Marquette Law School Poll: August 30 - September 3, 2020

Likely 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 likely 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 327 48 48 48
Female 361 52 52 100

S3a: State residence

Do you currently live in Wisconsin?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Yes 688 100 100 100

S4: Milwaukee city residence

Do you currently live within Milwaukee city limits?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Yes 54 8 54 54
No 46 7 46 100
(Missing) 587 85 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 660 96 96 96
No, not registered to vote 26 4 4 100
Don't Know/Refused 1 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 27 4 100 100
(Missing) 660 96 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 506 74 74 74
Some of the time 144 21 21 95
Only now and then 22 3 3 98
Hardly at all 15 2 2 100
Refused 0 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 688 100 100 100

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 186 27 27 27
Gotten worse 352 51 51 78
Stayed the same 128 19 19 97
Don't know 16 2 2 99
Refused 6 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 329 48 48 48
Get worse 117 17 17 65
Stay the same 141 21 21 85
Don't know 95 14 14 99
Refused 6 1 1 100

Q5: Trump’s overall job

Donald Trump job approval, 2-category
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Approve 314 46 46 46
Disapprove 362 53 53 98
Don't know 7 1 1 99
Refused 5 1 1 100

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 236 34 34 34
Somewhat approve 78 11 11 46
Somewhat disapprove 35 5 5 51
Strongly disapprove 327 47 47 98
Don't know 7 1 1 99
Refused 5 1 1 100

Q6: Evers’ overall job

Tony Evers job approval, 2-category
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Approve 352 51 51 51
Disapprove 305 44 44 96
Don't know 24 3 3 99
Refused 7 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 186 27 27 27
Somewhat approve 167 24 24 51
Somewhat disapprove 62 9 9 60
Strongly disapprove 243 35 35 96
Don't know 24 3 3 99
Refused 7 1 1 100

Q7: Fav/Unfav Ron Johnson

Fav/Unfav: Ron Johnson
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Favorable 237 34 34 34
Unfavorable 254 37 37 71
Haven't heard enough 166 24 24 96
Don't know 26 4 4 99
Refused 4 1 1 100

Q8: Fav/Unfav Tammy Baldwin