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January 13, 2013

Explore the poll results

 

A Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram poll found strong support in Maine for some restrictions on gun ownership. The poll of 600 Maine residents was conducted by Critical Insights between Jan. 7 and Jan. 9 and has a margin of error of 4 percentage points. The entire poll results can be found here:
 

Gun ownership
Do you have a gun in your home or anywhere else on your property such as a garage, storage shed or barn?
 
Gun on property
 
No gun on property
 
Unsure/Refused
Nationally: Gallop Poll: October 6-9, 2011, n=1,005 adults nationwide
Maine: 2013 MTM/Critical Insights Poll
Nationally
Maine
 
Personal gun ownership
Do you personally own a gun or is the gun or guns in your household the property of another household member?
 
Personally Own
 
Owned by others in HH
 
No guns in HH
Nationally: Gallop Poll: October 6-9, 2011, n=1,005 adults nationwide
Maine: 2013 MTM/Critical Insights Poll
Nationally
Maine
 
Gun restrictions
Which of the following statements comes closest to your view? There should be no restrictions on owning guns. There should be some restrictions on owning guns. All guns should be illegal for everyone except police and authorized personnel.
 
No restrictions
 
Some restrictions
 
Illegal
Nationally: CNN/ORC Poll: December 17-18, 2012, n=620 adults nationwide.
Maine: 2013 MTM/Critical Insights Poll
Nationally
Maine
 
The Connecticut aftermath
Have the shootings in Connecticut made you more likely to support stricter gun control laws, less likely to support stricter gun control laws, or has your opinion on gun control not changed as a result of the shootings in Connecticut?
 
More likely
 
Less likely
 
No change
Nationally: CNN/ORC Poll: December 17-18, 2012, n=620 adults nationwide
Maine: 2013 MTM/Critical Insights Poll
Nationally
Maine
 
Banning semi-automatics
Please tell me if you would favor or oppose the following proposal: Banning semi-automatic guns, which automatically reload when the trigger is pulled.
 
Favor
 
Oppose
 
Unsure
Nationally: Pew Research Center: December 17-19, 2012, n=1,219 adults nationwide
Maine: 2013 MTM/Critical Insights Poll
Nationally
Maine
 
Banning firearm ownership
Please tell me if you would favor or oppose the following proposal: Banning the possession of handguns except by law enforcement officers.
 
Favor
 
Oppose
 
Unsure
Nationally: Pew Research Center: December 17-19, 2012, n=1,219 adults nationwide
Maine: 2013 MTM/Critical Insights Poll
Nationally
Maine
 
High capacity magazines
Please tell me if you would favor or oppose the following proposal: Banning high-capacity ammunition clips that can hold more than 10 bullets.
 
Favor
 
Oppose
 
Unsure
Nationally: Pew Research Center: December 17-19, 2012, n=1,219 adults nationwide
Maine: 2013 MTM/Critical Insights Poll
Nationally
Maine
 
Exotic ammunition
Please tell me if you would favor or oppose the following proposal: Banning bullets that explode or are designed to penetrate bullet-proof vests.
 
Favor
 
Oppose
 
Unsure
Nationally: Pew Research Center: December 17-19, 2012, n=1,219 adults nationwide
Maine: 2013 MTM/Critical Insights Poll
Nationally
Maine
 





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