64% of voters surveyed say we should maintain Social Security and Medicare benefits; only 17% disagree. AFL-CIO. November 7, 2012.
88% believe it is extremely/very important that “Obama take steps to ensure long term stability in Social Security.” Gallup. November 9-12, 2012.
60% said there should be no more major cuts to Social Security.
50% support the statement, “Given where our economy is, we should do everything we can to help the middle class, and that means protecting Medicare and Social Security.” Democracy Corps. November 9, 2012.