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Election 2004 Summary

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Survey of 1,000 Adults April 19-20

Review Data from Prior Survey

April 19 - 20, 2005  Generally speaking, are most American judges too conservative, too liberal, or somewhere in the middle?            Generally speaking, are most American judges too conservative, to liberal, or somewhere in the middle?
Gender 3 Party < 40 > Investors Marital Status Race Age Income
▼ Response ▼ TOTAL Men Women GOP Dem Other < Men Men 40+ < Wom  Wom 40+ Inv Non Married Not married White Black Other 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ < 20k 20k-40k 40-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k>
Too conservative 19% 18% 19% 11% 24% 21% 28% 16% 27% 17% 16% 20% 18% 20% 19% 17% 15% 28% 19% 19% 17% 7% 19% 22% 14% 14% 19% 22%
Too liberal 31% 37% 26% 52% 16% 25% 35% 37% 20% 28% 36% 27% 36% 25% 35% 17% 23% 28% 34% 30% 31% 35% 21% 38% 35% 36% 31% 37%
Somewhere in middle 40% 37% 42% 31% 48% 40% 35% 38% 32% 45% 41% 39% 38% 42% 39% 50% 37% 33% 41% 43% 40% 42% 47% 31% 42% 37% 42% 40%
                                                       
April 19 - 20, 2005  How closely have you followed news stories about the President's judicial nominations and the Democrat's efforts to defeat them?    How closely have you followed news stories about the President's judicial nominations and the Democrat's efforts to defeat them?
Gender 3 Party < 40 > Investors Marital Status Race Age Income
▼ Response ▼ TOTAL Men Women GOP Dem Other < Men Men 40+ < Wom  Wom 40+ Inv Non Married Not married White Black Other 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ < 20k 20k-40k 40-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k>
Very closely 31% 37% 24% 33% 31% 28% 38% 37% 14% 27% 37% 26% 30% 31% 33% 19% 29% 26% 27% 30% 35% 37% 25% 31% 29% 37% 38% 37%
Somewhat closely 34% 36% 32% 40% 31% 28% 34% 36% 32% 32% 35% 33% 38% 27% 32% 40% 37% 33% 34% 33% 35% 33% 29% 32% 34% 34% 35% 51%
Not very closely 24% 18% 31% 22% 23% 30% 18% 18% 38% 28% 21% 27% 22% 28% 26% 21% 18% 28% 32% 20% 22% 17% 26% 26% 33% 20% 17% 8%
Not at all 7% 4% 10% 3% 8% 11% 5% 4% 13% 9% 4% 10% 7% 8% 7% 10% 7% 9% 4% 14% 5% 3% 11% 10% 3% 3% 7% 3%
                                                       
April 19 - 20, 2005  Some people nominated by President Bush have enough votes in the Senate to be confirmed and become an Appeals Court judge.  However, Senate Democrats say they                     
 will use Senate rules in a way that will prevent a vote from ever being taken on these nominees.  Should every nominee receive an up or down vote on the floor of the Senate?                    
Gender 3 Party < 40 > Investors Marital Status Race Age Income
▼ Response ▼ TOTAL Men Women GOP Dem Other < Men Men 40+ < Wom  Wom 40+ Inv Non Married Not married White Black Other 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ < 20k 20k-40k 40-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k>
Yes 45% 51% 40% 60% 32% 44% 45% 52% 31% 43% 52% 40% 50% 39% 49% 31% 35% 38% 49% 51% 46% 44% 36% 47% 44% 54% 54% 54%
No 21% 26% 17% 14% 29% 21% 34% 24% 24% 15% 21% 22% 21% 22% 22% 18% 22% 29% 19% 19% 21% 17% 17% 25% 23% 22% 22% 28%
                                                       
April 19 - 20, 2005  Should the Senate rules be changed so that a vote must be taken on every person that the President nominates to become a judge?        Should the Senate rules be changed so that a vote must be taken on every person that the President nominates to become a judge?
Gender 3 Party < 40 > Investors Marital Status Race Age Income
▼ Response ▼ TOTAL Men Women GOP Dem Other < Men Men 40+ < Wom  Wom 40+ Inv Non Married Not married White Black Other 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ < 20k 20k-40k 40-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k>
Yes 56% 59% 54% 65% 50% 53% 58% 59% 46% 56% 54% 58% 58% 53% 57% 56% 48% 52% 54% 61% 62% 50% 56% 58% 56% 65% 60% 46%
No 26% 28% 23% 22% 30% 24% 29% 28% 26% 22% 31% 21% 26% 25% 26% 20% 26% 27% 28% 23% 22% 28% 20% 29% 20% 24% 27% 44%
                                                       
April 19 - 20, 2005  Who so you trust more on the topic of judicial nominations…President Bush or Democrats in the Senate?            Who so you trust more on the topic of judicial nominations…President Bush or Democrats in the Senate?
Gender 3 Party < 40 > Investors Marital Status Race Age Income
▼ Response ▼ TOTAL Men Women GOP Dem Other < Men Men 40+ < Wom  Wom 40+ Inv Non Married Not married White Black Other 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ < 20k 20k-40k 40-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k>
President Bush 38% 40% 37% 75% 8% 30% 43% 40% 32% 38% 45% 33% 45% 29% 45% 7% 25% 38% 41% 40% 33% 43% 22% 39% 41% 48% 54% 42%
Democrats in the Senate 44% 41% 47% 14% 77% 41% 46% 40% 51% 46% 42% 46% 40% 51% 39% 67% 57% 48% 41% 41% 47% 43% 56% 46% 41% 35% 36% 41%

 

 

 

 

 

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