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by Lisa Mathias

Karl Rove recently cited data from our exit poll on the “Polling News and Notes” section of his website, focusing on the deficit and taxes.

Many Democrats argue President Barack Obama’s reelction was a mandate to raise tax rates on wealthier Americans, but post-election surveys from the Winston Group and Third Way found public sentiment is more complicated. These polls reveals more Americans – including those who voted for Mr. Obama – favor tax reform and/or spending cuts instead of just raising taxes for the rich.

To read the full report, access the .pdf here: Polling News & Notes, December 6, 2012.