☎ Center for Public Integrity-Ipsos election laws poll

How familiar are you, if at all, with the Federal Election Commission (FEC)?

Total Democrats Republicans Independents
Very familiar 8% 10% 9% 7%
Somewhat familiar 21% 22% 25% 21%
Heard the name 31% 34% 28% 34%
Never heard of 30% 27% 29% 26%
Don't know 10% 8% 9% 12%

Do you agree or disagree with the following statements:


a. Political ads online should be required to say who paid for the ad

Total Democrats Republicans Independents
Strongly agree 57% 63% 52% 69%
Somewhat agree 27% 23% 35% 22%
Somewhat disagree 7% 7% 7% 2%
Strongly disagree 3% 3% 2% 2%
Don't know 7% 3% 3% 5%
Agree (net) 84% 86% 88% 91%
Disagree (net) 9% 10% 9% 4%

b. Federal election laws are necessary to ensure fair elections

Total Democrats Republicans Independents
Strongly agree 51% 60% 49% 53%
Somewhat agree 28% 25% 34% 27%
Somewhat disagree 8% 6% 9% 5%
Strongly disagree 4% 3% 2% 7%
Don't know 10% 6% 6% 8%
Agree (net) 79% 85% 83% 80%
Disagree (net) 11% 9% 11% 11%

c. American elections are fair and open

Total Democrats Republicans Independents
Strongly agree 16% 15% 23% 10%
Somewhat agree 34% 32% 41% 37%
Somewhat disagree 28% 33% 23% 27%
Strongly disagree 15% 19% 7% 20%
Don't know 7% 2% 6% 7%
Agree (net) 50% 46% 64% 47%
Disagree (net) 44% 52% 30% 46%

Read this Center for Public Integrity/Ipsos poll's methodology.

See full poll results from Ipsos here.