Nearly a third of Americans say they will pay close attention to President Obama’s State of the Union speech Tuesday night, according to the latest Fox News poll.
Democrats (41 percent) are much more likely than independents (29 percent) and Republicans (22 percent) to say they plan to “watch or listen to the speech carefully.”
Another 28 percent of voters say they might watch at least part of the speech, while 23 percent say they won’t watch but will instead read about it afterward.
Some 17 percent of voters say they are not interested in the State of the Union address “at all,” including 25 percent of independents, 24 percent of Republicans and 7 percent of Democrats.
The Fox News poll is based on landline and cell phone interviews with 1,010 randomly chosen registered voters nationwide and was conducted under the joint direction of Anderson Robbins Research (D) and Shaw & Company Research (R) from January 19-21, 2014. The full poll has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points.