November 12-16, 2013: the Center for American Progress – nationwide survey of American attitudes 50 years after LBJ’s War on Poverty

Topic(s): General

"Would you support or oppose the president and Congress setting a national goal to cut poverty in the United States in half within 10 years?"

40% strongly support

30% somewhat support

8% somewhat oppose

14% strongly oppose

8% don’t know/refused


89% support


54% support

Methodology: GBA Strategies conducted a national telephone survey of 1,000 adults between November 12 and November 16, 2013.

Formal Citation
Center for American Progress, November, 2013. Retrieved Jan-15-2014 from “50 Years After LBJ’s War on Poverty,” Center for American Progress.