Thursday, October 14, 2010
Twenty-three percent (23%) of voters in Ohio consider themselves members of the Tea Party movement. That’s slightly higher than the level measured nationally.
A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the state finds that a majority (62%) do not consider themselves part of the Tea Party. Another 15% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The Tea Party formed, in part, as a response to the big government programs of the federal government, and 53% of all Ohio voters feel the federal government will do too much in reacting to the nation’s economic problems. Thirty-five percent (35%) say the government will not do enough, while 12% are undecided.
The survey of 750 Likely Voters in Ohio was conducted on October 11, 2010 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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