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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Morning Consult national poll, 6/15-6/18/16: Plurality of Americans support temporary travel ban from 6 countries: Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan. Half of independent voters support the ban, over 70% of Republican voters support the ban which they see as a national security issue. 41% of Democrats support travel ban from Iraq, 39% from Syria, 35% from Pakistan-June 15-18, 2016 poll

Trump is favored 41-37 over Hillary on security matters among all voters. Among independent voters Trump is favored 38-26. A temporary Muslim ban is favored 48-40. A plurality of voters favors temporary bans from 6+ countries: Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan. June 15-18, 2016 poll

6/22/16, "Poll: Voters Trust Trump Most to Keep America Safe," Morning Consult

"A slim plurality of voters trust Donald Trump more than Hillary Clinton (41% to 37%) to keep America safe following the Orlando terror attack, according to a new Morning Consult poll....

The presumptive GOP nominee edges his Democratic counterpart, 41 percent to 37 percent, with more than one-fifth of voters saying they didn’t know or had no opinion....But among independents, almost four in 10 (38 percent) voters trust Trump, compared with 26 percent for the former secretary of State and first lady....

Republicans trust Trump over Clinton by a huge margin (80 percent to 8 percent), while Democrats trust Clinton over Trump...71 percent to 12 percent....
Men backed Trump over Clinton, 47 percent to 35 percent, while the Democratic nominee was slimly favored by women, 38 percent to 36 percent.

Banning Muslim Travel

Following the Orlando shooting, Trump reiterated his call for a temporary ban on Muslims traveling to the U.S....

Almost half (48 percent) said they support a ban, 40 percent said they oppose and 11 percent said they didn’t know or had no opinion....

Almost half of Republicans (49 percent) said they strongly support this proposal, compared with 26 percent of independents and 16 percent of Democrats.

When asked if voters support or oppose a temporary ban on immigration from various countries, there was most support for a ban on immigrants from Syria and Iraq (56 percent and 55 percent, respectively).... 


Those who chose security issues as their top concern when voting for federal office (45 percent of Republicans, compared with 27 percent of independents and 23 percent of Democrats) also showed the strongest support for these proposals.

Republicans showed the most support for this proposal for every country in the list. More than 7 in 10 Republicans said they supported banning immigration to the U.S. from  

Iraq (76 percent), 
Afghanistan (78 percent),
Libya (75 percent),
Saudi Arabia (78 percent) and
Pakistan (71 percent) and

eight in 10 Republicans [80%] support a travel ban from Syria.

Roughly half of independents supported a travel ban for
Iraq (53 percent)
Syria and
Pakistan (50 percent),
Libya (54 percent), and
Saudi Arabia (45 percent).

Democrats were the least likely to support bans on immigration from these countries. Forty-one percent support a travel ban from Iraq, 39 percent for Syria and 37 percent for Pakistan.

The national Morning Consult survey polled 2,001 voters from June 15-18 for a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percentage points. See the toplines and crosstabs." chart above from Morning Consult

Above Donald Trump image from Morning Consult


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