Anderson Robbins Research (D) / Shaw & Company Research (R) N= 912 registered voters (708 landline, 204 cell phone)

Interviews Conducted: June 5-7, 2011

For Release 6PM ET Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Methodology The Fox News Poll is conducted under the joint direction of Anderson Robbins Research (D) and Shaw & Company Research (R). The poll is based on live telephone interviews with a national sample of 912 registered voters, and was conducted June 5-7, 2011 in the evenings. Landline and cell phone telephone numbers were randomly selected for inclusion in the survey using a probability proportionate to size method, which means that phone numbers for each state are proportional to the number of voters in each state. Results based on the full sample have a margin of error of ± 3%. Results among subgroups have larger sampling errors, including: Democrats (n = 402) ± 5% Republicans (n = 333) ± 5.5% Independents (n = 154) ± 8% GOP Primary Voters (n = 338) ± 5.5% LV = likely voters Results from Fox News polls before February 2011 were conducted by Opinion Dynamics Corp.

1.

Do you approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as president? *** President Obama Job Ratings Summary ***
Approve Disapprove (Don’t know)

Latest (5-7 Jun 11) High (27-28 Jan 09) Low (14-15 Dec 10) Average 5-7 Jun 11 15-17 May 11 25-27 Apr 11 3-5 Apr 11 14-16 Mar 11 7-9 Feb 11 18-19 Jan 11 14-15 Dec 10 26-28 Oct 10 RV 26-28 Oct 10 LV 11-13 Oct 10 RV 11-13 Oct 10 LV 28-29 Sep 10 14-16 Sep 10 1-2 Sep 10 10-11 Aug 10 27-28 Jul 10 13-14 Jul 10 29-30 Jun 10 8-9 Jun 10 18-19 May 10 4-5 May 10 20-21 Apr 10 6-7 Apr 10 16-17 Mar 10 23-24 Feb 10 2-3 Feb 10 12-13 Jan 10 8-9 Dec 09 17-18 Nov 09 27-28 Oct 09 13-14 Oct 09 29-30 Sep 09 15-16 Sep 09 11-12 Aug 09 21-22 Jul 09

48% 65% 40% 49% Approve 48% 55% 47% 49% 49% 51% 47% 40% 41% 40% 43% 43% 42% 42% 46% 43% 43% 43% 47% 46% 45% 48% 46% 43% 46% 47% 46% 50% 50% 46% 50% 49% 50% 54% 53% 54%

43 16 51 42 Disapprove 43 41 47 47 44 43 44 51 50 55 47 52 49 52 48 49 50 48 45 45 46 43 46 48 48 45 47 42 44 46 41 45 42 39 40 38

8 19 9 8 (Don’t know) 8 4 5 5 7 6 8 9 9 5 9 5 9 6 6 8 7 9 9 8 8 9 8 9 6 8 7 8 7 8 10 6 8 8 7 8

9-10 Jun 09 12-13 May 09 22-23 Apr 09 31 Mar-1 Apr 09 3-4 Mar 09 17-18 Feb 09 27-28 Jan 09 Questions 2 – 15 released separately Moving on… 16.

Approve 62% 60% 62% 58% 63% 60% 65%

Disapprove 31 30 29 32 26 26 16

(Don’t know) 8 9 8 9 11 14 19

If the 2012 presidential election were held today, would you definitely vote to re-elect Barack Obama, probably vote to re-elect Obama, probably vote for someone else, or definitely vote for someone else? Vote to - Re-elect Obama Total Def Prob 44% 28 16 42% 23 19 39% 19 20 43% 23 20 43% 26 17 52% 37 15 Vote for - Someone else Total Prob Def 49 13 36 51 15 36 54 14 40 47 11 36 48 14 34 31 8 23 (Don’t (Too (Not know/ soon) vote) refused) 4 1 2 5 2 6 1 9 2 7 2 14 1 1

5-7 Jun 11 18-19 Jan 11 28-29 Sep 10 12-13 Jan 10 13-14 Oct 09 22-23 April 09

17.

If you could be guaranteed that either the economy would stay in a slump but your favorite candidate would win the next presidential election, or that the economy would turn around and grow stronger than ever but your candidate would lose, which would you choose? Favorite candidate winning the presidency The economy growing stronger than ever (Don’t know) 15% 77 8

18.

In the presidential primary election or caucus in your state next year, are you more likely to vote in the Democratic or Republican primary for president, or are you unlikely to participate in either? Democratic Primary Republican Primary Neither (Other/Don’t know) 41% 37 15 7

(REPUBLICAN PRIMARY VOTERS ONLY) 19. I’m going to read a list of potential candidates for the 2012 Republican nomination. Please tell me which one you would like to see as the Republican presidential nominee. (RANDOMIZE LIST) 338 GOP Primary Voters Mitt Romney 23% Rudy Giuliani 13 Sarah Palin 12 Herman Cain 7 Newt Gingrich 7 Tim Pawlenty 5 Ron Paul 5 Michele Bachmann 4 Rick Santorum 4 Jon Huntsman 2 Buddy Roemer 1 Roy Moore Fred Karger Gary Johnson (Mike Huckabee - vol.) 2 (Chris Christie - vol.) 1 (Jeb Bush - vol.) 1 (Donald Trump - vol.) 1 (Someone else) 1 (Too soon to say) 5 (Don't know) 7

(ROTATE ORDER OF THE NEXT TWO QUESTIONS) (REPUBLICAN PRIMARY VOTERS ONLY) 20. How important is it to you that the Republican nominee agrees with you on most major issues? Very important 53% Somewhat important 43 Not very important 2 Not at all important 2 (Don’t know) (REPUBLICAN PRIMARY VOTERS ONLY) 21. How important is it to you that the Republican nominee can beat Barack Obama? Very important 73% Somewhat important 19 Not very important 3 Not at all important 3 (Don’t know) 2

(RESUME ALL) Thinking ahead to the next presidential election, if the election were held today… (RANDOMIZE Q22 - 27) 22. How would you vote if the candidates were: (ROTATE NAMES) Democrat Barack Obama 48% 48% 41% 47%

5-7 Jun 11 7-9 Feb 11 28-29 Sep 10 12-13 Jan 10

Republican Mitt Romney 41 41 40 35

(Other) 1 2 7 5

(Wouldn’t vote) 3 3 2 3

(Don’t know) 7 5 11 10

For reference: Thinking ahead to the next presidential election, if the 2008 general election were held today and the candidates were Democrat [NAME] and Republican [NAME], for whom would you vote? (ROTATE CHOICES) Democrat Barack Republican (Other/Don’t Obama Mitt Romney know) 30-31 Jan 08 51% 33 16 23. How would you vote if the candidates were: (ROTATE NAMES) Democrat Barack Obama 56% 56% 48% 55%

5-7 Jun 11 7-9 Feb 11 28-29 Sep 10 12-13 Jan 10 24.

Republican Sarah Palin 35 35 35 31

(Other) 1 2 7 4

(Wouldn’t vote) 5 4 3 4

(Don’t know) 3 3 8 5

How would you vote if the candidates were: (ROTATE NAMES) Democrat Barack Obama 53% 55% 53% Republican Newt Gingrich 34 35 29

5-7 Jun 11 7-9 Feb 11 12-13 Jan 10

(Other) 2 3 5

(Wouldn’t vote) 5 3 4

(Don’t know) 7 4 9

25.

How would you vote if the candidates were: (ROTATE NAMES) Republican Democrat Rudy Barack Giuliani (Other) Obama 5-7 Jun 11 47% 43 1

(Wouldn’t vote) 4

(Don’t know) 6

For reference: Thinking ahead to the next presidential election, if the 2008 general election were held today and the candidates were Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Rudy Giuliani, for whom would you vote? Barack Rudy (Other/Don’t Obama Giuliani know) 25-26 Sep 07 41% 40 19 17-18 Jul 07 45% 41 14 5-6 Jun 07 41% 46 14 27-28 Mar 07 43% 43 14 13-14 Feb 07 39% 45 16 5-6 Dec 06 35% 46 19 26. How would you vote if the candidates were: (ROTATE NAMES) Republican Democrat Tim Barack Pawlenty (Other) Obama 5-7 Jun 11 50% 32 1 How would you vote if the candidates were: (ROTATE NAMES) Democrat Republican Barack Chris Obama Christie (Other) 5-7 Jun 11 49% 34 1 28-29 Sep 10 42% 30 7

(Wouldn’t vote) 3

(Don’t know) 14

27.

(Wouldn’t vote) 3 2

(Don’t know) 12 19

28. – 32. Regardless of how you might vote, how qualified do you think [NAME] is to be president of the United States? (RANDOMIZE LIST) SCALE: 1. Very qualified 2. Somewhat qualified 3. Not very qualified 4. Not at all qualified 5. (Don’t know) --- Qualified ----- Not qualified --Not Not TOTAL Very Somewhat TOTAL Very At All (Don’t know) Mitt Romney 68% 27 41 21 11 10 11 Newt Gingrich 58% 21 37 33 12 21 9 Tim Pawlenty 43% 10 33 25 12 13 32 Sarah Palin 41% 14 27 56 14 42 3 Herman Cain 32% 7 25 24 11 13 43 Past Trend: Mitt Romney 9-10 Oct 07 54% 16 38 26 13 13 20

33.

Do you think people should be required to show a valid form of state or federally issued photo identification to prove U.S. citizenship before being allowed to vote? Yes, should No, should not (Don’t know) 85% 14 1

For reference: Do you think people should be required to show photo identification or a social security card to prove U.S. citizenship before being allowed to register to vote? 9-10 Jun 09 Yes, should 91% No, should not 8 (Don’t know) 1 On another topic… 34. In general, do you think voters need to know about a candidate’s past sexual relationships or infidelities because they reflect on the candidate’s character, or do you think this information should make no difference to elections and that the threat of exposure keeps too many good leaders out of office? Voters need to know about past relationships or infidelities This focus on past relationships keeps good leaders out of office (Don’t know) 35. 36%

58 6

Let’s say there was a candidate for president who you thought had excellent leadership skills and shared your views on all the issues, but who also had some sexual indiscretions in the past—would you support that candidate or not? Yes No (Don’t know) 65% 21 13

36.

This is graduation season and occasionally a small number of attendees are offended by the inclusion of prayer during the graduation ceremony. In cases like this, what do you think should happen? The small number of people offended by including prayer should be tolerant of the wishes of the larger group The large number of people who want to include prayer should be tolerant and not include it (Don’t know) 79%

16 5

1. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as president? Tea Party 12% 85% 3% Nonwhite 74% 22% 4% College Degree 50% 45% 5% No College 47% 42% 11%

Approve Disapprove (Don't know)

Total 48% 43% 8%

Dem 81% 12% 6%

Rep 13% 79% 7%

Ind 39% 46% 15%

Men 41% 51% 8%

Women 54% 37% 9%

White 39% 51% 10%

Approve Disapprove (Don't know)

Total 48% 43% 8%

Under Age 35 53% 35% 12%

35-54 50% 44% 6%

55+ 43% 48% 9%

65+ 39% 52% 9%

Under $50k 53% 38% 9%

$50k + 48% 46% 6%

Lib 76% 17% 6%

Mod 60% 25% 15%

Cons 26% 66% 8%

16. If the 2012 presidential election were held today, would you definitely vote to re-elect Barack Obama, probably vote to reelect Obama, probably vote for someone else, or definitely vote for someone else? Tea Party 5% 1% 9% 81% 2% 2% 6% 90% Nonwhite 53% 19% 7% 15% 3% 1% 2% 72% 23% College Degree 28% 20% 13% 35% 2% 1% 2% 48% 47% No College 28% 14% 14% 37% 5% 1% 2% 42% 51%

Definitely vote to re-elect Obama Probably vote to re-elect Obama Probably vote for someone else Definitely vote for someone else (Too soon to say) (Would not vote for anyone) (Don't know/Refused) OBAMA SOMEONE ELSE

Total 28% 16% 13% 36% 4% 1% 2% 44% 49%

Dem 55% 27% 7% 5% 3% *% 2% 82% 12%

Rep 2% 3% 20% 72% 2% 1% 1% 5% 92%

Ind 13% 20% 16% 36% 8% 1% 5% 33% 53%

Men 24% 14% 15% 41% 4% 1% 2% 37% 56%

Women 32% 19% 12% 32% 3% *% 2% 50% 44%

White 19% 15% 16% 43% 4% 1% 2% 34% 59%

Definitely vote to re-elect Obama Probably vote to re-elect Obama Probably vote for someone else Definitely vote for someone else (Too soon to say) (Would not vote for anyone) (Don't know/Refused) OBAMA SOMEONE ELSE

Total 28% 16% 13% 36% 4% 1% 2% 44% 49%

Under Age 35 27% 22% 16% 26% 6% 1% 3% 48% 42%

35-54 26% 18% 13% 37% 3% 1% 2% 44% 50%

55+ 31% 10% 12% 41% 3% 1% 1% 41% 54%

65+ 29% 9% 11% 46% 3% *% 1% 39% 57%

Under $50k 34% 18% 10% 32% 5% 1% 52% 42%

$50k + 25% 16% 17% 37% 1% 1% 3% 41% 53%

Lib 49% 26% 9% 11% 4% *% 1% 75% 20%

Mod 31% 20% 15% 14% 13% 2% 5% 51% 29%

Cons 12% 9% 17% 58% 2% 1% 1% 21% 75%

17. If you could be guaranteed that either the economy would stay in a slump but your favorite candidate would win the next presidential election, or that the economy would turn around and grow stronger than ever but your candidate would lose, which would Tea Party 14% 76% 10% Nonwhite 21% 70% 9% College Degree 15% 78% 7% No College 15% 76% 10%

Favorite candidate winning the presidency The economy growing stronger than ever (Don't know)

Total 15% 77% 8%

Dem 20% 72% 9%

Rep 13% 80% 7%

Ind 7% 82% 11%

Men 16% 76% 8%

Women 14% 77% 9%

White 13% 79% 8%

Favorite candidate winning the presidency The economy growing stronger than ever (Don't know)

Total 15% 77% 8%

Under Age 35 15% 78% 7%

35-54 15% 79% 6%

55+ 16% 72% 12%

65+ 16% 65% 19%

Under $50k 15% 75% 11%

$50k + 15% 79% 6%

Lib 18% 73% 9%

Mod 16% 76% 8%

Cons 13% 80% 7%

18. In the presidential primary election or caucus in your state next year, are you more likely to vote in the Democratic or Republican primary for president, or are you unlikely to participate in either? Tea Party 7% 77% 8% 7% Nonwhite 65% 17% 11% 6% College Degree 42% 40% 13% 5% No College 41% 35% 16% 9%

Democratic Primary Republican Primary Neither (Other/Don't know)

Total 41% 37% 15% 7%

Dem 86% 3% 8% 4%

Rep 2% 85% 9% 4%

Ind 12% 25% 42% 20%

Men 35% 43% 17% 5%

Women 47% 32% 13% 9%

White 33% 44% 16% 7%

Democratic Primary Republican Primary Neither (Other/Don't know)

Total 41% 37% 15% 7%

Under Age 35 41% 34% 19% 6%

35-54 43% 36% 15% 6%

55+ 39% 40% 12% 8%

65+ 38% 41% 11% 10%

Under $50k 50% 29% 13% 8%

$50k + 37% 42% 16% 6%

Lib 68% 14% 12% 6%

Mod 51% 15% 20% 14%

Cons 20% 59% 15% 6%

22. How would you vote if the candidates were: Tea Party 10% 80% 1% 4% 5% Nonwhite 74% 20% 2% 4% College Degree 49% 43% 1% 1% 5% No College 47% 40% 1% 4% 9%

Democrat Barack Obama Republican Mitt Romney (Other) (Wouldn't vote) (Don't know)

Total 48% 41% 1% 3% 7%

Dem 86% 7% 1% 1% 5%

Rep 8% 83% 1% 2% 5%

Ind 33% 38% 2% 11% 17%

Men 42% 47% 1% 5% 5%

Women 53% 35% 1% 2% 9%

White 38% 48% 1% 4% 8%

Democrat Barack Obama Republican Mitt Romney (Other) (Wouldn't vote) (Don't know)

Total 48% 41% 1% 3% 7%

Under Age 35 57% 31% 1% 4% 7%

35-54 47% 42% 1% 3% 7%

55+ 42% 46% 1% 3% 8%

65+ 41% 48% 1% 3% 7%

Under $50k 56% 33% 1% 4% 7%

$50k + 45% 46% 1% 2% 7%

Lib 76% 14% *% 3% 7%

Mod 64% 20% 1% 7% 9%

Cons 25% 65% 1% 3% 6%

23. How would you vote if the candidates were: Tea Party 16% 77% 1% 2% 3% Nonwhite 80% 15% 1% 3% 2% College Degree 59% 32% 3% 4% 2% No College 54% 37% *% 5% 4%

Democrat Barack Obama Republican Sarah Palin (Other) (Wouldn't vote) (Don't know)

Total 56% 35% 1% 5% 3%

Dem 89% 8% 1% 1% 1%

Rep 21% 67% 2% 7% 3%

Ind 45% 32% 2% 11% 10%

Men 50% 40% 1% 5% 3%

Women 61% 30% 1% 4% 4%

White 47% 41% 2% 6% 4%

Democrat Barack Obama Republican Sarah Palin (Other) (Wouldn't vote) (Don't know)

Total 56% 35% 1% 5% 3%

Under Age 35 60% 31% 4% 4%

35-54 55% 35% 2% 5% 3%

55+ 53% 36% 2% 6% 3%

65+ 49% 41% 2% 6% 2%

Under $50k 60% 30% 1% 4% 4%

$50k + 55% 36% 1% 5% 3%

Lib 84% 12% *% 2% 1%

Mod 69% 20% 1% 6% 4%

Cons 34% 53% 2% 7% 4%

24. How would you vote if the candidates were: Tea Party 12% 74% 3% 4% 7% Nonwhite 75% 16% 1% 2% 5% College Degree 56% 35% 1% 3% 6% No College 51% 33% 2% 6% 8%

Democrat Barack Obama Republican Newt Gingrich (Other) (Wouldn't vote) (Don't know)

Total 53% 34% 2% 5% 7%

Dem 90% 4% 1% 2% 4%

Rep 12% 73% 3% 6% 6%

Ind 45% 28% 4% 10% 12%

Men 47% 41% 2% 6% 5%

Women 58% 28% 2% 4% 8%

White 45% 40% 2% 5% 7%

Democrat Barack Obama Republican Newt Gingrich (Other) (Wouldn't vote) (Don't know)

Total 53% 34% 2% 5% 7%

Under Age 35 60% 27% 2% 4% 7%

35-54 53% 36% 1% 3% 6%

55+ 49% 36% 3% 7% 6%

65+ 45% 37% 4% 8% 6%

Under $50k 58% 29% 2% 5% 6%

$50k + 52% 38% 1% 3% 6%

Lib 83% 9% 1% 3% 4%

Mod 63% 19% 2% 6% 9%

Cons 31% 56% 2% 5% 7%

25. How would you vote if the candidates were: Tea Party 12% 79% 3% 3% 4% Nonwhite 76% 18% 3% 3% College Degree 48% 45% 1% 2% 3% No College 46% 41% 2% 4% 7%

Democrat Barack Obama Republican Rudy Giuliani (Other) (Wouldn't vote) (Don't know)

Total 47% 43% 1% 4% 6%

Dem 84% 11% 1% 1% 4%

Rep 9% 81% 1% 4% 4%

Ind 32% 44% 3% 9% 13%

Men 42% 48% 2% 4% 4%

Women 51% 38% 1% 3% 7%

White 36% 51% 2% 4% 7%

Democrat Barack Obama Republican Rudy Giuliani (Other) (Wouldn't vote) (Don't know)

Total 47% 43% 1% 4% 6%

Under Age 35 53% 36% 2% 5% 3%

35-54 44% 45% 1% 3% 7%

55+ 45% 44% 1% 4% 6%

65+ 44% 44% 1% 5% 6%

Under $50k 54% 36% 2% 4% 5%

$50k + 43% 48% 1% 3% 5%

Lib 73% 20% *% 1% 5%

Mod 55% 29% 5% 5% 5%

Cons 26% 63% 1% 5% 5%

26. How would you vote if the candidates were: Tea Party 11% 70% 4% 2% 12% Nonwhite 74% 17% 1% 8% College Degree 51% 35% 2% 1% 11% No College 50% 29% 1% 4% 16%

Democrat Barack Obama Republican Tim Pawlenty (Other) (Wouldn't vote) (Don't know)

Total 50% 32% 1% 3% 14%

Dem 88% 5% *% 1% 6%

Rep 10% 66% 2% 4% 18%

Ind 36% 29% 2% 6% 27%

Men 44% 39% 2% 4% 11%

Women 55% 26% *% 2% 17%

White 41% 38% 1% 3% 16%

Democrat Barack Obama Republican Tim Pawlenty (Other) (Wouldn't vote) (Don't know)

Total 50% 32% 1% 3% 14%

Under Age 35 60% 23% 1% 3% 13%

35-54 47% 33% 1% 3% 15%

55+ 45% 37% 1% 3% 14%

65+ 41% 39% 1% 4% 15%

Under $50k 57% 26% 1% 3% 13%

$50k + 47% 36% 1% 2% 14%

Lib 78% 10% *% 1% 11%

Mod 61% 16% 1% 7% 16%

Cons 28% 53% 1% 3% 15%

27. How would you vote if the candidates were: Tea Party 12% 76% 2% 2% 7% Nonwhite 76% 17% 1% 2% 4% College Degree 52% 36% 1% 2% 10% No College 48% 33% 2% 4% 13%

Democrat Barack Obama Republican Chris Christie (Other) (Wouldn't vote) (Don't know)

Total 49% 34% 1% 3% 12%

Dem 87% 4% 1% 1% 7%

Rep 11% 71% 1% 5% 12%

Ind 35% 34% 2% 7% 22%

Men 46% 40% 2% 4% 8%

Women 52% 29% *% 2% 16%

White 40% 40% 2% 4% 15%

Democrat Barack Obama Republican Chris Christie (Other) (Wouldn't vote) (Don't know)

Total 49% 34% 1% 3% 12%

Under Age 35 53% 30% 2% 3% 12%

35-54 50% 34% 1% 3% 12%

55+ 45% 38% 1% 4% 12%

65+ 42% 39% 2% 4% 13%

Under $50k 59% 25% 2% 3% 11%

$50k + 46% 40% *% 3% 10%

Lib 78% 10% 1% 1% 9%

Mod 56% 16% 4% 6% 17%

Cons 27% 56% 1% 4% 11%

28. Regardless of how you might vote, how qualified do you think Mitt Romney is to be president of the United States? Tea Party 55% 26% 6% 5% 7% 82% 11% Nonwhite 16% 38% 16% 16% 15% 54% 32% College Degree 33% 43% 10% 8% 7% 75% 17% No College 23% 39% 12% 12% 14% 62% 24%

Very qualified Somewhat qualified Not very qualified Not at all qualified (Don't know) QUALIFIED NOT QUALIFIED

Total 27% 41% 11% 10% 11% 68% 21%

Dem 12% 43% 16% 17% 12% 55% 33%

Rep 43% 41% 5% 3% 8% 85% 7%

Ind 31% 33% 11% 10% 15% 64% 21%

Men 32% 41% 9% 10% 9% 73% 18%

Women 22% 41% 12% 11% 13% 64% 23%

White 31% 42% 9% 8% 10% 73% 17%

Very qualified Somewhat qualified Not very qualified Not at all qualified (Don't know) QUALIFIED NOT QUALIFIED

Total 27% 41% 11% 10% 11% 68% 21%

Under Age 35 19% 44% 12% 11% 15% 62% 22%

35-54 28% 41% 11% 10% 10% 69% 21%

55+ 31% 39% 10% 11% 9% 70% 20%

65+ 35% 36% 8% 11% 10% 71% 19%

Under $50k 21% 39% 9% 16% 15% 60% 26%

$50k + 32% 42% 11% 6% 8% 74% 18%

Lib 14% 44% 15% 16% 12% 57% 31%

Mod 21% 37% 14% 10% 18% 59% 24%

Cons 38% 41% 7% 6% 8% 79% 13%

29. Regardless of how you might vote, how qualified do you think Sarah Palin is to be president of the United States? Tea Party 33% 47% 6% 13% 1% 80% 19% Nonwhite 10% 19% 19% 50% 3% 29% 68% College Degree 12% 22% 16% 47% 2% 35% 63% No College 16% 31% 12% 38% 3% 46% 51%

Very qualified Somewhat qualified Not very qualified Not at all qualified (Don't know) QUALIFIED NOT QUALIFIED

Total 14% 27% 14% 42% 3% 41% 56%

Dem 6% 15% 14% 63% 2% 21% 77%

Rep 24% 42% 15% 16% 3% 66% 31%

Ind 12% 28% 13% 42% 5% 39% 56%

Men 15% 32% 13% 38% 3% 47% 51%

Women 13% 23% 15% 45% 3% 37% 60%

White 16% 30% 13% 39% 3% 46% 51%

Very qualified Somewhat qualified Not very qualified Not at all qualified (Don't know) QUALIFIED NOT QUALIFIED

Total 14% 27% 14% 42% 3% 41% 56%

Under Age 35 19% 26% 14% 37% 4% 45% 51%

35-54 13% 29% 16% 40% 2% 42% 56%

55+ 12% 26% 13% 46% 3% 38% 59%

65+ 16% 26% 9% 47% 1% 42% 57%

Under $50k 15% 24% 12% 45% 3% 39% 57%

$50k + 13% 29% 15% 42% 2% 42% 56%

Lib 6% 16% 13% 62% 2% 23% 75%

Mod 13% 21% 14% 47% 5% 34% 61%

Cons 20% 37% 15% 26% 2% 56% 42%

30. Regardless of how you might vote, how qualified do you think Tim Pawlenty is to be president of the United States? Tea Party 26% 34% 6% 7% 27% 60% 13% Nonwhite 5% 31% 17% 20% 28% 35% 37% College Degree 14% 36% 11% 11% 28% 50% 22% No College 7% 31% 13% 14% 35% 38% 27%

Very qualified Somewhat qualified Not very qualified Not at all qualified (Don't know) QUALIFIED NOT QUALIFIED

Total 10% 33% 12% 13% 32% 43% 25%

Dem 3% 31% 18% 21% 28% 34% 38%

Rep 16% 39% 6% 4% 35% 55% 10%

Ind 14% 29% 13% 10% 34% 43% 23%

Men 13% 38% 11% 12% 26% 51% 22%

Women 7% 30% 13% 14% 37% 36% 27%

White 12% 34% 11% 10% 33% 46% 20%

Very qualified Somewhat qualified Not very qualified Not at all qualified (Don't know) QUALIFIED NOT QUALIFIED

Total 10% 33% 12% 13% 32% 43% 25%

Under Age 35 8% 40% 12% 9% 32% 48% 20%

35-54 9% 34% 13% 13% 30% 43% 26%

55+ 12% 28% 12% 15% 34% 40% 26%

65+ 13% 27% 9% 13% 38% 40% 22%

Under $50k 7% 27% 15% 17% 35% 34% 32%

$50k + 12% 38% 11% 10% 29% 50% 21%

Lib 3% 33% 16% 18% 30% 35% 34%

Mod 10% 29% 14% 14% 33% 39% 28%

Cons 15% 36% 9% 9% 30% 51% 18%

31. Regardless of how you might vote, how qualified do you think Newt Gingrich is to be president of the United States? Tea Party 46% 38% 6% 5% 5% 84% 11% Nonwhite 13% 32% 15% 28% 12% 45% 43% College Degree 23% 39% 11% 22% 5% 63% 33% No College 20% 34% 13% 21% 12% 54% 34%

Very qualified Somewhat qualified Not very qualified Not at all qualified (Don't know) QUALIFIED NOT QUALIFIED

Total 21% 37% 12% 21% 9% 58% 33%

Dem 9% 31% 18% 33% 9% 40% 51%

Rep 38% 42% 6% 7% 7% 80% 13%

Ind 20% 34% 9% 23% 14% 54% 32%

Men 28% 37% 11% 18% 8% 64% 28%

Women 16% 36% 13% 24% 11% 52% 37%

White 24% 38% 11% 19% 8% 62% 29%

Total Very qualified Somewhat qualified Not very qualified Not at all qualified (Don't know) QUALIFIED NOT QUALIFIED 21% 37% 12% 21% 9% 58% 33%

Under Age 35 19% 41% 11% 16% 14% 59% 27%

35-54 24% 38% 13% 18% 7% 62% 31%

55+ 20% 32% 11% 29% 8% 52% 40%

65+ 21% 32% 8% 32% 7% 53% 39%

Under $50k 18% 34% 13% 24% 11% 52% 37%

$50k + 25% 37% 11% 19% 7% 62% 31%

Lib 10% 32% 16% 34% 9% 42% 50%

Mod 10% 41% 17% 17% 15% 51% 33%

Cons 33% 39% 9% 13% 6% 72% 22%

32. Regardless of how you might vote, how qualified do you think Herman Cain is to be president of the United States? Tea Party 20% 41% 8% 5% 26% 61% 13% Nonwhite 5% 22% 14% 18% 40% 27% 33% College Degree 7% 27% 12% 13% 41% 34% 25% No College 7% 24% 11% 13% 45% 31% 24%

Very qualified Somewhat qualified Not very qualified Not at all qualified (Don't know) QUALIFIED NOT QUALIFIED

Total 7% 25% 11% 13% 43% 32% 24%

Dem 2% 18% 15% 21% 44% 20% 36%

Rep 13% 36% 7% 3% 40% 49% 11%

Ind 7% 21% 11% 12% 48% 28% 23%

Men 9% 29% 10% 12% 40% 38% 22%

Women 5% 22% 12% 14% 47% 27% 26%

White 8% 27% 10% 11% 45% 34% 21%

Very qualified Somewhat qualified Not very qualified Not at all qualified (Don't know) QUALIFIED NOT QUALIFIED

Total 7% 25% 11% 13% 43% 32% 24%

Under Age 35 5% 38% 15% 8% 34% 43% 23%

35-54 7% 25% 11% 14% 43% 32% 24%

55+ 8% 17% 9% 15% 50% 26% 25%

65+ 9% 16% 7% 16% 52% 25% 23%

Under $50k 4% 22% 12% 15% 47% 25% 28%

$50k + 9% 28% 10% 12% 41% 37% 22%

Lib 2% 18% 13% 19% 47% 21% 32%

Mod 6% 26% 11% 16% 42% 31% 27%

Cons 11% 30% 11% 8% 40% 41% 19%

33. Do you think people should be required to show a valid form of state or federally issued photo identification to prove U.S. citizenship before being allowed to vote? Tea NonCollege No Total Dem Rep Ind Party Men Women White white Degree College Yes, should 85% 75% 96% 86% 96% 84% 85% 88% 77% 85% 85% No, should not 14% 23% 4% 13% 4% 15% 14% 12% 22% 15% 14% (Don't know) 1% 1% *% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% *% 1% Under Age 35 85% 14% 1% Under $50k 82% 17% *%

Yes, should No, should not (Don't know)

Total 85% 14% 1%

35-54 87% 12% 1%

55+ 82% 17% 1%

65+ 81% 18% 1%

$50k + 86% 13% 1%

Lib 75% 24% 1%

Mod 83% 15% 2%

Cons 92% 8% 1%

34. In general, do you think voters need to know about a candidate’s past sexual relationships or infidelities because they reflect on the candidate’s character, or do you think this information should make no difference to elections and that the threat of exposure keeps too many good leaders out of office? Tea Party 44% Nonwhite 36% College Degree 35% No College 37%

Voters need to know about past relationships or infidelities This focus on past relationships keeps good leaders out of office (Don't know)

Total 36%

Dem 33%

Rep 41%

Ind 36%

Men 37%

Women 35%

White 36%

58%

63%

52%

54%

50%

57%

58%

57%

61%

59%

57%

6%

4%

7%

10%

7%

5%

7%

7%

4%

6%

6%

Voters need to know about past relationships or infidelities This focus on past relationships keeps good leaders out of office (Don't know)

Total 36%

Under Age 35 26%

35-54 38%

55+ 41%

65+ 47%

Under $50k 36%

$50k + 36%

Lib 33%

Mod 35%

Cons 39%

58%

68%

57%

51%

43%

58%

59%

62%

59%

54%

6%

6%

5%

8%

10%

5%

5%

5%

5%

7%

35. Let’s say there was a candidate for president who you thought had excellent leadership skills and shared your views on all the issues, but who also had some sexual indiscretions in the past-would you support that candidate or not? Tea Party 66% 21% 14% Nonwhite 62% 28% 10% College Degree 68% 18% 13% No College 64% 23% 13%

Yes No (Don't know)

Total 65% 21% 13%

Dem 71% 20% 10% Under Age 35 75% 14% 11%

Rep 64% 22% 14%

Ind 58% 23% 19%

Men 66% 21% 13%

Women 65% 22% 13% Under $50k 63% 25% 12%

White 67% 19% 14%

Yes No (Don't know)

Total 65% 21% 13%

35-54 66% 21% 13%

55+ 58% 28% 14%

65+ 48% 34% 17%

$50k + 71% 19% 11%

Lib 74% 17% 9%

Mod 61% 27% 12%

Cons 61% 23% 16%

36. This is graduation season and occasionally a small number of attendees are offended by the inclusion of prayer during the graduation ceremony. In cases like this, what do you think should happen? The small number of people offended by including prayer should be tolerant of the wishes of the larger group, or the large number of people who want to include prayer should be tolerant and not include it? Tea Party 87% Nonwhite 70% College Degree 78% No College 80%

The small number of people offended by including prayer should be tolerant The large number of people who want to include prayer should be tolerant (Don't know)

Total 79%

Dem 72%

Rep 85%

Ind 84%

Men 77%

Women 79%

White 81%

16%

21%

12%

12%

10%

16%

16%

14%

22%

16%

15%

5%

7% Under Age 35 76%

3%

4%

3%

6%

5% Under $50k 79%

4%

8%

5%

5%

The small number of people offended by including prayer should be tolerant The large number of people who want to include prayer should be tolerant (Don't know)

Total 79%

35-54 79%

55+ 79%

65+ 77%

$50k + 80%

Lib 73%

Mod 70%

Cons 84%

16%

20%

14%

16%

18%

15%

16%

24%

15%

11%

5%

5%

7%

4%

5%

6%

4%

3%

15%

5%

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