± 3.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNo
Favorable16%20%11%12%13%20%15%**18%26%31%5%16%36%8%1%42%11%
Unfavorable29%31%27%25%28%32%27%**36%35%8%45%29%9%34%54%8%36%
Neutral22%24%20%25%20%23%23%**17%15%28%20%20%27%22%20%21%22%
No Opinion33%24%42%39%38%25%35%**28%24%33%30%35%29%35%25%28%31%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%29%32%39%85%2%7%6%29%39%28%29%39%21%13%76%
 
3Is your opinion of Ben Bernanke ..... favorable? Unfavorable? Neutral? Or, do you have no opinion of Ben Bernanke?
800 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyTea Party Member
Credibility Interval: ± 3.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNo
Favorable13%16%10%7%9%20%12%**27%2%8%20%9%6%13%25%2%16%
Unfavorable23%28%17%15%25%26%21%**27%44%27%15%29%35%20%17%42%20%
Neutral27%33%22%23%29%29%29%**17%16%30%28%28%30%30%27%23%29%
No Opinion37%22%51%55%36%24%38%**29%37%35%37%34%30%37%31%33%35%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%29%32%39%85%2%7%6%29%39%28%29%39%21%13%76%
 
4How important is it that a candidate for President of the United States has served in the military? Very important? Somewhat important? Not very important? Or not at all important?
800 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyTea Party Member
Credibility Interval: ± 3.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNo
Very18%20%15%23%16%15%19%**9%13%30%7%20%30%13%7%25%14%
Somewhat34%33%35%32%33%36%35%**14%42%42%23%39%49%31%19%55%29%
Not Very24%23%25%21%22%28%24%**27%27%18%34%18%14%32%32%11%28%
Not At All23%22%24%20%28%21%21%**47%12%10%34%22%7%24%41%9%28%
Not Sure1%1%1%3%0%0%1%**3%6%1%2%1%1%1%1%0%1%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%29%32%39%85%2%7%6%29%39%28%29%39%21%13%76%
 
5Have you heard the comments Rick Perry made about Barack Obama's military service?
534 Familiar With PerryAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyTea Party Member
Credibility Interval: ± 4.1 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNo
Yes29%28%29%18%32%33%25%**54%46%25%35%25%26%29%28%26%30%
No65%67%63%71%65%62%69%**35%46%71%58%68%68%66%61%60%66%
Not Sure6%5%8%11%3%5%6%**10%8%5%7%7%6%5%10%14%5%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Familiar With Perry100%55%45%26%30%44%83%3%8%7%29%41%28%31%37%23%13%78%
 
6Do you agree? Or disagree with Perry's comments about Obama, or, do you not know enough to say?
154 Who Heard CommentsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyTea Party Member
Credibility Interval: ± 7.9 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNo
Agree24%28%18%14%26%25%21%**30%33%52%9%26%54%10%1%64%19%
Disagree61%55%67%77%62%55%63%**53%56%26%79%61%30%75%88%12%70%
Do Not Know Enough16%17%14%9%11%21%16%**16%11%22%12%13%16%15%11%24%11%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Heard Comments100%54%46%16%33%51%72%3%14%11%25%50%24%28%37%23%12%82%
 
7Have you heard the comments that Rick Perry made about Ben Bernanke?
534 Familiar With PerryAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyTea Party Member
Credibility Interval: ± 4.2 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNo
Yes31%35%26%15%29%41%27%**71%30%30%34%29%34%30%29%43%29%
No63%60%66%77%66%52%66%**29%58%65%59%64%62%63%63%50%65%
Not Sure6%5%8%7%6%6%7%**0%12%5%7%7%4%7%8%6%6%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Familiar With Perry100%55%45%26%30%44%83%3%8%7%29%41%28%31%37%23%13%78%
 
8Do you agree? Or disagree with Perry's comments about Bernanke, or, do you not know enough to say?
165 Who Heard CommentsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyTea Party Member
Credibility Interval: ± 7.8 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNo
Agree37%41%30%37%36%37%31%**55%55%53%20%49%60%29%3%72%26%
Disagree48%48%49%43%46%51%53%**30%45%27%66%40%25%56%82%12%61%
Do Not Know Enough15%11%21%19%18%12%16%**15%0%20%14%12%15%15%16%16%13%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Heard Comments100%63%37%13%28%59%73%2%18%7%28%45%26%34%36%22%19%74%
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.