Registered Voters
The Republicans have control of the House of Representatives. Which statement comes closer to your view about what you think should happen:
The Republicans should compromise with the Democrats and President Obama to get things done The Republicans should stand firm on their positions even if it means things don't get done Unsure
Row % Row % Row %
Registered Voters 72% 25% 3%
Party ID Democrat 94% 4% 1%
Republican 49% 47% 4%
Independent 71% 25% 3%
Tea Party Supporters 45% 51% 4%
Party ID by Gender Democrat men 92% 6% 2%
Democrat women 96% 3% 1%
Republican men 50% 48% 3%
Republican women 48% 47% 5%
Independent men 69% 28% 3%
Independent women 75% 21% 4%
Political Ideology Liberal 96% 3% 1%
Moderate 80% 19% 1%
Conservative 55% 41% 4%
Region Northeast 81% 19% <1%
Midwest 71% 25% 3%
South 67% 31% 2%
West 74% 21% 6%
Household Income Less than $50,000 79% 18% 2%
$50,000 or more 68% 30% 2%
Education Not college graduate 74% 23% 3%
College graduate 69% 28% 3%
Age Under 45 73% 24% 3%
45 or older 72% 25% 3%
Age 18 to 29 74% 22% 5%
30 to 44 72% 26% 2%
45 to 59 70% 28% 2%
60 or older 73% 23% 4%
Race White 69% 28% 3%
Non-white 82% 17% 2%
Gender Men 68% 30% 3%
Women 77% 20% 3%
Obama Approval Rating Approve 96% 3% 1%
Disapprove 48% 47% 4%
Interview Type Landline 71% 26% 3%
Cell Phone 76% 21% 3%
November 29, 2010 Marist Poll National Registered Voters N=810 MOE +/- 3.5%. Totals may not add to 100 due to rounding.