Marquette Law School Supreme Court Poll July 5-12, 2022

(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 respondents are presented here (unless otherwise indicated). 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.

A1: interest in 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. How often do you follow what's going on in politics…?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Most of the time 403 40 40 40
Some of the time 383 38 38 78
Only now and then 146 15 15 93
Hardly at all 66 7 7 100
Skipped/Ref 4 0 0 100

A2: enthusiasm about voting

How enthusiastic are you about voting in the elections this November for congressional and state offices?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Very enthusiastic 366 37 37 37
Somewhat enthusiastic 262 26 26 63
Not too enthusiastic 260 26 26 89
Not at all enthusiastic 112 11 11 100
Skipped/Ref 3 0 0 100

B1: Biden approval

Overall, how much do you approve or disapprove of the way Joe Biden is handling his job as president?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Strongly approve 83 8 8 8
Somewhat approve 275 27 27 36
Somewhat disapprove 238 24 24 60
Strongly disapprove 401 40 40 100
Skipped/Ref 4 0 0 100

B1: Biden approval, 2-cat

Overall, how much do you approve or disapprove of the way Joe Biden is handling his job as president?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Approve 359 36 36 36
Disapprove 639 64 64 100
Skipped/Ref 4 0 0 100

B2: Supreme Court approval

Overall, how much do you approve or disapprove of the way the US Supreme Court is handling its job?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Strongly approve 156 16 16 16
Somewhat approve 225 22 22 38
Somewhat disapprove 254 25 25 63
Strongly disapprove 360 36 36 99
Skipped/Ref 7 1 1 100

B2: Supreme Court approval, 2-cat

Overall, how much do you approve or disapprove of the way the US Supreme Court is handling its job?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Approve 381 38 38 38
Disapprove 614 61 61 99
Skipped/Ref 7 1 1 100

B3: Fav/Unfav: Biden

[Joe Biden] Do you have a favorable or an unfavorable opinion of the following people or haven’t you heard enough yet to have an opinion?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Favorable opinion 340 34 34 34
Unfavorable opinion 621 62 62 96
Haven't heard enough 41 4 4 100

B4: Fav/Unfav: Trump

[Donald Trump] Do you have a favorable or an unfavorable opinion of the following people or haven’t you heard enough yet to have an opinion?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Favorable opinion 338 34 34 34
Unfavorable opinion 624 62 62 96
Haven't heard enough 40 4 4 100
Skipped/Ref 0 0 0 100

B5: Fav/Unfav: Pence

[Mike Pence] Do you have a favorable or an unfavorable opinion of the following people or haven’t you heard enough yet to have an opinion?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Favorable opinion 262 26 26 26
Unfavorable opinion 518 52 52 78
Haven't heard enough 223 22 22 100

B6: Fav/Unfav: DeSantis

[Ron DeSantis] Do you have a favorable or an unfavorable opinion of the following people or haven’t you heard enough yet to have an opinion?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Favorable opinion 250 25 25 25
Unfavorable opinion 368 37 37 62
Haven't heard enough 385 38 38 100

B7: Confidence in SCOTUS

[The US Supreme Court] Here is a list of institutions in American society. How much confidence do you have in each one?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
A great deal 90 9 9 9
Quite a lot 191 19 19 28
Some 276 28 28 56
Very little 279 28 28 83
None at all 165 16 16 100
99 1 0 0 100

B8: Confidence in Congress

[Congress] Here is a list of institutions in American society. How much confidence do you have in each one?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
A great deal 29 3 3 3
Quite a lot 67 7 7 10
Some 347 35 35 44
Very little 399 40 40 84
None at all 158 16 16 100
99 2 0 0 100

B9: Confidence in the Presidency

[The Presidency] Here is a list of institutions in American society. How much confidence do you have in each one?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
A great deal 62 6 6 6
Quite a lot 144 14 14 21
Some 314 31 31 52
Very little 304 30 30 82
None at all 177 18 18 100
99 1 0 0 100

C1: Justice nomination majority