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(Next, we'd like to ask you about how much help the federal government provides to some different groups.) Do you think the government does too much, not enough, or about the right amount for...poor people? (Source: Pew Research Center Poll, Jan, 2018)


15%
Too much

62%
Not enough

19%
About the right amount

4%
Don't know/Refused

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Survey by Pew Research Center. Methodology: Conducted by Abt Associates, January 10 - January 15, 2018 and based on 1,503 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. 376 respondents were interviewed on a landline telephone, and 1127 were interviewed on a cell phone, including 718 who had no landline telephone. [USSRBI.013018AP.R28D] (View Citation)

Topics: GOVERNMENT GROUPS ECONOMICS





(Please choose the statement that comes closer to your own views--even if neither is exactly right.)...Poor people today have it easy because they can get government benefits without doing anything in return, poor people have hard lives because government benefits don't go far enough to help them live decently (Source: Pew Research Center's American Trends Panel Poll, Feb, 2017)


45%
Poor people today have it easy because they can get government benefits without doing anything in return

53%
Poor people have hard lives because government benefits don't go far enough to help them live decently

1%
No answer

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Survey by Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. Methodology: Conducted by Abt SRBI, February 28 - March 12, 2017 and based on 3,844 telephone and online interviews. Sample: National adult. 2066 respondents were interviewed online and 1778 by telephone. The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by the Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected US adults living in households. Respondents who self-identify as Internet users (representing 89% of US adults) participate in the panel via monthly self-administered Web surveys, and those who do not use the Internet participate via telephone or mail. The panel is being managed by Abt SRBI. Question wording in this topline is that from the web version of the survey. Question wording and format was adapted for the paper questionnaire delivered by mail. [USSRBI.033117P.R14C] (View Citation)

Topics: GROUPS WELFARE GOVERNMENT





(Here are some of the issues that were discussed in the (1964) presidential campaign. How much did each of these have to do with your final choice of which presidential candidate to vote for?)... The war on poverty (Source: ORC Public Opinion Index, Nov, 1964)


Subpopulation/Note: Voted in 1964 presidential election (42%).
35%
Great deal

35%
Fair amount

24%
Little or nothing

6%
No opinion

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Methodology: Conducted by Opinion Research Corporation, November 4 - November 8, 1964 and based on 778 personal and telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. [USORC.65FEB.R08S] (View Citation)

Topics: VOTE_FOR_PRESIDENT WELFARE







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