SBJ/October 22-28, 2012/Law and Politics

Reader Survey: Election Edition

We asked readers who responded to our eighth annual SportsBusiness Journal/SportsBusiness Daily Reader Survey to weigh in on a couple of political questions. Here are the results, gathered online Oct. 8-17. Turnkey Sports & Entertainment provided technical support for the survey.

If the elections were held today, how would you vote?

Barack Obama 46.1%
Mitt Romney 38.9%
Not sure 10.4%
Would not vote 2.6%
Another candidate 2.1%
Obama, facing off with Romney in the Oct. 16 debate, got the upper hand in our survey.
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What issue in the sports industry should the newly elected Congress most concern itself with in 2013?

None — Congress should not look to engage in the sports industry 61.9%
Concussions 18.3%
Increasing TV rights fees and impact on consumers 9.1%
Performance-enhancing drug use 6.8%
College football playoff 1.7%
Other 2.2%
A strong majority of respondents prefers that Congress stay out of sports.
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