UMass Lowell Center for Public Opinion

National Occupy Movement Poll Data, Nov. 6, 2011

Nov. 6, 2011 UMass LowellBoston Herald Political Poll

Poll Conducted Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 2011: Analysis from interviews with 1,005 adults nationally (plus or minus 3.8 percentage points on the full sample)

Occupy Wall Street versus Tea Party
Slightly more Americans view the Occupy Wall Street movement unfavorably than favorably, while perceptions are more sharply negative against the Tea Party, according to a new UMass Lowell-Boston Herald national poll. At the same time, the survey finds that Americans with positive impressions of each movement – despite little overlap and vast ideological differences between them – largely find common ground in thinking that Wall Street and political action committees have too much political influence while people who are not wealthy have too little. READ FULL ANALYSIS.