Poll: Republicans Strongly Dislike Muslims

Posted on

"Poll: Republicans Strongly Dislike Muslims"

57 percent of Republicans hold strongly negative views of Muslims, according to a poll released today by the Arab American Institute. Just 26 percent hold favorable views of Muslims, while Arabs are equally unpopular among Republicans — 53 percent negative versus 27 positive. The numbers improved slightly when asked about “Muslim Americans” and “Arab Americans.” Democrats, on the other hand, viewed Muslims and Arab Americans favorably by margins of at least 20 to 35 percent in all four cases, though Democrats and Republicans alike had less positive feelings toward Muslims than any other religious group.


« »

By clicking and submitting a comment I acknowledge the ThinkProgress Privacy Policy and agree to the ThinkProgress Terms of Use. I understand that my comments are also being governed by Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, or Hotmail’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policies as applicable, which can be found here.