Emily Swanson | June 30, 2010
As you may know, a new health reform bill was signed into law earlier this year. Given what you know about the new health reform law, do you have a generally favorable or generally unfavorable opinion of it?
48% Favorable, 41% Unfavorable (chart)
Based on those who have an unfavorable view of the new health reform law (n=526): Given that you have an unfavorable view of the health reform law, which comes closer to your view of what should happen now:
29% The law should be given a chance to work, with Congress making necessary changes along the way
66% The law should be repealed as soon as possible
Do you think ________ will be better off or worse off under the new health reform law, or don't you think it will make much difference?
You and your family: 28% Better, 28% Worse, 39% No difference
The country as a whole: 42% Better, 32% Worse, 19% no difference
Say a candidate for Congress voted FOR the health reform law. Would that make you more likely to support that candidate for Congress, more likely to oppose that candidate for Congress, or wouldn't it make much difference in your vote?
34% More likely to support,
55% 31% More likely to oppose, 32% No difference
35% Democrat, 25% Republican, 31% independent (chart)