U.S. view on military force against nuclear weapons in Iran, by political party

Should military force be used to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons or should a nuclear-armed Iran be accepted?

U.S. view on military force against nuclear weapons in Iran, by political party This statistic shows results of a 2012 survey in the United States asking whether respondents supported the use of military force with the purpose of preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons, or if would be better to avoid military conflict, even if it meant that Iran may develop nuclear weapons. Results were divided by political affiliation. 79 percent of Republican respondents were in favor of the use of military force as opposed to 61 percent of Democrats.
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Should military force be used to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons or should a nuclear-armed Iran be accepted?

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Use military force to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weaponsAccept nuclear-armed IranNeither/Both/Don't know
Republican79%15%6%
Democrat61%31%9%
Independent58%33%9%
Total63%28%8%
Use military force to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weaponsAccept nuclear-armed IranNeither/Both/Don't know
Republican79%15%6%
Democrat61%31%9%
Independent58%33%9%
Total63%28%8%
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This statistic shows results of a 2012 survey in the United States asking whether respondents supported the use of military force with the purpose of preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons, or if would be better to avoid military conflict, even if it meant that Iran may develop nuclear weapons. Results were divided by political affiliation. 79 percent of Republican respondents were in favor of the use of military force as opposed to 61 percent of Democrats.
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