Strong Bipartisan Majority Favors Funding for Mental Health Professionals to Respond to Mental Health-Related 911 Calls, Rather than Police

A large bipartisan majority of three-in-four voters favors the federal government funding local programs that give 911 operators the ability to first send mental health professionals and social workers to a mental health-related incident, rather than police officers. Support is robust across party affiliation (Republicans 59%, Democrats 92%, independents 75%) and congressional districts (very red…

Large Majorities of Republicans and Democrats Agree on Steps to Drastically Reduce Social Security Shortfall

Favor Raising Taxes on Wealthy, Raising Retirement Age, While Increasing Benefits for Low-Income Americans The in-depth survey of a representative sample of more than 2,500 registered voters found that large majorities of Republicans and Democrats favored proposals for increasing revenue (increasing taxes on the wealthy, raising the payroll tax) and trimming benefits (raising the retirement…

Three-in-Four Voters Favor Reinstating Net Neutrality

A new public consultation survey has found that a large, bipartisan majority of Americans (73%) support reinstating net neutrality, including 82% of Democrats, 65% of Republicans, and 68% of Independents.  The online survey of 2,702 registered voters was conducted by the Program for Public Consultation at the University of Maryland (PPC). Respondents were given a short briefing…

Nearly 80% of Voters Support Prohibiting Foreign Entities from Funding Ballot Measures

College Park, MD – A strong bipartisan majority of eight-in-ten voters favor Congress banning foreign individuals and entities from spending money to influence ballot initiatives. Support is robust across party affiliation (Republicans 77%, Democrats 84%, independents 74%) and congressional districts (very red districts 74%, very blue districts 80%). While federal law prohibits foreign entities from spending…