Trout Unlimited Pebble Mine Poll

Aug 24, 2015 - First I am going to read you a list of groups. .... What is the last grade or level of school you have completed? n=600 ... Technical or trade school.
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Trout Unlimited Pebble Mine Poll August 22-24, 2015 600 Likely 2016 Voters in Alaska

Screeners Q1. Are you 18 years of age or older and registered to vote in the state of Alaska? n=600

Yes

100%

No

.

Don't know

.

Q2. I know it's a long way off, but in November of 2016, there will be an election in Alaska for President, Senate, Congress, and other offices. How likely are you to vote in that election? Are you...? n=600

Absolutely certain

73%

Very likely

20%

Possibly will vote

7%

Not likely

.

Absolutely will not vote

.

Don't know

.

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Q3. Regardless of how you are registered, do you consider yourself a...? n=600

Strong Democrat

14%

Weak Democrat

5%

Weak Republican

3%

Strong Republican

23%

Independent

45%

Other

5%

Don't know

5%

DEMOCRAT

19%

REPUBLICAN

26%

INDEPENDENT

55%

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Issues First I am going to read you a list of groups. After I read each one, please tell me if you have a favorable or unfavorable view of it.

Q4. The mining industry. Do you have a very favorable view of it, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable view of it? n=600

Very favorable

25%

Somewhat favorable

35%

Somewhat unfavorable

16%

Very unfavorable

15%

No opinion

7%

Don't know

2%

FAVORABLE

60%

UNFAVORABLE

32%

Q5. Salmon-based fishing industries such as commercial or recreational fishing. Do you have a very favorable view of them, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable view of them? n=600

Very favorable

64%

Somewhat favorable

25%

Somewhat unfavorable

4%

Very unfavorable

2%

No opinion

4%

Don't know

1%

FAVORABLE UNFAVORABLE

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88% 6%

Very Imp

Smwt Imp

Not Very Imp

Not At All Imp

Don’t Know

TOTAL IMP

TOTAL NOT IMP

87%

12%

1%

0%

1%

98%

1%

87%

11%

1%

0%

1%

98%

1%

85%

13%

2%

0%

1%

98%

2%

42%

40%

9%

5%

3%

83%

14%

n=600

Q8. Do you think salmon is a very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important source of food for many Alaskans? n=600

Q6. Do you think fishing is very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important to Alaska's economy? n=600

Q9. Do you think salmon is very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important to the way of life of many Alaskans? n=600

Q7. Do you think mining is very important, somewhat important, not very important, or not at all important to Alaska's economy?

Q10. Do you...drilling in ANWR, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? n=600

Strongly suppor