Results of SurveyUSA Mkt Research Study #24589
 
About: SurveyUSA interviewed 875 state of South Dakota adults 01/23/19 through 01/28/19. Of the adults, 726 are registered to vote. Of the registered voters, 633 report having voted in the 11/08/16 general election.
 
1Are you registered to vote in the state of South Dakota?
875 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?2020 Election2016 VoteParty AffiliationIdeologyOwns GunConcealed PermitRaceUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 2.8 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoCertain Likely TUnlikelyTrumpClintonStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneWhite/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmAmericanMixed/OtUrbanSuburbanRural
Yes83%84%81%65%85%92%96%73%94%69%83%91%93%78%86%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%87%91%83%87%91%89%83%90%78%87%81%90%82%84%65%86%36%81%79%78%80%88%
No15%13%16%30%13%8%4%23%6%27%14%8%5%19%12%------------11%9%15%12%7%11%15%10%18%12%19%7%15%15%35%6%43%11%14%20%18%10%
Not Sure2%2%2%5%2%0%1%4%0%4%2%1%2%3%2%------------2%0%2%2%2%1%2%0%4%1%0%3%3%1%0%7%21%7%6%1%3%3%
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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%31%23%26%20%53%47%28%28%30%14%33%66%89%10%1%52%27%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%18%23%31%12%6%23%15%18%39%15%11%8%62%83%1%2%1%8%5%29%25%45%
 
2In the election for President in November 2016, did you ... vote for Donald Trump? Vote for Hillary Clinton? Vote for another candidate? Or did you not get a chance to vote?
726 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?2020 Election2016 VoteParty AffiliationIdeologyOwns GunConcealed PermitRaceUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoCertain Likely TUnlikelyTrumpClintonStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneWhite/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmAmericanMixed/OtUrbanSuburbanRural
Trump52%59%45%47%52%55%54%49%55%52%52%56%42%52%51%59%65%0%100%0%97%90%73%39%9%18%0%87%76%40%9%5%61%43%74%36%72%62%81%40%55%43%57%0%15%68%47%52%55%
Clinton27%21%33%23%25%28%32%24%29%21%24%27%42%22%29%32%17%81%0%100%2%8%14%26%70%72%92%3%11%30%69%75%20%42%12%35%13%26%8%35%27%37%6%58%37%15%28%29%25%
Other8%9%8%8%8%9%8%8%9%10%7%8%9%10%8%9%19%19%0%0%1%2%13%34%21%11%8%3%7%12%11%3%12%7%7%8%10%7%8%8%7%12%10%42%19%9%10%5%8%
Did Not Vote11%9%13%19%11%8%6%15%7%13%16%7%7%14%10%---0%0%-------5%5%15%11%15%6%9%7%18%5%5%3%15%10%0%19%0%27%2%13%10%10%
Not Sure2%2%2%3%4%0%1%3%0%2%2%2%1%2%1%---0%0%-------1%1%2%0%2%2%0%1%2%0%0%0%2%1%7%9%0%2%6%2%3%1%
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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%51%49%24%23%29%24%47%53%24%28%33%16%31%69%89%10%1%52%27%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%20%26%31%12%6%24%15%20%37%16%10%9%61%84%1%2%0%8%4%27%24%48%
 
3In the November 2020 election, are you certain to vote? Likely to vote? Or are you unlikely to vote?
633 2016 VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?2020 Election2016 VoteParty AffiliationIdeologyOwns GunConcealed PermitRaceUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 2.7 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoCertain Likely TUnlikelyTrumpClintonStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneWhite/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmAmericanMixed/OtUrbanSuburbanRural
Certain To Vote89%90%89%80%88%92%94%84%93%82%90%91%92%86%90%100%0%0%89%93%97%84%84%82%88%92%99%96%88%85%90%93%89%83%98%88%91%83%95%88%89%100%100%58%91%78%86%89%90%
Likely To Vote10%8%11%16%12%7%5%14%6%13%9%9%7%12%9%0%100%0%10%5%3%15%11%16%12%6%1%4%11%12%7%7%10%17%2%10%7%17%5%11%10%0%0%0%3%22%12%10%8%
Unlikely To Vote1%1%0%2%0%0%0%1%0%2%0%0%0%1%0%0%0%100%0%2%0%0%3%1%0%0%0%0%0%0%3%0%0%0%0%1%1%0%0%1%0%0%0%42%6%0%2%0%0%
Not Sure1%1%0%2%0%1%0%1%1%3%0%0%1%1%1%0%0%0%1%1%0%1%2%0%0%1%0%0%0%2%0%0%1%0%0%1%1%0%0%1%1%0%0%0%0%0%0%1%1%
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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%52%48%21%22%31%25%44%56%23%27%34%16%30%70%89%10%1%60%31%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%21%28%29%13%6%25%16%21%34%17%11%10%58%85%1%2%0%7%5%27%23%49%
 
4Do you consider yourself ... a strong Republican? A Republican? An Independent who leans Republican? An Independent? An Independent who leans Democratic? A Democrat? Or a strong Democrat?
633 2016 VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?2020 Election2016 VoteParty AffiliationIdeologyOwns GunConcealed PermitRaceUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoCertain Likely TUnlikelyTrumpClintonStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneWhite/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmAmericanMixed/OtUrbanSuburbanRural
Strong Republican23%27%18%18%21%23%28%19%26%25%28%21%16%23%23%25%8%0%37%1%100%0%0%0%0%0%0%70%20%7%3%2%28%17%35%16%35%32%41%14%24%0%41%0%13%23%23%23%23%
Republican21%21%22%20%23%23%18%22%21%18%18%24%24%22%20%20%34%0%32%5%0%100%0%0%0%0%0%14%40%20%3%0%25%19%25%15%23%22%21%21%22%0%0%0%8%41%18%20%23%
Indy Leans Republican14%19%9%21%14%14%10%17%12%13%10%21%11%18%13%14%16%81%18%7%0%0%100%0%0%0%0%7%24%18%6%0%14%11%21%11%16%9%24%12%15%60%0%0%10%3%13%14%15%
Independent8%8%8%6%14%6%8%10%7%6%10%8%8%8%9%8%14%19%5%7%0%0%0%100%0%0%0%3%6%14%11%0%12%7%4%8%11%11%0%8%8%0%25%42%4%6%12%6%8%
Indy Leans Democratic9%6%12%11%4%7%12%8%10%8%9%8%13%5%10%9%11%0%1%20%0%0%0%0%100%0%0%1%4%14%24%11%7%11%2%14%3%6%6%12%9%0%8%0%8%17%9%12%6%
Democrat14%11%17%13%14%17%10%14%14%18%19%8%12%16%13%14%9%0%4%32%0%0%0%0%0%100%0%2%4%21%32%19%11%20%8%19%8%12%6%18%13%24%0%58%31%11%15%15%13%
Strong Democrat9%8%10%9%9%7%10%9%9%10%4%9%15%6%10%10%1%0%0%26%0%0%0%0%0%0%100%3%2%3%20%67%4%9%5%15%4%7%2%12%8%17%8%0%22%0%8%7%10%
Not Sure2%1%3%1%2%2%3%1%2%3%2%1%2%3%2%1%6%0%2%2%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%0%1%3%0%2%0%6%1%1%0%2%1%2%1%0%19%0%5%0%2%4%1%
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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%52%48%21%22%31%25%44%56%23%27%34%16%30%70%89%10%1%60%31%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%21%28%29%13%6%25%16%21%34%17%11%10%58%85%1%2%0%7%5%27%23%49%
 
5Do you approve or disapprove of the job Kristi Noem is doing as Governor?
633 2016 VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?2020 Election2016 VoteParty AffiliationIdeologyOwns GunConcealed PermitRaceUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoCertain Likely TUnlikelyTrumpClintonStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneWhite/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmAmericanMixed/OtUrbanSuburbanRural
Approve48%54%42%46%49%43%55%48%48%46%53%49%38%50%47%49%36%0%71%15%76%73%53%37%6%16%7%79%63%36%11%8%60%40%57%36%71%44%60%40%50%70%25%0%19%51%44%50%48%
Disapprove21%20%22%27%19%23%16%23%20%19%19%20%30%18%22%22%14%64%5%50%5%5%12%18%43%43%66%5%8%25%51%64%20%27%9%29%7%23%11%28%20%17%8%0%40%17%24%26%17%
Not Sure31%26%36%27%32%35%30%29%32%35%28%31%32%32%31%29%51%36%24%35%19%22%35%45%50%41%28%16%29%39%38%28%20%33%34%36%22%34%30%32%29%13%68%100%41%32%32%24%34%
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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%52%48%21%22%31%25%44%56%23%27%34%16%30%70%89%10%1%60%31%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%21%28%29%13%6%25%16%21%34%17%11%10%58%85%1%2%0%7%5%27%23%49%
 
6A few questions today about guns. First ... do you ... strongly support? Support? Oppose? Or strongly oppose requiring all gun buyers to first pass a criminal background check, no matter where they buy a gun and no matter whom they buy a gun from?
633 2016 VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?2020 Election2016 VoteParty AffiliationIdeologyOwns GunConcealed PermitRaceUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoCertain Likely TUnlikelyTrumpClintonStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneWhite/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmAmericanMixed/OtUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly Support56%50%63%48%51%60%65%49%62%60%57%47%67%51%59%58%52%19%50%74%62%41%44%48%70%67%83%53%42%58%76%83%51%64%46%66%52%71%36%60%58%53%44%42%42%62%54%57%57%
Support26%29%24%32%32%22%21%32%21%24%26%31%19%29%25%25%37%17%31%15%18%48%28%24%17%17%10%23%42%24%14%8%33%28%31%18%28%22%45%25%28%0%25%0%14%24%26%27%27%
Oppose8%11%5%8%10%8%6%9%7%5%4%14%6%11%6%8%4%0%10%4%12%6%13%6%6%4%5%13%9%7%4%2%9%6%12%5%9%5%9%6%7%35%6%0%10%10%7%10%8%
Strongly Oppose6%6%5%8%6%5%5%7%5%4%8%5%5%6%5%5%6%64%7%3%5%3%12%17%2%3%2%9%5%5%4%7%4%1%7%6%6%0%10%5%5%12%25%58%13%3%9%5%5%
Not Sure4%4%3%5%1%5%4%3%4%6%3%3%3%3%4%4%2%0%3%3%3%2%2%5%6%10%0%3%2%6%1%0%3%1%4%5%4%2%1%4%3%0%0%0%21%0%4%2%3%
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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%52%48%21%22%31%25%44%56%23%27%34%16%30%70%89%10%1%60%31%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%21%28%29%13%6%25%16%21%34%17%11%10%58%85%1%2%0%7%5%27%23%49%
 
7Under current South Dakota law, people are required to get a permit to carry a concealed handgun in public places. In order to get a permit, people must have a clean criminal record and pay a processing fee. Do you... strongly support? Support? Oppose? Or strongly oppose ... requiring a permit to carry a concealed handgun in public in South Dakota?
633 2016 VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?2020 Election2016 VoteParty AffiliationIdeologyOwns GunConcealed PermitRaceUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 4.2 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoCertain Likely TUnlikelyTrumpClintonStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneWhite/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmAmericanMixed/OtUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly Support58%53%65%58%49%58%67%54%62%69%55%50%65%51%61%59%57%36%51%75%55%50%45%53%73%69%86%48%50%58%81%85%57%62%43%67%57%61%42%62%59%53%8%42%58%63%59%56%58%
Support26%28%24%26%32%27%20%29%24%21%30%30%21%30%25%25%36%0%30%17%23%40%31%21%21%19%12%28%32%28%11%11%28%27%35%22%27%23%41%26%27%0%32%0%20%17%25%28%27%
Oppose8%10%6%7%9%8%9%8%8%2%7%14%7%10%7%9%1%0%10%4%14%6%10%9%3%8%0%11%12%7%3%0%9%7%14%4%8%14%9%6%6%47%28%58%13%10%5%12%8%
Strongly Oppose5%6%4%9%7%4%1%8%3%7%7%3%5%7%4%5%0%64%7%2%6%2%10%12%1%3%2%10%4%4%4%4%5%1%6%5%7%2%7%3%4%0%31%0%7%3%8%3%4%
Not Sure2%3%2%0%3%3%3%2%3%1%1%4%2%2%2%2%5%0%3%1%2%2%4%4%2%2%0%2%3%3%0%0%1%3%2%2%2%1%1%3%2%0%0%0%2%6%3%1%3%
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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%52%48%21%22%31%25%44%56%23%27%34%16%30%70%89%10%1%60%31%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%21%28%29%13%6%25%16%21%34%17%11%10%58%85%1%2%0%7%5%27%23%49%
 
8Some lawmakers would like to remove the requirement to get a permit in order to carry concealed handguns in public places. Would you ... strongly support? Support? Oppose? Or strongly oppose ... removing the requirement for a permit to carry concealed handguns in South Dakota?
633 2016 VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?2020 Election2016 VoteParty AffiliationIdeologyOwns GunConcealed PermitRaceUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoCertain Likely TUnlikelyTrumpClintonStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneWhite/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmAmericanMixed/OtUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly Support16%21%9%14%17%14%18%15%16%25%15%11%14%16%15%16%8%81%19%10%28%7%18%21%11%16%2%30%11%15%8%12%22%7%17%13%25%8%19%11%14%12%31%0%24%19%18%13%15%
Support15%17%13%12%14%17%15%13%16%17%9%19%14%19%13%16%12%0%20%5%24%19%21%8%3%7%1%23%21%13%2%0%19%11%30%6%18%24%31%10%14%35%28%0%23%4%14%15%15%
Oppose26%25%27%28%30%21%27%29%24%21%29%28%20%30%24%26%26%19%28%20%16%45%25%22%25%17%23%20%34%24%25%6%26%30%26%25%27%23%23%28%25%0%32%42%30%34%24%26%27%
Strongly Oppose38%32%44%43%36%41%31%39%36%30%41%36%48%32%41%38%39%0%27%62%27%25%29%41%56%51%75%21%29%42%64%82%31%48%21%50%27%38%22%46%41%53%8%58%18%23%37%44%37%
Not Sure6%4%7%3%4%7%9%3%8%7%6%6%3%3%7%5%14%0%6%3%6%4%6%8%5%8%0%6%5%6%1%0%3%4%6%7%3%7%6%6%5%0%0%0%5%19%7%2%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%52%48%21%22%31%25%44%56%23%27%34%16%30%70%89%10%1%60%31%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%21%28%29%13%6%25%16%21%34%17%11%10%58%85%1%2%0%7%5%27%23%49%
 
9If this permit requirement is removed, it would make it legal for dangerous people -- including certain weapons offenders and people with a history of violent behavior - to carry hidden, loaded handguns in public. Given this, would you.... strongly support? Support? Oppose? Or strongly oppose ... removing the requirement for a permit to carry concealed handguns in South Dakota?
633 2016 VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?2020 Election2016 VoteParty AffiliationIdeologyOwns GunConcealed PermitRaceUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoCertain Likely TUnlikelyTrumpClintonStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneWhite/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmAmericanMixed/OtUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly Support13%18%9%16%10%11%17%13%14%22%12%11%10%17%12%14%11%64%16%8%22%7%15%17%14%9%7%25%9%13%7%13%17%8%13%13%19%10%15%10%11%12%31%0%34%14%18%11%11%
Support14%15%13%9%19%14%15%14%14%13%10%18%10%16%13%15%11%17%19%3%17%22%23%13%5%6%0%19%18%14%3%0%15%8%27%7%18%20%26%9%14%35%28%0%7%23%10%16%15%
Oppose21%23%19%20%21%21%22%20%21%18%26%22%15%24%20%21%17%19%25%15%20%34%22%14%12%19%6%20%34%17%11%4%26%18%29%15%28%21%24%20%22%0%25%42%21%8%20%16%25%
Strongly Oppose47%40%55%53%46%50%40%49%45%43%47%45%60%40%51%47%55%0%36%70%37%32%33%49%66%65%86%32%33%52%79%84%39%62%27%61%32%48%28%57%48%53%15%58%37%46%46%53%46%
Not Sure4%4%5%3%4%4%6%3%5%4%4%4%5%4%5%4%7%0%4%3%4%5%7%7%4%1%1%4%5%4%0%0%3%3%4%4%3%1%7%5%5%0%0%0%0%9%6%4%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%52%48%21%22%31%25%44%56%23%27%34%16%30%70%89%10%1%60%31%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%21%28%29%13%6%25%16%21%34%17%11%10%58%85%1%2%0%7%5%27%23%49%
 
10Let's say a state legislator voted to remove the permit requirement and allow people to carry concealed handguns without a permit in public places. Would you be more or less likely to vote for that legislator in the future, or would it not make a difference in your vote?
633 2016 VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?2020 Election2016 VoteParty AffiliationIdeologyOwns GunConcealed PermitRaceUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 4.2 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoCertain Likely TUnlikelyTrumpClintonStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneWhite/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmAmericanMixed/OtUrbanSuburbanRural
More Likely To Vote For That Legislator15%21%9%15%19%12%15%17%14%16%13%15%12%20%12%16%7%64%21%6%26%11%22%19%2%7%7%27%17%10%4%9%14%9%24%9%21%9%22%9%13%12%31%0%21%33%13%15%15%
Less Likely59%55%63%63%54%60%59%58%59%57%61%56%66%51%63%58%73%36%48%80%42%52%52%59%77%80%85%39%51%66%82%89%58%71%40%71%48%64%40%68%61%53%22%100%58%44%60%60%59%
No Difference20%19%20%15%23%23%17%19%20%19%17%23%18%20%20%20%13%0%25%7%27%30%23%15%11%10%5%31%24%18%9%2%23%12%31%14%27%25%34%14%19%35%28%0%15%23%18%19%21%
Not Sure6%4%9%7%5%6%9%6%7%8%8%5%4%9%5%6%7%0%6%6%6%7%4%7%10%2%4%3%8%6%6%0%5%8%6%6%4%3%4%8%7%0%19%0%6%0%9%6%5%
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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%52%48%21%22%31%25%44%56%23%27%34%16%30%70%89%10%1%60%31%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%21%28%29%13%6%25%16%21%34%17%11%10%58%85%1%2%0%7%5%27%23%49%
 
11Let's say Governor Noem signed legislation to remove the permit requirement and allow people to carry concealed handguns without a permit in public places. Would you be more or less likely to vote for Governor Noem in the future, or would it not make a difference in your vote?
633 2016 VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?2020 Election2016 VoteParty AffiliationIdeologyOwns GunConcealed PermitRaceUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoCertain Likely TUnlikelyTrumpClintonStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneWhite/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmAmericanMixed/OtUrbanSuburbanRural
More Likely To Vote For Governor Noem17%24%8%20%20%15%13%20%14%19%17%17%12%21%15%17%6%81%23%6%30%12%24%19%1%8%5%31%19%13%4%3%23%11%23%10%27%12%24%12%16%12%50%0%27%8%18%16%16%
Less Likely57%52%63%59%54%58%58%56%58%57%58%53%69%51%61%56%71%19%44%83%35%50%48%63%79%78%89%35%47%65%84%91%52%70%41%69%45%59%38%67%59%53%22%100%51%40%55%63%57%
No Difference21%22%21%16%24%22%24%20%23%20%20%25%14%21%21%22%18%0%28%7%28%33%25%14%15%10%4%29%28%20%5%5%23%11%31%18%24%23%33%16%20%35%28%0%17%52%20%17%22%
Not Sure5%2%7%5%3%6%5%4%6%4%5%5%5%7%4%5%4%0%5%3%7%5%2%4%5%4%1%4%5%3%7%0%2%7%5%3%3%6%5%5%5%0%0%0%5%0%6%4%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%52%48%21%22%31%25%44%56%23%27%34%16%30%70%89%10%1%60%31%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%21%28%29%13%6%25%16%21%34%17%11%10%58%85%1%2%0%7%5%27%23%49%
 
12Changing topics a bit - The United States Congress is considering federal legislation to require a background check for all gun sales. Do you... strongly support? Support? Oppose? Or strongly oppose ... federal legislation to require a background check for all gun sales?
633 2016 VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?2020 Election2016 VoteParty AffiliationIdeologyOwns GunConcealed PermitRaceUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoCertain Likely TUnlikelyTrumpClintonStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneWhite/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmAmericanMixed/OtUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly Support56%48%63%48%53%54%66%51%59%62%59%46%60%51%57%56%59%36%48%73%54%42%46%52%72%67%81%51%40%60%72%87%53%57%40%68%57%58%31%61%58%53%15%42%45%52%55%54%56%
Support27%27%26%33%26%29%18%29%24%22%26%31%25%25%27%27%24%0%30%19%23%41%26%16%22%25%14%22%35%28%21%5%31%32%31%21%23%30%36%27%26%0%53%58%31%21%26%27%27%
Oppose8%12%5%9%11%6%9%10%7%6%7%13%6%13%7%9%7%0%11%4%11%10%10%13%4%4%5%11%14%6%2%2%11%4%15%4%11%7%14%6%8%35%6%0%12%12%7%10%9%
Strongly Oppose7%10%3%7%6%8%4%7%6%6%6%8%6%7%6%7%2%64%9%3%9%2%17%14%1%2%0%13%7%3%4%6%3%3%12%5%8%2%17%3%5%12%25%0%13%8%8%7%6%
Not Sure3%3%2%3%3%3%2%3%3%4%2%2%4%4%3%2%8%0%3%2%3%4%2%6%1%2%0%3%4%2%1%0%2%4%2%2%1%4%2%3%3%0%0%0%0%6%4%2%3%
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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%52%48%21%22%31%25%44%56%23%27%34%16%30%70%89%10%1%60%31%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%21%28%29%13%6%25%16%21%34%17%11%10%58%85%1%2%0%7%5%27%23%49%
 
13Let's say a candidate for office supported federal legislation to require a background check for all gun sales. Would you be more or less likely to vote for that candidate, or would it not make a difference in your vote?
633 2016 VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?2020 Election2016 VoteParty AffiliationIdeologyOwns GunConcealed PermitRaceUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoCertain Likely TUnlikelyTrumpClintonStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneWhite/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmAmericanMixed/OtUrbanSuburbanRural
More Likely To Vote For That Candidate55%51%60%61%56%50%55%59%53%60%53%52%61%54%57%55%57%36%43%80%43%37%50%51%83%75%91%42%44%62%76%91%49%63%41%69%48%58%32%63%57%53%15%100%53%40%56%55%55%
Less Likely16%21%11%15%14%16%19%15%17%13%15%21%14%19%15%17%11%64%20%8%20%17%30%28%2%7%1%27%21%9%9%5%15%12%23%12%20%16%30%11%15%47%31%0%26%16%19%15%15%
No Difference24%25%23%20%24%29%21%22%25%21%27%23%21%20%25%24%27%0%31%10%31%39%18%21%14%16%4%27%30%24%11%4%32%19%30%16%30%25%33%20%23%0%35%0%20%44%20%24%25%
Not Sure5%3%6%4%6%5%4%5%5%7%6%3%3%8%4%5%5%0%6%2%6%7%2%0%2%3%4%4%4%5%4%0%4%6%6%3%2%1%5%6%5%0%19%0%1%0%5%6%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%52%48%21%22%31%25%44%56%23%27%34%16%30%70%89%10%1%60%31%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%21%28%29%13%6%25%16%21%34%17%11%10%58%85%1%2%0%7%5%27%23%49%
 
14And now let's say a candidate for office OPPOSED federal legislation to require a background check for all gun sales. Would you be more or less likely to vote for that candidate, or would it not make a difference in your vote?
633 2016 VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+EducationParent?2020 Election2016 VoteParty AffiliationIdeologyOwns GunConcealed PermitRaceUrbanicity
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+High SchSome ColCollege Post-graYesNoCertain Likely TUnlikelyTrumpClintonStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DVery ConSomewhatModerateSomewhatVery LibJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneJust YouSomeone You / SoNo OneWhite/CaBlack/AfHispanicAsian AmAmericanMixed/OtUrbanSuburbanRural
More Likely To Vote For That Candidate15%20%9%15%17%13%13%16%13%12%12%20%11%19%13%16%3%0%19%7%22%11%23%25%2%7%6%25%20%10%4%7%13%10%24%9%22%11%25%9%14%47%31%0%14%16%18%15%14%
Less Likely57%51%63%58%57%51%61%58%56%59%55%54%62%53%58%55%76%100%46%77%45%50%43%47%82%70%88%41%47%61%77%89%49%64%42%73%40%58%35%67%58%17%15%100%61%48%55%57%58%
No Difference23%25%22%23%23%27%19%23%24%24%27%20%20%23%23%24%20%0%29%11%27%35%26%22%10%18%3%29%28%20%16%4%34%17%31%12%36%26%33%17%22%13%53%0%25%36%22%20%24%
Not Sure5%4%7%4%2%8%6%3%7%5%6%5%7%4%6%6%2%0%5%5%7%4%7%5%6%4%3%5%5%8%2%0%4%9%4%6%2%6%8%6%6%24%0%0%0%0%5%8%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%52%48%21%22%31%25%44%56%23%27%34%16%30%70%89%10%1%60%31%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%21%28%29%13%6%25%16%21%34%17%11%10%58%85%1%2%0%7%5%27%23%49%
 
 All Questions Crosstabbed By All Questions
 
1Are you registered to vote in the state of South Dakota?
875 AdultsAllRegistered SD2016 Vote2020Party AffiliationNoem ApprovalRequire Background CheckRequiring Permit To CarryRemoving RequirementGiven DangerLegislator Voted To RemoveGov Voted To RemoveFederal LegislationSupported Federal LegislationOpposed Federal Legislation
Credibility Interval: ± 2.8 pct pointsYesNoNot SureTrumpClintonOtherDid Not Not SureCertain Likely TUnlikelyNot SureStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DNot SureApproveDisapproNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot Sure
Yes83%---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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
No15%----------------------------------------------------------------
Not Sure2%----------------------------------------------------------------
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%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%52%27%8%11%2%89%10%1%1%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%2%48%21%31%56%26%8%6%4%58%26%8%5%2%16%15%26%38%6%13%14%21%47%4%15%59%20%6%17%57%21%5%56%27%8%7%3%55%16%24%5%15%57%23%5%
 
2In the election for President in November 2016, did you ... vote for Donald Trump? Vote for Hillary Clinton? Vote for another candidate? Or did you not get a chance to vote?
726 Registered VotersAllRegistered SD2016 Vote2020Party AffiliationNoem ApprovalRequire Background CheckRequiring Permit To CarryRemoving RequirementGiven DangerLegislator Voted To RemoveGov Voted To RemoveFederal LegislationSupported Federal LegislationOpposed Federal Legislation
Credibility Interval: ± 4 pct pointsYesNoNot SureTrumpClintonOtherDid Not Not SureCertain Likely TUnlikelyNot SureStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DNot SureApproveDisapproNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot Sure
Trump52%52%0%0%-----59%65%0%79%97%90%73%39%9%18%0%66%88%15%46%53%70%74%77%42%52%68%73%83%67%74%81%64%42%65%72%81%71%45%56%82%48%77%58%85%45%78%64%51%67%76%80%62%47%75%76%78%79%49%75%57%
Clinton27%27%0%0%-----32%17%81%21%2%8%14%26%70%72%92%29%9%73%35%40%17%17%19%26%40%20%14%13%20%20%9%24%50%18%19%6%23%46%21%12%42%11%30%11%45%10%22%40%23%13%12%20%44%16%12%15%14%42%15%30%
Other8%8%0%0%-----9%19%19%0%1%2%13%34%21%11%8%5%3%12%19%7%13%9%5%32%8%11%13%4%13%6%10%12%8%17%9%13%6%9%23%6%10%11%11%4%10%12%14%9%10%11%8%18%9%10%11%6%7%9%10%13%
Did Not Vote11%11%0%0%-------------------------------------------------------------
Not Sure2%2%0%0%-------------------------------------------------------------
Total100%100%0%0%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Registered Voters100%100%0%0%89%10%1%1%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%2%48%21%31%56%26%8%6%4%58%26%8%5%2%16%15%26%38%6%13%14%21%47%4%15%59%20%6%17%57%21%5%56%27%8%7%3%55%16%24%5%15%57%23%5%
 
3In the November 2020 election, are you certain to vote? Likely to vote? Or are you unlikely to vote?
633 2016 VotersAllRegistered SD2016 Vote2020Party AffiliationNoem ApprovalRequire Background CheckRequiring Permit To CarryRemoving RequirementGiven DangerLegislator Voted To RemoveGov Voted To RemoveFederal LegislationSupported Federal LegislationOpposed Federal Legislation
Credibility Interval: ± 2.7 pct pointsYesNoNot SureTrumpClintonOtherDid Not Not SureCertain Likely TUnlikelyNot SureStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DNot SureApproveDisapproNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot Sure
Certain To Vote89%89%0%0%89%93%80%0%0%----97%84%84%82%88%92%99%58%92%92%83%91%85%93%84%91%89%86%99%93%77%90%92%89%90%73%90%91%91%88%80%93%87%93%88%93%87%92%87%89%90%92%92%65%89%91%87%86%97%86%91%94%
Likely To Vote10%10%0%0%10%5%19%0%0%----3%15%11%16%12%6%1%33%7%6%16%9%14%5%10%4%9%13%1%0%23%5%8%10%10%24%7%7%8%11%16%5%12%6%10%3%12%8%9%10%8%8%3%28%10%6%11%11%2%13%8%3%
Unlikely To Vote1%1%0%0%0%2%1%0%0%----0%0%3%1%0%0%0%0%0%2%1%0%0%0%7%0%0%0%0%7%0%3%0%0%0%0%3%1%1%0%0%2%0%0%0%3%0%0%0%0%0%0%6%0%0%2%0%0%0%1%0%0%
Not Sure1%1%0%0%1%1%0%0%0%----0%1%2%0%0%1%0%9%1%0%1%0%1%2%0%5%1%1%0%0%0%2%0%1%0%3%0%2%1%1%4%0%1%1%3%1%1%0%4%0%2%0%0%6%0%0%2%4%1%0%1%3%
Total100%100%0%0%100%100%100%0%0%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%100%0%0%60%31%9%0%0%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%2%48%21%31%56%26%8%6%4%58%26%8%5%2%16%15%26%38%6%13%14%21%47%4%15%59%20%6%17%57%21%5%56%27%8%7%3%55%16%24%5%15%57%23%5%
 
4Do you consider yourself ... a strong Republican? A Republican? An Independent who leans Republican? An Independent? An Independent who leans Democratic? A Democrat? Or a strong Democrat?
633 2016 VotersAllRegistered SD2016 Vote2020Party AffiliationNoem ApprovalRequire Background CheckRequiring Permit To CarryRemoving RequirementGiven DangerLegislator Voted To RemoveGov Voted To RemoveFederal LegislationSupported Federal LegislationOpposed Federal Legislation
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsYesNoNot SureTrumpClintonOtherDid Not Not SureCertain Likely TUnlikelyNot SureStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DNot SureApproveDisapproNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot Sure
Strong Republican23%23%0%0%37%1%2%0%0%25%8%0%0%--------36%6%14%25%16%34%20%17%21%20%40%28%22%40%37%14%16%25%37%27%22%18%19%40%16%31%20%41%14%30%35%22%20%30%31%21%18%28%30%29%34%18%26%28%
Republican21%21%0%0%32%5%5%0%0%20%34%0%29%--------32%5%15%15%39%15%11%13%18%33%16%10%17%9%28%37%14%16%12%32%35%14%25%16%19%32%24%15%19%33%21%16%33%26%6%33%14%22%35%33%15%19%32%17%
Indy Leans Republican14%14%0%0%18%7%19%0%0%14%16%81%26%--------16%8%16%11%15%24%30%8%11%17%18%27%26%16%20%14%11%16%16%23%15%10%25%21%13%16%9%21%12%17%7%12%14%16%37%9%13%26%11%6%23%11%16%19%
Independent8%8%0%0%5%7%30%0%0%8%14%19%0%--------6%7%12%7%8%6%25%11%8%7%10%20%15%11%4%7%9%11%10%7%5%9%15%10%8%6%9%9%9%6%6%8%5%12%18%16%8%15%7%0%14%7%8%8%
Indy Leans Democratic9%9%0%0%1%20%20%0%0%9%11%0%0%--------1%18%14%11%6%6%3%14%11%7%3%3%7%6%2%8%13%7%9%3%5%12%7%1%11%5%13%0%12%6%10%11%7%4%1%3%13%1%5%3%1%13%4%10%
Democrat14%14%0%0%4%32%16%0%0%14%9%0%24%--------5%28%18%16%9%6%6%37%16%10%13%7%13%14%6%9%19%20%9%6%13%19%2%7%19%7%5%7%19%6%12%17%13%6%5%11%19%6%9%8%7%17%11%11%
Strong Democrat9%9%0%0%0%26%7%0%0%10%1%0%0%--------1%27%8%13%3%5%3%0%13%4%0%3%0%1%1%8%17%0%5%0%2%16%2%4%12%2%5%3%14%2%2%13%4%5%0%0%14%0%2%7%4%14%1%4%
Not Sure2%2%0%0%2%2%1%0%0%1%6%0%21%--------2%0%2%1%3%2%2%0%2%3%0%2%0%2%2%2%1%5%2%1%3%1%6%1%1%0%14%3%2%0%6%1%4%0%1%6%1%2%1%14%1%2%2%3%
Total100%100%0%0%100%100%100%0%0%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%100%0%0%60%31%9%0%0%89%10%1%1%48%21%31%56%26%8%6%4%58%26%8%5%2%16%15%26%38%6%13%14%21%47%4%15%59%20%6%17%57%21%5%56%27%8%7%3%55%16%24%5%15%57%23%5%
 
5Do you approve or disapprove of the job Kristi Noem is doing as Governor?
633 2016 VotersAllRegistered SD2016 Vote2020Party AffiliationNoem ApprovalRequire Background CheckRequiring Permit To CarryRemoving RequirementGiven DangerLegislator Voted To RemoveGov Voted To RemoveFederal LegislationSupported Federal LegislationOpposed Federal Legislation
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsYesNoNot SureTrumpClintonOtherDid Not Not SureCertain Likely TUnlikelyNot SureStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DNot SureApproveDisapproNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot Sure
Approve48%48%0%0%71%15%14%0%0%49%36%0%76%76%73%53%37%6%16%7%58%---41%58%57%66%31%43%52%64%56%54%60%65%52%33%50%53%69%59%34%58%62%39%62%50%68%34%69%48%43%49%72%53%57%38%63%60%49%61%39%59%57%
Disapprove21%21%0%0%5%50%26%0%0%22%14%64%0%5%5%12%18%43%43%66%4%---27%11%15%11%23%27%14%8%15%0%15%8%12%37%5%19%3%11%33%4%15%29%6%10%13%31%4%8%26%17%10%9%13%29%8%11%22%12%27%12%21%
Not Sure31%31%0%0%24%35%61%0%0%29%51%36%24%19%22%35%45%50%41%28%38%---32%31%28%23%46%30%34%28%29%46%25%26%36%29%45%28%29%30%33%38%23%32%32%40%19%35%28%44%31%34%19%37%30%33%28%29%29%27%34%29%22%
Total100%100%0%0%100%100%100%0%0%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%100%0%0%60%31%9%0%0%89%10%1%1%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%2%56%26%8%6%4%58%26%8%5%2%16%15%26%38%6%13%14%21%47%4%15%59%20%6%17%57%21%5%56%27%8%7%3%55%16%24%5%15%57%23%5%
 
6A few questions today about guns. First ... do you ... strongly support? Support? Oppose? Or strongly oppose requiring all gun buyers to first pass a criminal background check, no matter where they buy a gun and no matter whom they buy a gun from?
633 2016 VotersAllRegistered SD2016 Vote2020Party AffiliationNoem ApprovalRequire Background CheckRequiring Permit To CarryRemoving RequirementGiven DangerLegislator Voted To RemoveGov Voted To RemoveFederal LegislationSupported Federal LegislationOpposed Federal Legislation
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsYesNoNot SureTrumpClintonOtherDid Not Not SureCertain Likely TUnlikelyNot SureStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DNot SureApproveDisapproNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot Sure
Strongly Support56%56%0%0%50%74%41%0%0%58%52%19%26%62%41%44%48%70%67%83%39%49%73%57%-----77%31%25%24%13%41%33%48%80%42%43%31%41%78%26%30%71%39%40%28%71%43%46%86%27%5%6%15%78%22%35%35%32%70%38%61%
Support26%26%0%0%31%15%36%0%0%25%37%17%29%18%48%28%24%17%17%10%47%32%14%26%-----17%52%23%4%30%11%39%42%16%31%7%37%49%17%37%16%23%40%39%23%24%35%23%10%62%30%13%31%17%23%49%31%16%22%44%21%
Oppose8%8%0%0%10%4%8%0%0%8%4%0%21%12%6%13%6%6%4%5%9%10%6%7%-----3%9%36%16%0%17%20%6%1%5%19%24%4%2%7%28%2%10%7%24%2%12%7%1%2%57%20%18%2%27%7%15%27%3%10%6%
Strongly Oppose6%6%0%0%7%3%3%0%0%5%6%64%0%5%3%12%17%2%3%2%5%8%3%4%-----2%2%15%56%7%22%4%3%2%0%26%6%2%1%4%23%2%4%0%20%2%6%0%1%2%6%59%0%2%24%3%4%23%4%1%0%
Not Sure4%4%0%0%3%3%12%0%0%4%2%0%24%3%2%2%5%6%10%0%0%2%4%6%-----2%6%0%0%49%9%3%1%1%22%6%2%4%1%26%2%2%7%13%5%1%5%24%1%6%3%3%36%2%4%6%15%2%2%7%12%
Total100%100%0%0%100%100%100%0%0%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%100%0%0%60%31%9%0%0%89%10%1%1%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%2%48%21%31%58%26%8%5%2%16%15%26%38%6%13%14%21%47%4%15%59%20%6%17%57%21%5%56%27%8%7%3%55%16%24%5%15%57%23%5%
 
7Under current South Dakota law, people are required to get a permit to carry a concealed handgun in public places. In order to get a permit, people must have a clean criminal record and pay a processing fee. Do you... strongly support? Support? Oppose? Or strongly oppose ... requiring a permit to carry a concealed handgun in public in South Dakota?
633 2016 VotersAllRegistered SD2016 Vote2020Party AffiliationNoem ApprovalRequire Background CheckRequiring Permit To CarryRemoving RequirementGiven DangerLegislator Voted To RemoveGov Voted To RemoveFederal LegislationSupported Federal LegislationOpposed Federal Legislation
Credibility Interval: ± 4.2 pct pointsYesNoNot SureTrumpClintonOtherDid Not Not SureCertain Likely TUnlikelyNot SureStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DNot SureApproveDisapproNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot Sure
Strongly Support58%58%0%0%51%75%52%0%0%59%57%36%76%55%50%45%53%73%69%86%54%52%76%56%79%38%22%16%28%-----44%22%48%89%37%43%20%38%86%24%29%78%30%36%27%78%32%48%84%32%26%10%20%77%28%38%45%33%73%40%52%
Support26%26%0%0%30%17%31%0%0%25%36%0%24%23%40%31%21%21%19%12%42%28%17%29%14%52%31%8%42%-----13%51%46%7%31%14%45%54%10%37%17%19%47%49%28%18%46%31%11%57%28%17%43%16%30%46%29%20%21%43%29%
Oppose8%8%0%0%10%4%11%0%0%9%1%0%0%14%6%10%9%3%8%0%0%11%3%7%4%7%37%22%0%-----15%26%4%2%4%10%32%6%2%0%28%1%15%5%21%2%16%4%2%9%32%24%15%3%18%12%9%23%3%12%5%
Strongly Oppose5%5%0%0%7%2%2%0%0%5%0%64%0%6%2%10%12%1%3%2%5%6%4%5%2%1%10%50%0%-----26%1%0%2%0%33%2%0%1%0%24%1%3%0%23%1%2%0%2%1%7%47%0%2%20%2%4%20%2%3%3%
Not Sure2%2%0%0%3%1%3%0%0%2%5%0%0%2%2%4%4%2%2%0%0%3%0%3%1%3%0%3%30%-----1%0%1%1%27%0%0%1%1%39%1%1%5%10%0%1%4%17%1%1%7%3%23%1%4%3%14%4%1%3%11%
Total100%100%0%0%100%100%100%0%0%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%100%0%0%60%31%9%0%0%89%10%1%1%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%2%48%21%31%56%26%8%6%4%16%15%26%38%6%13%14%21%47%4%15%59%20%6%17%57%21%5%56%27%8%7%3%55%16%24%5%15%57%23%5%
 
8Some lawmakers would like to remove the requirement to get a permit in order to carry concealed handguns in public places. Would you ... strongly support? Support? Oppose? Or strongly oppose ... removing the requirement for a permit to carry concealed handguns in South Dakota?
633 2016 VotersAllRegistered SD2016 Vote2020Party AffiliationNoem ApprovalRequire Background CheckRequiring Permit To CarryRemoving RequirementGiven DangerLegislator Voted To RemoveGov Voted To RemoveFederal LegislationSupported Federal LegislationOpposed Federal Legislation
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsYesNoNot SureTrumpClintonOtherDid Not Not SureCertain Likely TUnlikelyNot SureStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DNot SureApproveDisapproNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot Sure
Strongly Support16%16%0%0%19%10%10%0%0%16%8%81%47%28%7%18%21%11%16%2%14%19%11%13%11%6%33%61%38%12%8%29%80%7%-----67%15%9%5%13%53%7%16%3%57%5%12%11%14%6%24%66%6%12%34%13%7%43%10%13%9%
Support15%15%0%0%20%5%15%0%0%16%12%0%0%24%19%21%8%3%7%1%17%20%6%13%9%23%37%12%13%6%29%47%4%0%-----10%66%12%2%14%25%5%36%22%27%3%37%14%6%25%31%21%26%5%25%31%17%21%7%31%15%
Oppose26%26%0%0%28%20%34%0%0%26%26%19%29%16%45%25%22%25%17%23%35%28%14%30%22%41%19%15%6%21%46%14%0%14%-----11%16%68%15%15%16%26%29%32%10%27%33%34%21%39%30%9%23%24%22%31%35%12%27%34%15%
Strongly Oppose38%38%0%0%27%62%31%0%0%38%39%0%0%27%25%29%41%56%51%75%18%26%67%36%53%23%7%12%8%57%10%7%16%9%-----9%0%5%75%9%5%58%7%23%4%60%8%22%55%23%5%2%11%56%13%17%21%19%52%14%38%
Not Sure6%6%0%0%6%3%10%0%0%5%14%0%24%6%4%6%8%5%8%0%15%6%2%8%4%7%3%0%35%4%7%3%0%70%-----4%3%6%3%49%1%4%11%20%2%4%10%18%4%7%10%2%33%3%5%9%20%5%3%8%23%
Total100%100%0%0%100%100%100%0%0%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%100%0%0%60%31%9%0%0%89%10%1%1%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%2%48%21%31%56%26%8%6%4%58%26%8%5%2%13%14%21%47%4%15%59%20%6%17%57%21%5%56%27%8%7%3%55%16%24%5%15%57%23%5%
 
9If this permit requirement is removed, it would make it legal for dangerous people -- including certain weapons offenders and people with a history of violent behavior - to carry hidden, loaded handguns in public. Given this, would you.... strongly support? Support? Oppose? Or strongly oppose ... removing the requirement for a permit to carry concealed handguns in South Dakota?
633 2016 VotersAllRegistered SD2016 Vote2020Party AffiliationNoem ApprovalRequire Background CheckRequiring Permit To CarryRemoving RequirementGiven DangerLegislator Voted To RemoveGov Voted To RemoveFederal LegislationSupported Federal LegislationOpposed Federal Legislation
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsYesNoNot SureTrumpClintonOtherDid Not Not SureCertain Likely TUnlikelyNot SureStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DNot SureApproveDisapproNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot Sure
Strongly Support13%13%0%0%16%8%13%0%0%14%11%64%0%22%7%15%17%14%9%7%17%15%12%12%10%4%32%60%20%10%7%17%86%0%57%9%6%3%10%-----49%6%12%8%49%6%8%4%11%4%23%60%4%9%34%8%15%38%9%9%9%
Support14%14%0%0%19%3%20%0%0%15%11%17%26%17%22%23%13%5%6%0%5%21%2%13%8%20%43%15%7%5%25%57%7%0%14%63%9%0%7%-----34%4%35%3%32%2%35%4%7%18%40%24%28%4%27%31%9%30%4%30%11%
Oppose21%21%0%0%25%15%14%0%0%21%17%19%24%20%34%22%14%12%19%6%30%26%11%20%15%39%10%9%25%14%43%17%0%11%12%17%55%3%23%-----8%19%32%38%12%18%32%34%14%41%16%7%25%17%13%35%26%9%18%37%13%
Strongly Oppose47%47%0%0%36%70%42%0%0%47%55%0%29%37%32%33%49%66%65%86%35%34%74%49%65%31%11%12%18%70%19%10%7%15%14%7%28%93%24%-----4%72%14%23%4%72%14%37%67%31%13%4%11%68%18%21%29%18%66%20%41%
Not Sure4%4%0%0%4%3%11%0%0%4%7%0%21%4%5%7%7%4%1%1%13%5%1%5%2%6%4%3%30%2%6%0%0%74%4%4%3%1%36%-----4%1%8%28%2%1%10%21%2%5%9%5%33%1%7%6%21%5%2%4%27%
Total100%100%0%0%100%100%100%0%0%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%100%0%0%60%31%9%0%0%89%10%1%1%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%2%48%21%31%56%26%8%6%4%58%26%8%5%2%16%15%26%38%6%15%59%20%6%17%57%21%5%56%27%8%7%3%55%16%24%5%15%57%23%5%
 
10Let's say a state legislator voted to remove the permit requirement and allow people to carry concealed handguns without a permit in public places. Would you be more or less likely to vote for that legislator in the future, or would it not make a difference in your vote?
633 2016 VotersAllRegistered SD2016 Vote2020Party AffiliationNoem ApprovalRequire Background CheckRequiring Permit To CarryRemoving RequirementGiven DangerLegislator Voted To RemoveGov Voted To RemoveFederal LegislationSupported Federal LegislationOpposed Federal Legislation
Credibility Interval: ± 4.2 pct pointsYesNoNot SureTrumpClintonOtherDid Not Not SureCertain Likely TUnlikelyNot SureStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DNot SureApproveDisapproNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot Sure
More Likely To Vote For That Legislator15%15%0%0%21%6%10%0%0%16%7%64%0%26%11%22%19%2%7%7%5%20%11%11%8%9%54%61%9%8%10%51%72%7%51%25%10%2%2%54%36%6%1%15%----70%2%10%0%8%6%44%76%8%8%43%12%12%57%6%13%9%
Less Likely59%59%0%0%48%80%59%0%0%58%73%36%55%42%52%52%59%77%80%85%44%48%81%60%74%51%16%25%31%78%43%8%16%22%28%18%60%90%38%25%15%52%90%7%----16%89%17%37%75%54%20%4%29%80%35%33%26%24%79%34%47%
No Difference20%20%0%0%25%7%23%0%0%20%13%0%24%27%30%23%15%11%10%5%0%26%5%20%14%30%24%14%37%10%35%36%12%42%20%47%22%4%38%17%48%30%6%36%----12%5%63%24%13%29%29%20%30%8%20%48%12%16%11%46%11%
Not Sure6%6%0%0%6%6%8%0%0%6%7%0%21%6%7%4%7%10%2%4%51%7%3%8%5%10%6%0%23%4%12%4%0%28%1%9%8%4%22%4%1%12%3%42%----3%3%10%39%3%11%7%0%34%4%2%7%50%3%4%8%33%
Total100%100%0%0%100%100%100%0%0%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%100%0%0%60%31%9%0%0%89%10%1%1%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%2%48%21%31%56%26%8%6%4%58%26%8%5%2%16%15%26%38%6%13%14%21%47%4%17%57%21%5%56%27%8%7%3%55%16%24%5%15%57%23%5%
 
11Let's say Governor Noem signed legislation to remove the permit requirement and allow people to carry concealed handguns without a permit in public places. Would you be more or less likely to vote for Governor Noem in the future, or would it not make a difference in your vote?
633 2016 VotersAllRegistered SD2016 Vote2020Party AffiliationNoem ApprovalRequire Background CheckRequiring Permit To CarryRemoving RequirementGiven DangerLegislator Voted To RemoveGov Voted To RemoveFederal LegislationSupported Federal LegislationOpposed Federal Legislation
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsYesNoNot SureTrumpClintonOtherDid Not Not SureCertain Likely TUnlikelyNot SureStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DNot SureApproveDisapproNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot Sure
More Likely To Vote For Governor Noem17%17%0%0%23%6%7%0%0%17%6%81%26%30%12%24%19%1%8%5%25%24%10%10%8%15%50%58%22%8%18%44%76%0%61%30%6%2%5%61%37%10%2%8%77%4%10%7%----9%12%36%74%16%10%43%14%22%56%6%17%14%
Less Likely57%57%0%0%44%83%59%0%0%56%71%19%53%35%50%48%63%79%78%89%58%41%84%64%72%53%13%21%19%76%39%13%16%23%19%13%60%91%42%25%8%50%88%18%9%86%15%31%----73%50%24%8%28%79%35%26%35%25%80%27%38%
No Difference21%21%0%0%28%7%27%0%0%22%18%0%0%28%33%25%14%15%10%4%0%31%4%19%16%29%32%21%27%12%38%41%8%41%17%52%27%5%38%13%53%33%7%51%14%6%69%33%----15%32%38%16%27%9%19%55%6%17%10%51%21%
Not Sure5%5%0%0%5%3%7%0%0%5%4%0%21%7%5%2%4%5%4%1%17%5%2%7%4%4%4%0%31%4%6%2%0%36%3%5%6%3%15%1%1%8%4%23%0%3%6%29%----3%6%3%3%29%2%3%6%37%2%3%5%27%
Total100%100%0%0%100%100%100%0%0%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%100%0%0%60%31%9%0%0%89%10%1%1%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%2%48%21%31%56%26%8%6%4%58%26%8%5%2%16%15%26%38%6%13%14%21%47%4%15%59%20%6%56%27%8%7%3%55%16%24%5%15%57%23%5%
 
12Changing topics a bit - The United States Congress is considering federal legislation to require a background check for all gun sales. Do you... strongly support? Support? Oppose? Or strongly oppose ... federal legislation to require a background check for all gun sales?
633 2016 VotersAllRegistered SD2016 Vote2020Party AffiliationNoem ApprovalRequire Background CheckRequiring Permit To CarryRemoving RequirementGiven DangerLegislator Voted To RemoveGov Voted To RemoveFederal LegislationSupported Federal LegislationOpposed Federal Legislation
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsYesNoNot SureTrumpClintonOtherDid Not Not SureCertain Likely TUnlikelyNot SureStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DNot SureApproveDisapproNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot Sure
Strongly Support56%56%0%0%48%73%51%0%0%56%59%36%26%54%42%46%52%72%67%81%33%49%70%55%85%21%9%13%18%80%24%14%22%26%48%24%45%82%34%47%26%36%79%23%30%71%38%29%30%71%38%40%-----80%20%28%29%32%73%31%46%
Support27%27%0%0%30%19%29%0%0%27%24%0%53%23%41%26%16%22%25%14%53%27%21%29%13%63%8%10%43%15%58%29%6%11%10%44%40%16%33%8%34%52%18%30%11%24%39%47%20%23%39%34%-----17%15%55%36%9%21%48%34%
Oppose8%8%0%0%11%4%10%0%0%9%7%0%0%11%10%10%13%4%4%5%0%13%4%5%1%10%60%8%7%4%9%33%12%27%13%17%10%1%15%15%23%6%2%17%25%3%13%9%18%4%15%5%-----1%31%10%10%28%2%13%3%
Strongly Oppose7%7%0%0%9%3%5%0%0%7%2%64%0%9%2%17%14%1%2%0%5%7%3%8%1%3%16%68%4%1%4%19%61%7%27%9%2%0%2%29%11%2%1%8%33%0%7%0%29%1%5%3%-----1%33%2%0%31%2%2%3%
Not Sure3%3%0%0%3%2%5%0%0%2%8%0%21%3%4%2%6%1%2%0%9%3%2%3%1%3%6%0%28%1%5%5%0%28%1%5%3%1%16%1%5%3%1%22%1%1%4%15%3%1%4%17%-----1%1%5%25%0%1%6%14%
Total100%100%0%0%100%100%100%0%0%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%100%0%0%60%31%9%0%0%89%10%1%1%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%2%48%21%31%56%26%8%6%4%58%26%8%5%2%16%15%26%38%6%13%14%21%47%4%15%59%20%6%17%57%21%5%55%16%24%5%15%57%23%5%
 
13Let's say a candidate for office supported federal legislation to require a background check for all gun sales. Would you be more or less likely to vote for that candidate, or would it not make a difference in your vote?
633 2016 VotersAllRegistered SD2016 Vote2020Party AffiliationNoem ApprovalRequire Background CheckRequiring Permit To CarryRemoving RequirementGiven DangerLegislator Voted To RemoveGov Voted To RemoveFederal LegislationSupported Federal LegislationOpposed Federal Legislation
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsYesNoNot SureTrumpClintonOtherDid Not Not SureCertain Likely TUnlikelyNot SureStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DNot SureApproveDisapproNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot Sure
More Likely To Vote For That Candidate55%55%0%0%43%80%52%0%0%55%57%36%26%43%37%50%51%83%75%91%34%44%76%58%76%36%17%15%23%73%35%23%25%15%43%18%51%81%33%39%16%44%80%19%31%75%23%33%32%76%23%25%80%35%6%9%14%----29%79%17%41%
Less Likely16%16%0%0%20%8%16%0%0%17%11%64%0%20%17%30%28%2%7%1%17%21%6%15%6%14%54%69%17%8%18%36%64%27%35%27%14%6%15%41%31%10%6%26%46%10%16%5%41%10%15%10%6%9%59%83%4%----60%9%9%7%
No Difference24%24%0%0%31%10%29%0%0%24%27%0%53%31%39%18%21%14%16%4%15%30%12%23%15%44%21%13%41%16%42%36%7%29%20%50%28%11%36%15%51%40%11%32%19%13%58%25%20%11%61%30%12%49%29%8%41%----10%9%70%20%
Not Sure5%5%0%0%6%2%3%0%0%5%5%0%21%6%7%2%0%2%3%4%35%5%5%4%3%6%9%3%19%4%5%5%3%29%2%5%6%3%16%5%3%6%3%23%4%2%3%36%6%3%1%36%2%6%6%0%41%----1%3%5%32%
Total100%100%0%0%100%100%100%0%0%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%100%0%0%60%31%9%0%0%89%10%1%1%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%2%48%21%31%56%26%8%6%4%58%26%8%5%2%16%15%26%38%6%13%14%21%47%4%15%59%20%6%17%57%21%5%56%27%8%7%3%15%57%23%5%
 
14And now let's say a candidate for office OPPOSED federal legislation to require a background check for all gun sales. Would you be more or less likely to vote for that candidate, or would it not make a difference in your vote?
633 2016 VotersAllRegistered SD2016 Vote2020Party AffiliationNoem ApprovalRequire Background CheckRequiring Permit To CarryRemoving RequirementGiven DangerLegislator Voted To RemoveGov Voted To RemoveFederal LegislationSupported Federal LegislationOpposed Federal Legislation
Credibility Interval: ± 4.3 pct pointsYesNoNot SureTrumpClintonOtherDid Not Not SureCertain Likely TUnlikelyNot SureStrong RRepublicIndy LeaIndependIndy LeaDemocratStrong DNot SureApproveDisapproNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureStronglySupportOpposeStronglyNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot SureMore LikLess LikNo DiffeNot Sure
More Likely To Vote For That Candidate15%15%0%0%19%7%11%0%0%16%3%0%26%22%11%23%25%2%7%6%12%19%9%13%8%9%49%59%9%8%11%41%57%27%40%20%7%7%12%42%30%6%6%16%55%6%12%6%50%6%11%6%8%5%49%69%0%8%54%6%4%----
Less Likely57%57%0%0%46%77%56%0%0%55%76%100%29%45%50%43%47%82%70%88%54%46%73%61%70%48%18%35%27%71%45%21%27%16%37%26%59%79%34%39%17%49%79%28%22%76%30%37%22%79%27%40%74%46%13%21%23%81%31%21%35%----
No Difference23%23%0%0%29%11%26%0%0%24%20%0%24%27%35%26%22%10%18%3%25%29%13%22%16%39%28%5%47%16%38%34%12%31%19%48%31%9%33%15%48%41%10%22%20%13%54%29%24%11%56%24%13%42%36%7%51%7%12%68%24%----
Not Sure5%5%0%0%5%5%7%0%0%6%2%0%21%7%4%7%5%6%4%3%9%6%5%4%6%4%4%0%17%5%6%3%3%26%3%5%3%5%21%4%4%3%5%34%3%4%3%28%5%4%5%31%4%7%2%3%26%4%2%4%38%----
Total100%100%0%0%100%100%100%0%0%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of 2016 Voters100%100%0%0%60%31%9%0%0%89%10%1%1%23%21%14%8%9%14%9%2%48%21%31%56%26%8%6%4%58%26%8%5%2%16%15%26%38%6%13%14%21%47%4%15%59%20%6%17%57%21%5%56%27%8%7%3%55%16%24%5%