Ready for the holidays?
With Halloween behind us and Thanksgiving on the way, we wondered if you think we begin observing holidays too early. In our Poll Position survey a majority of you, 52% said yes we start too early, 9% said too late, 22% felt we observe holidays at just the right time and 17% did not have an opinion.
A majority of men and women also think holiday observations begin too early. Among women, 53% said too early, 12% said too late, 21% said we observe at just the right time and 19% did not have an opinion. Men felt we start too early by 51% to 12% choosing too late. Twenty-two percent of men think we start observing holidays at just the tight time and 15% offered no opinion.
Poll Position’s scientific telephone survey of 1,032 registered voters nationwide was conducted November 01, 2011 and has a margin of error of ±3%.
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The online companion poll in which you can vote provides unscientific results, meaning it’s a tally of participating Poll Position users, not a nationally representative sampling.
Poll Position is committed to transparency and upholding the highest professional standards in its polling, explaining why we provide you with the crosstabs of our scientific polls. Crosstabs provide a breakdown of survey participants by age, race, gender, and political affiliation. Here are the crosstabs for this poll: Poll Position Crosstabs-observing holidays
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