27 May 2007

NewsMax Poll: Just 4 Percent Favor Immigration Plan

By a margin of more than 23 to 1, Americans overwhelmingly oppose the Senate's plan for
immigration reform, an Internet poll sponsored by NewsMax reveals.

Respondents in the poll - which drew more than 100,000 participants - also said they would oppose any 2008 presidential candidate who supports the Kennedy-McCain plan.

Here are the poll questions and results:
What is your overall opinion of the Senate immigration deal?
Favorable: 4 percent
Unfavorable: 95 percent
No opinion: 1 percent

What should be done with the 12 million illegals in the U.S.?
Deport them: 85 percent
Offer them citizenship eventually: 11 percent
Do nothing with them: 4 percent

Would you vote for any presidential candidate who supported this deal?
Vote for: 5 percent
Vote against: 95 percent

GOP candidates Rudy Giuliani and John McCain have expressed support for the immigration deal.
Are you:
More likely to vote for them: 4 percent
Less likely: 93 percent
No opinion: 3 percent

GOP candidates Mitt Romney and Tom Tancredo oppose the Senate immigration deal.
Are You:
More likely to vote for them: 89 percent
Less likely: 5 percent
No opinion: 6 percent

Rate President Bush's handling of the border and immigration issues.
Excellent: 1 percent
Good: 3 percent
OK: 8 percent
Bad: 29 percent
Very poor: 59 percent

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