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For Immediate Release
Monday, July 26, 2004
12:00 p.m.

Contact:
Frank Conte
617-573-8050; 8750
fconte@beaconhill.org

Suffolk University Poll: Despite the cost, residents would recommend hosting political conventions to other cities

Based on your experience with the Democratic National Convention in Boston thus far, would you recommend to people in other cities the idea of hosting future political conventions?*

N=400

100%

   

Yes

1

221

55%

No

2

107

27%

Undecided

3

70

18%

Refused

4

2

1%

 

Do you think the convention will make Boston money or lose money?**

 

N=400

100%

   

Make money

1

154

39%

Lose money

2

174

44%

Undecided

3

72

18%

Refused

4

0

0%

 

*Question commissioned by Beacon Hill Institute.

**from Suffolk University Political Research Center. Survey conducted July 16-18, 2004. Margin of error +/- 5%. See http://www.suffolk.edu/suprc/election04/jul19/index.html for more details.