Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20737
 
How closely are you following news stories about events in Syria? Very closely? Somewhat closely? Not very closely? Or not at all closely?
1000 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.2%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Very46%56%35%38%46%50%55%41%52%46%46%45%46%48%46%48%51%46%44%
Somewhat33%29%37%31%31%38%33%31%36%33%37%30%38%36%37%25%35%39%23%
Not Very13%10%15%16%16%8%7%16%8%11%12%15%12%11%11%12%7%9%23%
Not At All8%5%10%15%5%4%4%10%4%9%4%9%1%5%5%13%3%5%10%
Not Sure1%0%2%1%2%0%1%1%1%0%1%1%3%1%1%2%3%1%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%33%29%21%17%62%38%42%8%36%14%27%43%26%25%43%19%
 
 
Based on what you know, did Syria use chemical weapons in the attack against civilians in Damascus?
784 Following Stories About Events in SyriaAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.3%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Yes70%66%74%69%70%78%60%70%70%74%59%70%65%79%67%63%70%72%67%
No5%7%4%5%6%3%8%5%5%6%9%4%4%3%5%10%4%5%6%
Not Sure25%27%22%27%24%19%32%25%25%21%32%26%31%18%28%27%27%23%27%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Following Stories About Events in Syria100%54%46%29%28%24%20%57%43%42%8%35%15%28%45%25%27%46%16%
 
 
Which of these best describes what you think the United States should do? Take no action at all? Provide support to other countries' military response, but take no action itself? Carry out air strikes against Syrian military targets? Or send ground troops to Syria?
784 Following Stories About Events in SyriaAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.6%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Take No Action33%31%34%38%30%27%36%34%31%38%35%30%22%45%24%37%45%30%25%
Provide Support34%30%40%38%28%33%40%33%36%31%36%30%52%24%40%35%25%36%40%
Carry Out Air Strikes22%28%15%14%28%29%16%21%23%22%17%25%19%21%25%18%15%25%26%
Send Ground Troops4%5%2%4%5%4%1%4%3%4%3%5%1%3%4%3%6%3%5%
Not Sure7%5%10%6%9%8%7%7%7%5%9%9%7%7%7%8%9%6%5%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Following Stories About Events in Syria100%54%46%29%28%24%20%57%43%42%8%35%15%28%45%25%27%46%16%
 
 
4If the United States Congress votes against military action, should the President still order military action against Syria?
202 Who Support Military ActionAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 6%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Yes76%76%77%76%79%80%60%78%74%71%83%77%93%79%75%77%76%70%96%
No14%15%10%19%12%8%24%14%13%21%15%10%0%15%13%16%23%11%3%
Not Sure10%9%13%5%9%12%16%8%13%9%2%13%7%7%12%8%1%19%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Who Support Military Action100%69%31%21%36%30%13%57%43%42%7%40%11%27%50%19%23%50%19%