Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20490
 
1How closely are you following news stories about events in Syria? Very closely? Somewhat closely? Not very closely? Or not at all closely?
600 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.1%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Very26%29%23%15%23%28%34%19%31%26%20%30%**28%29%17%32%23%24%
Somewhat39%36%43%39%28%44%45%33%44%41%37%28%**33%40%46%39%40%40%
Not Very22%24%19%25%25%20%17%25%18%21%35%19%**26%16%22%18%27%16%
Not At All12%11%13%21%21%6%3%21%5%12%6%19%**11%13%14%11%10%16%
Not Sure1%0%2%0%3%2%1%1%1%1%1%4%**1%1%0%1%0%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%24%24%20%33%47%53%80%8%9%2%42%31%24%36%43%16%
 
 
2Do you think the United States should? Or should not? get involved in the situation in Syria?
390 Following Syria News StoriesAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Should27%33%21%28%32%31%22%30%25%28%21%13%**43%9%30%37%26%9%
Should Not57%54%59%41%54%58%66%47%63%55%65%76%**49%67%52%51%60%60%
Not Sure16%12%19%31%14%10%13%23%12%17%14%11%**8%24%18%12%14%31%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Following Syria News Stories100%47%53%20%19%22%40%38%62%83%7%8%2%40%33%23%39%41%16%
 
 
3Florida legislators have approved a plan for pay raises for public school teachers. Teachers who are ranked as effective will be eligible for a $2,500 pay raise, while those ranked as highly effective would be eligible for a $3,500 raise. Do you think these amounts are too much? Not enough? Or just right about right?
600 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.1%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Too Much24%24%24%32%24%19%21%28%20%24%18%27%**31%13%22%37%15%9%
Not Enough31%30%32%44%27%35%21%35%26%30%24%43%**29%42%22%28%29%45%
Right Amount44%46%42%24%47%44%55%35%51%44%52%31%**39%42%56%34%55%42%
Not Sure2%1%3%0%3%2%2%1%2%2%5%0%**1%3%0%1%1%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%24%24%20%33%47%53%80%8%9%2%42%31%24%36%43%16%
 
 
4Former University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow was released by the New York Jets. Should Tebow continue to play in the NFL? Should he play football in a different league? Or should he not play football at all?
600 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.1%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Continue In NFL54%57%50%39%64%60%53%51%56%51%81%52%**59%58%39%63%50%41%
Different League11%11%11%9%5%16%13%7%14%10%4%24%**9%11%16%8%15%10%
Not Play At All20%18%22%33%21%9%17%27%14%22%6%11%**16%18%30%16%20%30%
Not Sure15%14%17%19%10%16%16%15%16%16%9%13%**16%13%15%13%15%20%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%24%24%20%33%47%53%80%8%9%2%42%31%24%36%43%16%
 
 
5Do you support? Or oppose? panhandling on public streets and sidewalks?
600 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.8%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Support18%17%20%32%13%15%14%22%15%15%29%34%**16%22%14%23%11%23%
Oppose70%74%66%64%73%69%71%69%70%75%32%52%**75%59%76%69%79%55%
Not Sure12%9%15%4%14%16%14%9%15%9%39%14%**8%19%11%9%11%22%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%24%24%20%33%47%53%80%8%9%2%42%31%24%36%43%16%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.