Executive Summary (Public Opinion Poll)
Human Events and Gravis Marketing conducted a random survey of 683 registered Republican voters regarding current events The poll carries a margin of error of 4%. 1153 voters completed the poll for the General election question.The poll was conducted 12-29-2013-12-31-2013 and 1-2-2014. Overall, the results are:
- The vast majority do not support federal involvement in videos games or gun purchases, with only 27% in favor of federal regulation of video games and only 25% in favor of the federal government approving firearm purchases;
- Only 37% think mothers should be ordered into combat zones;
- A large majority do not support amnesty for illegal aliens, with 82% opposed to such an idea;
- Mitch McConnell holds an 59% to 26% advantage in a race between him and John Calipari;
- McConnell’s advantage weakens when running against Matt Bevin, at 53% to 31%;
- Less than half of respondents think McConnell is as conservative today as he was when first elected (29%);
- A majority think McConnell is not doing enough to end Obamacare (59%).
Should the federal government regulate video games that use firearm scenarios?
Should the federal government approve firearm transactions before they are completed?
Should mothers serving in the military be ordered into combat zones?
Would you support amnesty for illegal aliens?
In a Republican primary, would you support John Calipari or Senator McConnell?
If the Republican primary were held today, would you vote for Matt Bevin or Mitch McConnell?
If the race for election for US Senate were held today, would you vote for Republican Mitch McConnell, Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, or Independent Ed Marksberry?
Is Senator McConnell as conservative today as he was when he first ran for the Senate?
Has Senator McConnell done enough to end Obamacare?
Note: the polls were conducted using automated telephone and the results weighed according to anticipated voting demographics. If you’d like further detailed information of the results, please contract Cherie Bereta Hymel.