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February 26, 2013

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Castleton Polling Institute - February 2013

Do you support or oppose building wind energy turbines along the state's ridgelines? Total
    Support it Oppose it Not sure/It Depends (vol.) Refused )vol.) Count
Total 66% 19% 14% 1% 617
Gender Male 67% 21% 12%   266
Female 65% 17% 16% 1% 347
Political Party Affiliation Republican 63% 23% 13% 1% 93
Independent 66% 20% 14%   228
Democrat 69% 16% 15% 1% 196
College Degree No college degree 69% 18% 13%   268
College degree or more 63% 20% 16% 1% 341
Household Income < $20K 65% 6% 28% 2% 42
$20K to $40K 65% 19% 16%   106
$40K to $60K 67% 21% 11% 1% 113
$60K to $80K 71% 15% 15%   95
$80K to $100K 64% 23% 13%   71
$100K + 67% 22% 10% 1% 83

 

Would you favor or oppose the development of a wind farm in your community?

Total
    Favor Oppose Not sure/It Depends (vol.) Refused )vol.) Count
Total 69% 19% 12% 1% 617
Gender Male 70% 18% 11%   266
Female 67% 19% 13% 1% 347
Political Party Affiliation Republican 70% 22% 7% 1% 93
Independent 67% 20% 13%   228
Democrat 73% 14% 12%   196
College Degree No college degree 71% 18% 11%   268
College degree or more 67% 19% 13% 1% 341
Household Income < $20K 70% 9% 21%   42
$20K to $40K 66% 15% 19%   106
$40K to $60K 66% 25% 7% 2% 113
$60K to $80K 70% 17% 13%   95
$80K to $100K 66% 27% 7%   71
$100K + 73% 17% 9%   83

 

Do you think the Vermont state government should subsidize alternative energy generation?

Total
    Yes, it should No, it should not Not sure/It Depends (vol.) Refused )vol.) Count
Total 66% 20% 14%   617
Gender Male 64% 28% 8%   266
Female 68% 12% 20%   347
Political Party Affiliation Republican 49% 42% 9%   93
Independent 67% 22% 11% 1% 228
Democrat 77% 8% 15%   196
College Degree No college degree 65% 18% 17%   268
College degree or more 67% 21% 12%   341
Household Income < $20K 69% 8% 22% 2% 42
$20K to $40K 72% 14% 13% 1% 106
$40K to $60K 70% 19% 11%   113
$60K to $80K 61% 22% 16% 1% 95
$80K to $100K 75% 14% 12%   71
$100K + 68% 25% 7%   83