POLL: Public Pulse
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Democracy Corps recently conducted a poll in which they asked the relative importance of cutting the budget deficit to economic growth: 51% of likely voters said reducing the budget deficit is so important to the nation’s future that we should consider “bold” spending cuts; 42% would focus on new spending to develop new skills and industries.
According to a Fox News poll, 63% of registered voters believe the government is so big that it is hurting the country. 32% (25% of Independents) said the size of the federal government was not hurting the country.
According to a poll by the Pew Research Center, 69% of registered voters say the budget deficit is “very” important to their vote this year. That’s behind the economy (90%), jobs (88%), health care (78%) and terrorism (71%) in terms of intensity.