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New ABC News/Washington Post poll finds increased support for southern border wall: up 8 among total adults, up 11 among independents, up 3 among Hispanics. Among Republicans, 87% favor the wall-Jan. 8-11, 2019 poll of 788 random US adults

January 14, 2019

ABC News/Washington Post poll dates Jan. 8-11, 2019, random sample of 788 US adults. Political affiliation, +5 for Democrats: 31 Democrat, 26 Republican, 39 Independent. (page 4) Poll doesn’t state how “party divisions” were determined. For example did respondents self identify their status? Landline 40%, cellular 60%, error margin 4.5:

Following results from pages 4 and 5:

1/13/19, “Trump, GOP Blamed for Shutdown; No Crisis Seen, but Fewer Oppose a Wall, langerresearch.com

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List of results per above:

Support for a border wall up 8 points among total adults from 34% to 42%.

Among college-educated, up 13 points

Among non-college educated up 7 points

Among Independents, up 11 points

Among Republicans up 16 points to 87

Among Democrats, no change from Jan. 2018 survey

Among midwesterners, up 14 points

Among southerners up 9 points

Among 18-39 yr. olds, up 5 points

Among age 40+ up 11 points

Among whites up 10 points

Among nonwhites, up 6 points

Among Hispanics up 3 points

Men up 9 points

Women up 7 points

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page 2: Opposition to a border wall is down 9 points from 63% in Jan. 2018 to 54% in Jan. 2019. Strongly opposed is down 14 points from 52% to 38%.

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page 2: Only 18% say they’ve been personally affected by partial shutdown.

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