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Sample
Conducted
Margin of Error

3870 Likely Voters


September 7-9, 2016

2.1%

1. To be effective, the global fight against terrorism today...


Needs to be led by the United States . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65%
Needs to be led by the people in other countries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35%

2. Do you approve or disapprove of the Obama Administrations approach to fighting ISIS?


Strongly approve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15%
Somewhat approve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24%
Somewhat disapprove . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15%
Strongly disapprove . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7%

3. How well do you feel you personally remember the terrorist attacks of September 11th
2001?
Very well . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82%
Somewhat well . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13%
Not too well . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%
I was too young at the time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3%

4. After the attacks of September 11th, many people described a spirit of national unity in the
U.S. as Americans came together after the tragedy. Today do you think a sense of national
unity...
Is still very much there . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9%
Is a little bit there . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32%
Has vanished . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52%
Was never there in the first place . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7%

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5. How big a role should each of these play in United States approach to fighting terrorism
now...

Promoting free
markets and
economic systems in
other countries
Using U.S. military
power against
terrorists wherever
possible
Promoting the right
kind of faith and
religious values
around the world
More restrictions on
immigration into the
U.S.
Promoting human
rights and tolerance
around the world

Major

Minor

No part

37%

44%

19%

60%

34%

6%

25%

25%

50%

55%

27%

18%

60%

31%

9%

6. How likely is it that you will vote in the 2016 Presidential election in November?
Definitely will vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .93%
Probably will vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6%
Maybe will vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1%
Probably will not vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0%
Definitely will not vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0%
Dont know . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0%

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7. If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Hillary
Clinton, the Democrat, and Donald Trump, the Republican, who would you vote for?
Voters selecting someone else in the initial question were given a choice of a selection of third party candidates

Hillary Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43%


Donald Trump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42%
Gary Johnson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6%
Jill Stein . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%
Someone else . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5%
Probably wont vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0%

8. In judging a President on foreign policy, the best approach is:


Focus on their big ideas and values first, and the details will work themselves
out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54%
Focus on specifics and fine details on their policies first, and the big picture will
sort itself out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46%

9. Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Hillary Clinton?

Is prepared to be
Commander in Chief
Could handle an
unexpected crisis
well
Would make you feel
safe, if she was
President
Would listen to
advisors on military
and national security
Would stand up to
foreign leaders when
necessary
Could negotiate well
with foreign leaders
when necessary

Describes

Does not describe

51%

49%

48%

52%

42%

58%

56%

44%

51%

49%

54%

46%

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10. Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Donald Trump?

Is prepared to be
Commander in Chief
Could handle an
unexpected crisis
well
Would make you feel
safe, if he was
President
Would listen to
advisors on military
and national security
Would stand up to
foreign leaders when
necessary
Could negotiate well
with foreign leaders
when necessary

Describes

Does not describe

40%

60%

43%

57%

41%

59%

47%

53%

64%

36%

46%

54%

11. Regardless of whether or not you support her, do you think Hillary Clinton would be too
quick or too slow to use U.S. military force?
Too quick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16%
Too slow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45%
Would use about the right approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39%

12. Regardless of whether or not you support him, do you think Donald Trump would be too
quick or too slow to use U.S. military force?
Too quick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56%
Too slow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5%
Would use about the right approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39%

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13. Do you think it would ever be justified for the U.S. to use nuclear weapons against areas
controlled by terrorist organizations, such as Al Qaeda or ISIS?
Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24%
No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27%

14. Would you approve or disapprove of sending large numbers of U.S. military troops into
areas controlled by terrorist organizations like ISIS or Al Qaeda?
Approve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34%
Disapprove . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27%

15. In general, do you think Presidents should...


Listen to foreign policy experts who know more than they do . . . . . . . . . . . . 84%
Listen to their own instincts, because the experts are often wrong . . . . . . . 16%

16. How serious do you feel the threat of terrorism against the U.S. is today?
Very serious . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52%
Somewhat serious . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37%
Not very serious . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9%
Not serious . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%

17. Regardless of whether you support her now, how do you feel Hillary Clinton did as
Secretary of State?
Very successful . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24%
Somewhat successful . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28%
Not successful . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48%

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18. Regardless of whether you support him now, what did you think of Donald Trumps visit to
Mexico?
Very successful . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21%
Somewhat successful . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28%
Not successful . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51%

19. Generally speaking, do you think the Islamic religion encourages violence more or less
than other religions around the world?
More . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57%
Less . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6%
About the same . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37%

20. How much do you think each candidate knows about other countries and foreign policy?

Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump

A lot
56%
13%

Some
31%
35%

Not too much


13%
52%

21. In the war against terrorism, is America...


Winning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15%
Losing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29%
Its a stalemate so far . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43%
There really isnt a war on terrorism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13%

22. How has Mike Pence as the Republican Vice-Presidential nominee affected your support
for Donald Trump and the Republican Presidential ticket? Is it making you...
A lot more likely to support Trump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12%
A little more likely to support Trump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12%
Makes no difference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58%
A little less likely to support Trump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4%
A lot less likely to support Trump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14%

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23. How has Tim Kaine as the Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee affected your support
for Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Presidential ticket? Is it making you...
A lot more likely to support Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8%
A little more likely to support Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9%
Makes no difference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68%
A little less likely to support Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4%
A lot less likely to support Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11%

24. In the years since 9-11, have there been more or fewer terror attacks than you had
expected?
More . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40%
Fewer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33%
About as many as you expected . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27%

25. Do you think the U.S. should temporarily ban Muslims from other countries from entering
the United States, or not?
Should ban . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47%
Should not ban . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53%

26. How many potential terrorists do you think are living in the U.S. today?
A lot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47%
Some . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33%
A few . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19%
None . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1%

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27. In general, how would you describe your own political viewpoint?
Very liberal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12%
Somewhat liberal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13%
Moderate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36%
Somewhat conservative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19%
Very conservative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4%

28. Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a...?


Strong Democrat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26%
Not very strong Democrat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10%
Lean Democrat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9%
Independent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12%
Lean Republican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10%
Not very strong Republican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13%
Strong Republican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1%

29. How do you feel about the Tea Party movement?


Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21%
Oppose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41%
Neutral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38%

30. Would you describe yourself as a born-again or evangelical Christian?


Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26%
No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5%

31. Are you male or female?


Male . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48%
Female . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52%

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32. In what year were you born? [Age recoded from birth year]
18-29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16%
30-44 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25%
45-64 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39%
65+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19%

33. What racial or ethnic group best describes you?


White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76%
Black . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12%
Hispanic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7%
Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4%

34. What is the highest level of education you have completed?


HS or less . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24%
Some college . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30%
College grad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30%
Post grad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16%

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1. U.S. Leader in Global Terrorism Fight
To be effective, the global fight against terrorism today...
Gender
Needs to be led by the United States
Needs to be led by the people in other
countries
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

65%

65%

64%

55%

61%

69%

68%

65%

61%

68%

60%

35%

35%

36%

45%

39%

31%

32%

35%

39%

32%

40%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,836)

(1,849)

(1,987)

(633)

(951)

(1,511)

(741)

(2,903)

(462)

(286)

(185)

Party ID
Needs to be led by the United States
Needs to be led by the people in other
countries
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

65%

57%

56%

81%

46%

61%

82%

77%

62%

83%

60%

35%

43%

44%

19%

54%

39%

18%

23%

38%

17%

40%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,836)

(1,403)

(1,141)

(1,226)

(952)

(1,528)

(1,356)

(646)

(3,190)

(802)

(3,023)

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2. Approval of Obama on ISIS


Do you approve or disapprove of the Obama Administrations approach to fighting ISIS?
Gender
Strongly approve
Somewhat approve
Somewhat disapprove
Strongly disapprove
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

15%
24%
15%
38%
7%

14%
26%
15%
42%
3%

16%
23%
15%
35%
11%

11%
30%
21%
22%
15%

14%
24%
18%
35%
9%

16%
24%
12%
43%
6%

19%
21%
10%
47%
3%

11%
23%
16%
44%
6%

38%
33%
8%
7%
14%

21%
27%
15%
28%
8%

14%
26%
8%
41%
10%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,867)

(1,860)

(2,007)

(637)

(954)

(1,527)

(749)

(2,927)

(464)

(287)

(188)

Party ID
Strongly approve
Somewhat approve
Somewhat disapprove
Strongly disapprove
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

15%
24%
15%
38%
7%

33%
44%
9%
6%
9%

7%
22%
18%
45%
7%

2%
5%
18%
69%
5%

33%
44%
9%
5%
8%

14%
29%
18%
28%
11%

4%
5%
15%
73%
3%

5%
9%
17%
64%
5%

17%
28%
14%
33%
8%

4%
4%
11%
79%
2%

18%
30%
16%
27%
9%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,867)

(1,414)

(1,150)

(1,237)

(964)

(1,536)

(1,367)

(653)

(3,214)

(810)

(3,046)

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3. Remember September 11
How well do you feel you personally remember the terrorist attacks of September 11th 2001?
Gender
Very well
Somewhat well
Not too well
I was too young at the time
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

82%
13%
2%
3%

83%
12%
3%
3%

81%
14%
2%
2%

46%
31%
9%
14%

85%
12%
2%
1%

91%
8%
1%
0%

90%
9%
1%
0%

84%
12%
2%
2%

75%
15%
5%
4%

75%
19%
4%
2%

78%
15%
1%
6%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,868)

(1,860)

(2,008)

(638)

(955)

(1,526)

(750)

(2,929)

(464)

(287)

(187)

Party ID
Very well
Somewhat well
Not too well
I was too young at the time
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

82%
13%
2%
3%

77%
16%
4%
3%

83%
13%
2%
3%

87%
9%
2%
2%

79%
14%
3%
4%

78%
17%
3%
2%

88%
8%
2%
2%

86%
12%
1%
1%

81%
13%
3%
3%

91%
6%
1%
2%

80%
15%
3%
3%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,868)

(1,415)

(1,150)

(1,237)

(964)

(1,537)

(1,367)

(654)

(3,214)

(809)

(3,047)

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4. National Unity after September 11


After the attacks of September 11th, many people described a spirit of national unity in the U.S. as Americans came together after the tragedy. Today do you think
a sense of national unity...
Gender
Is still very much there
Is a little bit there
Has vanished
Was never there in the first place
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

9%
32%
52%
7%

8%
30%
53%
9%

10%
33%
50%
7%

6%
33%
48%
12%

7%
30%
55%
8%

11%
31%
51%
7%

9%
34%
51%
6%

7%
32%
54%
7%

17%
33%
38%
11%

16%
31%
44%
9%

5%
28%
54%
13%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,863)

(1,859)

(2,004)

(635)

(954)

(1,525)

(749)

(2,925)

(464)

(286)

(188)

Party ID
Is still very much there
Is a little bit there
Has vanished
Was never there in the first place
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

9%
32%
52%
7%

13%
34%
42%
11%

6%
28%
56%
10%

6%
33%
59%
2%

10%
27%
46%
17%

10%
35%
48%
6%

7%
31%
60%
3%

7%
33%
57%
2%

9%
31%
50%
9%

6%
26%
65%
4%

10%
33%
48%
9%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,863)

(1,413)

(1,150)

(1,237)

(962)

(1,533)

(1,367)

(653)

(3,210)

(809)

(3,043)

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5. Role in U.S. Terror Fight Promoting free markets and economic systems in other countries
How big a role should each of these play in United States approach to fighting terrorism now...
Gender
Major
Minor
No part
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

37%
44%
19%

40%
42%
18%

34%
46%
20%

40%
41%
19%

35%
45%
20%

36%
46%
19%

37%
44%
18%

36%
44%
19%

34%
51%
15%

48%
34%
18%

32%
42%
26%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,825)

(1,849)

(1,976)

(617)

(944)

(1,522)

(743)

(2,897)

(460)

(282)

(186)

Party ID
Major
Minor
No part
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

37%
44%
19%

39%
46%
15%

34%
42%
24%

37%
44%
18%

37%
44%
19%

35%
45%
20%

39%
44%
18%

36%
43%
21%

37%
45%
19%

37%
43%
20%

36%
45%
19%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,825)

(1,399)

(1,138)

(1,227)

(955)

(1,517)

(1,353)

(645)

(3,180)

(805)

(3,009)

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6. Role in U.S. Terror Fight Using U.S. military power against terrorists wherever possible
How big a role should each of these play in United States approach to fighting terrorism now...
Gender
Major
Minor
No part
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

60%
34%
6%

60%
35%
6%

59%
33%
7%

38%
47%
15%

55%
38%
7%

68%
28%
4%

66%
30%
4%

60%
34%
6%

57%
35%
8%

63%
31%
7%

55%
35%
10%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,837)

(1,850)

(1,987)

(625)

(944)

(1,524)

(744)

(2,902)

(462)

(287)

(186)

Party ID
Major
Minor
No part
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

60%
34%
6%

47%
45%
8%

54%
38%
8%

80%
18%
2%

32%
55%
14%

58%
35%
6%

80%
18%
2%

75%
22%
3%

56%
36%
7%

83%
15%
2%

53%
39%
8%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,837)

(1,405)

(1,140)

(1,231)

(955)

(1,521)

(1,362)

(649)

(3,188)

(806)

(3,020)

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7. Role in U.S. Terror Fight Promoting the right kind of faith and religious values around the world
How big a role should each of these play in United States approach to fighting terrorism now...
Gender
Major
Minor
No part
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

25%
25%
50%

23%
24%
53%

27%
25%
48%

25%
23%
51%

25%
24%
51%

26%
24%
49%

24%
27%
50%

23%
24%
53%

38%
27%
35%

35%
22%
43%

23%
25%
52%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,824)

(1,848)

(1,976)

(617)

(943)

(1,521)

(744)

(2,896)

(460)

(282)

(186)

Party ID
Major
Minor
No part
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

25%
25%
50%

23%
21%
56%

20%
22%
58%

32%
31%
37%

14%
14%
72%

24%
26%
50%

35%
30%
35%

43%
29%
28%

22%
24%
55%

35%
31%
34%

23%
23%
55%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,824)

(1,400)

(1,136)

(1,227)

(953)

(1,517)

(1,353)

(646)

(3,178)

(804)

(3,008)

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8. Role in U.S. Terror Fight More restrictions on immigration into the U.S.
How big a role should each of these play in United States approach to fighting terrorism now...
Gender
Major
Minor
No part
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

55%
27%
18%

53%
26%
21%

56%
28%
16%

31%
34%
34%

50%
27%
23%

62%
25%
13%

64%
25%
11%

57%
25%
18%

42%
41%
17%

51%
27%
22%

49%
28%
23%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,833)

(1,854)

(1,979)

(617)

(947)

(1,522)

(746)

(2,903)

(460)

(283)

(186)

Party ID
Major
Minor
No part
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

55%
27%
18%

31%
38%
30%

54%
27%
19%

82%
14%
4%

16%
38%
46%

53%
33%
14%

84%
12%
3%

80%
15%
5%

50%
29%
21%

89%
9%
2%

45%
32%
23%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,833)

(1,400)

(1,140)

(1,230)

(955)

(1,518)

(1,359)

(647)

(3,186)

(808)

(3,014)

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9. Role in U.S. Terror Fight Promoting human rights and tolerance around the world
How big a role should each of these play in United States approach to fighting terrorism now...
Gender
Major
Minor
No part
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

60%
31%
9%

57%
32%
10%

63%
29%
8%

66%
26%
8%

61%
30%
9%

59%
31%
9%

57%
34%
8%

59%
32%
9%

71%
26%
3%

68%
23%
9%

53%
33%
15%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,830)

(1,849)

(1,981)

(618)

(946)

(1,520)

(745)

(2,901)

(461)

(282)

(186)

Party ID
Major
Minor
No part
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

60%
31%
9%

78%
18%
4%

57%
32%
12%

44%
44%
12%

85%
13%
3%

61%
30%
9%

42%
44%
13%

50%
40%
11%

63%
29%
8%

39%
45%
17%

66%
27%
7%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,830)

(1,402)

(1,139)

(1,228)

(955)

(1,517)

(1,358)

(647)

(3,182)

(805)

(3,013)

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10. Likelihood of Voting


How likely is it that you will vote in the 2016 Presidential election in November?
Gender
Definitely will vote
Probably will vote
Maybe will vote
Probably will not vote
Definitely will not vote
Dont know
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

93%
6%
1%
0%
0%
0%

95%
4%
0%
0%
0%
0%

90%
7%
2%
0%
0%
0%

86%
11%
2%
0%
0%
0%

91%
6%
2%
0%
0%
0%

95%
4%
1%
0%
0%
0%

96%
4%
1%
0%
0%
0%

93%
5%
1%
0%
0%
0%

91%
7%
2%
0%
0%
0%

90%
6%
4%
0%
0%
0%

94%
5%
1%
0%
0%
0%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,870)

(1,860)

(2,010)

(638)

(955)

(1,527)

(750)

(2,930)

(465)

(287)

(188)

Party ID
Definitely will vote
Probably will vote
Maybe will vote
Probably will not vote
Definitely will not vote
Dont know
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

93%
6%
1%
0%
0%
0%

93%
6%
1%
0%
0%
0%

92%
6%
1%
0%
0%
0%

95%
4%
1%
0%
0%
0%

95%
4%
1%
0%
0%
0%

89%
8%
3%
0%
0%
0%

95%
4%
1%
0%
0%
0%

92%
7%
1%
0%
0%
0%

93%
5%
2%
0%
0%
0%

96%
3%
1%
0%
0%
0%

92%
6%
2%
0%
0%
0%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,870)

(1,416)

(1,150)

(1,239)

(964)

(1,538)

(1,368)

(654)

(3,216)

(811)

(3,048)

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11. Presidential Vote 2016


If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Hillary Clinton, the Democrat, and Donald Trump, the Republican, who would you
vote for?
Voters selecting someone else in the initial question were given a choice of a selection of third party candidates

Gender
Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Gary Johnson
Jill Stein
Someone else
Not sure
Probably wont vote
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

43%
42%
6%
2%
2%
5%
0%

39%
44%
8%
2%
2%
4%
0%

46%
39%
4%
2%
1%
7%
0%

50%
25%
12%
4%
4%
6%
0%

41%
37%
11%
3%
2%
6%
0%

41%
47%
3%
1%
1%
6%
0%

41%
51%
2%
1%
1%
4%
0%

35%
49%
7%
2%
2%
5%
0%

82%
8%
2%
2%
0%
6%
0%

57%
28%
4%
5%
1%
6%
0%

45%
33%
5%
3%
6%
9%
0%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,841)

(1,851)

(1,990)

(638)

(951)

(1,513)

(740)

(2,910)

(460)

(286)

(185)

Party ID
Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Gary Johnson
Jill Stein
Someone else
Not sure
Probably wont vote
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

43%
42%
6%
2%
2%
5%
0%

87%
5%
2%
1%
1%
4%
0%

31%
43%
12%
5%
2%
6%
0%

4%
82%
6%
0%
2%
5%
0%

86%
3%
2%
6%
1%
2%
0%

47%
33%
9%
1%
1%
9%
0%

7%
79%
6%
0%
3%
4%
0%

11%
71%
7%
0%
3%
7%
0%

49%
36%
6%
2%
2%
5%
0%

6%
83%
4%
0%
3%
4%
0%

52%
31%
7%
2%
1%
6%
0%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,841)

(1,402)

(1,141)

(1,233)

(958)

(1,522)

(1,360)

(651)

(3,190)

(806)

(3,024)

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12. Judging President on Foreign Policy


In judging a President on foreign policy, the best approach is:
Gender
Focus on their big ideas and values
first, and the details will work
themselves out
Focus on specifics and fine details on
their policies first, and the big picture
will sort itself out
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

54%

55%

52%

53%

56%

53%

52%

59%

29%

44%

51%

46%

45%

48%

47%

44%

47%

48%

41%

71%

56%

49%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,818)

(1,842)

(1,976)

(630)

(946)

(1,507)

(734)

(2,889)

(459)

(285)

(185)

Party ID
Focus on their big ideas and values
first, and the details will work
themselves out
Focus on specifics and fine details on
their policies first, and the big picture
will sort itself out
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

54%

39%

57%

67%

41%

50%

67%

62%

52%

68%

50%

46%

61%

43%

33%

59%

50%

33%

38%

48%

32%

50%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,818)

(1,395)

(1,130)

(1,228)

(951)

(1,514)

(1,353)

(646)

(3,172)

(804)

(3,002)

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13. Clinton Traits Is prepared to be Commander in Chief


Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Hillary Clinton?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

51%
49%

47%
53%

54%
46%

59%
41%

51%
49%

49%
51%

47%
53%

43%
57%

88%
12%

67%
33%

54%
46%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,815)

(1,837)

(1,978)

(622)

(942)

(1,519)

(733)

(2,892)

(456)

(280)

(187)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

51%
49%

90%
10%

42%
58%

15%
85%

90%
10%

59%
41%

14%
86%

22%
78%

57%
43%

12%
88%

61%
39%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,815)

(1,395)

(1,135)

(1,224)

(947)

(1,515)

(1,353)

(646)

(3,170)

(805)

(2,999)

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14. Clinton Traits Could handle an unexpected crisis well


Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Hillary Clinton?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

48%
52%

45%
55%

52%
48%

57%
43%

48%
52%

47%
53%

44%
56%

41%
59%

86%
14%

62%
38%

52%
48%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,809)

(1,838)

(1,971)

(621)

(948)

(1,511)

(729)

(2,887)

(455)

(280)

(187)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

48%
52%

89%
11%

39%
61%

12%
88%

88%
12%

56%
44%

13%
87%

21%
79%

54%
46%

10%
90%

59%
41%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,809)

(1,388)

(1,134)

(1,227)

(946)

(1,509)

(1,354)

(648)

(3,161)

(806)

(2,993)

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15. Clinton Traits Would make you feel safe, if she was President
Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Hillary Clinton?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

42%
58%

38%
62%

45%
55%

47%
53%

39%
61%

42%
58%

40%
60%

34%
66%

82%
18%

55%
45%

40%
60%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,811)

(1,834)

(1,977)

(621)

(945)

(1,515)

(730)

(2,892)

(456)

(276)

(187)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

42%
58%

84%
16%

29%
71%

6%
94%

81%
19%

46%
54%

9%
91%

14%
86%

47%
53%

6%
94%

51%
49%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,811)

(1,388)

(1,134)

(1,227)

(949)

(1,507)

(1,356)

(648)

(3,163)

(802)

(2,999)

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16. Clinton Traits Would listen to advisors on military and national security
Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Hillary Clinton?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

56%
44%

54%
46%

58%
42%

64%
36%

55%
45%

56%
44%

52%
48%

50%
50%

89%
11%

66%
34%

58%
42%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,814)

(1,843)

(1,971)

(620)

(949)

(1,515)

(730)

(2,892)

(456)

(280)

(187)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

56%
44%

92%
8%

49%
51%

23%
77%

90%
10%

63%
37%

25%
75%

29%
71%

62%
38%

21%
79%

66%
34%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,814)

(1,392)

(1,135)

(1,227)

(949)

(1,514)

(1,352)

(648)

(3,166)

(806)

(2,998)

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17. Clinton Traits Would stand up to foreign leaders when necessary


Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Hillary Clinton?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

51%
49%

48%
52%

53%
47%

59%
41%

51%
49%

49%
51%

47%
53%

43%
57%

88%
12%

67%
33%

53%
47%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,811)

(1,844)

(1,967)

(616)

(948)

(1,515)

(732)

(2,885)

(457)

(281)

(188)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

51%
49%

90%
10%

42%
58%

15%
85%

89%
11%

58%
42%

15%
85%

23%
77%

56%
44%

11%
89%

61%
39%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,811)

(1,397)

(1,136)

(1,216)

(951)

(1,516)

(1,344)

(642)

(3,169)

(806)

(2,994)

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18. Clinton Traits Could negotiate well with foreign leaders when necessary
Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Hillary Clinton?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

54%
46%

51%
49%

57%
43%

64%
36%

55%
45%

52%
48%

49%
51%

47%
53%

89%
11%

67%
33%

54%
46%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,812)

(1,842)

(1,970)

(616)

(949)

(1,517)

(731)

(2,889)

(456)

(280)

(187)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

54%
46%

91%
9%

46%
54%

19%
81%

89%
11%

63%
37%

19%
81%

26%
74%

60%
40%

15%
85%

64%
36%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,812)

(1,395)

(1,135)

(1,220)

(950)

(1,515)

(1,347)

(642)

(3,170)

(805)

(2,996)

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19. Trump Traits Is prepared to be Commander in Chief


Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Donald Trump?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

40%
60%

42%
58%

37%
63%

27%
73%

36%
64%

44%
56%

46%
54%

45%
55%

14%
86%

34%
66%

31%
69%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,818)

(1,844)

(1,975)

(623)

(940)

(1,511)

(745)

(2,894)

(458)

(282)

(185)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

40%
60%

10%
90%

41%
59%

73%
27%

5%
95%

34%
66%

71%
29%

66%
34%

34%
66%

78%
22%

29%
71%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,818)

(1,400)

(1,138)

(1,220)

(956)

(1,512)

(1,350)

(644)

(3,174)

(799)

(3,009)

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20. Trump Traits Could handle an unexpected crisis well


Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Donald Trump?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

43%
57%

45%
55%

41%
59%

25%
75%

41%
59%

48%
52%

50%
50%

49%
51%

15%
85%

30%
70%

34%
66%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,818)

(1,845)

(1,973)

(620)

(943)

(1,516)

(738)

(2,894)

(458)

(281)

(186)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

43%
57%

10%
90%

45%
55%

79%
21%

6%
94%

37%
63%

76%
24%

72%
28%

37%
63%

82%
18%

33%
67%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,818)

(1,395)

(1,139)

(1,224)

(954)

(1,513)

(1,351)

(647)

(3,171)

(801)

(3,006)

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Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Donald Trump?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

41%
59%

44%
56%

39%
61%

27%
73%

38%
62%

46%
54%

50%
50%

47%
53%

13%
87%

35%
65%

31%
69%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,824)

(1,847)

(1,978)

(622)

(945)

(1,516)

(742)

(2,897)

(459)

(282)

(185)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

41%
59%

9%
91%

43%
57%

77%
23%

5%
95%

35%
65%

75%
25%

69%
31%

36%
64%

81%
19%

31%
69%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,824)

(1,402)

(1,139)

(1,223)

(956)

(1,517)

(1,351)

(648)

(3,176)

(800)

(3,013)

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22. Trump Traits Would listen to advisors on military and national security
Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Donald Trump?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

47%
53%

51%
49%

43%
57%

33%
67%

43%
57%

52%
48%

54%
46%

54%
46%

17%
83%

37%
63%

36%
64%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,823)

(1,847)

(1,977)

(623)

(943)

(1,513)

(745)

(2,899)

(458)

(282)

(185)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

47%
53%

14%
86%

51%
49%

81%
19%

11%
89%

41%
59%

80%
20%

74%
26%

41%
59%

86%
14%

37%
63%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,823)

(1,397)

(1,140)

(1,224)

(953)

(1,514)

(1,356)

(649)

(3,174)

(800)

(3,013)

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23. Trump Traits Would stand up to foreign leaders when necessary


Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Donald Trump?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

64%
36%

67%
33%

61%
39%

53%
47%

64%
36%

68%
32%

66%
34%

69%
31%

41%
59%

50%
50%

60%
40%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,819)

(1,842)

(1,977)

(620)

(942)

(1,514)

(742)

(2,895)

(458)

(280)

(186)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

64%
36%

34%
66%

69%
31%

93%
7%

34%
66%

59%
41%

90%
10%

86%
14%

59%
41%

94%
6%

56%
44%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,819)

(1,395)

(1,139)

(1,224)

(952)

(1,514)

(1,353)

(648)

(3,171)

(801)

(3,007)

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24. Trump Traits Could negotiate well with foreign leaders when necessary
Which of these do you feel describe or do not describe Donald Trump?
Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

46%
54%

50%
50%

42%
58%

32%
68%

42%
58%

52%
48%

52%
48%

52%
48%

17%
83%

40%
60%

40%
60%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,819)

(1,844)

(1,974)

(619)

(944)

(1,513)

(742)

(2,893)

(458)

(282)

(186)

Party ID
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

46%
54%

13%
87%

51%
49%

80%
20%

9%
91%

40%
60%

79%
21%

72%
28%

41%
59%

86%
14%

35%
65%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,819)

(1,397)

(1,140)

(1,220)

(953)

(1,514)

(1,352)

(644)

(3,175)

(800)

(3,007)

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25. Clinton Use of Force


Regardless of whether or not you support her, do you think Hillary Clinton would be too quick or too slow to use U.S. military force?
Gender
Too quick
Too slow
Would use about the right approach
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

16%
45%
39%

18%
48%
35%

14%
42%
44%

32%
33%
36%

19%
45%
37%

11%
47%
42%

9%
51%
40%

16%
51%
33%

8%
14%
78%

24%
35%
41%

22%
42%
36%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,843)

(1,852)

(1,991)

(631)

(950)

(1,521)

(742)

(2,910)

(463)

(287)

(183)

Party ID
Too quick
Too slow
Would use about the right approach
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

16%
45%
39%

14%
11%
75%

23%
48%
29%

11%
81%
8%

22%
6%
71%

15%
39%
45%

12%
78%
10%

14%
72%
14%

16%
39%
44%

15%
79%
6%

16%
36%
48%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,843)

(1,408)

(1,142)

(1,229)

(959)

(1,526)

(1,358)

(645)

(3,199)

(804)

(3,028)

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26. Trump Use of Force


Regardless of whether or not you support him, do you think Donald Trump would be too quick or too slow to use U.S. military force?
Gender
Too quick
Too slow
Would use about the right approach
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

56%
5%
39%

54%
3%
42%

57%
6%
36%

70%
8%
22%

60%
6%
34%

51%
4%
45%

49%
2%
49%

52%
3%
45%

76%
12%
11%

62%
9%
29%

62%
8%
31%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,846)

(1,849)

(1,997)

(635)

(950)

(1,516)

(745)

(2,912)

(463)

(287)

(183)

Party ID
Too quick
Too slow
Would use about the right approach
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

56%
5%
39%

84%
8%
8%

55%
3%
42%

25%
2%
73%

92%
3%
5%

61%
7%
32%

24%
4%
72%

32%
4%
64%

61%
5%
34%

19%
4%
77%

66%
5%
29%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,846)

(1,412)

(1,140)

(1,230)

(961)

(1,529)

(1,356)

(648)

(3,198)

(804)

(3,030)

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27. Use of Nuclear Weapons


Do you think it would ever be justified for the U.S. to use nuclear weapons against areas controlled by terrorist organizations, such as Al Qaeda or ISIS?
Gender
Yes
No
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

24%
49%
27%

25%
54%
21%

24%
45%
32%

25%
50%
25%

28%
49%
23%

25%
47%
28%

18%
53%
29%

25%
50%
25%

18%
46%
36%

31%
39%
30%

21%
58%
22%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,854)

(1,854)

(2,001)

(630)

(955)

(1,523)

(746)

(2,916)

(464)

(287)

(187)

Party ID
Yes
No
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

24%
49%
27%

16%
60%
24%

23%
54%
23%

36%
33%
31%

10%
75%
15%

22%
47%
30%

36%
33%
31%

34%
35%
31%

22%
52%
26%

42%
29%
29%

19%
55%
26%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,854)

(1,412)

(1,145)

(1,232)

(958)

(1,536)

(1,361)

(648)

(3,206)

(808)

(3,035)

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28. Sending Troops to Fight Terror


Would you approve or disapprove of sending large numbers of U.S. military troops into areas controlled by terrorist organizations like ISIS or Al Qaeda?
Gender
Approve
Disapprove
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

34%
39%
27%

38%
40%
22%

30%
38%
33%

26%
46%
28%

35%
38%
27%

38%
35%
27%

31%
42%
27%

36%
37%
27%

23%
51%
26%

35%
37%
28%

31%
36%
34%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,857)

(1,857)

(2,000)

(634)

(951)

(1,523)

(749)

(2,919)

(463)

(287)

(188)

Party ID
Approve
Disapprove
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

34%
39%
27%

19%
53%
28%

32%
44%
25%

53%
18%
29%

14%
65%
21%

28%
41%
31%

54%
18%
28%

49%
24%
27%

31%
42%
27%

59%
17%
24%

27%
45%
28%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,857)

(1,413)

(1,147)

(1,232)

(963)

(1,535)

(1,359)

(648)

(3,210)

(809)

(3,037)

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29. President Listens to Advisors


In general, do you think Presidents should...
Gender
Listen to foreign policy experts who
know more than they do
Listen to their own instincts, because
the experts are often wrong
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

84%

83%

85%

86%

84%

82%

86%

85%

81%

79%

80%

16%

17%

15%

14%

16%

18%

14%

15%

19%

21%

20%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,811)

(1,844)

(1,967)

(630)

(944)

(1,504)

(733)

(2,887)

(459)

(283)

(182)

Party ID
Listen to foreign policy experts who
know more than they do
Listen to their own instincts, because
the experts are often wrong
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

84%

87%

83%

81%

91%

82%

80%

84%

84%

77%

86%

16%

13%

17%

19%

9%

18%

20%

16%

16%

23%

14%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,811)

(1,397)

(1,132)

(1,218)

(955)

(1,516)

(1,339)

(640)

(3,171)

(800)

(3,000)

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30. Threat of Terrorism


How serious do you feel the threat of terrorism against the U.S. is today?
Gender
Very serious
Somewhat serious
Not very serious
Not serious
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

52%
37%
9%
2%

49%
36%
12%
3%

54%
38%
7%
2%

34%
45%
15%
6%

47%
38%
13%
2%

58%
34%
6%
1%

59%
34%
7%
1%

51%
37%
10%
2%

52%
38%
7%
3%

57%
31%
8%
3%

48%
35%
13%
4%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,865)

(1,860)

(2,005)

(636)

(955)

(1,525)

(750)

(2,927)

(464)

(287)

(187)

Party ID
Very serious
Somewhat serious
Not very serious
Not serious
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

52%
37%
9%
2%

36%
47%
14%
3%

49%
36%
12%
3%

71%
26%
2%
0%

23%
50%
21%
6%

49%
41%
9%
2%

74%
23%
2%
0%

71%
26%
2%
1%

48%
39%
11%
2%

76%
20%
2%
1%

45%
41%
11%
3%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,865)

(1,415)

(1,149)

(1,236)

(963)

(1,536)

(1,367)

(653)

(3,213)

(811)

(3,043)

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31. Clintons Time as Secretary of State


Regardless of whether you support her now, how do you feel Hillary Clinton did as Secretary of State?
Gender
Very successful
Somewhat successful
Not successful
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

24%
28%
48%

20%
28%
52%

27%
29%
44%

22%
41%
37%

22%
30%
49%

25%
25%
50%

25%
22%
53%

19%
25%
56%

48%
44%
8%

35%
32%
33%

22%
30%
48%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,848)

(1,856)

(1,993)

(627)

(952)

(1,523)

(746)

(2,916)

(463)

(283)

(187)

Party ID
Very successful
Somewhat successful
Not successful
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

24%
28%
48%

51%
42%
7%

13%
30%
58%

2%
11%
86%

49%
41%
10%

24%
36%
39%

5%
10%
85%

9%
14%
77%

27%
31%
42%

3%
8%
89%

29%
33%
38%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,848)

(1,413)

(1,139)

(1,232)

(962)

(1,529)

(1,357)

(646)

(3,202)

(809)

(3,027)

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32. Trumps Visit to Mexico


Regardless of whether you support him now, what did you think of Donald Trumps visit to Mexico?
Gender
Very successful
Somewhat successful
Not successful
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

21%
28%
51%

25%
29%
46%

17%
28%
55%

14%
27%
59%

16%
31%
53%

24%
27%
48%

26%
28%
45%

24%
32%
45%

9%
12%
79%

16%
22%
62%

19%
28%
53%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,835)

(1,850)

(1,985)

(628)

(942)

(1,520)

(746)

(2,906)

(461)

(285)

(183)

Party ID
Very successful
Somewhat successful
Not successful
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

21%
28%
51%

4%
12%
83%

23%
31%
46%

39%
44%
17%

2%
11%
87%

16%
26%
57%

40%
43%
17%

33%
44%
23%

19%
25%
56%

49%
41%
9%

14%
25%
62%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,835)

(1,412)

(1,131)

(1,229)

(961)

(1,523)

(1,351)

(648)

(3,187)

(802)

(3,021)

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33. Islamic Religion Encourages Violence


Generally speaking, do you think the Islamic religion encourages violence more or less than other religions around the world?
Gender
More
Less
About the same
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

57%
6%
37%

61%
5%
34%

53%
8%
39%

39%
14%
47%

56%
5%
39%

61%
4%
34%

65%
5%
30%

62%
4%
34%

33%
17%
50%

47%
11%
42%

57%
4%
39%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,841)

(1,857)

(1,984)

(624)

(949)

(1,523)

(744)

(2,906)

(463)

(285)

(187)

Party ID
More
Less
About the same
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

57%
6%
37%

31%
12%
57%

62%
4%
33%

83%
2%
15%

23%
9%
68%

54%
8%
37%

85%
2%
13%

82%
4%
14%

52%
7%
41%

89%
3%
8%

49%
7%
44%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,841)

(1,404)

(1,146)

(1,229)

(954)

(1,528)

(1,359)

(646)

(3,195)

(809)

(3,021)

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34. Candidates Knowledge of Foreign Policy Hillary Clinton


How much do you think each candidate knows about other countries and foreign policy?
Gender

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

A lot
Some
Not too much

56%
31%
13%

54%
30%
15%

57%
31%
12%

59%
25%
17%

54%
34%
13%

57%
30%
13%

55%
32%
13%

51%
34%
15%

80%
15%
5%

62%
30%
8%

60%
22%
18%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,836)

(1,853)

(1,983)

(619)

(947)

(1,523)

(747)

(2,903)

(463)

(286)

(185)

Party ID

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

A lot
Some
Not too much

56%
31%
13%

84%
14%
2%

50%
32%
17%

30%
48%
22%

88%
9%
2%

59%
29%
11%

29%
47%
24%

33%
42%
26%

60%
28%
11%

26%
46%
28%

64%
26%
10%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,836)

(1,409)

(1,140)

(1,227)

(959)

(1,521)

(1,356)

(646)

(3,190)

(808)

(3,017)

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35. Candidates Knowledge of Foreign Policy Donald Trump


How much do you think each candidate knows about other countries and foreign policy?
Gender

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

A lot
Some
Not too much

13%
35%
52%

13%
37%
50%

13%
33%
53%

9%
23%
68%

12%
35%
53%

14%
39%
47%

16%
37%
47%

14%
40%
46%

7%
13%
79%

12%
24%
64%

11%
30%
59%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,822)

(1,854)

(1,968)

(619)

(942)

(1,518)

(743)

(2,891)

(461)

(286)

(185)

Party ID

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

A lot
Some
Not too much

13%
35%
52%

3%
13%
84%

12%
39%
49%

25%
57%
18%

2%
8%
89%

11%
32%
57%

23%
57%
20%

23%
53%
24%

11%
31%
58%

25%
60%
14%

10%
28%
62%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,822)

(1,398)

(1,138)

(1,227)

(956)

(1,511)

(1,355)

(646)

(3,176)

(808)

(3,003)

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36. Winning the War Against Terror


In the war against terrorism, is America...
Gender
Winning
Losing
Its a stalemate so far
There really isnt a war on terrorism
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

15%
29%
43%
13%

17%
28%
41%
15%

12%
30%
46%
11%

16%
21%
41%
21%

16%
28%
43%
13%

13%
32%
44%
11%

15%
31%
44%
10%

12%
31%
43%
13%

28%
14%
46%
12%

24%
29%
36%
11%

8%
29%
46%
17%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,842)

(1,854)

(1,988)

(629)

(950)

(1,521)

(742)

(2,910)

(460)

(287)

(185)

Party ID
Winning
Losing
Its a stalemate so far
There really isnt a war on terrorism
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

15%
29%
43%
13%

26%
13%
45%
16%

9%
31%
42%
18%

7%
46%
42%
6%

25%
10%
39%
26%

16%
25%
49%
11%

6%
47%
40%
7%

8%
44%
41%
7%

16%
26%
44%
14%

7%
53%
34%
6%

17%
22%
46%
15%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,842)

(1,403)

(1,143)

(1,231)

(954)

(1,530)

(1,358)

(647)

(3,195)

(809)

(3,022)

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37. Pence Effect on Ticket


How has Mike Pence as the Republican Vice-Presidential nominee affected your support for Donald Trump and the Republican Presidential ticket? Is it making
you...
Gender
A lot more likely to support Trump
A little more likely to support Trump
Makes no difference
A little less likely to support Trump
A lot less likely to support Trump
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

12%
12%
58%
4%
14%

13%
15%
55%
4%
13%

11%
10%
62%
3%
15%

9%
7%
59%
6%
19%

9%
12%
63%
4%
12%

14%
13%
56%
3%
14%

15%
15%
56%
3%
11%

13%
14%
59%
4%
11%

6%
4%
61%
3%
26%

14%
8%
52%
3%
23%

6%
12%
57%
5%
19%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,848)

(1,853)

(1,995)

(635)

(949)

(1,518)

(746)

(2,916)

(460)

(287)

(185)

Party ID
A lot more likely to support Trump
A little more likely to support Trump
Makes no difference
A little less likely to support Trump
A lot less likely to support Trump
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

12%
12%
58%
4%
14%

2%
3%
64%
4%
27%

12%
14%
59%
5%
11%

24%
22%
51%
2%
2%

1%
2%
66%
5%
27%

9%
9%
62%
5%
15%

23%
23%
49%
1%
3%

23%
23%
48%
3%
4%

10%
10%
60%
4%
16%

26%
27%
44%
1%
3%

8%
9%
62%
4%
17%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,848)

(1,406)

(1,145)

(1,233)

(960)

(1,523)

(1,365)

(649)

(3,200)

(809)

(3,027)

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38. Kaine Effect on Ticket


How has Tim Kaine as the Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee affected your support for Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Presidential ticket? Is it making you...
Gender
A lot more likely to support Clinton
A little more likely to support Clinton
Makes no difference
A little less likely to support Clinton
A lot less likely to support Clinton
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

8%
9%
68%
4%
11%

8%
9%
65%
5%
13%

9%
8%
70%
3%
10%

10%
11%
63%
6%
10%

8%
8%
72%
3%
8%

8%
9%
68%
3%
12%

7%
8%
66%
4%
14%

5%
8%
70%
4%
12%

21%
15%
58%
1%
5%

24%
10%
54%
3%
9%

7%
8%
69%
3%
12%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,851)

(1,854)

(1,997)

(635)

(950)

(1,521)

(744)

(2,914)

(463)

(287)

(186)

Party ID
A lot more likely to support Clinton
A little more likely to support Clinton
Makes no difference
A little less likely to support Clinton
A lot less likely to support Clinton
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

8%
9%
68%
4%
11%

19%
15%
62%
2%
2%

4%
8%
70%
6%
14%

1%
3%
72%
4%
20%

13%
14%
65%
4%
4%

10%
11%
67%
4%
8%

3%
2%
70%
5%
20%

3%
5%
70%
5%
18%

9%
10%
67%
4%
10%

2%
2%
70%
4%
22%

10%
11%
67%
4%
8%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,851)

(1,411)

(1,148)

(1,228)

(962)

(1,526)

(1,363)

(645)

(3,206)

(807)

(3,033)

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39. Terror Attacks in Recent Years


In the years since 9-11, have there been more or fewer terror attacks than you had expected?
Gender
More
Fewer
About as many as you expected
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

40%
33%
27%

34%
38%
28%

45%
29%
26%

37%
31%
32%

37%
30%
33%

41%
35%
24%

45%
35%
20%

40%
34%
26%

39%
32%
30%

46%
29%
25%

38%
33%
29%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,846)

(1,857)

(1,989)

(627)

(951)

(1,524)

(745)

(2,909)

(464)

(287)

(186)

Party ID
More
Fewer
About as many as you expected
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

40%
33%
27%

30%
43%
26%

37%
32%
31%

53%
24%
23%

21%
46%
33%

40%
34%
26%

54%
23%
23%

53%
25%
22%

37%
35%
28%

57%
22%
21%

35%
36%
28%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,846)

(1,410)

(1,142)

(1,230)

(958)

(1,531)

(1,358)

(647)

(3,199)

(806)

(3,030)

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40. Ban Muslims from Entering U.S.


Do you think the U.S. should temporarily ban Muslims from other countries from entering the United States, or not?
Gender
Should ban
Should not ban
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

47%
53%

46%
54%

48%
52%

29%
71%

43%
57%

53%
47%

56%
44%

51%
49%

25%
75%

46%
54%

40%
60%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,824)

(1,851)

(1,973)

(625)

(947)

(1,513)

(739)

(2,895)

(460)

(284)

(186)

Party ID
Should ban
Should not ban
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

47%
53%

21%
79%

49%
51%

76%
24%

10%
90%

44%
56%

78%
22%

74%
26%

42%
58%

83%
17%

38%
62%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,824)

(1,405)

(1,133)

(1,225)

(960)

(1,513)

(1,351)

(639)

(3,185)

(806)

(3,008)

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41. Potential Terrorists in the U.S.


How many potential terrorists do you think are living in the U.S. today?
Gender
A lot
Some
A few
None
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

47%
33%
19%
1%

42%
33%
24%
0%

51%
32%
16%
1%

24%
32%
42%
2%

42%
34%
24%
1%

55%
32%
13%
0%

57%
32%
10%
0%

49%
32%
19%
0%

39%
38%
23%
1%

41%
30%
28%
1%

43%
33%
21%
2%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,854)

(1,857)

(1,997)

(633)

(953)

(1,522)

(746)

(2,917)

(463)

(287)

(187)

Party ID
A lot
Some
A few
None
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race/Ethnicity

Ideology

White Evangelical

Tea Party

Total

Democrat

Independent

Republican

Liberal

Moderate

Conservative

Yes

No

Yes

No

47%
33%
19%
1%

30%
38%
31%
1%

46%
32%
21%
1%

66%
28%
6%
0%

20%
38%
41%
1%

45%
35%
19%
1%

68%
26%
6%
0%

70%
23%
7%
0%

42%
34%
22%
1%

73%
23%
4%
0%

40%
35%
24%
1%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(3,854)

(1,411)

(1,145)

(1,233)

(961)

(1,532)

(1,361)

(650)

(3,204)

(810)

(3,033)

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