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Judicial WatchHarris Interactive Poll Summary 2012

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                                                                  JUDICIAL WATCH OMNIBUS 
                                                                   JANUARY 12-15, 2012 
Question 
 
Are you currently registered vote? 
 
 
                                               Ind-                Ind- 
                                 Repub-        Lean    Full  Demo- Lean        Total 
                                 lican  Repub- Repub- Indep- crat  Demo- Demo- Indep- 
                           Total (Net)  lican  lican  endent (Net) crat  crat  endent 
                             (A)    (B)    (C)    (D)    (E)   (F)   (G)   (H)    (I)  
 
Unweighted Total            1012    384    257    127    126   432   149   283    402 
 
Weighted Total              1000    332    214    118*   131*  453   168*  286    416 
 
 
Yes                          800    279    186   387   126   261    315 
                              80%    84%EI  87%EGI 80%    73%   85%EG 75%   91%BDE 76%           FGI                           193 
                              19%    16%H   13%    20%H   27%BC 14%H  23%CFH    24%BCFH 
 
Don't know/Refused 
 
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                                                                  JUDICIAL WATCH OMNIBUS 
                                                                   JANUARY 12-15, 2012 
Question 
 
Please tell which the following people you would most likely support for the Republican nomination for President. 
 
Base Registered vote Republican Lean Republican 
 
 
                                               Ind-                Ind- 
                                 Repub-        Lean    Full  Demo- Lean        Total 
                                 lican  Repub- Repub- Indep- crat  Demo- Demo- Indep- 
                           Total (Net)  lican  lican  endent (Net) crat  crat  endent 
                             (A)    (B)    (C)    (D)    (E)   (F)   (G)   (H)    (I)  
 
Unweighted Total             351    351    240    111    111 
 
Weighted Total               279    279    186     94*     0**   0**   0**   0**   94* 
 
 
Anyone (Net)                 231    231    160 
                              83%    83%    86%BDI 76%     76% 
 
  Mitt Romney 
                              32%    32%    35%    28%     28% 
 
  Newt Gingrich 
                              17%    17%    20%B   10%     10% 
 
  Ron Paul 
                              14%    14%    12%    19%     19% 
 
  Rick Santorum 
                              10%    10%    11% 
 
  Rick Perry 
 
  Jon Huntsman 
 
  Other 
 
None/No one 
 
Undecided 
                              15%    15%C   12%    22%BC     22%BC 
 
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                                                                  JUDICIAL WATCH OMNIBUS 
                                                                   JANUARY 12-15, 2012 
Question 
 
Thinking about the government and how functions, which the candidates running for President you think would the most effective 
combating government corruption? 
 
Base Registered vote 
 
 
                                               Ind-                Ind- 
                                 Repub-        Lean    Full  Demo- Lean        Total 
                                 lican  Repub- Repub- Indep- crat  Demo- Demo- Indep- 
                           Total (Net)  lican  lican  endent (Net) crat  crat  endent 
                             (A)    (B)    (C)    (D)    (E)   (F)   (G)   (H)    (I)  
 
Unweighted Total             871    351    240    111   386   124   262    332 
 
Weighted Total               800    279    186     94*    95*  387   126*  261    315 
 
 
Any (Net)                    634    237    161   327   101   226    235 
                              79%    85%EI  87%EI  81%E   60%   84%EI 80%E  86%EI  75%E 
 
  Barack Obama               274   246   184 
                              34%    13%BC 63%BC 49%BC 70%BCD 25%BCDE 
                                                                DEGI  DEI   EFGI 
 
  Ron Paul                   113 
                              14%    22%CFH 18%FH  31%BCF 24%FH  7%H  15%FH    22%FGH 
                                                   GHI 
 
  Mitt Romney 
                              11%    20%EFG 23%EFG 13%GI 
 
  Newt Gingrich    17%EFG 19%EFG 13%FHI     8%FH 
 
  Rick Santorum    12%EFG 14%EFGH 7%FH      4%FH 
 
  Rick Perry     5%F    5%F    6%FH   6%F     4%FG 
 
  Jon Huntsman     4%H    3%H    5%H    5%H   2%H   5%FH      5%FH 
 
None these    25%BCD    13%BCFH 
                                                          FGHI 
 
Undecided 
                              11%    10%    10%    11%    14%   11%    12% 
 
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                                                                  JUDICIAL WATCH OMNIBUS 
                                                                   JANUARY 12-15, 2012 
Question 
 
Now, thinking about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, sometimes referred Obamacare, which now before the U.S. Supreme 
Court... Which the following statements you agree with? 
 
Base Registered vote 
 
 
                                               Ind-                Ind- 
                                 Repub-        Lean    Full  Demo- Lean        Total 
                                 lican  Repub- Repub- Indep- crat  Demo- Demo- Indep- 
                           Total (Net)  lican  lican  endent (Net) crat  crat  endent 
                             (A)    (B)    (C)    (D)    (E)   (F)   (G)   (H)    (I)  
 
Unweighted Total             871    351    240    111   386   124   262    332 
 
Weighted Total               800    279    186     94*    95*  387   126*  261    315 
 
 
The law CONSTITUTIONAL,   353   270   171    148 
and should upheld the   44%    15%    15%    15%    37%BC 70%BC 79%BC 66%BCD 47%BCD 
Supreme Court     DEHI  DEFHI 
 
The law                   344    220    147    126 
UNCONSTITUTIONAL, and         43%    79%EFG 79%EFG 77%EFG 34%FG 19%   17%   21%    40%FGH 
should overturned the 
Supreme Court 
 
Don't know 
                              12%    26%BC 10%G   13%BCF 12%BCG 
                                                          DFGHI 
 
Refused 
 
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                                                                  JUDICIAL WATCH OMNIBUS 
                                                                   JANUARY 12-15, 2012 
Question 
 
Thinking about the ongoing debate about whether Justice Elena Kagan should participate the Supreme Court's review the Obamacare law... Which the following two statements comes closer your opinion? 
 
Base Registered vote 
 
 
                                               Ind-                Ind- 
                                 Repub-        Lean    Full  Demo- Lean        Total 
                                 lican  Repub- Repub- Indep- crat  Demo- Demo- Indep- 
                           Total (Net)  lican  lican  endent (Net) crat  crat  endent 
                             (A)    (B)    (C)    (D)    (E)   (F)   (G)   (H)    (I)  
 
Unweighted Total             871    351    240    111   386   124   262    332 
 
Weighted Total               800    279    186     94*    95*  387   126*  261    315 
 
 
Justice Elena Kagan SHOULD   294    158    121 
NOT participate deciding   37%    56%CEF 51%EFG 68%BCE 33%   25%   21%   26%    39%FGH 
the constitutionality             GHI     FGHI 
the law and recuse herself 
from the proceedings 
 
Justice Elena Kagan SHOULD   268   179   113    104 
participate deciding the   34%    22%D   26%BD  14%    26%   46%BC 53%BC 43%BCD 33%BD 
constitutionality the                                        DEI   DEI 
law and NOT recuse herself 
from the proceedings 
 
Don't know                   226   107 
                              28%    21%    22%    17%    40%BC 28%   25%   29%    27%BD 
 
Refused 
 
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                                                                  JUDICIAL WATCH OMNIBUS 
                                                                   JANUARY 12-15, 2012 
Question 
 
Thinking about Congress, which the following statements closer your opinion? 
 
Base Registered vote 
 
 
                                               Ind-                Ind- 
                                 Repub-        Lean    Full  Demo- Lean        Total 
                                 lican  Repub- Repub- Indep- crat  Demo- Demo- Indep- 
                           Total (Net)  lican  lican  endent (Net) crat  crat  endent 
                             (A)    (B)    (C)    (D)    (E)   (F)   (G)   (H)    (I)  
 
Unweighted Total             871    351    240    111   386   124   262    332 
 
Weighted Total               800    279    186     94*    95*  387   126*  261    315 
 
 
All laws against insider     691    263    174   323   102   221    274 
trading should enforced    86%    94%EFG 94%FGH 95%FGH 87%   83%   81%   85%    87% 
against members Congress 
 
Members Congress should exempt from some laws     7%B  13%BC 18%BC 11%BCD 10%BCD 
regarding insider trading 
 
Don't know 
 
Refused 
 
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                                                                  JUDICIAL WATCH OMNIBUS 
                                                                   JANUARY 12-15, 2012 
Question 
 
Thinking about the issue immigration, you agree disagree that local law enforcement officers should help enforce federal immigration laws? you STRONGLY (agree/disagree) only SOMEWHAT (agree/disagree)? 
 
Base Registered vote 
 
 
                                               Ind-                Ind- 
                                 Repub-        Lean    Full  Demo- Lean        Total 
                                 lican  Repub- Repub- Indep- crat  Demo- Demo- Indep- 
                           Total (Net)  lican  lican  endent (Net) crat  crat  endent 
                             (A)    (B)    (C)    (D)    (E)   (F)   (G)   (H)    (I)  
 
Unweighted Total             871    351    240    111   386   124   262    332 
 
Weighted Total               800    279    186     94*    95*  387   126*  261    315 
 
 
Agree (Net)                  588    242    161   247   170    233 
                              74%    87%FGH 87%FGH 87%FGH 78%FG 64%   62%   65%    74%FG 
 
  Strongly agree             402    200    139   135    153 
                              50%    71%EFG 75%EFG 64%FGH 57%FG 35%   31%   37%    49%FGH 
 
  Somewhat agree             186   112 
                              23%    15%C   12%    23%BC  21%   29%BC 31%BC 28%BC  26%BC 
 
Disagree (Net)               184   129 
                              23%    11%    11%    11%    18%   33%BC 37%BC 32%BCD 23%BCD 
                                                                DEI   DEI 
 
  Somewhat disagree 
                              11%   15%BC 15%B  15%BCE 10% 
 
  Strongly disagree 
                              12%    13%BC 18%BC 22%BC 17%BCD 14%BCD 
 
Don't know 
 
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                                                                  JUDICIAL WATCH OMNIBUS 
                                                                   JANUARY 12-15, 2012 
Question 
 
When addressing the issue illegal immigration, should there more less emphasis placed law enforcement, should remain about the 
same now? 
 
Base Registered vote 
 
 
                                               Ind-                Ind- 
                                 Repub-        Lean    Full  Demo- Lean        Total 
                                 lican  Repub- Repub- Indep- crat  Demo- Demo- Indep- 
                           Total (Net)  lican  lican  endent (Net) crat  crat  endent 
                             (A)    (B)    (C)    (D)    (E)   (F)   (G)   (H)    (I)  
 
Unweighted Total             871    351    240    111   386   124   262    332 
 
Weighted Total               800    279    186     94*    95*  387   126*  261    315 
 
 
More                         426    202    139   152   100    171 
                              53%    72%FGH 75%EFG 67%FGH 60%FG 39%   41%   38%    54%FGH 
 
Less   12%BC 11%C  12%BC 
 
About the same               274   177   122    110 
                              34%    21%    19%    25%    32%C  46%BC 44%BC 47%BCD 35%BCD 
                                                                DEI 
 
Don't know/Not sure 
 
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                                                                  JUDICIAL WATCH OMNIBUS 
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Question you agree disagree with the policy that some cities and local governments have put place called 'sanctuary policies' where these local 
governments choose not enforce federal immigration law, creating sanctuary for illegal immigrants? you STRONGLY (agree/disagree) only 
SOMEWHAT (agree/disagree)? 
 
Base Registered vote 
 
 
                                               Ind-                Ind- 
                                 Repub-        Lean    Full  Demo- Lean        Total 
                                 lican  Repub- Repub- Indep- crat  Demo- Demo- Indep- 
                           Total (Net)  lican  lican  endent (Net) crat  crat  endent 
                             (A)    (B)    (C)    (D)    (E)   (F)   (G)   (H)    (I)  
 
Unweighted Total             871    351    240    111   386   124   262    332 
 
Weighted Total               800    279    186     94*    95*  387   126*  261    315 
 
 
Agree (Net)                  244   152   107 
                              30%    21%    18%    28%    26%   39%BC 36%BC 41%BCD 30%BC 
 
  Strongly agree             102 
                              13%    12%    10%    15%    12%   14%   11%   16%    13% 
 
  Somewhat agree             142 
                              18%    10%    13%    13%   25%BC 25%BC 25%BCD 18%BC 
                                                                DEI 
 
Disagree (Net)               509    210    145   212   138    202 
                              64%    75%FGH 78%FGH 70%FH  66%   55%   59%   53%    64%FH 
 
  Somewhat disagree          127 
                              16%    13%    11%    17%    11%   19%BC 24%BC 17%    18% 
 
  Strongly disagree          383    175    125   137    146 
                              48%    62%DFG 67%BDF 53%FGH 55%FG 35%   35%   35%    46%FGH     GHI 
 
Don't know 
 
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                                                                  JUDICIAL WATCH OMNIBUS 
                                                                   JANUARY 12-15, 2012 
Question P10 
 
Thinking about things Washington, would you say you agree disagree that corruption significant problem Washington? you STRONGLY 
(agree/disagree) only SOMEWHAT (agree/disagree)? 
 
Base Registered vote 
 
 
                                               Ind-                Ind- 
                                 Repub-        Lean    Full  Demo- Lean        Total 
                                 lican  Repub- Repub- Indep- crat  Demo- Demo- Indep- 
                           Total (Net)  lican  lican  endent (Net) crat  crat  endent 
                             (A)    (B)    (C)    (D)    (E)   (F)   (G)   (H)    (I)  
 
Unweighted Total             871    351    240    111   386   124   262    332 
 
Weighted Total               800    279    186     94*    95*  387   126*  261    315 
 
 
Agree (Net)                  705    262    174   328   110   218    282 
                              88%    94%FHI 94%FH  93%H   89%   85%   87%   83%    90% 
 
  Strongly agree             558    215    139   249   161    233 
                              70%    77%FH  75%FH  81%FH  72%   64%   70%   62%    74%FH 
 
  Somewhat agree             147 
                              18%    17%    19%    12%    16%   20%   18%   22%    16% 
 
Disagree (Net)   14%BC 12%BC 15%BCDI 8%BD 
 
  Somewhat disagree   11%BCD   13%BCDE 
 
  Strongly disagree     5%BC    5%BC     4%BC 
 
Don't know 
 
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                                                                  JUDICIAL WATCH OMNIBUS 
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Question P11 
 
Which party you trust more combat government corruption Washington DC, Democrats Replublicans? 
 
Base Registered vote 
 
 
                                               Ind-                Ind- 
                                 Repub-        Lean    Full  Demo- Lean        Total 
                                 lican  Repub- Repub- Indep- crat  Demo- Demo- Indep- 
                           Total (Net)  lican  lican  endent (Net) crat  crat  endent 
                             (A)    (B)    (C)    (D)    (E)   (F)   (G)   (H)    (I)  
 
Unweighted Total             871    351    240    111   386   124   262    332 
 
Weighted Total               800    279    186     94*    95*  387   126*  261    315 
 
 
Democrats                    294   263   182    104 
                              37%     6%C    11%BC  13%BC 68%BC 65%BC 69%BCD 33%BCDE 
                                                                DEI   DEI 
 
Republicans                  243    188    141 
                              30%    67%DEF 76%BDE 51%EFGH   11%   10%   12%    20%EFGH 
                                     GHI    FGHI 
 
Neither/Not sure             263    147 
                              33%    27%CH  21%    39%BCF 82%BC 21%   26%   18%    47%BCFGH      DFGHI 
 
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                                                                  JUDICIAL WATCH OMNIBUS 
                                                                   JANUARY 12-15, 2012 
Question P12 thinking about government transparency and access information about the operation the federal government, you believe the Obama 
administration has... 
 
Base Registered vote 
 
 
                                               Ind-                Ind- 
                                 Repub-        Lean    Full  Demo- Lean        Total 
                                 lican  Repub- Repub- Indep- crat  Demo- Demo- Indep- 
                           Total (Net)  lican  lican  endent (Net) crat  crat  endent 
                             (A)    (B)    (C)    (D)    (E)   (F)   (G)   (H)    (I)  
 
Unweighted Total             871    351    240    111   386   124   262    332 
 
Weighted Total               800    279    186     94*    95*  387   126*  261    315 
 
 
Worsened government          212    154    112 
transparency                  27%    55%DEF 60%BDE 45%EFG 22%FGH    23%FGH 
                                     GHI    FGHI 
 
Improved government          208   179   133 
transparency                  26%    12%   46%BC 37%BC 51%BCD 20%BCD 
                                                                DEGI  DEI   EFGI 
 
Has not changed government   335    102   166   100    166 
transparency                  42%    36%C   31%    46%BC  59%BC 43%CH 53%BC 38%    53%BCFH 
 
Don't know     7%C 
 
Refused 
 
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                                                                  JUDICIAL WATCH OMNIBUS 
                                                                   JANUARY 12-15, 2012 
Question P13 thinking about the Obama administration's policies concerning illegal immigration, you agree disagree with its approach? you STRONGLY 
(agree/disagree) only SOMEWHAT (agree/disagree)? 
 
Base Registered vote 
 
 
                                               Ind-                Ind- 
                                 Repub-        Lean    Full  Demo- Lean        Total 
                                 lican  Repub- Repub- Indep- crat  Demo- Demo- Indep- 
                           Total (Net)  lican  lican  endent (Net) crat  crat  endent 
                             (A)    (B)    (C)    (D)    (E)   (F)   (G)   (H)    (I)  
 
Unweighted Total             871    351    240    111   386   124   262    332 
 
Weighted Total               800    279    186     94*    95*  387   126*  261    315 
 
 
Agree (Net)                  321   249   179    120 
                              40%    12%    10%    17%    37%BC 64%BC 55%BC 69%BCD 38%BCD     DEGI  DEI   EFGI 
 
  Strongly agree             112 
                              14%     9%BC 25%BCD 9%BC 33%BCDE 7%BCD 
                                                                EGI         FGI 
 
  Somewhat agree             209   152 
                              26%    10%    14%    27%BC 39%BC 46%BC 36%BCD 31%BCD    DEI 
 
Disagree (Net)               339    212    143    138 
                              42%    76%EFG 77%EFG 74%EFG 43%FG 18%   22%   17%    44%FGH 
 
  Somewhat disagree          118 
                              15%    21%FH  20%FH  24%FH  16%   10%H  16%FH    18%FH 
 
  Strongly disagree          221    153    106 
                              28%    55%EFG 57%EFG 50%EFG 28%FGH    25%FGH 
 
Don't know                   139 
                              17%    12%    13%    20%   18%   23%BC 15%    18%BD 
 
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                                                                   JANUARY 12-15, 2012 
Question SP2A 
 
Political Party Identification 
 
 
                                               Ind-                Ind- 
                                 Repub-        Lean    Full  Demo- Lean        Total 
                                 lican  Repub- Repub- Indep- crat  Demo- Demo- Indep- 
                           Total (Net)  lican  lican  endent (Net) crat  crat  endent 
                             (A)    (B)    (C)    (D)    (E)   (F)   (G)   (H)    (I)  
 
Unweighted Total            1012    384    257    127    126   432   149   283    402 
 
Weighted Total              1000    332    214    118*   131*  453   168*  286    416 
 
 
Republican (Net)             332    332    214    118    118 
                              33%   100%EF 100%EF 100%EFGH     28%EFGH 
                                    GHI    GHI 
 
  Republican                 214    214    214 
                              21%    65%DE 100%BDEF 
                                     FGHI  GHI 
 
  Independent-Lean           118    118    118    118 
  Republican                  12%    35%CEFG    100%BCEF     28%CEFGH            GHI 
 
Independent                  131    131    131 
                              13%    100%BCD     31%BCDFGH 
                                                         FGHI 
 
Democrat (Net)               453   453   168   286    168 
                              45%   100%B 100%B 100%BCD 40%BCDE 
                                                               CDEI  CDEI 
 
  Independent-Lean           168   168   168    168 
  Democratic                  17%    37%B 100%BCD     40%BCDEH 
                                                                CDEH EFHI 
 
  Democrat                   286   286   286 
                              29%    63%BCD   100%BCDE 
                                                                EGI        FGI 
 
Other Party 
 
Don't Know/Refused 
 
Total Independent            416    118    118    131   168   168    416 
                              42%    35%CH    100%BC 100%BC 37%C 100%BCF    100%BCFH 
 
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