Importance of Holding Televised Gubernatorial Debates (October 2010)

Importance of Holding Televised Gubernatorial Debates (October 2010)

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categorycolumn-1
Gubernatorial debates are an important part of the political process.65%
Gubernatorial debates are not an important part of the political process.19%
Don't know16%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Gubernatorial debates are an important part of the political process.77%67%59%
Gubernatorial debates are not an important part of the political process.6%14%29%
Don't know18%19%12%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Gubernatorial debates are an important part of the political process.67%63%53%
Gubernatorial debates are not an important part of the political process.24%23%34%
Don't know9%14%13%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Gubernatorial debates are an important part of the political process.89%63%82%
Gubernatorial debates are not an important part of the political process.5%8%4%
Don't know6%29%14%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Gubernatorial debates are an important part of the political process.86%62%59%
Gubernatorial debates are not an important part of the political process.4%11%27%
Don't know10%27%14%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Gubernatorial debates are an important part of the political process.65%59%54%
Gubernatorial debates are not an important part of the political process.17%31%30%
Don't know18%10%16%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Gubernatorial debates are an important part of the political process.80%97%83%
Gubernatorial debates are not an important part of the political process.6%0%8%
Don't know14%3%9%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Gubernatorial debates are an important part of the political process.78%58%69%
Gubernatorial debates are not an important part of the political process.6%29%23%
Don't know16%13%8%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Gubernatorial debates are an important part of the political process.64%64%66%
Gubernatorial debates are not an important part of the political process.22%10%14%
Don't know13%26%20%

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categoryMaleFemale
Gubernatorial debates are an important part of the political process.66%65%
Gubernatorial debates are not an important part of the political process.26%12%
Don't know9%23%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Gubernatorial debates are an important part of the political process.69%65%60%
Gubernatorial debates are not an important part of the political process.13%20%23%
Don't know18%15%17%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Gubernatorial debates are an important part of the political process.57%60%67%65%73%76%
Gubernatorial debates are not an important part of the political process.13%17%18%30%19%20%
Don't know30%23%15%5%8%4%

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