Voters Support the One Cent Solution

Zogby Poll, October 26-28, 2010

How concerned are you over the current national debt?

  • Total: 94%
  • Democrats: 91%
  • Republicans: 98%
  • Independents: 95%

How important to find a solution to the debt problem?

  • Total: 97%
  • Democrats: 94%
  • Republicans: 98%
  • Independents: 98%

The One Cent Solution is a bipartisan plan to balance the federal budget in five years* by having Congress reduce total government spending by one cent out of each dollar per year for five years. Would you support such a plan?

  • Total: 75%
  • Democrats: 71%
  • Republicans: 82%
  • Independents: 72%

* Plan has been revised based on more current CBO estimates. Balanced budget with the One Cent Solution now projected to occur in seven years.

How willing would you be to have less federal spending in your district or state in order to balance the federal budget and reduce the national debt?

  • Total: 90%
  • Democrats: 84%
  • Republicans: 93%
  • Independents: 94%

How willing would you be to contact your member of Congress and urge him/her to support the One Cent Solution?

  • Total: 82%
  • Democrats: 74%
  • Republicans: 86%
  • Independents: 87%