A New Majority? PJTV Poll Tracks Tea Party Supporters
Given your current knowledge of the Tea Party Movement and their positions on the issues, would you say that you strongly support, somewhat support, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose the Tea Party Movement?
27% Strongly support
27% Somewhat support
13% Somewhat oppose
28% Strongly oppose
5% Not sure
Have you publicly shown support for the Tea Party Movement by speaking openly about it or is your support for the Tea Party Movement a private matter?
36% You publicly support the Tea Party Movement
52% You support the Tea Party Movement privately
12% Not sure
Do you consider yourself part of the Tea Party Movement or do have any close friends or family members who are part of the Tea Party Movement?
9% You are a Member of Tea Party
21% You are not member of the Tea Party but have friends or family who are
66% You no ties to the Tea Party
4% Not sure
How likely are you to vote for a candidate for Congress who the Tea Party Movement supports?
23% Very likely
25% Somewhat likely
14% Not very likely
25% Not at all likely
13% Not sure
Special questions for this survey only:
How strongly do you agree with the statement “The Tea Party Movement is racist?”
16% Strongly agree
19% Somewhat agree
16% Somewhat disagree
36% Strongly disagree
13% Not sure
When you think about the charges of racism in the Tea Party Movement, do you believe they are based on fact or do you believe they are politically motivated?
21% You believe charges of racism are based on fact
55% You believe charges of racism are politically motivated
24% Not sure