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KSTP/SurveyUSA Poll Results

Updated: 04/15/2014 4:53 PM
Created: 04/08/2014 7:19 PM KSTP.com
By: Cassie Hart

In polling conducted exclusively for KSTP-TV in Minneapolis St Paul, SurveyUSA asked Minnesota registered to vote about MNsure, Obamacare, the minimum wage, same-sex marriage and marijuana, etc. SurveyUSA interviewed 600 adults between 04/04/14 through 04/07/14.  Complete Interactive Crosstabs

Last year the State of Minnesota legalized same-sex marriage. Do you approve or disapprove of that change in state law? Asked of 600 Minnesotans. Of the group 543 are registered voters.

47%     Approve
 
45%    Disapprove
 
7%      Not Sure

Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.3%
 
Do you approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as President?  Asked of 543 Minnesotans. Of the group 543 are registered voters.

36%     Approve
 
54%    Disapprove
 
10%    Not Sure

Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.3%

Do you approve or disapprove of the job Mark Dayton is doing as Governor? Asked of 543 Minnesotans. Of the group 543 are registered voters.
 
49%     Approve
 
40%    Disapprove
 
12%    Not Sure

Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.3%

Do you approve or disapprove of the job Al Franken is doing as United States Senator?   Asked of 543 Minnesotans. Of the group 543 are registered voters.
 
46%     Approve

42%    Disapprove
 
13%    Not Sure

Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.3%

Do you approve or disapprove of the job Amy Klobuchar is doing as United States Senator? Asked of 543 registered voters

63%     Approve
 
25%    Disapprove

11%    Not Sure

Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.3%

Do you approve? Or disapprove? Of the job the state legislature is doing? Asked of 543 Minnesotans. Of the group 543 are registered voters.

34%     Approve
 
50%    Disapprove
 
16%    Not Sure

Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.3%

Do you approve or disapprove of the performance of Minnesota's health insurance exchange called MNsure? Asked of 600 Minnesotans. Of the group 543 are registered voters.

31%     Approve

44%     Disapprove

25%     Not Sure

Margin of sampling error of this question = ± 4.3 percent

Do you approve or disapprove of the performance of the Affordable Care Act, often referred to as "Obamacare," in helping people get health insurance? Asked of 600 Minnesotans. Of the group 543 are registered voters.

33%     Approve

54%     Disapprove

13%     Not sure

Margin of sampling error of this question = ± 4.3 percent

Do you think Marijuana should? or should not? be legal ... when used for medical purposes? Asked of 600 Minnesotans. Of the group 543 are registered voters.

68%    Should

24%    Should not

Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4%

Do you think Marijuana should? or should not? be legal ... when used for recreational purposes? Asked of 543 Minnesotans.

29%    Should

64%    Should not

Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.1%

When the State of Minnesota has a budget surplus, do you think the legislature should spend the money? Cut taxes? Put it in the budget reserve? Or something else? Asked of 543 registered voters.

7%    Spend the money

44%   Cut taxes

39%   Budget Reserve

8%     Other

3%     Not sure

Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.3%

Should the State of Minnesota legalize the sale of alcohol in liquor stores on Sundays? Asked of 543 registered voters.

62%   Yes

34%   No

5%     Not sure

Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.2%

The Minnesota Legislature is considering increasing the state minimum wage from $6.15 an hour to $9.50. Do you approve? Or disapprove? Asked of 600 Minnesotans. Of the group 543 are registered voters.

61%     Approve

32%     Disapprove

7%       Not Sure

Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.2

If the minimum wage increases, should it automatically increase each year by the rate of inflation? Asked 543 are registered voters.

49%   Yes

40%    No

11%    Not Sure

Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.2

In general, are ticket and concession prices at professional sports venues are too high? Too low? Or about right? Asked of 600 adults

79%    Too high

3%       Too low

12%     About right

6%       Not sure

Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 3.3%

If you were at a professional sporting event, what's the most you'd be willing to pay for a beer? $6 or less? $7? $8? $9? $10? More than that? Or would you never buy a beer at all? Asked of 600 adults

45%   Less than $6

9%     $7

4%     $8

1%     $9

1%     $10

1%      More

36%    Never

3%      Not sure

Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.1%


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