Friday, October 25, 2019

Marquette law school polls UPDATE: Support for impeachment hearings is spreading across Wisconsin

Marquette poll shows Wisconsinites split on impeachment push against Donald Trump.  (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/23/2019)
Third paragraph in.  But those numbers have moved significantly since April when the poll found 29% backed impeachment hearings while 65% said there was not enough reason to hold such proceedings. That survey was conducted after Attorney General William Barr released a letter describing contents of the Mueller Report, which probed Russian influence on the 2016 election. 

Original 10/24/2019 post, "Big shift in support for Trump impeachment", starts here.

Shift in percentage points favoring support of impeachment:
  • 33 - all respondents
  • 39 - men
  • 29 - women

Shift in percentage points favoring support of impeachment:
  • 59 - Democrats
  • 32 - Independents
  • 11 - Republicans

New poll finds narrow majority of Wisconsinites oppose Trump impeachment.  (Wisconsin State Journal, 10/23/2019)
6th, 7th, and 8th paragraphs.  The latest results do, however, show growing support for impeachment hearings among Wisconsin residents surveyed. 
The January Marquette Law School Poll found only 33% of respondents felt there was enough cause to begin impeachment hearings, while 59% said they did not. In April, 29% of those surveyed said there was cause for impeachment hearings, while 65% said there was not.“ 
Clearly, the opinion has changed substantially,” poll director Charles Franklin said Wednesday.

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