Q: One way to limit power outages in the city would be to bury power lines underground, which may cost about six billion dollars. How much extra would you be willing to pay on your monthly electricity bill to do this?
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Question 38 of 41
In this poll:
A majority of District residents believe Pepco did an unsatisfactory job restoring power after the June derecho.
This Washington Post poll was conducted by telephone July 15 to 17, 2012, among a random sample of 1,002 adults living in Washington D.C., including users of both conventional and cellular phones. The results from the full survey have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus four percentage points; error margins are six points for the sample of 458 African Americans, and 6.5 points for the sample of 401 non-Hispanic whites. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York.