Key findings from a survey of 1,000 voters
conducted November 2, 2010
Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 2
Public Opinion Strategies is pleased to present the
key f...
Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 4
98%
92%
65%
7% 7%
1%
5%
27%
91% 91%
Base GOP
(24%)
Soft G...
Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 5
78%
92%
78%
51%
19%20%
6%
21%
45%
72%
Christian Conservat...
Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 6
77%
28%
57%
20%
68%
40%
Right to Life
(35%)
Pro-Choice
(3...
Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 7
58%
45%
62%
53%
57%
52%
50%
65%
38%
53%
34%
44%
39%
45%
4...
Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 9
A majority of voters (63%) say their vote was a message t...
Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 10
Christian Conservative Tea Party
Opposing Obama: 65% 81%...
Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 11
“Thinking about members of Congress and other political ...
Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 12
16% 16% 16%
40%
36%
44%
32%
34%
29%
Overall GOP
(100%)
B...
Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 13
14%
17%
27%
34%
44%
33%
Christian Conservative
(49%)
Tea...
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  1. 1. Key findings from a survey of 1,000 voters conducted November 2, 2010
  2. 2. Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 2 Public Opinion Strategies is pleased to present the key findings of a national telephone survey. The survey was completed November 2, 2010 among 1,000 voters and has a margin of error of +3.1%. Glen Bolger was the principal researcher on this project, and Jim Hobart was the project director. Taylor Mitchell and Bryan Kitz provided analytical support.
  3. 3. Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 4 98% 92% 65% 7% 7% 1% 5% 27% 91% 91% Base GOP (24%) Soft GOP (21%) Ind (13%) White Dem (27%) African American (10%) Republican Candidate Democratic Candidate +87% -84% -84%+97% +38% Generic Ballot by Party Independents broke for the GOP.
  4. 4. Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 5 78% 92% 78% 51% 19%20% 6% 21% 45% 72% Christian Conservative Movement (32%) Tea Party Movement (27%) White/Evangelical Christian (29%) Other Whites (48%) Rest (18%) Republican Candidate Democratic Candidate +86% +6%+58% +57% Generic Ballot by Religion/Tea Party Christian conservatives and Tea Party supporters overwhelmingly backed Republican candidates. -53%
  5. 5. Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 6 77% 28% 57% 20% 68% 40% Right to Life (35%) Pro-Choice (35%) No Difference (27%) Republican Candidate Democratic Candidate +57% Generic Ballot by Abortion A majority of Right to Life voters as well as those for whom abortion isn’t a voting issue backed the GOP candidate. -40% +17%
  6. 6. Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 7 58% 45% 62% 53% 57% 52% 50% 65% 38% 53% 34% 44% 39% 45% 47% 32% Married (66%) Not Married (33%) Married Men (36%) Married Women (30%) Children (33%) No Children (66%) Moms (16%) Dads (17%) Republican Candidate Democratic Candidate Generic Ballot by Marital and Parental Status Married voters, those with children, and Dads strongly supported Republican candidates. +20% -8% +28% +9% +33%+18% +7% +3%
  7. 7. Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 9 A majority of voters (63%) say their vote was a message to support or oppose President Obama. This is the highest percentage we have seen in a mid-term election. 17% 20% 29% 19% 23% 21% 17% 16% 36% 40% Clinton Nov 1994 Clinton Nov 1998 Bush Nov 2002 Bush Nov 2006 Obama Nov 2010 Supporting President Opposing President “Thinking some more about your vote for U.S. Congress, would you say your vote for U.S. Congress in this year’s election was a vote to send…a message SUPPORTING President Obama and his policies and programs, a message OPPOSING President Obama and his policies and programs...or... not a message either way about President Obama or his policies and programs?”
  8. 8. Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 10 Christian Conservative Tea Party Opposing Obama: 65% 81% Supporting Obama: 13% 4% Not a Message about Obama: 21% 15% “Thinking some more about your vote for U.S. Congress today, would you say your vote for U.S. Congress in this year’s election was a vote to send...” A majority of Christian conservatives and Tea Partiers, say their vote was a message opposing Obama. A message SUPPORTING President Obama and his policies and programs23% 40% A message OPPOSING President Obama and his policies and programs Not a message either way about President Obama or his policies and programs36%
  9. 9. Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 11 “Thinking about members of Congress and other political leaders, would you say…” A majority of voters say members of Congress and political leaders are ignoring our religious heritage. Members of Congress and other political leaders are too close to religious leaders …or… 27% 57% Members of Congress and other political leaders are ignoring our religious heritage
  10. 10. Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 12 16% 16% 16% 40% 36% 44% 32% 34% 29% Overall GOP (100%) Base GOP (53%) Soft GOP (47%) Cutting Taxes Reducing Spending Restoring Moral Values “What would you say is more important to getting America back on the right track, cutting taxes, reducing spending, or restoring moral values?” Reducing spending and restoring moral values are equally important to base GOPers.
  11. 11. Faith and Freedom Coalition National Survey ~ November 2, 2010 13 14% 17% 27% 34% 44% 33% Christian Conservative (49%) Tea Party (48%) Cutting Taxes Reducing Spending Restoring Moral Values “What would you say is more important to getting America back on the right track, cutting taxes, reducing spending, or restoring moral values?” Christian conservatives say we need to restore moral values to get America back on track. Tea Partiers are split between reducing spending and restoring moral values.
  12. 12. 214 North Fayette Street ▪ Alexandria, VA 22314 phone (703) 836-7655 ▪ fax (703) 836-8117 www. pos.org For more information about this presentation or about Public Opinion Strategies, please give us a call.

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