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Questions - Gas Prices - February 28-March 1, 2011

Opposition To Offshore Drilling Ban Rises to 55%
58% Say It’s Likely Gas Prices Will Top $5 A Gallon
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted February 28-March 1, 2011

By Rasmussen Reports


1* Over the past few weeks, has the price of gasoline gone up a lot, gone up a little, gone down a little, gone down a lot, or stayed about the same?


2* How likely is it that the price of gas will rise above $5 a gallon before July 1?



3* Does the United States do enough to develop its own gas and oil resources?



4* Should offshore oil drilling be allowed?



5* A new seven-year ban on oil and gas drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico and along the Eastern seaboard was put in place late last year. Do you favor or oppose a new seven-year ban on offshore drilling in some parts of the Gulf of Mexico and along the Eastern seaboard?


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