New Virginia Statewide Poll: Voters Dissatisfied With School Reopening Options, Against Defunding the Police and Removing Confederate Statues

Parents of preschool and elementary university students most dissatisfied with university reopening alternatives defunding the police a non-starter even amid a the vast majority of Democrats getting rid of statues of Confederate military services and political leaders splits the Commonwealth’s very likely voters.

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updated: Jul 28, 2020 22:forty EDT


In its first WRS Virginia Statewide Poll, WRS identified that even though nearly 50 % (49%) of very likely voters feel that their local university boards and superintendents, not the CDC, President Trump and his cupboard, or Ralph Northam and his, really should be most responsible for providing alternatives to parents on reopening faculties. Nonetheless, as all those decisions have been designed, a plurality (forty four%) disapprove of their local university system’s ideas for the drop, and much more than a quarter (thirty%) strongly disapprove.

WRS polled two further difficulties: the initiatives to defund the police and getting rid of statues of Confederate military services and political leaders. For very likely voters in Virginia, defunding the police is a non-starter with just about all Republicans (93%), shut to two-thirds of independents (63%), and much more than 50 % of Democrats (51%) opposing the exertion. Having said that, on statues, the Commonwealth is split: very likely voters in 5 Congressional Districts are for removing and 5 are opposed, even though CD-10 is nearly lifeless even.

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