We can clearly see a wide range of incomes with this group.
This comparison allows us to see the political affiliations of Tea Party supporters as compared to Occupy Wall Street supporters.
The Majority of people, regardless of affiliation have selected none of the above.
Unl election study 2011 presentation
What We Did• IRB certification of all 34 students involved• Six individual groups involved• Analyzed every question in class• Promotion through social media, Daily Nebraskan• Made survey available to all UNL students
What we wanted to know:• We sought to provide a snapshot of the political and campus landscape• Campus attitudes• Nebraska issues• Political knowledge• Reaction to questions with different frames• Student stance on national issues• Elections
What is the Husker Poll?• Survey of 3352 UNL students to understand student stance on a number of issues on campus, state and national levels.
Scale of 1 to 7, 7=strongly agree Student-Professor Relations• Students, at undergraduate and graduate levels and regardless of political ideology, believe their professors are fair with them and provide an unbiased environment in which to learn.• My professors try to make class a fair and unbiased place: mean score 5.79• My professors grade students more harshly if they have different political beliefs: 1.18• My professors don’t try to change students political opinions to match their own: 5.54• My professors treat students fairly: 6
UNL Students on UNL to the Big 10 Conference• 66% believe UNL joined due to a mix of academic and athletic reasons• 82% strongly supported the move
Student Involvement• 38% of students study more than 10 hours a week. Only 1% say they never study• 80% of students participate in at least 1 extra curricular activity, 28% do 3 or more.
Which member of the House of Representativesrepresents UNL?(Jeff Fortenberry)# Answer Response %1 Mike Johanns 459 15%2 Jeff Fortenberry 1,475 50%3 Ben Nelson 614 21%4 Lee Terry 428 14% Total 2,976 100%
Who are Nebraska’s three members of the U.S.House of Representatives?(3)# Answer Response %1 Candice Miller, Ben 231 8% Nelson, and Jeff Fortenberry2 Jeff Fortenberry, Lee 688 23% Terry, and Mike Johanns3 Lee Terry, Jeff 1,329 44% Fortenberry, and Adrian Smith4 Ben Nelson, Mike 716 24% Johanns, and Lee Terry5 Bo Pelini, Tom Osborne, 36 1% and Alex Henery Total 3,000 100%
Who is UNL’s student bodypresident?(Lane Carr)# Answer Response %1 Lane Carr 1,401 46%2 Matt Hilgenkamp 692 23%3 Jeff Lopez 430 14%4 Justin Solomon 498 16% Total 3,021 100%
Who is the Dean of Admissions atUNL? (Alan Cerveny)# Answer Response %1 Elbert Dickey 304 10%2 Alan Cerveny 1,848 61%3 Patrick Dussault 481 16%4 Joan Giesecke 388 13% Total 3,021 100%
UNL Rec Center“Do you support the Campus Rec Renovations which will provide more exercise equipment for students to use?” 70% answered YES• “Do you support Campus Rec renovations despite $20 million price tag?” 50% answered YES
Wet Campus• “Some people argue that if UNL became a wet campus, there would be more cases of alcohol poisoning because of the ease of availability of alcohol: do you support UNL becoming a ‘wet’ campus?” 50% YES• “Some people argue that if UNL became a wet campus, there would be fewer cases of drunk driving because people could drink close to home: do you support UNL becoming a ‘wet’ campus?” 49% YES
Health Care• 40% support "Obamacare”• 40% support the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act
National Issues, Leaders, & Group Favorability
On a scale from 1-7 how do you approve of: (1=Strongly Disapprove/7=Strongly Approve)7654 Series1321
Occupy Wall Street Supporter’s Yearly Family Income