These were the findings from polling conducted between September 21 and 26 among 1,492 registered voters.
Many adults in the U.S. misjudge where the presidential candidates stand on important public policy issues, according to recent data collected by the University of Pennsylvania’s National Annenberg Election Survey. A majority of adults still do not know which presidential candidate favors allowing workers to invest some of their Social Security contributions in the stock
In July we distributed a table showing, among other things, what percentage of registered voters were evangelical or born-again white Protestants, a large group that is very supportive of President Bush. Journalists looking at particular battleground states have asked if we have data for particular states. See the attached release.
Most American Indians say that calling Washington’s professional football team the “Redskins” does not bother them, the University of Pennsylvania’s National Annenberg Election Survey shows. Ninety percent of Indians took that position, while 9 percent said they found the name “offensive.” One percent had no answer. The margin of sampling error for those findings was
Viewers of late-night comedy programs, especially The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Comedy Central, are more likely to know the issue positions and backgrounds of presidential candidates than people who do not watch late-night comedy, the University of Pennsylvania’s National Annenberg Election Survey shows.
Men are more likely than women to know the issue positions of the presidential candidates, from their stands on taxes and assault weapons to Medicare, the University of Pennsylvania’s National Annenberg Election Survey shows. Polling conducted between September 3 and 12 among 1,845 adults showed that on an eight-item political knowledge test, men averaged 4.2