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Questions - Boston Bombing Trial - January 3-4, 2015

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National Presidential Tracking Survey

Conducted January 3-4, 2015

Survey of 800 Likely Voters


1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about the trial of the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing incident?

2* If convicted, should the Boston Marathon bombing suspect receive the death penalty?

3* If he is convicted, how likely is it that the Boston Marathon bombing suspect will receive the death penalty?

4* Is use of the death penalty an effective way to fight terrorism?

5* It has now been nearly two years since the bombing incident and the suspect’s arrest. Generally speaking, should trials be held closer to the time the alleged crime took place?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence