Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Poll Watch: PPP (D) Colorado Political Survey

PPP (D) Colorado Political Survey

Do you think the debt deal passed in Washington this week is a good thing or a bad thing for our economy?
  • Good 25%
  • Bad 55%
Who do you think is more responsible for the debt deal being passed: President Obama and Congressional Democrats, the Republicans in Congress, or both equally?
  • President Obama and Congressional Democrats 30%
  • Congressional Republicans 28%
  • Both equally 37%
Do you think the deal that was reached this week will solve the deficit problem or not?
  • Will solve the problem 3%
  • Will not 85%
Some argue that we need another economic stimulus package to create jobs. This could prevent another recession in the long term but also may create a bigger deficit in the short term. Based on this information, would you support or oppose another economic stimulus?
  • Support 32%
  • Oppose 56%
Which president's administration do you think is more responsible for the recession: President Bush's administration or President Obama's?
  • Bush administration 54%
  • Obama administration 39%
At the end of the Bush administration and the beginning of the Obama administration, the economy was losing an average of 700,000 jobs a month. Now, the economy is adding jobs. Who do you think deserves more credit for the turnaround: President Obama or the Republicans?
  • President Obama 50%
  • The Republicans 33%
Do you think that spending cuts alone can solve the deficit problem, or do you think there needs to be a combination of spending cuts and additional taxes to solve it?
  • Spending cuts alone can solve the deficit problem 31%
  • Needs to be a combination of spending cuts and additional taxes 59%
Survey of 510 Colorado voters was conducted August 4-7, 2011. The margin of error is +/- 4.3 percentage points. Party ID breakdown: 41% Democrat; 33% Republican; 26% Independent/Other. Political ideology: 27% Moderate; 23% Somewhat conservative; 22% Somewhat liberal; 16% Very conservative; 13% Very liberal.

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