Marquette Law School Supreme Court Poll May 8-18, 2023

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 registered voter 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 324 41 41 41
Some of the time 280 35 35 76
Only now and then 133 17 17 93
Hardly at all 53 7 7 100
Skipped/Ref 2 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 85 11 11 11
Somewhat approve 230 29 29 40
Somewhat disapprove 140 18 18 57
Strongly disapprove 336 43 43 100

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 315 40 40 40
Disapprove 476 60 60 100

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 58 7 7 7
Somewhat approve 272 34 34 42
Somewhat disapprove 260 33 33 75
Strongly disapprove 201 25 25 100

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 329 42 42 42
Disapprove 461 58 58 100

B3: Congress approval

Overall, how much do you approve or disapprove of the way the US Congress is handling its job?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Strongly approve 16 2 2 2
Somewhat approve 191 24 24 26
Somewhat disapprove 356 45 45 71
Strongly disapprove 228 29 29 100

B3: Congress approval, 2-cat

Overall, how much do you approve or disapprove of the way the US Congress is handling its job?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Approve 207 26 26 26
Disapprove 584 74 74 100

B4: Republican majority approval

Overall, how much do you approve or disapprove of the way the Republican majority in the House of Representatives is handling its job?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Strongly approve 50 6 6 6
Somewhat approve 265 34 34 40
Somewhat disapprove 216 27 27 67
Strongly disapprove 259 33 33 100

B4: Republican majority approval, 2-pt

Overall, how much do you approve or disapprove of the way the Republican majority in the House of Representatives is handling its job?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Approve 316 40 40 40
Disapprove 475 60 60 100

B5: Democratic majority approval

Overall, how much do you approve or disapprove of the way the Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate is handling its job?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Strongly approve 60 8 8 8
Somewhat approve 243 31 31 38
Somewhat disapprove 234 30 30 68
Strongly disapprove 254 32 32 100

B5: Democratic majority approval, 2-pt

Overall, how much do you approve or disapprove of the way the Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate is handling its job?
Frequency Percent Valid Percent Cumulative Percent
Approve 303 38 38 38
Disapprove 488 62 62 100

B6: 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 295 37 37 37
Unfavorable opinion 471 60 60 97
Haven't heard enough 25 3 3 100

B7: Fav/Unfav: Harris

[Kamala Harris] 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 254 32 32 32
Unfavorable opinion 458 58 58 90
Haven't heard enough 80 10 10 100

B8: Fav/Unfav: Kennedy