Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #23689
 
Do you approve or disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing as President?
473 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Party AffiliationParty Affiliation AggregIdeologyIdeology AggregatedEducationIncomeUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.6 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+Strong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DRepublicIndependDemocratVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRuralTwin CitS MNW MNNE MN
Approve37%39%35%27%38%36%54%32%42%96%71%54%34%2%8%4%82%34%6%83%54%33%8%7%65%33%7%45%45%28%36%36%39%23%33%56%31%42%45%49%
Disapprove53%52%54%57%57%54%39%57%49%1%19%22%55%94%85%96%11%52%90%15%29%52%88%91%24%52%89%43%43%64%50%54%55%74%56%31%58%44%42%47%
Not Sure10%9%11%16%5%10%8%11%9%3%10%24%10%4%7%0%7%14%4%2%17%15%5%2%12%15%3%11%12%8%14%10%6%3%11%14%10%14%13%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%49%51%27%25%31%18%51%49%10%13%16%17%11%16%12%23%44%28%13%24%31%15%12%37%31%28%18%36%46%29%38%33%21%52%26%60%12%13%15%
 
Do you approve or disapprove of the job Mark Dayton is doing as Governor?
473 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Party AffiliationParty Affiliation AggregIdeologyIdeology AggregatedEducationIncomeUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.6 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+Strong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DRepublicIndependDemocratVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRuralTwin CitS MNW MNNE MN
Approve47%46%48%59%39%47%40%49%44%23%24%20%38%77%76%79%23%41%77%19%29%43%79%86%25%43%82%41%40%55%46%48%47%58%48%35%49%44%46%43%
Disapprove37%41%33%24%46%39%39%34%39%49%64%65%45%7%12%9%57%44%11%52%56%43%7%9%55%43%8%36%42%33%35%35%40%23%38%45%36%40%23%50%
Not Sure16%13%20%17%15%14%22%16%17%28%12%15%17%16%12%12%19%16%12%30%14%13%14%5%20%13%10%23%19%12%20%17%13%18%14%20%16%16%31%7%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%49%51%27%25%31%18%51%49%10%13%16%17%11%16%12%23%44%28%13%24%31%15%12%37%31%28%18%36%46%29%38%33%21%52%26%60%12%13%15%
 
Do you approve? Or disapprove? Of the job the state legislature is doing?
473 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Party AffiliationParty Affiliation AggregIdeologyIdeology AggregatedEducationIncomeUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.6 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+Strong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DRepublicIndependDemocratVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRuralTwin CitS MNW MNNE MN
Approve27%29%25%39%24%23%21%32%22%35%22%20%24%32%25%46%28%24%34%29%20%24%31%43%23%24%37%28%24%29%26%25%30%32%30%18%29%20%22%31%
Disapprove34%37%30%19%32%44%39%25%42%27%44%44%38%30%25%27%36%38%26%29%45%35%30%25%39%35%28%23%33%38%23%37%39%28%34%39%33%41%39%26%
Not Sure39%33%45%43%43%33%39%43%35%38%34%36%38%38%50%28%36%37%40%42%36%40%39%32%38%40%36%48%42%33%51%38%31%41%36%44%38%40%39%43%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%49%51%27%25%31%18%51%49%10%13%16%17%11%16%12%23%44%28%13%24%31%15%12%37%31%28%18%36%46%29%38%33%21%52%26%60%12%13%15%
 
Do you agree or disagree with Governor Mark Dayton's decision to use his line-item veto to cut funding to operate the Minnesota Legislature?
550 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Party AffiliationParty Affiliation AggregIdeologyIdeology AggregatedEducationIncomeUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+Strong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DRepublicIndependDemocratVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRuralTwin CitS MNW MNNE MN
Agree33%35%30%35%29%32%35%33%33%30%28%19%28%39%36%53%28%28%43%27%26%29%49%49%26%29%49%31%27%39%32%32%34%50%27%29%34%37%31%27%
Disagree31%34%28%24%36%35%29%29%33%46%45%49%37%19%19%12%46%36%16%36%47%34%17%16%43%34%17%27%35%29%23%33%36%21%32%36%29%38%16%47%
Not Sure37%32%42%41%35%33%37%38%35%24%27%32%35%42%45%35%26%35%41%37%28%38%34%35%31%38%35%42%39%32%45%34%31%29%41%35%38%25%53%26%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%31%24%29%16%54%46%9%12%14%17%11%15%11%22%42%26%13%22%32%14%12%35%32%26%21%36%43%32%37%31%23%50%27%60%12%14%14%
 
5Should the Republicans who control the Minnesota Legislature agree to make the changes to the tax bill that Governor Dayton wants in exchange for restoring their funding?
550 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Party AffiliationParty Affiliation AggregIdeologyIdeology AggregatedEducationIncomeUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+Strong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DRepublicIndependDemocratVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRuralTwin CitS MNW MNNE MN
Yes35%38%32%35%32%37%34%34%36%41%24%22%27%43%50%48%31%30%50%32%25%32%55%47%27%32%51%28%33%39%33%31%40%47%31%31%37%35%36%25%
No30%35%26%29%35%33%22%32%29%31%47%39%38%17%18%20%40%33%19%32%43%32%18%19%39%32%18%33%30%29%28%31%32%23%31%36%26%35%25%49%
Not Sure35%27%42%37%32%30%44%35%35%28%29%39%34%40%32%31%29%37%31%36%32%35%27%34%33%35%30%38%37%31%38%38%27%30%38%33%37%30%39%26%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%31%24%29%16%54%46%9%12%14%17%11%15%11%22%42%26%13%22%32%14%12%35%32%26%21%36%43%32%37%31%23%50%27%60%12%14%14%
 
6Should Minnesota offer major tax breaks or other financial incentives to encourage Amazon to locate their new corporate headquarters in the state?
550 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Party AffiliationParty Affiliation AggregIdeologyIdeology AggregatedEducationIncomeUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.2 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+Strong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DRepublicIndependDemocratVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRuralTwin CitS MNW MNNE MN
Yes55%58%52%60%58%59%34%59%50%67%63%58%48%59%60%47%65%54%55%63%53%58%56%56%57%58%56%55%58%53%48%53%65%46%60%55%54%53%47%71%
No24%26%22%21%24%23%29%22%25%7%21%19%30%27%20%31%15%25%24%13%24%27%20%28%20%27%24%15%24%27%22%25%24%30%22%22%26%21%24%15%
Not Sure21%16%26%19%18%18%37%18%25%25%15%23%22%14%20%22%20%20%21%24%23%15%24%16%24%15%20%29%18%20%30%22%11%24%18%23%20%27%30%15%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%31%24%29%16%54%46%9%12%14%17%11%15%11%22%42%26%13%22%32%14%12%35%32%26%21%36%43%32%37%31%23%50%27%60%12%14%14%
 
7Should the Minnesota Board of Teaching be legally required to report to law enforcement any allegations of inappropriate contact between teachers and students?
550 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Party AffiliationParty Affiliation AggregIdeologyIdeology AggregatedEducationIncomeUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.9 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+Strong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DRepublicIndependDemocratVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRuralTwin CitS MNW MNNE MN
Yes86%84%89%81%89%88%90%84%89%85%90%89%86%86%90%83%88%87%87%89%83%88%90%94%85%88%92%83%93%83%82%88%88%87%85%88%84%86%89%94%
No6%8%4%8%6%5%5%7%5%14%9%4%5%6%5%1%11%5%4%8%9%5%5%3%8%5%4%10%2%8%7%6%6%4%7%8%7%4%7%4%
Not Sure7%8%7%11%5%7%4%8%6%2%1%6%8%8%4%16%1%8%9%3%8%7%5%3%6%7%4%7%5%9%11%6%5%9%8%4%9%10%5%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%31%24%29%16%54%46%9%12%14%17%11%15%11%22%42%26%13%22%32%14%12%35%32%26%21%36%43%32%37%31%23%50%27%60%12%14%14%
 
8Do you support or oppose a proposal by Twin Metals Minnesota for sulfide mining -- which has never been done before in Minnesota -- near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area?
550 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Party AffiliationParty Affiliation AggregIdeologyIdeology AggregatedEducationIncomeUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+Strong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DRepublicIndependDemocratVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRuralTwin CitS MNW MNNE MN
Support20%23%17%19%24%18%19%21%19%55%34%19%15%7%17%8%43%14%13%51%22%17%9%9%33%17%9%25%19%19%17%20%24%18%19%24%19%19%12%31%
Oppose47%50%45%55%41%51%37%49%46%8%41%38%47%73%57%71%26%51%63%10%40%49%72%73%29%49%73%40%44%54%45%48%49%56%49%39%50%44%49%36%
Not Sure33%27%38%26%35%31%44%30%36%37%25%43%38%20%25%21%30%35%24%39%38%34%18%18%38%34%18%35%37%28%39%32%27%26%32%37%30%36%39%33%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%49%51%31%24%29%16%54%46%9%12%14%17%11%15%11%22%42%26%13%22%32%14%12%35%32%26%21%36%43%32%37%31%23%50%27%60%12%14%14%
 
9In an effort to reduce congestion, should the State of Minnesota spend more money on building and repairing roads? Or on building new alternatives for travel, such as light rail, bike lanes, and bus lanes?
327 Metro Area AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Party AffiliationParty Affiliation AggregIdeologyIdeology AggregatedEducationIncomeUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+Strong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DRepublicIndependDemocratVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRuralTwin CitS MNW MNNE MN
Building And Repairing Roads55%54%57%37%59%59%78%47%65%85%67%82%59%39%49%27%74%62%40%77%64%63%40%40%69%63%40%73%60%46%42%60%64%40%60%63%55%******
Building New Alternatives For Travel35%36%35%52%32%34%12%42%27%12%32%9%24%52%45%61%24%26%52%20%27%26%56%56%24%26%56%17%31%44%45%28%34%47%32%31%36%******
Not Sure9%11%8%12%9%7%10%10%8%3%1%10%17%9%5%12%2%13%8%4%9%11%4%4%7%11%4%10%9%9%14%13%1%13%8%7%10%******
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%0%100%
Composition of Metro Area Adults100%49%51%30%26%29%15%56%44%7%11%14%18%10%18%13%18%42%31%12%19%33%15%14%31%33%29%14%38%48%33%35%32%26%66%8%97%0%0%3%
 
10Should bicycle riders have their own lanes on city streets?
327 Metro Area AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Party AffiliationParty Affiliation AggregIdeologyIdeology AggregatedEducationIncomeUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+Strong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DRepublicIndependDemocratVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRuralTwin CitS MNW MNNE MN
Yes54%47%61%62%52%55%39%57%50%26%46%30%57%64%73%67%38%49%70%41%29%57%74%66%34%57%70%63%48%56%54%48%61%56%53%52%54%******
No30%39%21%25%30%34%31%27%33%47%42%51%24%21%18%14%44%33%16%40%45%32%14%20%43%32%17%24%34%28%27%30%32%25%32%32%30%******
Not Sure16%14%18%13%18%11%30%16%17%27%13%18%19%15%9%19%18%18%14%19%26%11%12%13%23%11%12%13%18%16%19%22%8%19%15%17%16%******
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%0%100%
Composition of Metro Area Adults100%49%51%30%26%29%15%56%44%7%11%14%18%10%18%13%18%42%31%12%19%33%15%14%31%33%29%14%38%48%33%35%32%26%66%8%97%0%0%3%
 
11How important are bike lanes in the city where you live and work? Very important? Somewhat important? Not very important? Or not at all important?
327 Metro Area AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Party AffiliationParty Affiliation AggregIdeologyIdeology AggregatedEducationIncomeUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+Strong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DRepublicIndependDemocratVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRuralTwin CitS MNW MNNE MN
Very21%23%20%30%19%23%5%25%17%21%6%10%14%21%29%35%12%14%31%22%11%18%25%29%15%18%27%24%18%24%26%15%23%35%18%3%22%******
Somewhat30%29%32%29%30%33%29%29%32%18%50%12%26%42%37%43%38%25%40%33%21%27%39%53%25%27%45%33%26%33%26%36%29%39%26%34%30%******
Not Very23%26%21%22%20%28%23%21%27%19%29%35%29%21%18%7%25%29%14%14%38%26%22%9%29%26%16%21%25%23%21%23%26%13%27%28%23%******
Not At All18%20%17%11%27%14%26%19%18%24%15%35%27%9%12%3%18%25%9%18%29%23%9%8%25%23%9%19%19%17%15%19%20%7%21%30%18%******
Not Sure7%2%11%8%4%3%17%6%7%19%0%8%3%7%3%12%7%6%7%13%2%6%6%1%6%6%4%3%12%3%12%7%1%5%7%5%7%******
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%0%100%
Composition of Metro Area Adults100%49%51%30%26%29%15%56%44%7%11%14%18%10%18%13%18%42%31%12%19%33%15%14%31%33%29%14%38%48%33%35%32%26%66%8%97%0%0%3%
 
12If you could choose, would you rather have an additional lane for vehicles, or a lane for bicycles added to city streets?
327 Metro Area AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Party AffiliationParty Affiliation AggregIdeologyIdeology AggregatedEducationIncomeUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+Strong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DRepublicIndependDemocratVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRuralTwin CitS MNW MNNE MN
Additional Lane For Vehicles62%60%63%48%70%61%75%58%66%79%73%89%63%42%50%51%75%67%50%76%78%62%53%43%77%62%48%57%70%56%49%63%72%43%69%67%61%******
Lane For Bicycles27%30%24%35%23%30%9%30%23%14%23%4%28%45%35%34%20%24%34%14%14%28%35%46%14%28%40%33%21%29%34%24%22%39%23%20%27%******
Not Sure12%10%14%17%7%9%16%12%11%7%4%7%10%13%16%16%5%9%16%10%8%9%12%11%9%9%12%10%9%15%17%13%6%18%9%12%12%******
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%0%100%
Composition of Metro Area Adults100%49%51%30%26%29%15%56%44%7%11%14%18%10%18%13%18%42%31%12%19%33%15%14%31%33%29%14%38%48%33%35%32%26%66%8%97%0%0%3%
 
13Should MnDOT add more bus lanes to Twin Cities freeways?
327 Metro Area AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Party AffiliationParty Affiliation AggregIdeologyIdeology AggregatedEducationIncomeUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+Strong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DRepublicIndependDemocratVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRuralTwin CitS MNW MNNE MN
Yes46%44%47%55%45%45%31%50%40%43%29%33%42%44%51%70%35%39%59%35%27%43%54%74%30%43%64%41%50%44%54%39%45%50%46%33%46%******
No30%35%25%18%32%36%36%25%36%30%49%50%28%31%21%7%42%37%15%40%55%30%14%12%49%30%13%41%27%28%18%40%30%30%28%45%30%******
Not Sure25%21%28%27%24%19%32%25%23%26%22%17%30%25%28%24%24%24%26%24%18%27%31%14%20%27%23%18%23%28%29%21%24%19%26%22%24%******
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%0%100%
Composition of Metro Area Adults100%49%51%30%26%29%15%56%44%7%11%14%18%10%18%13%18%42%31%12%19%33%15%14%31%33%29%14%38%48%33%35%32%26%66%8%97%0%0%3%
 
14Do you support or oppose the building of the Southwest Light Rail line which connects downtown Minneapolis to St Louis Park, Hopkins, Minnetonka and Eden Prairie?
327 Metro Area AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+Party AffiliationParty Affiliation AggregIdeologyIdeology AggregatedEducationIncomeUrbanityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 5.2 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+Strong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DRepublicIndependDemocratVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibConservaModerateLiberalHigh SchSome Col4-year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KUrbanSuburbanRuralTwin CitS MNW MNNE MN
Support66%60%72%65%72%69%53%68%63%44%56%52%56%83%87%81%52%61%85%46%53%63%89%94%50%63%92%50%70%68%68%61%71%65%68%58%67%******
Oppose19%25%12%14%20%21%21%16%21%44%22%30%23%10%7%3%30%22%5%33%31%17%8%2%32%17%5%30%16%17%12%23%21%22%16%28%18%******
Not Sure15%14%16%21%9%10%26%15%15%12%22%19%21%7%6%16%18%17%10%22%16%20%3%3%18%20%3%20%14%15%21%17%9%13%16%14%16%******
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%0%100%
Composition of Metro Area Adults100%49%51%30%26%29%15%56%44%7%11%14%18%10%18%13%18%42%31%12%19%33%15%14%31%33%29%14%38%48%33%35%32%26%66%8%97%0%0%3%
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.