New Survey Shows 73% of Voters Oppose Eliminating Federal Funding for Public Television

February 16, 2017

Our new survey for PBS finds that while the country may be deeply divided on many issues, the importance of federal funding for public television is not one of them. In fact, with remarkable consistency, majorities of voters of all political stripes support federal funding for public television and do not want to see it eliminated. Voters see public television as a good value proposition for the American taxpayer, and they express high levels of concern about the consequences should federal funding for public television be eliminated.

Read the full report here.

Read the press release here and it accompanying graphic here.

Selected Articles:

Variety: 73% of Voters Oppose Eliminating Public-Television Funding

The Hollywood Reporter: Even Trump Voters Oppose Defunding PBS