Princeton Survey Research Associates International November 2011 Omnibus Week 1
November 2011 Omnibus Week 1Princeton Survey Research Associates International forNational Journal
Final Topline ResultsNovember 7, 20111,005 adults age 18 and olderMargin of error: Plus or minus 3.7 percentage pointsInterviewing dates: November 3 – 6, 2011Notes: Due to rounding, percentages may not add to 100. An asterisk (*) indicates values lessthan 0.5%.CC1. Now thinking about the U.S. Congress… Please tell me how important you think it is forCongress to reach agreement on each of the following BEFORE THE END OF THIS YEAR.First, how important is it that Congress agrees on…[INSERT ITEM; RANDOMIZE]? Next,[INSERT ITEM; RANDOMIZE].[READ FOR FIRST ITEM, THEN REPEAT AS NECESSARY: Is it very important, somewhatimportant, not too important, or not at all important for Congress to do this before theend of this year?] VeryimportantSomewhatimportantNot tooimportantNot at allimportant(VOL.)Don’t know/Refuseda.
New federal spending to try to create jobs by rehabilitating public schools,improving roads and mass transit, andpreventing layoffs of teachers, policeofficers, and other first respondersNov 3-6, 2011 68 16 7 6 2b.
New federal efforts to try to create jobs by cutting the Social Securitytaxes paid by workers and employersNov 3-6, 2011 35 30 13 17 6c.
New legislation to reduce the federaldeficit through a combination of spending cuts and tax increases onhigh income familiesNov 3-6, 2011 58 24 5 8 5d.
New legislation to reduce the federaldeficit solely by cutting spending onfederal programs, includingentitlements such as Medicare andMedicaid