Instructions for Political Ideology Survey


Use
the
following
scale
to
complete
the
surveys
on
the
following
pages.



...
Political Ideology Survey


Economic and 
 Your Intensity: Score: ...


Social 
 Your Intensity: Score: Score:
Policy
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Political Ideology Survey

Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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  • 1. Instructions for Political Ideology Survey 
 Use
the
following
scale
to
complete
the
surveys
on
the
following
pages.
 
 SA
 Strongly
Agree;
5
pts.
 Intensity Scale:
 A
 Agree;
4
pts.
 How important is this issue to you?
 N
 Neutral;
3
pts.
 3:
 I
care
deeply
about
this
issue.
 D
 Disagree;
2
pts.
 2:
 I
care,
but
don’t
feel
strongly.
 SD
 Strongly
Disagree;
1
pt.
 1:
 This
issue
isn’t
very
important
to
me.
 
 1. Complete
the
survey
questions
for
‘Economic
and
Foreign
Policy.’
 Multiply
the
number
of
points
for
‘Your
Response’
(i.e.;
5
points
for
 ‘strongly
agree’)
by
the
‘Intensity’
column.
Put
the
result
in
the
 correct
‘Score’
column.
 2. Total
the
scores
for
the
‘Odd’
and
‘Even’
columns.
 3. Subtract
the
‘Odd’
numbers
column
total
from
the
‘Even’
numbers
 column.
That
number
will
be
your
Y‐coordinate
when
we
graph
your
 political
ideology.

 4. Complete
the
survey
questions
for
‘Social
Policy.’
Multiply
the
number
 of
points
for
‘Your
Response’
(i.e.;
5
points
for
‘strongly
agree’)
by
the
 ‘Intensity’
column.
Put
the
result
in
the
correct
‘Score’
column.
 5. Total
the
scores
for
the
‘Odd’
and
‘Even’
columns.
 6. Subtract
the
‘Odd’
numbers
column
total
from
the
‘Even’
numbers
 column.
That
number
will
be
your
X‐coordinate
when
we
graph
your
 political
ideology.
  • 2. Political Ideology Survey 
 Economic and 
 Your Intensity: Score: Score: Foreign Policy
 Response
 1 - 3
 Odds
 Evens
 1.
Health
care
is
a
basic
human
right,
but
costs
have
 ○


SA
(5
pts)
 
 been
soaring
out
of
control.
A
universal,
government‐ ○


A
(4
pts)
 run
health
care
system
should
be
established,
similar
 to
those
in
Europe
and
Canada,
so
that
the
 ○


N
(3
pts)
 ○


D
(2
pts)
 
 0
 government
can
ensure
that
everyone
will
have
access
 ○


SD
(1
pt)
 to
health
care.
 2.
We
should
open
public
lands
for
carefully
managed
 ○


SA
(5
pts)
 
 offshore
drilling,
in
order
to
reduce
dependence
on
 ○


A
(4
pts)
 foreign
oil.
We
can
do
this
and
still
protect
the
 environment.
 ○


N
(3
pts)
 ○


D
(2
pts)
 0
 
 ○


SD
(1
pt)
 3.
Corporations
such
as
oil
and
drug
companies
make
 ○


SA
(5
pts)
 
 too
much
profit.
The
government
should
take
steps
to
 ○


A
(4
pts)
 see
that
certain
businesses
don’t
make
unfair
profits
at
 the
expense
of
their
employees
and
consumers
by
 ○


N
(3
pts)
 ○


D
(2
pts)
 
 0
 taxing
more
of
those
profits.
 ○


SD
(1
pt)
 4.
We
should
reform
the
Social
Security
system
so
that
 ○


SA
(5
pts)
 
 instead
of
paying
all
the
taxes
to
the
government,
 ○


A
(4
pts)
 people
could
invest
a
portion
of
that
money
in
the
 stock
market
to
manage
their
retirement
money
 ○


N
(3
pts)
 ○


D
(2
pts)
 0
 
 themselves.
 ○


SD
(1
pt)
 5.
The
United
States
should
withdraw
our
troops
from
 ○


SA
(5
pts)
 
 Iraq
as
soon
as
possible
because
we
shouldn’t
be
 ○


A
(4
pts)
 risking
American
lives
any
longer
in
an
unjust
war.
 ○


N
(3
pts)
 ○


D
(2
pts)
 
 0
 ○


SD
(1
pt)
 6.
The
best
guarantee
of
peace
for
our
country
is
 ○


SA
(5
pts)
 
 having
a
strong
military.
 ○


A
(4
pts)
 ○


N
(3
pts)
 ○


D
(2
pts)
 0
 
 ○


SD
(1
pt)
 7.
In
foreign
policy,
we
need
work
more
with
the
 ○


SA
(5
pts)
 
 United
Nations
to
achieve
collective
agreement
on
 ○


A
(4
pts)
 critical
issues
because
it
is
vital
to
have
the
support
of
 other
nations
for
our
actions
in
the
world.
 ○


N
(3
pts)
 ○


D
(2
pts)
 
 0
 ○


SD
(1
pt)
 8.
Because
illegal
immigration
is
both
an
economic
and
 ○


SA
(5
pts)
 
 national
security
issue,
we
must
strengthen
border
 ○


A
(4
pts)
 security
to
sharply
reduce
additional
illegal
 immigration
by
building
a
security
fence
along
our
 ○


N
(3
pts)
 ○


D
(2
pts)
 0
 
 southern
border.
 ○


SD
(1
pt)
 Totals
  • 3. 
 Social 
 Your Intensity: Score: Score: Policy
 Response
 1 - 3
 Odds
 Evens
 1.
We
should
NOT
exclude
or
prevent
same
sex
 ○


SA
(5
pts)
 
 couples
from
the
possibility
of
child
adoption.
 ○


A
(4
pts)
 ○


N
(3
pts)
 ○


D
(2
pts)
 
 0
 ○


SD
(1
pt)
 2.
People
applying
for
jobs
or
to
colleges
should
 ○


SA
(5
pts)
 
 never
receive
any
preference
based
on
their
race,
 ○


A
(4
pts)
 gender,
or
ethnic
origin.
 ○


N
(3
pts)
 ○


D
(2
pts)
 0
 
 ○


SD
(1
pt)
 3.
The
death
penalty
is
a
violation
of
human
rights,
 ○


SA
(5
pts)
 
 and
is
recognized
around
the
world
as
cruel
and
 ○


A
(4
pts)
 unusual
punishment.
Capital
punishment
should
be
 banned.
 ○


N
(3
pts)
 ○


D
(2
pts)
 
 0
 ○


SD
(1
pt)
 4.
Abortion
is
equivalent
to
murder
because
unborn
 ○


SA
(5
pts)
 
 children
are,
by
definition,
human
beings
from
the
 ○


A
(4
pts)
 point
of
conception
onward.
They
deserve
the
right
 to
enter
into
this
world
unharmed,
unless
the
 ○


N
(3
pts)
 ○


D
(2
pts)
 0
 
 mother’s
life
is
in
danger.
 ○


SD
(1
pt)
 5.
Competition
may
be
appropriate
for
business,
but
 
 ○


SA
(5
pts)
 we
shouldn’t
have
it
in
education.
School
vouchers
 ○


A
(4
pts)
 that
allow
children
to
attend
schools
of
their
choice,
 including
private
schools,
take
money
away
from
 ○


N
(3
pts)
 ○


D
(2
pts)
 
 0
 regular
public
schools
and
should
NOT
be
 ○


SD
(1
pt)
 encouraged.
 6.
Gun
control
laws
do
nothing
to
reduce
crime,
and
 ○


SA
(5
pts)
 
 just
place
barriers
in
the
way
of
law‐abiding
citizens
 ○


A
(4
pts)
 who
want
to
exercise
their
Second
Amendment
 rights
to
buy
a
gun.
 ○


N
(3
pts)
 ○


D
(2
pts)
 0
 
 ○


SD
(1
pt)
 7.
We
need
to
do
more
to
help
those
in
need.
Society
 ○


SA
(5
pts)
 
 should
NOT
have
as
strict
limitations
on
how
much
 ○


A
(4
pts)
 aid
they
receive,
or
for
how
long
they
receive
it,
 because
a
measure
of
a
just
society
is
how
it
helps
 ○


N
(3
pts)
 ○


D
(2
pts)
 
 0
 those
most
in
need.
 ○


SD
(1
pt)
 8.
People
in
our
country
should
not
separated
by
 ○


SA
(5
pts)
 
 religious,
ethnic,
or
racial
differences.
We
should
 ○


A
(4
pts)
 stop
focusing
on
diversity
and
all
that
divides
us,
 and
instead
celebrate
our
common
American
 ○


N
(3
pts)
 ○


D
(2
pts)
 0
 
 heritage.
 ○


SD
(1
pt)
 Totals