Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #26321
 
About:SurveyUSA interviewed 2,175 Missouri adults online 05/11/22 through 05/15/22, using sample provided by Lucid Holdings LLC of New Orleans. Of the adults, 1,782 were identified as being registered to vote. The pool of adult survey respondents was weighted to US Census targets for gender, age, race, education, and home ownership.
 
1Are you registered to vote in the state of Missouri?
2175 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyIdeology Aggregated2020 VoteAbortionRoe V WadeEducationIncomeHomeUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 1.9 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackOtherRepublicDemocratIndependVery ConConservaModerateLiberalVery LibConservaModerateLiberalTrumpBidenLegal AlLegal w/Illegal Always IRemain LOverturnHigh SchSome Col4-Year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KOwnRentUrbanSuburbanRuralNorthernKansas CSouthwesSt. LouiSoutheas
Yes82%83%81%70%79%88%91%75%90%84%82%63%92%91%77%90%92%83%87%89%91%83%88%94%93%83%85%85%84%87%85%74%83%92%73%87%91%89%68%79%84%81%85%79%77%86%83%
No15%13%17%24%18%10%8%21%9%14%15%25%7%8%20%9%7%15%11%11%7%15%11%5%5%13%13%13%14%11%14%22%14%7%23%12%7%10%27%17%13%17%14%17%20%11%15%
Not Sure3%4%2%6%2%2%1%4%1%2%3%12%1%1%3%1%1%2%2%0%1%2%1%1%1%4%1%2%1%2%1%3%3%2%4%2%2%2%5%4%3%1%1%4%3%2%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%27%25%26%22%52%48%80%11%9%34%27%27%14%22%33%11%7%36%33%17%43%31%26%22%29%13%47%31%42%28%30%41%35%23%67%33%20%43%37%15%22%22%29%11%
 
Should the use of marijuana for recreational use remain against the law in Missouri? Or be legalized?
1782 Registered VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyIdeology Aggregated2020 VoteAbortionRoe V WadeEducationIncomeHomeUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.7 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackOtherRepublicDemocratIndependVery ConConservaModerateLiberalVery LibConservaModerateLiberalTrumpBidenLegal AlLegal w/Illegal Always IRemain LOverturnHigh SchSome Col4-Year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KOwnRentUrbanSuburbanRuralNorthernKansas CSouthwesSt. LouiSoutheas
Remain Against The Law25%23%27%17%18%28%35%18%31%27%14%19%38%14%20%51%32%18%11%12%39%18%11%37%15%13%17%33%47%16%42%24%19%31%20%27%28%29%14%23%26%25%26%20%28%25%26%
Be Legalized62%66%58%71%71%59%46%71%53%62%62%57%49%76%66%40%53%67%79%81%48%67%80%50%74%79%75%53%38%77%46%60%68%58%67%58%59%57%75%67%61%60%60%65%58%63%62%
Not Sure13%11%16%12%10%13%18%11%15%11%23%24%13%10%14%9%15%14%10%6%13%14%9%13%11%8%8%14%14%7%12%16%13%11%13%15%12%14%11%10%14%14%13%15%14%12%11%
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%
Composition of Registered Voters100%48%52%23%24%29%24%47%53%82%11%7%38%29%25%15%25%34%11%7%41%34%19%49%35%27%23%30%13%50%33%38%29%34%36%37%26%72%28%20%44%37%16%21%21%31%12%
 
Does law enforcement need more funding than it now receives? The same amount of funding it now receives? Or less funding than it now receives?
2175 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyIdeology Aggregated2020 VoteAbortionRoe V WadeEducationIncomeHomeUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackOtherRepublicDemocratIndependVery ConConservaModerateLiberalVery LibConservaModerateLiberalTrumpBidenLegal AlLegal w/Illegal Always IRemain LOverturnHigh SchSome Col4-Year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KOwnRentUrbanSuburbanRuralNorthernKansas CSouthwesSt. LouiSoutheas
More Funding53%50%56%34%46%62%73%40%67%57%32%39%71%42%50%74%69%49%38%32%71%49%36%70%45%43%58%63%59%52%66%48%53%59%43%56%65%61%36%43%54%57%55%47%51%55%58%
The Same Amount21%23%19%25%23%20%15%24%18%20%27%19%18%28%22%17%19%24%27%26%18%24%27%17%27%24%24%19%20%22%21%19%22%22%21%22%19%21%22%23%23%18%22%24%21%21%15%
Less Funding10%13%9%18%13%5%4%16%5%9%18%15%4%17%11%2%4%12%19%32%3%12%24%4%16%20%9%5%9%15%5%11%11%9%12%10%8%7%18%17%9%9%7%12%11%11%11%
Not Sure16%15%17%22%18%13%8%20%11%14%22%27%7%13%18%6%8%15%16%10%7%15%14%9%12%13%9%13%12%11%8%22%13%9%23%12%8%11%24%18%14%16%16%16%17%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%27%25%26%22%52%48%80%11%9%34%27%27%14%22%33%11%7%36%33%17%43%31%26%22%29%13%47%31%42%28%30%41%35%23%67%33%20%43%37%15%22%22%29%11%
 
4Do you think public schools in Missouri are overfunded? Adequately funded? Or underfunded?
2175 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyIdeology Aggregated2020 VoteAbortionRoe V WadeEducationIncomeHomeUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackOtherRepublicDemocratIndependVery ConConservaModerateLiberalVery LibConservaModerateLiberalTrumpBidenLegal AlLegal w/Illegal Always IRemain LOverturnHigh SchSome Col4-Year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KOwnRentUrbanSuburbanRuralNorthernKansas CSouthwesSt. LouiSoutheas
Overfunded6%8%5%8%6%5%6%7%6%7%3%4%7%6%6%13%7%5%4%5%9%5%4%9%4%6%6%6%10%6%10%8%4%6%6%6%8%7%5%7%6%6%9%7%4%6%7%
Adequately Funded21%25%17%23%13%22%26%18%24%21%20%20%30%15%20%32%29%19%15%11%30%19%13%27%17%15%23%28%23%18%30%20%18%25%17%23%25%24%16%18%22%21%23%18%19%23%21%
Underfunded60%54%65%55%69%60%53%62%57%59%63%56%52%71%59%46%52%63%74%81%50%63%77%53%70%72%62%56%51%69%49%57%63%59%59%60%59%58%62%63%58%59%54%62%63%57%62%
Not Sure13%14%13%14%13%13%15%13%14%12%14%21%11%8%14%9%12%13%8%3%11%13%6%11%8%8%9%10%17%7%11%15%15%10%18%11%8%11%18%12%13%14%14%13%13%14%11%
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%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%27%25%26%22%52%48%80%11%9%34%27%27%14%22%33%11%7%36%33%17%43%31%26%22%29%13%47%31%42%28%30%41%35%23%67%33%20%43%37%15%22%22%29%11%
 
5Does the state provide a sound, basic education for every child?
2175 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyIdeology Aggregated2020 VoteAbortionRoe V WadeEducationIncomeHomeUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.5 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackOtherRepublicDemocratIndependVery ConConservaModerateLiberalVery LibConservaModerateLiberalTrumpBidenLegal AlLegal w/Illegal Always IRemain LOverturnHigh SchSome Col4-Year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KOwnRentUrbanSuburbanRuralNorthernKansas CSouthwesSt. LouiSoutheas
Yes34%35%32%33%33%30%40%33%35%34%33%28%42%31%30%43%40%34%28%24%41%34%27%41%31%28%35%40%32%33%39%36%29%35%30%35%37%37%28%30%33%37%38%28%33%36%35%
No44%40%47%46%49%45%34%48%40%44%40%46%38%49%47%41%38%45%52%62%39%45%56%40%48%52%47%40%43%49%41%40%48%46%42%45%45%43%45%49%45%40%42%45%43%45%43%
Not Sure22%25%20%21%17%25%26%19%26%21%27%26%20%20%23%17%21%22%20%13%20%22%17%19%21%20%19%20%25%18%20%25%23%19%28%19%18%20%27%21%22%23%20%27%24%19%22%
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%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%27%25%26%22%52%48%80%11%9%34%27%27%14%22%33%11%7%36%33%17%43%31%26%22%29%13%47%31%42%28%30%41%35%23%67%33%20%43%37%15%22%22%29%11%
 
6Do you think teachers are overpaid? Paid appropriately Or underpaid?
2175 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeologyIdeology Aggregated2020 VoteAbortionRoe V WadeEducationIncomeHomeUrbanicityRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 2.3 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackOtherRepublicDemocratIndependVery ConConservaModerateLiberalVery LibConservaModerateLiberalTrumpBidenLegal AlLegal w/Illegal Always IRemain LOverturnHigh SchSome Col4-Year C< $40K$40K - $> $80KOwnRentUrbanSuburbanRuralNorthernKansas CSouthwesSt. LouiSoutheas
Overpaid5%7%4%7%4%5%5%6%5%5%4%13%6%4%5%10%6%4%4%5%8%4%4%7%4%5%3%8%7%3%10%6%5%5%5%6%5%6%5%5%5%6%8%6%5%4%6%
Paid Appropriately17%21%14%17%13%18%20%15%19%18%13%16%25%12%16%27%21%16%8%9%24%16%9%24%13%12%21%19%22%13%25%19%15%17%13%20%20%19%13%17%18%16%21%15%16%18%16%
Underpaid70%64%75%67%77%69%66%72%68%70%75%58%63%80%70%58%66%73%84%83%63%73%84%63%81%81%72%68%62%80%60%64%75%73%71%69%70%69%72%71%69%70%65%72%71%71%68%
Not Sure8%8%7%8%6%8%8%7%8%7%7%13%6%4%9%5%7%7%4%2%6%7%3%6%2%2%5%5%10%3%5%11%6%5%12%5%4%6%11%7%7%8%5%8%9%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%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%48%52%27%25%26%22%52%48%80%11%9%34%27%27%14%22%33%11%7%36%33%17%43%31%26%22%29%13%47%31%42%28%30%41%35%23%67%33%20%43%37%15%22%22%29%11%