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Results of Winthrop-ETV poll on attitudes about the Iraq war

Winthrop/ETV Poll

 

Exclusive Questions for The State:

Do you Approve or Disapprove of George W. Bush's Handling of the war in Iraq?

 

All

Democrats

Independents

Republicans

 

Approve

 

36.7

 

4.2

 

31.1

 

62.4

 

Disapprove

 

53.6

 

91.0

 

58.4

 

25.6

Don't Know/ Refused

 

9.7

 

4.8

 

10.5

 

12.0

 

Do you feel that we should set a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq?

 

All

Democrats

Independents

Republicans

 

Yes

 

45.0

 

73.5

 

43.4

 

27.4

 

No

 

50.1

 

19.9

 

52.5

 

68.4

Don't Know/ Refused

 

4.9

 

6.6

 

4.1

 

4.1

 

Which of the following do you consider the most reasonable amount of time to complete a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq?

*only asked of those who felt we should set a timetable for withdrawal from Iraq

 

Six Months

 

38.0

 

One Year

 

34.7

 

Two Years

 

11.7

 

Longer Than Two Years

 

6.7

 

Not Sure

 

8.7

 

Refused

 

0.3

 

Do you believe the war in Iraq has made America safer or created additional threats to our security?

 

All

Democrats

Independents

Republicans

 

Safer

 

34.9

 

7.8

 

31.5

 

56.8

Additional Threats

 

50.7

 

81.3

 

52.5

 

28.6

 

Neither

 

8.7

 

7.2

 

10.0

 

7.9

 

Not Sure

 

4.9

 

3.0

 

4.6

 

6.4

 

Refused

 

0.7

 

0.6

 

1.4

 

0.4

 

Do you Approve or Disapprove of George W. Bush's Handling of the war in Afghanistan?

 

All

Democrats

Independents

Republicans

 

Approve

 

44.6

 

12.1

 

42.5

 

68.0

 

Disapprove

 

41.4

 

72.7

 

42.5

 

19.5

Don't Know/ Refused

 

14.0

 

15.2

 

15.1

 

12.4

 

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