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Morning Consult

National Energy Tracking Poll #140703:
July 2014
Topline Results
Methodology:
This poll was conducted from July 18-20, 2014, among a national sample of 1618 likely 2014 voters. The
interviews were conducted online and the data were weighted to approximate a target sample of likely
voters based on age, race/ethnicity, gender, educational attainment, region, annual household income,
home ownership status and marital status. Results from the full survey have a margin of error of plus
or minus three percentage points.
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1: How likely is it that you will vote in the November 2014 general election for United States Senate, Congress, and other
political offices?
Absolutely
certain to vote
Very likely About 50-50 N
Likely Voters 74 19 7 1618
Male 78 18 4 755
Female 70 21 9 864
Age: 18-29 63 27 10 247
Age: 30-44 70 20 10 415
Age: 45-64 74 19 7 611
Age: 65+ 85 14 1 346
Ethnicity - White 74 19 7 1318
Ethnicity - Hispanic 73 21 7 144
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 72 18 10 208
Ethnicity - Other 65 26 8 69
Democrats (no lean) 74 19 8 639
Independents (no lean) 66 24 10 491
Republicans (no lean) 82 15 3 489
Democrats (lean) 72 20 8 778
Independents (lean) 62 24 14 202
Republicans (lean) 79 17 4 636
Liberal (1-3) 71 21 8 434
Moderate (4) 67 24 9 471
Conservative (5-7) 82 14 3 644
2010 Vote: Democrat 82 16 2 624
2010 Vote: Republican 85 13 2 583
2012 Vote: Democrat 76 19 5 787
2012 Vote: Republican 81 16 3 631
2014 Vote: Democrat 75 18 7 673
2014 Vote: Undecided 59 28 13 389
2014 Vote: Republican 83 14 3 557
2
1: How likely is it that you will vote in the November 2014 general election for United States Senate, Congress, and other
political offices?
Absolutely
certain to vote
Very likely About 50-50 N
Likely Voters 74 19 7 1618
Protestant 78 19 3 478
Roman Catholic 77 15 9 411
Ath./Agn./None 72 20 7 389
Something Else 66 24 10 339
Religiosity: Monthly+ 78 18 4 648
Religiosity: LT Monthly 71 20 9 970
Income: Under 50k 68 22 10 702
Income: 50k-100k 75 19 5 532
Income: 100k+ 81 14 5 384
Educ: < College 71 21 8 1064
Educ: Bachelors degree 78 16 6 359
Educ: Post-grad 78 16 6 195
Military HH 78 15 7 368
Not Military HH 72 21 7 1250
Urban 76 18 6 427
Suburban 71 21 8 750
Rural 75 18 6 441
Tea Party - Supporter 79 20 2 530
Tea Party - Not Supporter 71 19 10 1080
Northeast 71 18 10 295
Midwest 75 19 6 382
South 71 21 8 602
West 79 17 4 340
New England 65 20 15 84
Mid-Atlantic 74 18 9 211
East North Central 72 21 7 261
West North Central 81 14 4 121
South Atlantic 70 21 9 323
East South Central 72 22 5 104
West South Central 73 20 7 174
Mountain 83 14 4 109
Pacific 77 19 4 231
3
1: How likely is it that you will vote in the November 2014 general election for United States Senate, Congress, and other
political offices?
Absolutely
certain to vote
Very likely About 50-50 N
Likely Voters 74 19 7 1618
Increase Renew Res: Fav 74 19 8 702
Increase Renew Res: Opp 78 15 7 194
Promote Nuclear: Fav 81 14 5 494
Promote Nuclear: Opp 69 21 10 449
Increase Coal: Fav 71 24 4 490
Increase Coal: Opp 73 17 10 397
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 75 19 6 596
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 71 18 11 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 70 21 8 780
Require Effic Cars: Opp 80 15 5 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 74 18 8 597
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 76 17 7 258
More Drilling Land: Fav 73 21 6 535
More Drilling Land: Opp 74 19 7 365
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 74 20 7 723
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 73 21 6 176
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 72 20 8 658
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 75 22 3 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 78 17 5 432
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 71 19 10 441
4
1: How likely is it that you will vote in the November 2014 general election for United States Senate, Congress, and other
political offices?
Absolutely
certain to vote
Very likely About 50-50 N
Likely Voters 74 19 7 1618
Ethanol Research: Fav 69 22 10 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 77 18 5 386
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 77 19 4 230
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 72 22 7 631
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 73 19 8 573
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 76 20 5 316
Release Reserve: Fav 75 19 7 575
Release Reserve: Opp 73 18 8 335
Invest Railways: Fav 76 17 6 772
Invest Railways: Opp 73 22 5 139
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 73 19 8 624
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 67 24 9 265
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 75 18 7 624
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 79 17 5 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 77 18 6 421
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 69 22 9 464
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 75 21 4 493
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 74 19 7 405
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 71 22 7 692
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 70 18 12 191
5
2: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing federal funding for research on wind, solar and other renewable energy sources
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 40 39 13 8 895
Male 41 35 14 10 423
Female 38 43 13 7 472
Age: 18-29 36 51 7 6 130
Age: 30-44 44 40 11 5 219
Age: 45-64 38 38 16 7 342
Age: 65+ 39 31 15 16 204
Ethnicity - White 40 39 12 9 738
Ethnicity - Hispanic 45 38 6 11 81
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 34 37 23 6 104
Ethnicity - Other 41 42 14 3 44
Democrats (no lean) 52 33 12 3 344
Independents (no lean) 39 36 13 12 270
Republicans (no lean) 25 48 15 12 282
Democrats (lean) 54 33 11 2 417
Independents (lean) 39 42 6 14 112
Republicans (lean) 23 45 18 14 366
Liberal (1-3) 61 32 5 2 231
Moderate (4) 43 42 12 4 251
Conservative (5-7) 25 42 18 15 378
2010 Vote: Democrat 53 34 9 4 333
2010 Vote: Republican 23 44 18 15 341
2012 Vote: Democrat 53 36 9 2 413
2012 Vote: Republican 22 43 18 18 361
2014 Vote: Democrat 56 34 8 2 357
2014 Vote: Undecided 38 43 13 6 218
2014 Vote: Republican 22 42 18 18 321
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2: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing federal funding for research on wind, solar and other renewable energy sources
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 40 39 13 8 895
Protestant 39 35 14 12 279
Roman Catholic 34 44 12 9 215
Ath./Agn./None 51 36 7 7 189
Something Else 35 41 18 6 212
Religiosity: Monthly+ 36 39 15 10 360
Religiosity: LT Monthly 42 39 12 7 536
Income: Under 50k 41 36 14 9 376
Income: 50k-100k 39 36 17 7 303
Income: 100k+ 36 47 6 10 216
Educ: < College 40 38 14 7 588
Educ: Bachelors degree 37 39 11 12 193
Educ: Post-grad 40 42 10 8 114
Military HH 44 32 12 12 207
Not Military HH 38 41 14 7 688
Urban 40 42 12 6 229
Suburban 38 39 14 9 424
Rural 42 35 13 10 242
Tea Party - Supporter 31 36 20 13 304
Tea Party - Not Supporter 45 40 10 6 585
Northeast 46 37 8 9 165
Midwest 40 36 16 9 194
South 33 42 16 9 335
West 44 38 10 7 201
New England 58 26 6 9 52
Mid-Atlantic 41 42 9 9 113
East North Central 40 35 16 9 131
West North Central 39 37 16 9 63
South Atlantic 33 39 16 11 195
East South Central 33 42 20 4 57
West South Central 33 48 13 6 83
Mountain 46 39 7 8 69
Pacific 43 38 12 7 133
7
2: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing federal funding for research on wind, solar and other renewable energy sources
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 40 39 13 8 895
Increase Renew Res: Fav 50 50 0 0 702
Increase Renew Res: Opp 0 0 61 39 194
Promote Nuclear: Fav 33 39 17 10 269
Promote Nuclear: Opp 40 39 14 7 237
Increase Coal: Fav 29 44 17 9 239
Increase Coal: Opp 50 38 5 7 205
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 32 44 15 9 320
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 53 33 10 4 164
Require Effic Cars: Fav 47 36 12 6 371
Require Effic Cars: Opp 9 36 19 36 63
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 46 41 11 2 321
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 18 29 30 23 146
More Drilling Land: Fav 31 42 17 10 287
More Drilling Land: Opp 53 36 6 5 191
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 42 43 9 5 413
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 20 40 24 16 105
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 52 41 5 2 365
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 12 30 30 29 122
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 31 45 16 8 243
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 43 37 9 10 220
8
2: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing federal funding for research on wind, solar and other renewable energy sources
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 40 39 13 8 895
Ethanol Research: Fav 50 42 5 3 263
Ethanol Research: Opp 22 34 27 17 216
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 60 33 5 2 117
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 36 41 14 9 341
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 43 44 11 2 305
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 19 39 23 19 166
Release Reserve: Fav 40 41 13 6 288
Release Reserve: Opp 43 35 13 9 194
Invest Railways: Fav 50 33 13 4 401
Invest Railways: Opp 18 46 8 27 73
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 46 35 9 10 333
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 34 38 17 12 133
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 50 39 9 3 338
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 14 33 27 26 126
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 30 44 13 12 235
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 48 32 14 6 220
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 35 43 12 11 254
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 45 33 15 7 209
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 41 39 11 8 359
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 41 40 15 5 97
9
3: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing federal funding for research on wind, solar and other renewable energy sources
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 78 22 895
Male 76 24 423
Female 80 20 472
Age: 18-29 87 13 130
Age: 30-44 84 16 219
Age: 45-64 77 23 342
Age: 65+ 70 30 204
Ethnicity - White 79 21 738
Ethnicity - Hispanic 83 17 81
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 71 29 104
Ethnicity - Other 83 17 44
Democrats (no lean) 85 15 344
Independents (no lean) 75 25 270
Republicans (no lean) 73 27 282
Democrats (lean) 87 13 417
Independents (lean) 80 20 112
Republicans (lean) 68 32 366
Liberal (1-3) 93 7 231
Moderate (4) 84 16 251
Conservative (5-7) 67 33 378
2010 Vote: Democrat 87 13 333
2010 Vote: Republican 68 32 341
2012 Vote: Democrat 89 11 413
2012 Vote: Republican 64 36 361
2014 Vote: Democrat 90 10 357
2014 Vote: Undecided 81 19 218
2014 Vote: Republican 64 36 321
10
3: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing federal funding for research on wind, solar and other renewable energy sources
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 78 22 895
Protestant 74 26 279
Roman Catholic 79 21 215
Ath./Agn./None 87 13 189
Something Else 76 24 212
Religiosity: Monthly+ 75 25 360
Religiosity: LT Monthly 80 20 536
Income: Under 50k 77 23 376
Income: 50k-100k 76 24 303
Income: 100k+ 84 16 216
Educ: < College 78 22 588
Educ: Bachelors degree 76 24 193
Educ: Post-grad 81 19 114
Military HH 76 24 207
Not Military HH 79 21 688
Urban 82 18 229
Suburban 77 23 424
Rural 77 23 242
Tea Party - Supporter 67 33 304
Tea Party - Not Supporter 84 16 585
Northeast 83 17 165
Midwest 76 24 194
South 75 25 335
West 83 17 201
New England 85 15 52
Mid-Atlantic 83 17 113
East North Central 76 24 131
West North Central 76 24 63
South Atlantic 72 28 195
East South Central 76 24 57
West South Central 81 19 83
Mountain 85 15 69
Pacific 81 19 133
11
3: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing federal funding for research on wind, solar and other renewable energy sources
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 78 22 895
Increase Renew Res: Fav 100 0 702
Increase Renew Res: Opp 0 100 194
Promote Nuclear: Fav 72 28 269
Promote Nuclear: Opp 80 20 237
Increase Coal: Fav 74 26 239
Increase Coal: Opp 87 13 205
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 76 24 320
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 86 14 164
Require Effic Cars: Fav 82 18 371
Require Effic Cars: Opp 45 55 63
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 87 13 321
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 47 53 146
More Drilling Land: Fav 73 27 287
More Drilling Land: Opp 89 11 191
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 85 15 413
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 60 40 105
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 93 7 365
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 42 58 122
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 76 24 243
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 81 19 220
12
3: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing federal funding for research on wind, solar and other renewable energy sources
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 78 22 895
Ethanol Research: Fav 92 8 263
Ethanol Research: Opp 56 44 216
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 93 7 117
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 77 23 341
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 87 13 305
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 58 42 166
Release Reserve: Fav 81 19 288
Release Reserve: Opp 78 22 194
Invest Railways: Fav 83 17 401
Invest Railways: Opp 65 35 73
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 81 19 333
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 71 29 133
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 88 12 338
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 47 53 126
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 74 26 235
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 80 20 220
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 77 23 254
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 78 22 209
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 81 19 359
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 80 20 97
13
4: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Promoting the increased use of nuclear power
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 18 34 30 17 943
Male 26 38 24 12 459
Female 11 31 36 22 484
Age: 18-29 15 37 35 13 148
Age: 30-44 18 27 34 21 231
Age: 45-64 16 32 31 21 364
Age: 65+ 24 45 21 10 200
Ethnicity - White 19 37 27 16 767
Ethnicity - Hispanic 16 30 38 16 89
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 10 19 48 23 124
Ethnicity - Other 23 35 24 18 38
Democrats (no lean) 14 32 34 19 365
Independents (no lean) 18 30 30 21 303
Republicans (no lean) 23 41 26 10 276
Democrats (lean) 13 31 35 20 454
Independents (lean) 20 25 29 25 140
Republicans (lean) 23 42 25 10 349
Liberal (1-3) 15 30 35 21 245
Moderate (4) 14 39 32 16 283
Conservative (5-7) 23 36 26 15 369
2010 Vote: Democrat 16 30 34 20 360
2010 Vote: Republican 28 38 24 11 332
2012 Vote: Democrat 16 29 35 20 456
2012 Vote: Republican 24 40 23 14 358
2014 Vote: Democrat 13 31 38 18 386
2014 Vote: Undecided 15 28 30 26 240
2014 Vote: Republican 26 43 21 10 317
14
4: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Promoting the increased use of nuclear power
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 18 34 30 17 943
Protestant 22 34 31 13 264
Roman Catholic 18 48 20 15 248
Ath./Agn./None 18 24 40 19 237
Something Else 13 30 31 25 194
Religiosity: Monthly+ 21 33 28 18 361
Religiosity: LT Monthly 16 35 32 17 583
Income: Under 50k 16 31 35 18 420
Income: 50k-100k 20 32 28 20 316
Income: 100k+ 20 44 24 12 208
Educ: < College 16 31 33 20 616
Educ: Bachelors degree 24 40 24 12 215
Educ: Post-grad 20 40 29 12 112
Military HH 35 36 17 12 199
Not Military HH 14 34 34 19 745
Urban 12 29 43 16 266
Suburban 17 40 27 16 403
Rural 25 32 23 20 275
Tea Party - Supporter 27 38 24 11 301
Tea Party - Not Supporter 14 32 34 20 636
Northeast 22 31 26 22 200
Midwest 17 41 31 11 220
South 17 33 32 18 344
West 18 33 31 18 179
New England 21 30 23 26 60
Mid-Atlantic 22 32 27 20 140
East North Central 18 36 32 14 151
West North Central 13 51 31 6 69
South Atlantic 17 29 30 24 182
East South Central 30 29 31 10 55
West South Central 10 40 37 14 107
Mountain 25 30 32 12 62
Pacific 15 35 30 21 117
15
4: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Promoting the increased use of nuclear power
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 18 34 30 17 943
Increase Renew Res: Fav 18 33 33 16 383
Increase Renew Res: Opp 23 38 24 15 123
Promote Nuclear: Fav 34 66 0 0 494
Promote Nuclear: Opp 0 0 64 36 449
Increase Coal: Fav 28 38 21 13 256
Increase Coal: Opp 13 27 37 22 245
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 24 37 30 9 313
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 4 22 45 29 168
Require Effic Cars: Fav 19 32 29 20 431
Require Effic Cars: Opp 20 47 22 11 66
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 15 36 33 16 319
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 16 33 32 19 150
More Drilling Land: Fav 28 38 25 9 288
More Drilling Land: Opp 7 23 39 31 213
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 16 29 34 22 406
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 11 41 29 19 94
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 20 33 28 20 345
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 25 37 19 20 126
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 29 39 23 9 233
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 8 38 34 21 262
16
4: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Promoting the increased use of nuclear power
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 18 34 30 17 943
Ethanol Research: Fav 17 36 32 15 272
Ethanol Research: Opp 17 42 22 19 217
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 16 50 19 15 128
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 12 34 34 20 348
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 19 36 31 14 306
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 19 40 22 20 203
Release Reserve: Fav 21 39 26 14 317
Release Reserve: Opp 12 23 43 21 185
Invest Railways: Fav 20 34 29 18 434
Invest Railways: Opp 11 27 39 22 86
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 17 38 29 16 363
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 20 23 42 16 153
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 18 28 35 19 374
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 17 34 30 19 149
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 32 38 20 10 220
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 13 33 34 21 264
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 27 35 26 12 273
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 11 37 34 19 225
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 20 34 30 17 397
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 13 36 31 21 92
17
5: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Promoting the increased use of nuclear power
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 52 48 943
Male 64 36 459
Female 42 58 484
Age: 18-29 52 48 148
Age: 30-44 45 55 231
Age: 45-64 48 52 364
Age: 65+ 69 31 200
Ethnicity - White 56 44 767
Ethnicity - Hispanic 46 54 89
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 29 71 124
Ethnicity - Other 58 42 38
Democrats (no lean) 46 54 365
Independents (no lean) 49 51 303
Republicans (no lean) 64 36 276
Democrats (lean) 45 55 454
Independents (lean) 45 55 140
Republicans (lean) 65 35 349
Liberal (1-3) 45 55 245
Moderate (4) 53 47 283
Conservative (5-7) 59 41 369
2010 Vote: Democrat 46 54 360
2010 Vote: Republican 66 34 332
2012 Vote: Democrat 45 55 456
2012 Vote: Republican 64 36 358
2014 Vote: Democrat 44 56 386
2014 Vote: Undecided 44 56 240
2014 Vote: Republican 69 31 317
18
5: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Promoting the increased use of nuclear power
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 52 48 943
Protestant 57 43 264
Roman Catholic 65 35 248
Ath./Agn./None 41 59 237
Something Else 43 57 194
Religiosity: Monthly+ 54 46 361
Religiosity: LT Monthly 51 49 583
Income: Under 50k 47 53 420
Income: 50k-100k 52 48 316
Income: 100k+ 64 36 208
Educ: < College 47 53 616
Educ: Bachelors degree 64 36 215
Educ: Post-grad 59 41 112
Military HH 71 29 199
Not Military HH 48 52 745
Urban 41 59 266
Suburban 57 43 403
Rural 57 43 275
Tea Party - Supporter 65 35 301
Tea Party - Not Supporter 46 54 636
Northeast 53 47 200
Midwest 57 43 220
South 49 51 344
West 52 48 179
New England 51 49 60
Mid-Atlantic 54 46 140
East North Central 55 45 151
West North Central 64 36 69
South Atlantic 46 54 182
East South Central 59 41 55
West South Central 50 50 107
Mountain 55 45 62
Pacific 50 50 117
19
5: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Promoting the increased use of nuclear power
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 52 48 943
Increase Renew Res: Fav 51 49 383
Increase Renew Res: Opp 61 39 123
Promote Nuclear: Fav 100 0 494
Promote Nuclear: Opp 0 100 449
Increase Coal: Fav 66 34 256
Increase Coal: Opp 41 59 245
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 60 40 313
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 26 74 168
Require Effic Cars: Fav 52 48 431
Require Effic Cars: Opp 67 33 66
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 51 49 319
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 49 51 150
More Drilling Land: Fav 66 34 288
More Drilling Land: Opp 30 70 213
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 45 55 406
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 52 48 94
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 52 48 345
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 61 39 126
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 68 32 233
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 45 55 262
20
5: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Promoting the increased use of nuclear power
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 52 48 943
Ethanol Research: Fav 53 47 272
Ethanol Research: Opp 59 41 217
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 66 34 128
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 46 54 348
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 54 46 306
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 58 42 203
Release Reserve: Fav 60 40 317
Release Reserve: Opp 35 65 185
Invest Railways: Fav 54 46 434
Invest Railways: Opp 39 61 86
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 55 45 363
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 43 57 153
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 46 54 374
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 51 49 149
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 70 30 220
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 45 55 264
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 62 38 273
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 48 52 225
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 54 46 397
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 48 52 92
21
6: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Promoting greater use of coal-fired electricity
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 19 36 30 14 887
Male 19 31 30 20 422
Female 19 41 31 9 465
Age: 18-29 13 40 35 12 134
Age: 30-44 24 29 29 17 221
Age: 45-64 18 37 33 12 359
Age: 65+ 18 42 23 17 172
Ethnicity - White 19 36 30 15 742
Ethnicity - Hispanic 17 35 34 13 74
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 22 38 35 4 97
Ethnicity - Other 21 30 23 26 37
Democrats (no lean) 17 29 31 23 350
Independents (no lean) 18 32 39 12 280
Republicans (no lean) 22 52 20 6 257
Democrats (lean) 15 27 35 23 421
Independents (lean) 27 34 31 8 116
Republicans (lean) 21 48 25 5 348
Liberal (1-3) 13 28 33 25 241
Moderate (4) 13 36 34 17 256
Conservative (5-7) 26 43 26 5 348
2010 Vote: Democrat 20 26 33 21 326
2010 Vote: Republican 23 47 26 4 312
2012 Vote: Democrat 17 29 33 20 431
2012 Vote: Republican 21 48 27 5 344
2014 Vote: Democrat 17 26 33 24 368
2014 Vote: Undecided 18 35 34 12 227
2014 Vote: Republican 22 50 24 3 292
22
6: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Promoting greater use of coal-fired electricity
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 19 36 30 14 887
Protestant 18 41 30 12 253
Roman Catholic 17 40 31 12 234
Ath./Agn./None 20 28 32 21 243
Something Else 22 36 30 12 156
Religiosity: Monthly+ 21 47 24 8 332
Religiosity: LT Monthly 17 30 34 18 555
Income: Under 50k 24 34 29 13 365
Income: 50k-100k 14 39 34 13 296
Income: 100k+ 17 36 28 19 226
Educ: < College 21 37 31 12 568
Educ: Bachelors degree 17 37 27 18 202
Educ: Post-grad 14 33 34 19 117
Military HH 19 40 27 15 212
Not Military HH 19 35 32 14 675
Urban 16 37 33 15 217
Suburban 17 36 32 16 416
Rural 26 37 26 11 254
Tea Party - Supporter 25 45 26 4 284
Tea Party - Not Supporter 16 32 33 19 599
Northeast 18 31 37 14 140
Midwest 18 36 27 20 224
South 24 39 31 6 339
West 12 36 29 24 183
New England 20 24 45 11 32
Mid-Atlantic 17 33 35 15 108
East North Central 16 34 25 25 158
West North Central 22 40 30 8 67
South Atlantic 31 34 28 7 173
East South Central 30 43 19 7 61
West South Central 10 46 42 3 105
Mountain 23 35 32 10 57
Pacific 7 36 28 30 126
23
6: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Promoting greater use of coal-fired electricity
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 19 36 30 14 887
Increase Renew Res: Fav 16 34 30 20 355
Increase Renew Res: Opp 21 50 24 5 88
Promote Nuclear: Fav 24 39 28 10 269
Promote Nuclear: Opp 10 27 40 22 232
Increase Coal: Fav 34 66 0 0 490
Increase Coal: Opp 0 0 68 32 397
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 26 43 24 7 302
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 8 19 40 34 149
Require Effic Cars: Fav 21 31 32 17 440
Require Effic Cars: Opp 24 45 27 4 44
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 19 33 34 15 301
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 22 38 34 6 137
More Drilling Land: Fav 27 48 20 6 291
More Drilling Land: Opp 5 21 47 27 206
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 19 35 32 14 378
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 26 43 28 4 94
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 19 33 30 18 353
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 28 46 20 7 121
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 25 49 20 6 206
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 7 36 32 25 258
24
6: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Promoting greater use of coal-fired electricity
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 19 36 30 14 887
Ethanol Research: Fav 21 35 34 10 277
Ethanol Research: Opp 17 35 33 15 190
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 15 34 27 24 123
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 23 42 27 8 317
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 16 41 29 14 285
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 29 35 29 7 149
Release Reserve: Fav 23 42 28 7 295
Release Reserve: Opp 15 24 36 25 182
Invest Railways: Fav 20 36 28 16 416
Invest Railways: Opp 15 34 39 12 68
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 17 38 33 12 326
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 16 27 42 14 154
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 17 30 32 21 309
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 22 50 23 5 139
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 35 45 14 6 219
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 11 28 39 22 252
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 19 46 26 9 261
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 14 29 35 21 215
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 20 40 31 9 360
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 10 29 38 23 101
25
7: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Promoting greater use of coal-fired electricity
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 55 45 887
Male 50 50 422
Female 60 40 465
Age: 18-29 53 47 134
Age: 30-44 53 47 221
Age: 45-64 55 45 359
Age: 65+ 61 39 172
Ethnicity - White 55 45 742
Ethnicity - Hispanic 53 47 74
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 60 40 97
Ethnicity - Other 51 49 37
Democrats (no lean) 46 54 350
Independents (no lean) 50 50 280
Republicans (no lean) 74 26 257
Democrats (lean) 42 58 421
Independents (lean) 61 39 116
Republicans (lean) 69 31 348
Liberal (1-3) 42 58 241
Moderate (4) 49 51 256
Conservative (5-7) 69 31 348
2010 Vote: Democrat 46 54 326
2010 Vote: Republican 70 30 312
2012 Vote: Democrat 46 54 431
2012 Vote: Republican 69 31 344
2014 Vote: Democrat 43 57 368
2014 Vote: Undecided 54 46 227
2014 Vote: Republican 72 28 292
26
7: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Promoting greater use of coal-fired electricity
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 55 45 887
Protestant 58 42 253
Roman Catholic 57 43 234
Ath./Agn./None 48 52 243
Something Else 59 41 156
Religiosity: Monthly+ 68 32 332
Religiosity: LT Monthly 47 53 555
Income: Under 50k 58 42 365
Income: 50k-100k 54 46 296
Income: 100k+ 53 47 226
Educ: < College 57 43 568
Educ: Bachelors degree 54 46 202
Educ: Post-grad 47 53 117
Military HH 59 41 212
Not Military HH 54 46 675
Urban 52 48 217
Suburban 52 48 416
Rural 63 37 254
Tea Party - Supporter 70 30 284
Tea Party - Not Supporter 48 52 599
Northeast 49 51 140
Midwest 53 47 224
South 64 36 339
West 47 53 183
New England 44 56 32
Mid-Atlantic 50 50 108
East North Central 50 50 158
West North Central 62 38 67
South Atlantic 65 35 173
East South Central 74 26 61
West South Central 56 44 105
Mountain 58 42 57
Pacific 42 58 126
27
7: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Promoting greater use of coal-fired electricity
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 55 45 887
Increase Renew Res: Fav 50 50 355
Increase Renew Res: Opp 71 29 88
Promote Nuclear: Fav 63 37 269
Promote Nuclear: Opp 37 63 232
Increase Coal: Fav 100 0 490
Increase Coal: Opp 0 100 397
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 69 31 302
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 26 74 149
Require Effic Cars: Fav 51 49 440
Require Effic Cars: Opp 69 31 44
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 51 49 301
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 60 40 137
More Drilling Land: Fav 75 25 291
More Drilling Land: Opp 26 74 206
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 54 46 378
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 68 32 94
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 52 48 353
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 73 27 121
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 75 25 206
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 43 57 258
28
7: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Promoting greater use of coal-fired electricity
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 55 45 887
Ethanol Research: Fav 56 44 277
Ethanol Research: Opp 52 48 190
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 49 51 123
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 65 35 317
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 57 43 285
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 64 36 149
Release Reserve: Fav 65 35 295
Release Reserve: Opp 39 61 182
Invest Railways: Fav 57 43 416
Invest Railways: Opp 49 51 68
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 55 45 326
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 43 57 154
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 47 53 309
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 72 28 139
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 79 21 219
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 39 61 252
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 65 35 261
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 44 56 215
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 60 40 360
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 40 60 101
29
8: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Allowing more offshore oil and gas drilling in US (United States) waters
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 33 34 20 13 892
Male 37 32 19 13 408
Female 31 35 21 13 484
Age: 18-29 22 32 27 19 123
Age: 30-44 31 32 21 17 228
Age: 45-64 33 36 19 11 360
Age: 65+ 46 31 16 7 181
Ethnicity - White 35 34 19 12 726
Ethnicity - Hispanic 29 24 19 27 57
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 25 33 26 16 125
Ethnicity - Other 30 30 16 23 35
Democrats (no lean) 19 33 27 22 354
Independents (no lean) 32 36 20 12 272
Republicans (no lean) 54 31 12 3 266
Democrats (lean) 19 32 27 21 437
Independents (lean) 26 41 22 11 100
Republicans (lean) 53 33 11 3 355
Liberal (1-3) 19 31 27 23 248
Moderate (4) 23 39 23 15 261
Conservative (5-7) 52 32 13 3 359
2010 Vote: Democrat 22 31 26 20 349
2010 Vote: Republican 52 34 12 2 322
2012 Vote: Democrat 20 33 27 20 438
2012 Vote: Republican 53 33 11 3 337
2014 Vote: Democrat 20 29 28 23 391
2014 Vote: Undecided 26 44 20 10 198
2014 Vote: Republican 55 32 10 2 303
30
8: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Allowing more offshore oil and gas drilling in US (United States) waters
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 33 34 20 13 892
Protestant 38 38 14 9 270
Roman Catholic 40 36 19 5 219
Ath./Agn./None 22 26 24 28 194
Something Else 30 32 27 12 209
Religiosity: Monthly+ 41 36 15 7 348
Religiosity: LT Monthly 28 32 23 17 544
Income: Under 50k 34 30 21 15 382
Income: 50k-100k 31 39 20 10 295
Income: 100k+ 35 32 20 13 216
Educ: < College 33 32 22 13 577
Educ: Bachelors degree 36 38 17 10 187
Educ: Post-grad 31 33 19 17 128
Military HH 37 38 13 11 214
Not Military HH 32 32 22 13 678
Urban 30 30 25 15 265
Suburban 32 38 19 11 397
Rural 39 30 17 14 230
Tea Party - Supporter 51 28 15 7 279
Tea Party - Not Supporter 25 36 23 16 608
Northeast 32 26 31 11 158
Midwest 36 32 19 13 226
South 32 39 18 10 328
West 33 32 16 19 180
New England 21 23 45 11 54
Mid-Atlantic 38 27 23 11 105
East North Central 30 33 20 17 154
West North Central 48 30 17 5 72
South Atlantic 28 35 25 12 185
East South Central 32 46 18 3 57
West South Central 41 42 5 12 85
Mountain 49 31 11 8 64
Pacific 24 33 19 25 115
31
8: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Allowing more offshore oil and gas drilling in US (United States) waters
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 33 34 20 13 892
Increase Renew Res: Fav 29 34 24 13 385
Increase Renew Res: Opp 42 35 15 8 99
Promote Nuclear: Fav 46 36 14 4 233
Promote Nuclear: Opp 18 32 29 22 248
Increase Coal: Fav 46 38 12 4 249
Increase Coal: Opp 14 32 30 24 202
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 50 50 0 0 596
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 0 0 61 39 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 33 29 22 16 404
Require Effic Cars: Opp 43 35 11 11 61
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 33 33 22 11 328
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 45 30 19 6 120
More Drilling Land: Fav 48 39 12 2 299
More Drilling Land: Opp 8 20 35 37 187
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 28 36 24 13 363
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 47 27 16 9 102
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 31 34 21 14 349
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 42 33 13 12 100
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 49 39 9 3 229
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 18 31 26 24 239
32
8: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Allowing more offshore oil and gas drilling in US (United States) waters
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 33 34 20 13 892
Ethanol Research: Fav 29 36 25 10 282
Ethanol Research: Opp 46 32 12 10 200
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 23 32 22 22 125
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 40 31 20 10 348
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 25 40 21 14 306
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 37 31 24 8 174
Release Reserve: Fav 44 38 12 6 287
Release Reserve: Opp 27 22 26 25 185
Invest Railways: Fav 31 34 20 15 388
Invest Railways: Opp 49 28 13 9 73
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 31 39 22 8 325
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 32 24 21 24 142
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 34 26 24 16 337
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 41 35 15 9 134
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 42 39 13 6 223
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 19 33 29 19 239
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 36 43 15 6 248
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 32 23 19 26 213
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 36 40 18 6 382
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 24 28 22 26 104
33
9: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Allowing more offshore oil and gas drilling in US (United States) waters
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 67 33 892
Male 69 31 408
Female 65 35 484
Age: 18-29 54 46 123
Age: 30-44 62 38 228
Age: 45-64 69 31 360
Age: 65+ 76 24 181
Ethnicity - White 69 31 726
Ethnicity - Hispanic 53 47 57
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 57 43 125
Ethnicity - Other 60 40 35
Democrats (no lean) 52 48 354
Independents (no lean) 68 32 272
Republicans (no lean) 86 14 266
Democrats (lean) 51 49 437
Independents (lean) 67 33 100
Republicans (lean) 86 14 355
Liberal (1-3) 50 50 248
Moderate (4) 62 38 261
Conservative (5-7) 83 17 359
2010 Vote: Democrat 54 46 349
2010 Vote: Republican 86 14 322
2012 Vote: Democrat 52 48 438
2012 Vote: Republican 86 14 337
2014 Vote: Democrat 49 51 391
2014 Vote: Undecided 70 30 198
2014 Vote: Republican 87 13 303
34
9: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Allowing more offshore oil and gas drilling in US (United States) waters
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 67 33 892
Protestant 77 23 270
Roman Catholic 76 24 219
Ath./Agn./None 48 52 194
Something Else 62 38 209
Religiosity: Monthly+ 78 22 348
Religiosity: LT Monthly 60 40 544
Income: Under 50k 64 36 382
Income: 50k-100k 70 30 295
Income: 100k+ 67 33 216
Educ: < College 65 35 577
Educ: Bachelors degree 74 26 187
Educ: Post-grad 65 35 128
Military HH 75 25 214
Not Military HH 64 36 678
Urban 60 40 265
Suburban 70 30 397
Rural 69 31 230
Tea Party - Supporter 78 22 279
Tea Party - Not Supporter 61 39 608
Northeast 58 42 158
Midwest 68 32 226
South 71 29 328
West 65 35 180
New England 44 56 54
Mid-Atlantic 66 34 105
East North Central 63 37 154
West North Central 78 22 72
South Atlantic 63 37 185
East South Central 78 22 57
West South Central 83 17 85
Mountain 81 19 64
Pacific 57 43 115
35
9: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Allowing more offshore oil and gas drilling in US (United States) waters
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 67 33 892
Increase Renew Res: Fav 64 36 385
Increase Renew Res: Opp 76 24 99
Promote Nuclear: Fav 81 19 233
Promote Nuclear: Opp 50 50 248
Increase Coal: Fav 84 16 249
Increase Coal: Opp 46 54 202
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 100 0 596
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 0 100 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 62 38 404
Require Effic Cars: Opp 78 22 61
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 66 34 328
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 75 25 120
More Drilling Land: Fav 86 14 299
More Drilling Land: Opp 28 72 187
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 64 36 363
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 75 25 102
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 65 35 349
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 75 25 100
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 88 12 229
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 50 50 239
36
9: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Allowing more offshore oil and gas drilling in US (United States) waters
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 67 33 892
Ethanol Research: Fav 65 35 282
Ethanol Research: Opp 78 22 200
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 56 44 125
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 70 30 348
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 65 35 306
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 68 32 174
Release Reserve: Fav 82 18 287
Release Reserve: Opp 49 51 185
Invest Railways: Fav 65 35 388
Invest Railways: Opp 77 23 73
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 70 30 325
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 56 44 142
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 60 40 337
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 76 24 134
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 81 19 223
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 52 48 239
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 79 21 248
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 55 45 213
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 76 24 382
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 52 48 104
37
10: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Requiring better fuel efficiency for cars, trucks and sports utility vehicles
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 50 38 8 3 882
Male 50 39 7 3 437
Female 50 38 9 3 445
Age: 18-29 50 32 14 5 131
Age: 30-44 48 46 4 2 250
Age: 45-64 50 36 10 4 304
Age: 65+ 53 36 9 2 198
Ethnicity - White 48 41 8 3 729
Ethnicity - Hispanic 59 26 8 7 73
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 62 26 10 3 108
Ethnicity - Other 60 35 4 1 35
Democrats (no lean) 57 38 4 2 339
Independents (no lean) 60 29 8 3 273
Republicans (no lean) 32 48 15 5 271
Democrats (lean) 62 34 3 1 422
Independents (lean) 55 29 13 3 120
Republicans (lean) 33 48 13 6 339
Liberal (1-3) 62 32 3 3 239
Moderate (4) 54 40 5 1 272
Conservative (5-7) 37 43 15 5 339
2010 Vote: Democrat 61 34 4 1 347
2010 Vote: Republican 34 46 13 6 308
2012 Vote: Democrat 60 35 3 2 442
2012 Vote: Republican 34 45 15 5 344
2014 Vote: Democrat 61 33 5 1 375
2014 Vote: Undecided 60 32 7 2 219
2014 Vote: Republican 28 51 14 7 287
38
10: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Requiring better fuel efficiency for cars, trucks and sports utility vehicles
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 50 38 8 3 882
Protestant 41 46 10 3 255
Roman Catholic 47 42 10 2 224
Ath./Agn./None 55 36 5 3 217
Something Else 60 27 8 5 185
Religiosity: Monthly+ 51 38 6 5 321
Religiosity: LT Monthly 49 39 10 2 561
Income: Under 50k 55 33 8 4 397
Income: 50k-100k 47 42 7 3 281
Income: 100k+ 44 43 11 1 205
Educ: < College 49 39 8 4 566
Educ: Bachelors degree 52 37 10 2 203
Educ: Post-grad 53 36 10 1 113
Military HH 49 38 11 3 201
Not Military HH 50 39 8 3 681
Urban 57 30 8 5 225
Suburban 52 39 7 2 417
Rural 40 45 11 4 240
Tea Party - Supporter 37 44 11 7 280
Tea Party - Not Supporter 56 35 7 1 598
Northeast 56 39 4 1 168
Midwest 41 48 10 1 212
South 54 33 10 3 318
West 48 36 8 7 183
New England 59 35 5 0 50
Mid-Atlantic 55 40 4 1 119
East North Central 50 43 7 0 137
West North Central 24 56 16 4 76
South Atlantic 56 29 10 5 167
East South Central 43 44 11 1 53
West South Central 57 34 7 2 98
Mountain 48 39 12 0 53
Pacific 48 35 7 10 130
39
10: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Requiring better fuel efficiency for cars, trucks and sports utility vehicles
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 50 38 8 3 882
Increase Renew Res: Fav 51 41 6 3 333
Increase Renew Res: Opp 27 39 24 10 101
Promote Nuclear: Fav 39 44 13 4 266
Promote Nuclear: Opp 60 30 7 2 231
Increase Coal: Fav 47 41 9 2 255
Increase Coal: Opp 56 38 4 2 228
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 45 39 11 5 298
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 64 28 5 3 166
Require Effic Cars: Fav 57 43 0 0 780
Require Effic Cars: Opp 0 0 72 28 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 56 40 3 1 294
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 33 39 18 10 149
More Drilling Land: Fav 46 41 9 5 292
More Drilling Land: Opp 59 33 4 4 206
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 58 35 5 1 375
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 31 42 17 10 89
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 57 37 5 1 354
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 38 26 29 7 104
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 47 41 7 5 209
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 56 34 8 2 248
40
10: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Requiring better fuel efficiency for cars, trucks and sports utility vehicles
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 50 38 8 3 882
Ethanol Research: Fav 60 35 5 1 256
Ethanol Research: Opp 45 38 15 2 185
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 60 36 3 1 126
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 48 38 10 4 316
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 56 38 6 1 290
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 32 46 12 10 145
Release Reserve: Fav 51 43 3 3 318
Release Reserve: Opp 49 35 11 6 157
Invest Railways: Fav 52 42 6 1 407
Invest Railways: Opp 32 27 29 12 83
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 50 42 7 2 318
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 50 33 11 7 136
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 60 34 4 2 341
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 26 42 20 12 111
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 36 50 10 4 219
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 54 35 9 2 265
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 49 44 7 1 246
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 52 37 9 1 229
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 51 39 8 2 353
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 38 42 13 8 112
41
11: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Requiring better fuel efficiency for cars, trucks and sports utility vehicles
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 88 12 882
Male 89 11 437
Female 88 12 445
Age: 18-29 81 19 131
Age: 30-44 94 6 250
Age: 45-64 86 14 304
Age: 65+ 89 11 198
Ethnicity - White 88 12 729
Ethnicity - Hispanic 85 15 73
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 88 12 108
Ethnicity - Other 95 5 35
Democrats (no lean) 95 5 339
Independents (no lean) 88 12 273
Republicans (no lean) 80 20 271
Democrats (lean) 96 4 422
Independents (lean) 84 16 120
Republicans (lean) 81 19 339
Liberal (1-3) 94 6 239
Moderate (4) 94 6 272
Conservative (5-7) 80 20 339
2010 Vote: Democrat 95 5 347
2010 Vote: Republican 80 20 308
2012 Vote: Democrat 95 5 442
2012 Vote: Republican 79 21 344
2014 Vote: Democrat 94 6 375
2014 Vote: Undecided 91 9 219
2014 Vote: Republican 79 21 287
42
11: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Requiring better fuel efficiency for cars, trucks and sports utility vehicles
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 88 12 882
Protestant 87 13 255
Roman Catholic 89 11 224
Ath./Agn./None 91 9 217
Something Else 87 13 185
Religiosity: Monthly+ 89 11 321
Religiosity: LT Monthly 88 12 561
Income: Under 50k 88 12 397
Income: 50k-100k 89 11 281
Income: 100k+ 87 13 205
Educ: < College 88 12 566
Educ: Bachelors degree 89 11 203
Educ: Post-grad 89 11 113
Military HH 87 13 201
Not Military HH 89 11 681
Urban 87 13 225
Suburban 91 9 417
Rural 85 15 240
Tea Party - Supporter 82 18 280
Tea Party - Not Supporter 91 9 598
Northeast 95 5 168
Midwest 89 11 212
South 87 13 318
West 84 16 183
New England 95 5 50
Mid-Atlantic 95 5 119
East North Central 93 7 137
West North Central 80 20 76
South Atlantic 85 15 167
East South Central 88 12 53
West South Central 91 9 98
Mountain 87 13 53
Pacific 83 17 130
43
11: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Requiring better fuel efficiency for cars, trucks and sports utility vehicles
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 88 12 882
Increase Renew Res: Fav 92 8 333
Increase Renew Res: Opp 66 34 101
Promote Nuclear: Fav 84 16 266
Promote Nuclear: Opp 90 10 231
Increase Coal: Fav 88 12 255
Increase Coal: Opp 94 6 228
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 84 16 298
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 92 8 166
Require Effic Cars: Fav 100 0 780
Require Effic Cars: Opp 0 100 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 96 4 294
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 72 28 149
More Drilling Land: Fav 87 13 292
More Drilling Land: Opp 92 8 206
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 93 7 375
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 73 27 89
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 94 6 354
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 64 36 104
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 88 12 209
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 90 10 248
44
11: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Requiring better fuel efficiency for cars, trucks and sports utility vehicles
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 88 12 882
Ethanol Research: Fav 95 5 256
Ethanol Research: Opp 83 17 185
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 96 4 126
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 86 14 316
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 93 7 290
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 78 22 145
Release Reserve: Fav 94 6 318
Release Reserve: Opp 83 17 157
Invest Railways: Fav 94 6 407
Invest Railways: Opp 59 41 83
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 92 8 318
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 83 17 136
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 94 6 341
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 68 32 111
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 86 14 219
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 89 11 265
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 92 8 246
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 89 11 229
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 90 10 353
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 80 20 112
45
12: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Providing tax incentives for those who buy hybrid or electric cars, trucks and SUVs (Sport Utility Vehicles)
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 26 44 21 9 855
Male 28 44 17 11 367
Female 24 44 24 8 488
Age: 18-29 25 37 22 16 144
Age: 30-44 28 47 20 4 208
Age: 45-64 27 43 20 10 310
Age: 65+ 21 48 23 8 193
Ethnicity - White 24 45 22 10 700
Ethnicity - Hispanic 25 44 17 13 76
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 30 43 20 8 102
Ethnicity - Other 43 39 14 5 41
Democrats (no lean) 34 46 15 6 351
Independents (no lean) 23 42 22 13 251
Republicans (no lean) 16 44 29 11 253
Democrats (lean) 33 45 16 5 413
Independents (lean) 22 47 22 8 102
Republicans (lean) 17 42 26 14 338
Liberal (1-3) 43 40 13 4 217
Moderate (4) 18 55 21 7 243
Conservative (5-7) 21 40 26 13 355
2010 Vote: Democrat 34 43 17 6 323
2010 Vote: Republican 15 49 25 12 317
2012 Vote: Democrat 32 45 18 6 414
2012 Vote: Republican 17 43 25 15 345
2014 Vote: Democrat 38 43 14 6 356
2014 Vote: Undecided 23 45 25 7 192
2014 Vote: Republican 13 46 27 14 307
46
12: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Providing tax incentives for those who buy hybrid or electric cars, trucks and SUVs (Sport Utility Vehicles)
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 26 44 21 9 855
Protestant 25 46 19 10 250
Roman Catholic 26 43 20 11 222
Ath./Agn./None 28 44 18 9 202
Something Else 23 43 28 6 182
Religiosity: Monthly+ 24 49 17 11 353
Religiosity: LT Monthly 27 41 24 8 502
Income: Under 50k 22 49 19 10 372
Income: 50k-100k 29 43 23 6 291
Income: 100k+ 27 38 23 12 193
Educ: < College 23 46 22 9 564
Educ: Bachelors degree 33 39 17 10 192
Educ: Post-grad 26 44 22 7 99
Military HH 23 48 17 12 188
Not Military HH 26 43 22 8 667
Urban 27 44 20 9 237
Suburban 27 43 20 10 398
Rural 20 47 24 9 220
Tea Party - Supporter 18 47 22 13 300
Tea Party - Not Supporter 30 43 20 7 553
Northeast 38 44 14 4 144
Midwest 19 44 26 10 212
South 22 46 23 9 323
West 30 42 16 12 176
New England 54 32 6 8 31
Mid-Atlantic 33 47 16 3 113
East North Central 23 50 22 5 132
West North Central 13 36 33 19 79
South Atlantic 16 47 24 13 174
East South Central 28 48 18 6 60
West South Central 29 41 27 3 90
Mountain 32 36 18 14 65
Pacific 29 45 15 11 111
47
12: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Providing tax incentives for those who buy hybrid or electric cars, trucks and SUVs (Sport Utility Vehicles)
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 26 44 21 9 855
Increase Renew Res: Fav 35 45 17 2 349
Increase Renew Res: Opp 2 32 48 17 118
Promote Nuclear: Fav 24 45 17 14 237
Promote Nuclear: Opp 26 41 26 7 233
Increase Coal: Fav 22 43 19 15 236
Increase Coal: Opp 31 42 24 4 202
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 24 47 23 7 308
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 28 51 16 6 141
Require Effic Cars: Fav 27 46 19 8 389
Require Effic Cars: Opp 5 18 44 33 54
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 37 63 0 0 597
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 0 0 70 30 258
More Drilling Land: Fav 25 46 20 10 277
More Drilling Land: Opp 28 44 20 9 191
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 31 45 20 4 363
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 4 23 45 28 99
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 34 48 14 4 303
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 7 33 35 25 102
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 28 54 13 5 211
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 22 49 21 8 216
48
12: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Providing tax incentives for those who buy hybrid or electric cars, trucks and SUVs (Sport Utility Vehicles)
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 26 44 21 9 855
Ethanol Research: Fav 29 50 14 7 221
Ethanol Research: Opp 14 43 31 12 220
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 45 47 7 1 105
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 16 51 22 12 339
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 37 45 13 5 301
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 14 39 27 20 156
Release Reserve: Fav 30 47 18 5 280
Release Reserve: Opp 19 38 30 13 177
Invest Railways: Fav 32 46 16 7 404
Invest Railways: Opp 15 30 34 22 71
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 26 45 20 9 337
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 26 36 29 9 136
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 31 46 17 6 314
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 13 26 40 22 137
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 24 42 19 15 206
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 29 43 18 10 225
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 20 47 19 14 251
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 25 45 24 6 198
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 31 46 18 5 337
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 14 49 27 10 102
49
13: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Providing tax incentives for those who buy hybrid or electric cars, trucks and SUVs (Sport Utility Vehicles)
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 70 30 855
Male 72 28 367
Female 68 32 488
Age: 18-29 63 37 144
Age: 30-44 75 25 208
Age: 45-64 70 30 310
Age: 65+ 69 31 193
Ethnicity - White 69 31 700
Ethnicity - Hispanic 69 31 76
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 72 28 102
Ethnicity - Other 82 18 41
Democrats (no lean) 80 20 351
Independents (no lean) 65 35 251
Republicans (no lean) 61 39 253
Democrats (lean) 78 22 413
Independents (lean) 69 31 102
Republicans (lean) 60 40 338
Liberal (1-3) 83 17 217
Moderate (4) 72 28 243
Conservative (5-7) 61 39 355
2010 Vote: Democrat 77 23 323
2010 Vote: Republican 63 37 317
2012 Vote: Democrat 76 24 414
2012 Vote: Republican 60 40 345
2014 Vote: Democrat 80 20 356
2014 Vote: Undecided 68 32 192
2014 Vote: Republican 59 41 307
50
13: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Providing tax incentives for those who buy hybrid or electric cars, trucks and SUVs (Sport Utility Vehicles)
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 70 30 855
Protestant 71 29 250
Roman Catholic 69 31 222
Ath./Agn./None 73 27 202
Something Else 66 34 182
Religiosity: Monthly+ 73 27 353
Religiosity: LT Monthly 68 32 502
Income: Under 50k 71 29 372
Income: 50k-100k 71 29 291
Income: 100k+ 65 35 193
Educ: < College 69 31 564
Educ: Bachelors degree 72 28 192
Educ: Post-grad 70 30 99
Military HH 71 29 188
Not Military HH 70 30 667
Urban 71 29 237
Suburban 71 29 398
Rural 67 33 220
Tea Party - Supporter 65 35 300
Tea Party - Not Supporter 73 27 553
Northeast 82 18 144
Midwest 63 37 212
South 68 32 323
West 72 28 176
New England 86 14 31
Mid-Atlantic 81 19 113
East North Central 72 28 132
West North Central 49 51 79
South Atlantic 63 37 174
East South Central 76 24 60
West South Central 71 29 90
Mountain 67 33 65
Pacific 74 26 111
51
13: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Providing tax incentives for those who buy hybrid or electric cars, trucks and SUVs (Sport Utility Vehicles)
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 70 30 855
Increase Renew Res: Fav 80 20 349
Increase Renew Res: Opp 35 65 118
Promote Nuclear: Fav 69 31 237
Promote Nuclear: Opp 67 33 233
Increase Coal: Fav 65 35 236
Increase Coal: Opp 72 28 202
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 71 29 308
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 79 21 141
Require Effic Cars: Fav 72 28 389
Require Effic Cars: Opp 22 78 54
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 100 0 597
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 0 100 258
More Drilling Land: Fav 71 29 277
More Drilling Land: Opp 71 29 191
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 76 24 363
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 27 73 99
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 82 18 303
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 40 60 102
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 82 18 211
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 71 29 216
52
13: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Providing tax incentives for those who buy hybrid or electric cars, trucks and SUVs (Sport Utility Vehicles)
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 70 30 855
Ethanol Research: Fav 79 21 221
Ethanol Research: Opp 57 43 220
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 92 8 105
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 66 34 339
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 82 18 301
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 53 47 156
Release Reserve: Fav 77 23 280
Release Reserve: Opp 57 43 177
Invest Railways: Fav 77 23 404
Invest Railways: Opp 45 55 71
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 71 29 337
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 62 38 136
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 77 23 314
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 38 62 137
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 67 33 206
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 71 29 225
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 67 33 251
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 70 30 198
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 77 23 337
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 63 37 102
53
14: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Allowing more mining and drilling on federally owned land
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 25 35 24 17 900
Male 27 34 21 17 424
Female 22 35 26 17 476
Age: 18-29 16 37 32 15 158
Age: 30-44 22 34 25 20 246
Age: 45-64 26 36 21 17 334
Age: 65+ 34 32 19 15 163
Ethnicity - White 26 35 22 17 734
Ethnicity - Hispanic 20 27 31 22 86
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 18 38 33 12 115
Ethnicity - Other 21 26 26 27 37
Democrats (no lean) 18 31 24 27 373
Independents (no lean) 23 37 28 12 270
Republicans (no lean) 35 38 19 7 257
Democrats (lean) 16 32 26 26 449
Independents (lean) 20 36 33 12 106
Republicans (lean) 37 38 17 7 342
Liberal (1-3) 12 28 30 30 251
Moderate (4) 17 36 28 19 262
Conservative (5-7) 41 37 17 6 344
2010 Vote: Democrat 16 33 25 25 359
2010 Vote: Republican 41 30 21 8 316
2012 Vote: Democrat 15 31 28 26 447
2012 Vote: Republican 40 36 16 7 340
2014 Vote: Democrat 17 30 26 28 387
2014 Vote: Undecided 16 43 31 11 206
2014 Vote: Republican 41 36 16 8 307
54
14: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Allowing more mining and drilling on federally owned land
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 25 35 24 17 900
Protestant 27 37 20 15 253
Roman Catholic 28 39 21 12 212
Ath./Agn./None 19 29 25 27 235
Something Else 25 34 29 12 200
Religiosity: Monthly+ 31 37 24 8 365
Religiosity: LT Monthly 21 33 23 23 535
Income: Under 50k 23 38 20 18 368
Income: 50k-100k 24 32 27 17 297
Income: 100k+ 28 33 25 15 235
Educ: < College 23 36 22 18 599
Educ: Bachelors degree 29 31 26 13 198
Educ: Post-grad 25 32 26 18 103
Military HH 30 34 19 18 198
Not Military HH 23 35 25 17 702
Urban 23 33 26 18 261
Suburban 25 39 21 15 412
Rural 26 30 25 19 228
Tea Party - Supporter 41 36 16 7 316
Tea Party - Not Supporter 16 34 28 22 578
Northeast 24 37 22 17 150
Midwest 25 39 18 18 233
South 25 35 28 12 327
West 25 28 24 24 189
New England 20 30 33 16 32
Mid-Atlantic 25 39 19 17 118
East North Central 24 38 16 21 149
West North Central 26 41 20 12 85
South Atlantic 24 37 26 13 173
East South Central 38 31 15 16 54
West South Central 20 33 38 9 100
Mountain 41 27 17 15 57
Pacific 18 28 27 27 133
55
14: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Allowing more mining and drilling on federally owned land
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 25 35 24 17 900
Increase Renew Res: Fav 18 37 27 18 382
Increase Renew Res: Opp 45 34 14 7 97
Promote Nuclear: Fav 35 40 17 9 255
Promote Nuclear: Opp 9 30 36 24 246
Increase Coal: Fav 40 41 16 4 270
Increase Coal: Opp 8 25 34 33 226
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 39 44 11 5 310
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 3 21 32 44 175
Require Effic Cars: Fav 24 34 23 20 443
Require Effic Cars: Opp 29 42 15 14 55
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 26 33 23 18 332
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 22 38 23 17 136
More Drilling Land: Fav 42 58 0 0 535
More Drilling Land: Opp 0 0 58 42 365
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 24 34 27 15 417
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 24 44 16 16 106
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 21 37 24 18 369
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 33 32 20 16 106
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 44 40 12 4 211
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 14 28 26 32 236
56
14: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Allowing more mining and drilling on federally owned land
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 25 35 24 17 900
Ethanol Research: Fav 17 43 28 12 254
Ethanol Research: Opp 35 28 24 13 190
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 16 34 23 26 125
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 27 38 20 15 301
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 22 38 25 15 302
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 32 29 23 15 164
Release Reserve: Fav 35 36 20 8 300
Release Reserve: Opp 13 22 30 34 179
Invest Railways: Fav 28 32 23 18 433
Invest Railways: Opp 21 24 31 24 69
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 24 40 25 11 325
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 17 25 33 25 146
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 23 31 26 20 335
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 31 36 18 14 132
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 38 46 10 6 223
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 14 29 36 22 226
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 28 42 21 8 269
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 17 24 27 32 203
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 28 38 22 13 345
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 13 26 30 31 99
57
15: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Allowing more mining and drilling on federally owned land
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 59 41 900
Male 62 38 424
Female 57 43 476
Age: 18-29 53 47 158
Age: 30-44 55 45 246
Age: 45-64 62 38 334
Age: 65+ 67 33 163
Ethnicity - White 61 39 734
Ethnicity - Hispanic 47 53 86
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 56 44 115
Ethnicity - Other 47 53 37
Democrats (no lean) 49 51 373
Independents (no lean) 60 40 270
Republicans (no lean) 74 26 257
Democrats (lean) 48 52 449
Independents (lean) 55 45 106
Republicans (lean) 75 25 342
Liberal (1-3) 40 60 251
Moderate (4) 53 47 262
Conservative (5-7) 78 22 344
2010 Vote: Democrat 49 51 359
2010 Vote: Republican 71 29 316
2012 Vote: Democrat 46 54 447
2012 Vote: Republican 76 24 340
2014 Vote: Democrat 46 54 387
2014 Vote: Undecided 59 41 206
2014 Vote: Republican 76 24 307
58
15: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Allowing more mining and drilling on federally owned land
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 59 41 900
Protestant 65 35 253
Roman Catholic 67 33 212
Ath./Agn./None 48 52 235
Something Else 58 42 200
Religiosity: Monthly+ 67 33 365
Religiosity: LT Monthly 54 46 535
Income: Under 50k 62 38 368
Income: 50k-100k 56 44 297
Income: 100k+ 61 39 235
Educ: < College 60 40 599
Educ: Bachelors degree 61 39 198
Educ: Post-grad 57 43 103
Military HH 63 37 198
Not Military HH 58 42 702
Urban 56 44 261
Suburban 64 36 412
Rural 56 44 228
Tea Party - Supporter 77 23 316
Tea Party - Not Supporter 50 50 578
Northeast 61 39 150
Midwest 64 36 233
South 60 40 327
West 53 47 189
New England 51 49 32
Mid-Atlantic 63 37 118
East North Central 62 38 149
West North Central 67 33 85
South Atlantic 61 39 173
East South Central 69 31 54
West South Central 53 47 100
Mountain 68 32 57
Pacific 46 54 133
59
15: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Allowing more mining and drilling on federally owned land
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 59 41 900
Increase Renew Res: Fav 55 45 382
Increase Renew Res: Opp 79 21 97
Promote Nuclear: Fav 75 25 255
Promote Nuclear: Opp 40 60 246
Increase Coal: Fav 80 20 270
Increase Coal: Opp 32 68 226
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 83 17 310
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 23 77 175
Require Effic Cars: Fav 57 43 443
Require Effic Cars: Opp 71 29 55
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 59 41 332
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 60 40 136
More Drilling Land: Fav 100 0 535
More Drilling Land: Opp 0 100 365
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 58 42 417
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 67 33 106
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 58 42 369
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 64 36 106
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 84 16 211
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 42 58 236
60
15: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Allowing more mining and drilling on federally owned land
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 59 41 900
Ethanol Research: Fav 60 40 254
Ethanol Research: Opp 63 37 190
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 50 50 125
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 65 35 301
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 60 40 302
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 62 38 164
Release Reserve: Fav 72 28 300
Release Reserve: Opp 36 64 179
Invest Railways: Fav 60 40 433
Invest Railways: Opp 45 55 69
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 64 36 325
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 42 58 146
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 54 46 335
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 68 32 132
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 84 16 223
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 42 58 226
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 71 29 269
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 41 59 203
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 66 34 345
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 39 61 99
61
16: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Establishing tax incentives to encourage conservation
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 32 49 15 5 898
Male 38 45 12 6 404
Female 27 52 17 4 494
Age: 18-29 25 45 25 5 154
Age: 30-44 35 52 8 4 233
Age: 45-64 34 47 15 4 349
Age: 65+ 28 51 13 9 163
Ethnicity - White 32 49 15 5 739
Ethnicity - Hispanic 36 48 2 14 84
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 30 49 15 7 107
Ethnicity - Other 41 44 14 2 40
Democrats (no lean) 42 45 8 5 369
Independents (no lean) 30 53 14 3 254
Republicans (no lean) 20 50 23 6 275
Democrats (lean) 41 46 9 4 448
Independents (lean) 24 61 14 2 100
Republicans (lean) 22 49 22 7 348
Liberal (1-3) 43 43 11 4 258
Moderate (4) 31 50 15 4 265
Conservative (5-7) 24 52 17 6 343
2010 Vote: Democrat 38 49 8 4 355
2010 Vote: Republican 24 51 18 7 318
2012 Vote: Democrat 38 49 9 4 451
2012 Vote: Republican 21 51 20 8 341
2014 Vote: Democrat 42 45 8 5 381
2014 Vote: Undecided 28 51 18 3 221
2014 Vote: Republican 21 52 20 7 296
62
16: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Establishing tax incentives to encourage conservation
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 32 49 15 5 898
Protestant 31 49 16 4 246
Roman Catholic 30 54 10 5 235
Ath./Agn./None 33 47 12 8 226
Something Else 32 43 22 3 190
Religiosity: Monthly+ 27 49 17 6 370
Religiosity: LT Monthly 35 48 13 4 529
Income: Under 50k 30 48 16 5 373
Income: 50k-100k 33 50 12 5 301
Income: 100k+ 32 48 15 5 224
Educ: < College 31 47 17 5 587
Educ: Bachelors degree 30 55 11 5 188
Educ: Post-grad 38 47 9 5 122
Military HH 35 48 11 7 183
Not Military HH 31 49 16 5 715
Urban 30 52 11 7 230
Suburban 34 49 13 5 422
Rural 30 45 22 3 246
Tea Party - Supporter 26 49 18 7 278
Tea Party - Not Supporter 35 49 13 4 616
Northeast 38 47 10 5 167
Midwest 30 50 15 4 209
South 27 51 17 5 337
West 37 44 14 5 185
New England 46 45 7 2 43
Mid-Atlantic 35 48 11 6 125
East North Central 30 53 12 5 132
West North Central 32 45 21 2 77
South Atlantic 32 41 19 8 190
East South Central 18 66 14 2 54
West South Central 20 62 15 3 92
Mountain 29 54 14 3 58
Pacific 41 40 14 6 127
63
16: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Establishing tax incentives to encourage conservation
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 32 49 15 5 898
Increase Renew Res: Fav 38 47 13 2 416
Increase Renew Res: Opp 12 47 23 18 102
Promote Nuclear: Fav 25 54 17 4 230
Promote Nuclear: Opp 32 51 12 4 270
Increase Coal: Fav 27 49 19 5 268
Increase Coal: Opp 45 40 12 3 203
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 25 50 19 5 306
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 42 42 12 5 158
Require Effic Cars: Fav 39 45 12 4 414
Require Effic Cars: Opp 2 50 27 22 49
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 41 51 6 3 302
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 13 42 35 11 160
More Drilling Land: Fav 28 49 19 4 312
More Drilling Land: Opp 40 44 8 9 210
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 40 60 0 0 723
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 0 0 75 25 176
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 40 50 8 2 344
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 11 42 34 13 141
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 36 46 16 2 237
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 30 49 15 6 228
64
16: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Establishing tax incentives to encourage conservation
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 32 49 15 5 898
Ethanol Research: Fav 34 51 14 1 270
Ethanol Research: Opp 23 55 13 10 216
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 37 55 5 3 110
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 29 44 22 5 344
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 34 54 9 3 315
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 20 49 22 10 164
Release Reserve: Fav 32 51 11 6 290
Release Reserve: Opp 23 52 19 5 178
Invest Railways: Fav 39 50 9 2 407
Invest Railways: Opp 18 50 25 7 66
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 37 50 11 2 317
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 28 48 16 7 131
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 42 47 8 3 325
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 9 45 30 17 131
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 25 54 18 4 235
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 39 50 7 4 226
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 26 50 20 4 255
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 31 51 12 6 188
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 35 45 16 5 361
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 25 43 18 13 96
65
17: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Establishing tax incentives to encourage conservation
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 80 20 898
Male 82 18 404
Female 79 21 494
Age: 18-29 70 30 154
Age: 30-44 88 12 233
Age: 45-64 81 19 349
Age: 65+ 78 22 163
Ethnicity - White 81 19 739
Ethnicity - Hispanic 84 16 84
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 79 21 107
Ethnicity - Other 85 15 40
Democrats (no lean) 87 13 369
Independents (no lean) 83 17 254
Republicans (no lean) 70 30 275
Democrats (lean) 87 13 448
Independents (lean) 85 15 100
Republicans (lean) 71 29 348
Liberal (1-3) 85 15 258
Moderate (4) 81 19 265
Conservative (5-7) 76 24 343
2010 Vote: Democrat 87 13 355
2010 Vote: Republican 75 25 318
2012 Vote: Democrat 88 12 451
2012 Vote: Republican 72 28 341
2014 Vote: Democrat 87 13 381
2014 Vote: Undecided 79 21 221
2014 Vote: Republican 73 27 296
66
17: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Establishing tax incentives to encourage conservation
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 80 20 898
Protestant 80 20 246
Roman Catholic 84 16 235
Ath./Agn./None 80 20 226
Something Else 76 24 190
Religiosity: Monthly+ 76 24 370
Religiosity: LT Monthly 84 16 529
Income: Under 50k 78 22 373
Income: 50k-100k 83 17 301
Income: 100k+ 80 20 224
Educ: < College 78 22 587
Educ: Bachelors degree 85 15 188
Educ: Post-grad 85 15 122
Military HH 82 18 183
Not Military HH 80 20 715
Urban 82 18 230
Suburban 82 18 422
Rural 75 25 246
Tea Party - Supporter 75 25 278
Tea Party - Not Supporter 83 17 616
Northeast 85 15 167
Midwest 81 19 209
South 78 22 337
West 81 19 185
New England 91 9 43
Mid-Atlantic 83 17 125
East North Central 83 17 132
West North Central 77 23 77
South Atlantic 74 26 190
East South Central 84 16 54
West South Central 82 18 92
Mountain 83 17 58
Pacific 80 20 127
67
17: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Establishing tax incentives to encourage conservation
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 80 20 898
Increase Renew Res: Fav 85 15 416
Increase Renew Res: Opp 59 41 102
Promote Nuclear: Fav 79 21 230
Promote Nuclear: Opp 83 17 270
Increase Coal: Fav 76 24 268
Increase Coal: Opp 85 15 203
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 75 25 306
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 84 16 158
Require Effic Cars: Fav 84 16 414
Require Effic Cars: Opp 51 49 49
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 91 9 302
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 55 45 160
More Drilling Land: Fav 77 23 312
More Drilling Land: Opp 84 16 210
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 100 0 723
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 0 100 176
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 90 10 344
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 53 47 141
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 82 18 237
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 79 21 228
68
17: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Establishing tax incentives to encourage conservation
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 80 20 898
Ethanol Research: Fav 85 15 270
Ethanol Research: Opp 78 22 216
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 92 8 110
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 73 27 344
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 88 12 315
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 69 31 164
Release Reserve: Fav 83 17 290
Release Reserve: Opp 75 25 178
Invest Railways: Fav 89 11 407
Invest Railways: Opp 68 32 66
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 87 13 317
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 77 23 131
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 89 11 325
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 53 47 131
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 79 21 235
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 89 11 226
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 77 23 255
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 82 18 188
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 80 20 361
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 68 32 96
69
18: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Giving tax cuts to energy companies to develop wind, solar and hydrogen technology
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 36 39 16 9 872
Male 35 39 13 13 405
Female 38 39 18 5 467
Age: 18-29 33 42 21 4 141
Age: 30-44 43 41 10 6 238
Age: 45-64 39 34 17 10 334
Age: 65+ 23 45 18 14 159
Ethnicity - White 36 39 16 9 712
Ethnicity - Hispanic 44 36 13 7 75
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 41 36 16 7 113
Ethnicity - Other 35 48 14 3 33
Democrats (no lean) 46 37 12 5 356
Independents (no lean) 35 39 16 10 272
Republicans (no lean) 23 42 22 13 244
Democrats (lean) 46 38 12 5 420
Independents (lean) 34 38 19 9 129
Republicans (lean) 25 42 20 14 323
Liberal (1-3) 47 34 14 6 231
Moderate (4) 40 39 13 8 281
Conservative (5-7) 26 44 18 12 319
2010 Vote: Democrat 40 42 13 5 330
2010 Vote: Republican 25 41 18 16 294
2012 Vote: Democrat 44 39 14 3 431
2012 Vote: Republican 22 42 20 17 328
2014 Vote: Democrat 47 37 13 4 359
2014 Vote: Undecided 36 42 17 5 236
2014 Vote: Republican 23 40 19 17 277
70
18: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Giving tax cuts to energy companies to develop wind, solar and hydrogen technology
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 36 39 16 9 872
Protestant 36 35 17 13 247
Roman Catholic 28 48 16 8 204
Ath./Agn./None 39 42 12 7 240
Something Else 42 31 20 6 182
Religiosity: Monthly+ 33 37 18 12 341
Religiosity: LT Monthly 38 40 15 6 532
Income: Under 50k 38 35 19 8 394
Income: 50k-100k 36 42 13 9 263
Income: 100k+ 33 42 15 10 215
Educ: < College 36 38 17 9 567
Educ: Bachelors degree 36 40 15 9 207
Educ: Post-grad 35 44 13 8 99
Military HH 33 39 14 13 193
Not Military HH 37 39 16 7 679
Urban 44 35 15 6 232
Suburban 34 44 12 10 388
Rural 32 36 23 9 252
Tea Party - Supporter 31 39 17 13 274
Tea Party - Not Supporter 39 39 15 7 590
Northeast 35 37 17 11 134
Midwest 37 43 13 7 201
South 34 38 18 10 334
West 40 38 15 7 203
New England 38 34 11 17 29
Mid-Atlantic 34 38 19 9 105
East North Central 44 40 13 4 146
West North Central 20 53 12 15 55
South Atlantic 36 36 17 11 191
East South Central 26 47 23 3 51
West South Central 32 38 19 11 92
Mountain 34 38 17 10 68
Pacific 43 38 13 5 135
71
18: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Giving tax cuts to energy companies to develop wind, solar and hydrogen technology
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 36 39 16 9 872
Increase Renew Res: Fav 43 44 12 1 389
Increase Renew Res: Opp 10 17 36 37 98
Promote Nuclear: Fav 34 36 19 11 258
Promote Nuclear: Opp 41 36 14 9 213
Increase Coal: Fav 30 38 22 11 272
Increase Coal: Opp 48 36 12 4 202
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 32 43 16 9 302
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 50 33 12 5 147
Require Effic Cars: Fav 43 40 10 6 399
Require Effic Cars: Opp 5 31 39 26 59
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 43 43 11 3 290
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 8 39 33 20 115
More Drilling Land: Fav 32 44 14 11 282
More Drilling Land: Opp 47 33 12 7 193
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 37 43 13 6 385
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 14 20 44 22 100
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 48 52 0 0 658
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 0 0 65 35 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 36 44 17 4 245
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 41 28 20 11 216
72
18: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Giving tax cuts to energy companies to develop wind, solar and hydrogen technology
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 36 39 16 9 872
Ethanol Research: Fav 46 44 6 4 271
Ethanol Research: Opp 21 40 26 14 193
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 45 46 6 4 108
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 33 38 21 9 311
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 39 44 12 5 287
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 22 35 23 20 174
Release Reserve: Fav 36 42 13 9 280
Release Reserve: Opp 45 33 17 5 186
Invest Railways: Fav 42 43 9 6 412
Invest Railways: Opp 20 28 27 25 64
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 37 44 12 7 321
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 37 33 19 11 137
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 46 36 12 6 303
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 10 40 25 26 126
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 30 40 18 11 229
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 40 39 12 9 231
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 32 40 20 8 254
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 37 38 18 7 194
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 37 41 15 7 355
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 32 37 23 8 114
73
19: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Giving tax cuts to energy companies to develop wind, solar and hydrogen technology
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 75 25 872
Male 74 26 405
Female 77 23 467
Age: 18-29 75 25 141
Age: 30-44 84 16 238
Age: 45-64 73 27 334
Age: 65+ 68 32 159
Ethnicity - White 75 25 712
Ethnicity - Hispanic 79 21 75
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 77 23 113
Ethnicity - Other 83 17 33
Democrats (no lean) 83 17 356
Independents (no lean) 74 26 272
Republicans (no lean) 65 35 244
Democrats (lean) 83 17 420
Independents (lean) 72 28 129
Republicans (lean) 67 33 323
Liberal (1-3) 81 19 231
Moderate (4) 79 21 281
Conservative (5-7) 70 30 319
2010 Vote: Democrat 82 18 330
2010 Vote: Republican 66 34 294
2012 Vote: Democrat 83 17 431
2012 Vote: Republican 64 36 328
2014 Vote: Democrat 83 17 359
2014 Vote: Undecided 77 23 236
2014 Vote: Republican 63 37 277
74
19: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Giving tax cuts to energy companies to develop wind, solar and hydrogen technology
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 75 25 872
Protestant 70 30 247
Roman Catholic 77 23 204
Ath./Agn./None 81 19 240
Something Else 74 26 182
Religiosity: Monthly+ 70 30 341
Religiosity: LT Monthly 79 21 532
Income: Under 50k 74 26 394
Income: 50k-100k 78 22 263
Income: 100k+ 75 25 215
Educ: < College 75 25 567
Educ: Bachelors degree 76 24 207
Educ: Post-grad 79 21 99
Military HH 72 28 193
Not Military HH 76 24 679
Urban 79 21 232
Suburban 78 22 388
Rural 68 32 252
Tea Party - Supporter 70 30 274
Tea Party - Not Supporter 78 22 590
Northeast 72 28 134
Midwest 81 19 201
South 72 28 334
West 78 22 203
New England 72 28 29
Mid-Atlantic 72 28 105
East North Central 84 16 146
West North Central 73 27 55
South Atlantic 72 28 191
East South Central 73 27 51
West South Central 70 30 92
Mountain 72 28 68
Pacific 81 19 135
75
19: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Giving tax cuts to energy companies to develop wind, solar and hydrogen technology
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 75 25 872
Increase Renew Res: Fav 87 13 389
Increase Renew Res: Opp 27 73 98
Promote Nuclear: Fav 70 30 258
Promote Nuclear: Opp 77 23 213
Increase Coal: Fav 67 33 272
Increase Coal: Opp 84 16 202
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 75 25 302
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 83 17 147
Require Effic Cars: Fav 83 17 399
Require Effic Cars: Opp 36 64 59
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 86 14 290
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 47 53 115
More Drilling Land: Fav 76 24 282
More Drilling Land: Opp 80 20 193
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 81 19 385
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 34 66 100
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 100 0 658
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 0 100 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 80 20 245
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 69 31 216
76
19: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Giving tax cuts to energy companies to develop wind, solar and hydrogen technology
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 75 25 872
Ethanol Research: Fav 90 10 271
Ethanol Research: Opp 60 40 193
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 90 10 108
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 70 30 311
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 83 17 287
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 57 43 174
Release Reserve: Fav 78 22 280
Release Reserve: Opp 78 22 186
Invest Railways: Fav 85 15 412
Invest Railways: Opp 48 52 64
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 81 19 321
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 70 30 137
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 82 18 303
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 50 50 126
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 70 30 229
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 79 21 231
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 72 28 254
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 75 25 194
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 78 22 355
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 69 31 114
77
20: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Giving tax cuts to energy companies to do more exploration for oil
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 16 33 29 22 873
Male 17 29 26 28 391
Female 16 37 31 17 482
Age: 18-29 17 34 29 20 121
Age: 30-44 15 28 30 27 213
Age: 45-64 16 33 32 20 354
Age: 65+ 18 40 21 22 185
Ethnicity - White 15 33 29 23 709
Ethnicity - Hispanic 16 31 27 27 86
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 20 39 24 17 104
Ethnicity - Other 17 30 33 20 42
Democrats (no lean) 12 32 27 29 348
Independents (no lean) 13 32 30 25 263
Republicans (no lean) 24 37 30 10 262
Democrats (lean) 11 30 29 30 422
Independents (lean) 10 29 34 27 99
Republicans (lean) 24 38 27 11 351
Liberal (1-3) 7 30 25 38 222
Moderate (4) 12 31 36 21 266
Conservative (5-7) 25 39 24 12 347
2010 Vote: Democrat 14 29 29 28 322
2010 Vote: Republican 23 39 25 13 330
2012 Vote: Democrat 12 31 28 29 418
2012 Vote: Republican 20 38 30 12 337
2014 Vote: Democrat 13 28 28 31 366
2014 Vote: Undecided 10 37 32 21 201
2014 Vote: Republican 24 37 28 11 306
78
20: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Giving tax cuts to energy companies to do more exploration for oil
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 16 33 29 22 873
Protestant 18 38 28 16 264
Roman Catholic 13 37 28 22 232
Ath./Agn./None 11 18 34 37 185
Something Else 23 37 25 16 192
Religiosity: Monthly+ 19 42 24 15 356
Religiosity: LT Monthly 14 27 32 27 518
Income: Under 50k 17 36 27 20 396
Income: 50k-100k 13 36 27 24 296
Income: 100k+ 20 24 35 21 182
Educ: < College 17 33 28 21 559
Educ: Bachelors degree 16 34 32 18 204
Educ: Post-grad 11 32 24 33 110
Military HH 15 40 22 23 207
Not Military HH 17 31 30 22 666
Urban 15 30 26 29 234
Suburban 15 35 31 19 383
Rural 19 33 27 21 256
Tea Party - Supporter 20 42 22 16 261
Tea Party - Not Supporter 15 29 32 25 607
Northeast 20 30 33 17 150
Midwest 12 34 25 28 197
South 15 36 30 19 320
West 19 31 26 24 207
New England 18 31 31 20 37
Mid-Atlantic 21 30 34 16 113
East North Central 12 34 23 31 139
West North Central 13 35 30 23 57
South Atlantic 18 35 28 18 174
East South Central 10 46 33 11 59
West South Central 12 31 31 26 88
Mountain 15 36 27 22 62
Pacific 20 28 26 26 145
79
20: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Giving tax cuts to energy companies to do more exploration for oil
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 16 33 29 22 873
Increase Renew Res: Fav 17 34 30 19 363
Increase Renew Res: Opp 21 37 25 17 100
Promote Nuclear: Fav 23 34 22 21 277
Promote Nuclear: Opp 5 29 36 29 218
Increase Coal: Fav 19 39 26 16 264
Increase Coal: Opp 3 23 29 44 200
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 20 43 25 12 320
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 3 16 36 46 148
Require Effic Cars: Fav 12 33 32 23 406
Require Effic Cars: Opp 23 28 26 24 51
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 17 37 28 19 325
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 13 25 39 23 102
More Drilling Land: Fav 25 39 24 11 277
More Drilling Land: Opp 3 17 33 47 170
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 16 36 29 19 374
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 15 32 37 16 91
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 21 36 25 18 345
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 14 29 30 28 117
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 33 67 0 0 432
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 0 0 56 44 441
80
20: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Giving tax cuts to energy companies to do more exploration for oil
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 16 33 29 22 873
Ethanol Research: Fav 19 35 23 23 246
Ethanol Research: Opp 12 29 36 24 200
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 16 27 27 30 129
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 17 34 29 20 323
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 15 35 30 19 303
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 20 31 32 16 160
Release Reserve: Fav 24 41 21 14 297
Release Reserve: Opp 6 23 38 34 170
Invest Railways: Fav 18 34 29 19 383
Invest Railways: Opp 8 34 38 20 73
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 14 34 29 23 314
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 17 33 19 30 125
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 21 27 28 24 324
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 19 33 29 19 136
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 26 45 23 6 239
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 3 22 33 41 224
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 23 40 23 14 251
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 8 26 32 33 196
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 20 39 24 17 384
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 5 22 40 32 103
81
21: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Giving tax cuts to energy companies to do more exploration for oil
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 49 51 873
Male 46 54 391
Female 53 47 482
Age: 18-29 51 49 121
Age: 30-44 43 57 213
Age: 45-64 48 52 354
Age: 65+ 58 42 185
Ethnicity - White 48 52 709
Ethnicity - Hispanic 47 53 86
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 59 41 104
Ethnicity - Other 47 53 42
Democrats (no lean) 44 56 348
Independents (no lean) 45 55 263
Republicans (no lean) 61 39 262
Democrats (lean) 41 59 422
Independents (lean) 39 61 99
Republicans (lean) 62 38 351
Liberal (1-3) 37 63 222
Moderate (4) 43 57 266
Conservative (5-7) 64 36 347
2010 Vote: Democrat 42 58 322
2010 Vote: Republican 62 38 330
2012 Vote: Democrat 43 57 418
2012 Vote: Republican 58 42 337
2014 Vote: Democrat 41 59 366
2014 Vote: Undecided 48 52 201
2014 Vote: Republican 61 39 306
82
21: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Giving tax cuts to energy companies to do more exploration for oil
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 49 51 873
Protestant 56 44 264
Roman Catholic 50 50 232
Ath./Agn./None 29 71 185
Something Else 59 41 192
Religiosity: Monthly+ 61 39 356
Religiosity: LT Monthly 42 58 518
Income: Under 50k 53 47 396
Income: 50k-100k 49 51 296
Income: 100k+ 44 56 182
Educ: < College 51 49 559
Educ: Bachelors degree 50 50 204
Educ: Post-grad 43 57 110
Military HH 55 45 207
Not Military HH 48 52 666
Urban 45 55 234
Suburban 50 50 383
Rural 53 47 256
Tea Party - Supporter 62 38 261
Tea Party - Not Supporter 44 56 607
Northeast 50 50 150
Midwest 46 54 197
South 51 49 320
West 49 51 207
New England 48 52 37
Mid-Atlantic 51 49 113
East North Central 46 54 139
West North Central 47 53 57
South Atlantic 53 47 174
East South Central 56 44 59
West South Central 43 57 88
Mountain 51 49 62
Pacific 49 51 145
83
21: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Giving tax cuts to energy companies to do more exploration for oil
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 49 51 873
Increase Renew Res: Fav 51 49 363
Increase Renew Res: Opp 57 43 100
Promote Nuclear: Fav 57 43 277
Promote Nuclear: Opp 34 66 218
Increase Coal: Fav 58 42 264
Increase Coal: Opp 26 74 200
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 63 37 320
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 19 81 148
Require Effic Cars: Fav 45 55 406
Require Effic Cars: Opp 50 50 51
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 53 47 325
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 38 62 102
More Drilling Land: Fav 64 36 277
More Drilling Land: Opp 20 80 170
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 52 48 374
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 47 53 91
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 57 43 345
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 43 57 117
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 100 0 432
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 0 100 441
84
21: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Giving tax cuts to energy companies to do more exploration for oil
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 49 51 873
Ethanol Research: Fav 54 46 246
Ethanol Research: Opp 41 59 200
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 43 57 129
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 51 49 323
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 50 50 303
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 52 48 160
Release Reserve: Fav 65 35 297
Release Reserve: Opp 28 72 170
Invest Railways: Fav 52 48 383
Invest Railways: Opp 43 57 73
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 48 52 314
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 50 50 125
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 48 52 324
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 52 48 136
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 71 29 239
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 25 75 224
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 63 37 251
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 35 65 196
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 59 41 384
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 28 72 103
85
22: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing federal funding for research on ethanol
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 14 43 27 16 893
Male 15 38 27 20 432
Female 13 47 27 12 460
Age: 18-29 11 52 22 16 132
Age: 30-44 19 41 30 10 225
Age: 45-64 14 44 26 16 342
Age: 65+ 10 36 31 23 193
Ethnicity - White 13 42 27 18 747
Ethnicity - Hispanic 25 35 24 15 78
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 19 52 23 7 100
Ethnicity - Other 18 38 36 8 36
Democrats (no lean) 16 51 26 7 315
Independents (no lean) 13 43 26 18 288
Republicans (no lean) 12 34 30 23 290
Democrats (lean) 15 49 28 8 401
Independents (lean) 10 52 20 18 106
Republicans (lean) 14 34 29 23 385
Liberal (1-3) 19 52 21 8 231
Moderate (4) 12 45 32 11 252
Conservative (5-7) 13 35 28 24 372
2010 Vote: Democrat 15 50 25 10 329
2010 Vote: Republican 13 31 29 27 331
2012 Vote: Democrat 14 51 26 8 407
2012 Vote: Republican 12 30 30 28 376
2014 Vote: Democrat 16 53 25 5 330
2014 Vote: Undecided 12 43 29 15 224
2014 Vote: Republican 13 32 28 27 339
86
22: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing federal funding for research on ethanol
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 14 43 27 16 893
Protestant 13 40 29 17 271
Roman Catholic 13 47 23 17 227
Ath./Agn./None 17 36 30 17 212
Something Else 13 49 27 11 182
Religiosity: Monthly+ 17 42 24 17 350
Religiosity: LT Monthly 12 43 29 15 543
Income: Under 50k 12 47 28 13 387
Income: 50k-100k 19 40 26 14 297
Income: 100k+ 10 38 28 24 210
Educ: < College 14 44 27 15 599
Educ: Bachelors degree 14 42 28 16 195
Educ: Post-grad 17 38 26 19 99
Military HH 17 33 30 20 209
Not Military HH 13 46 26 15 684
Urban 13 44 23 21 221
Suburban 17 41 29 13 448
Rural 9 46 29 16 224
Tea Party - Supporter 16 35 25 24 320
Tea Party - Not Supporter 13 47 28 11 570
Northeast 16 44 23 17 156
Midwest 10 46 29 15 219
South 13 43 27 17 338
West 19 37 30 14 180
New England 20 33 15 32 47
Mid-Atlantic 15 49 26 10 110
East North Central 9 43 32 16 151
West North Central 12 52 22 13 68
South Atlantic 9 49 26 16 162
East South Central 20 47 29 3 61
West South Central 14 33 28 26 114
Mountain 16 34 34 16 59
Pacific 21 38 27 13 121
87
22: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing federal funding for research on ethanol
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 14 43 27 16 893
Increase Renew Res: Fav 13 53 21 12 365
Increase Renew Res: Opp 2 16 39 43 115
Promote Nuclear: Fav 16 37 27 20 272
Promote Nuclear: Opp 12 47 21 20 216
Increase Coal: Fav 15 46 22 17 254
Increase Coal: Opp 15 43 27 15 213
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 13 41 32 13 339
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 11 58 17 14 142
Require Effic Cars: Fav 19 42 25 13 396
Require Effic Cars: Opp 5 25 40 31 46
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 14 45 32 10 301
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 6 27 37 31 140
More Drilling Land: Fav 19 37 26 18 271
More Drilling Land: Opp 7 52 25 15 173
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 14 43 26 16 396
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 4 42 31 23 90
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 18 50 25 7 359
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 1 25 35 39 104
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 23 39 22 16 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 6 43 37 14 232
88
22: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing federal funding for research on ethanol
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 14 43 27 16 893
Ethanol Research: Fav 25 75 0 0 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 0 0 63 37 386
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 31 45 19 5 113
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 9 44 29 18 359
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 15 51 27 7 298
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 8 31 30 31 170
Release Reserve: Fav 19 46 21 14 293
Release Reserve: Opp 6 37 36 20 184
Invest Railways: Fav 21 42 27 11 392
Invest Railways: Opp 10 39 24 28 73
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 16 43 30 11 345
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 16 37 24 23 150
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 17 45 24 13 320
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 6 28 30 35 156
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 13 47 20 19 206
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 13 45 32 10 273
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 16 41 29 14 256
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 13 41 32 13 238
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 16 47 25 12 361
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 9 35 35 21 106
89
23: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing federal funding for research on ethanol
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 57 43 893
Male 53 47 432
Female 60 40 460
Age: 18-29 63 37 132
Age: 30-44 60 40 225
Age: 45-64 58 42 342
Age: 65+ 46 54 193
Ethnicity - White 55 45 747
Ethnicity - Hispanic 60 40 78
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 71 29 100
Ethnicity - Other 57 43 36
Democrats (no lean) 67 33 315
Independents (no lean) 56 44 288
Republicans (no lean) 47 53 290
Democrats (lean) 64 36 401
Independents (lean) 62 38 106
Republicans (lean) 48 52 385
Liberal (1-3) 71 29 231
Moderate (4) 57 43 252
Conservative (5-7) 48 52 372
2010 Vote: Democrat 65 35 329
2010 Vote: Republican 44 56 331
2012 Vote: Democrat 66 34 407
2012 Vote: Republican 42 58 376
2014 Vote: Democrat 70 30 330
2014 Vote: Undecided 55 45 224
2014 Vote: Republican 46 54 339
90
23: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing federal funding for research on ethanol
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 57 43 893
Protestant 53 47 271
Roman Catholic 60 40 227
Ath./Agn./None 53 47 212
Something Else 62 38 182
Religiosity: Monthly+ 59 41 350
Religiosity: LT Monthly 56 44 543
Income: Under 50k 59 41 387
Income: 50k-100k 60 40 297
Income: 100k+ 48 52 210
Educ: < College 57 43 599
Educ: Bachelors degree 56 44 195
Educ: Post-grad 55 45 99
Military HH 50 50 209
Not Military HH 59 41 684
Urban 57 43 221
Suburban 58 42 448
Rural 55 45 224
Tea Party - Supporter 51 49 320
Tea Party - Not Supporter 60 40 570
Northeast 61 39 156
Midwest 56 44 219
South 56 44 338
West 56 44 180
New England 53 47 47
Mid-Atlantic 64 36 110
East North Central 52 48 151
West North Central 65 35 68
South Atlantic 58 42 162
East South Central 68 32 61
West South Central 47 53 114
Mountain 50 50 59
Pacific 59 41 121
91
23: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing federal funding for research on ethanol
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 57 43 893
Increase Renew Res: Fav 66 34 365
Increase Renew Res: Opp 18 82 115
Promote Nuclear: Fav 53 47 272
Promote Nuclear: Opp 59 41 216
Increase Coal: Fav 61 39 254
Increase Coal: Opp 58 42 213
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 54 46 339
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 69 31 142
Require Effic Cars: Fav 61 39 396
Require Effic Cars: Opp 30 70 46
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 58 42 301
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 33 67 140
More Drilling Land: Fav 56 44 271
More Drilling Land: Opp 59 41 173
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 58 42 396
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 46 54 90
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 68 32 359
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 26 74 104
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 62 38 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 49 51 232
92
23: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing federal funding for research on ethanol
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 57 43 893
Ethanol Research: Fav 100 0 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 0 100 386
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 76 24 113
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 53 47 359
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 66 34 298
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 39 61 170
Release Reserve: Fav 65 35 293
Release Reserve: Opp 43 57 184
Invest Railways: Fav 63 37 392
Invest Railways: Opp 49 51 73
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 59 41 345
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 53 47 150
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 63 37 320
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 34 66 156
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 61 39 206
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 58 42 273
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 56 44 256
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 55 45 238
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 63 37 361
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 44 56 106
93
24: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing taxes on gasoline to encourage carpooling and conservation
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 8 19 30 44 861
Male 9 23 27 41 404
Female 7 15 32 46 457
Age: 18-29 12 16 34 37 134
Age: 30-44 12 16 22 50 204
Age: 45-64 8 19 30 43 310
Age: 65+ 2 22 33 42 213
Ethnicity - White 5 19 29 47 696
Ethnicity - Hispanic 19 12 25 44 80
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 16 12 37 36 112
Ethnicity - Other 22 31 30 17 41
Democrats (no lean) 16 23 28 33 306
Independents (no lean) 5 15 33 48 267
Republicans (no lean) 3 18 28 51 288
Democrats (lean) 15 23 29 33 397
Independents (lean) 2 12 37 49 107
Republicans (lean) 2 16 28 54 355
Liberal (1-3) 21 22 27 30 220
Moderate (4) 5 25 30 41 235
Conservative (5-7) 2 14 29 54 368
2010 Vote: Democrat 15 22 31 32 337
2010 Vote: Republican 3 18 28 51 319
2012 Vote: Democrat 15 23 31 31 387
2012 Vote: Republican 2 14 28 55 359
2014 Vote: Democrat 16 24 30 30 330
2014 Vote: Undecided 4 14 33 49 213
2014 Vote: Republican 2 16 27 55 318
94
24: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing taxes on gasoline to encourage carpooling and conservation
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 8 19 30 44 861
Protestant 4 18 32 46 281
Roman Catholic 7 23 31 40 217
Ath./Agn./None 13 21 25 41 200
Something Else 11 12 30 47 163
Religiosity: Monthly+ 7 19 30 44 352
Religiosity: LT Monthly 8 18 30 44 509
Income: Under 50k 6 14 30 50 371
Income: 50k-100k 6 22 35 38 289
Income: 100k+ 15 23 22 41 201
Educ: < College 4 18 30 48 585
Educ: Bachelors degree 16 18 29 37 168
Educ: Post-grad 16 26 28 31 108
Military HH 4 25 30 41 203
Not Military HH 9 17 30 45 658
Urban 13 15 39 33 205
Suburban 8 20 27 45 420
Rural 4 19 27 51 236
Tea Party - Supporter 7 14 25 54 298
Tea Party - Not Supporter 9 21 32 38 558
Northeast 12 17 33 38 175
Midwest 5 23 22 50 184
South 8 17 28 47 314
West 7 20 36 37 187
New England 14 24 25 37 61
Mid-Atlantic 11 13 38 38 114
East North Central 5 28 23 44 125
West North Central 5 11 20 63 60
South Atlantic 8 14 29 49 160
East South Central 7 15 36 42 46
West South Central 8 21 24 47 107
Mountain 4 11 48 37 63
Pacific 8 25 29 37 125
95
24: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing taxes on gasoline to encourage carpooling and conservation
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 8 19 30 44 861
Increase Renew Res: Fav 9 20 30 41 370
Increase Renew Res: Opp 2 7 40 50 87
Promote Nuclear: Fav 8 27 24 41 245
Promote Nuclear: Opp 7 12 37 44 231
Increase Coal: Fav 5 17 25 52 266
Increase Coal: Opp 10 26 29 35 174
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 6 17 30 47 315
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 11 24 32 33 159
Require Effic Cars: Fav 9 22 29 40 394
Require Effic Cars: Opp 6 5 29 61 49
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 11 19 31 39 321
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 1 5 29 64 122
More Drilling Land: Fav 5 19 27 49 257
More Drilling Land: Opp 14 22 29 34 169
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 8 20 31 40 352
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 1 7 27 65 102
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 7 24 26 43 317
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 5 5 31 59 103
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 6 19 30 45 221
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 9 23 27 41 231
96
24: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing taxes on gasoline to encourage carpooling and conservation
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 8 19 30 44 861
Ethanol Research: Fav 7 24 36 33 277
Ethanol Research: Opp 6 8 27 59 195
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 30 70 0 0 230
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 0 0 41 59 631
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 10 25 30 35 292
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 3 12 28 57 169
Release Reserve: Fav 8 22 27 42 296
Release Reserve: Opp 10 17 30 42 176
Invest Railways: Fav 11 22 26 41 378
Invest Railways: Opp 7 3 34 56 71
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 9 23 28 40 299
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 5 14 36 45 129
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 12 18 34 36 318
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 1 7 22 70 134
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 5 23 27 45 209
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 11 16 37 36 248
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 9 15 30 46 256
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 8 20 33 39 223
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 8 17 29 47 361
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 7 24 26 43 94
97
25: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing taxes on gasoline to encourage carpooling and conservation
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 27 73 861
Male 32 68 404
Female 22 78 457
Age: 18-29 28 72 134
Age: 30-44 28 72 204
Age: 45-64 27 73 310
Age: 65+ 24 76 213
Ethnicity - White 25 75 696
Ethnicity - Hispanic 31 69 80
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 27 73 112
Ethnicity - Other 54 46 41
Democrats (no lean) 39 61 306
Independents (no lean) 19 81 267
Republicans (no lean) 21 79 288
Democrats (lean) 38 62 397
Independents (lean) 14 86 107
Republicans (lean) 19 81 355
Liberal (1-3) 43 57 220
Moderate (4) 29 71 235
Conservative (5-7) 16 84 368
2010 Vote: Democrat 37 63 337
2010 Vote: Republican 21 79 319
2012 Vote: Democrat 38 62 387
2012 Vote: Republican 16 84 359
2014 Vote: Democrat 40 60 330
2014 Vote: Undecided 18 82 213
2014 Vote: Republican 19 81 318
98
25: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing taxes on gasoline to encourage carpooling and conservation
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 27 73 861
Protestant 22 78 281
Roman Catholic 29 71 217
Ath./Agn./None 34 66 200
Something Else 23 77 163
Religiosity: Monthly+ 27 73 352
Religiosity: LT Monthly 27 73 509
Income: Under 50k 20 80 371
Income: 50k-100k 28 72 289
Income: 100k+ 37 63 201
Educ: < College 22 78 585
Educ: Bachelors degree 34 66 168
Educ: Post-grad 42 58 108
Military HH 29 71 203
Not Military HH 26 74 658
Urban 28 72 205
Suburban 29 71 420
Rural 22 78 236
Tea Party - Supporter 21 79 298
Tea Party - Not Supporter 30 70 558
Northeast 29 71 175
Midwest 28 72 184
South 24 76 314
West 28 72 187
New England 38 62 61
Mid-Atlantic 24 76 114
East North Central 33 67 125
West North Central 16 84 60
South Atlantic 22 78 160
East South Central 22 78 46
West South Central 29 71 107
Mountain 15 85 63
Pacific 34 66 125
99
25: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing taxes on gasoline to encourage carpooling and conservation
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 27 73 861
Increase Renew Res: Fav 29 71 370
Increase Renew Res: Opp 10 90 87
Promote Nuclear: Fav 35 65 245
Promote Nuclear: Opp 19 81 231
Increase Coal: Fav 22 78 266
Increase Coal: Opp 36 64 174
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 22 78 315
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 35 65 159
Require Effic Cars: Fav 31 69 394
Require Effic Cars: Opp 11 89 49
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 30 70 321
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 7 93 122
More Drilling Land: Fav 25 75 257
More Drilling Land: Opp 37 63 169
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 29 71 352
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 9 91 102
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 31 69 317
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 10 90 103
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 25 75 221
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 32 68 231
100
25: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Increasing taxes on gasoline to encourage carpooling and conservation
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 27 73 861
Ethanol Research: Fav 31 69 277
Ethanol Research: Opp 14 86 195
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 100 0 230
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 0 100 631
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 35 65 292
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 15 85 169
Release Reserve: Fav 30 70 296
Release Reserve: Opp 27 73 176
Invest Railways: Fav 33 67 378
Invest Railways: Opp 10 90 71
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 32 68 299
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 19 81 129
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 30 70 318
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 8 92 134
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 28 72 209
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 27 73 248
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 24 76 256
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 28 72 223
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 25 75 361
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 31 69 94
101
26: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Imposing a windfall profits tax on oil companies
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 29 35 25 11 888
Male 34 31 22 13 389
Female 25 39 27 9 499
Age: 18-29 22 37 27 14 126
Age: 30-44 29 38 22 10 226
Age: 45-64 31 34 25 10 341
Age: 65+ 32 32 24 12 196
Ethnicity - White 31 34 23 12 718
Ethnicity - Hispanic 30 30 19 21 82
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 19 40 33 7 123
Ethnicity - Other 27 46 23 4 35
Democrats (no lean) 36 40 17 6 374
Independents (no lean) 29 31 27 12 254
Republicans (no lean) 19 32 32 17 260
Democrats (lean) 36 39 19 6 443
Independents (lean) 36 35 22 8 106
Republicans (lean) 18 31 33 19 339
Liberal (1-3) 41 41 12 6 252
Moderate (4) 35 32 25 8 265
Conservative (5-7) 15 34 33 17 332
2010 Vote: Democrat 39 37 18 6 379
2010 Vote: Republican 20 31 29 19 303
2012 Vote: Democrat 38 39 17 6 455
2012 Vote: Republican 19 31 31 19 336
2014 Vote: Democrat 37 42 16 4 384
2014 Vote: Undecided 34 27 28 11 201
2014 Vote: Republican 16 32 33 20 303
102
26: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Imposing a windfall profits tax on oil companies
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 29 35 25 11 888
Protestant 24 41 20 15 249
Roman Catholic 31 34 24 12 242
Ath./Agn./None 37 33 19 10 197
Something Else 25 32 36 6 201
Religiosity: Monthly+ 27 37 23 13 383
Religiosity: LT Monthly 31 34 26 9 506
Income: Under 50k 30 33 26 12 382
Income: 50k-100k 27 40 23 10 296
Income: 100k+ 31 34 24 11 211
Educ: < College 28 36 25 10 573
Educ: Bachelors degree 31 30 27 12 204
Educ: Post-grad 30 40 18 12 112
Military HH 30 36 22 12 198
Not Military HH 29 35 25 11 690
Urban 20 43 26 10 216
Suburban 34 32 24 10 436
Rural 29 34 24 13 236
Tea Party - Supporter 17 30 33 19 284
Tea Party - Not Supporter 35 38 20 7 600
Northeast 37 37 22 4 194
Midwest 36 29 22 12 204
South 23 37 28 12 332
West 23 39 22 16 159
New England 26 43 28 3 59
Mid-Atlantic 42 34 20 5 134
East North Central 37 30 21 12 144
West North Central 35 26 26 12 59
South Atlantic 23 33 33 11 185
East South Central 24 47 20 10 48
West South Central 23 39 24 14 99
Mountain 26 35 26 13 47
Pacific 22 41 20 17 112
103
26: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Imposing a windfall profits tax on oil companies
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 29 35 25 11 888
Increase Renew Res: Fav 33 40 19 8 361
Increase Renew Res: Opp 9 27 43 21 109
Promote Nuclear: Fav 30 28 29 12 285
Promote Nuclear: Opp 26 37 27 11 224
Increase Coal: Fav 27 35 25 12 258
Increase Coal: Opp 35 34 24 6 177
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 23 39 26 11 317
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 33 32 27 7 163
Require Effic Cars: Fav 36 34 21 8 385
Require Effic Cars: Opp 8 30 36 27 51
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 30 44 16 9 328
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 23 20 34 23 129
More Drilling Land: Fav 28 36 24 12 283
More Drilling Land: Opp 36 30 23 11 184
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 34 37 21 8 390
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 16 26 39 19 88
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 33 38 21 8 338
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 19 20 40 21 123
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 23 42 26 9 236
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 36 30 26 8 228
104
26: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Imposing a windfall profits tax on oil companies
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 29 35 25 11 888
Ethanol Research: Fav 29 46 20 5 265
Ethanol Research: Opp 24 25 33 18 204
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 36 44 14 6 128
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 23 34 28 15 333
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 45 55 0 0 573
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 0 0 69 31 316
Release Reserve: Fav 34 38 19 8 308
Release Reserve: Opp 21 34 29 17 155
Invest Railways: Fav 35 34 20 11 414
Invest Railways: Opp 12 28 37 22 69
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 34 40 18 7 344
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 16 27 38 19 122
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 37 38 20 5 341
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 14 21 34 31 143
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 21 40 26 13 232
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 37 32 22 9 248
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 30 39 24 7 261
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 32 28 27 13 191
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 26 38 26 9 382
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 18 33 30 18 90
105
27: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Imposing a windfall profits tax on oil companies
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 64 36 888
Male 65 35 389
Female 64 36 499
Age: 18-29 59 41 126
Age: 30-44 68 32 226
Age: 45-64 65 35 341
Age: 65+ 64 36 196
Ethnicity - White 65 35 718
Ethnicity - Hispanic 60 40 82
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 59 41 123
Ethnicity - Other 73 27 35
Democrats (no lean) 76 24 374
Independents (no lean) 60 40 254
Republicans (no lean) 51 49 260
Democrats (lean) 75 25 443
Independents (lean) 71 29 106
Republicans (lean) 49 51 339
Liberal (1-3) 82 18 252
Moderate (4) 67 33 265
Conservative (5-7) 50 50 332
2010 Vote: Democrat 76 24 379
2010 Vote: Republican 51 49 303
2012 Vote: Democrat 77 23 455
2012 Vote: Republican 50 50 336
2014 Vote: Democrat 80 20 384
2014 Vote: Undecided 61 39 201
2014 Vote: Republican 47 53 303
106
27: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Imposing a windfall profits tax on oil companies
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 64 36 888
Protestant 65 35 249
Roman Catholic 65 35 242
Ath./Agn./None 71 29 197
Something Else 57 43 201
Religiosity: Monthly+ 64 36 383
Religiosity: LT Monthly 65 35 506
Income: Under 50k 62 38 382
Income: 50k-100k 67 33 296
Income: 100k+ 65 35 211
Educ: < College 65 35 573
Educ: Bachelors degree 61 39 204
Educ: Post-grad 70 30 112
Military HH 66 34 198
Not Military HH 64 36 690
Urban 64 36 216
Suburban 66 34 436
Rural 63 37 236
Tea Party - Supporter 47 53 284
Tea Party - Not Supporter 73 27 600
Northeast 73 27 194
Midwest 65 35 204
South 60 40 332
West 62 38 159
New England 69 31 59
Mid-Atlantic 76 24 134
East North Central 67 33 144
West North Central 62 38 59
South Atlantic 56 44 185
East South Central 71 29 48
West South Central 62 38 99
Mountain 61 39 47
Pacific 63 37 112
107
27: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Imposing a windfall profits tax on oil companies
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 64 36 888
Increase Renew Res: Fav 73 27 361
Increase Renew Res: Opp 36 64 109
Promote Nuclear: Fav 58 42 285
Promote Nuclear: Opp 62 38 224
Increase Coal: Fav 63 37 258
Increase Coal: Opp 70 30 177
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 63 37 317
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 66 34 163
Require Effic Cars: Fav 70 30 385
Require Effic Cars: Opp 38 62 51
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 75 25 328
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 43 57 129
More Drilling Land: Fav 64 36 283
More Drilling Land: Opp 66 34 184
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 71 29 390
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 42 58 88
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 71 29 338
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 39 61 123
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 65 35 236
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 66 34 228
108
27: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Imposing a windfall profits tax on oil companies
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 64 36 888
Ethanol Research: Fav 75 25 265
Ethanol Research: Opp 49 51 204
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 80 20 128
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 57 43 333
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 100 0 573
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 0 100 316
Release Reserve: Fav 73 27 308
Release Reserve: Opp 55 45 155
Invest Railways: Fav 69 31 414
Invest Railways: Opp 40 60 69
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 75 25 344
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 43 57 122
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 75 25 341
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 35 65 143
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 61 39 232
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 70 30 248
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 69 31 261
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 60 40 191
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 64 36 382
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 51 49 90
109
28: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Releasing up to 10 percent of the US (United States) strategic petroleum reserve
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 23 40 27 10 910
Male 24 40 22 13 416
Female 23 39 30 7 493
Age: 18-29 18 40 33 9 137
Age: 30-44 27 36 25 12 232
Age: 45-64 20 43 29 8 331
Age: 65+ 28 38 21 12 210
Ethnicity - White 23 41 27 10 714
Ethnicity - Hispanic 24 39 31 6 77
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 28 36 26 10 142
Ethnicity - Other 21 42 27 10 41
Democrats (no lean) 20 41 28 11 379
Independents (no lean) 20 42 26 12 256
Republicans (no lean) 32 37 25 7 275
Democrats (lean) 20 40 30 10 455
Independents (lean) 18 44 23 14 113
Republicans (lean) 30 38 24 8 341
Liberal (1-3) 21 45 24 10 254
Moderate (4) 19 39 30 12 264
Conservative (5-7) 30 36 26 8 356
2010 Vote: Democrat 21 39 28 11 353
2010 Vote: Republican 26 39 25 10 320
2012 Vote: Democrat 21 39 28 11 458
2012 Vote: Republican 25 40 26 9 345
2014 Vote: Democrat 22 37 29 12 400
2014 Vote: Undecided 20 43 27 10 210
2014 Vote: Republican 28 41 23 8 299
110
28: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Releasing up to 10 percent of the US (United States) strategic petroleum reserve
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 23 40 27 10 910
Protestant 28 36 23 13 249
Roman Catholic 19 56 18 7 252
Ath./Agn./None 17 32 41 10 224
Something Else 31 31 27 11 184
Religiosity: Monthly+ 31 42 18 9 380
Religiosity: LT Monthly 18 38 33 11 530
Income: Under 50k 29 40 25 6 413
Income: 50k-100k 24 38 27 10 300
Income: 100k+ 11 40 30 19 197
Educ: < College 25 40 26 9 626
Educ: Bachelors degree 20 38 30 12 191
Educ: Post-grad 17 39 28 16 93
Military HH 27 38 21 15 212
Not Military HH 22 40 29 9 698
Urban 24 33 36 7 249
Suburban 23 44 23 10 405
Rural 23 41 24 13 256
Tea Party - Supporter 28 38 25 9 305
Tea Party - Not Supporter 21 40 28 11 602
Northeast 29 41 22 8 153
Midwest 22 39 29 10 223
South 25 39 29 7 350
West 17 41 23 19 184
New England 31 39 17 13 45
Mid-Atlantic 29 42 24 5 108
East North Central 21 39 30 11 160
West North Central 25 38 29 8 63
South Atlantic 29 35 26 10 180
East South Central 30 41 24 5 67
West South Central 16 44 39 1 103
Mountain 17 49 24 10 51
Pacific 17 39 22 22 133
111
28: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Releasing up to 10 percent of the US (United States) strategic petroleum reserve
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 23 40 27 10 910
Increase Renew Res: Fav 21 40 29 11 384
Increase Renew Res: Opp 16 40 33 11 98
Promote Nuclear: Fav 23 51 17 8 255
Promote Nuclear: Opp 17 35 38 11 247
Increase Coal: Fav 34 39 22 5 264
Increase Coal: Opp 12 36 37 15 213
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 30 42 22 6 324
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 7 29 47 18 148
Require Effic Cars: Fav 26 43 21 9 429
Require Effic Cars: Opp 22 22 46 10 46
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 27 41 24 8 317
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 14 32 40 14 141
More Drilling Land: Fav 35 42 19 4 279
More Drilling Land: Opp 13 29 38 20 199
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 24 41 27 9 375
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 27 26 42 6 94
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 20 41 28 12 363
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 26 33 27 13 103
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 35 45 15 5 242
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 14 32 38 16 225
112
28: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Releasing up to 10 percent of the US (United States) strategic petroleum reserve
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 23 40 27 10 910
Ethanol Research: Fav 25 46 24 6 271
Ethanol Research: Opp 13 36 36 15 205
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 21 44 22 13 138
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 26 36 28 10 335
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 23 49 21 7 309
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 20 35 30 15 154
Release Reserve: Fav 37 63 0 0 575
Release Reserve: Opp 0 0 73 27 335
Invest Railways: Fav 28 40 22 9 428
Invest Railways: Opp 28 30 33 9 85
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 19 52 21 8 332
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 20 28 42 9 156
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 27 37 25 12 331
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 23 31 33 13 138
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 27 48 18 7 228
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 21 38 29 12 276
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 30 45 18 7 267
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 18 38 30 14 227
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 29 42 19 9 365
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 11 27 40 23 106
113
29: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Releasing up to 10 percent of the US (United States) strategic petroleum reserve
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 63 37 910
Male 64 36 416
Female 62 38 493
Age: 18-29 58 42 137
Age: 30-44 63 37 232
Age: 45-64 63 37 331
Age: 65+ 67 33 210
Ethnicity - White 63 37 714
Ethnicity - Hispanic 63 37 77
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 64 36 142
Ethnicity - Other 63 37 41
Democrats (no lean) 61 39 379
Independents (no lean) 61 39 256
Republicans (no lean) 68 32 275
Democrats (lean) 60 40 455
Independents (lean) 62 38 113
Republicans (lean) 68 32 341
Liberal (1-3) 66 34 254
Moderate (4) 58 42 264
Conservative (5-7) 66 34 356
2010 Vote: Democrat 61 39 353
2010 Vote: Republican 65 35 320
2012 Vote: Democrat 61 39 458
2012 Vote: Republican 65 35 345
2014 Vote: Democrat 59 41 400
2014 Vote: Undecided 63 37 210
2014 Vote: Republican 69 31 299
114
29: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Releasing up to 10 percent of the US (United States) strategic petroleum reserve
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 63 37 910
Protestant 64 36 249
Roman Catholic 75 25 252
Ath./Agn./None 49 51 224
Something Else 62 38 184
Religiosity: Monthly+ 74 26 380
Religiosity: LT Monthly 56 44 530
Income: Under 50k 69 31 413
Income: 50k-100k 63 37 300
Income: 100k+ 51 49 197
Educ: < College 66 34 626
Educ: Bachelors degree 59 41 191
Educ: Post-grad 56 44 93
Military HH 65 35 212
Not Military HH 63 37 698
Urban 57 43 249
Suburban 67 33 405
Rural 63 37 256
Tea Party - Supporter 67 33 305
Tea Party - Not Supporter 61 39 602
Northeast 71 29 153
Midwest 60 40 223
South 64 36 350
West 59 41 184
New England 70 30 45
Mid-Atlantic 71 29 108
East North Central 59 41 160
West North Central 63 37 63
South Atlantic 64 36 180
East South Central 71 29 67
West South Central 60 40 103
Mountain 66 34 51
Pacific 56 44 133
115
29: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Releasing up to 10 percent of the US (United States) strategic petroleum reserve
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 63 37 910
Increase Renew Res: Fav 61 39 384
Increase Renew Res: Opp 56 44 98
Promote Nuclear: Fav 74 26 255
Promote Nuclear: Opp 52 48 247
Increase Coal: Fav 73 27 264
Increase Coal: Opp 48 52 213
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 72 28 324
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 36 64 148
Require Effic Cars: Fav 70 30 429
Require Effic Cars: Opp 43 57 46
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 68 32 317
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 46 54 141
More Drilling Land: Fav 77 23 279
More Drilling Land: Opp 42 58 199
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 64 36 375
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 53 47 94
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 60 40 363
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 60 40 103
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 80 20 242
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 46 54 225
116
29: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Releasing up to 10 percent of the US (United States) strategic petroleum reserve
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 63 37 910
Ethanol Research: Fav 71 29 271
Ethanol Research: Opp 49 51 205
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 65 35 138
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 62 38 335
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 72 28 309
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 55 45 154
Release Reserve: Fav 100 0 575
Release Reserve: Opp 0 100 335
Invest Railways: Fav 69 31 428
Invest Railways: Opp 58 42 85
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 71 29 332
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 49 51 156
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 63 37 331
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 54 46 138
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 75 25 228
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 59 41 276
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 75 25 267
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 56 44 227
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 71 29 365
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 38 62 106
117
30: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Investing in railways so that more shipping could be done by fuel-efficient trains rather than by gasoline powered trucks
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 36 49 13 3 911
Male 39 49 9 3 426
Female 33 49 16 2 485
Age: 18-29 29 44 24 3 128
Age: 30-44 45 46 6 2 251
Age: 45-64 31 55 12 2 316
Age: 65+ 36 47 15 3 216
Ethnicity - White 36 51 11 2 742
Ethnicity - Hispanic 34 47 11 7 72
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 36 42 18 4 114
Ethnicity - Other 38 41 21 0 41
Democrats (no lean) 38 51 9 1 358
Independents (no lean) 34 47 16 4 276
Republicans (no lean) 34 48 14 3 276
Democrats (lean) 38 51 10 1 441
Independents (lean) 25 52 20 3 119
Republicans (lean) 37 46 13 4 351
Liberal (1-3) 44 46 8 2 232
Moderate (4) 33 57 8 2 276
Conservative (5-7) 33 46 19 3 362
2010 Vote: Democrat 38 48 12 2 352
2010 Vote: Republican 33 48 14 4 329
2012 Vote: Democrat 39 50 9 2 449
2012 Vote: Republican 33 46 16 5 337
2014 Vote: Democrat 38 49 12 2 376
2014 Vote: Undecided 35 54 9 1 220
2014 Vote: Republican 33 46 16 5 315
118
30: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Investing in railways so that more shipping could be done by fuel-efficient trains rather than by gasoline powered trucks
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 36 49 13 3 911
Protestant 32 49 15 4 290
Roman Catholic 28 59 12 1 221
Ath./Agn./None 45 41 12 2 224
Something Else 41 47 11 2 175
Religiosity: Monthly+ 38 46 13 3 384
Religiosity: LT Monthly 34 51 12 2 527
Income: Under 50k 37 45 14 4 381
Income: 50k-100k 35 54 10 2 292
Income: 100k+ 36 49 14 1 238
Educ: < College 34 48 15 3 596
Educ: Bachelors degree 40 47 9 3 213
Educ: Post-grad 36 56 7 1 102
Military HH 40 47 11 2 204
Not Military HH 35 50 13 3 706
Urban 30 52 16 2 230
Suburban 40 47 10 3 429
Rural 34 49 14 2 252
Tea Party - Supporter 42 40 15 3 296
Tea Party - Not Supporter 33 53 11 2 609
Northeast 41 41 17 2 169
Midwest 31 57 9 2 229
South 38 46 13 3 326
West 33 51 12 4 187
New England 39 55 6 0 46
Mid-Atlantic 42 35 21 2 123
East North Central 33 55 9 3 156
West North Central 27 62 10 1 73
South Atlantic 40 47 11 3 161
East South Central 41 45 10 3 65
West South Central 32 47 18 2 99
Mountain 35 49 16 0 60
Pacific 32 51 11 6 127
119
30: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Investing in railways so that more shipping could be done by fuel-efficient trains rather than by gasoline powered trucks
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 36 49 13 3 911
Increase Renew Res: Fav 38 50 12 1 379
Increase Renew Res: Opp 18 55 17 10 95
Promote Nuclear: Fav 42 46 10 2 266
Promote Nuclear: Opp 28 51 18 3 254
Increase Coal: Fav 41 47 10 2 268
Increase Coal: Opp 37 47 14 2 216
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 32 50 16 3 309
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 30 59 8 3 152
Require Effic Cars: Fav 41 48 10 1 431
Require Effic Cars: Opp 9 34 42 15 59
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 37 54 7 2 344
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 27 43 24 6 131
More Drilling Land: Fav 42 48 9 2 289
More Drilling Land: Opp 29 54 13 5 213
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 34 55 10 1 407
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 26 42 25 7 65
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 41 51 6 2 379
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 23 42 25 10 97
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 38 48 12 2 232
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 28 54 16 3 224
120
30: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Investing in railways so that more shipping could be done by fuel-efficient trains rather than by gasoline powered trucks
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 36 49 13 3 911
Ethanol Research: Fav 40 47 12 1 281
Ethanol Research: Opp 36 44 16 4 184
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 42 52 4 1 132
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 33 47 16 4 317
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 36 55 8 1 314
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 29 46 15 9 169
Release Reserve: Fav 40 46 13 1 343
Release Reserve: Opp 32 48 16 4 170
Invest Railways: Fav 42 58 0 0 772
Invest Railways: Opp 0 0 83 17 139
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 38 51 9 2 344
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 31 46 18 5 147
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 41 44 14 1 357
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 15 55 22 8 119
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 36 51 11 3 230
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 41 40 15 3 230
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 45 44 9 2 266
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 37 47 14 2 218
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 37 48 13 2 381
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 27 57 11 4 94
121
31: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Investing in railways so that more shipping could be done by fuel-efficient trains rather than by gasoline powered trucks
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 85 15 911
Male 88 12 426
Female 82 18 485
Age: 18-29 73 27 128
Age: 30-44 92 8 251
Age: 45-64 86 14 316
Age: 65+ 82 18 216
Ethnicity - White 86 14 742
Ethnicity - Hispanic 81 19 72
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 78 22 114
Ethnicity - Other 79 21 41
Democrats (no lean) 90 10 358
Independents (no lean) 81 19 276
Republicans (no lean) 83 17 276
Democrats (lean) 88 12 441
Independents (lean) 77 23 119
Republicans (lean) 83 17 351
Liberal (1-3) 90 10 232
Moderate (4) 90 10 276
Conservative (5-7) 79 21 362
2010 Vote: Democrat 86 14 352
2010 Vote: Republican 82 18 329
2012 Vote: Democrat 89 11 449
2012 Vote: Republican 79 21 337
2014 Vote: Democrat 87 13 376
2014 Vote: Undecided 89 11 220
2014 Vote: Republican 79 21 315
122
31: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Investing in railways so that more shipping could be done by fuel-efficient trains rather than by gasoline powered trucks
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 85 15 911
Protestant 80 20 290
Roman Catholic 87 13 221
Ath./Agn./None 86 14 224
Something Else 88 12 175
Religiosity: Monthly+ 84 16 384
Religiosity: LT Monthly 85 15 527
Income: Under 50k 82 18 381
Income: 50k-100k 88 12 292
Income: 100k+ 85 15 238
Educ: < College 82 18 596
Educ: Bachelors degree 88 12 213
Educ: Post-grad 92 8 102
Military HH 86 14 204
Not Military HH 84 16 706
Urban 82 18 230
Suburban 87 13 429
Rural 83 17 252
Tea Party - Supporter 82 18 296
Tea Party - Not Supporter 86 14 609
Northeast 82 18 169
Midwest 88 12 229
South 84 16 326
West 84 16 187
New England 94 6 46
Mid-Atlantic 77 23 123
East North Central 88 12 156
West North Central 90 10 73
South Atlantic 87 13 161
East South Central 87 13 65
West South Central 79 21 99
Mountain 84 16 60
Pacific 84 16 127
123
31: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Investing in railways so that more shipping could be done by fuel-efficient trains rather than by gasoline powered trucks
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 85 15 911
Increase Renew Res: Fav 88 12 379
Increase Renew Res: Opp 73 27 95
Promote Nuclear: Fav 88 12 266
Promote Nuclear: Opp 79 21 254
Increase Coal: Fav 88 12 268
Increase Coal: Opp 84 16 216
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 82 18 309
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 89 11 152
Require Effic Cars: Fav 89 11 431
Require Effic Cars: Opp 43 57 59
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 91 9 344
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 70 30 131
More Drilling Land: Fav 89 11 289
More Drilling Land: Opp 82 18 213
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 89 11 407
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 68 32 65
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 92 8 379
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 65 35 97
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 87 13 232
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 81 19 224
124
31: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Investing in railways so that more shipping could be done by fuel-efficient trains rather than by gasoline powered trucks
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 85 15 911
Ethanol Research: Fav 87 13 281
Ethanol Research: Opp 80 20 184
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 95 5 132
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 80 20 317
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 91 9 314
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 76 24 169
Release Reserve: Fav 86 14 343
Release Reserve: Opp 79 21 170
Invest Railways: Fav 100 0 772
Invest Railways: Opp 0 100 139
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 90 10 344
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 77 23 147
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 85 15 357
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 70 30 119
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 87 13 230
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 82 18 230
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 89 11 266
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 84 16 218
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 85 15 381
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 85 15 94
125
32: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Ending tax subsidies for oil companies
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 35 35 21 9 889
Male 39 33 18 10 426
Female 31 38 23 8 462
Age: 18-29 21 37 35 8 136
Age: 30-44 28 41 19 13 243
Age: 45-64 42 33 18 7 308
Age: 65+ 41 32 18 9 201
Ethnicity - White 37 35 20 9 726
Ethnicity - Hispanic 33 35 25 7 90
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 26 36 28 9 116
Ethnicity - Other 23 46 21 10 32
Democrats (no lean) 42 31 17 9 347
Independents (no lean) 32 39 18 10 278
Republicans (no lean) 27 37 28 7 264
Democrats (lean) 43 31 16 10 416
Independents (lean) 26 42 23 9 118
Republicans (lean) 28 39 26 7 354
Liberal (1-3) 50 26 15 9 242
Moderate (4) 30 39 19 12 271
Conservative (5-7) 29 38 28 5 337
2010 Vote: Democrat 44 30 18 8 327
2010 Vote: Republican 28 41 25 6 335
2012 Vote: Democrat 42 34 15 9 424
2012 Vote: Republican 27 39 27 7 356
2014 Vote: Democrat 42 33 17 9 356
2014 Vote: Undecided 33 39 18 11 231
2014 Vote: Republican 28 37 28 7 302
126
32: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Ending tax subsidies for oil companies
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 35 35 21 9 889
Protestant 28 39 23 11 257
Roman Catholic 46 35 15 4 217
Ath./Agn./None 33 34 22 10 229
Something Else 34 32 24 10 185
Religiosity: Monthly+ 34 38 21 7 331
Religiosity: LT Monthly 35 34 21 10 558
Income: Under 50k 36 31 20 13 370
Income: 50k-100k 32 39 20 9 297
Income: 100k+ 37 38 23 2 222
Educ: < College 35 32 23 11 582
Educ: Bachelors degree 31 44 20 5 196
Educ: Post-grad 41 39 14 6 111
Military HH 44 25 24 6 201
Not Military HH 32 38 20 10 688
Urban 33 32 24 11 247
Suburban 38 36 19 8 416
Rural 30 39 22 9 226
Tea Party - Supporter 29 39 26 7 291
Tea Party - Not Supporter 37 34 19 10 593
Northeast 36 39 18 7 151
Midwest 36 37 17 10 223
South 32 33 25 9 332
West 36 34 21 9 182
New England 35 36 26 3 54
Mid-Atlantic 37 40 14 9 97
East North Central 36 39 13 12 160
West North Central 36 33 26 4 63
South Atlantic 37 26 28 10 168
East South Central 11 65 17 7 57
West South Central 36 29 26 10 107
Mountain 38 29 24 9 64
Pacific 35 37 20 8 118
127
32: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Ending tax subsidies for oil companies
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 35 35 21 9 889
Increase Renew Res: Fav 40 34 19 7 363
Increase Renew Res: Opp 17 45 30 7 102
Promote Nuclear: Fav 37 39 18 7 266
Promote Nuclear: Opp 33 32 24 11 250
Increase Coal: Fav 36 37 21 7 245
Increase Coal: Opp 37 26 24 14 235
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 34 41 18 8 306
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 34 27 21 18 161
Require Effic Cars: Fav 40 33 18 10 404
Require Effic Cars: Opp 9 44 30 17 51
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 33 41 18 8 323
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 34 31 27 7 150
More Drilling Land: Fav 33 44 16 7 270
More Drilling Land: Opp 32 26 25 17 202
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 36 37 21 6 378
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 30 27 35 8 71
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 33 40 19 8 355
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 31 29 29 10 102
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 24 47 25 4 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 43 30 13 15 224
128
32: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Ending tax subsidies for oil companies
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 35 35 21 9 889
Ethanol Research: Fav 38 34 18 10 284
Ethanol Research: Opp 31 35 26 7 211
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 44 36 12 8 119
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 34 32 23 11 309
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 45 38 14 3 309
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 21 35 31 13 157
Release Reserve: Fav 40 35 19 6 311
Release Reserve: Opp 25 30 31 15 177
Invest Railways: Fav 35 38 16 11 422
Invest Railways: Opp 18 34 28 20 69
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 49 51 0 0 624
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 0 0 70 30 265
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 39 32 21 9 305
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 23 29 39 10 121
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 26 47 24 3 210
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 44 26 22 8 257
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 36 41 18 5 263
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 33 28 29 10 220
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 38 40 16 6 367
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 31 28 24 17 104
129
33: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Ending tax subsidies for oil companies
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 70 30 889
Male 72 28 426
Female 69 31 462
Age: 18-29 58 42 136
Age: 30-44 68 32 243
Age: 45-64 75 25 308
Age: 65+ 73 27 201
Ethnicity - White 71 29 726
Ethnicity - Hispanic 68 32 90
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 63 37 116
Ethnicity - Other 69 31 32
Democrats (no lean) 74 26 347
Independents (no lean) 71 29 278
Republicans (no lean) 64 36 264
Democrats (lean) 73 27 416
Independents (lean) 68 32 118
Republicans (lean) 67 33 354
Liberal (1-3) 76 24 242
Moderate (4) 69 31 271
Conservative (5-7) 67 33 337
2010 Vote: Democrat 74 26 327
2010 Vote: Republican 69 31 335
2012 Vote: Democrat 76 24 424
2012 Vote: Republican 66 34 356
2014 Vote: Democrat 74 26 356
2014 Vote: Undecided 71 29 231
2014 Vote: Republican 64 36 302
130
33: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Ending tax subsidies for oil companies
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 70 30 889
Protestant 67 33 257
Roman Catholic 81 19 217
Ath./Agn./None 67 33 229
Something Else 66 34 185
Religiosity: Monthly+ 72 28 331
Religiosity: LT Monthly 69 31 558
Income: Under 50k 67 33 370
Income: 50k-100k 70 30 297
Income: 100k+ 75 25 222
Educ: < College 67 33 582
Educ: Bachelors degree 75 25 196
Educ: Post-grad 80 20 111
Military HH 69 31 201
Not Military HH 71 29 688
Urban 65 35 247
Suburban 74 26 416
Rural 69 31 226
Tea Party - Supporter 67 33 291
Tea Party - Not Supporter 71 29 593
Northeast 75 25 151
Midwest 73 27 223
South 66 34 332
West 70 30 182
New England 71 29 54
Mid-Atlantic 77 23 97
East North Central 75 25 160
West North Central 69 31 63
South Atlantic 63 37 168
East South Central 77 23 57
West South Central 65 35 107
Mountain 67 33 64
Pacific 72 28 118
131
33: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Ending tax subsidies for oil companies
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 70 30 889
Increase Renew Res: Fav 74 26 363
Increase Renew Res: Opp 63 37 102
Promote Nuclear: Fav 75 25 266
Promote Nuclear: Opp 65 35 250
Increase Coal: Fav 73 27 245
Increase Coal: Opp 63 37 235
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 74 26 306
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 61 39 161
Require Effic Cars: Fav 72 28 404
Require Effic Cars: Opp 53 47 51
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 74 26 323
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 66 34 150
More Drilling Land: Fav 77 23 270
More Drilling Land: Opp 58 42 202
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 73 27 378
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 57 43 71
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 73 27 355
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 60 40 102
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 71 29 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 72 28 224
132
33: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Ending tax subsidies for oil companies
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 70 30 889
Ethanol Research: Fav 72 28 284
Ethanol Research: Opp 66 34 211
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 80 20 119
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 66 34 309
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 83 17 309
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 56 44 157
Release Reserve: Fav 76 24 311
Release Reserve: Opp 55 45 177
Invest Railways: Fav 73 27 422
Invest Railways: Opp 52 48 69
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 100 0 624
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 0 100 265
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 71 29 305
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 51 49 121
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 73 27 210
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 70 30 257
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 77 23 263
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 61 39 220
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 77 23 367
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 58 42 104
133
34: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Capping greenhouse gas emissions
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 28 43 20 9 879
Male 31 39 21 9 401
Female 25 47 20 8 478
Age: 18-29 24 37 28 10 151
Age: 30-44 36 41 14 9 236
Age: 45-64 25 45 22 7 338
Age: 65+ 23 49 18 10 154
Ethnicity - White 26 45 20 9 698
Ethnicity - Hispanic 31 37 15 18 84
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 30 37 25 8 125
Ethnicity - Other 37 39 21 2 37
Democrats (no lean) 39 42 15 4 337
Independents (no lean) 28 41 20 10 267
Republicans (no lean) 13 47 27 13 275
Democrats (lean) 39 43 15 3 412
Independents (lean) 32 34 26 8 115
Republicans (lean) 13 47 25 15 352
Liberal (1-3) 45 39 8 7 228
Moderate (4) 29 42 23 6 251
Conservative (5-7) 13 49 26 12 358
2010 Vote: Democrat 40 40 15 4 341
2010 Vote: Republican 11 49 25 16 312
2012 Vote: Democrat 40 42 14 4 414
2012 Vote: Republican 12 44 29 16 353
2014 Vote: Democrat 41 42 14 3 370
2014 Vote: Undecided 30 41 21 8 203
2014 Vote: Republican 10 47 28 16 307
134
34: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Capping greenhouse gas emissions
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 28 43 20 9 879
Protestant 19 42 24 15 237
Roman Catholic 27 45 22 5 235
Ath./Agn./None 36 42 13 9 215
Something Else 29 44 22 5 191
Religiosity: Monthly+ 25 41 22 12 357
Religiosity: LT Monthly 29 45 19 6 522
Income: Under 50k 29 42 22 7 385
Income: 50k-100k 28 42 22 8 282
Income: 100k+ 25 48 15 12 213
Educ: < College 27 42 23 8 582
Educ: Bachelors degree 26 46 16 11 198
Educ: Post-grad 35 44 12 9 99
Military HH 27 45 18 11 185
Not Military HH 28 43 21 8 695
Urban 33 42 17 8 243
Suburban 26 46 21 7 388
Rural 25 40 23 12 248
Tea Party - Supporter 12 46 28 15 285
Tea Party - Not Supporter 35 42 17 6 592
Northeast 35 45 14 5 168
Midwest 32 38 24 7 209
South 20 43 28 10 310
West 29 49 11 12 192
New England 53 23 14 9 52
Mid-Atlantic 27 55 14 3 116
East North Central 39 37 18 6 147
West North Central 14 40 37 9 62
South Atlantic 21 42 30 7 181
East South Central 13 36 25 26 48
West South Central 21 47 24 8 82
Mountain 23 58 15 4 64
Pacific 32 44 8 15 128
135
34: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Capping greenhouse gas emissions
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 28 43 20 9 879
Increase Renew Res: Fav 33 50 13 3 358
Increase Renew Res: Opp 6 31 38 25 106
Promote Nuclear: Fav 23 46 22 9 248
Promote Nuclear: Opp 33 40 20 7 275
Increase Coal: Fav 19 40 27 14 244
Increase Coal: Opp 38 43 17 2 204
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 16 51 25 8 306
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 42 39 12 7 166
Require Effic Cars: Fav 32 48 14 5 395
Require Effic Cars: Opp 1 37 34 28 57
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 34 48 14 4 295
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 8 38 38 17 155
More Drilling Land: Fav 19 48 24 9 271
More Drilling Land: Opp 40 38 14 8 196
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 34 47 15 5 358
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 9 28 40 22 98
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 38 42 15 5 311
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 13 33 30 23 118
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 25 44 22 9 227
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 33 39 20 8 233
136
34: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Capping greenhouse gas emissions
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 28 43 20 9 879
Ethanol Research: Fav 32 47 15 6 254
Ethanol Research: Opp 17 37 32 14 222
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 49 40 6 4 106
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 21 44 24 11 347
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 35 48 14 2 305
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 14 34 32 20 178
Release Reserve: Fav 25 49 17 9 283
Release Reserve: Opp 30 35 29 5 186
Invest Railways: Fav 34 44 16 6 386
Invest Railways: Opp 4 56 21 19 90
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 32 45 15 7 278
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 20 40 28 11 148
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 39 61 0 0 624
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 0 0 70 30 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 23 41 25 11 211
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 35 40 18 8 242
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 26 41 22 11 277
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 27 46 21 6 218
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 27 48 17 8 344
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 20 38 31 11 94
137
35: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Capping greenhouse gas emissions
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 71 29 879
Male 70 30 401
Female 72 28 478
Age: 18-29 62 38 151
Age: 30-44 77 23 236
Age: 45-64 71 29 338
Age: 65+ 72 28 154
Ethnicity - White 71 29 698
Ethnicity - Hispanic 68 32 84
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 67 33 125
Ethnicity - Other 76 24 37
Democrats (no lean) 81 19 337
Independents (no lean) 70 30 267
Republicans (no lean) 60 40 275
Democrats (lean) 82 18 412
Independents (lean) 66 34 115
Republicans (lean) 60 40 352
Liberal (1-3) 85 15 228
Moderate (4) 72 28 251
Conservative (5-7) 62 38 358
2010 Vote: Democrat 80 20 341
2010 Vote: Republican 59 41 312
2012 Vote: Democrat 82 18 414
2012 Vote: Republican 56 44 353
2014 Vote: Democrat 83 17 370
2014 Vote: Undecided 71 29 203
2014 Vote: Republican 57 43 307
138
35: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Capping greenhouse gas emissions
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 71 29 879
Protestant 61 39 237
Roman Catholic 73 27 235
Ath./Agn./None 78 22 215
Something Else 73 27 191
Religiosity: Monthly+ 66 34 357
Religiosity: LT Monthly 74 26 522
Income: Under 50k 71 29 385
Income: 50k-100k 70 30 282
Income: 100k+ 73 27 213
Educ: < College 69 31 582
Educ: Bachelors degree 73 27 198
Educ: Post-grad 79 21 99
Military HH 72 28 185
Not Military HH 71 29 695
Urban 75 25 243
Suburban 72 28 388
Rural 65 35 248
Tea Party - Supporter 58 42 285
Tea Party - Not Supporter 77 23 592
Northeast 81 19 168
Midwest 70 30 209
South 62 38 310
West 78 22 192
New England 76 24 52
Mid-Atlantic 83 17 116
East North Central 77 23 147
West North Central 53 47 62
South Atlantic 63 37 181
East South Central 49 51 48
West South Central 68 32 82
Mountain 81 19 64
Pacific 76 24 128
139
35: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Capping greenhouse gas emissions
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 71 29 879
Increase Renew Res: Fav 83 17 358
Increase Renew Res: Opp 37 63 106
Promote Nuclear: Fav 69 31 248
Promote Nuclear: Opp 73 27 275
Increase Coal: Fav 59 41 244
Increase Coal: Opp 81 19 204
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 67 33 306
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 81 19 166
Require Effic Cars: Fav 81 19 395
Require Effic Cars: Opp 38 62 57
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 82 18 295
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 46 54 155
More Drilling Land: Fav 67 33 271
More Drilling Land: Opp 78 22 196
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 80 20 358
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 38 62 98
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 80 20 311
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 46 54 118
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 69 31 227
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 72 28 233
140
35: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Capping greenhouse gas emissions
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 71 29 879
Ethanol Research: Fav 79 21 254
Ethanol Research: Opp 54 46 222
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 90 10 106
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 65 35 347
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 84 16 305
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 48 52 178
Release Reserve: Fav 74 26 283
Release Reserve: Opp 66 34 186
Invest Railways: Fav 78 22 386
Invest Railways: Opp 60 40 90
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 78 22 278
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 60 40 148
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 100 0 624
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 0 100 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 63 37 211
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 74 26 242
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 67 33 277
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 73 27 218
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 75 25 344
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 58 42 94
141
36: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Easing environmental restrictions
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 16 31 30 23 885
Male 21 26 29 24 421
Female 12 36 31 22 464
Age: 18-29 18 39 24 20 123
Age: 30-44 14 31 31 24 236
Age: 45-64 17 29 31 24 334
Age: 65+ 18 30 30 22 192
Ethnicity - White 17 31 28 24 712
Ethnicity - Hispanic 7 36 27 29 76
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 13 32 41 15 123
Ethnicity - Other 19 44 17 20 39
Democrats (no lean) 11 26 31 31 375
Independents (no lean) 17 26 37 20 259
Republicans (no lean) 24 43 19 14 250
Democrats (lean) 11 24 35 31 439
Independents (lean) 17 31 35 18 110
Republicans (lean) 24 41 21 14 334
Liberal (1-3) 7 23 27 43 262
Moderate (4) 11 32 35 22 225
Conservative (5-7) 27 35 30 8 355
2010 Vote: Democrat 11 25 32 33 357
2010 Vote: Republican 24 40 22 14 311
2012 Vote: Democrat 12 25 32 31 455
2012 Vote: Republican 24 38 26 12 354
2014 Vote: Democrat 10 24 33 33 401
2014 Vote: Undecided 16 33 33 17 191
2014 Vote: Republican 26 39 23 12 293
142
36: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Easing environmental restrictions
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 16 31 30 23 885
Protestant 14 35 32 18 280
Roman Catholic 17 34 24 25 234
Ath./Agn./None 18 20 32 30 210
Something Else 17 34 31 18 161
Religiosity: Monthly+ 21 35 27 17 363
Religiosity: LT Monthly 13 28 32 27 522
Income: Under 50k 18 30 31 21 402
Income: 50k-100k 13 31 32 24 289
Income: 100k+ 19 33 23 25 195
Educ: < College 16 32 33 18 588
Educ: Bachelors degree 18 30 24 27 202
Educ: Post-grad 13 24 21 42 95
Military HH 18 31 30 21 212
Not Military HH 16 31 30 23 673
Urban 13 27 35 25 229
Suburban 14 31 31 24 428
Rural 25 35 21 18 228
Tea Party - Supporter 28 40 21 11 281
Tea Party - Not Supporter 11 27 34 28 598
Northeast 22 27 31 20 167
Midwest 14 34 33 19 218
South 13 32 30 26 321
West 22 31 23 24 179
New England 22 25 23 29 56
Mid-Atlantic 21 27 35 16 111
East North Central 14 32 32 22 149
West North Central 13 39 36 12 69
South Atlantic 13 32 27 27 180
East South Central 18 22 45 15 59
West South Central 8 37 27 29 83
Mountain 27 39 22 12 51
Pacific 20 27 23 29 128
143
36: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Easing environmental restrictions
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 16 31 30 23 885
Increase Renew Res: Fav 15 35 25 25 350
Increase Renew Res: Opp 32 25 32 10 104
Promote Nuclear: Fav 27 29 21 22 273
Promote Nuclear: Opp 8 24 38 30 211
Increase Coal: Fav 24 40 24 12 272
Increase Coal: Opp 5 18 36 41 199
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 16 43 32 9 306
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 4 22 30 43 156
Require Effic Cars: Fav 14 30 33 22 424
Require Effic Cars: Opp 14 36 22 28 60
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 15 31 29 25 298
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 17 34 25 24 133
More Drilling Land: Fav 23 43 26 8 283
More Drilling Land: Opp 4 18 32 47 166
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 16 32 30 22 387
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 16 52 24 8 75
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 18 29 29 24 344
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 24 34 22 20 116
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 33 42 20 5 226
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 8 21 33 38 237
144
36: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Easing environmental restrictions
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 16 31 30 23 885
Ethanol Research: Fav 12 32 32 24 284
Ethanol Research: Opp 14 27 33 26 195
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 12 34 18 36 125
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 14 32 35 19 333
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 12 33 29 26 313
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 28 27 28 18 166
Release Reserve: Fav 19 32 35 14 334
Release Reserve: Opp 7 26 31 36 170
Invest Railways: Fav 21 31 25 23 388
Invest Railways: Opp 11 31 40 18 72
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 15 31 31 23 334
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 19 24 36 22 133
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 14 28 27 30 314
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 24 32 31 13 139
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 35 65 0 0 421
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 0 0 57 43 464
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 26 35 23 17 249
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 8 22 39 31 236
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 19 32 31 18 346
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 16 25 36 23 98
145
37: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Easing environmental restrictions
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 48 52 885
Male 47 53 421
Female 48 52 464
Age: 18-29 57 43 123
Age: 30-44 45 55 236
Age: 45-64 46 54 334
Age: 65+ 48 52 192
Ethnicity - White 48 52 712
Ethnicity - Hispanic 44 56 76
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 44 56 123
Ethnicity - Other 63 37 39
Democrats (no lean) 38 62 375
Independents (no lean) 43 57 259
Republicans (no lean) 67 33 250
Democrats (lean) 34 66 439
Independents (lean) 47 53 110
Republicans (lean) 65 35 334
Liberal (1-3) 30 70 262
Moderate (4) 43 57 225
Conservative (5-7) 62 38 355
2010 Vote: Democrat 35 65 357
2010 Vote: Republican 64 36 311
2012 Vote: Democrat 37 63 455
2012 Vote: Republican 62 38 354
2014 Vote: Democrat 34 66 401
2014 Vote: Undecided 50 50 191
2014 Vote: Republican 65 35 293
146
37: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Easing environmental restrictions
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 48 52 885
Protestant 50 50 280
Roman Catholic 51 49 234
Ath./Agn./None 38 62 210
Something Else 52 48 161
Religiosity: Monthly+ 57 43 363
Religiosity: LT Monthly 41 59 522
Income: Under 50k 48 52 402
Income: 50k-100k 44 56 289
Income: 100k+ 52 48 195
Educ: < College 49 51 588
Educ: Bachelors degree 49 51 202
Educ: Post-grad 37 63 95
Military HH 49 51 212
Not Military HH 47 53 673
Urban 40 60 229
Suburban 45 55 428
Rural 61 39 228
Tea Party - Supporter 68 32 281
Tea Party - Not Supporter 38 62 598
Northeast 48 52 167
Midwest 48 52 218
South 44 56 321
West 53 47 179
New England 48 52 56
Mid-Atlantic 49 51 111
East North Central 46 54 149
West North Central 52 48 69
South Atlantic 45 55 180
East South Central 40 60 59
West South Central 45 55 83
Mountain 66 34 51
Pacific 48 52 128
147
37: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Easing environmental restrictions
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 48 52 885
Increase Renew Res: Fav 50 50 350
Increase Renew Res: Opp 57 43 104
Promote Nuclear: Fav 56 44 273
Promote Nuclear: Opp 32 68 211
Increase Coal: Fav 64 36 272
Increase Coal: Opp 23 77 199
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 59 41 306
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 27 73 156
Require Effic Cars: Fav 45 55 424
Require Effic Cars: Opp 50 50 60
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 46 54 298
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 52 48 133
More Drilling Land: Fav 66 34 283
More Drilling Land: Opp 21 79 166
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 48 52 387
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 67 33 75
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 47 53 344
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 58 42 116
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 75 25 226
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 29 71 237
148
37: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Easing environmental restrictions
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 48 52 885
Ethanol Research: Fav 44 56 284
Ethanol Research: Opp 41 59 195
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 46 54 125
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 46 54 333
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 45 55 313
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 55 45 166
Release Reserve: Fav 51 49 334
Release Reserve: Opp 33 67 170
Invest Railways: Fav 51 49 388
Invest Railways: Opp 42 58 72
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 46 54 334
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 42 58 133
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 43 57 314
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 56 44 139
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 100 0 421
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 0 100 464
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 61 39 249
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 30 70 236
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 51 49 346
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 41 59 98
149
38: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Expanding oil exports
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 19 36 33 13 898
Male 22 33 29 16 432
Female 16 38 36 9 466
Age: 18-29 15 50 24 11 145
Age: 30-44 23 42 22 13 203
Age: 45-64 18 32 38 12 334
Age: 65+ 20 26 40 14 216
Ethnicity - White 19 36 31 14 723
Ethnicity - Hispanic 19 41 30 10 95
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 20 35 37 8 119
Ethnicity - Other 13 33 44 10 41
Democrats (no lean) 14 36 36 14 344
Independents (no lean) 16 32 39 13 258
Republicans (no lean) 28 39 23 10 296
Democrats (lean) 13 34 39 13 425
Independents (lean) 17 33 41 10 95
Republicans (lean) 26 38 23 12 377
Liberal (1-3) 13 27 42 18 244
Moderate (4) 18 44 31 8 232
Conservative (5-7) 24 35 29 12 378
2010 Vote: Democrat 17 33 35 16 337
2010 Vote: Republican 28 35 25 12 340
2012 Vote: Democrat 16 34 37 13 435
2012 Vote: Republican 26 35 25 14 356
2014 Vote: Democrat 14 35 38 14 373
2014 Vote: Undecided 17 34 41 8 198
2014 Vote: Republican 27 38 21 14 327
150
38: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Expanding oil exports
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 19 36 33 13 898
Protestant 17 35 38 11 283
Roman Catholic 19 39 29 13 215
Ath./Agn./None 19 35 31 16 221
Something Else 22 35 32 12 178
Religiosity: Monthly+ 24 38 25 12 373
Religiosity: LT Monthly 16 34 38 13 525
Income: Under 50k 16 35 36 12 398
Income: 50k-100k 17 37 33 13 293
Income: 100k+ 27 35 24 13 207
Educ: < College 18 36 35 12 598
Educ: Bachelors degree 21 39 28 12 197
Educ: Post-grad 22 29 30 19 102
Military HH 20 31 34 15 211
Not Military HH 19 37 32 12 687
Urban 17 32 35 15 221
Suburban 19 39 29 12 423
Rural 21 32 36 11 253
Tea Party - Supporter 23 41 22 14 314
Tea Party - Not Supporter 17 32 38 12 581
Northeast 23 35 32 10 166
Midwest 15 39 34 11 190
South 22 35 32 11 343
West 14 34 33 19 199
New England 30 36 28 7 39
Mid-Atlantic 21 34 34 11 127
East North Central 12 41 34 14 126
West North Central 22 36 35 6 64
South Atlantic 21 39 29 11 181
East South Central 36 38 21 5 61
West South Central 16 27 42 15 100
Mountain 25 33 27 15 64
Pacific 10 34 36 20 134
151
38: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Expanding oil exports
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 19 36 33 13 898
Increase Renew Res: Fav 22 33 35 10 359
Increase Renew Res: Opp 23 33 30 14 104
Promote Nuclear: Fav 30 31 26 13 278
Promote Nuclear: Opp 9 38 42 11 220
Increase Coal: Fav 23 41 27 8 264
Increase Coal: Opp 11 32 38 19 212
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 22 41 29 8 312
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 6 30 44 21 149
Require Effic Cars: Fav 18 35 32 15 431
Require Effic Cars: Opp 23 22 44 11 44
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 17 38 32 13 308
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 16 42 33 8 142
More Drilling Land: Fav 27 42 20 10 274
More Drilling Land: Opp 15 25 40 21 198
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 17 38 30 14 350
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 20 44 28 8 92
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 19 37 35 10 327
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 32 28 26 15 121
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 33 38 23 7 226
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 15 27 38 20 220
152
38: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Expanding oil exports
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 19 36 33 13 898
Ethanol Research: Fav 19 34 35 13 274
Ethanol Research: Opp 15 35 38 11 220
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 23 28 31 19 124
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 13 42 35 10 355
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 18 43 26 13 296
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 24 27 37 11 156
Release Reserve: Fav 22 39 27 12 329
Release Reserve: Opp 7 33 44 16 165
Invest Railways: Fav 20 37 30 13 420
Invest Railways: Opp 20 25 41 13 64
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 19 41 27 13 338
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 15 26 44 14 145
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 19 35 34 13 343
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 26 35 32 7 152
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 31 37 27 5 221
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 8 29 45 18 263
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 35 65 0 0 493
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 0 0 72 28 405
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 24 43 24 9 380
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 3 14 59 24 102
153
39: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Expanding oil exports
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 55 45 898
Male 55 45 432
Female 55 45 466
Age: 18-29 65 35 145
Age: 30-44 65 35 203
Age: 45-64 50 50 334
Age: 65+ 46 54 216
Ethnicity - White 55 45 723
Ethnicity - Hispanic 60 40 95
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 55 45 119
Ethnicity - Other 46 54 41
Democrats (no lean) 50 50 344
Independents (no lean) 48 52 258
Republicans (no lean) 67 33 296
Democrats (lean) 48 52 425
Independents (lean) 50 50 95
Republicans (lean) 64 36 377
Liberal (1-3) 39 61 244
Moderate (4) 61 39 232
Conservative (5-7) 59 41 378
2010 Vote: Democrat 49 51 337
2010 Vote: Republican 62 38 340
2012 Vote: Democrat 50 50 435
2012 Vote: Republican 61 39 356
2014 Vote: Democrat 48 52 373
2014 Vote: Undecided 51 49 198
2014 Vote: Republican 65 35 327
154
39: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Expanding oil exports
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 55 45 898
Protestant 52 48 283
Roman Catholic 59 41 215
Ath./Agn./None 53 47 221
Something Else 57 43 178
Religiosity: Monthly+ 62 38 373
Religiosity: LT Monthly 50 50 525
Income: Under 50k 51 49 398
Income: 50k-100k 54 46 293
Income: 100k+ 63 37 207
Educ: < College 54 46 598
Educ: Bachelors degree 60 40 197
Educ: Post-grad 51 49 102
Military HH 51 49 211
Not Military HH 56 44 687
Urban 50 50 221
Suburban 59 41 423
Rural 53 47 253
Tea Party - Supporter 64 36 314
Tea Party - Not Supporter 50 50 581
Northeast 58 42 166
Midwest 54 46 190
South 57 43 343
West 48 52 199
New England 66 34 39
Mid-Atlantic 56 44 127
East North Central 52 48 126
West North Central 59 41 64
South Atlantic 60 40 181
East South Central 74 26 61
West South Central 43 57 100
Mountain 58 42 64
Pacific 44 56 134
155
39: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Expanding oil exports
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 55 45 898
Increase Renew Res: Fav 55 45 359
Increase Renew Res: Opp 56 44 104
Promote Nuclear: Fav 61 39 278
Promote Nuclear: Opp 47 53 220
Increase Coal: Fav 64 36 264
Increase Coal: Opp 43 57 212
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 63 37 312
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 35 65 149
Require Effic Cars: Fav 53 47 431
Require Effic Cars: Opp 45 55 44
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 55 45 308
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 58 42 142
More Drilling Land: Fav 69 31 274
More Drilling Land: Opp 40 60 198
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 56 44 350
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 64 36 92
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 56 44 327
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 60 40 121
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 70 30 226
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 42 58 220
156
39: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Expanding oil exports
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 55 45 898
Ethanol Research: Fav 53 47 274
Ethanol Research: Opp 51 49 220
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 50 50 124
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 54 46 355
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 61 39 296
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 52 48 156
Release Reserve: Fav 61 39 329
Release Reserve: Opp 40 60 165
Invest Railways: Fav 56 44 420
Invest Railways: Opp 46 54 64
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 60 40 338
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 41 59 145
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 54 46 343
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 61 39 152
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 68 32 221
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 37 63 263
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 100 0 493
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 0 100 405
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 67 33 380
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 16 84 102
157
40: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Expanding natural exports
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 32 46 18 4 883
Male 35 42 18 5 408
Female 30 49 17 3 475
Age: 18-29 41 35 19 5 114
Age: 30-44 33 52 12 3 228
Age: 45-64 29 47 20 4 350
Age: 65+ 33 43 18 5 191
Ethnicity - White 32 46 18 4 719
Ethnicity - Hispanic 43 34 20 3 71
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 32 47 15 6 117
Ethnicity - Other 31 45 14 10 32
Democrats (no lean) 28 49 19 4 339
Independents (no lean) 34 46 16 5 286
Republicans (no lean) 37 42 17 4 258
Democrats (lean) 30 47 18 4 422
Independents (lean) 28 52 17 3 112
Republicans (lean) 37 42 17 4 346
Liberal (1-3) 28 51 14 7 223
Moderate (4) 26 48 24 2 269
Conservative (5-7) 41 41 15 4 359
2010 Vote: Democrat 33 45 16 5 341
2010 Vote: Republican 35 44 16 5 319
2012 Vote: Democrat 29 49 17 4 428
2012 Vote: Republican 35 42 19 4 337
2014 Vote: Democrat 31 48 17 4 352
2014 Vote: Undecided 25 49 21 5 225
2014 Vote: Republican 39 41 16 4 305
158
40: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Expanding natural exports
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 32 46 18 4 883
Protestant 31 47 19 3 281
Roman Catholic 32 49 18 1 216
Ath./Agn./None 31 46 15 8 182
Something Else 37 41 18 4 204
Religiosity: Monthly+ 40 40 16 4 352
Religiosity: LT Monthly 27 50 19 4 531
Income: Under 50k 35 43 17 5 389
Income: 50k-100k 25 49 23 3 281
Income: 100k+ 38 47 11 4 214
Educ: < College 33 45 18 5 576
Educ: Bachelors degree 34 47 17 2 200
Educ: Post-grad 30 48 17 5 106
Military HH 27 47 20 6 211
Not Military HH 34 46 17 3 672
Urban 39 42 17 3 238
Suburban 30 51 14 5 396
Rural 30 41 24 5 248
Tea Party - Supporter 42 41 12 6 281
Tea Party - Not Supporter 28 48 20 3 597
Northeast 38 46 12 3 169
Midwest 31 47 20 2 171
South 29 48 18 4 343
West 34 42 18 6 200
New England 38 45 15 2 46
Mid-Atlantic 38 46 11 4 122
East North Central 34 39 24 2 125
West North Central 22 67 9 1 46
South Atlantic 35 41 19 6 193
East South Central 28 55 14 4 75
West South Central 18 59 21 2 76
Mountain 41 37 18 5 62
Pacific 31 44 19 6 138
159
40: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Expanding natural exports
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 32 46 18 4 883
Increase Renew Res: Fav 34 44 17 4 367
Increase Renew Res: Opp 33 45 14 7 89
Promote Nuclear: Fav 39 44 14 3 258
Promote Nuclear: Opp 29 50 16 5 231
Increase Coal: Fav 35 49 13 3 257
Increase Coal: Opp 23 47 25 5 203
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 40 45 15 1 345
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 26 39 26 9 142
Require Effic Cars: Fav 31 47 19 3 409
Require Effic Cars: Opp 29 32 27 12 57
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 36 44 17 3 324
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 19 48 23 10 115
More Drilling Land: Fav 43 42 12 3 264
More Drilling Land: Opp 24 42 25 9 179
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 32 49 15 3 354
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 33 38 20 10 103
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 30 48 20 2 355
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 34 35 20 11 114
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 47 42 10 2 255
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 23 45 26 6 232
160
40: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Expanding natural exports
Strongly
Favor
Somewhat
Favor
Somewhat
Oppose
Strongly
Oppose
N
Likely Voters 32 46 18 4 883
Ethanol Research: Fav 30 53 15 2 272
Ethanol Research: Opp 25 45 23 7 194
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 29 46 19 6 118
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 39 42 16 3 337
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 33 51 13 2 291
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 35 41 19 5 180
Release Reserve: Fav 36 51 11 2 301
Release Reserve: Opp 18 43 30 9 171
Invest Railways: Fav 31 50 16 3 404
Invest Railways: Opp 52 28 16 4 72
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 29 54 15 3 344
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 24 41 29 5 127
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 42 41 14 4 312
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 31 38 24 7 127
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 33 49 14 4 218
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 21 53 21 5 227
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 41 53 6 0 271
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 18 42 33 7 210
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 41 59 0 0 692
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 0 0 81 19 191
161
41: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Expanding natural exports
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 78 22 883
Male 78 22 408
Female 79 21 475
Age: 18-29 76 24 114
Age: 30-44 85 15 228
Age: 45-64 76 24 350
Age: 65+ 76 24 191
Ethnicity - White 78 22 719
Ethnicity - Hispanic 77 23 71
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 79 21 117
Ethnicity - Other 77 23 32
Democrats (no lean) 77 23 339
Independents (no lean) 80 20 286
Republicans (no lean) 79 21 258
Democrats (lean) 77 23 422
Independents (lean) 80 20 112
Republicans (lean) 79 21 346
Liberal (1-3) 79 21 223
Moderate (4) 73 27 269
Conservative (5-7) 82 18 359
2010 Vote: Democrat 78 22 341
2010 Vote: Republican 80 20 319
2012 Vote: Democrat 78 22 428
2012 Vote: Republican 77 23 337
2014 Vote: Democrat 79 21 352
2014 Vote: Undecided 75 25 225
2014 Vote: Republican 80 20 305
162
41: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Expanding natural exports
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 78 22 883
Protestant 78 22 281
Roman Catholic 81 19 216
Ath./Agn./None 77 23 182
Something Else 78 22 204
Religiosity: Monthly+ 80 20 352
Religiosity: LT Monthly 77 23 531
Income: Under 50k 78 22 389
Income: 50k-100k 74 26 281
Income: 100k+ 85 15 214
Educ: < College 78 22 576
Educ: Bachelors degree 81 19 200
Educ: Post-grad 78 22 106
Military HH 74 26 211
Not Military HH 80 20 672
Urban 80 20 238
Suburban 81 19 396
Rural 72 28 248
Tea Party - Supporter 83 17 281
Tea Party - Not Supporter 76 24 597
Northeast 84 16 169
Midwest 78 22 171
South 77 23 343
West 76 24 200
New England 83 17 46
Mid-Atlantic 85 15 122
East North Central 73 27 125
West North Central 89 11 46
South Atlantic 76 24 193
East South Central 83 17 75
West South Central 76 24 76
Mountain 78 22 62
Pacific 75 25 138
163
41: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Expanding natural exports
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 78 22 883
Increase Renew Res: Fav 79 21 367
Increase Renew Res: Opp 78 22 89
Promote Nuclear: Fav 83 17 258
Promote Nuclear: Opp 79 21 231
Increase Coal: Fav 84 16 257
Increase Coal: Opp 70 30 203
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 84 16 345
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 65 35 142
Require Effic Cars: Fav 78 22 409
Require Effic Cars: Opp 60 40 57
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 80 20 324
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 67 33 115
More Drilling Land: Fav 86 14 264
More Drilling Land: Opp 66 34 179
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 81 19 354
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 71 29 103
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 78 22 355
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 69 31 114
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 89 11 255
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 68 32 232
164
41: As I read some possible government policies regarding energy, tell me whether you would favor or oppose each. Would
you favor or oppose the government...?
Expanding natural exports
Favor Oppose N
Likely Voters 78 22 883
Ethanol Research: Fav 83 17 272
Ethanol Research: Opp 70 30 194
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 75 25 118
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 81 19 337
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 84 16 291
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 76 24 180
Release Reserve: Fav 87 13 301
Release Reserve: Opp 61 39 171
Invest Railways: Fav 80 20 404
Invest Railways: Opp 80 20 72
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 82 18 344
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 66 34 127
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 82 18 312
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 69 31 127
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 82 18 218
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 74 26 227
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 94 6 271
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 60 40 210
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 100 0 692
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 0 100 191
165
42: What is your age?
Age: 18-29 Age: 30-44 Age: 45-64 Age: 65+ N
Likely Voters 15 26 38 21 1618
Male 14 24 38 24 755
Female 16 27 37 19 864
Age: 18-29 100 0 0 0 247
Age: 30-44 0 100 0 0 415
Age: 45-64 0 0 100 0 611
Age: 65+ 0 0 0 100 346
Ethnicity - White 13 24 39 24 1318
Ethnicity - Hispanic 34 42 21 3 144
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 20 32 37 11 208
Ethnicity - Other 32 37 26 5 69
Democrats (no lean) 14 28 40 17 639
Independents (no lean) 17 25 38 20 491
Republicans (no lean) 14 23 34 28 489
Democrats (lean) 14 27 40 18 778
Independents (lean) 20 31 34 14 202
Republicans (lean) 15 22 35 28 636
Liberal (1-3) 19 30 37 15 434
Moderate (4) 13 29 38 20 471
Conservative (5-7) 13 20 39 28 644
2010 Vote: Democrat 9 27 43 22 624
2010 Vote: Republican 12 20 37 30 583
2012 Vote: Democrat 13 29 40 18 787
2012 Vote: Republican 13 21 37 29 631
2014 Vote: Democrat 15 28 39 18 673
2014 Vote: Undecided 14 29 41 16 389
2014 Vote: Republican 16 21 33 29 557
166
42: What is your age?
Age: 18-29 Age: 30-44 Age: 45-64 Age: 65+ N
Likely Voters 15 26 38 21 1618
Protestant 7 17 38 38 478
Roman Catholic 13 21 43 23 411
Ath./Agn./None 23 37 30 11 389
Something Else 20 30 40 9 339
Religiosity: Monthly+ 16 25 34 25 648
Religiosity: LT Monthly 15 26 40 19 970
Income: Under 50k 17 24 36 23 702
Income: 50k-100k 14 29 37 20 532
Income: 100k+ 13 25 42 19 384
Educ: < College 17 22 39 22 1064
Educ: Bachelors degree 15 34 34 17 359
Educ: Post-grad 8 27 39 27 195
Military HH 10 19 29 42 368
Not Military HH 17 28 40 15 1250
Urban 22 29 34 15 427
Suburban 15 26 37 22 750
Rural 10 22 42 26 441
Tea Party - Supporter 23 26 29 21 530
Tea Party - Not Supporter 11 25 42 21 1080
Northeast 14 20 42 25 295
Midwest 13 32 36 19 382
South 16 24 40 20 602
West 18 27 32 23 340
New England 10 30 38 22 84
Mid-Atlantic 15 16 44 25 211
East North Central 14 29 38 20 261
West North Central 12 38 31 19 121
South Atlantic 16 26 39 19 323
East South Central 8 28 51 12 104
West South Central 20 18 36 26 174
Mountain 18 23 31 28 109
Pacific 19 29 32 20 231
167
42: What is your age?
Age: 18-29 Age: 30-44 Age: 45-64 Age: 65+ N
Likely Voters 15 26 38 21 1618
Increase Renew Res: Fav 16 26 37 20 702
Increase Renew Res: Opp 9 18 41 32 194
Promote Nuclear: Fav 16 21 35 28 494
Promote Nuclear: Opp 16 28 42 14 449
Increase Coal: Fav 14 24 40 21 490
Increase Coal: Opp 16 26 41 17 397
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 11 24 42 23 596
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 19 29 37 14 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 14 30 34 23 780
Require Effic Cars: Opp 24 14 41 21 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 15 26 36 22 597
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 21 20 36 23 258
More Drilling Land: Fav 16 25 39 20 535
More Drilling Land: Opp 20 30 35 15 365
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 15 28 39 18 723
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 26 16 37 20 176
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 16 31 37 16 658
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 16 17 43 24 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 14 21 40 25 432
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 14 27 41 18 441
168
42: What is your age?
Age: 18-29 Age: 30-44 Age: 45-64 Age: 65+ N
Likely Voters 15 26 38 21 1618
Ethanol Research: Fav 16 27 39 18 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 13 23 37 27 386
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 16 25 36 23 230
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 15 23 36 25 631
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 13 27 39 22 573
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 16 23 38 23 316
Release Reserve: Fav 14 25 36 24 575
Release Reserve: Opp 17 26 36 21 335
Invest Railways: Fav 12 30 35 23 772
Invest Railways: Opp 25 15 33 27 139
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 13 27 37 23 624
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 22 29 29 21 265
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 15 29 38 18 624
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 23 22 39 17 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 17 25 36 22 421
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 11 28 39 21 464
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 19 27 34 20 493
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 12 17 41 29 405
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 13 28 38 21 692
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 14 18 44 24 191
169
43: What is your gender?
Male Female N
Likely Voters 47 53 1618
Male 100 0 755
Female 0 100 864
Age: 18-29 43 57 247
Age: 30-44 43 57 415
Age: 45-64 47 53 611
Age: 65+ 52 48 346
Ethnicity - White 51 49 1318
Ethnicity - Hispanic 35 65 144
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 26 74 208
Ethnicity - Other 26 74 69
Democrats (no lean) 41 59 639
Independents (no lean) 56 44 491
Republicans (no lean) 44 56 489
Democrats (lean) 45 55 778
Independents (lean) 46 54 202
Republicans (lean) 49 51 636
Liberal (1-3) 46 54 434
Moderate (4) 44 56 471
Conservative (5-7) 49 51 644
2010 Vote: Democrat 46 54 624
2010 Vote: Republican 51 49 583
2012 Vote: Democrat 44 56 787
2012 Vote: Republican 53 47 631
2014 Vote: Democrat 43 57 673
2014 Vote: Undecided 47 53 389
2014 Vote: Republican 51 49 557
170
43: What is your gender?
Male Female N
Likely Voters 47 53 1618
Protestant 51 49 478
Roman Catholic 47 53 411
Ath./Agn./None 54 46 389
Something Else 33 67 339
Religiosity: Monthly+ 43 57 648
Religiosity: LT Monthly 49 51 970
Income: Under 50k 41 59 702
Income: 50k-100k 46 54 532
Income: 100k+ 58 42 384
Educ: < College 42 58 1064
Educ: Bachelors degree 53 47 359
Educ: Post-grad 60 40 195
Military HH 58 42 368
Not Military HH 43 57 1250
Urban 47 53 427
Suburban 46 54 750
Rural 46 54 441
Tea Party - Supporter 52 48 530
Tea Party - Not Supporter 44 56 1080
Northeast 61 39 295
Midwest 50 50 382
South 34 66 602
West 53 47 340
New England 63 37 84
Mid-Atlantic 60 40 211
East North Central 51 49 261
West North Central 46 54 121
South Atlantic 31 69 323
East South Central 46 54 104
West South Central 33 67 174
Mountain 51 49 109
Pacific 54 46 231
171
43: What is your gender?
Male Female N
Likely Voters 47 53 1618
Increase Renew Res: Fav 46 54 702
Increase Renew Res: Opp 52 48 194
Promote Nuclear: Fav 59 41 494
Promote Nuclear: Opp 37 63 449
Increase Coal: Fav 43 57 490
Increase Coal: Opp 53 47 397
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 47 53 596
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 43 57 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 50 50 780
Require Effic Cars: Opp 46 54 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 44 56 597
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 40 60 258
More Drilling Land: Fav 49 51 535
More Drilling Land: Opp 44 56 365
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 46 54 723
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 40 60 176
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 45 55 658
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 50 50 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 41 59 432
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 48 52 441
172
43: What is your gender?
Male Female N
Likely Voters 47 53 1618
Ethanol Research: Fav 45 55 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 53 47 386
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 56 44 230
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 44 56 631
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 44 56 573
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 43 57 316
Release Reserve: Fav 47 53 575
Release Reserve: Opp 44 56 335
Invest Railways: Fav 49 51 772
Invest Railways: Opp 37 63 139
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 49 51 624
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 45 55 265
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 45 55 624
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 47 53 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 47 53 421
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 48 52 464
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 48 52 493
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 48 52 405
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 46 54 692
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 48 52 191
173
44: What is the last grade or class you completed in school?
None,
or
grade
1-8
High
school
in-
com-
plete
(grades
9-11)
High
school
diploma
or
equiv-
alent,
no
fur-
ther
school-
ing
Technical
or
voca-
tional
school
after
high
school
Some
col-
lege,
no
degree
Associate’s
or
two-
year
college
degree
Four-
year
college
degree
Graduate
or
pro-
fes-
sional
school
after
col-
lege,
no
degree
Graduate
or
pro-
fes-
sional
degree
N
Likely Voters 0 7 27 3 18 10 22 3 9 1618
Male 0 6 23 3 19 8 25 3 12 755
Female 0 7 31 3 18 11 20 2 7 864
Age: 18-29 0 8 30 2 23 10 21 3 3 247
Age: 30-44 0 5 20 3 17 13 30 2 11 415
Age: 45-64 1 6 31 3 16 11 20 3 9 611
Age: 65+ 0 9 28 4 21 5 17 4 11 346
Ethnicity - White 0 6 28 4 18 10 22 3 10 1318
Ethnicity - Hispanic 0 3 13 3 18 15 33 5 9 144
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 0 11 28 2 19 13 19 1 7 208
Ethnicity - Other 0 6 10 0 24 7 36 4 13 69
Democrats (no lean) 0 9 30 2 16 10 21 3 10 639
Independents (no lean) 1 7 24 6 20 10 21 2 9 491
Republicans (no lean) 0 4 27 3 20 9 25 3 9 489
Democrats (lean) 0 9 28 2 16 10 22 3 10 778
Independents (lean) 2 5 30 5 21 10 19 2 7 202
Republicans (lean) 0 5 25 4 21 9 24 3 9 636
Liberal (1-3) 0 4 23 2 20 11 24 4 12 434
Moderate (4) 1 7 28 4 18 10 24 1 7 471
Conservative (5-7) 0 8 26 3 18 9 22 3 10 644
2010 Vote: Democrat 0 5 27 2 17 10 23 3 12 624
2010 Vote: Republican 0 3 25 4 20 9 27 3 9 583
2012 Vote: Democrat 0 9 26 2 17 11 23 3 11 787
2012 Vote: Republican 0 2 27 4 20 10 26 3 9 631
2014 Vote: Democrat 0 10 26 1 17 9 22 3 10 673
2014 Vote: Undecided 1 5 28 5 19 11 20 2 9 389
2014 Vote: Republican 0 4 28 4 19 9 24 3 8 557
174
44: What is the last grade or class you completed in school?
None,
or
grade
1-8
High
school
in-
com-
plete
(grades
9-11)
High
school
diploma
or
equiv-
alent,
no
fur-
ther
school-
ing
Technical
or
voca-
tional
school
after
high
school
Some
col-
lege,
no
degree
Associate’s
or
two-
year
college
degree
Four-
year
college
degree
Graduate
or
pro-
fes-
sional
school
after
col-
lege,
no
degree
Graduate
or
pro-
fes-
sional
degree
N
Likely Voters 0 7 27 3 18 10 22 3 9 1618
Protestant 0 6 23 4 22 9 22 2 11 478
Roman Catholic 0 7 26 3 16 8 26 3 10 411
Ath./Agn./None 0 6 32 2 17 11 21 3 7 389
Something Else 1 9 28 3 18 11 19 2 9 339
Religiosity: Monthly+ 0 6 27 3 18 10 22 3 10 648
Religiosity: LT Monthly 0 7 27 3 19 10 22 3 9 970
Income: Under 50k 1 15 35 4 19 11 11 1 2 702
Income: 50k-100k 0 1 22 3 21 11 29 3 9 532
Income: 100k+ 0 0 19 2 13 5 34 5 22 384
Educ: < College 0 10 41 5 28 15 0 0 0 1064
Educ: Bachelors degree 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 0 0 359
Educ: Post-grad 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 77 195
Military HH 0 3 28 5 25 11 17 3 7 368
Not Military HH 0 8 27 3 16 9 24 3 10 1250
Urban 1 11 26 2 15 10 20 4 11 427
Suburban 0 5 23 3 18 10 28 3 11 750
Rural 0 7 36 4 21 9 15 1 6 441
Tea Party - Supporter 0 9 28 3 18 12 22 2 6 530
Tea Party - Not Supporter 0 6 27 3 19 9 22 3 11 1080
Northeast 0 4 29 2 17 5 29 4 10 295
Midwest 0 10 27 4 19 10 18 2 10 382
South 1 8 29 4 17 11 19 2 9 602
West 0 4 24 2 21 11 26 3 9 340
New England 0 0 20 1 16 6 42 4 12 84
Mid-Atlantic 0 6 32 2 18 5 24 3 9 211
East North Central 0 13 27 4 18 11 16 3 9 261
West North Central 0 3 28 4 22 8 23 2 10 121
South Atlantic 1 12 29 4 15 7 20 2 8 323
East South Central 0 6 34 2 14 21 16 1 6 104
West South Central 0 3 24 3 23 12 20 3 12 174
Mountain 0 3 32 3 20 9 19 3 11 109
Pacific 0 4 19 2 21 12 29 4 8 231
175
44: What is the last grade or class you completed in school?
None,
or
grade
1-8
High
school
in-
com-
plete
(grades
9-11)
High
school
diploma
or
equiv-
alent,
no
fur-
ther
school-
ing
Technical
or
voca-
tional
school
after
high
school
Some
col-
lege,
no
degree
Associate’s
or
two-
year
college
degree
Four-
year
college
degree
Graduate
or
pro-
fes-
sional
school
after
col-
lege,
no
degree
Graduate
or
pro-
fes-
sional
degree
N
Likely Voters 0 7 27 3 18 10 22 3 9 1618
Increase Renew Res: Fav 0 6 26 4 20 10 21 3 11 702
Increase Renew Res: Opp 0 5 28 2 20 10 24 4 7 194
Promote Nuclear: Fav 0 10 22 3 16 8 28 3 10 494
Promote Nuclear: Opp 0 8 33 3 20 8 17 2 8 449
Increase Coal: Fav 0 5 28 4 18 11 22 3 8 490
Increase Coal: Opp 1 9 21 3 18 9 23 3 13 397
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 0 8 25 4 16 10 23 4 10 596
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 1 5 25 2 25 10 17 4 12 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 1 7 26 3 18 9 23 3 10 780
Require Effic Cars: Opp 0 9 15 3 28 11 22 5 7 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 1 6 31 2 14 11 23 3 9 597
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 0 7 29 4 20 9 21 2 9 258
More Drilling Land: Fav 0 5 28 4 19 11 22 2 8 535
More Drilling Land: Opp 1 4 27 2 23 9 21 3 9 365
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 0 3 28 3 18 12 22 3 11 723
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 0 8 36 3 19 8 16 2 8 176
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 1 7 25 4 18 10 24 2 10 658
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 0 4 34 3 17 9 23 2 7 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 0 9 28 4 14 11 24 3 8 432
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 0 6 27 2 20 8 23 4 10 441
176
44: What is the last grade or class you completed in school?
None,
or
grade
1-8
High
school
in-
com-
plete
(grades
9-11)
High
school
diploma
or
equiv-
alent,
no
fur-
ther
school-
ing
Technical
or
voca-
tional
school
after
high
school
Some
col-
lege,
no
degree
Associate’s
or
two-
year
college
degree
Four-
year
college
degree
Graduate
or
pro-
fes-
sional
school
after
col-
lege,
no
degree
Graduate
or
pro-
fes-
sional
degree
N
Likely Voters 0 7 27 3 18 10 22 3 9 1618
Ethanol Research: Fav 1 8 26 4 19 10 22 3 8 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 0 5 30 3 19 9 22 3 9 386
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 0 3 22 3 20 8 25 4 15 230
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 0 7 31 3 20 11 17 2 8 631
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 0 2 30 4 19 10 22 2 11 573
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 0 9 25 2 20 9 25 2 9 316
Release Reserve: Fav 0 12 30 3 16 10 19 2 7 575
Release Reserve: Opp 1 6 23 4 20 9 24 3 9 335
Invest Railways: Fav 1 7 26 2 17 11 24 3 9 772
Invest Railways: Opp 0 12 36 2 18 7 19 2 4 139
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 0 5 26 3 19 9 23 2 12 624
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 2 8 30 2 20 12 19 2 7 265
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 0 8 26 4 18 9 23 2 10 624
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 0 8 29 2 19 12 21 3 5 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 0 7 27 3 20 11 23 2 6 421
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 0 8 24 2 19 12 22 3 10 464
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 0 8 30 3 16 9 24 3 7 493
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 0 10 23 3 23 9 19 3 10 405
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 0 9 28 3 16 8 23 2 10 692
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 2 3 24 4 21 14 20 3 9 191
177
45: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as..
Republican Democrat Independent Something
else
N
Likely Voters 30 39 27 3 1618
Male 29 35 33 4 755
Female 32 43 22 3 864
Age: 18-29 29 37 27 7 247
Age: 30-44 27 43 26 4 415
Age: 45-64 27 42 28 3 611
Age: 65+ 40 32 27 1 346
Ethnicity - White 35 34 28 3 1318
Ethnicity - Hispanic 25 45 28 3 144
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 3 71 22 4 208
Ethnicity - Other 26 51 17 6 69
Democrats (no lean) 0 100 0 0 639
Independents (no lean) 0 0 89 11 491
Republicans (no lean) 100 0 0 0 489
Democrats (lean) 0 82 16 2 778
Independents (lean) 0 0 88 12 202
Republicans (lean) 77 0 21 2 636
Liberal (1-3) 8 73 17 2 434
Moderate (4) 20 43 33 4 471
Conservative (5-7) 55 15 28 2 644
2010 Vote: Democrat 4 76 19 1 624
2010 Vote: Republican 68 4 27 2 583
2012 Vote: Democrat 4 71 23 2 787
2012 Vote: Republican 67 5 26 2 631
2014 Vote: Democrat 1 86 12 1 673
2014 Vote: Undecided 14 11 66 9 389
2014 Vote: Republican 77 4 18 1 557
178
45: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as..
Republican Democrat Independent Something
else
N
Likely Voters 30 39 27 3 1618
Protestant 42 28 27 3 478
Roman Catholic 29 46 23 2 411
Ath./Agn./None 19 44 32 5 389
Something Else 27 43 26 3 339
Religiosity: Monthly+ 38 37 22 3 648
Religiosity: LT Monthly 25 41 30 4 970
Income: Under 50k 23 45 28 4 702
Income: 50k-100k 33 35 28 4 532
Income: 100k+ 39 36 24 1 384
Educ: < College 29 40 27 4 1064
Educ: Bachelors degree 34 38 26 3 359
Educ: Post-grad 30 40 27 3 195
Military HH 40 30 27 3 368
Not Military HH 27 42 27 3 1250
Urban 20 53 25 3 427
Suburban 33 38 26 3 750
Rural 36 29 32 4 441
Tea Party - Supporter 50 23 24 3 530
Tea Party - Not Supporter 20 48 28 3 1080
Northeast 30 38 28 3 295
Midwest 30 42 24 4 382
South 31 38 29 2 602
West 29 41 26 5 340
New England 29 42 25 5 84
Mid-Atlantic 31 37 30 3 211
East North Central 27 46 23 4 261
West North Central 37 36 25 3 121
South Atlantic 27 39 31 3 323
East South Central 30 35 32 3 104
West South Central 38 35 25 2 174
Mountain 42 25 27 7 109
Pacific 23 48 25 4 231
179
45: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as..
Republican Democrat Independent Something
else
N
Likely Voters 30 39 27 3 1618
Increase Renew Res: Fav 29 42 26 3 702
Increase Renew Res: Opp 39 26 31 4 194
Promote Nuclear: Fav 36 34 27 3 494
Promote Nuclear: Opp 22 43 30 5 449
Increase Coal: Fav 39 33 25 4 490
Increase Coal: Opp 17 48 31 4 397
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 38 31 28 3 596
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 13 58 26 3 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 28 41 28 3 780
Require Effic Cars: Opp 52 17 27 4 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 26 47 25 2 597
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 39 27 29 5 258
More Drilling Land: Fav 35 34 27 4 535
More Drilling Land: Opp 19 52 26 3 365
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 27 44 26 3 723
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 47 28 23 2 176
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 24 45 28 3 658
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 40 28 29 4 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 37 36 24 3 432
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 23 44 29 4 441
180
45: Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as..
Republican Democrat Independent Something
else
N
Likely Voters 30 39 27 3 1618
Ethanol Research: Fav 27 42 28 4 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 40 27 30 3 386
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 26 52 20 3 230
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 36 30 31 3 631
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 23 50 25 2 573
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 40 28 28 4 316
Release Reserve: Fav 33 40 24 3 575
Release Reserve: Opp 26 45 25 4 335
Invest Railways: Fav 30 42 26 3 772
Invest Railways: Opp 35 27 34 4 139
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 27 41 29 3 624
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 35 34 27 3 265
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 27 44 26 3 624
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 43 26 27 5 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 40 34 23 3 421
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 18 50 29 3 464
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 40 35 23 2 493
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 24 43 30 3 405
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 29 38 30 3 692
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 28 41 26 4 191
181
46: Do you consider yourself to be a supporter of the Tea Party Movement, or are you not a supporter of the Tea Party
Movement?
Supporter Not a supporter N
Likely Voters 33 67 1610
Male 37 63 750
Female 30 70 859
Age: 18-29 50 50 245
Age: 30-44 34 66 412
Age: 45-64 25 75 607
Age: 65+ 33 67 345
Ethnicity - White 35 65 1313
Ethnicity - Hispanic 40 60 144
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 20 80 204
Ethnicity - Other 29 71 69
Democrats (no lean) 19 81 637
Independents (no lean) 29 71 487
Republicans (no lean) 55 45 486
Democrats (lean) 18 82 774
Independents (lean) 20 80 200
Republicans (lean) 56 44 633
Liberal (1-3) 18 82 432
Moderate (4) 23 77 471
Conservative (5-7) 52 48 639
2010 Vote: Democrat 17 83 620
2010 Vote: Republican 53 47 580
2012 Vote: Democrat 18 82 783
2012 Vote: Republican 55 45 629
2014 Vote: Democrat 17 83 671
2014 Vote: Undecided 19 81 384
2014 Vote: Republican 62 38 554
182
46: Do you consider yourself to be a supporter of the Tea Party Movement, or are you not a supporter of the Tea Party
Movement?
Supporter Not a supporter N
Likely Voters 33 67 1610
Protestant 35 65 476
Roman Catholic 30 70 407
Ath./Agn./None 32 68 389
Something Else 35 65 336
Religiosity: Monthly+ 43 57 644
Religiosity: LT Monthly 26 74 966
Income: Under 50k 33 67 698
Income: 50k-100k 34 66 530
Income: 100k+ 30 70 381
Educ: < College 35 65 1060
Educ: Bachelors degree 32 68 356
Educ: Post-grad 22 78 194
Military HH 39 61 368
Not Military HH 31 69 1242
Urban 29 71 422
Suburban 33 67 747
Rural 36 64 441
Tea Party - Supporter 100 0 530
Tea Party - Not Supporter 0 100 1080
Northeast 23 77 295
Midwest 32 68 381
South 36 64 596
West 37 63 338
New England 15 85 84
Mid-Atlantic 27 73 211
East North Central 32 68 261
West North Central 31 69 120
South Atlantic 29 71 319
East South Central 48 52 104
West South Central 41 59 174
Mountain 38 62 109
Pacific 36 64 229
183
46: Do you consider yourself to be a supporter of the Tea Party Movement, or are you not a supporter of the Tea Party
Movement?
Supporter Not a supporter N
Likely Voters 33 67 1610
Increase Renew Res: Fav 29 71 696
Increase Renew Res: Opp 52 48 192
Promote Nuclear: Fav 40 60 488
Promote Nuclear: Opp 24 76 449
Increase Coal: Fav 41 59 487
Increase Coal: Opp 22 78 396
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 37 63 592
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 20 80 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 29 71 775
Require Effic Cars: Opp 50 50 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 33 67 596
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 41 59 257
More Drilling Land: Fav 46 54 529
More Drilling Land: Opp 20 80 364
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 29 71 719
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 40 60 175
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 29 71 652
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 39 61 212
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 38 62 428
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 23 77 440
184
46: Do you consider yourself to be a supporter of the Tea Party Movement, or are you not a supporter of the Tea Party
Movement?
Supporter Not a supporter N
Likely Voters 33 67 1610
Ethanol Research: Fav 32 68 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 41 59 383
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 27 73 229
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 38 62 627
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 23 77 572
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 48 52 312
Release Reserve: Fav 36 64 571
Release Reserve: Opp 30 70 335
Invest Railways: Fav 31 69 768
Invest Railways: Opp 39 61 137
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 32 68 620
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 36 64 265
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 26 74 622
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 47 53 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 46 54 418
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 20 80 461
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 41 59 490
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 28 72 405
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 34 66 687
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 25 75 190
185
47: Thinking about politics these days, how would you describe your political viewpoint?
Very
liberal
Liberal Slightly
liberal
Moderate Slightly
conser-
vative
Conservative Very
conser-
vative
Don’t
Know
N
Likely Voters 5 13 8 29 11 17 11 4 1618
Male 4 14 9 28 11 19 12 4 755
Female 6 13 8 30 11 16 10 5 864
Age: 18-29 7 13 13 25 10 13 11 8 247
Age: 30-44 8 15 8 33 10 14 7 5 415
Age: 45-64 4 14 8 29 12 18 11 3 611
Age: 65+ 2 10 6 27 11 25 17 2 346
Ethnicity - White 5 13 8 29 11 18 12 4 1318
Ethnicity - Hispanic 11 11 10 35 11 6 12 5 144
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 8 14 11 31 9 16 3 8 208
Ethnicity - Other 4 21 14 21 14 11 12 4 69
Democrats (no lean) 11 26 13 31 6 7 3 4 639
Independents (no lean) 2 7 8 36 18 14 7 8 491
Republicans (no lean) 2 3 3 20 12 35 26 1 489
Democrats (lean) 9 25 14 33 5 8 2 4 778
Independents (lean) 3 4 4 43 18 10 1 16 202
Republicans (lean) 1 2 3 20 16 31 25 1 636
Liberal (1-3) 19 50 31 0 0 0 0 0 434
Moderate (4) 0 0 0 100 0 0 0 0 471
Conservative (5-7) 0 0 0 0 28 44 28 0 644
2010 Vote: Democrat 9 25 12 31 7 8 3 4 624
2010 Vote: Republican 2 3 3 24 13 32 24 2 583
2012 Vote: Democrat 9 23 13 33 7 9 2 5 787
2012 Vote: Republican 1 3 2 21 16 31 25 2 631
2014 Vote: Democrat 10 27 14 31 6 8 2 3 673
2014 Vote: Undecided 2 6 9 43 16 10 3 11 389
2014 Vote: Republican 2 2 1 17 15 34 27 1 557
186
47: Thinking about politics these days, how would you describe your political viewpoint?
Very
liberal
Liberal Slightly
liberal
Moderate Slightly
conser-
vative
Conservative Very
conser-
vative
Don’t
Know
N
Likely Voters 5 13 8 29 11 17 11 4 1618
Protestant 3 10 6 26 13 21 21 1 478
Roman Catholic 5 13 11 28 15 18 8 2 411
Ath./Agn./None 8 18 9 32 6 13 5 9 389
Something Else 5 14 8 31 12 17 7 6 339
Religiosity: Monthly+ 5 8 8 28 12 19 19 2 648
Religiosity: LT Monthly 5 17 9 30 11 17 6 6 970
Income: Under 50k 6 12 8 32 9 17 10 7 702
Income: 50k-100k 5 15 8 30 13 14 12 3 532
Income: 100k+ 5 13 10 23 12 23 12 2 384
Educ: < College 5 12 7 30 11 18 11 6 1064
Educ: Bachelors degree 4 15 9 31 11 16 12 1 359
Educ: Post-grad 7 15 14 21 15 19 9 0 195
Military HH 6 8 6 29 15 18 15 2 368
Not Military HH 5 15 9 29 10 17 10 5 1250
Urban 6 13 10 30 8 22 6 5 427
Suburban 5 14 9 28 15 16 11 3 750
Rural 5 11 6 30 9 16 16 6 441
Tea Party - Supporter 5 7 3 20 7 28 27 3 530
Tea Party - Not Supporter 5 17 11 34 13 12 3 5 1080
Northeast 7 13 10 24 10 22 9 5 295
Midwest 4 15 8 33 8 17 11 4 382
South 5 14 8 28 14 14 13 4 602
West 6 11 8 31 12 20 9 4 340
New England 7 23 12 27 9 12 7 1 84
Mid-Atlantic 7 10 9 23 10 25 9 6 211
East North Central 4 16 8 35 7 16 8 5 261
West North Central 4 12 8 29 9 18 17 3 121
South Atlantic 5 14 7 32 15 10 11 6 323
East South Central 6 8 2 21 15 21 24 3 104
West South Central 3 16 13 24 11 19 12 3 174
Mountain 7 3 6 33 11 21 12 6 109
Pacific 5 15 9 30 12 19 8 2 231
187
47: Thinking about politics these days, how would you describe your political viewpoint?
Very
liberal
Liberal Slightly
liberal
Moderate Slightly
conser-
vative
Conservative Very
conser-
vative
Don’t
Know
N
Likely Voters 5 13 8 29 11 17 11 4 1618
Increase Renew Res: Fav 6 15 9 30 12 18 7 3 702
Increase Renew Res: Opp 2 3 4 20 11 26 27 7 194
Promote Nuclear: Fav 4 10 7 30 12 18 14 4 494
Promote Nuclear: Opp 5 15 10 30 11 18 4 6 449
Increase Coal: Fav 3 11 6 26 12 20 17 5 490
Increase Coal: Opp 7 19 10 33 13 12 3 4 397
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 4 8 9 27 13 23 15 2 596
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 10 24 8 33 8 9 3 5 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 5 15 8 33 11 15 9 4 780
Require Effic Cars: Opp 6 3 4 16 13 38 15 5 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 6 15 10 29 11 13 12 4 597
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 2 4 8 26 12 25 17 6 258
More Drilling Land: Fav 4 7 8 26 13 22 15 5 535
More Drilling Land: Opp 9 22 10 34 8 10 3 4 365
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 7 16 8 30 11 17 8 3 723
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 7 7 8 28 8 17 21 4 176
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 5 17 6 34 12 16 6 4 658
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 5 7 8 28 8 16 20 7 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 5 9 5 26 14 22 15 3 432
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 4 17 10 34 9 11 8 6 441
188
47: Thinking about politics these days, how would you describe your political viewpoint?
Very
liberal
Liberal Slightly
liberal
Moderate Slightly
conser-
vative
Conservative Very
conser-
vative
Don’t
Know
N
Likely Voters 5 13 8 29 11 17 11 4 1618
Ethanol Research: Fav 6 17 10 28 11 17 7 4 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 3 8 7 28 10 21 20 4 386
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 7 22 12 30 10 11 5 3 230
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 4 10 6 26 12 21 15 5 631
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 8 18 10 31 10 11 7 4 573
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 3 5 7 28 14 23 15 5 316
Release Reserve: Fav 6 13 10 27 12 18 11 3 575
Release Reserve: Opp 3 16 7 33 9 18 9 5 335
Invest Railways: Fav 5 13 9 32 11 16 10 4 772
Invest Railways: Opp 2 10 5 20 10 32 13 7 139
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 5 15 10 30 11 16 9 4 624
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 5 10 6 31 12 20 10 5 265
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 6 14 11 29 10 17 8 5 624
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 3 6 4 28 9 21 23 5 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 3 11 5 23 10 23 20 6 421
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 7 23 10 28 12 13 4 4 464
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 3 8 9 29 11 16 18 6 493
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 7 19 10 22 13 16 9 3 405
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 5 13 8 29 13 18 12 4 692
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 7 8 9 37 11 14 10 4 191
189
48: Thinking about politics these days, how would you describe your political viewpoint?
Liberal (1-3) Moderate (4) Conservative
(5-7)
N
Likely Voters 28 30 42 1549
Male 28 29 44 727
Female 28 32 40 822
Age: 18-29 36 27 37 226
Age: 30-44 33 34 33 393
Age: 45-64 27 30 42 590
Age: 65+ 19 28 53 339
Ethnicity - White 26 30 43 1271
Ethnicity - Hispanic 34 37 30 137
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 35 34 31 191
Ethnicity - Other 40 22 38 67
Democrats (no lean) 52 33 16 614
Independents (no lean) 18 39 43 452
Republicans (no lean) 7 20 73 483
Democrats (lean) 50 34 16 748
Independents (lean) 13 52 35 170
Republicans (lean) 6 20 74 629
Liberal (1-3) 100 0 0 434
Moderate (4) 0 100 0 471
Conservative (5-7) 0 0 100 644
2010 Vote: Democrat 48 32 19 599
2010 Vote: Republican 7 24 69 573
2012 Vote: Democrat 47 35 18 751
2012 Vote: Republican 6 21 73 621
2014 Vote: Democrat 52 32 16 653
2014 Vote: Undecided 19 49 33 345
2014 Vote: Republican 5 17 77 550
190
48: Thinking about politics these days, how would you describe your political viewpoint?
Liberal (1-3) Moderate (4) Conservative
(5-7)
N
Likely Voters 28 30 42 1549
Protestant 19 26 55 473
Roman Catholic 30 29 41 402
Ath./Agn./None 38 36 26 355
Something Else 29 33 38 318
Religiosity: Monthly+ 21 28 50 638
Religiosity: LT Monthly 33 32 35 911
Income: Under 50k 28 34 38 655
Income: 50k-100k 28 31 41 515
Income: 100k+ 28 23 48 378
Educ: < College 26 32 42 999
Educ: Bachelors degree 29 31 40 355
Educ: Post-grad 36 21 43 195
Military HH 21 29 49 360
Not Military HH 30 31 39 1189
Urban 32 32 37 405
Suburban 28 29 43 730
Rural 24 32 44 414
Tea Party - Supporter 15 21 64 515
Tea Party - Not Supporter 34 35 30 1027
Northeast 32 26 42 281
Midwest 28 35 37 365
South 27 29 43 575
West 26 32 42 327
New England 43 28 29 83
Mid-Atlantic 27 25 48 198
East North Central 29 37 34 247
West North Central 25 30 45 117
South Atlantic 28 34 38 305
East South Central 17 21 62 101
West South Central 32 25 43 169
Mountain 17 35 48 102
Pacific 30 30 40 225
191
48: Thinking about politics these days, how would you describe your political viewpoint?
Liberal (1-3) Moderate (4) Conservative
(5-7)
N
Likely Voters 28 30 42 1549
Increase Renew Res: Fav 32 31 37 680
Increase Renew Res: Opp 9 22 69 180
Promote Nuclear: Fav 23 31 46 476
Promote Nuclear: Opp 32 32 36 420
Increase Coal: Fav 22 27 51 464
Increase Coal: Opp 37 34 29 381
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 21 28 51 586
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 44 35 21 282
Require Effic Cars: Fav 30 34 36 752
Require Effic Cars: Opp 14 17 69 98
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 32 31 38 572
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 15 28 57 242
More Drilling Land: Fav 20 27 53 508
More Drilling Land: Opp 43 35 22 349
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 32 31 38 698
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 23 29 48 168
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 30 35 35 633
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 22 30 48 198
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 19 27 53 418
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 34 36 30 416
192
48: Thinking about politics these days, how would you describe your political viewpoint?
Liberal (1-3) Moderate (4) Conservative
(5-7)
N
Likely Voters 28 30 42 1549
Ethanol Research: Fav 34 30 37 485
Ethanol Research: Opp 18 29 53 369
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 42 31 27 224
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 21 28 51 599
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 38 32 30 548
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 15 29 56 301
Release Reserve: Fav 30 28 42 556
Release Reserve: Opp 27 35 38 319
Invest Railways: Fav 28 34 38 741
Invest Railways: Opp 19 21 60 129
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 31 31 38 598
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 23 33 44 251
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 32 30 37 596
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 14 29 56 242
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 20 25 56 396
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 41 29 30 446
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 21 31 48 463
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 38 23 39 392
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 26 30 44 668
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 25 39 36 183
193
49: Thinking about politics these days, how would you describe your political viewpoint?
Liberal (1-2) Moderate (3-5) Conservative
(6-7)
N
Likely Voters 19 51 30 1549
Male 18 49 32 727
Female 20 52 28 822
Age: 18-29 22 52 26 226
Age: 30-44 24 54 22 393
Age: 45-64 19 51 29 590
Age: 65+ 13 45 42 339
Ethnicity - White 18 50 31 1271
Ethnicity - Hispanic 23 59 18 137
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 24 55 21 191
Ethnicity - Other 26 50 24 67
Democrats (no lean) 38 52 10 614
Independents (no lean) 9 68 23 452
Republicans (no lean) 4 34 61 483
Democrats (lean) 35 55 10 748
Independents (lean) 8 78 14 170
Republicans (lean) 3 39 57 629
Liberal (1-3) 69 31 0 434
Moderate (4) 0 100 0 471
Conservative (5-7) 0 28 72 644
2010 Vote: Democrat 36 52 12 599
2010 Vote: Republican 4 40 56 573
2012 Vote: Democrat 33 56 11 751
2012 Vote: Republican 4 39 57 621
2014 Vote: Democrat 38 52 10 653
2014 Vote: Undecided 8 77 15 345
2014 Vote: Republican 4 34 62 550
194
49: Thinking about politics these days, how would you describe your political viewpoint?
Liberal (1-2) Moderate (3-5) Conservative
(6-7)
N
Likely Voters 19 51 30 1549
Protestant 13 44 43 473
Roman Catholic 18 56 26 402
Ath./Agn./None 28 52 20 355
Something Else 20 54 26 318
Religiosity: Monthly+ 14 48 38 638
Religiosity: LT Monthly 23 53 24 911
Income: Under 50k 19 52 28 655
Income: 50k-100k 20 53 27 515
Income: 100k+ 18 46 36 378
Educ: < College 19 51 31 999
Educ: Bachelors degree 20 52 28 355
Educ: Post-grad 21 50 28 195
Military HH 15 51 34 360
Not Military HH 21 51 28 1189
Urban 21 51 29 405
Suburban 20 53 28 730
Rural 18 48 34 414
Tea Party - Supporter 12 31 57 515
Tea Party - Not Supporter 23 61 16 1027
Northeast 22 46 32 281
Midwest 20 51 29 365
South 19 52 29 575
West 18 52 30 327
New England 31 49 20 83
Mid-Atlantic 18 45 37 198
East North Central 21 53 26 247
West North Central 16 48 36 117
South Atlantic 20 58 22 305
East South Central 15 39 46 101
West South Central 19 50 32 169
Mountain 11 54 36 102
Pacific 21 52 27 225
195
49: Thinking about politics these days, how would you describe your political viewpoint?
Liberal (1-2) Moderate (3-5) Conservative
(6-7)
N
Likely Voters 19 51 30 1549
Increase Renew Res: Fav 22 53 25 680
Increase Renew Res: Opp 5 38 57 180
Promote Nuclear: Fav 15 51 33 476
Promote Nuclear: Opp 21 55 24 420
Increase Coal: Fav 15 46 38 464
Increase Coal: Opp 27 58 15 381
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 12 51 38 586
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 35 52 13 282
Require Effic Cars: Fav 21 54 24 752
Require Effic Cars: Opp 10 34 55 98
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 21 52 26 572
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 6 49 44 242
More Drilling Land: Fav 11 50 39 508
More Drilling Land: Opp 32 54 14 349
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 23 51 26 698
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 14 46 40 168
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 23 54 23 633
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 14 47 40 198
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 14 48 38 418
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 23 57 20 416
196
49: Thinking about politics these days, how would you describe your political viewpoint?
Liberal (1-2) Moderate (3-5) Conservative
(6-7)
N
Likely Voters 19 51 30 1549
Ethanol Research: Fav 24 51 25 485
Ethanol Research: Opp 11 46 43 369
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 30 54 17 224
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 15 47 38 599
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 27 53 20 548
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 8 51 41 301
Release Reserve: Fav 20 50 30 556
Release Reserve: Opp 20 51 29 319
Invest Railways: Fav 19 55 27 741
Invest Railways: Opp 13 38 49 129
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 21 52 27 598
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 16 52 32 251
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 21 52 27 596
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 10 44 46 242
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 15 40 45 396
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 31 51 18 446
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 11 52 37 463
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 27 47 26 392
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 18 51 31 668
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 16 59 25 183
197
50: Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish back-
ground?
Yes No N
Likely Voters 9 91 1618
Male 7 93 755
Female 11 89 864
Age: 18-29 20 80 247
Age: 30-44 15 85 415
Age: 45-64 5 95 611
Age: 65+ 1 99 346
Ethnicity - White 8 92 1318
Ethnicity - Hispanic 100 0 144
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 5 95 208
Ethnicity - Other 0 100 69
Democrats (no lean) 10 90 639
Independents (no lean) 9 91 491
Republicans (no lean) 7 93 489
Democrats (lean) 10 90 778
Independents (lean) 11 89 202
Republicans (lean) 7 93 636
Liberal (1-3) 11 89 434
Moderate (4) 11 89 471
Conservative (5-7) 6 94 644
2010 Vote: Democrat 9 91 624
2010 Vote: Republican 8 92 583
2012 Vote: Democrat 10 90 787
2012 Vote: Republican 7 93 631
2014 Vote: Democrat 11 89 673
2014 Vote: Undecided 8 92 389
2014 Vote: Republican 7 93 557
198
50: Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish back-
ground?
Yes No N
Likely Voters 9 91 1618
Protestant 5 95 478
Roman Catholic 16 84 411
Ath./Agn./None 10 90 389
Something Else 5 95 339
Religiosity: Monthly+ 10 90 648
Religiosity: LT Monthly 8 92 970
Income: Under 50k 9 91 702
Income: 50k-100k 9 91 532
Income: 100k+ 9 91 384
Educ: < College 7 93 1064
Educ: Bachelors degree 13 87 359
Educ: Post-grad 10 90 195
Military HH 9 91 368
Not Military HH 9 91 1250
Urban 12 88 427
Suburban 9 91 750
Rural 6 94 441
Tea Party - Supporter 11 89 530
Tea Party - Not Supporter 8 92 1080
Northeast 8 92 295
Midwest 5 95 382
South 9 91 602
West 13 87 340
New England 2 98 84
Mid-Atlantic 10 90 211
East North Central 5 95 261
West North Central 6 94 121
South Atlantic 9 91 323
East South Central 2 98 104
West South Central 15 85 174
Mountain 6 94 109
Pacific 16 84 231
199
50: Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish back-
ground?
Yes No N
Likely Voters 9 91 1618
Increase Renew Res: Fav 10 90 702
Increase Renew Res: Opp 7 93 194
Promote Nuclear: Fav 8 92 494
Promote Nuclear: Opp 11 89 449
Increase Coal: Fav 8 92 490
Increase Coal: Opp 9 91 397
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 5 95 596
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 9 91 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 8 92 780
Require Effic Cars: Opp 11 89 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 9 91 597
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 9 91 258
More Drilling Land: Fav 8 92 535
More Drilling Land: Opp 12 88 365
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 10 90 723
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 8 92 176
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 9 91 658
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 7 93 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 9 91 432
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 10 90 441
200
50: Are you, yourself, of Hispanic origin or descent, such as Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or some other Spanish back-
ground?
Yes No N
Likely Voters 9 91 1618
Ethanol Research: Fav 9 91 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 8 92 386
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 11 89 230
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 9 91 631
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 9 91 573
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 10 90 316
Release Reserve: Fav 8 92 575
Release Reserve: Opp 9 91 335
Invest Railways: Fav 8 92 772
Invest Railways: Opp 10 90 139
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 10 90 624
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 11 89 265
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 9 91 624
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 11 89 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 8 92 421
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 9 91 464
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 12 88 493
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 9 91 405
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 8 92 692
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 9 91 191
201
51: Which term below best describes your race or background?
American
Indian
Asian
American
Black White Other N
Likely Voters 1 3 13 81 2 1618
Male 0 2 7 89 1 755
Female 1 5 18 74 2 864
Age: 18-29 0 9 17 70 3 247
Age: 30-44 1 5 16 76 2 415
Age: 45-64 1 1 13 83 1 611
Age: 65+ 0 1 7 92 0 346
Ethnicity - White 0 0 0 100 0 1318
Ethnicity - Hispanic 2 2 7 77 13 144
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 0 0 100 0 0 208
Ethnicity - Other 16 74 0 0 10 69
Democrats (no lean) 1 4 23 70 2 639
Independents (no lean) 1 2 11 84 2 491
Republicans (no lean) 1 3 1 94 1 489
Democrats (lean) 1 4 23 70 2 778
Independents (lean) 1 3 11 84 1 202
Republicans (lean) 1 3 1 94 1 636
Liberal (1-3) 1 5 15 77 2 434
Moderate (4) 1 2 14 81 2 471
Conservative (5-7) 1 3 9 86 1 644
2010 Vote: Democrat 1 3 23 72 1 624
2010 Vote: Republican 1 2 3 94 1 583
2012 Vote: Democrat 1 3 22 72 2 787
2012 Vote: Republican 1 2 1 95 1 631
2014 Vote: Democrat 1 4 24 68 2 673
2014 Vote: Undecided 1 3 10 85 2 389
2014 Vote: Republican 1 2 1 95 1 557
202
51: Which term below best describes your race or background?
American
Indian
Asian
American
Black White Other N
Likely Voters 1 3 13 81 2 1618
Protestant 1 2 11 85 1 478
Roman Catholic 0 3 4 90 3 411
Ath./Agn./None 1 5 11 81 2 389
Something Else 1 3 28 66 1 339
Religiosity: Monthly+ 1 3 18 77 1 648
Religiosity: LT Monthly 1 3 9 85 2 970
Income: Under 50k 1 2 19 76 2 702
Income: 50k-100k 2 4 10 83 1 532
Income: 100k+ 0 5 5 89 1 384
Educ: < College 1 2 14 81 2 1064
Educ: Bachelors degree 1 7 11 80 2 359
Educ: Post-grad 0 6 9 84 1 195
Military HH 0 2 8 88 1 368
Not Military HH 1 4 14 79 2 1250
Urban 1 3 24 70 3 427
Suburban 0 5 10 83 1 750
Rural 2 0 7 90 1 441
Tea Party - Supporter 1 3 8 87 1 530
Tea Party - Not Supporter 1 3 15 79 2 1080
Northeast 0 2 10 85 2 295
Midwest 1 3 7 89 2 382
South 1 2 21 75 1 602
West 1 7 8 82 2 340
New England 0 2 10 87 0 84
Mid-Atlantic 0 2 11 84 2 211
East North Central 1 3 6 87 2 261
West North Central 0 2 7 91 0 121
South Atlantic 1 3 24 72 1 323
East South Central 0 0 19 81 0 104
West South Central 2 3 17 77 1 174
Mountain 2 2 5 89 2 109
Pacific 1 9 9 78 3 231
203
51: Which term below best describes your race or background?
American
Indian
Asian
American
Black White Other N
Likely Voters 1 3 13 81 2 1618
Increase Renew Res: Fav 1 4 10 83 1 702
Increase Renew Res: Opp 1 3 16 80 0 194
Promote Nuclear: Fav 1 4 7 88 1 494
Promote Nuclear: Opp 1 2 20 74 3 449
Increase Coal: Fav 1 3 12 83 2 490
Increase Coal: Opp 0 4 10 85 2 397
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 1 3 12 84 1 596
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 0 3 18 77 2 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 1 3 12 83 1 780
Require Effic Cars: Opp 1 1 13 84 1 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 1 5 12 80 2 597
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 0 2 11 85 2 258
More Drilling Land: Fav 1 3 12 84 1 535
More Drilling Land: Opp 1 3 14 79 3 365
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 1 4 12 83 1 723
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 1 2 13 81 3 176
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 1 3 13 81 2 658
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 1 2 12 85 1 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 1 4 14 79 1 432
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 1 4 10 83 2 441
204
51: Which term below best describes your race or background?
American
Indian
Asian
American
Black White Other N
Likely Voters 1 3 13 81 2 1618
Ethanol Research: Fav 1 3 14 81 1 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 1 3 8 87 2 386
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 1 8 13 75 2 230
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 1 2 13 83 1 631
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 1 3 13 82 2 573
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 0 3 16 80 2 316
Release Reserve: Fav 1 4 16 78 1 575
Release Reserve: Opp 1 4 15 78 2 335
Invest Railways: Fav 1 3 12 83 1 772
Invest Railways: Opp 1 6 18 73 3 139
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 1 3 12 83 2 624
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 1 2 16 78 2 265
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 1 3 13 80 2 624
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 0 3 16 79 2 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 1 4 13 81 1 421
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 1 2 15 80 2 464
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 1 3 13 81 2 493
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 1 4 13 80 1 405
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 0 3 13 82 2 692
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 2 3 13 81 1 191
205
52: Are you a member of a labor union?
Public Sector
Union
Private Sector
Union
Not in Labor
Union
N
Likely Voters 4 3 93 1617
Male 4 5 91 754
Female 4 2 94 863
Age: 18-29 4 3 93 246
Age: 30-44 5 4 90 415
Age: 45-64 5 3 93 611
Age: 65+ 1 2 96 346
Ethnicity - White 3 3 93 1317
Ethnicity - Hispanic 7 8 84 144
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 5 2 93 208
Ethnicity - Other 11 2 86 69
Democrats (no lean) 6 4 90 639
Independents (no lean) 2 2 96 490
Republicans (no lean) 4 3 94 488
Democrats (lean) 5 4 91 778
Independents (lean) 4 1 95 202
Republicans (lean) 3 2 95 635
Liberal (1-3) 7 6 87 434
Moderate (4) 2 3 95 470
Conservative (5-7) 3 2 96 643
2010 Vote: Democrat 6 5 89 624
2010 Vote: Republican 2 2 96 582
2012 Vote: Democrat 5 4 91 787
2012 Vote: Republican 3 2 95 630
2014 Vote: Democrat 5 5 89 673
2014 Vote: Undecided 4 1 94 389
2014 Vote: Republican 2 2 96 556
206
52: Are you a member of a labor union?
Public Sector
Union
Private Sector
Union
Not in Labor
Union
N
Likely Voters 4 3 93 1617
Protestant 3 3 94 478
Roman Catholic 7 3 90 411
Ath./Agn./None 3 4 93 389
Something Else 2 2 95 338
Religiosity: Monthly+ 4 3 93 648
Religiosity: LT Monthly 4 3 93 969
Income: Under 50k 3 2 95 701
Income: 50k-100k 4 5 91 531
Income: 100k+ 6 2 92 384
Educ: < College 3 3 94 1063
Educ: Bachelors degree 5 3 92 359
Educ: Post-grad 7 2 90 195
Military HH 4 5 91 368
Not Military HH 4 3 94 1250
Urban 4 3 93 427
Suburban 5 4 92 750
Rural 2 2 95 441
Tea Party - Supporter 4 3 93 529
Tea Party - Not Supporter 4 3 93 1080
Northeast 7 4 89 295
Midwest 4 6 91 381
South 2 2 96 602
West 5 2 94 339
New England 2 0 98 84
Mid-Atlantic 9 5 86 211
East North Central 4 3 93 261
West North Central 3 11 86 121
South Atlantic 3 2 95 323
East South Central 3 1 95 104
West South Central 1 1 98 174
Mountain 3 1 96 108
Pacific 6 2 93 231
207
52: Are you a member of a labor union?
Public Sector
Union
Private Sector
Union
Not in Labor
Union
N
Likely Voters 4 3 93 1617
Increase Renew Res: Fav 4 4 93 700
Increase Renew Res: Opp 4 3 93 194
Promote Nuclear: Fav 5 2 93 494
Promote Nuclear: Opp 5 1 93 449
Increase Coal: Fav 5 2 93 490
Increase Coal: Opp 4 4 91 396
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 3 2 96 595
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 4 4 91 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 5 5 91 780
Require Effic Cars: Opp 3 2 95 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 5 4 92 597
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 3 3 93 258
More Drilling Land: Fav 5 3 92 535
More Drilling Land: Opp 3 5 92 365
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 3 4 93 721
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 5 3 92 176
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 3 4 93 658
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 5 1 94 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 6 2 93 432
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 4 4 92 441
208
52: Are you a member of a labor union?
Public Sector
Union
Private Sector
Union
Not in Labor
Union
N
Likely Voters 4 3 93 1617
Ethanol Research: Fav 3 3 95 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 2 3 95 386
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 7 7 86 230
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 4 1 95 631
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 5 4 91 572
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 3 2 96 315
Release Reserve: Fav 5 4 91 575
Release Reserve: Opp 2 2 96 335
Invest Railways: Fav 3 4 93 771
Invest Railways: Opp 4 0 95 139
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 3 3 94 623
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 2 3 95 264
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 5 3 92 623
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 3 3 94 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 5 2 93 421
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 3 4 93 464
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 4 2 93 493
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 5 3 92 404
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 4 2 94 692
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 4 4 92 191
209
53: What is your current marital status?
Single,
never
married
Married Separated Divorced Widowed Living
with a
partner
N
Likely Voters 18 58 2 11 7 5 1618
Male 20 59 2 8 6 5 755
Female 16 57 2 13 7 5 864
Age: 18-29 55 31 3 1 0 10 247
Age: 30-44 22 61 2 8 0 7 415
Age: 45-64 10 63 2 16 4 4 611
Age: 65+ 1 63 1 12 22 1 346
Ethnicity - White 15 60 2 11 7 5 1318
Ethnicity - Hispanic 23 61 4 3 2 7 144
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 31 44 3 14 3 5 208
Ethnicity - Other 34 58 0 4 2 3 69
Democrats (no lean) 22 54 2 10 6 5 639
Independents (no lean) 16 56 3 12 5 7 491
Republicans (no lean) 15 64 1 10 8 3 489
Democrats (lean) 22 55 2 11 6 6 778
Independents (lean) 20 55 3 13 2 6 202
Republicans (lean) 13 62 2 10 9 4 636
Liberal (1-3) 21 55 3 8 6 6 434
Moderate (4) 18 54 1 16 7 4 471
Conservative (5-7) 14 64 2 9 7 4 644
2010 Vote: Democrat 16 59 2 12 7 5 624
2010 Vote: Republican 12 65 2 11 8 3 583
2012 Vote: Democrat 21 54 2 11 6 6 787
2012 Vote: Republican 11 64 2 11 8 4 631
2014 Vote: Democrat 22 53 2 11 6 6 673
2014 Vote: Undecided 17 58 1 13 5 6 389
2014 Vote: Republican 14 63 2 9 8 4 557
210
53: What is your current marital status?
Single,
never
married
Married Separated Divorced Widowed Living
with a
partner
N
Likely Voters 18 58 2 11 7 5 1618
Protestant 12 65 1 11 9 2 478
Roman Catholic 14 60 2 10 9 5 411
Ath./Agn./None 27 51 2 8 3 10 389
Something Else 23 51 3 14 5 3 339
Religiosity: Monthly+ 15 61 3 11 7 2 648
Religiosity: LT Monthly 20 55 1 10 6 7 970
Income: Under 50k 25 41 3 14 10 6 702
Income: 50k-100k 13 68 1 10 5 4 532
Income: 100k+ 12 75 0 6 3 5 384
Educ: < College 20 52 2 11 9 6 1064
Educ: Bachelors degree 16 69 0 8 3 4 359
Educ: Post-grad 12 66 2 13 3 3 195
Military HH 11 66 2 8 9 4 368
Not Military HH 20 55 2 12 6 5 1250
Urban 24 50 3 11 5 7 427
Suburban 16 61 1 10 6 5 750
Rural 16 59 2 11 9 3 441
Tea Party - Supporter 17 57 3 10 7 7 530
Tea Party - Not Supporter 18 58 2 11 6 4 1080
Northeast 14 65 3 11 3 5 295
Midwest 19 59 2 8 6 6 382
South 17 56 2 13 8 4 602
West 23 53 2 9 8 5 340
New England 13 73 1 7 3 3 84
Mid-Atlantic 15 62 3 12 3 6 211
East North Central 19 55 2 9 7 8 261
West North Central 20 66 2 4 5 4 121
South Atlantic 18 55 2 15 6 4 323
East South Central 19 50 3 15 11 2 104
West South Central 12 60 1 11 11 5 174
Mountain 21 58 2 11 6 1 109
Pacific 24 51 1 8 8 7 231
211
53: What is your current marital status?
Single,
never
married
Married Separated Divorced Widowed Living
with a
partner
N
Likely Voters 18 58 2 11 7 5 1618
Increase Renew Res: Fav 19 58 2 11 8 3 702
Increase Renew Res: Opp 13 58 5 12 8 4 194
Promote Nuclear: Fav 17 62 2 9 9 2 494
Promote Nuclear: Opp 21 57 1 11 4 5 449
Increase Coal: Fav 16 60 2 10 6 6 490
Increase Coal: Opp 22 52 2 12 6 6 397
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 14 62 2 11 8 4 596
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 24 52 1 11 5 6 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 18 56 2 11 7 6 780
Require Effic Cars: Opp 24 52 5 8 5 6 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 19 57 1 12 6 5 597
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 17 59 4 10 5 5 258
More Drilling Land: Fav 16 59 2 11 5 7 535
More Drilling Land: Opp 23 52 4 11 6 3 365
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 15 63 1 11 5 6 723
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 27 45 3 13 9 4 176
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 19 56 1 12 6 7 658
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 20 52 5 12 9 2 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 15 60 2 9 11 4 432
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 21 55 2 13 4 5 441
212
53: What is your current marital status?
Single,
never
married
Married Separated Divorced Widowed Living
with a
partner
N
Likely Voters 18 58 2 11 7 5 1618
Ethanol Research: Fav 21 57 1 10 6 6 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 16 60 1 11 7 4 386
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 21 59 1 8 9 3 230
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 15 59 2 11 7 5 631
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 17 60 2 12 6 4 573
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 15 60 4 12 7 3 316
Release Reserve: Fav 17 56 2 10 9 6 575
Release Reserve: Opp 18 58 2 11 7 5 335
Invest Railways: Fav 17 58 2 12 7 5 772
Invest Railways: Opp 19 59 2 12 2 7 139
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 17 58 3 10 8 5 624
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 22 59 3 9 2 5 265
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 19 61 2 9 5 4 624
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 23 54 3 11 4 4 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 21 56 1 9 7 5 421
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 14 59 2 11 7 7 464
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 22 54 1 11 6 6 493
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 16 56 3 9 10 6 405
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 18 58 2 11 6 6 692
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 15 58 2 11 8 6 191
213
54: Would you describe yourself as a ’born-again’ or evangelical Christian, or not? (Among Protestants)
Yes No N
Likely Voters 52 48 471
Male 47 53 239
Female 57 43 232
Age: 18-29 45 55 32
Age: 30-44 55 45 81
Age: 45-64 55 45 179
Age: 65+ 48 52 179
Ethnicity - White 48 52 401
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 74 26 54
Democrats (no lean) 41 59 131
Independents (no lean) 60 40 140
Republicans (no lean) 53 47 201
Democrats (lean) 42 58 168
Independents (lean) 53 47 54
Republicans (lean) 58 42 249
Liberal (1-3) 27 73 86
Moderate (4) 42 58 119
Conservative (5-7) 65 35 261
2010 Vote: Democrat 43 57 152
2010 Vote: Republican 59 41 230
2012 Vote: Democrat 44 56 168
2012 Vote: Republican 54 46 251
2014 Vote: Democrat 43 57 146
2014 Vote: Undecided 46 54 101
2014 Vote: Republican 60 40 224
214
54: Would you describe yourself as a ’born-again’ or evangelical Christian, or not? (Among Protestants)
Yes No N
Likely Voters 52 48 471
Protestant 52 48 471
Religiosity: Monthly+ 68 32 260
Religiosity: LT Monthly 31 69 211
Income: Under 50k 63 37 195
Income: 50k-100k 56 44 165
Income: 100k+ 24 76 111
Educ: < College 58 42 306
Educ: Bachelors degree 39 61 103
Educ: Post-grad 40 60 62
Military HH 57 43 148
Not Military HH 49 51 323
Urban 55 45 79
Suburban 44 56 218
Rural 59 41 174
Tea Party - Supporter 70 30 165
Tea Party - Not Supporter 42 58 304
Northeast 35 65 73
Midwest 49 51 101
South 59 41 208
West 51 49 89
Mid-Atlantic 45 55 49
East North Central 59 41 56
West North Central 36 64 45
South Atlantic 50 50 94
East South Central 74 26 52
West South Central 60 40 62
Mountain 59 41 32
Pacific 47 53 57
215
54: Would you describe yourself as a ’born-again’ or evangelical Christian, or not? (Among Protestants)
Yes No N
Likely Voters 52 48 471
Increase Renew Res: Fav 46 54 204
Increase Renew Res: Opp 51 49 71
Promote Nuclear: Fav 47 53 148
Promote Nuclear: Opp 50 50 114
Increase Coal: Fav 61 39 146
Increase Coal: Opp 47 53 104
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 63 37 205
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 29 71 62
Require Effic Cars: Fav 48 52 220
Require Effic Cars: Opp 56 44 30
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 57 43 176
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 50 50 68
More Drilling Land: Fav 54 46 162
More Drilling Land: Opp 46 54 84
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 43 57 196
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 54 46 48
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 52 48 172
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 56 44 69
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 55 45 148
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 44 56 113
216
54: Would you describe yourself as a ’born-again’ or evangelical Christian, or not? (Among Protestants)
Yes No N
Likely Voters 52 48 471
Ethanol Research: Fav 47 53 144
Ethanol Research: Opp 53 47 126
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 38 62 61
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 59 41 216
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 51 49 162
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 58 42 83
Release Reserve: Fav 53 47 158
Release Reserve: Opp 48 52 88
Invest Railways: Fav 53 47 231
Invest Railways: Opp 64 36 53
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 44 56 168
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 59 41 83
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 48 52 143
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 58 42 90
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 51 49 137
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 55 45 138
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 54 46 147
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 55 45 134
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 55 45 218
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 40 60 62
217
55: Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services–more than once a week, once a week, once
or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never?
More
than
once a
week
Once a
week
Once or
twice a
month
A few
times a
year
Seldom Never N
Likely Voters 10 21 9 17 22 21 1618
Male 10 18 9 16 25 22 755
Female 9 23 10 19 19 19 864
Age: 18-29 11 16 15 18 17 23 247
Age: 30-44 8 18 13 17 21 22 415
Age: 45-64 8 21 7 21 24 20 611
Age: 65+ 15 28 5 12 23 19 346
Ethnicity - White 8 20 9 17 23 22 1318
Ethnicity - Hispanic 11 19 15 18 15 22 144
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 20 27 9 18 12 15 208
Ethnicity - Other 6 24 9 22 22 18 69
Democrats (no lean) 6 22 9 18 20 25 639
Independents (no lean) 9 16 7 17 26 25 491
Republicans (no lean) 14 25 12 17 21 11 489
Democrats (lean) 8 20 8 18 21 25 778
Independents (lean) 8 15 7 18 28 25 202
Republicans (lean) 13 25 11 17 20 14 636
Liberal (1-3) 9 15 8 16 20 32 434
Moderate (4) 8 20 11 17 25 20 471
Conservative (5-7) 13 28 9 18 20 12 644
2010 Vote: Democrat 9 23 8 16 19 26 624
2010 Vote: Republican 11 27 11 16 22 13 583
2012 Vote: Democrat 8 19 9 17 21 26 787
2012 Vote: Republican 11 27 10 16 22 13 631
2014 Vote: Democrat 8 19 8 18 22 26 673
2014 Vote: Undecided 8 14 9 18 28 22 389
2014 Vote: Republican 13 28 11 17 18 13 557
218
55: Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services–more than once a week, once a week, once
or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never?
More
than
once a
week
Once a
week
Once or
twice a
month
A few
times a
year
Seldom Never N
Likely Voters 10 21 9 17 22 21 1618
Protestant 18 28 9 17 20 8 478
Roman Catholic 6 28 13 21 19 13 411
Ath./Agn./None 1 6 3 10 30 50 389
Something Else 11 21 12 22 18 15 339
Religiosity: Monthly+ 24 53 23 0 0 0 648
Religiosity: LT Monthly 0 0 0 29 37 34 970
Income: Under 50k 11 21 8 16 24 20 702
Income: 50k-100k 9 25 10 17 21 19 532
Income: 100k+ 7 17 12 20 19 24 384
Educ: < College 11 21 8 16 22 22 1064
Educ: Bachelors degree 7 22 11 21 22 17 359
Educ: Post-grad 8 23 13 17 21 18 195
Military HH 14 24 9 16 19 18 368
Not Military HH 8 20 9 18 23 21 1250
Urban 8 15 8 16 27 26 427
Suburban 8 22 11 20 21 19 750
Rural 14 25 8 15 19 18 441
Tea Party - Supporter 15 27 10 18 19 11 530
Tea Party - Not Supporter 7 18 9 17 23 26 1080
Northeast 8 23 7 18 19 24 295
Midwest 9 20 11 17 24 19 382
South 12 25 9 19 21 14 602
West 8 13 8 15 24 30 340
New England 2 27 12 24 17 17 84
Mid-Atlantic 10 22 5 16 20 27 211
East North Central 6 19 14 17 26 17 261
West North Central 15 21 6 16 18 23 121
South Atlantic 10 23 10 19 20 17 323
East South Central 17 36 6 14 19 7 104
West South Central 12 22 11 20 22 13 174
Mountain 10 11 10 21 23 25 109
Pacific 8 14 8 12 25 33 231
219
55: Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services–more than once a week, once a week, once
or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never?
More
than
once a
week
Once a
week
Once or
twice a
month
A few
times a
year
Seldom Never N
Likely Voters 10 21 9 17 22 21 1618
Increase Renew Res: Fav 8 20 11 20 22 20 702
Increase Renew Res: Opp 10 28 7 14 25 15 194
Promote Nuclear: Fav 11 21 7 23 21 17 494
Promote Nuclear: Opp 8 19 10 15 26 23 449
Increase Coal: Fav 15 23 8 22 17 15 490
Increase Coal: Opp 6 12 8 14 33 27 397
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 12 25 9 19 19 16 596
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 3 13 10 15 27 31 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 10 18 9 16 24 23 780
Require Effic Cars: Opp 9 17 7 20 24 22 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 8 26 9 18 19 20 597
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 9 19 10 14 28 21 258
More Drilling Land: Fav 11 24 11 19 21 14 535
More Drilling Land: Opp 6 17 10 12 24 31 365
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 8 22 10 15 23 23 723
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 21 17 12 11 20 18 176
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 5 20 11 19 23 22 658
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 19 23 6 12 21 19 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 13 26 11 20 17 13 432
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 9 17 6 17 28 24 441
220
55: Aside from weddings and funerals, how often do you attend religious services–more than once a week, once a week, once
or twice a month, a few times a year, seldom, or never?
More
than
once a
week
Once a
week
Once or
twice a
month
A few
times a
year
Seldom Never N
Likely Voters 10 21 9 17 22 21 1618
Ethanol Research: Fav 13 18 9 18 20 21 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 7 24 7 13 27 23 386
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 9 22 10 15 20 24 230
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 12 20 9 19 20 21 631
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 8 25 10 14 19 24 573
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 9 24 10 21 20 16 316
Release Reserve: Fav 14 24 11 17 16 18 575
Release Reserve: Opp 5 17 8 17 30 23 335
Invest Railways: Fav 9 23 10 18 20 20 772
Invest Railways: Opp 20 18 6 15 23 18 139
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 6 24 8 16 23 23 624
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 11 16 8 20 28 18 265
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 6 22 10 17 22 23 624
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 17 23 7 18 17 17 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 11 24 14 18 20 13 421
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 9 17 8 18 24 25 464
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 11 25 11 17 17 19 493
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 11 16 8 16 23 26 405
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 10 22 9 21 19 19 692
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 6 23 7 15 24 24 191
221
56: Are you the parent or guardian of any children under 18 now living in your household?
Yes No N
Likely Voters 29 71 1618
Male 23 77 755
Female 35 65 864
Age: 18-29 32 68 247
Age: 30-44 61 39 415
Age: 45-64 20 80 611
Age: 65+ 5 95 346
Ethnicity - White 27 73 1318
Ethnicity - Hispanic 53 47 144
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 36 64 208
Ethnicity - Other 37 63 69
Democrats (no lean) 30 70 639
Independents (no lean) 27 73 491
Republicans (no lean) 30 70 489
Democrats (lean) 29 71 778
Independents (lean) 29 71 202
Republicans (lean) 29 71 636
Liberal (1-3) 29 71 434
Moderate (4) 32 68 471
Conservative (5-7) 27 73 644
2010 Vote: Democrat 29 71 624
2010 Vote: Republican 24 76 583
2012 Vote: Democrat 27 73 787
2012 Vote: Republican 30 70 631
2014 Vote: Democrat 29 71 673
2014 Vote: Undecided 31 69 389
2014 Vote: Republican 28 72 557
222
56: Are you the parent or guardian of any children under 18 now living in your household?
Yes No N
Likely Voters 29 71 1618
Protestant 21 79 478
Roman Catholic 27 73 411
Ath./Agn./None 34 66 389
Something Else 38 62 339
Religiosity: Monthly+ 34 66 648
Religiosity: LT Monthly 26 74 970
Income: Under 50k 25 75 702
Income: 50k-100k 34 66 532
Income: 100k+ 30 70 384
Educ: < College 28 72 1064
Educ: Bachelors degree 33 67 359
Educ: Post-grad 28 72 195
Military HH 23 77 368
Not Military HH 31 69 1250
Urban 30 70 427
Suburban 30 70 750
Rural 27 73 441
Tea Party - Supporter 36 64 530
Tea Party - Not Supporter 26 74 1080
Northeast 19 81 295
Midwest 31 69 382
South 33 67 602
West 30 70 340
New England 24 76 84
Mid-Atlantic 16 84 211
East North Central 30 70 261
West North Central 34 66 121
South Atlantic 35 65 323
East South Central 33 67 104
West South Central 29 71 174
Mountain 28 72 109
Pacific 30 70 231
223
56: Are you the parent or guardian of any children under 18 now living in your household?
Yes No N
Likely Voters 29 71 1618
Increase Renew Res: Fav 32 68 702
Increase Renew Res: Opp 21 79 194
Promote Nuclear: Fav 27 73 494
Promote Nuclear: Opp 31 69 449
Increase Coal: Fav 31 69 490
Increase Coal: Opp 25 75 397
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 28 72 596
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 25 75 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 26 74 780
Require Effic Cars: Opp 30 70 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 28 72 597
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 26 74 258
More Drilling Land: Fav 34 66 535
More Drilling Land: Opp 35 65 365
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 33 67 723
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 32 68 176
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 33 67 658
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 29 71 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 32 68 432
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 26 74 441
224
56: Are you the parent or guardian of any children under 18 now living in your household?
Yes No N
Likely Voters 29 71 1618
Ethanol Research: Fav 29 71 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 28 72 386
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 31 69 230
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 29 71 631
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 26 74 573
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 35 65 316
Release Reserve: Fav 30 70 575
Release Reserve: Opp 30 70 335
Invest Railways: Fav 29 71 772
Invest Railways: Opp 28 72 139
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 23 77 624
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 35 65 265
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 31 69 624
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 31 69 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 29 71 421
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 29 71 464
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 28 72 493
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 22 78 405
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 31 69 692
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 25 75 191
225
57: Would you consider where you live
an urban area a suburban area a rural area N
Likely Voters 26 46 27 1618
Male 27 46 27 755
Female 26 47 27 864
Age: 18-29 38 44 18 247
Age: 30-44 29 48 23 415
Age: 45-64 24 46 30 611
Age: 65+ 19 47 33 346
Ethnicity - White 23 47 30 1318
Ethnicity - Hispanic 36 45 19 144
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 48 36 16 208
Ethnicity - Other 24 64 12 69
Democrats (no lean) 36 45 20 639
Independents (no lean) 24 44 32 491
Republicans (no lean) 17 51 32 489
Democrats (lean) 34 44 22 778
Independents (lean) 26 38 36 202
Republicans (lean) 16 52 32 636
Liberal (1-3) 29 48 23 434
Moderate (4) 27 45 28 471
Conservative (5-7) 23 48 29 644
2010 Vote: Democrat 33 43 24 624
2010 Vote: Republican 19 49 32 583
2012 Vote: Democrat 34 43 23 787
2012 Vote: Republican 18 51 30 631
2014 Vote: Democrat 38 43 20 673
2014 Vote: Undecided 22 44 34 389
2014 Vote: Republican 16 52 32 557
226
57: Would you consider where you live
an urban area a suburban area a rural area N
Likely Voters 26 46 27 1618
Protestant 17 46 37 478
Roman Catholic 27 53 20 411
Ath./Agn./None 33 41 26 389
Something Else 31 44 25 339
Religiosity: Monthly+ 21 47 32 648
Religiosity: LT Monthly 30 46 24 970
Income: Under 50k 31 37 32 702
Income: 50k-100k 20 52 28 532
Income: 100k+ 26 56 18 384
Educ: < College 26 41 32 1064
Educ: Bachelors degree 24 58 19 359
Educ: Post-grad 32 52 16 195
Military HH 19 49 32 368
Not Military HH 29 46 26 1250
Urban 100 0 0 427
Suburban 0 100 0 750
Rural 0 0 100 441
Tea Party - Supporter 23 46 30 530
Tea Party - Not Supporter 28 46 26 1080
Northeast 24 49 28 295
Midwest 23 50 27 382
South 24 45 30 602
West 36 42 23 340
New England 21 47 32 84
Mid-Atlantic 25 49 26 211
East North Central 24 52 24 261
West North Central 21 47 32 121
South Atlantic 28 48 24 323
East South Central 13 38 50 104
West South Central 26 44 30 174
Mountain 34 40 26 109
Pacific 37 42 21 231
227
57: Would you consider where you live
an urban area a suburban area a rural area N
Likely Voters 26 46 27 1618
Increase Renew Res: Fav 27 46 27 702
Increase Renew Res: Opp 21 51 28 194
Promote Nuclear: Fav 22 47 32 494
Promote Nuclear: Opp 35 38 26 449
Increase Coal: Fav 23 44 33 490
Increase Coal: Opp 26 50 24 397
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 27 47 27 596
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 36 40 24 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 25 49 26 780
Require Effic Cars: Opp 29 36 35 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 28 47 25 597
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 27 45 28 258
More Drilling Land: Fav 27 49 24 535
More Drilling Land: Opp 32 41 27 365
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 26 48 26 723
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 23 42 34 176
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 28 46 26 658
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 23 40 37 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 24 45 31 432
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 29 43 27 441
228
57: Would you consider where you live
an urban area a suburban area a rural area N
Likely Voters 26 46 27 1618
Ethanol Research: Fav 25 51 24 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 25 49 26 386
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 25 52 23 230
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 23 48 29 631
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 24 50 26 573
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 25 48 28 316
Release Reserve: Fav 25 47 28 575
Release Reserve: Opp 32 40 28 335
Invest Railways: Fav 24 48 27 772
Invest Railways: Opp 31 39 30 139
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 26 49 25 624
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 33 41 26 265
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 29 45 26 624
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 23 42 34 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 22 46 33 421
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 30 51 19 464
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 22 50 27 493
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 28 43 29 405
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 28 47 26 692
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 25 38 37 191
229
58: How would you describe your present employment situation?
Job in
the
private
sector
Job in
govern-
ment
Self-
employed
Home
-maker
Student Retired Un -
employed
Other N
Likely Voters 29 7 7 11 5 27 7 7 1618
Male 33 7 9 1 4 32 7 6 755
Female 26 6 6 20 5 22 7 7 864
Age: 18-29 29 6 4 12 25 0 16 8 247
Age: 30-44 45 10 10 18 2 1 5 9 415
Age: 45-64 31 9 8 10 1 25 9 8 611
Age: 65+ 8 1 6 4 0 80 1 1 346
Ethnicity - White 29 7 7 11 3 29 7 6 1318
Ethnicity - Hispanic 43 10 6 16 8 9 4 3 144
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 26 7 6 10 11 20 10 10 208
Ethnicity - Other 44 7 5 9 18 8 4 4 69
Democrats (no lean) 29 7 7 10 6 25 8 7 639
Independents (no lean) 32 4 9 10 6 23 8 8 491
Republicans (no lean) 28 9 5 15 2 31 6 5 489
Democrats (lean) 29 7 8 9 6 25 9 7 778
Independents (lean) 30 6 8 11 8 17 5 13 202
Republicans (lean) 29 7 6 13 2 31 6 4 636
Liberal (1-3) 36 8 8 8 5 20 8 6 434
Moderate (4) 29 6 7 11 4 26 8 8 471
Conservative (5-7) 27 7 7 13 3 32 6 5 644
2010 Vote: Democrat 33 8 7 9 3 28 6 6 624
2010 Vote: Republican 29 7 8 13 1 34 4 4 583
2012 Vote: Democrat 31 7 8 9 4 25 8 7 787
2012 Vote: Republican 31 7 7 10 2 33 5 4 631
2014 Vote: Democrat 31 7 9 9 6 24 8 7 673
2014 Vote: Undecided 32 7 6 11 5 21 7 10 389
2014 Vote: Republican 26 8 7 14 3 33 6 3 557
230
58: How would you describe your present employment situation?
Job in
the
private
sector
Job in
govern-
ment
Self-
employed
Home
-maker
Student Retired Un -
employed
Other N
Likely Voters 29 7 7 11 5 27 7 7 1618
Protestant 24 8 7 9 3 40 6 4 478
Roman Catholic 31 10 7 8 3 31 6 5 411
Ath./Agn./None 33 5 10 13 7 14 8 9 389
Something Else 31 5 6 16 6 17 11 9 339
Religiosity: Monthly+ 28 8 7 12 5 29 7 4 648
Religiosity: LT Monthly 31 6 7 11 5 25 8 8 970
Income: Under 50k 18 4 7 12 5 31 13 11 702
Income: 50k-100k 35 7 8 10 6 27 3 5 532
Income: 100k+ 43 12 7 11 2 19 4 1 384
Educ: < College 21 4 7 14 6 29 10 8 1064
Educ: Bachelors degree 52 11 6 6 2 18 3 2 359
Educ: Post-grad 33 15 10 4 1 30 2 6 195
Military HH 22 7 6 6 2 45 6 6 368
Not Military HH 32 7 8 13 5 21 8 7 1250
Urban 29 8 8 11 6 21 8 9 427
Suburban 34 7 6 10 4 28 7 4 750
Rural 22 5 9 13 5 30 8 8 441
Tea Party - Supporter 30 6 7 15 4 24 9 7 530
Tea Party - Not Supporter 29 7 8 9 5 28 7 7 1080
Northeast 40 8 5 6 4 29 5 4 295
Midwest 28 5 11 11 4 25 10 6 382
South 24 7 6 14 4 26 9 9 602
West 32 8 7 10 7 27 4 4 340
New England 41 4 11 8 4 23 4 5 84
Mid-Atlantic 39 9 3 5 3 31 5 4 211
East North Central 26 4 13 10 5 28 10 6 261
West North Central 31 9 7 15 2 19 9 8 121
South Atlantic 23 8 7 12 5 24 10 10 323
East South Central 25 8 5 13 4 25 7 12 104
West South Central 24 5 6 19 3 31 8 5 174
Mountain 27 7 5 8 10 34 4 5 109
Pacific 35 9 8 11 6 23 5 4 231
231
58: How would you describe your present employment situation?
Job in
the
private
sector
Job in
govern-
ment
Self-
employed
Home
-maker
Student Retired Un -
employed
Other N
Likely Voters 29 7 7 11 5 27 7 7 1618
Increase Renew Res: Fav 32 8 7 11 5 25 6 5 702
Increase Renew Res: Opp 22 4 4 10 4 40 6 9 194
Promote Nuclear: Fav 29 7 8 7 5 33 6 6 494
Promote Nuclear: Opp 25 8 9 15 7 19 10 8 449
Increase Coal: Fav 27 9 6 11 4 27 10 7 490
Increase Coal: Opp 32 5 10 9 5 25 7 8 397
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 27 8 6 14 3 29 6 6 596
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 35 5 9 9 6 18 8 10 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 31 6 8 9 4 29 7 7 780
Require Effic Cars: Opp 29 9 8 9 7 21 9 8 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 30 7 8 8 6 28 7 6 597
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 20 6 7 17 2 28 11 8 258
More Drilling Land: Fav 32 6 7 13 4 25 8 4 535
More Drilling Land: Opp 33 6 8 13 7 17 6 9 365
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 32 7 8 11 4 23 9 5 723
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 24 8 2 16 5 27 13 5 176
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 31 7 9 12 5 22 7 8 658
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 25 8 6 10 5 34 7 5 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 30 5 5 10 6 32 8 4 432
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 28 7 10 11 5 24 7 7 441
232
58: How would you describe your present employment situation?
Job in
the
private
sector
Job in
govern-
ment
Self-
employed
Home
-maker
Student Retired Un -
employed
Other N
Likely Voters 29 7 7 11 5 27 7 7 1618
Ethanol Research: Fav 33 7 5 11 4 25 7 8 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 25 7 9 12 3 32 8 4 386
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 38 7 8 9 5 26 4 4 230
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 28 7 6 11 4 29 8 7 631
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 31 10 8 8 4 25 7 7 573
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 28 5 5 14 5 30 7 6 316
Release Reserve: Fav 27 8 6 11 4 30 7 7 575
Release Reserve: Opp 28 5 10 12 5 26 5 9 335
Invest Railways: Fav 31 7 7 10 4 26 7 7 772
Invest Railways: Opp 20 6 7 21 7 26 8 5 139
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 30 6 9 9 5 28 7 5 624
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 23 9 8 13 5 21 8 12 265
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 33 6 9 11 5 24 6 5 624
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 26 7 5 12 5 27 9 9 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 30 6 7 10 5 27 10 6 421
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 30 8 7 8 3 30 5 10 464
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 28 9 7 12 6 25 7 6 493
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 27 6 6 9 4 34 7 7 405
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 31 6 6 16 5 25 7 6 692
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 28 5 5 6 4 36 11 5 191
233
59: Many people weren’t able to vote in the election for President and other offices in 2012. How about you? Were you able
to vote, or for some reason were you unable to vote?
Yes, voted in 2012 No, did not vote in
2012
N
Likely Voters 92 8 1618
Male 94 6 755
Female 90 10 864
Age: 18-29 79 21 247
Age: 30-44 94 6 415
Age: 45-64 93 7 611
Age: 65+ 96 4 346
Ethnicity - White 93 7 1318
Ethnicity - Hispanic 93 7 144
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 89 11 208
Ethnicity - Other 84 16 69
Democrats (no lean) 94 6 639
Independents (no lean) 86 14 491
Republicans (no lean) 94 6 489
Democrats (lean) 93 7 778
Independents (lean) 84 16 202
Republicans (lean) 93 7 636
Liberal (1-3) 93 7 434
Moderate (4) 91 9 471
Conservative (5-7) 93 7 644
2010 Vote: Democrat 99 1 624
2010 Vote: Republican 98 2 583
2012 Vote: Democrat 100 0 787
2012 Vote: Republican 100 0 631
2014 Vote: Democrat 94 6 673
2014 Vote: Undecided 84 16 389
2014 Vote: Republican 95 5 557
234
59: Many people weren’t able to vote in the election for President and other offices in 2012. How about you? Were you able
to vote, or for some reason were you unable to vote?
Yes, voted in 2012 No, did not vote in
2012
N
Likely Voters 92 8 1618
Protestant 93 7 478
Roman Catholic 94 6 411
Ath./Agn./None 92 8 389
Something Else 87 13 339
Religiosity: Monthly+ 94 6 648
Religiosity: LT Monthly 90 10 970
Income: Under 50k 89 11 702
Income: 50k-100k 92 8 532
Income: 100k+ 96 4 384
Educ: < College 89 11 1064
Educ: Bachelors degree 97 3 359
Educ: Post-grad 97 3 195
Military HH 94 6 368
Not Military HH 91 9 1250
Urban 94 6 427
Suburban 92 8 750
Rural 90 10 441
Tea Party - Supporter 94 6 530
Tea Party - Not Supporter 91 9 1080
Northeast 95 5 295
Midwest 93 7 382
South 88 12 602
West 94 6 340
New England 96 4 84
Mid-Atlantic 95 5 211
East North Central 91 9 261
West North Central 97 3 121
South Atlantic 84 16 323
East South Central 96 4 104
West South Central 90 10 174
Mountain 90 10 109
Pacific 96 4 231
235
59: Many people weren’t able to vote in the election for President and other offices in 2012. How about you? Were you able
to vote, or for some reason were you unable to vote?
Yes, voted in 2012 No, did not vote in
2012
N
Likely Voters 92 8 1618
Increase Renew Res: Fav 89 11 702
Increase Renew Res: Opp 92 8 194
Promote Nuclear: Fav 91 9 494
Promote Nuclear: Opp 91 9 449
Increase Coal: Fav 92 8 490
Increase Coal: Opp 91 9 397
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 91 9 596
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 91 9 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 93 7 780
Require Effic Cars: Opp 97 3 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 91 9 597
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 95 5 258
More Drilling Land: Fav 92 8 535
More Drilling Land: Opp 92 8 365
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 93 7 723
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 89 11 176
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 91 9 658
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 92 8 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 89 11 432
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 91 9 441
236
59: Many people weren’t able to vote in the election for President and other offices in 2012. How about you? Were you able
to vote, or for some reason were you unable to vote?
Yes, voted in 2012 No, did not vote in
2012
N
Likely Voters 92 8 1618
Ethanol Research: Fav 90 10 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 95 5 386
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 92 8 230
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 91 9 631
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 94 6 573
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 90 10 316
Release Reserve: Fav 91 9 575
Release Reserve: Opp 93 7 335
Invest Railways: Fav 92 8 772
Invest Railways: Opp 92 8 139
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 93 7 624
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 89 11 265
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 91 9 624
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 94 6 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 94 6 421
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 94 6 464
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 92 8 493
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 92 8 405
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 89 11 692
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 96 4 191
237
60: In the 2012 election for President, did you vote for Democrat Barack Obama or Republican Mitt Romney?
Democrat
Barack Obama
Republican Mitt
Romney
Someone else N
Likely Voters 53 43 4 1480
Male 50 48 3 705
Female 56 38 5 775
Age: 18-29 53 41 6 196
Age: 30-44 59 34 6 389
Age: 45-64 55 42 3 567
Age: 65+ 43 55 2 329
Ethnicity - White 47 49 4 1216
Ethnicity - Hispanic 60 33 7 134
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 93 4 4 185
Ethnicity - Other 64 31 5 58
Democrats (no lean) 93 5 1 600
Independents (no lean) 47 42 11 420
Republicans (no lean) 6 92 2 460
Democrats (lean) 93 6 1 718
Independents (lean) 43 36 21 170
Republicans (lean) 8 90 3 590
Liberal (1-3) 88 9 3 401
Moderate (4) 62 31 7 426
Conservative (5-7) 23 75 2 600
2010 Vote: Democrat 91 7 3 616
2010 Vote: Republican 14 85 1 572
2012 Vote: Democrat 100 0 0 787
2012 Vote: Republican 0 100 0 631
2014 Vote: Democrat 96 4 1 628
2014 Vote: Undecided 48 37 14 325
2014 Vote: Republican 6 92 2 528
238
60: In the 2012 election for President, did you vote for Democrat Barack Obama or Republican Mitt Romney?
Democrat
Barack Obama
Republican Mitt
Romney
Someone else N
Likely Voters 53 43 4 1480
Protestant 38 58 3 440
Roman Catholic 53 45 2 386
Ath./Agn./None 65 30 6 358
Something Else 61 32 7 295
Religiosity: Monthly+ 46 50 3 608
Religiosity: LT Monthly 58 37 5 872
Income: Under 50k 61 34 6 622
Income: 50k-100k 47 50 4 490
Income: 100k+ 49 48 2 369
Educ: < College 53 42 5 947
Educ: Bachelors degree 51 47 2 346
Educ: Post-grad 57 40 3 187
Military HH 38 59 3 346
Not Military HH 58 38 5 1135
Urban 67 29 4 398
Suburban 49 47 4 688
Rural 47 48 5 395
Tea Party - Supporter 28 69 3 498
Tea Party - Not Supporter 66 29 5 976
Northeast 60 37 3 280
Midwest 52 43 5 354
South 50 45 5 527
West 53 43 4 319
New England 57 39 3 81
Mid-Atlantic 61 37 2 200
East North Central 55 43 3 238
West North Central 48 44 9 116
South Atlantic 54 39 7 271
East South Central 48 51 1 100
West South Central 44 53 3 156
Mountain 35 62 3 97
Pacific 62 34 4 222
239
60: In the 2012 election for President, did you vote for Democrat Barack Obama or Republican Mitt Romney?
Democrat
Barack Obama
Republican Mitt
Romney
Someone else N
Likely Voters 53 43 4 1480
Increase Renew Res: Fav 59 37 4 623
Increase Renew Res: Opp 26 72 2 179
Promote Nuclear: Fav 46 51 3 447
Promote Nuclear: Opp 61 32 7 408
Increase Coal: Fav 44 53 3 451
Increase Coal: Opp 64 30 6 360
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 43 54 4 540
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 77 17 6 269
Require Effic Cars: Fav 58 38 4 721
Require Effic Cars: Opp 22 73 5 99
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 58 38 3 544
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 40 56 4 245
More Drilling Land: Fav 42 53 5 493
More Drilling Land: Opp 72 24 5 335
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 59 37 4 670
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 36 62 3 155
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 60 35 5 596
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 37 60 3 198
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 47 51 3 385
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 59 35 5 401
240
60: In the 2012 election for President, did you vote for Democrat Barack Obama or Republican Mitt Romney?
Democrat
Barack Obama
Republican Mitt
Romney
Someone else N
Likely Voters 53 43 4 1480
Ethanol Research: Fav 59 35 6 453
Ethanol Research: Opp 38 59 2 364
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 70 28 3 211
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 42 53 5 571
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 65 31 4 536
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 37 59 4 284
Release Reserve: Fav 53 43 4 524
Release Reserve: Opp 58 39 3 310
Invest Railways: Fav 56 38 6 708
Invest Railways: Opp 39 56 6 127
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 56 41 3 580
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 43 51 6 235
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 60 35 5 566
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 30 65 4 239
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 42 55 3 397
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 66 31 2 433
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 48 48 4 452
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 59 37 4 371
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 55 42 3 612
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 52 43 6 182
241
61: Many people weren’t able to vote in the election for Congress and other offices in 2010. How about you? Were you able
to vote, or for some reason were you unable to vote?
Yes, voted in 2010 No, did not vote in
2010
N
Likely Voters 79 21 1618
Male 82 18 755
Female 77 23 864
Age: 18-29 52 48 247
Age: 30-44 75 25 415
Age: 45-64 85 15 611
Age: 65+ 93 7 346
Ethnicity - White 80 20 1318
Ethnicity - Hispanic 79 21 144
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 77 23 208
Ethnicity - Other 66 34 69
Democrats (no lean) 79 21 639
Independents (no lean) 71 29 491
Republicans (no lean) 87 13 489
Democrats (lean) 78 22 778
Independents (lean) 66 34 202
Republicans (lean) 84 16 636
Liberal (1-3) 78 22 434
Moderate (4) 78 22 471
Conservative (5-7) 83 17 644
2010 Vote: Democrat 100 0 624
2010 Vote: Republican 100 0 583
2012 Vote: Democrat 84 16 787
2012 Vote: Republican 88 12 631
2014 Vote: Democrat 79 21 673
2014 Vote: Undecided 67 33 389
2014 Vote: Republican 87 13 557
242
61: Many people weren’t able to vote in the election for Congress and other offices in 2010. How about you? Were you able
to vote, or for some reason were you unable to vote?
Yes, voted in 2010 No, did not vote in
2010
N
Likely Voters 79 21 1618
Protestant 85 15 478
Roman Catholic 81 19 411
Ath./Agn./None 74 26 389
Something Else 74 26 339
Religiosity: Monthly+ 86 14 648
Religiosity: LT Monthly 74 26 970
Income: Under 50k 72 28 702
Income: 50k-100k 81 19 532
Income: 100k+ 88 12 384
Educ: < College 75 25 1064
Educ: Bachelors degree 86 14 359
Educ: Post-grad 91 9 195
Military HH 83 17 368
Not Military HH 78 22 1250
Urban 76 24 427
Suburban 78 22 750
Rural 83 17 441
Tea Party - Supporter 82 18 530
Tea Party - Not Supporter 78 22 1080
Northeast 85 15 295
Midwest 75 25 382
South 76 24 602
West 84 16 340
New England 82 18 84
Mid-Atlantic 86 14 211
East North Central 72 28 261
West North Central 81 19 121
South Atlantic 73 27 323
East South Central 84 16 104
West South Central 77 23 174
Mountain 82 18 109
Pacific 85 15 231
243
61: Many people weren’t able to vote in the election for Congress and other offices in 2010. How about you? Were you able
to vote, or for some reason were you unable to vote?
Yes, voted in 2010 No, did not vote in
2010
N
Likely Voters 79 21 1618
Increase Renew Res: Fav 80 20 702
Increase Renew Res: Opp 82 18 194
Promote Nuclear: Fav 83 17 494
Promote Nuclear: Opp 74 26 449
Increase Coal: Fav 81 19 490
Increase Coal: Opp 72 28 397
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 82 18 596
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 73 27 296
Require Effic Cars: Fav 78 22 780
Require Effic Cars: Opp 84 16 102
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 78 22 597
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 80 20 258
More Drilling Land: Fav 78 22 535
More Drilling Land: Opp 80 20 365
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 80 20 723
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 76 24 176
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 76 24 658
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 79 21 214
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 82 18 432
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 75 25 441
244
61: Many people weren’t able to vote in the election for Congress and other offices in 2010. How about you? Were you able
to vote, or for some reason were you unable to vote?
Yes, voted in 2010 No, did not vote in
2010
N
Likely Voters 79 21 1618
Ethanol Research: Fav 76 24 507
Ethanol Research: Opp 83 17 386
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 85 15 230
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 78 22 631
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 82 18 573
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 80 20 316
Release Reserve: Fav 77 23 575
Release Reserve: Opp 79 21 335
Invest Railways: Fav 80 20 772
Invest Railways: Opp 83 17 139
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 80 20 624
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 76 24 265
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 79 21 624
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 81 19 255
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 82 18 421
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 78 22 464
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 79 21 493
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 79 21 405
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 78 22 692
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 80 20 191
245
62: In the 2010 election for U.S. House, did you vote for the Democratic U.S. House candidate, the Republican U.S. House
candidate or someone else?
Democratic U.S.
House candidate
Republican U.S.
House candidate
Someone else N
Likely Voters 49 46 5 1273
Male 47 49 5 612
Female 51 43 6 661
Age: 18-29 42 54 4 128
Age: 30-44 53 38 8 310
Age: 45-64 52 42 5 514
Age: 65+ 42 55 3 321
Ethnicity - White 43 52 6 1053
Ethnicity - Hispanic 52 42 6 114
Ethnicity - Afr. Am. 88 10 1 161
Ethnicity - Other 62 32 6 46
Democrats (no lean) 94 4 1 502
Independents (no lean) 36 48 16 346
Republicans (no lean) 6 93 1 425
Democrats (lean) 93 6 2 605
Independents (lean) 26 41 33 133
Republicans (lean) 5 92 2 533
Liberal (1-3) 86 12 3 337
Moderate (4) 53 38 9 365
Conservative (5-7) 22 75 4 532
2010 Vote: Democrat 100 0 0 624
2010 Vote: Republican 0 100 0 583
2012 Vote: Democrat 85 12 3 659
2012 Vote: Republican 8 88 4 552
2014 Vote: Democrat 96 3 1 530
2014 Vote: Undecided 37 42 21 262
2014 Vote: Republican 4 95 1 482
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62: In the 2010 election for U.S. House, did you vote for the Democratic U.S. House candidate, the Republican U.S. House
candidate or someone else?
Democratic U.S.
House candidate
Republican U.S.
House candidate
Someone else N
Likely Voters 49 46 5 1273
Protestant 38 58 5 407
Roman Catholic 51 46 3 329
Ath./Agn./None 55 35 10 284
Something Else 57 38 4 252
Religiosity: Monthly+ 44 52 4 557
Religiosity: LT Monthly 53 41 6 716
Income: Under 50k 55 39 6 505
Income: 50k-100k 43 50 7 432
Income: 100k+ 47 50 2 335
Educ: < College 49 45 6 791
Educ: Bachelors degree 46 51 3 307
Educ: Post-grad 55 41 4 176
Military HH 40 57 3 305
Not Military HH 52 42 6 968
Urban 63 34 4 324
Suburban 46 49 5 582
Rural 41 51 8 367
Tea Party - Supporter 24 72 4 431
Tea Party - Not Supporter 62 32 6 836
Northeast 54 40 6 250
Midwest 45 49 6 282
South 48 48 5 458
West 51 44 5 284
New England 56 40 4 69
Mid-Atlantic 54 40 6 181
East North Central 46 49 5 183
West North Central 42 49 9 98
South Atlantic 54 43 3 236
East South Central 40 52 8 88
West South Central 41 54 5 135
Mountain 35 56 9 88
Pacific 58 39 3 196
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62: In the 2010 election for U.S. House, did you vote for the Democratic U.S. House candidate, the Republican U.S. House
candidate or someone else?
Democratic U.S.
House candidate
Republican U.S.
House candidate
Someone else N
Likely Voters 49 46 5 1273
Increase Renew Res: Fav 52 41 7 558
Increase Renew Res: Opp 27 70 3 159
Promote Nuclear: Fav 41 54 5 404
Promote Nuclear: Opp 58 34 8 334
Increase Coal: Fav 38 56 6 394
Increase Coal: Opp 62 32 6 286
More Drilling Ocean: Fav 38 57 5 488
More Drilling Ocean: Opp 75 21 5 217
Require Effic Cars: Fav 54 41 5 605
Require Effic Cars: Opp 22 71 7 86
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Fav 53 43 4 466
Hybrid Tax Cuts: Opp 37 57 7 205
More Drilling Land: Fav 42 54 4 419
More Drilling Land: Opp 63 31 6 290
Conserve Tax Incent: Fav 54 41 5 578
Conserve Tax Incent: Opp 33 60 7 133
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Fav 54 39 7 500
Wind/Solar Tax Cuts: Opp 35 60 5 166
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Fav 39 58 3 353
Explore Oil Tax Cuts: Opp 56 38 6 330
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62: In the 2010 election for U.S. House, did you vote for the Democratic U.S. House candidate, the Republican U.S. House
candidate or someone else?
Democratic U.S.
House candidate
Republican U.S.
House candidate
Someone else N
Likely Voters 49 46 5 1273
Ethanol Research: Fav 56 38 6 383
Ethanol Research: Opp 36 58 5 316
Increase Gas Tax: Fav 64 34 2 195
Increase Gas Tax: Opp 43 52 5 490
Windfall Profits Tax: Fav 61 33 6 471
Windfall Profits Tax: Opp 36 59 5 251
Release Reserve: Fav 48 47 4 442
Release Reserve: Opp 53 43 4 263
Invest Railways: Fav 49 44 7 613
Invest Railways: Opp 43 53 5 115
End Oil Subsidies: Fav 49 46 5 500
End Oil Subsidies: Opp 42 52 6 201
Cap Greenhouse: Fav 56 38 6 485
Cap Greenhouse: Opp 33 61 6 207
Ease Envir. Regs: Fav 37 57 6 344
Ease Envir. Regs: Opp 65 32 4 356
Inc. Oil Exports: Fav 43 54 3 389
Inc. Oil Exports: Opp 54 40 6 317
Inc Nat G Exports: Fav 50 47 3 538
Inc Nat G Exports: Opp 49 43 8 152
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