Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Poll: Voters so-so on affirmative action

Published: July 13, 2010 at 2:47 PM

WASHINGTON, July 13 (UPI) -- U.S. voters remain lukewarm about the idea of affirmative action to promote the hiring of minorities and women, a Rasmussen poll indicated.
Results released Tuesday found just 32 percent of voters said they favor affirmative action, while 46 percent said they are opposed. Twenty-two percent indicated they weren't sure.
When asked specifically about government programs that give special treatment to women and minorities when hiring, the opposition rises to 55 percent, the Rasmussen poll said, while 29 percent said they favor such programs. Fifteen percent indicated they are undecided.

Full Story: http://www.upi.com/Business_News/2010/07/13/Poll-Voters-so-so-on-affirmative-action/UPI-75951279046865/

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