Public opposed to government surveillance

July 24, 2013 

Public opposed to government surveillance

A McClatchy-Marist poll found that a majority of Americans feel the government has gone too far in monitoring the digital activity of private citizens. Responses were mixed to Edward Snowden, who leaked information about the mass surveillance.

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Source: McClatchy-Marist poll July 15-18, 2013 of 1,204 adults, margin of error +/2.8 percentage points; 980 registered voters, margin of error +/-3.1 percentage points; 426 Democrats and Democratic leaning independents, margin of error: +/-4.7 percentage points; 357 Republicans and Republican leaning independents, margin of error: +/-5.2 percentage points
Graphic: Danny Dougherty

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