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Toplines - Tea Parties - April 16-17, 2009

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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted April 16-17, 2009

By Rasmussen Reports

1* How closely have you followed recent news stories about the “tea party” protests?

32% Very closely

26% Somewhat closely

28% Not very closely

13% Not at all

2% Not sure

2* Do you personally know anyone who attended a tea party protest?

25% Yes

71% No

4% Not sure

3* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of the tea party protests?

32% Very favorable
19% Somewhat favorable
15% Somewhat unfavorable

18% Very unfavorable

15% Not sure

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