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Polling Round Up: American People Overwhelmingly Opposed to GOP Medicare Plan

9 Days, Four Different Polls, All Showing The Same Thing: The American Public Strongly Opposes the GOP Plan to End Medicare

Washington Post/ABC News Poll: “Republicans Appear to Have Handed Obama an Opening on Medicare in the Budget Blueprint They Adopted This Spring.”

  • Who do you trust to do a better job protecting the Medicare system? Obama: 49%  Congressional Republicans: 35%
  • Support for the Republican Medicare plan: Oppose: 49%  Support: 32%

CNN Poll: “Majority Gives Thumbs Down to Ryan Plan.”

  • Support for Republican Medicare plan:  Oppose 58%  Support 35%
  • Opposition to Republican Medicare plan among seniors: 74%

Reuters Poll: “More Oppose Than Support Republican Medicare Plan.”

  • Support for Republican Medicare plan:  Oppose: 43%  Support: 37%

Pew Poll: “Opposition to Ryan Medicare Plan from Older, Attentive Americans.”

  • Among those 50 and older opposition to the Republican Medicare plan is 51% with 42% strongly opposed