That number is strongly influenced by Democratic support the Universal Healthcare Insurance concept ….
There have been other polls with the same basic results….
But there is also a caution to this …..
When those same voters are asked if they would support the increase in taxes to impliment the new government run system?…. The support for it drops …..
“The surge of support for single-payer health care among Democrats is striking,” Dropp said. “In April, 54 percent of Democrats supported the notion. Just five months later and that support has risen to 67 percent.”
Single-payer was part of a battery of questions on four progressive proposals, but those questions did not include any mentions of funding mechanisms for these programs.
A single-payer system is even more popular than the “public option,” described to poll respondents as “a government-run health insurance agency that would compete with other private health insurance companies within the U.S.” Forty-four percent of voters back a public option, compared with 33 percent who oppose it. More voters, 22 percent, have no opinion.
GOP voters generally oppose both single-payer and public-option proposals — though the poll doesn’t show overwhelming opposition. A 52 percent majority of Republicans oppose single-payer, while 33 percent support it. On a public option, it’s 43 percent of Republicans opposed and 36 percent in support….Share on Facebook