Marquette Law School Poll: May 3-7, 2020

Registered voters

(Percentages are rounded to whole numbers for reporting of results. Frequencies have been rounded to whole numbers but percentages are calculated based on non-integer weighted sample sizes.)

Results for survey items among all registered voters are presented here. Please note that some questions are only asked of particular groups of respondents. In these instances, the row “NA’s” includes the number and percent of total respondents omitted from the question. These omitted cases are ignored when calculating the “Valid” and “Cumulative” percent columns.

S2: gender

Record Gender
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Male 380 47 47 47
Female 431 53 53 100

S3a: state residence

Do you currently live in Wisconsin?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Yes 811 100 100 100

S4: Milwaukee city residence

Do you currently live within Milwaukee city limits?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Yes 66 8 57 57
No 50 6 43 100
(Missing) 695 86 NA NA

S5: registered to vote

Some people are registered to vote and others are not. Are you registered to vote in the precinct or ward where you now live, or aren't you?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Yes, registered to vote 762 94 94 94
No, not registered to vote 45 6 6 100
Don't Know/Refused 4 0 0 100

S6: plan to register

Do you plan to register to vote, or is there a chance that you may not register?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Plan to Register 49 6 100 100
(Missing) 762 94 NA NA

Q1: follow politics

Some people seem to follow what's going on in politics most of the time, whether there's an election going on or not. Others aren't that interested. Would you say you follow what's going on in politics most of the time, some of the time, only now and then, or hardly at all?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Most of the time 494 61 61 61
Some of the time 196 24 24 85
Only now and then 65 8 8 93
Hardly at all 54 7 7 100
Don't know 0 0 0 100
Refused 2 0 0 100

Q2: chances of voting

What are the chances that you will vote in the November 2020 general election for president, Congress, and other offices -- are you absolutely certain to vote, very likely to vote, are the chances 50-50, or don't you think you will vote?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Absolutely certain 650 80 80 80
Very likely 100 12 12 93
50-50 37 5 5 97
Will not vote 17 2 2 99
Don't know 4 0 0 100
Refused 3 0 0 100

Q3: economy over last year

Over the past year, do you feel the economy has gotten better, gotten worse, or stayed about the same?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Gotten better 229 28 28 28
Gotten worse 376 46 46 75
Stayed the same 163 20 20 95
Don't know 34 4 4 99
Refused 8 1 1 100

Q4: economy over next year

Looking ahead, over the next year do you expect the economy to get better, get worse, or stay about the same?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Get better 367 45 45 45
Get worse 254 31 31 77
Stay the same 127 16 16 92
Don't know 58 7 7 99
Refused 4 1 1 100

Q5: Trump’s overall job

Donald Trump job approval, 2-category
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Approve 378 47 47 47
Disapprove 396 49 49 95
Don't know 23 3 3 98
Refused 14 2 2 100

Q5: Trump’s overall job (4-cat)

Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Strongly approve 250 31 31 31
Somewhat approve 129 16 16 47
Somewhat disapprove 53 7 7 53
Strongly disapprove 343 42 42 95
Don't know 23 3 3 98
Refused 14 2 2 100

Q6: Evers’ overall job

Tony Evers job approval, 2-category
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Approve 479 59 59 59
Disapprove 269 33 33 92
Don't know 53 7 7 99
Refused 10 1 1 100

Q6: Evers’ overall job (4-cat)

Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way Tony Evers is handling his job as Governor of Wisconsin?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Strongly approve 254 31 31 31
Somewhat approve 225 28 28 59
Somewhat disapprove 96 12 12 71
Strongly disapprove 173 21 21 92
Don't know 53 7 7 99
Refused 10 1 1 100

Q7: Legislature’s overall job

WI Legislature job approval, 2-category
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Approve 376 46 46 46
Disapprove 321 40 40 86
Don't know 105 13 13 99
Refused 8 1 1 100

Q7: Legislature’s overall job (4-cat)