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THE AP-GfK POLL

January, 2013
Conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications

A telephone survey of the American general population (ages 18+)

Interview dates: January 10 14, 2013 Number of interviews, adults: 1,004 Margin of error for the total sample: +/- 4.0 percentage points at the 95% confidence level

NOTE: All results show percentages among all respondents, unless otherwise labeled. Please refer to the exact sample number at the bottom of each table. All results shown are percentages unless otherwise labeled.

CUR1 through CUR4/CUR5 previously released Some items from CURX1 previously released
CURX1. How important are the following issues to you personally Not at all important, slightly important, moderately important, very important or extremely important? How about [READ EACH ITEM. RANDOMIZE]
LIKELY VOTERS 10/13-18/10 LOW 2/16-20/12 51 24 27 24 24 15 10 * *
N=1,000

Immigration Extremely/Very important Extremely important Very important Moderately important Slightly/Not at all important Slightly important Not at all important Dont know [VOL] Refused [VOL]
Based on:

54 24 31 26 18 11 7 2 *
N=1,004

51 24 27 24 24 15 10 * *
N=1,000

51 24 27 26 23 15 8 * *
N=1,000

56 26 30 23 20 16 5 1 *
N=1,000

51 23 28 26 23 14 9 1 *
N=1,000

58 25 32 21 21 14 6 * 1
N=1,001

53 24 29 25 22 15 6 1 *
N=1,001

55 27 28 25 21 14 6 * N=1,001

60 30 30 20 19 13 5 1 N=1,001

58 24 34 18 24 15 8 * *
N=1,000

58 25 32 23 19 13 7 * N=1,501

62 30 32 21 17 12 5 * N=846

64 35 29 19 17 11 6 * N=1,000

64 34 31 20 16 11 5 N=1,007

65 34 31 20 15 9 6 * N=1,044

60 28 32 23 16 10 6 1 *
N=1,002

65 34 31 20 15 9 6 * N=1,000

HIGH 6/9-14/10

10/13-17/11

TOTAL 10/13-18/10

1/10-14/13

2/16-20/12

12/8-12/11

8/18-22/11

6/16-20/11

3/24-28/11

8/11-16/10

1/5-10/11

9/8-13/10

6/9-14/10

5/7-11/10

11/3-8/10

5/5-9/11

B1 through CCON6 previously released Some items from CUR25 previously released
CUR25. Who do you trust to do a better job of [INSERT ITEM], [ROTATE:] the Democrats or the Republicans?

Handling immigration Democrats Republicans Neither [VOL] Dont know [VOL] Refused [VOL]
Based on:

41 34 16 9 1
N=1,004

43 42 12 4 *
N=1,001

44 40 13 4 *
N=1,001

41 46 10 3 *
N=1,501

39 50 9 2 *
N=846

LIKELY VOTERS 10/13-18/10

TOTAL 10/13-18/10

3/24-28/11

1/10-14/13

1/5-10/11

ECO8 through GUNS3 previously released

NCC8. Do you favor or oppose providing a legal way for illegal immigrants already in the United States to become U.S. citizens? [INTERVIEWER: FOR EACH FAVOR, ASK: Is that strongly favor or somewhat favor? FOR EACH OPPOSE ASK: Is that strongly oppose or somewhat oppose?] 1/10-14/13 8/11-16/10

Total Favor Strongly favor Somewhat favor Total Oppose Somewhat oppose Strongly oppose Dont know Refused

62 35 27 35 12 23 2 *

50 27 23 48 15 33 2 *

47 21 26 50 12 38 2 1

Based on:

N=979

N=1,007

N=1,001

9/3-8/09

IM21. As you may know, President Obama announced in 2012 that illegal immigrants 30 years old or younger who were brought to the United States as children could obtain work permits if they meet certain criteria and do not have a criminal record. Do you favor, oppose or neither favor nor oppose this policy? (FOR EACH FAVOR OR OPPOSE): Do you FAVOR/OPPOSE that strongly or only somewhat? 1/10-14/13 Total Favor Strongly favor Somewhat favor Neither favor nor oppose Total Oppose Somewhat oppose Strongly oppose Dont know Refused 63 39 24 16 20 5 15 1 *

Based on:

N=1,004

TP4.

Do you consider yourself a supporter of the Tea Party movement, or are you not a supporter of the Tea Party movement? Low: 1/10-14/13 22 6 16 64 13 1
N=1,004

Supporter Strongly Moderately Not a supporter Dont know [VOL] Refused [VOL]
Based on:

22 6 16 64 13 1
N=1,004

27 8 19 63 8 1
N=1,006

23 8 16 65 10 1
N=1,007

22 7 15 67 10 1
N=1,004

25 8 17 71 4 1
N=1,000

30 10 20 64 6 1
N=1,000

28 10 18 68 4 *
N=1,000

25 9 16 70 5 *
N=1,000

33 10 24 61 5 1
N=1,001

30 8 23 63 7 *
N=1,001

30 11 19 65 6 *
N=1,001

31 11 21 61 7 *
N=1,001

30 8 22 66 4 N=1,000

30 9 21 67 4 *
N=1,501

36 13 24 60 3 1
N=846

33 10 24 61 5 1
N=1,001

High: 6/16-20/11

LIKELY VOTERS 10/13-18/10

TOTAL 10/13-18/10

1/10-14/13

10-13-17/11

8/16-20/12

6/14-18/12

2/16-20/12

12/8-12/11

8/18-22/11

6/16-20/11

3/24-28/11

1/5-10/11

11/3-8/10

5/3-7/12

5/5-9/11

PID1.

Do you consider yourself a Democrat, a Republican, an independent, or none of these?


REGISTERED VOTERS 10/19-23/12 REGISTERED VOTERS 9/13-17/12 LIKELY VOTERS 9/1317/12

LIKELY VOTERS 10/19-23/12

11/29-12/3/12

TOTAL 10/19-23/12

1/10-14/13

TOTAL 9/13-17/12

6/14-18-/12

8/16-20/12

Democrat Independent Republican None of these Dont know [VOL] Refused [VOL]
Based on:

29 30 21 19 * 1
N=1,004

33 27 23 15 1 2
N=1,002

31 27 25 14 2 2
N=1,186

32 28 28 8 2 2
N=1,041

34 27 30 6 * 3
N=839

31 29 22 17 1 *
N=1,512

32 30 25 13 1 *
N=1,282

31 30 30 8 1 *
N=807

31 30 23 15 1 1
N=1,006

29 33 22 15 1 1
N=1,007

31 29 22 17 1 *
N=1,004

5/3-7/12

PID1/ PIDi.

Do you consider yourself a Democrat, a Republican, an independent, or none of these? [IF INDEPENDENT OR NONE, ASK:] Do you lean more toward the Democrats or the Republicans?
11/29-12/3/12

Total Democrat Democrat Independent lean Democratic None lean Democratic Total Republican Republican Independent lean Republican None lean Republican [VOL] Independent dont lean [VOL] None dont lean [VOL] Independent lean other [VOL] None lean other Dont know Refused
Based on:

46 29 12 5 36 21 9 6 7 6 1 1 2 1
N=1,004

1/10-14/13

49 33 10 6 37 23 9 5 6 4 1 1 1 2
N=1,002

G11b.

Generally speaking, do you consider yourself a liberal, moderate, or conservative?

Liberal Conservative Moderate Dont know Refused


Based on:

21 37 35 5 1

21 40 32 5 2

N=1,004

N=1,002

11/29-12/3/12

1/10-14/13

[INTERVIEWER READ:] The following questions are for classification purposes only. Be assured that your responses will be aggregated with those of other participants to this survey. DM2. What is the last grade of school you completed? [READ EACH ITEM] Less than high school graduate High school graduate Technical/trade school Some college College graduate Some graduate school Graduate degree Dont know [VOL] Refused [VOL]
Based on:

9 29 6 23 16 3 11 * 3
N=1,004

DM4.

In what year were you born? Age group: 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Refused [VOL]
Based on:

21 35 23 17 4
N=1,004

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DM5.

Which one of the following best describes where you live? [READ EACH ITEM] Urban area Suburban area Rural area Dont know [VOL] Refused [VOL]
Based on:

24 40 31 3 3
N=1,004

DM6.

Do you currently own your home, rent it, or do you have some other arrangement? Own Rent Other arrangement Dont know [VOL] Refused [VOL]
Based on:

57 30 10 1 3
N=1,004

DM7.

Are you the parent or guardian of one or more children under the age of 18, or not? Yes No Dont know [VOL] Refused [VOL]
Based on:

32 65 * 3
N=1,004

DM8.

How many different landline telephone numbers, if any, are there in your home? This includes listed or unlisted numbers. To answer this question, please dont count cell phones or landlines used ONLY for faxes or modems. None One Line Two lines Three or more lines Dont know [VOL] Refused [VOL]
Based on:

35 58 3 1 * 3
N=1,004

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DM9.

And on how many different cell-phone numbers, if any, could I have reached you for this call? None One Two Three or more Dont know [VOL] Refused [VOL]
Based on:

7 76 9 3 1 4
N=1,004

DM10. [IF BOTH LAND AND CELLPHONE, ASK:] Generally speaking, would you say you use your landline phone most of the time, your cell phone most of the time, or would you say you use both about equally? Landline Cell phone Both equally Dont know [VOL] Refused [VOL]
Based on:

27 40 33 1 *
N=618

DM10a. [ASK CELL-PHONE SAMPLE ONLY] How many adults, in addition to you, carry and use this cell phone at least once a week or more? None One Two Three or more Dont know [VOL] Refused [VOL]
Based on:

44 39 8 6 1 2
N=400

DM16. Are you of Hispanic, Latino or Spanish origin? Yes No Dont know [VOL] Refused [VOL]
Based on:

14 82 1 3
N=1,004

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DM17. [IF SPANISH/HISPANIC/LATINO (D16=1), ASK:] In addition to being Hispanic, Latino or Spanish, what race or races do you consider yourself to be? [DO NOT READ. ACCEPT MULTIPLE RESPONSES.] DM18. [IF NOT SPANISH/HISPANIC/LATINO (D16=2), ASK:] What race or races do you consider yourself to be? [DO NOT READ. ACCEPT MULTIPLE RESPONSES.]
White, Caucasian Black, African-American, Negro American Indian or Alaska Native Asian Indian Native Hawaiian Chinese Guamanian or Chamorro Filipino Samoan Japanese Korean Vietnamese Other Asian Other Pacific Islander Some other race Don't know Refused Multiple races
Based on:

66 12 1 2 * 1 1 * * 1 8 2 5 2
N=1,004

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DM19. Does your total household [IF SINGLE: PERSONAL] income fall below $50,000 dollars, or is it $50,000 or higher? [READ LIST] Below $50,000 $50,000+ Dont know [VOL] Refused [VOL]
Based on:

49 42 1 8
N=1,004

DM20. And in which group does your total household [IF SINGLE: PERSONAL] income fall? [READ LIST] Under $10,000 $10,000 to under $20,000 $20,000 to under $30,000 $30,000 to under $40,000 $40,000 to under $50,000 $50,000 to under $75,000 $75,000 to under $100,000 $100,000 to under $150,000 $150,000 or more Dont know [VOL] Refused [VOL]
Based on:

8 11 10 7 9 15 9 9 7 3 12
N=1,004

GUNS4. Does anyone in your household own a gun, or not? Yes No Dont know [VOL] Refused [VOL]
Based on:

36 58 1 5
N=1,004

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DM25. [INTERVIEWER RECORD:] Respondents Gender: Male Female


Based on:

50 50
N=1,004

CENSUS REGION: Northeast Midwest South West


Based on:

19 22 37 23
N=1,004

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AP-GfK Poll Methodology The Associated Press-GfK Poll was conducted January 10 14, 2013 by GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications a division of GfK Custom Research North America. This telephone poll is based on a nationally-representative probability sample of 1,004 general population adults age 18 or older. Interviews were conducted with 604 respondents on landlines and 400 respondents on cellular telephones. Both the landline and cell phone samples were provided by Survey Sampling International. The sample included the contiguous 48 states, Alaska, and Hawaii. Interviews were conducted in both English and Spanish, depending on respondent preference. The combined landline and cell phone data were weighted to account for probabilities of selection, as well as age, sex, education and race, using targets from the March 2011 supplement of the Current Population Survey. In addition to these factors, the weighting takes into account the patterns of land and cell phone usage by region from the 2011 Fall estimates provided by GfK MRI Inc. The margin of sampling error is plus or minus 4.0 percentage points at the 95% confidence level, for results based on the entire sample of adults. The margin of sampling error is higher and varies for results based on sub-samples. In our reporting of the findings, percentage points are rounded off to the nearest whole number. As a result, percentages in a given table column may total slightly higher or lower than 100%. In questions that permit multiple responses, columns may total significantly more than 100%, depending on the number of different responses offered by each respondent. Trend data are displayed for selected questions from previous AP-GfK Polls that also consisted of telephone interviews with nationally-representative probability samples of adults age 18 or older. Details about all AP-GfK Polls are available at http://www.ap-gfkpoll.com.

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