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Thursday, 29 November 2012 13:06
Poll: Public back Obama, Demos on fiscal cliff, social security, taxes, medicare
 

republican-democraticAccording to recent poll results provided by Ron Faucheux of Clarus Inc., it appears that President Barack Obama and Democrats are in a good position with the American voters as the country faces major issues such as the fiscal cliff, social security, taxes and maintaining tax deductions.

 

Here are the most recent findings:

YOUR DAILY POLLING UPDATE

OBAMA APPROVAL: CLARUS AVERAGE 53%

(down 1 from yesterday)

INFLUENCE ON DIRECTION OF COUNTRY*

(among adults nationwide)

"Who do you THINK will have more influence over the direction the nation takes in the next two years--?"

Barack Obama 61%

Republicans in Congress 33%

"And who do you WANT to have more influence over the direction the nation takes in the next two years--?

Barack Obama 51%

Republicans in Congress 42%

BEHAVIOR OF POLITICIANS*

"What's your best guess -- do you think that in the upcoming discussions on this matter [fiscal cliff], elected officials in Washington will behave mostly like responsible adults or mostly like spoiled children?"

Spoiled children 67%

Responsible adults 28%

DEALING WITH FISCAL CLIFF**

(among registered voters)

"Do you support or oppose raising taxes on incomes over 250-thousand dollars a year?"

Support 61%

Oppose 36%

"Do you support or oppose reducing the deductions people can claim on their federal income taxes?"

Support 43%

Oppose 51%

"Do you support or oppose raising the age for Medicare coverage from

65 to 67?"

Support 29%

Oppose 69%

NEW JERSEY: GOVERNOR***

(among registered voters)

Gov. Chris Christie (R) over Cory Booker (D) +19 Gov. Christie (R) over Richard Codey (D) +25 Gov. Christie (R) over Tom Byrne (D) +36 Gov. Christie (R) over Barbara Buono (D) +38 Gov. Christie (R) over Lou Greenwald (D) +39

SOURCES:

Presidential job rating average based on the two most recently reported nationwide polls.

* CNN/ORC, Nov. 16-18

** Washington Post/ABC News, Nov. 20-25

*** Rutgers-Eagleton, Nov. 14-17

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Clarus Research Group is a nonpartisan polling firm based in Washington, D.C., specializing in survey research for businesses, associations, nonprofits and media organizations. For more information, contact Dr. Faucheux at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or go to our website at www.ClarusRG.com.

Clarus Research Group cannot attest to the reliability or methodology of surveys that it does not conduct.

Copyright 2012 © Ronald A. Faucheux

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