In the midst of a partial federal government shutdown, Marquette University Law School’s poll came out with an edition that mainly took the temperature of that and numerous other hot-button issues.
Among the biggest:
– 66 percent of poll respondents say that they oppose the partial shutdown of the federal government over the issue of a wall along the Mexican border. 29 percent of respondents say they support it.
– 51 percent of Wisconsin voters oppose a wall along the Mexican border, while 44 percent favor it. In March 2017, 59 percent were opposed, while 37 percent favored it.
– As for who is responsible for the shutdown, the results from respondents were:
– 43 percent: President Trump
– 34 percent: Congressional Democrats
– 14 percent: The President and Congress equally responsible
– 7 percent: Congressional Republicans
– 59 percent believe there is not enough cause for Congress to start impeachment hearings on President Trump, while 33 believe there is.
– 44 percent of respondents favor President Trump’s job performance, while 52 percent disapprove.
– 62 percent say the President is not honest; 31 percent say he is.
– As for whether people would choose to re-elect President Trump in 2020:
– 49 percent: Definitely someone else
– 8 percent: Probably someone else
– 12 percent: Probably President Trump
– 27 percent: Definitely President Trump
Watch the presentation of the poll results below:
Some of the other results:
– 48 percent of voters say Wisconsin should withdraw from a federal lawsuit calling for the overturning of the ACA, otherwise known as Obamacare. 42 percent believe Wisconsin should remain in the lawsuit.
– 81 percent of Democrats say Wisconsin should leave the lawsuit, while 20 percent of Republicans agree.
– 75 percent of GOP members say Wisconsin should stay in the lawsuit, while only 11 percent of Democrats agree.
– 55 percent either strongly or somewhat disapprove of Wisconsin GOP’s lame duck legislation, while 31 percent either strongly or somewhat approve.
– 52 percent strongly or somewhat disapproved of former Governor Scott Walker signing the legislation for it, while 33 percent either strong or somewhat approved of it.
– 47 percent believe Governor Evers is attempting to cooperate with the state legislature. 28 percent don’t know if he is. 25 percent believe he isn’t.
– 46 percent say the state legislature’s leaders are not interested in cooperating with Gov. Evers, while 32 percent aren’t sure and 22 percent say they are trying to cooperate with the Governor.
– 53 percent of respondents say Walker should not run for Senate in 2022, while 37 percent say he should.
– 62 percent of poll responders believe Wisconsin should expand Medicaid by taking federal funds, while 25 oppose it.
– 55 percent of respondents say they prefer increased spending on K-12 public schools, while 39 percent believe property taxes should be reduced instead.
– 52 percent believe the state should not raise gas taxes and fees, while 42 percent believe they should be raised.
– 55 percent support raising Wisconsin’s minimum wage, while 39 percent disagree.
– 72 percent say a nonpartisan commission should draw legislative and congressional boundary districts; 18 percent say the legislature should.
– 59 percent support the legalization of marijuana, while 35 percent disagree.