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Should the Washington Redskins change their name?

In this poll:

Two-thirds of Washingtonians and say the Redskins should not change their name. Click "detailed view" to see interactive results by political and demographic groups (i.e. Sports fans, ages 18-39, women), and "Data: Complete Trends over time" for poll methodology and historical trends.

Poll Questions

Q: In general, would you describe yourself as an avid sports fan, a regular fan, a casual fan or not a fan at all?

Q: Thinking about Washington's professional sports teams, overall would you say you have a strongly favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or strongly unfavorable impression of The Washington Redskins?

Q: Regardless of how you think about the Washington Redskins as a team, which of the following best describes how you feel about the name REDSKINS - do you love it, like it, dislike it, or hate it?

Q: Some people say the name REDSKINS is offensive to Native American Indians and the team should change its name. Others say the name is not intended to be offensive, and should not be changed. Should the Redskins change their team name?

Q: (Among those who do not want to change Redskins' name) Do you personally feel the word 'Redskin' is an appropriate or inappropriate way to describe a Native American Indian?

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Q: If the Redskins did change the team name, do you think you would be more of a fan of the team, less of a fan or wouldn't it make much difference?

 
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