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All 2018 Massachusetts Polls
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Questions
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ACADid the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) make our health care system better, worse, or kept it about the same? 12/18 MPG state generalBetter
Worse
Same
Not sure/don’t know
46%
36%
13%
5%
7
ACAWere you or anyone in your family helped by the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? 12/18 MPG state generalHelped a lot
Helped a little
No help
Not sure/don’t know
20%
15%
57%
8%
8
AutomationHow well do you think public K-12 schools in Massachusetts are doing at preparing students for jobs in today’s economy? 5/18 WBUR state general Very well
Somewhat well
Not too well
Not at all well
Don’t Know / Refused
6%
52%
23%
13%
6%
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BakerWho would you vote? Charlie Baker or Elizabeth Warren for GOVERNOR? 9/18 MPG state general
Warren
Baker
Undecided
Don’t Know/Not Sure
34%
49%
10%
6%
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BakerWho would you vote? Charlie Baker or Elizabeth Warren for SENATE? 9/18 MPG state general
Warren
Baker
Undecided
Don’t Know/Not Sure
45%
42%
6%
6%
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Baker{FOR THOSE APPROVING OF BAKER JOB PERFORMANCE}
Earlier you said you approve of the job Charlie Baker is doing as governor. What would you say is his biggest accomplishment over the past four years?
6/18 Suffolk state general
“Doing a good job/Getting a lot
accomplished/Keeping his word”
“Bipartisanship/Unifying”
“Budget/Fiscally Responsible”
“Economy/Jobs/Bring business”
“Transit/Transportation”
“Taxes”
“Crime/Justice system”
“Opioid Crisis
“For/Cares about the people”
“Respected/Honest/Trustworthy
General positive/favorable
Other
DK/NA/Refused

18%
10%
7%
7%
5%
3%
2%
0%
4%
4%
4%
5%
27%
12
BakerDo you see Charlie Baker as a “pro-Trump” Republican or an “anti-Trump” Republican? 6/18 Suffolk state generalPro-Trump
Anti-Trump
Neither
Undecided
14%
59%
11%
16%
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Baker{FOR THOSE WHO ANSWERED RT DIRECTION}
Who would you say is most responsible for Massachusetts heading in the right
direction? 9/18 Suffolk state general
Governor Baker
President Trump
U.S. Congress
Massachusetts Legislature
The economy in general
Undecided
41%
3%
2%
23%
24%
8%
14
Baker{FOR THOSE WHO ANSWERED WRONG TRACK}
Who would you say is most responsible for Massachusetts heading on the wrong
track? 9/18 Suffolk state general
Governor Baker
President Trump
U.S. Congress
Massachusetts Legislature
The economy in general
Undecided
Refused
18%
20%
7%
38%
3%
9%
4%
15
BakerDo you view Charlie Baker as a “pro-Trump” Republican or an “anti-Trump” Republican? 9/18 Suffolk state general Pro-Trump
Anti-Trump
Neither
Undecided
12%
61%
11%
16%
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BakerWhen it comes to the positions they hold on important issues, would you say that Governor Charlie Baker and President Donald Trump are...?
11/18 UMA state general
Very Similar
Mostly Similar
Mostly Different
Very Different
Not Sure
2%
17%
39%
33%
9%
17
BakerWhen it comes to the positions they hold on important issues, would you say that Governor Charlie Baker and the Republican Party are...?
11/18 UMA state general
Very Similar
Mostly Similar
Mostly Different
Very Different
Not Sure
6%
32%
41%
11%
9%
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BakerAs you know, natural gas pipelines recently burst in the towns of Andover, Lawrence, and North Andover resulting in explosions, fires, and one casualty. Would you say you are … with the way Columbia Gas has responded to this incident? 10/18 UML state generalVery Satisfied
Somewhat Satisfied
Somewhat Dissatisfied
Very Dissatisfied 12
Don't Know
Refused
5%
22%
23%
37%
12%
1%
19
BakerAnd, would you say you are (very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied or very dissatisfied) with the way Governor Baker has responded to the gas pipeline incident? 10/18 UML state generalVery Satisfied
Somewhat Satisfied
Somewhat Dissatisfied
Very Dissatisfied
Don't Know
Refused
26%
42%
10%
7%
14%
1%
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BakerDo you approve or disapprove of the way Governor Charlie Baker is handling the situation with the MBTA? 1/18 WBUR state general Approve
Disapprove
Don’t Know / Refused
45%
19%
37%
21
BakerDo you think the MBTA is doing a better job handling the cold and snow this winter than previous winters, a worse job, or about the same? 1/18 WBUR state general Better
Worse
Same
Don’t Know / Refused
45%
3%
30%
22%
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BakerHow would you rate Charlie Baker’s job performance when it comes to?
3/18 WBUR state general

Improving the state’s roads and highways
Making state government function better
Reducing the cost of health care in MA
Addressing the opioid crisis
Improving the MBTA
Addressing the high cost of housing in MA
Managing the state police
Preparing the state for climate change
Excell Good Fair Poor DK/Refused
3% 29% 38% 24% 6%
8% 36% 33% 11% 12%
5% 24% 33% 24% 14%
7% 30% 32% 19% 12%
6% 22% 35% 18% 18%
3% 18% 39% 25% 15%
8% 41% 30% 7% 15%
6% 28% 34% 13% 19%
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BakerCharlie Baker endorsed the full Republican slate of statewide candidates in Massachusetts, including Senate candidate Geoff Diehl. Geoff Diehl was also Donald Trump’s co-chair in 2016. (Does/did) hearing the Charlie Baker has endorsed Geoff Diehl make you… 1 0/18 WBUR state general
More likely to vote for Baker
Less likely to vote for Baker
Makes no difference
Don’t Know / Undecided
Sept 18 Oct 18
13% 16%
28% 33%
55% 50%
4% 1%
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Battery Electric VehicleThe next questions are about battery electric vehicles which are not hybrids because they use a battery-powered motor that does not burn gasoline, diesel, or other conventional fuels. Do you currently own a battery electric vehicle? 10/18 Suffolk state general Yes
No
Undecided
4%
95%
1%
25
Battery Electric Vehicle{FOR THOSE WHO DON’T OWN A B.E.V}
Do you think you might purchase or lease a battery electric vehicle some time over the next 12 months? 10/18 Suffolk state general
Yes
No
Undecided
6%
93%
1%
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Battery Electric Vehicle{FOR THOSE WHO DON’T PLAN TO OWN A B.E.V. IN NEXT 12 MONTHS}
Please select ONE (and only one) of the reasons below that BEST describes why you would not purchase a battery electric vehicle or B.E.V. 10/18 Suffolk state general
BEVs are too expensive to buy
BEVs cost too much to maintain
Don’t like the way the look (ugly)
Not enough variety of BEVs
Not enough distance on a charge
BEVs take too long to recharge
Not enough charging stations
I do not know enough about
Undecided
24%
6%
6%
5%
11%
3%
8%
19%
18%
27
Beacon HillGas explosions are in the news. Some folks blame the gas companies for this. Others blame the Governor and the Legislature for failing to require the companies to speed up the repairs. Which one do you blame? 10/18 MPG state general
Company
Government
DK/NS
44%
30%
26%
28
Beacon HillGas leaks waste gas. Are you aware that it’s the customers who have to pay for the wasted gas, even though it's useless to them? 10/18 MPG state general
Yes
No
DK/NS
44%
40%
17%
29
Beacon HillDo you approve or disapprove of the way each is doing their job: MA State Legislature 11/18 UMA state general Strongly Approve
Approve
Disapporve
Strongly Disapprove
Not sure
12%
45%
15%
17%
10%
30
Beacon HillAs you know, natural gas pipelines recently burst in the towns of Andover, Lawrence, and North Andover resulting in explosions, fires, and one casualty. Would you say you are … with the way Columbia Gas has responded to this incident? 10/18 UML state generalVery Satisfied
Somewhat Satisfied
Somewhat Dissatisfied
Very Dissatisfied 12
Don't Know
Refused
5%
22%
23%
37%
12%
1%
31
Beacon HillAnd, would you say you are (very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied or very dissatisfied) with the way Governor Baker has responded to the gas pipeline incident? 10/18 UML state generalVery Satisfied
Somewhat Satisfied
Somewhat Dissatisfied
Very Dissatisfied
Don't Know
Refused
26%
42%
10%
7%
14%
1%
32
Beacon HillDo you approve or disapprove of the way Governor Charlie Baker is handling the situation with the MBTA? 1/18 WBUR state general Approve
Disapprove
Don’t Know / Refused
45%
19%
37%
33
Beacon HillDo you think the MBTA is doing a better job handling the cold and snow this winter than previous winters, a worse job, or about the same? 1/18 WBUR state general Better
Worse
Same
Don’t Know / Refused
45%
3%
30%
22%
34
Beacon HillIt had been estimated that the millionaires’ tax would have raised $2 billion a year for education and transportation in the state budget. Now that that the court has removed from the tax from the ballot, do you think the state should? 6/18 WBUR state D-primary Raise other state taxes
Work with the funding it has now
Don’t Know / Refused
43%
45%
13%
35
ClassHow would describe your social and economic class? 9/18 MPG state general Its great its local and I love it
Its great if its on sale
Give me a bud
Give me wine
Give me a spirit
Give me them all
Give me marijuana
Give me a break, don’t drink/smoke
Not Sure / Don't Know
18%
26%
31%
9%
10%
7%
36
ClassDo you feel you are better off, worse off or doing about the same as your parents were AT YOUR AGE? 9/18 MPG state general Better
Worse
Same
Don’t Know/Not Sure
39%
29%
25%
6%
37
ClassDo you feel your kids will be better off than you are, BY THE TIME THAT THEY REACH THE AGE THAT YOU ARE NOW? 9/18 MPG state general
Better
Worse
Same
Don’t Know/Not Sure
34%
24%
13%
29%
38
ClassWhich makes you angrier: a person who cheats welfare out of money or a large corporation that cheats on its taxes? 9/18 MPG state general Welfare
Corporation
They both suck
Don’t Know/Not Sure
27%
39%
27%
7%
39
ClassHow would describe your social and economic class? 10/18 MPG state general
Upper middleclass or higher
Middleclass with no worries
Middleclass but worried
More working than middle
Working class and it sucks
DK/NS
16%
33%
30%
9%
9%
4%
40
ClassOf the following things, which concerns you the most, if none of them do just say so. 10/18 MPG state generalHigh housing costs
High healthcare cost
High taxes
A pre-existing condition in family
Not enough money to retire
I'm unable to save, period
Being alone in the world
None
Other
11%
27%
22%
9%
10%
7%
3%
8%
5%
41
ClassHow about on this list, which concerns you the most, again, if none of them do just say so. 10/18 MPG state generalCost of caring for aging parents
Paying for the kid’s college
Other debt payments
Someone dying from opiates
Being a burden for the kids
My student debt payments
Credit card debt is maxed out
Other
18%
12%
9%
8%
8%
7%
4%
36%
42
ClassIf you are employed in any way which of the following things concerns you the most, if none just say so? 10/18 MPG state general
Not sure how long-term your job is
Losing your job to someone from another country
Not earning what others with similar skills do
Losing your job to a robot
Unfair working conditions
Little advancement opportunity in your job
Need more education or training, but not available
Workplace bullying
None
13%
13%
12%
4%
5%
3%
2%
2%
47%
43
ClassI’m with the Democrats when they support ethnic and racial diversity, but I’m not with them when they put undocumented immigrants ahead of American citizens. 10/18 MPG state generalVery
Somewhat
Not Really
Not at all
42%
21%
16%
21%
44
ClassWhich one of the following statements on immigration policy is closest to your own view? 12/18 MPG state general Reduce both legal & illegal immigration.
Reduce illegal immigration, but not legal immigration.
Don’t reduce either one
Not sure/don’t know
15%
53%
22%
19%
45
ClassWhich one of the statements is closest to Donald Trump's view? 12/18 MPG state general
Reduce both legal & illegal immigration.
Reduce illegal immigration, but not legal immigration.
Don’t reduce either one
Not sure/don’t know
48%
37%
5%
9%
46
ClassWhich one of the statements is closest to the Democratic Party's view? 12/18 MPG state general
Reduce both legal & illegal immigration.
Reduce illegal immigration, but not legal immigration.
Don’t reduce either one
Not sure/don’t know
8%
39%
43%
11%
47
ClassCongress passed a tax law which went into effect this year. Do you think the new tax law will mostly help READ AND ROTATE, or everyone about the same? 3/18 WBUR state general
The upper class
The middle class
The lower class
Everyone about the same
Don’t Know / Undecided
Jan 18 March 18
64% 58%
10% 16%
1% 5%
19% 12%
6% 8%
48
ClassTo the best of your knowledge, do you benefit financially from the new tax law?
3/18 WBUR state general
Yes I do
No I do not
Don’t Know / Undecided
33%
58%
9%
49
ClassHow much of a priority should each of the following be for the US Senator from Massachusetts over the next few years? 6/18 WBUR state D-primary

Raising taxes on the wealthy
Cutting taxes
Reducing the federal budget deficit
Working with Donald Trump
Standing up for the middle class
Improving alliances with countries
Cutting size of federal government
Strengthening our military
Ending illegal immigration

Major Minor Not a Refused/Don’t Know
64% 26% 7% 3%
30% 39% 28% 3%
59% 29% 10% 3%
35% 21% 39% 5%
79% 16% 3% 2%
79% 16% 4% 1%
25% 40% 32% 3%
29% 38% 32% 1%
28% 38% 29% 5%
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ClassIf a candidate for US Senate made READ FIRST a major priority, would it make you more likely to support him or her, less likely to support him or her, or would it make no difference? 10/18 WBUR state general
Fighting government corruption
Reducing the cost of health care
Addressing climate change
Standing up to Donald Trump
Working across party lines
Reducing income inequality
Cutting taxes
Stopping illegal immigration
Protecting undocumented
immigrants from deportation
Much more Somewhat more Somewhat less Much less No different DK/Ref
58% 25% 1% 1% 13% 1%
50% 25% 3% 2% 16% 4%
45% 22% 4% 10% 17% 2%
44% 15% 5% 18% 14% 5%
43% 26% 4% 3% 18% 7%
37% 22% 6% 13% 15% 7%
33% 20% 10% 9% 23% 4%
32% 18% 12% 13% 18% 7%

31% 21% 8% 20% 13% 6%
51
Climate ChangeThe next questions are about battery electric vehicles which are not hybrids because they use a battery-powered motor that does not burn gasoline, diesel, or other conventional fuels. Do you currently own a battery electric vehicle? 10/18 Suffolk state general Yes
No
Undecided
4%
95%
1%
52
Climate Change{FOR THOSE WHO DON’T OWN A B.E.V}
Do you think you might purchase or lease a battery electric vehicle some time over the next 12 months? 10/18 Suffolk state general
Yes
No
Undecided
6%
93%
1%
53
Climate Change{FOR THOSE WHO DON’T PLAN TO OWN A B.E.V. IN NEXT 12 MONTHS}
Please select ONE (and only one) of the reasons below that BEST describes why you would not purchase a battery electric vehicle or B.E.V.: 10/18 Suffolk state general
BEVs are too expensive to buy
BEVs cost too much to maintain
Don’t like the way the look (ugly)
Not enough variety of BEVs
Not enough distance on a charge
BEVs take too long to recharge
Not enough charging stations
I do not know enough about
Undecided
24%
6%
6%
5%
11%
3%
8%
19%
18%
54
Climate ChangeDo you think Donald Trump serving as President of the United States has been good or bad for
1/18 WBUR state general
The environment
Jan 2017
Jan 2018
Good Bad difference depends Refused
17% 56% 18% 1% 7%
14% 61% 19% 1% 5%
55
Climate ChangeHow would you rate Charlie Baker’s job performance when it comes to?
3/18 WBUR state general

Improving the state’s roads and highways
Making state government function better
Reducing the cost of health care in MA
Addressing the opioid crisis
Improving the MBTA
Addressing the high cost of housing in MA
Managing the state police
Preparing the state for climate change
Excell Good Fair Poor DK/Refused
3% 29% 38% 24% 6%
8% 36% 33% 11% 12%
5% 24% 33% 24% 14%
7% 30% 32% 19% 12%
6% 22% 35% 18% 18%
3% 18% 39% 25% 15%
8% 41% 30% 7% 15%
6% 28% 34% 13% 19%
56
Climate ChangeViews about the effects of global warming 3/18 WBUR state general live
The effects have already begun to happen.
They will start happening within a few years.
They will start happening within your lifetime.
Not in your lifetime, but affect future
They will never happen?
Don’t Know / Refused
2011 2014 2015 2017 2018
54% 57% 57% 69% 63%
3% 4% 3% 3% 3%
10% 10% 8% 7% 7%
18% 17% 20% 15% 15%
12% 8% 8% 5% 6%
2% 4% 4% 2% 5%
57
Climate ChangeWhich is closer to your view?
CC PI 3/18 WBUR state general
Climate change is bringing more frequent/ severe storms to MA
Climate change is not affecting the storms we have in MA
Both / neither / depends
Don’t Know / Refused
65%
24%
4%
8%
58
Climate ChangeHow prepared do you think Massachusetts is to deal with the effects of climate change?
3/18 WBUR state general
Very prepared
Somewhat prepared
Not too prepared
Not at all prepared
Climate change not happening
Don’t Know / Refused
6%
47%
24%
17%
2%
5%
59
Climate ChangeHow much of a priority should each of the following issues be for the governor of Massachusetts over the next few years? 6/18 WBUR state D-primary
Improving state’s roads & highways
Improving the MBTA
Make state gov’t function better
Reduce cost of health care in MA
Addressing the opioid crisis
Addressing the high cost of housing
Preparing state for climate change
Lowering state taxes
Increase funding for public schools
Major Minor Not a Refused/Don’t Know
67% 30% 2% 0%
57% 31% 8% 4%
56% 35% 7% 2%
72% 21% 5% 1%
83% 13% 3% 2%
60% 32% 7% 1%
65% 26% 7% 2%
31% 40% 27% 2%
82% 13% 3% 1%
60
Climate ChangeIf a candidate for US Senate made READ FIRST a major priority, would it make you more likely to support him or her, less likely to support him or her, or would it make no difference? 10/18 WBUR state general
Fighting government corruption
Reducing the cost of health care
Addressing climate change
Standing up to Donald Trump
Working across party lines
Reducing income inequality
Cutting taxes
Stopping illegal immigration
Protecting undocumented
immigrants from deportation
Much more Somewhat more Somewhat less Much less No different DK/Ref
58% 25% 1% 1% 13% 1%
50% 25% 3% 2% 16% 4%
45% 22% 4% 10% 17% 2%
44% 15% 5% 18% 14% 5%
43% 26% 4% 3% 18% 7%
37% 22% 6% 13% 15% 7%
33% 20% 10% 9% 23% 4%
32% 18% 12% 13% 18% 7%

31% 21% 8% 20% 13% 6%
61
Dem PartyI have no use for the Republican Party but I don't think that the Democratic Party cares about people like me. 9/18 MPG state general It applies totally
It applies somewhat
Doesn’t apply that much
Doesn’t apply at all
Not Sure / Don’t Know
13%
19%
17%
37%
15%
62
Dem PartyDemocratic Party is old, out of touch and corrupt or it’s been the leader in setting the progressive trends in health care, education and social justice. 9/18 MPG state general The first is my view exactly
The first is close to my view
The second is close to my view
The second is my view exactly
Don’t Know/Not Sure
28%
17%
22%
9%
24%
63
Dem PartySome folks say Democrats need to hold the politicalB41at the Democratic Party leadership needs to be challenged by liberal candidates. Which is closer to your opinion? 10/18 MPG state general
Hold the Center
Challenge from the left
DK/NS
50%
27%
23%
64
Dem PartyDP Do you think the MA Democratic Party has a problem attracting white working and class voters? 10/18 MPG state generalYes
Probably
Not Much
No
37%
22%
24%
17%
65
Dem PartyI’m with the Democrats when they support ethnic and racial diversity, but I’m not with them when they put undocumented immigrants ahead of American citizens. 10/18 MPG state generalVery
Somewhat
Not Really
Not at all
42%
21%
16%
21%
66
Dem PartyWhich one of the statements is closest to the Democratic Party's view? 12/18 MPG state general
Reduce both legal & illegal immigration.
Reduce illegal immigration, but not legal immigration.
Don’t reduce either one
Not sure/don’t know
8%
39%
43%
11%
67
Dem Party If it were up to the Democratic Party, the US would have open borders. 12/18 MPG state general
Strongly agree
Somewhat agree
Somewhat disagree
Strongly disagree
Not sure/don’t know
26%
13%
19%
31%
19%
68
Dem Party{FOR THOSE WHO ANSWERED WRONG TRACK}
Who would you say is most responsible for Massachusetts heading on the wrong
track? 9/18 Suffolk state general
Governor Baker
President Trump
U.S. Congress
Massachusetts Legislature
The economy in general
Undecided
Refused
18%
20%
7%
38%
3%
9%
4%
69
Dem PartyIf you had to pick, which Massachusetts Democrat would you prefer running for the Democratic nomination for president Elizabeth Warren or Deval Patrick? 10/18 Suffolk state general Elizabeth Warren
Deval Patrick
Undecided
Refused
21%
51%
25%
3%
70
Dem PartyElizabeth Warren released a DNA test confirming an unadmixed Native American ancestor in her pedigree, likely in the range of 6-10 generations ago. The test confirmed Warren is between 1/64th and 1/1024th Native American. Do you think the test…. 10/18 Suffolk state general Puts questions to rest
Raises questions about
her claims of Native
Undecided
Refused
46%

31%
21%
2%
71
Dem PartyDo you think Warren should have taken and released the DNA test?
10/18 Suffolk state general
Yes
No
Undecided
Refused
43%
42%
14%
1%
72
Dem PartyIf the 2020 Presidential Democratic primary were held today, which one of the following candidates would you support in the Democratic primary. 11/18 UMA state general Senator Elizabeth Warren
Former Governor Deval Patrick
Representative Seth Moulton
Senator Cory Booker
Senator Kamala Harris
Senator Amy Klobuchar
Senator Bernie Sanders
Former Vice President Joe Biden
Representative Beto O’Rourke
Don’t Know
11%
6%
1%
3%
6%
3%
14%
19%
10%
27%
73
Dem PartyWhat do you think is the most important problem facing the Massachusetts 3rd Congressional District today? 4/18 UML 3rd CD D-primaryThe Economy/Jobs/Unemployment/Poverty/Inequality/Wages
Dissatisfaction with government/corruption/government officials (mentions of
Trump/Congress/public officials)/Leadership/Honesty/Integrity
Drugs/Drug addiction/Opioids
Education
Health Care/Access to affordable health care
Housing/Cost of Living
Crime/Police/Safety/Judicial System
Immigration
Environmental concerns/weather/climate change/global warming
Traffic/Public Transit
Gun control/Safety specifically related to guns/Gun violence
Infrastructure and roads
Government taxes/spending/budgets
Civil Rights/Race Relations *
Foreign affairs/terrorism/national security *
Moral/religious decline *
Other (SPECIFY)
Don’t know/Refused
16%
16%

11%
11%
5%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%
2%
1%



4%
18%
74
Dem PartyWhat do you think is the most important problem facing the Massachusetts 3rd Congressional District today? 4/18 UML 3rd CD D-primaryThe Economy/Jobs/Unemployment/Poverty/Inequality/Wages
Dissatisfaction with government/corruption/government officials (mentions of
Trump/Congress/public officials)/Leadership/Honesty/Integrity
Drugs/Drug addiction/Opioids
Education
Health Care/Access to affordable health care
Housing/Cost of Living
Crime/Police/Safety/Judicial System
Immigration
Environmental concerns/weather/climate change/global warming
Traffic/Public Transit
Gun control/Safety specifically related to guns/Gun violence
Infrastructure and roads
Government taxes/spending/budgets
Civil Rights/Race Relations *
Foreign affairs/terrorism/national security *
Moral/religious decline *
Other (SPECIFY)
Don’t know/Refused
16%
16%

11%
11%
5%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%
3%
2%
1%



4%
18%
75
Dem PartyLooking ahead to the Congressional midterm elections this Fall, Democrats need to gain 25 seats to take control of the US House of Representatives. What do you think is the most likely outcome, that the Democrats will win majority control of the US House of Representatives, or that the Republicans will retain control of the US House?
4/18 UML 3rd CD D-primary
Democrats take the House
Republicans retain House
Don’t know
Refused *
68%
20%
12%
76
Dem PartyIf the Democrats take the majority in the House of Representatives, do you think that Congressional Democrats should pick Nancy Pelosi to serve as Speaker of the House, or do you think they should pick someone else? 4/18 UML 3rd CD D-primary Nancy Pelosi
Pick someone else
Don’t know
Refused *
27%
55%
17%
77
Dem PartyDid anyone from one of the 3rd Congressional District campaigns call you up on the phone about the campaign this year? 8/18 UML 3rd CD D-primary Yes
No
Don't Know/Unsure
48%
46%
6%
78
Dem PartyWhich candidates’ campaigns called you? [allow more than one selection]
8/18 UML 3rd CD D-primary
Jeff Ballinger
Alexandra Chandler
Beej Das
Rufus Gifford
Leonard Golder
Dan Koh
Barbara L'Italien
Bopha Malone
Juana Matias
Lori Trahan
Another candidate
Don't Know/Refused
3%
2%
3%
18%
2%
19%
15%
4%
4%
7%
1%
13%
79
Dem PartyDid anyone from one of the 3rd Congressional District Campaigns come around to talk to you in person about the campaign this year? 8/18 UML 3rd CD D-primaryYes
No
Don't Know/Unsure
30%
67%
3%
80
Dem PartyWhich candidates’ campaigns came around to talk you in person? 8/18 UML 3rd CD D-primary Jeff Ballinger
Alexandra Chandler
Beej Das
Rufus Gifford
Leonard Golder
Dan Koh
Barbara L'Italien
Bopha Malone
Juana Matias
Lori Trahan
Another candidate
Don't Know/Refused
1%
2%
1%
8%
1%
10%
6%
1%
3%
3%
2%
7%
81
Dem PartyWhat do you think is the most important problem facing the Massachusetts 3rd Congressional District today? 8/18 UML 3rd CD D-primaryThe Economy/Jobs/Unemployment/Poverty/Inequality/Wages
Housing/Cost of Living
Health Care/Access to affordable health care
Crime/Police/Safety/Judicial System
Drugs/Drug addiction/Opioids
Dissatisfaction with government/corruption/government officials
(Trump/Congress/public officials)/Leadership/Honesty/Integrity)
Moral/religious decline
Immigration
Foreign affairs/terrorism/national security
Environmental concerns/weather/climate change/global warming
Civil Rights/Race Relations
Traffic/Public Transit
Gun control/Safety specifically related to guns/Gun violence
Education
Gov't taxes/spending/budgets
Infrastructure and roads
Other (SPECIFY)
Don't Know
Refused
12%
7%
10%
4%
8%
9%

0
4%
*
2%
1%
*
1%
6%
4%
2%
11%
16%
2%
82
Dem PartyHow important it is that the Democratic candidate in the 3rd Congressional district
...has lived in the district for most of their life?
8/18 UML 3rd CD D-primary
Very important
Somewhat important
Not very important
Not at all important
Don't know
33%
37%
20%
8%
3%
83
Dem PartyHow important it is that the Democratic candidate in the 3rd Congressional district
...has not taken money from lobbyists or political action committees?
8/18 UML 3rd CD D-primary
Very important
Somewhat important
Not very important
Not at all important
Don't know
49%
29%
13%
5%
4%
84
Dem PartyHow important it is that the Democratic candidate in the 3rd Congressional district
…is someone who will stand up to Donald Trump?
8/18 UML 3rd CD D-primary
Very important
Somewhat important
Not very important
Not at all important
Don't know
73%
14%
3%
7%
85
Dem PartyHow important it is that the Democratic candidate in the 3rd Congressional district
...will increase the diversity of the Massachusetts congressional delegation?
8/18 UML 3rd CD D-primary
Very important
Somewhat important
Not very important
Not at all important
Don't know
34%
39%
13%
8%
6%
86
Dem PartyHow important it is that the Democratic candidate in the 3rd Congressional district
OF THE FOLLOWING CHARACTERISTICS which of the four characteristics that you were just asked about do you think is most important?
8/18 UML 3rd CD D-primary
Has lived in the district for most of their life?
has not taken money from lobbyists or political action committees?
is someone who will stand up to Donald Trump?
will increase the diversity of the Massachusetts congressional delegation?
Don't know
Refused
15%
18%
51%
9%
5%
2%
87
Dem PartyWhich of the following would you prefer for your own member of Congress?
2/18 WBUR 7th CD D-Primary
Someone with experience
Someone new with fresh ideas
Both / neither / depends
Don’t Know / Refused
46%
36%
16%
3%
88
Dem PartyDo you think the number of women in Congress is 2/18 WBUR 7th CD D-Primary Too high
Too low
About right
Don’t Know / Refused
2%
79%
10%
9%
89
Dem PartyDo you think the number of Black members of Congress is
2/18 WBUR 7th CD D-Primary
Too high
Too low
About right
Don’t Know / Refused
1%
80%
8%
11%
90
Dem Partyich of the following is closer to your view?
2/18 WBUR 7th CD D-Primary
Democrats mostly shouldn’t run
against incumbent Democrats
Anyone who wishes to serve
should be encouraged
Both / neither / depends
Don’t Know / Refused

7%

85%
4%
3%
91
Dem PartyHow much of a consideration should a candidate’s gender be when deciding who to support in this race for Congress? 2/18 WBUR 7th CD D-PrimaryA major consideration
A minor consideration
Not a consideration
Don’t Know / Refused
14%
28%
56%
2%
92
Dem PartyCompared to previous congressional elections, are you more enthusiastic about voting than usual, or less enthusiastic? 7/18 WBUR 7th CD D-primaryMore enthusiastic
Less enthusiastic
About the same
Don’t know/refused
58%
16%
24%
2%
93
Dem PartyHow much of a consideration should a candidate’s gender be when deciding who to support in this race for Congress? 7/18 WBUR 7th CD D-primary

A major consideration
A minor consideration
Not a consideration
Don’t Know / Refused

Feb 2018 July 2018
14% 16%
28% 27%
56% 55%
2% 2%
94
Dem PartyHow much of a consideration should a candidate’s race be when deciding who to support in this race for Congress? 7/18 WBUR 7th CD D-primary

A major consideration
A minor consideration
Not a consideration
Don’t Know / Refused

Feb 2018 July 2018
18% 27%
28% 26%
51% 43%
2% 4%
95
Dem PartyFrom what you know about them, would you say Mike Capuano and Ayanna Pressley hold READ AND ROTATE positions on the issues? PROBE: And is that very (similar/different) or just somewhat? 7/18 WBUR 7th CD D-primary Very similar
Somewhat similar
Somewhat different
Very different
Don’t Know / Refused
19%
25%
13%
6%
37%
96
Dem PartyIf the Democrats win the majority of the House of Representatives in the midterms, do you think they should choose Nancy Pelosi to be Speaker of the House, or should they choose someone else? 7/18 WBUR 7th CD D-primary
Nancy Pelosi
Someone else
Don’t Know / Refused

33%
48%
19%
97
Dem PartyWhen it comes to standing up to Donald Trump, do you think Democrats in Congress are being….
7/18 WBUR 7th CD D-primary
Too aggressive
Not aggressive enough
Just about right
Don’t Know / Refused
5%
61%
28%
6%
98
Dem PartyDo you believe that President Trump should be impeached and removed from office, or not?
7/18 WBUR 7th CD D-primary
Yes he should
No he should not
Don’t Know / Refused
69%
21%
10%
99
Dem PrimaryYour 1st choice for 2020 Democratic presidential nomination? (alphabetically) Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Deval Patrick, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren? 12/18 MPG state generalBiden
Clinton
Patrick
Sanders
Warren
Not sure/don’t know
31%
5%
10%
16%
12%
27%
100
Dem PrimaryWho would be your 2nd choice of the same five candidates? (please pick someone new) 12/18 MPG state generalJoe Biden
Hillary Clinton
Deval Patrick
Elizabeth Warren
Bernie Sanders
Not sure/don’t know
16%
8%
18%
14%
14%
31%
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