C. National Affairs

C. National Affairs

19. I’m going to read you a list of political views that people might hold. They are arranged from extremely liberal to extremely conservative. Where would you place yourself on this scale?
  

     Extremely liberal

4

     Liberal

26

     Slightly liberal

12

     Moderate, middle of the road

32

     Slightly conservative

10

     Conservative

12

     Extremely conservative

3

     Not sure

2
20. In politics, as of today, do you consider yourself a Republican, a Democrat, or an Independent?

  

     Republican

15

     Democrat

54

     Independent

29

     Not sure

3
21. Regardless of how you usually vote, do you think the Republican party or the Democratic party is more likely to make the right decision about the war in Iraq?

  

     Republican

22

     Democratic

59
     Both (vol.)

2

     Neither (vol.)

11

     Not sure

7

22. Regardless of how you usually vote, do you think the Republican party or the Democratic party is more likely to ensure a strong economy?
  

     Republican

27

     Democratic

60
     Both (vol.)

1

     Neither (vol.)

6

     Not sure

6

23. Regardless of how you usually vote, do you think the Republican party or the Democratic party is more likely to make the right decision when it comes to dealing with terrorism?
  

     Republican

28

     Democratic

51
     Both (vol.)

5

     Neither (vol.)

10

     Not sure

6

24. How serious a problem do you think the issue of illegal immigration is for the United States right now -- very serious, somewhat serious, not too serious, or not a problem at all?
  

     Very serious problem

40

     Somewhat serious problem

38

     Not too serious problem

17

     Not a problem at all

4

     Not sure

1
25. Which comes closest to your view about what government policy should be towards illegal immigrants currently residing in the United States? Should the government deport all illegal immigrants back to their home country, OR allow illegal immigrants to remain in the United States in order to work but only for a limited amount of time, OR allow illegal immigrants to remain in the United States and become U.S. citizens but only if they meet certain requirements over a period of time?
  

     Deport all

14

     Remain to work for limited amount of time

17

     Remain to work if meet certain criteria

66

     Not sure

3
26. In your opinion, how important is it that the United States achieve energy independence? Is it very important, somewhat important, or not important at all?
  

27. What is the best way for the United States to handle its energy needs -- by encouraging greater energy production, by encouraging greater energy conservation, or by developing alternative energy sources?
  

     Greater energy production

5

     Greater energy conservation

9

     Developing alternative energy sources

74

     All three (vol.)

11

     Not sure

2
2006 Survey results

Introduction
A. International Affairs
B. Israel
C. National Affairs
D. Anti-Semitism
E. Jewish Identity

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