Emily Swanson | December 7, 2009
12/4-5/09; 1,000 likely voters, 3% margin of error
Mode: Automated phone
Suppose the Tea Party Movement organized itself as a political party. When thinking about the next election for Congress, would you vote for the Republican candidate from your district, the Democratic candidate from your district, or the Tea Party candidate from your district?
36% Democrat, 23% Tea Party, 18% Republican
Do you have a favorable or an unfavorable opinion of the Tea Party movement?
41% Favorable, 22% Unfavorable
Some people say that Republicans and Democrats are so much alike that an entirely new party is needed to represent the American people. Do you agree?
41% Yes, 45% No