CBS News has released the results of a comprehensive poll of 1142 random participants, taken over last weekend. On the issue of EFCA, the results: 

Congress is considering legislation, commonly referred to as "card check," that could make it easier for workers to form labor unions.  The legislation would allow people to form a union by publicly signing a card, without a secret ballot vote. 38% favor allowing people to form a union by publicly signing a card without a secret ballot, but more – 45% – are opposed.

As a follow-up question, respondents were asked: “Do you think labor unions have too much influence, too little influence, or about the right amount of influence on American life and politics today?”  The responses:


47% said “too much”

18% said “too little”

24% said “the right amount”


One can only hope that the moderates in Congress have seen these poll results.