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Questions - Libya - September 14-15, 2011

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted September 14-15, 2011 By Rasmussen Reports
  Total Gender Age Race Party Ideology Income Employment Union Member Political Class Index (without leaners) Political Class Index Political Class Index (with leaners)
LV's Male Female 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ White Black Other Republican Democrat Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not sure Under $20K $20K-$40K $40K-$60K $60K-$75K $75K-$100K $100K+ Gov't Entrepreneur Prvt. Co. Retired Other Yes No Not sure Mainstream Political Class Other Mainstream Lean Mainstream Neutral Lean Political Class Political Class Mainstream Political Class Other
Closely Followed News Reports About Libya? Very closely 33% 45% 23% 38% 22% 33% 36% 41% 34% 21% 40% 38% 29% 33% 38% 28% 34% 18% 30% 34% 29% 26% 42% 39% 32% 44% 30% 38% 19% 36% 33% 29% 31% 52% 34% 31% 41% 21% 32% 52% 33% 41% 21%
Somewhat closely 44% 43% 45% 31% 48% 44% 46% 43% 45% 46% 35% 40% 46% 45% 45% 45% 44% 23% 40% 42% 46% 43% 40% 47% 40% 43% 44% 47% 41% 42% 44% 19% 45% 39% 40% 45% 39% 44% 39% 39% 44% 39% 44%
Not very closely 16% 6% 25% 24% 17% 17% 14% 11% 15% 18% 21% 14% 17% 17% 12% 20% 17% 27% 22% 18% 21% 16% 10% 12% 14% 10% 17% 12% 31% 15% 16% 9% 16% 9% 18% 16% 15% 23% 20% 9% 16% 15% 23%
Not at all 6% 5% 8% 7% 13% 6% 3% 3% 6% 14% 1% 7% 7% 4% 5% 6% 6% 27% 7% 6% 3% 15% 9% 2% 14% 2% 9% 1% 8% 7% 6% 30% 7% 0% 6% 7% 5% 8% 8% 0% 7% 4% 8%
Not sure 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 2% 0% 1% 3% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 5% 2% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 12% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 3% 2% 0% 0% 1% 3%
  Total Gender Age Race Party Ideology Income Employment Union Member Political Class Index (without leaners) Political Class Index Political Class Index (with leaners)
LV's Male Female 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ White Black Other Republican Democrat Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not sure Under $20K $20K-$40K $40K-$60K $60K-$75K $75K-$100K $100K+ Gov't Entrepreneur Prvt. Co. Retired Other Yes No Not sure Mainstream Political Class Other Mainstream Lean Mainstream Neutral Lean Political Class Political Class Mainstream Political Class Other
Rate The Way The Obama Administration Has Responded to The Libya Situation? Excellent 18% 20% 15% 31% 10% 9% 21% 15% 13% 45% 22% 8% 33% 11% 7% 22% 30% 11% 22% 15% 12% 11% 19% 29% 18% 9% 20% 21% 12% 28% 17% 3% 13% 54% 22% 13% 17% 19% 43% 54% 14% 47% 19%
Good 21% 20% 22% 21% 18% 25% 21% 21% 20% 31% 18% 7% 33% 22% 8% 27% 34% 25% 21% 21% 21% 20% 26% 17% 24% 24% 20% 21% 14% 29% 20% 22% 18% 29% 26% 18% 25% 31% 23% 29% 19% 26% 31%
Fair 25% 24% 26% 23% 28% 31% 21% 25% 26% 9% 33% 32% 19% 23% 29% 24% 19% 19% 21% 26% 25% 18% 25% 31% 26% 29% 22% 24% 27% 18% 25% 28% 23% 15% 30% 23% 36% 25% 22% 15% 25% 19% 25%
Poor 26% 30% 22% 11% 24% 29% 31% 31% 30% 3% 21% 41% 4% 35% 48% 16% 5% 7% 24% 27% 27% 37% 20% 18% 15% 32% 22% 29% 35% 18% 27% 10% 34% 2% 11% 34% 15% 9% 3% 2% 30% 3% 9%
Not sure 11% 6% 15% 14% 20% 6% 5% 7% 11% 12% 7% 11% 11% 10% 8% 11% 12% 39% 11% 11% 14% 14% 10% 5% 17% 6% 16% 4% 11% 8% 11% 38% 12% 1% 10% 12% 8% 17% 9% 1% 11% 5% 17%
  Total Gender Age Race Party Ideology Income Employment Union Member Political Class Index (without leaners) Political Class Index Political Class Index (with leaners)
LV's Male Female 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ White Black Other Republican Democrat Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not sure Under $20K $20K-$40K $40K-$60K $60K-$75K $75K-$100K $100K+ Gov't Entrepreneur Prvt. Co. Retired Other Yes No Not sure Mainstream Political Class Other Mainstream Lean Mainstream Neutral Lean Political Class Political Class Mainstream Political Class Other
Agree/Disagree With Decision to Take Military Action in Libya? Agree 39% 46% 33% 51% 32% 37% 43% 31% 34% 57% 52% 25% 55% 36% 25% 44% 58% 29% 39% 38% 34% 29% 50% 49% 43% 42% 41% 36% 29% 51% 38% 7% 33% 83% 45% 33% 41% 42% 60% 83% 35% 70% 42%
Disagree 36% 39% 35% 28% 29% 42% 41% 43% 41% 9% 31% 51% 18% 42% 54% 27% 17% 45% 34% 39% 45% 49% 25% 25% 25% 42% 30% 46% 39% 32% 36% 70% 43% 13% 25% 43% 32% 16% 15% 13% 41% 14% 16%
Not sure 25% 16% 33% 21% 39% 22% 16% 26% 25% 34% 17% 24% 28% 23% 21% 29% 25% 26% 27% 23% 20% 23% 25% 27% 32% 15% 29% 18% 32% 18% 26% 23% 24% 5% 30% 24% 26% 41% 25% 5% 24% 16% 41%
  Total Gender Age Race Party Ideology Income Employment Union Member Political Class Index (without leaners) Political Class Index Political Class Index (with leaners)
LV's Male Female 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ White Black Other Republican Democrat Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not sure Under $20K $20K-$40K $40K-$60K $60K-$75K $75K-$100K $100K+ Gov't Entrepreneur Prvt. Co. Retired Other Yes No Not sure Mainstream Political Class Other Mainstream Lean Mainstream Neutral Lean Political Class Political Class Mainstream Political Class Other
Will Change in Gov't of Libya Be Good or Bad For the US? Good 30% 33% 28% 40% 27% 33% 29% 26% 28% 37% 37% 25% 39% 27% 19% 36% 44% 19% 35% 27% 28% 20% 33% 42% 35% 29% 33% 25% 29% 44% 29% 9% 30% 33% 31% 30% 31% 28% 39% 33% 30% 36% 28%
Bad 16% 21% 12% 19% 16% 11% 18% 14% 17% 6% 21% 18% 8% 23% 24% 13% 6% 16% 14% 14% 20% 20% 10% 17% 20% 21% 13% 18% 12% 10% 17% 6% 19% 4% 12% 19% 13% 11% 9% 4% 18% 7% 11%
No impact 27% 31% 23% 15% 24% 33% 29% 33% 29% 19% 21% 29% 25% 26% 30% 24% 27% 11% 19% 24% 31% 32% 29% 25% 17% 31% 28% 31% 21% 27% 27% 7% 25% 44% 28% 25% 28% 24% 33% 44% 26% 38% 24%
Not sure 27% 15% 37% 25% 33% 23% 24% 26% 26% 37% 20% 28% 28% 24% 27% 26% 23% 54% 32% 34% 21% 28% 29% 16% 29% 19% 26% 26% 38% 18% 27% 78% 26% 20% 29% 26% 28% 38% 19% 20% 27% 19% 38%
  Total Gender Age Race Party Ideology Income Employment Union Member Political Class Index (without leaners) Political Class Index Political Class Index (with leaners)
LV's Male Female 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ White Black Other Republican Democrat Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not sure Under $20K $20K-$40K $40K-$60K $60K-$75K $75K-$100K $100K+ Gov't Entrepreneur Prvt. Co. Retired Other Yes No Not sure Mainstream Political Class Other Mainstream Lean Mainstream Neutral Lean Political Class Political Class Mainstream Political Class Other
Over Next Few Years Likely Libya Will Become Free/Democratic Nation? Very likely 5% 4% 6% 8% 1% 2% 8% 6% 4% 16% 2% 3% 11% 2% 2% 3% 13% 0% 18% 6% 1% 3% 5% 3% 6% 5% 1% 6% 16% 4% 6% 0% 4% 11% 9% 4% 9% 6% 10% 11% 5% 10% 6%
Somewhat likely 31% 34% 28% 35% 26% 33% 30% 34% 30% 42% 24% 22% 40% 30% 20% 40% 40% 10% 32% 32% 32% 24% 35% 28% 26% 26% 33% 35% 23% 45% 29% 16% 29% 27% 36% 29% 31% 36% 50% 27% 29% 40% 36%
Not very likely 40% 43% 37% 30% 46% 43% 38% 39% 41% 11% 56% 50% 26% 44% 49% 36% 29% 31% 26% 33% 40% 42% 37% 57% 47% 46% 41% 33% 37% 35% 40% 24% 44% 33% 29% 44% 36% 17% 25% 33% 43% 29% 17%
Not at all likely 9% 10% 8% 7% 9% 10% 9% 7% 10% 3% 3% 11% 3% 12% 14% 6% 2% 5% 4% 10% 12% 11% 7% 6% 3% 13% 9% 9% 5% 6% 9% 0% 11% 2% 5% 11% 8% 2% 0% 2% 10% 1% 2%
Not sure 16% 9% 22% 20% 18% 11% 15% 14% 15% 28% 14% 15% 20% 13% 14% 14% 16% 53% 20% 19% 15% 21% 16% 6% 18% 9% 17% 16% 19% 11% 16% 61% 13% 27% 22% 13% 16% 40% 15% 27% 13% 20% 40%