CBS News Monthly Poll #1, September 2005 [electronic resource] / CBS News.

Ann Arbor, Mich. : Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2007.
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ICPSR (Series) ; 4399.
ICPSR 4399
CBS News/New York Times Poll Series 4399

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This poll, fielded September 6-7, 2005, is part of a continuing series of monthly polls that solicit public opinion on the presidency and on a range of other social and political issues. Respondents were asked to give their opinions of President George W. Bush and his handling of the presidency and issues such as the situation in Iraq and Hurricane Katrina. Those polled identified the most important problem facing the country, and they expressed their level of confidence in the federal government to protect the country against terrorism and respond to natural disasters. Views were sought on how well federal, state and local government officials prepared for and responded to Hurricane Katrina, who was to blame for the disaster, and whether race and National Guard deployment in Iraq were factors in the government's response. Other questions asked whether the looting and violence in New Orleans in the days following Hurricane Katrina were understandable, whether New Orleans would ever be a working city again, and how well the media covered the hurricane and its aftermath. Respondents were also asked whether they had ever visited New Orleans, whether they or someone they knew was directly affected by Hurricane Katrina, and whether a member of their household made a charitable donation to the victims. Additional topics addressed gasoline prices and availability after the hurricane, United States troop levels in Iraq, whether the United States Senate should confirm United States Supreme Court nominee John Roberts, and how often respondents watched network television news programs. Demographic variables included sex, age, race, marital status, household income, education level, religious preference, type of residential area (e.g., urban or rural), political party affiliation, political philosophy, voter registration status, and for whom the respondent voted in the 2004 presi... Cf.:
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