Emily Swanson | September 14, 2009
Americans United for Change (D) / Anzalone Liszt (D)
9/10-11/09; 801 likely voters, 3.5% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
(Anzalone Liszt release)
Obama Job Approval
56% Excellent/Good, 41% Not so good/Poor (chart)
In your opinion, would you say the healthcare system in America is okay the way it is, needs minor reforms, needs major reforms, or needs a total overhaul?
9% Okay the way it is
28% Needs minor reforms
41% Needs major reforms
19% Needs a total overhaul
If your member of Congress voted in favor of healthcare reform, would you be much more likely to re-elect your member of Congress, somewhat more likely, somewhat less likely, or much less likely to re-elect your member of Congress?
49% More likely
39% Less likely
Who do you trust more to reform healthcare in America -- President Obama, or the Republicans in Congress?
45% President Obama
30% Republicans in Congress
From what you have seen or heard about [Obama's health care] speech, are you more likely or less likely to support President Obama's healthcare reform plan?
48% More likely
37% Less likely
Thinking about President Obama's healthcare reform plan, if the plan included a public option that gave people a choice between private insurance plans and a public health insurance plan, would you be more likely or less likely to support it?
62% More likely
28% Less likely
38% Democrat, 28% Republican, 30% independent (chart)