Ban all tax increases?
Would you support or oppose a ban on all tax increases?
When we put that question to the American people, 42% said they’d support such a ban, 39% said they’d oppose a tax increase ban, and 19% expressed no opinion.
The partisan divide on this issue is significant.
Democrats: 51% opposed the idea of a tax increase ban, 28% would support a tax increase ban, and 21% expressed no opinion.
Republicans: 58% would support a tax increase ban, 24% would oppose a tax increase ban, and 19% expressed no opinion.
Independents: 43% would oppose a tax increase ban, 39% would support a tax increase ban, 18% expressed no opinion.
Poll Position’s scientific telephone survey of 1,155 registered voters nationwide was conducted January 8, 2012. Poll results are weighted to be a representative sampling of all American adults.
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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 – tax increase ban.
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