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Questions - Holiday Packages - December 28-29, 2013

25% Used Postal Service Less This Holiday Season
35% Think U.S. Government Should Consider Selling the Postal Service
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults

Conducted December 28-29, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* Did you use the U.S. Postal Service more this holiday season than in previous years or less than in previous years, or was your use of the Postal Service about the same as it has been in the past?

2* Did you send any packages this holiday season?

3* (Answered by 438 Americans who sent packages this holiday season) How did you send those packages – by U.S. mail, Federal Express, UPS, or some other way?

 

4* (Answered by 438 Americans who sent packages this holiday season) How do you rate the way your packages were handled - excellent, good, fair or poor?

5* Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of the U.S. Postal Service?

6* Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of UPS?

 

7* Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Federal Express?

 

8* Under current law, it is illegal for any private company to offer first class mail service and compete with the U.S. Postal Service. Should private companies be allowed to deliver first class mail?

 

9* To reduce the federal budget deficit, should the U.S. government consider selling the Postal Service to a private company like UPS or Federal Express?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.