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In the election for U.S. Congress in the district where you live, which candidate are you voting for?

  • The Democratic Party candidate

    42%
  • The Republican Party candidate

    46%
  • Other

    3%
  • Not sure

    9%
  • I would not vote

    1%

As you know, President Obama will not be on the ballot in this year’s Congressional midterms. Will you consider your vote in the 2014 Congressional elections to be...

  • A vote in support of President Obama and his policies

    22%
  • A vote against President Obama and his policies

    47%
  • President Obama and his policies will not be a factor in my vote

    29%
  • I don’t plan to vote

    0%
  • Not sure

    2%

Do you think gun control laws should be made more or less strict than they are now?

  • More strict

    49%
  • No change

    28%
  • Less strict

    20%
  • Not sure

    3%

Do you favor or oppose requiring criminal and mental background checks for all those buying guns, including at gun shows and private sales?

  • Favor

    79%
  • Oppose

    14%
  • Not sure

    7%

How important is it to you that Congress passes legislation in the next year dealing with the issue of guns?

  • Very important

    31%
  • Somewhat important

    28%
  • Not very important

    22%
  • Not at all important

    20%

Thinking about this year’s midterm elections, would you say that issues related to guns have received:

  • Too much attention from candidates

    22%
  • About the right amount of attention from candidates

    26%
  • Too little attention from candidates

    38%
  • Not sure

    14%

Thinking about the 2014 midterm elections, have you seen or heard political advertisements or campaign mailers that mention issues related to guns?

  • Yes, from groups or candidates favoring stricter gun measures

    9%
  • Yes, from groups or candidates opposing stricter gun measures

    7%
  • Yes, from both

    17%
  • No

    60%
  • Not sure

    7%

Which of the following best describes your relationship status?

  • I am married

    45%
  • I am in a relationship, but not married

    15%
  • I am single, but dating

    6%
  • I am single, and not dating

    32%
  • Not sure

    2%

Have you ever used a dating app or an online dating site?

  • Yes

    22%
  • No

    76%
  • Not sure

    2%

How appropriate do you think it is to break up with someone you’re dating via text message, instant message, or some other form of electronic communication?

  • Very appropriate

    5%
  • Somewhat appropriate

    8%
  • Not very appropriate

    25%
  • Not appropriate at all

    62%

Some people use the slang term "ghosting" to mean breaking up with someone by ceasing all communication with them, instead of telling them directly. Have you ever been "ghosted" by someone you were dating?

  • Yes

    13%
  • No

    81%
  • Not sure

    5%

Some people use the slang term "ghosting" to mean breaking up with someone by ceasing all communication with them, instead of telling them directly. Have you ever "ghosted" someone you were dating?

  • Yes

    11%
  • No

    83%
  • Not sure

    5%

In general, how happy are you with your life?

  • Very happy

    31%
  • Somewhat happy

    47%
  • Not very happy

    15%
  • Not at all happy

    4%
  • Not sure

    3%

How do you think your level of happiness compares to most other Americans?

  • I’m happier than the average American

    24%
  • I’m about as happy as the average American

    48%
  • I’m less happy than the average American

    15%
  • Not sure

    12%

Which statement do you think is most true for you?

  • I’ve already experienced the happiest times of my life

    26%
  • I’m currently experiencing the happiest times of my life

    23%
  • I have yet to experience the happiest times of my life

    34%
  • Not sure

    17%

If you could improve just one area of your life, which ONE of the following would make you happiest?

  • My health

    21%
  • My relationships with family or friends

    12%
  • My romantic relationships

    14%
  • My career or finances

    32%
  • My faith or spiritual life

    12%
  • Not sure

    9%

Which one of the following contributes MOST to your level of happiness?

  • My health

    14%
  • My relationships with family or friends

    34%
  • My romantic relationships

    13%
  • My career or finances

    10%
  • My faith or spiritual life

    18%
  • Not sure

    11%

Should college fraternities be allowed to remain male-only, or should they be required to include both women and men?

  • They should be allowed to remain male-only

    61%
  • They should be required to include both women and men

    20%
  • Not sure

    19%

How closely have you followed news stories this year about hazing and sexual assaults on college campuses?

  • Very closely

    8%
  • Somewhat closely

    33%
  • Not very closely

    41%
  • Not closely at all

    19%

What sort of effect do you think requiring male-only fraternities to include women would have on the level of incidents of sexual violence on college campuses?

  • It would increase the incidents of sexual violence

    50%
  • It would reduce the incidents of sexual violence

    9%
  • It would have no effect

    18%
  • Not sure

    23%

If a college fraternity is caught hazing its members, should it be suspended from the campus?

  • Yes, permanently

    43%
  • Yes, temporarily

    40%
  • No

    7%
  • Not sure

    10%

Many college sorority houses are not allowed to host parties that serve alcohol. Should this rule be changed, or is it better to keep those bans in place?

  • College sorority houses should be allowed to host parties that serve alcohol

    24%
  • College sorority houses should not be allowed to host parties serve alcohol

    58%
  • Not sure

    18%
  • College sorority houses should not be allowed to host parties that serve alcohol

    58%