The poll shows 46 percent of respondents from the
Sixteen percent were unsure.
Ryan has been working hard in recent weeks to sell the plan, which would fulfill a
The poll was done
Paying for the poll was Stop the Speaker PAC, which is also responsible for anti-Ryan billboards seen around
The PAC, which filed its papers with the
Johnson rated Public Policy Polling as "relatively well respected."
She used the word "relatively" because of its Democratic leanings. She would prefer a nonpartisan poll, such as the Marquette Law School Poll.
Ryan campaign spokesman
Other poll results are listed below. Percentages of "unsure" responses are not shown.
-- 49 percent had a favorable opinion of Ryan, 44 percent unfavorable, in contrast to Ryan's win in November with 65 percent of the vote.
-- 83 percent said Ryan should continue holding "town hall" meetings with district residents. Eleven percent said he shouldn't.
Ryan's office has responded to criticisms about a lack of town halls with these facts about his accessibility: Ryan gave more than 100 interviews with
-- Ryan's "refusal to hold" town halls made 43 percent less likely to vote for him, 8 percent more likely, and 48 percent said it doesn't make a difference.
-- 55 percent opposed taking away funding "for essential health care services like birth control and cancer screenings at
Ryan and other
A nationwide poll by Morning Consult and
-- 77 percent said
-- 50 percent had a favorable opinion of President
-- 62 percent opposed proposed cuts to funding to clean up the
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