Survey Results – 2014

Results from the survey are tabulated from public opinion at a certain time and are unique to that time and place.

1st Quarter Results

2014-q1-1

A. Deficit Reduction 36%
B. Raise the Debt Ceiling 11%
C. Economic Recovery 26%
D. Securing our National Borders 27%

2014-q1-2

A. Yes 7%
B. No 67%
C. Undecided 26%

2014-q1-3

A. Very Satisfied 10%
B. Satisfied 30%
C. Dissatisfied 36%
D. Very dissatisfied 24%

2014-q1-4

A. Cut discretionary spending 45%
B. Reduce Farm subsidies 20%
C. Reduce Defense Spending 17%
D. Enact the recommendations of the Bowles-Simpson Plan 18%

2014-q1-5

A. Add the National Guard to supplement Border Patrol efforts 55%
B. Return unaccompanied minors to their home countries 11%
C. Legislate that the FAA allow drones to monitor the border 34%

2014-q1-6

A. Increase mental health care and treatment of mental illness 24%
B. Ban high capacity magazines 11%
C. Let the states and communities decide what action is best 47%
D. Do nothing 18%

2014-q1-7

A. Yes 45%
B. No 10%
C. Unsure 45%

2014-q1-8

A. Repeal DODD-FRANK 28%
B. Modify DODD-FRANK 39%
C. Take No Action 33%

2014-q1-9

A. Yes 67%
B. No 4%
C. Undecided 29%

2014-q1-10

Yes 74%
B. No 5%
C. Undecided 21%

2nd Quarter Results

2014-q2-1

A. Deficit Reduction 40%
B. Raise the Debt Ceiling 6%
C. Economic Recovery 21%
D. Securing our National Borders 33%

2014-q2-2

A. Yes 71%
B. No 67%
C. Undecided 24%

2014-q2-3

A. Very Satisfied 9%
B. Satisfied 31%
C. Dissatisfied 38%
D. Very dissatisfied 22%

2014-q2-4

A. Cut discretionary spending 51%
B. Reduce Farm subsidies 17%
C. Reduce Defense Spending 9%
D. Enact the recommendations of the Bowles-Simpson Plan 23%

2014-q2-5

A. Add the National Guard to supplement Border Patrol efforts 53%
B. Return unaccompanied minors to their home countries 6%
C. Legislate that the FAA allow drones to monitor the border 41%

2014-q2-6

A. Increase mental health care and treatment of mental illness 11%
B. Ban high capacity magazines 6%
C. Let the states and communities decide what action is best 43%
D. Do nothing 40%

2014-q2-7

A. Yes 45%
B. No 11%
C. Unsure 44%

2014-q2-8

A. Yes 6%
B. No 62%
C. Undecided 32%

2014-q2-9

A. Yes 70%
B. No 8%
C. Undecided 22%

2014-q2-10

A. Yes 75%
B. No 4%
C. Undecided 21%

3rd Quarter Results

2014-q3-1

A. Deficit Reduction 43%
B. Raise the Debt Ceiling 5%
C. Economic Recovery 35%
D. Securing our National Borders 17%

2014-q3-2

A. Yes 7%
B. No 78%
C. Undecided 15%

2014-q3-3

A. Very Satisfied 11%
B. Satisfied 30%
C. Dissatisfied 36%
D. Very dissatisfied 23%

2014-q3-4

A. Cut discretionary spending 51%
B. Reduce Farm subsidies 19%
C. Reduce Defense Spending 18%
D. Enact the recommendations of the Bowles-Simpson Plan 12%

2014-q3-5

A. Add the National Guard to supplement Border Patrol efforts 61%
B. Return unaccompanied minors to their home countries 10%
C. Legislate that the FAA allow drones to monitor the border 29%

2014-q3-6

A. Increase mental health care and treatment of mental illness 12%
B. Ban high capacity magazines 13%
C. Let the states and communities decide what action is best 42%
D. Do nothing 33%

2014-q3-7

A. Yes 45%
B. No 22%
C. Unsure 33%

2014-q3-8

A. Yes 11%
B. No 51%
C. Undecided 38%

2014-q3-9

A. Yes 63%
B. No 8%
C. Undecided 29%

2014-q3-10

A. Yes 75%
B. No 4%
C. Undecided 21%

4th Quarter Results

2014-q4-1

A. Deficit Reduction 48%
B. Raise the Debt Ceiling 6%
C. Economic Recovery 30%
D. Securing our National Borders 16%

2014-q4-2

A. Yes 6%
B. No 69%
C. Undecided 25%

2014-q4-3

A. Very Satisfied 10%
B. Satisfied 32%
C. Dissatisfied 40%
D. Very dissatisfied 25%

2014-q4-4

A. Cut discretionary spending 53%
B. Reduce Farm subsidies 12%
C. Reduce Defense Spending 12%
D. Enact the recommendations of the Bowles-Simpson Plan 23%

2014-q4-5

A. Add the National Guard to supplement Border Patrol efforts 67%
B. Return unaccompanied minors to their home countries 8%
C. Legislate that the FAA allow drones to monitor the border 25%

2014-q4-6

A. Increase mental health care and treatment of mental illness 10%
B. Ban high capacity magazines 8%
C. Let the states and communities decide what action is best 45%
D. Do nothing 37%

2014-q4-7

A. Yes 42%
B. No 25%
C. Unsure 33%

2014-q4-8

A. Yes 67%
B. No 7%
C. Undecided 26%

2014-q4-9

A. Yes 67%
B. No 7%
C. Undecided 26%

2014-q4-10

A. Yes 81%
B. No 4%
C. Undecided 15%