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United or Divided on Cuba?

The recent normalization of relations with Cuba has sometimes been portrayed as a partisan policy issue, but is that really the case? Or is this one of the few issues that enjoys broad bipartisan support ahead of the 2016 elections?

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This poll was conducted by Republican pollster Glen Bolger of Public Opinion Strategies in Lowa, Indiana, Ohio and Tennessee from October 15-18, 2015, with 150 interviews in each state, including 210 cell phone interviews overall. The survey has a margin of error of +/-4.0%.
More Information available at atlanticcouncil.org/cuba-poll

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This poll was conducted by Republican pollster Glen Bolger of Public Opinion Strategies in Lowa,Indiana, Ohio and Tennessee from October 15-18, 2015, with 150 interviews in each state,including210 cell phone interviews overall. The survey has a margin of error of +/-4.0%.
More Information available at atlanticcouncil.org/cuba-poll

Media Coverage

DC Launch

On Nov. 17 the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center released results of a new survey by Republican pollster Glen Bolger to ask voters in America’s heartland—Iowa, Indiana, Ohio, and Tennessee—what they think of opening relations with Cuba. The results of the poll showed broad bipartisan support re-establishing ties with Cuba and lifting travel restrictions. We are delighted to launch the findings of the poll at events across the country in partnership with Engage Cuba. Watch the livestream

Tennessee Launch

According to our poll, a clear majority of 62% of voters approve of restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba. On Dec. 7 we will be holding a panel event in Nashville to explore and analyze these results, featuring expert commentary and discussion about what the state’s position on Cuba could mean for the upcoming election. We are delighted to launch the findings of the poll at events across the country in partnership with Engage Cuba.

Ohio Launch

On Dec. 11 the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center will be hosting a launch event for the poll in Cleveland, Ohio. According to the findings, almost 80% of voters in this crucial swing state support the re-establishment of Cuba ties, as compared to just 24% approval of the administration’s Iran deal as shown in a separate poll. We are delighted to launch the findings of the poll at events across the country in partnership with Engage Cuba.