06/01/2010 04:40 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

US: Elena Kagan (CNN 5/21-23)

CNN / Opinion Research Corporation
5/21-23/10; 1,023 adults, 3% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
(CNN release)


As you may know, Elena Kagan is the person nominated to serve on the Supreme Court. Would you like to see the Senate vote in favor of Kagan serving on the Supreme Court, or not?
54% Vote in favor, 36% Not vote in favor

Based on what you have heard or read about Elena Kagan, do you think she is among the most qualified people who could serve on the Supreme Court, is she qualified to serve on the Supreme Court, but many others are more qualified, or is she not qualified to serve on the Supreme Court?
15% Most qualified
63% Qualified
19% Not qualified

From what you know about Elena Kagan, as a Supreme Court Justice, do you think she would be too liberal, too conservative, or just about right?
40% Too liberal, 6% Too conservative, 50% About right