Our 50 States

Views:
 
     
 

Presentation Description

No description available.

Comments

Presentation Transcript

Slide 1: 

Attitudes AmongVoters In Key CDs GARIN HART YANG RESEARCH GROUP Key findings from surveys among voters in NC 11th, VA 5th, IN 9th August/September 2009

Feelings Toward Selected Public Figures:North Carolina 11th CD : 

2 Feelings Toward Selected Public Figures:North Carolina 11th CD Representative Heath Shuler  Positive feelings  Negative feelings President Barack Obama Sarah Palin Rush Limbaugh Senator Kay Hagan Senator Richard Burr Q.2a

Feelings Toward Selected Public Figures:Virginia 5th CD : 

3 Senator Mark Warner  Positive feelings  Negative feelings President Barack Obama Congressman Tom Perriello Sarah Palin Senator Jim Webb Rush Limbaugh Q.2a Feelings Toward Selected Public Figures:Virginia 5th CD

Feelings Toward Selected Public Figures:Indiana 9th CD : 

4 Senator Evan Bayh  Positive feelings  Negative feelings Senator Richard Lugar President Barack Obama Congressman Baron Hill Sarah Palin Rush Limbaugh Q.2a Feelings Toward Selected Public Figures:Indiana 9th CD

Feelings Toward Selected Groups : 

5 Feelings Toward Selected Groups  Positive feelings  Negative feelings Q.2b NC 11th CD VA 5th CD IN 9th CD

Congressman’s Job Approval Rating : 

6 Congressman’s Job Approval Rating Q.3  Approve  Disapprove  Not sure Heath Shuler NC 11th CD Tom Perriello VA 5th CD Baron Hill IN 9th CD

Familiarity With Cap And Trade Legislation : 

7 Familiarity With Cap And Trade Legislation “The U.S. House of Rep-resentatives passed energy reform legislation entitled the American Clean Energy and Security Act, which is also known as the cap-and-trade bill. This legisation requires significant reduc-tions in carbon emissions and promotes the develop-ment and use of alternative and renewable energy sources.” How much have you heard about this legislation? 55% 44% Q.6  Heard a lot  Heard some  Heard just a little  Heard nothing at all NC 11th CD VA 5th CD IN 9th CD 47% 52% 50% 49%

Support For Energy Reform Legislation : 

8 Support For Energy Reform Legislation Do you favor or oppose the energy reform legislation to require significant reductions in carbon emissions and to promote the development and use of alternative and renewable energy resources? 55% FAVOR 29% OPPOSE Q.7  Strongly favor  Somewhat favor  Somewhat oppose  Strongly oppose  Not sure NC 11th CD VA 5th CD IN 9th CD 42% FAVOR 25% OPPOSE 45% FAVOR 30% OPPOSE

Support For Energy Reform Legislation, Among Key Subgroups : 

9 Support For Energy Reform Legislation, Among Key Subgroups Do you favor or oppose the energy reform legislation to require significant reductions in carbon emissions and to promote the development and use of alternative and renewable energy resources? Q.7

Do you know how your congressman voted on the energy reform bill? : 

10 Do you know how your congressman voted on the energy reform bill? Q.8a  Voted for it  Voted against it  Not sure Heath Shuler/NC 11th Tom Perriello/VA 5th Baron Hill/IN 9th

Effect Of Congressman’s Vote For Energy Reform Bill On Voters’ Feelings : 

11 Effect Of Congressman’s Vote For Energy Reform Bill On Voters’ Feelings Q.8b  More favorable toward him  Less favorable toward him  Makes little difference in my feelings Heath Shuler/NC 11th Tom Perriello/VA 5th Baron Hill/IN 9th Your congressman voted for the energy reform legislation: does that make you more favorable or less favorable toward him?

Effect Of Congressman’s Vote On Feelings, Among Key Subgroups : 

12 Effect Of Congressman’s Vote On Feelings, Among Key Subgroups Liberals Moderates Conservatives Your congressman voted for the energy reform legislation: does that make you more favorable or less favorable toward him? Q.8b Heath Shuler NC 11th CD Tom Perriello VA 5th CD Baron Hill IN 9th CD

Supporters Have More Compelling Message : 

13 Supporters Have More Compelling Message % saying each is a very convincing message Supporters: Investing in alternative energy will have a positive impact on the American economy, spurring innovation and creating more clean energy jobs Opponents: This bill is really just a complicated, 1,200-page bill that creates more government bureaucracy and raises gasoline prices and electricity costs on everyone. A new energy tax makes no sense when America is trying to get out of a recession. NC 11th 32% 28% VA 5th 29% 27% IN 9th 30% 28%

authorStream Live Help