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CBS NEWS POLL

Russia
January 13-16, 2017
Q11a. How would you rate the job being done by the Central Intelligence Agency, or the CIA? Would you say it is doing
an excellent, good, only fair, or poor job?

Excellent
Good
Fair
Poor
Don't know/No answer

** TOTAL RESPONDENTS **
Total Rep
Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
10
9
11
9
30
29
37
26
33
37
29
33
15
15
11
18
13
11
11
15

Oct 14d
%
9
35
32
13
11

Q11b. How would you rate the job being done by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, or the FBI? Would you say it is
doing an excellent, good, only fair, or poor job?
Excellent
Good
Fair
Poor
Don't know/No answer

7
28
36
22
7

7
28
39
20
5

5
32
36
20
7

8
24
35
24
9

11
40
30
11
8

Q19. Do you consider Russia an ally of the United States, friendly but not an ally, unfriendly, or an enemy of the United
States?
Feb15c2
%
Ally
8
10
3
11
9
Friendly but not an ally
33
45
21
36
29
Unfriendly
27
27
33
22
35
Enemy
23
12
34
21
20
Don't know/No answer
9
5
9
12
7
Q21. When Donald Trump becomes president, do you think he will be too friendly toward Russia, too hostile toward
Russia, or will his approach be about right?
Dec16a
%
Too friendly
43
15
66
40
36
Too hostile
6
3
8
7
9
About right
45
78
18
46
48
Don't know/No answer
6
3
7
6
8

Q41. How concerned are you, if at all, about reports by U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia tried to interfere in the
2016 election – very concerned, somewhat concerned, not very concerned, or not at all concerned?

Very concerned
Somewhat concerned
Not very concerned
Not at all concerned
Don't know/No answer

** TOTAL RESPONDENTS **
Total Rep
Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
40
16
65
35
25
29
23
24
15
25
5
17
19
30
6
22
1
*
*
2

Q42. Do you believe Russia tried to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election, or not? IF YES: Do you think Russia interfered in
order to help elect Donald Trump, or do you think they interfered, but not to help elect Donald Trump?
Yes interfered to help Trump
Yes but NOT to help Trump
No did not interfere
Don't know/No answer

44
13
34
10

18
17
53
11

71
8
13
8

37
13
39
11

Q43. Do you think Congress should investigate whether Russia tried to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election, or not?
Should
Should not
Don't know/No answer

67
31
2

52
47
1

85
13
2

62
35
4

Q53. As you may know, cyber-attacks are attacks on computer systems using software and the internet. How serious a
threat do you think cyber-attacks are to computer systems in the United States? Would you say cyber-attacks are a very
serious threat, somewhat serious, not too serious, or not at all a serious threat?

Very serious
Somewhat serious
Not too serious
Not at all serious
Don't know/No answer

77
18
2
1
1

71
24
3
1
1

81
16
1
1
2

78
17
3
1
1

Sep16d
%
69
25
3
1
2

Q54. In general, do you think the United States is adequately prepared to deal with a major cyber-attack on computer
systems in this country, or not?
Prepared
Not prepared
Don't know/No answer

30
63
7

33
60
7

31
62
7

28
65
7

30
59
10

Total Respondents
Republicans
Democrats
Independents

Unweighted
1,257
339
437
481

Weighted

317
416
524