Registered Voters
What do you think will happen:
The Republicans will compromise with the Democrats and President Obama to get things done The Republicans will stand firm on their positions even if it means things don't get done Unsure
Row % Row % Row %
Registered Voters 28% 64% 7%
Party ID Democrat 25% 69% 5%
Republican 37% 55% 7%
Independent 26% 67% 7%
Tea Party Supporters 34% 58% 8%
Party ID by Gender Democrat men 26% 69% 5%
Democrat women 25% 69% 6%
Republican men 33% 61% 5%
Republican women 42% 48% 9%
Independent men 25% 68% 7%
Independent women 28% 65% 7%
Political Ideology Liberal 18% 79% 4%
Moderate 27% 67% 6%
Conservative 35% 56% 8%
Region Northeast 23% 66% 10%
Midwest 31% 65% 4%
South 30% 63% 7%
West 26% 66% 8%
Household Income Less than $50,000 30% 61% 9%
$50,000 or more 30% 67% 3%
Education Not college graduate 28% 64% 8%
College graduate 30% 65% 5%
Age Under 45 27% 68% 5%
45 or older 29% 62% 9%
Age 18 to 29 24% 70% 6%
30 to 44 29% 67% 4%
45 to 59 31% 64% 6%
60 or older 27% 61% 12%
Race White 29% 63% 8%
Non-white 28% 68% 4%
Gender Men 27% 66% 7%
Women 30% 62% 8%
Obama Approval Rating Approve 22% 73% 5%
Disapprove 37% 55% 8%
Interview Type Landline 28% 64% 8%
Cell Phone 29% 67% 5%
November 29, 2010 Marist Poll National Registered Voters N=810 MOE +/- 3.5%. Totals may not add to 100 due to rounding.