Marquette Law School Poll: August 30 - September 3, 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 389 48 48 48
Female 413 52 52 100

S3a: State residence

Do you currently live in Wisconsin?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Yes 802 100 100 100

S4: Milwaukee city residence

Do you currently live within Milwaukee city limits?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Yes 70 9 54 54
No 60 8 46 100
(Missing) 672 84 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 752 94 94 94
No, not registered to vote 49 6 6 100
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 50 6 100 100
(Missing) 752 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 550 69 69 69
Some of the time 180 22 22 91
Only now and then 42 5 5 96
Hardly at all 29 4 4 100
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 86 86 86
Very likely 59 7 7 93
50-50 39 5 5 98
Will not vote 14 2 2 100
Don't know 2 0 0 100
Refused 1 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 203 25 25 25
Gotten worse 411 51 51 77
Stayed the same 156 19 19 96
Don't know 23 3 3 99
Refused 9 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 381 48 48 48
Get worse 141 18 18 65
Stay the same 170 21 21 86
Don't know 103 13 13 99
Refused 7 1 1 100

Q5: Trump’s overall job

Donald Trump job approval, 2-category
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Approve 352 44 44 44
Disapprove 429 54 54 97
Don't know 12 2 2 99
Refused 8 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 257 32 32 32
Somewhat approve 95 12 12 44
Somewhat disapprove 57 7 7 51
Strongly disapprove 372 46 46 97
Don't know 12 2 2 99
Refused 8 1 1 100

Q6: Evers’ overall job

Tony Evers job approval, 2-category
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Approve 406 51 51 51
Disapprove 342 43 43 93
Don't know 42 5 5 98
Refused 12 2 2 100

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 201 25 25 25
Somewhat approve 205 26 26 51
Somewhat disapprove 78 10 10 60
Strongly disapprove 263 33 33 93
Don't know 42 5 5 98
Refused 12 2 2 100

Q7: Fav/Unfav Ron Johnson

Fav/Unfav: Ron Johnson
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Favorable 255 32 32 32
Unfavorable 286 36 36 67
Haven't heard enough 221 28 28 95
Don't know 37 5 5 100
Refused 4 0 0 100

Q8: Fav/Unfav Tammy Baldwin