This week we asked for your outlook on the first Democratic presidential debate, Tuesday night on CNN. Here are the results of the unscientific survey, based on nearly 300 responses:
1) I plan to tune in to the two-hour debate on Tuesday.
Agree: I’m a Democrat and want to cheer my party on 49%
Agree: I’m a Republican, or independent, and want to see what the other side is up to 20%
Never miss a local story.
Isn’t there a baseball game on that night? 16%
Not interested at the moment 15%
2) Hillary Clinton is the leading Democratic candidate and I’m sticking with her all the way.
Agree strongly 16%
Agree somewhat 13%
Disagree somewhat 16%
Disagree strongly 55%
3) Of the Democratic alternatives, my choice would be:
Bernie Sanders 55%
Jim Webb 9%
Martin O’Malley 1%
Lincoln Chafee 3%
Joe Biden 31%
4) The debate topic that I hope will be discussed the most:
The economy and jobs 56%
Foreign policy 9%
Terrorism and national security 10%
Immigration reform 10%
The environment and climate change 15%