Americans prefer life imprisonment to death penalty

Poll Questions

Q: (Half sample) Do you favor or oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder?

No opinion

Q: (Half sample) Do you support or oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder?

No opinion

Q: (COMBINED RESULTS) Do you (favor/support) or oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder?

No opinion

Q: Which punishment do you prefer for people convicted of murder: (the death penalty) or (life in prison with no chance of parole)?

No opinion

Q: (If favor/support death penalty) Many states use lethal injection for executions. If this method of execution is outlawed or otherwise unavailable, which would you prefer - ending the death penalty, or using another method such as the electric chair or gas chamber? (NET RESULTS COMBINED WITH INITIAL FAVOR/OPPOSE)