The left-wing Talking Points Memo (TPM) has plotted tea party favorability by county nationwide. Click on the map to go to the interactive version.
Some TPM findings:
- The states with counties where tea party favorability is highest are Alabama, Utah, and Nebraska.
- 39 percent of total respondents in the survey had a somewhat or strongly favorable opinion of the tea party.
- 61 percent had a neutral, somewhat unfavorable, or strongly unfavorable opinion of the tea party.
- Among those who said they had a strong opinion of the tea party one way or another, 60 percent said they had a unfavorable opinion while 40 percent said they had a favorable opinion.