Results of SurveyUSA Mkt Research Study #22762
 
About: SurveyUSA interviewed 1,000 state of Kentucky adults 03/11/16 through 03/13/16. Of the adults, 902 are registered to vote. Of the registered voters, 866 are likely to vote in the 11/08/16 general election.
 
1Are you registered to vote in the state of Kentucky?
1000 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?Party AffiliationIdeologyOwn a Gun?RaceRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 1.9 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery LibSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery ConI DoSomeone Both Of Neither White/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmMixed/OtSouth WeWest CenJeffersoNorthernEastern Central
Yes90%92%88%83%92%93%95%88%94%80%92%95%98%90%90%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%94%94%85%93%92%94%95%95%84%91%86%94%96%54%85%92%94%89%88%93%
No8%7%10%14%6%7%4%10%6%17%6%5%2%9%8%-------6%6%13%5%7%5%5%4%15%7%13%6%4%46%13%7%5%8%11%6%
Not Sure1%1%2%3%1%1%1%2%1%2%2%0%0%1%2%-------0%0%2%2%1%2%1%1%1%2%1%0%0%0%2%1%1%3%1%1%
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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%28%29%26%17%57%43%27%30%28%15%34%66%19%15%11%9%8%20%16%11%18%31%21%19%22%15%21%39%88%7%3%1%2%17%16%17%17%16%18%
 
2In the election for President in November, are you certain to vote? Likely to vote? Or are you unlikely to vote?
902 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?Party AffiliationIdeologyOwn a Gun?RaceRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery LibSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery ConI DoSomeone Both Of Neither White/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmMixed/OtSouth WeWest CenJeffersoNorthernEastern Central
Certain84%85%84%78%83%90%88%81%89%75%87%87%91%85%84%97%88%90%81%85%79%95%93%79%78%92%87%87%81%96%78%85%84%59%86%84%77%86%93%81%80%89%
Likely12%12%11%16%12%7%10%14%8%18%10%10%8%11%12%3%12%10%19%15%21%5%6%16%17%7%6%8%14%4%17%11%9%41%14%16%18%11%6%13%15%8%
Unlikely2%2%3%2%3%3%2%2%2%5%2%2%1%3%2%-------1%3%3%1%3%2%5%0%3%3%0%0%0%0%5%1%1%2%4%2%
Not Sure2%1%2%4%2%0%0%3%0%2%2%2%1%1%2%-------0%2%2%0%4%2%1%0%3%1%7%0%0%1%0%3%0%5%1%1%
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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%50%50%26%29%26%18%55%45%24%31%29%16%34%66%19%15%11%9%8%20%16%11%19%29%21%19%23%15%22%36%89%7%3%1%1%16%16%17%17%15%19%
 
3Do you ... strongly support? Support? Oppose? Or strongly oppose ... requiring all gun buyers to pass a criminal background check, no matter where they buy a gun and no matter whom they buy a gun from?
866 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?Party AffiliationIdeologyOwn a Gun?RaceRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 3.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery LibSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery ConI DoSomeone Both Of Neither White/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmMixed/OtSouth WeWest CenJeffersoNorthernEastern Central
Strongly Support56%47%65%56%56%54%61%56%57%55%54%56%63%54%57%40%44%34%58%75%64%82%85%67%59%45%36%52%63%45%64%54%75%90%60%59%59%56%63%58%44%55%
Support23%25%21%28%23%23%16%26%20%26%25%23%15%28%21%23%36%31%25%20%21%11%8%21%25%30%24%27%23%25%20%25%4%10%16%7%29%23%21%18%28%21%
Oppose10%14%6%6%11%13%10%9%12%10%12%7%12%11%10%15%13%16%8%1%9%1%6%6%9%12%17%9%6%17%8%10%13%0%0%16%7%10%6%10%17%11%
Strongly Oppose6%10%3%5%6%8%8%5%8%4%7%9%6%4%8%16%4%11%5%0%2%3%1%2%2%9%18%10%2%9%3%7%7%0%11%14%3%6%5%11%7%7%
Not Sure4%4%4%6%4%3%5%5%3%5%3%5%3%3%5%5%3%8%3%4%3%3%1%4%5%4%6%2%6%3%5%4%2%0%14%5%3%5%5%3%3%6%
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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%50%50%26%29%27%19%55%45%24%31%29%16%34%66%19%15%11%9%8%20%16%12%19%29%22%19%23%15%23%36%89%7%3%1%1%16%16%18%16%15%19%
 
4Under current Kentucky law, individuals are required to have a permit to carry concealed handguns in public places. In order to get a permit, an individual must complete a firearms safety training course, have no recent assault convictions, and pay a processing fee. Do you ... strongly support? Support? Oppose? Or strongly oppose ... requiring a permit to carry a concealed handgun in public in Kentucky?
866 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?Party AffiliationIdeologyOwn a Gun?RaceRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 3.2 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery LibSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery ConI DoSomeone Both Of Neither White/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmMixed/OtSouth WeWest CenJeffersoNorthernEastern Central
Strongly Support66%57%75%65%66%62%73%66%66%59%69%67%70%65%66%57%55%63%69%77%66%81%76%76%63%63%58%65%71%64%68%66%64%74%54%62%67%64%72%69%55%69%
Support22%26%19%27%22%22%16%24%20%26%20%22%22%23%22%22%33%19%24%20%29%8%12%17%28%23%24%23%22%22%21%23%21%5%46%12%21%22%23%18%29%21%
Oppose6%8%3%5%4%8%7%4%7%7%7%4%4%7%5%11%6%13%2%1%2%4%7%3%3%7%9%7%4%7%4%5%10%10%0%19%7%8%3%1%9%6%
Strongly Oppose4%6%2%2%5%7%1%4%5%6%3%5%1%4%4%9%5%2%1%1%2%5%4%3%3%4%7%4%1%7%3%4%4%10%0%7%4%4%1%8%4%4%
Not Sure2%2%1%1%2%1%3%2%2%3%1%2%3%2%2%0%2%3%4%2%1%2%1%2%2%2%2%1%1%0%4%2%0%0%0%0%1%3%1%4%3%0%
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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%50%50%26%29%27%19%55%45%24%31%29%16%34%66%19%15%11%9%8%20%16%12%19%29%22%19%23%15%23%36%89%7%3%1%1%16%16%18%16%15%19%
 
5If an elected official supported changing state law to allow individuals to carry concealed and loaded handguns in public places without permits or safety training, would you be more likely or less likely to vote for that elected official, or would this not impact your vote?
866 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?Party AffiliationIdeologyOwn a Gun?RaceRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 3.3 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery LibSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery ConI DoSomeone Both Of Neither White/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmMixed/OtSouth WeWest CenJeffersoNorthernEastern Central
More Likely15%23%8%16%14%17%15%15%16%17%16%17%10%14%16%34%15%23%18%5%7%4%7%8%11%19%30%19%11%26%8%15%14%29%11%7%11%21%8%12%25%17%
Less Likely64%55%73%64%68%58%65%66%61%55%63%68%70%62%65%36%61%52%58%76%77%87%85%76%69%52%44%59%74%47%74%63%68%71%75%64%61%67%78%65%49%61%
No Impact16%19%13%15%15%20%14%15%17%20%17%12%17%20%14%23%19%21%21%12%13%5%4%12%15%24%21%18%9%25%12%17%7%0%14%28%19%9%12%18%20%20%
Not Sure5%3%6%4%3%6%6%4%6%8%4%4%3%4%5%7%5%3%3%8%2%4%5%4%4%5%6%5%6%2%6%4%11%0%0%1%9%4%3%5%6%2%
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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%50%50%26%29%27%19%55%45%24%31%29%16%34%66%19%15%11%9%8%20%16%12%19%29%22%19%23%15%23%36%89%7%3%1%1%16%16%18%16%15%19%
 
6Kentucky State Police currently conducts monthly criminal background checks on all concealed carry permit holders to make sure no permit holders have become disqualified from carrying a gun. Do you ... strongly support? Support? Oppose? Or strongly oppose ... Kentucky State Police conducting monthly criminal background checks on all concealed carry permit holders?
866 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?Party AffiliationIdeologyOwn a Gun?RaceRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 3.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery LibSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery ConI DoSomeone Both Of Neither White/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmMixed/OtSouth WeWest CenJeffersoNorthernEastern Central
Strongly Support57%52%63%56%51%60%65%53%62%59%62%53%53%51%60%47%41%39%69%63%66%77%80%59%61%49%45%54%66%53%60%58%63%52%60%24%60%57%57%59%47%63%
Support28%31%24%33%30%25%21%31%23%26%23%34%27%33%25%29%44%39%22%27%26%11%9%26%30%31%33%30%26%30%26%28%29%16%16%38%29%28%27%27%33%23%
Oppose7%7%6%4%7%9%8%5%8%8%9%5%6%6%7%12%8%8%3%8%3%3%1%10%3%9%10%8%4%8%5%7%6%0%11%2%9%8%6%5%8%4%
Strongly Oppose3%6%1%2%5%3%3%4%3%4%3%4%2%3%4%7%2%7%4%0%1%2%0%1%2%8%4%5%1%5%1%4%1%0%0%7%0%4%0%3%9%5%
Not Sure5%4%6%4%8%3%3%6%3%3%3%4%12%7%4%5%5%7%2%2%4%7%9%3%3%4%8%2%4%4%8%4%2%33%14%28%2%3%10%6%3%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%50%50%26%29%27%19%55%45%24%31%29%16%34%66%19%15%11%9%8%20%16%12%19%29%22%19%23%15%23%36%89%7%3%1%1%16%16%18%16%15%19%
 
 All Questions Crosstabbed By All Questions
 
1Are you registered to vote in the state of Kentucky?
1000 AdultsAllRegistered KYLikelyRequire Background CheckRequire PermitIf Official SupportedMonthly Checks
Credibility Interval: ± 1.9 pct pointsYesNoNot SureCertainLikelyUnlikelyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo ImpacNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot Sure
Yes90%---100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
No8%--------------------------
Not Sure1%--------------------------
Total100%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%84%12%2%2%56%23%10%6%4%66%22%6%4%2%15%64%16%5%57%28%7%3%5%
 
2In the election for President in November, are you certain to vote? Likely to vote? Or are you unlikely to vote?
902 Registered VotersAllRegistered KYLikelyRequire Background CheckRequire PermitIf Official SupportedMonthly Checks
Credibility Interval: ± 2.4 pct pointsYesNoNot SureCertainLikelyUnlikelyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo ImpacNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot Sure
Certain84%84%0%0%----89%86%92%84%75%89%85%87%100%54%95%88%84%78%89%86%88%86%86%
Likely12%12%0%0%----11%14%8%16%25%11%15%13%0%46%5%12%16%22%11%14%12%14%14%
Unlikely2%2%0%0%-----------------------
Not Sure2%2%0%0%-----------------------
Total100%100%0%0%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%100%0%0%56%23%10%6%4%66%22%6%4%2%15%64%16%5%57%28%7%3%5%
 
3Do you ... strongly support? Support? Oppose? Or strongly oppose ... requiring all gun buyers to pass a criminal background check, no matter where they buy a gun and no matter whom they buy a gun from?
866 Likely VotersAllRegistered KYLikelyRequire Background CheckRequire PermitIf Official SupportedMonthly Checks
Credibility Interval: ± 3.4 pct pointsYesNoNot SureCertainLikelyUnlikelyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo ImpacNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot Sure
Strongly Support56%56%0%0%57%49%0%0%-----73%22%19%43%21%34%69%27%54%75%32%21%18%38%
Support23%23%0%0%23%27%0%0%-----15%49%22%13%30%24%21%34%17%14%44%22%9%25%
Oppose10%10%0%0%10%6%0%0%-----5%16%39%9%15%19%5%23%5%6%13%33%21%8%
Strongly Oppose6%6%0%0%6%9%0%0%-----4%6%19%33%0%19%3%8%6%4%5%16%49%3%
Not Sure4%4%0%0%4%9%0%0%-----3%6%1%3%34%4%2%8%18%1%6%7%4%25%
Total100%100%0%0%100%100%0%0%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%100%0%0%88%12%0%0%66%22%6%4%2%15%64%16%5%57%28%7%3%5%
 
4Under current Kentucky law, individuals are required to have a permit to carry concealed handguns in public places. In order to get a permit, an individual must complete a firearms safety training course, have no recent assault convictions, and pay a processing fee. Do you ... strongly support? Support? Oppose? Or strongly oppose ... requiring a permit to carry a concealed handgun in public in Kentucky?
866 Likely VotersAllRegistered KYLikelyRequire Background CheckRequire PermitIf Official SupportedMonthly Checks
Credibility Interval: ± 3.2 pct pointsYesNoNot SureCertainLikelyUnlikelyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo ImpacNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot Sure
Strongly Support66%66%0%0%67%59%0%0%85%43%35%43%45%-----37%79%44%55%86%39%31%29%64%
Support22%22%0%0%22%28%0%0%9%47%36%20%34%-----23%17%41%26%10%49%23%10%22%
Oppose6%6%0%0%6%6%0%0%2%5%22%17%2%-----20%1%10%3%1%7%31%23%0%
Strongly Oppose4%4%0%0%5%0%0%0%3%2%4%21%3%-----20%1%1%2%2%3%9%36%2%
Not Sure2%2%0%0%1%7%0%0%1%2%3%0%16%-----1%1%4%13%1%1%6%3%12%
Total100%100%0%0%100%100%0%0%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%100%0%0%88%12%0%0%56%23%10%6%4%15%64%16%5%57%28%7%3%5%
 
5If an elected official supported changing state law to allow individuals to carry concealed and loaded handguns in public places without permits or safety training, would you be more likely or less likely to vote for that elected official, or would this not impact your vote?
866 Likely VotersAllRegistered KYLikelyRequire Background CheckRequire PermitIf Official SupportedMonthly Checks
Credibility Interval: ± 3.3 pct pointsYesNoNot SureCertainLikelyUnlikelyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo ImpacNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot Sure
More Likely15%15%0%0%17%6%0%0%9%16%29%46%14%9%16%53%75%10%----9%19%37%59%8%
Less Likely64%64%0%0%64%64%0%0%78%57%32%30%33%77%49%16%18%27%----79%51%24%16%43%
No Impact16%16%0%0%15%21%0%0%8%24%37%20%33%11%30%29%5%31%----8%25%32%24%36%
Not Sure5%5%0%0%4%8%0%0%4%3%3%4%20%4%6%2%3%32%----4%5%7%0%12%
Total100%100%0%0%100%100%0%0%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%100%0%0%88%12%0%0%56%23%10%6%4%66%22%6%4%2%57%28%7%3%5%
 
6Kentucky State Police currently conducts monthly criminal background checks on all concealed carry permit holders to make sure no permit holders have become disqualified from carrying a gun. Do you ... strongly support? Support? Oppose? Or strongly oppose ... Kentucky State Police conducting monthly criminal background checks on all concealed carry permit holders?
866 Likely VotersAllRegistered KYLikelyRequire Background CheckRequire PermitIf Official SupportedMonthly Checks
Credibility Interval: ± 3.4 pct pointsYesNoNot SureCertainLikelyUnlikelyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo ImpacNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot Sure
Strongly Support57%57%0%0%58%50%0%0%77%35%32%35%16%74%25%14%34%22%34%71%29%46%-----
Support28%28%0%0%27%33%0%0%16%53%35%21%40%16%61%36%20%22%35%22%42%31%-----
Oppose7%7%0%0%7%7%0%0%3%6%22%17%12%3%7%36%15%20%16%3%13%10%-----
Strongly Oppose3%3%0%0%3%4%0%0%1%1%7%25%3%1%1%13%29%5%13%1%5%0%-----
Not Sure5%5%0%0%5%6%0%0%3%5%4%2%30%5%5%0%3%32%3%3%11%13%-----
Total100%100%0%0%100%100%0%0%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%100%0%0%88%12%0%0%56%23%10%6%4%66%22%6%4%2%15%64%16%5%