Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #26414
 
Washington State Adults Support Ban on Assault Weapons By 2:1 Margin:

61% of adults from across Washington State would support a ban on assault weapons (44% strongly support, 17% somewhat support), according to exclusive SurveyUSA data; 34% would oppose (12% somewhat oppose, 22% strongly oppose).

Democrats would support a ban by an 82-point margin, independents by a narrow 7-point margin; Republicans oppose by 28 points.

Support for a ban increases with education and with household income. A ban is supported by a 33-point margin in both urban and suburban parts of the state, and by an 11-point margin in rural areas.
 
About the Poll: SurveyUSA interviewed 825 Washington State adults online 07/06/22 through 07/10/22, using sample provided by Lucid Holdings LLC of New Orleans. The pool of adult survey respondents was weighted to US Census targets for gender, age, race, education, and home ownership.
 
1Do you support or oppose each of the following?

A ban on assault weapons in Washington state.
825 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyIdeology Aggregated2020 VoteParentEducationIncomeHomeUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependVery ConConservaModerateLiberalVery LibConservaModerateLiberalTrumpBidenYesNoHigh SchSome Col4-Year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KOwnRentUrbanSuburbanRuralW WAE WAMetro Se
Strongly Support44%38%51%32%40%55%55%36%55%44%**37%47%19%75%32%17%26%43%70%75%23%43%72%13%74%37%47%31%42%58%42%42%51%46%42%47%47%37%43%28%53%
Somewhat Support17%18%16%26%18%13%8%22%11%17%**18%19%15%16%18%6%15%24%15%11%12%24%14%13%15%19%17%17%20%15%14%20%18%16%20%17%18%17%22%22%13%
Somewhat Oppose12%8%15%12%9%11%14%11%13%12%**10%12%18%5%13%11%17%13%6%6%15%13%6%17%6%12%12%11%16%8%16%9%10%11%12%14%12%10%11%13%11%
Strongly Oppose22%33%12%23%26%19%21%24%20%23%**34%14%44%4%30%60%42%16%8%2%47%16%6%53%3%26%21%35%20%15%24%25%17%24%20%17%20%33%20%35%19%
Not Sure4%3%5%6%7%1%1%6%1%4%**2%8%3%1%6%6%1%5%1%6%3%5%3%3%2%6%3%6%2%4%5%3%4%3%6%6%3%4%4%3%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%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%32%24%26%19%56%44%69%3%11%18%23%36%30%7%17%37%18%11%25%37%28%30%46%28%71%29%36%35%32%38%30%63%37%25%52%24%32%21%47%
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.