Released: April 15, 2010
Tea Party Supporters: No 2010 Census Boycott
A New York Times/CBS poll of Tea Party supporters finds that this group “actually are just as likely as Americans as a whole to have returned their census forms, though some conservative leaders have urged a boycott.” The survey results show that 97% say they will return their 2010 Census forms or already have; among the total population, 95% say so.
The national survey, conducted April 5-12, included a total sample of 1,580, of whom 881 were Tea Party supporters. According to the survey, 18% of Americans identify themselves as Tea Party supporters.