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SBJ/October 22-28, 2012/Law and Politics
Reader Survey: Election Edition
Published October 22, 2012
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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?
|Would not vote||2.6%|
|Obama, facing off with Romney in the Oct. 16
debate, got the upper hand in our survey.
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%|
|Increasing TV rights fees and impact on consumers||9.1%|
|Performance-enhancing drug use||6.8%|
|College football playoff||1.7%|
|A strong majority of respondents prefers that
Congress stay out of sports.