Q: There are two different points of view as to why the Republican Party has lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections. Which of these two views do you, yourself, think is more nearly right...?
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Question 15 of 59
In this poll:
Most Americans think that the Republican Party needs better policies if it is going to recoup its popular vote losses from the last five or six presidential elections.
This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone Dec. 13-16, 2012, among a random national sample of 1,002 adults, including landline and cell phone-only respondents. Results have a margin of sampling error of 3.5 percentage points. Results for questions 28 to 31 are based on interviews from Dec. 14-16 among 602 adults, with a 4.5-point error margin. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York.