Fox News poll: Cupid is always political

A Valentine’s Day floral arrangement you see in the Safeway store in Wheaton, Maryland, February 13, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (UNITED STATES) – RTR4PJ5S

“She makes me laugh!”

“He is so funny!”

These are often waived, happy couples. Next up: “I love your ideological mood!”


A new Fox News survey finds, say 15 percent, it is important to share political views when choosing a Valentine’s day. This is twice as much as the 7 percent who said so in 2015.

To share thinking during most of the next, a sense of humor should be prioritized, the number of those who find that the way down 13 points: 67 percent now, compared with 80 percent three years ago.

Approximately the same number of Democrats (14 percent) and Republicans (18 percent) prioritize the policies, in picking a partner. This is a change for 2015, with three times as many Republicans (11 percent) as Democrats (4 percent) shared this view.

Still, laughter trump the policy in the search for love, as majorities of Republicans (66 percent), Democrats (67 percent) and independent (72 percent) is of the opinion that it is more important to find someone who shares your sense of humour.

The Fox News poll is based on landline and cell phone interviews with 1,005 randomly selected voters nationwide and was conducted under the joint direction of Anderson Robbins research (D) and Shaw & Company Research (R) from February 10-13, 2018. The survey has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points for all registered voters.


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