GOVERNMENT WIRETAPPING (Released 02/27/06)
SORT ► SORTED ALPHABETICALLY BY STATE
SORTED BY 'CLEAR THAT BUSH OBEYED LAW'
SORTED BY 'CLEAR THAT BUSH BROKE LAW'
SORTED BY 'NOT CLEAR'
          Sorted
GOVERNMENT WIRETAPPING (Released 02/27/06)
Exact Question Wording: Based on what you know about the government wiretapping of certain phone calls ...
Is it clear that President Bush obeyed the law? ... Is it clear that President Bush broke the law?
Is it not clear? ... Or, are you unfamiliar with the matter?
SORTED BY 'NOT CLEAR' MEDIA SPONSOR
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# State '04 ECV Clear That Bush
Obeyed The Law
Clear That Bush
Broke The Law
Not
Clear
1 Minnesota Kerry 27% 39% 26% KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
1 Montana Bush 32% 34% 26%
3 New York Kerry 26% 42% 25% WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
3 North Dakota Bush 36% 32% 25%
3 Pennsylvania Kerry 30% 39% 25% WCAU-TV
6 California Kerry 23% 46% 24% KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
6 Iowa Bush 31% 38% 24% KAAL-TV
6 Kansas Bush 38% 32% 24% KWCH-TV
6 Massachusetts Kerry 24% 46% 24% WBZ-TV
6 Michigan Kerry 29% 40% 24% WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
6 Rhode Island Kerry 24% 47% 24% WLNE-TV
6 South Dakota Bush 32% 35% 24%
6 Utah Bush 35% 29% 24% KSL-TV
14 Arizona Bush 30% 40% 23% KPNX-TV
14 Colorado Bush 31% 42% 23% KUSA-TV
14 Connecticut Kerry 25% 43% 23% WABC-TV
14 Illinois Kerry 27% 46% 23% KSDK-TV
14 Missouri Bush 32% 38% 23% KSDK-TV
14 Nebraska Bush 41% 29% 23%
14 Nevada Bush 32% 39% 23% KVBC-TV
14 New Jersey Kerry 31% 41% 23% WABC-TV WCAU-TV
14 West Virginia Bush 34% 36% 23% WUSA-TV
23 Alaska Bush 36% 34% 22%
23 Maine Kerry 30% 43% 22% WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
23 New Hampshire Kerry 33% 41% 22% WBZ-TV
23 North Carolina Bush 32% 37% 22% WTVD-TV WFMY-TV
23 Ohio Bush 29% 42% 22% WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
23 Washington Kerry 27% 45% 22% KING-TV KATU-TV
23 Wyoming Bush 37% 34% 22%
30 Arkansas Bush 35% 39% 21% KTHV-TV
30 Delaware Kerry 28% 43% 21% WCAU-TV
30 Hawaii Kerry 29% 38% 21% KHON-TV
30 Idaho Bush 39% 33% 21%
30 Indiana Bush 36% 36% 21% WXIN-TV WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
30 Kentucky Bush 36% 34% 21% WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
30 Maryland Kerry 30% 42% 21% WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
30 Vermont Kerry 23% 52% 21%
30 Wisconsin Kerry 31% 41% 21% WDIO-TV
39 Oregon Kerry 31% 43% 20% KATU-TV
39 Tennessee Bush 34% 39% 20% WBIR-TV
39 Virginia Bush 36% 39% 20% WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
42 Georgia Bush 35% 36% 19% WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
42 Mississippi Bush 36% 35% 19%
42 New Mexico Bush 32% 41% 19% KOB-TV
42 South Carolina Bush 36% 36% 19% WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
42 Texas Bush 40% 34% 19% WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
47 Florida Bush 35% 41% 18% WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
47 Louisiana Bush 39% 35% 18%
49 Alabama Bush 41% 34% 17% WKRG-TV
50 Oklahoma Bush 42% 33% 16% KFOR-TV
Weighted Average 31% 40% 22%
('Weighted Average' means each state is weighted proportionally to its share of USA population. For example, California, the most populated state, is given 71 times the weight of WY the least populated state, in a weighted avg.)
Unweighted Average 32% 39% 22%
('Unweighted Average' means each state is given equal weight; population density is not taken into account).
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600 adults age 18+ in each of the 50 states were interviewed by SurveyUSA 2/10/06 to 2/12/06. You must credit SurveyUSA and the media sponsor if you broadcast, print, or cite these results in whole or part. Click on each state to open a link which contains the margin of sampling error for each state, a complete statement of methodology, fully crosstabbed data and trendlines.