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1 • 856 Likely General Election Voters in the 1st Congressional District • Sampling Margin of Error +/-3.3% • September 26-28, 2012Who would you vote for in the race for U.S. House of Representatives—former CongressmanCharles Djou, or Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa? [name order randomized] CD1 Hanabusa 49% Djou 44% Unsure 7% Total 100%How do you currently feel about the country’s economy? Economy Positive 58% Negative 39% Unsure 3% Total 100%Many economists believe that making the U.S. economy healthy again will require some mix ofgovernment spending cuts and tax increases. In the next two questions, I will first ask you how youfeel about government spending cuts, and then ask how you feel about tax increases….In terms of cutting government spending, what strategy do you think the country needs to help fixthe economy? Do we need cuts across the board, including to programs ranging from social securityto the military? Do we need targeted cuts to programs like the military and corporate subsidies, butnot to programs like social security or healthcare? Or do we not need any major cuts to governmentspending? Spending_Cuts "Tough" cuts 28% "Easy" cuts 58% No cuts 4% Unsure 10% Total 100%
2In terms of raising taxes, what strategy do you think the country needs to help fix the economy? Dowe need to raise everyone’s taxes to some degree? Do we need to raise taxes only on individualswith income above $250,000? Or do we not need any tax increases? Tax_Increases "Tough" taxes 20% "Easy" taxes 58% No taxes 18% Unsure 4% Total 100%Which of the following do you think is the best way to solve our national deficit and budgetproblems? Is it to focus most on cutting government spending? To focus most on raising revenuesby increasing taxes and closing tax loopholes? Or is it to focus about equally on spending cuts andtax increases? Solution Cut spending 31% Increase taxes 9% Both 50% Unsure 11% Total 100%
3How do you feel about the Honolulu Rail project – do you generally support or oppose it? Rail Support 39% Oppose 51% Unsure 10% Total 100%In your mind, how good an education do Hawaiis public school students receive—excellent, good,fair, or poor? Educ_Quality Excellent 4% Good 37% Fair 44% Poor 11% Unsure 3% Total 100%
4Demographics: Gender Male 46% Female 54% Total 100% Age 18-29 3% 30-39 9% 40-49 8% 50-64 32% 65+ 48% Total 100% Race_Ethnicity Caucasian 32% Japanese 41% Filipino 8% Hawaiian 2% Chinese 14% Hispanic/Latino 0% Other/Mixed 3% Total 100% Politics Liberal/Progressive 27% Moderate 40% Conservative 20% Unsure 14% Total 100% Party_ID Democrat 54% Republican 17% Independent 26% Unsure 3% Total 100%
5 EducationNo degree 2%High School Degree 25%College Degree 43%Graduate Degree 29%Total 100% Military_FamilyYes 10%No 90%Total 100% IncomeLess than $50,000 30%$50,000-$100,000 42%$100,000 or more 28%Total 100%