Tuesday, February 15, 2011

MSU Survey: Confidence in Economy Improves, Confidence in Obama Plummets

The Michigan State University Institute for Public Policy and Social Research has just released its quarterly survey on consumer confidence. Here are some of the highlights and "lowlights" from the survey of 1,000 adults statewide, Detroit numbers in parenthesis:
  • 24.7% said their financial situation has improved
  • 43.1% said they are worse off than one year ago
  • 57.1% believe they will be better off in a year
  • 32.7% rate Obama's performance good or excellent (79.5%)
  • 18% approved of Granholm, an all-time low (34.6%)
  • 29.8% call themselves Democrats
  • 20.4% call themselves Republicans
You can read the entire report here.

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