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Methodology and Topline for iMediaEthics Poll on Donald Trump’s Tax Returns

Poll conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. Policy Questions Designed by iMediaEthics. Demographic Questions Designed by PSRAI

 

The PSRAI May 2017 poll obtained telephone interviews with a nationally representative sample of 1,001 adults living in the continental United States. Telephone interviews were conducted by landline (501) and cell phone (500, including 287 without a landline phone). The survey was conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International (PSRAI). Interviews were done in English and Spanish by Princeton Data Source from May 4-7, 2017. Statistical results are weighted to correct known demographic discrepancies. The margin of sampling error for the complete set of weighted data is ± 4.0 percentage points.

 

Final Topline Results

Total:1,001 adults age 18 and older
Margin of error:  Plus or minus 4.0 percentage points
Form A:508 adults age 18 and older
Margin of error:  Plus or minus 5.7 percentage points
Form B:493 adults age 18 and older
Margin of error:  Plus or minus 5.6 percentage points
Think Trump should release tax returns:586 adults age 18 and older
Margin of error:  Plus or minus 5.2 percentage points
Think Trump should NOT release tax returns:236 adults age 18 and older
Margin of error:  Plus or minus 8.3 percentage points

 

INTERVIEW DATES: May 4-7, 2017

 

LANDLINE INTRODUCTION:

Hello, my name is _________________ and I’m calling for Princeton Survey Research. We’re conducting a study about some important issues today, and would like to include your household. [RANDOMIZE RESPONDENT SELECTION: May I please speak with the YOUNGEST ADULT MALE, age 18 or older, who is now at home? (IF NO MALE AT HOME NOW, ASK: May I please speak with the YOUNGEST ADULT FEMALE, age 18 or older, who is now at home?) / May I please speak with the YOUNGEST ADULT FEMALE, age 18 or older, who is now at home? (IF NO FEMALE AT HOME NOW, ASK: May I please speak with the YOUNGEST ADULT MALE, age 18 or older, who is now at home?)]

 

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CELL PHONE INTRO:

Hello, I am ___ calling for Princeton Survey Research. We’re conducting a study about some important issues today. [IF RESPONDENT SAYS DRIVING/UNABLE TO TAKE CALL: Thank you. We will try you another time…]

 

CELL PHONE SCREENING INTERVIEW:

S1. Are you under 18 years old, OR are you 18 or older? [CONTINUE IF 18 OR OLDER; ALL OTHERS TERMINATE]

READ TO ALL CELL PHONE – INTRODUCTION TO MAIN INTERVIEW: If you are now driving a car or doing any activity requiring your full attention, I need to call you back later. The first question is…

 

Notes: Due to rounding, percentages may not add to 100%. An asterisk (*) indicates values less than 0.5%. Volunteered responses are indicated by (VOL.).

 

IM1. As far as you know, has Donald Trump publicly released his tax returns for the past several years, has he not publicly released them, or don’t you know one way or the other?

 

%
Yes, has publicly released tax returns 6
No, has not 50
Don’t know one way or the other41
(VOL.) Refused3

 

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