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CBS NEWS/NEW YORK TIMES POLL

December 4-8, 2015
Q1-Q8 HELD FOR FUTURE RELEASE
Q9. How much attention have you been able to pay to the 2016 Presidential campaign -- a lot, some, not much, or no
attention so far?

A lot
Some
Not much
No attention so far
Don't know/No answer

** REGISTERED VOTERS **
Total Rep
Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
45
53
43
40
36
35
34
38
13
8
16
14
6
2
7
8
1
1
*

Rep Prim Dem Prim
Voters
Voters
%
%
55
46
35
34
6
15
2
6
1
--

Nov15a
%
44
34
16
6
*

Q10. Thinking about the 2016 presidential election, overall, would you say you are very enthusiastic, somewhat
enthusiastic, not too enthusiastic, or not enthusiastic at all about voting?
Very enthusiastic
Somewhat enthusiastic
Not too enthusiastic
Not at all enthusiastic
Don't know/No answer

32
35
22
11
1

40
41
13
5
1

33
31
23
12
1

25
33
26
14
2

40
39
15
5
1

33
37
22
8
1

Q12. Which one of these candidates would you like to see the Republican Party nominate for President in 2016?

Donald Trump
Ted Cruz
Ben Carson
Marco Rubio
Rand Paul
Jeb Bush
Mike Huckabee
John Kasich
Chris Christie
Carly Fiorina
Rick Santorum
Lindsey Graham
George Pataki
Jim Gilmore
Someone Else (Vol.)
None of them (Vol.)
Don't know/No answer
*Less than 0.5%

* Republican Primary Voters *
%
35
16
13
9
4
3
3
3
3
1
*
---*
2
7

Oct15d
%
22
4
26
8
4
7
4
4
1
7
1
2
--2
3
6

Q13. Is your mind made up or is it still too early to say for sure?
* Republican Primary Voters with a Choice*
%
Mind made up
34
Too early
64
Don't know/No answer
2

Oct15d
%
28
71
1

Q14-Q41 HELD FOR FUTURE RELEASE
Q42. Which one of these candidates would you like to see the Democratic Party nominate for President in 2016?

Hillary Clinton
Bernie Sanders
Martin O'Malley
Someone Else (Vol.)
None of them (Vol.)
Don't know/No answer

* DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY VOTERS *
%
52
32
2
5
9

Nov15a
%
52
33
5
1
3
6

Q43. Is your mind made up or is it still too early to say for sure?

Mind made up
Too early
Don't know/No answer

* DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY VOTERS WITH A CHOICE *
%
54
45
1

49
50
1

Q44-Q70 HELD FOR FUTURE RELEASE
Q71. If Donald Trump is elected as President, what best describes your feelings about what he will do in office -- excited,
optimistic, but not excited, concerned, but not scared, or scared?

Excited
Optimistic, not excited
Concerned, not scared
Scared
Don't know/No answer

** REGISTERED VOTERS **
Total Rep
Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
11
25
2
8
24
41
8
23
24
20
25
26
40
13
63
41
2
1
2
2

Q72. If Hillary Clinton is elected as President, what best describes your feelings about what she will do in office -excited, optimistic, but not excited, concerned, but not scared, or scared?
** REGISTERED VOTERS **
Total Rep
Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
9
2
22
4
33
8
54
35
23
24
17
27
34
65
6
32
1
1
1
1

Excited
Optimistic, not excited
Concerned, not scared
Scared
Don't know/No answer

Total Respondents
Total registered voters

Unweighted
1,275
1,053

Weighted
973

Total Republicans
Total Democrats
Total Independents

342
383
550

304
365
607

Total Republican Primary Voters
Total Democratic Primary Voters

431
384

369
354