Washington Post-ABC News Poll

This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone October 5-9 2011, among a random national sample of 1,000 adults, including users of both conventional and cellular phones. The results from the full survey have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by SSRS of Media, Pa.

*= less than 0.5 percent

1. Overall, do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of (INSERT)? Do you feel that way strongly, or somewhat?

10/9/11  Summary table

                           ------- Favorable -------   ------ Unfavorable ------   No   
                           NET   Strongly   Somewhat   NET   Somewhat   Strongly   Op.

a. Financial institutions 
   on Wall Street          22        5         17      70       29         41       9

b. The government 
   in Washington           29        9         20      68       23         46       3  

c. The national 
   news media              42       11         30      53       28         26       5  

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