Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #16305
 
1Are you familiar with stories about a recent off-campus UCSD party called "the Compton Cookout?"
800 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Credibility Interval: ± 3.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Yes59%60%58%52%60%67%66%77%41%54%62%60%61%64%67%51%
No38%37%38%45%38%26%32%22%53%42%35%36%37%32%32%45%
Not Sure3%3%4%2%2%7%2%1%5%4%4%4%2%4%2%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%36%39%25%60%5%23%12%29%31%36%29%39%23%
 
2Do you think the party was? Or was not? Offensive?
474 Familiar With StoryAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Credibility Interval: ± 4.6 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Was52%48%56%36%61%59%51%41%67%43%45%67%43%44%54%58%
Was Not40%45%33%54%32%34%40%56%28%41%48%26%47%49%38%39%
Not Sure8%6%11%11%7%8%9%3%5%16%7%7%11%8%8%3%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Familiar With Story100%51%49%32%40%28%66%7%16%11%30%31%37%31%43%20%
 
3Do you think the party was? Or was not? An expression of free speech?
474 Familiar With StoryAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Credibility Interval: ± 4.6 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Was56%59%53%50%62%55%56%61%45%69%69%49%52%66%55%55%
Was Not32%31%34%34%27%37%33%34%38%20%23%37%38%24%39%24%
Not Sure12%10%13%16%11%8%11%5%17%11%8%14%10%9%6%21%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Familiar With Story100%51%49%32%40%28%66%7%16%11%30%31%37%31%43%20%
 
4Do you think the entire issue has received too much attention? Too little attention? Or just about the right amount?
474 Familiar With StoryAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Credibility Interval: ± 4.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Too Much61%64%58%72%54%58%65%60%43%67%73%43%70%73%61%51%
Too Little10%10%9%9%10%10%6%16%24%10%6%19%5%6%9%15%
Just About Right28%24%32%19%34%31%28%22%33%21%20%37%24%20%30%31%
Not Sure1%1%1%0%2%1%1%2%0%2%1%2%1%1%0%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Familiar With Story100%51%49%32%40%28%66%7%16%11%30%31%37%31%43%20%