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Polling Memo: Voters Support Strong Consumer Financial Protections and Tough Regulation of Wall Street

Voters across all political parties are broadly and intensely supportive of strong consumer financial protections and of tough regulation of the financial services industry. This sentiment extends not only to keeping existing measures in place but expanding on what Congress did a decade ago, and has proved durable throughout the period since the 2008 financial crisis, through the weak recovery that followed and into the searing recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Polling Memo: Strong Support for Capping Interest Rates Amid Pandemic

Americans of all partisan identities, and across all regions of the United States, strongly support enacting new consumer protections on high-interest lending during the coronavirus crisis. Americans are highly supportive of prohibiting all high-interest loans during the crisis and of capping interest rates for consumer loans, according to a new bipartisan poll from Lake Research Partners and Chesapeake Beach Consulting.

AFR Polling Memo: New Survey Shows Bipartisan Skepticism of Private Equity Tactics, Support for Reform

Voters support continued reform of Wall Street, and that conviction extends to the private equity industry, according to a new poll by Lake Research Partners and Chesapeake Beach Consulting. Majorities of Democrats, independents, and Republicans, oppose the predatory tactics of private equity industry, and support legislative proposals aimed at correcting its abuses.

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Polling on Financial Reform

Washington Post/ABC News Poll – October 2015 Wall Street: A winning presidential punching bag — for both sides (Washington Post, 10/20/15) AFR/CRL Survey – July 2015 Summary Toplines PowerPoint Slides Breakout of Poll Findings on Forced Arbitration CRL Survey – January 2015 Summary and graphs

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Recent Polling on Financial Reform and the CFPB

Key Findings of Surveys Taken Since 2010 THERE IS OVERWHELMING PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR TOUGHER REGULATION OF THE FINANCIAL SECTOR Nearly five years after the 2008 crisis, Americans come down decisively in favor of stronger regulation of Wall Street and financial companies; that sentiment extends across