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February 27, 2013

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Castleton Polling Institute - February 2013
Do you favor or oppose a single-payer health care system for Vermont, where health care is publicly financed? Total
    Favor single-payer system Oppose single-payer system Not sure/It depends (vol.) Refuse (vol.) Count
Total 52% 30% 17% 1% 617
Gender Male 55% 33% 11% 1% 266
Female 50% 27% 23% 1% 347
Political Party Affiliation Republican 21% 67% 11% 1% 93
Independent 50% 32% 17% 1% 228
Democrat 70% 11% 19% 1% 196
College Degree No college degree 49% 32% 17% 1% 268
College degree or more 55% 28% 17% 1% 341
Household Income < $20K 53% 19% 28%   42
$20K to $40K 59% 21% 20% 1% 106
$40K to $60K 51% 33% 16%   113
$60K to $80K 50% 36% 14% 1% 95
$80K to $100K 63% 28% 8% 2% 71
$100K + 54% 32% 11% 3% 83

 

Would you favor or oppose using payroll taxes to pay for health care? Total
    Favor Oppose Not sure/It depends (vol.) Refuse (vol.) Count
Total 43% 36% 21% 1% 617
Gender Male 44% 41% 14% 1% 266
Female 41% 31% 28% 1% 347
Political Party Affiliation Republican 21% 64% 15% 1% 93
Independent 40% 37% 22% 1% 228
Democrat 53% 19% 27% 1% 196
College Degree No college degree 38% 39% 22% 1% 268
College degree or more 46% 33% 21% 1% 341
Household Income < $20K 25% 46% 29%   42
$20K to $40K 47% 29% 25%   106
$40K to $60K 45% 29% 24% 1% 113
$60K to $80K 40% 39% 20%   95
$80K to $100K 51% 30% 19% 1% 71
$100K + 47% 37% 14% 2% 83

 

What do you think is the most important issue facing the state of Vermont today? Total
    Economy Taxes Health care Education Crime Or something else Not sure/Refuse (vol.) Count
Total 33% 13% 19% 15% 5% 13% 3% 617
Gender Male 34% 14% 16% 15% 4% 13% 3% 266
Female 32% 11% 22% 15% 5% 13% 2% 347
Political Party Affiliation Republican 30% 25% 18% 7% 5% 16%   93
Independent 32% 14% 19% 14% 4% 15% 2% 228
Democrat 30% 6% 24% 22% 5% 10% 3% 196
College Degree No college degree 34% 14% 16% 15% 7% 10% 4% 268
College degree or more 31% 12% 23% 15% 3% 15% 1% 341
Household Income < $20K 42%   19% 12% 12% 14% 2% 42
$20K to $40K 36% 13% 20% 7% 2% 19% 3% 106
$40K to $60K 28% 11% 20% 19% 7% 13% 3% 113
$60K to $80K 28% 12% 20% 21% 9% 9% 1% 95
$80K to $100K 32% 14% 29% 9% 14% 14%   71
$100K + 41% 12% 22% 15% 9% 9% 1% 83