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May 15, 2019

To: Interested Parties


From: ALG Research
Re: Statewide Polling among the Alabama Electorate

Polling conducted by ALG Research for Planned Parent Southeast last year showed that
banning abortion without exceptions for rape and incest is overwhelmingly a minority position
among Alabama voters. Further, even among conservative-leaning subgroups like Republicans,
evangelicals, and those who attend church at least weekly, more voters back abortion access
with, at least, exceptions for rape and incest than support a policy of the type passed through
the Alabama legislature this week that bans abortion without such exceptions.

The same survey that showed 60% of Alabamians giving President Trump a “favorable rating”
and Kay Ivey leading Walt Maddox 59% to 36% in the gubernatorial race found that only 31% of
Alabama voters support banning abortion without exceptions for rape or incest. Conversely,
65% support legal access in cases of rape, incest, or the woman’s life is endangered.

“Which of the following comes closer to your view on abortion?”

 16% -- Abortion should be legal in all cases


 20% -- Abortion should be legal in most cases but with some restrictions
 29% -- Abortion should not be allowed except in limited cases, such as rape, incest, or
when the woman's life is endangered
 16% -- Abortion should not be allowed except when the woman's life is in danger
 15% -- Abortion should be illegal in all circumstances

In fact, a ban without rape/incest exceptions is even a minority among the most conservative-
minded subgroups of the state electorate.

Abortion Access Opinion by Voter Subgroup


80
65 62
56 58 59
60
41 39 40 36
40 31
20

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Statewide Republicans Kay Ivey Voters Evangelicals Attend Church at
least Weekly
Abortion should be legal, at least, in cases of rape/incest
Abortion should be illegal even in cases of rape / incest

Anzalone Liszt Grove Research conducted N=601 live telephone interviews with likely 2018 voters in Alabama. Interviews were
conducted between April 27 – May 2, 2018. Respondents were selected at random, with interviews apportioned geographically
based on past voter turnout. Expected margin of sampling error is ±4.0% with a 95% confidence level.