Marquette Law School Supreme Court Poll February 5-15, 2024

(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.

C1: SCOTUS 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 69 7 7 7
Somewhat approve 328 33 33 40
Somewhat disapprove 367 37 37 76
Strongly disapprove 239 24 24 100

C1: SCOTUS 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 397 40 40 40
Disapprove 606 60 60 100

C2: 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 59 6 6 6
Quite a lot 194 19 19 25
Some 353 35 35 60
Very little 264 26 26 87
None at all 133 13 13 100

C3: 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 22 2 2 2
Quite a lot 81 8 8 10
Some 333 33 33 43
Very little 381 38 38 81
None at all 186 19 19 100

C4: Confidence in 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 84 8 8 8
Quite a lot 165 16 16 25
Some 312 31 31 56
Very little 238 24 24 80
None at all 205 20 20 100

C5: Confidence in DOJ

[The U.S. Department of Justice] 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 61 6 6 6
Quite a lot 195 19 19 25
Some 362 36 36 62
Very little 203 20 20 82
None at all 183 18 18 100

C6: Confidence in juries

[Juries that decide guilt or innocence in criminal cases] 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 81 8 8 8
Quite a lot 264 26 26 34
Some 420 42 42 76
Very little 144 14 14 91
None at all 93 9 9 100

C7: Justice nomination majority

What is your guess as to wh