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(As you think about the elections for Congress this November (2018), how important are each of the following issues to you.) Is the issue of...Social Security very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all important? (Source: Pew Research Center for the People & the Press Poll, Sep, 2018)


Subpopulation/Note: Registered voters in Form 1 half sample. * = Less than .5 percent.
66%
Very important

26%
Somewhat important

5%
Not too important

2%
Not at all important

*
Don't know/Refused

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Survey by Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. Methodology: Conducted by Abt Associates, September 18 - September 24, 2018 and based on 1,754 telephone (landline only), telephone (cell only) interviews. Sample: National adult. [31115590.00025] (View Citation)

Topics: CONGRESS ELECTIONS PROBLEMS FICA





(Next, I'm going to read you several actions the next Congress could take. For each one, please tell me whether you would strongly support this action, mildly support this action, feel neutral about it, mildly oppose it, or strongly oppose this action.)...Reducing Medicare and Social Security benefits for wealthier retirees (Source: NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll, Nov, 2014)


Subpopulation/Note: Asked of Form B half sample.
21%
Strongly support

23%
Mildly support

20%
Free neutral

15%
Mildly oppose

19%
Strongly oppose

2%
Not sure

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Survey by NBC News, Wall Street Journal. Methodology: Conducted by Hart Research Associates/Public Opinion Strategies, November 14 - November 17, 2014 and based on 1,000 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. The sample included 350 respondents who use a cell phone only and 25 reached on a cell phone but who also have a landline. [USNBCWSJ.120214.R21I] (View Citation)

Topics: CONGRESS ELDERLY HEALTH FICA





(Many people believe that there are certain policy decisions affecting our lives which should be decided on the federal level, while other decisions should be made on the state level and still other decisions should be made at the local level--city, town, or county. For each item on this list tell me if you think the major decisions about it should be made at the federal level in Washington, the state level, or the local level.)...Social security (Source: Harris Survey, Apr, 1973)


85%
Federal

10%
State

2%
Local

3%
Not sure

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Methodology: Conducted by Louis Harris & Associates, April 18 - April 23, 1973 and based on 1,537 personal interviews. Sample: National adult. [USHARRIS.052873.R1B] (View Citation)

Topics: GOVERNMENT FEDERALISM FICA







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