VPR and Castleton Polling Institute February 2016 Poll

 

VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president? Approve 52% 48% 57% 9% 52% 78% 49% 51% 52% 55% 38% 51% 74% 61% 45% 57% 47% 70%
Disapprove 34% 41% 27% 85% 35% 10% 36% 32% 36% 34% 47% 34% 18% 29% 39% 29% 36% 30%
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 13% 11% 15% 6% 12% 12% 14% 16% 12% 10% 14% 15% 7% 9% 15% 13% 15%  
REFUSE 1% 1% 1%   1%   1% 2% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Do you approve or disapprove of the way Peter Shumlin is handling his job as Governor of Vermont?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Do you approve or disapprove of the way Peter Shumlin is handling his job as Governor of Vermont? Approve 37% 36% 38% 13% 36% 52% 37% 39% 36% 36% 37% 36% 39% 42% 30% 33% 41% 70%
Disapprove 40% 46% 35% 74% 43% 27% 35% 32% 46% 46% 39% 41% 39% 39% 49% 44% 33% 30%
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 22% 17% 26% 13% 20% 21% 27% 28% 17% 18% 22% 22% 21% 19% 22% 22% 24%  
REFUSE 1% 1% 1%   1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 2% 1%   1% 1%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Do you approve or disapprove of the way Patrick Leahy is handling his job as one of Vermont's U.S. Senators?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Do you approve or disapprove of the way Patrick Leahy is handling his job as one of Vermont's U.S. Senators? Approve 65% 64% 67% 40% 66% 81% 64% 56% 73% 70% 65% 60% 79% 68% 63% 69% 63% 30%
Disapprove 14% 19% 9% 37% 14% 4% 13% 14% 12% 17% 14% 16% 9% 16% 17% 10% 12%  
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 20% 17% 24% 22% 20% 15% 22% 30% 14% 12% 21% 24% 10% 15% 20% 20% 24% 70%
REFUSE 0% 0% 1% 1% 0%   1% 0% 0% 1% 1%   1% 1%   0% 1%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Do you approve or disapprove of the way Peter Welch is handling his job representing Vermont in the U.S. House of Representatives?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Do you approve or disapprove of the way Peter Welch is handling his job representing Vermont in the U.S. House of Representatives? Approve 59% 57% 61% 40% 62% 70% 57% 49% 64% 70% 55% 57% 70% 60% 59% 61% 59% 70%
Disapprove 11% 16% 7% 31% 11% 3% 12% 10% 13% 11% 12% 12% 9% 12% 13% 10% 11%  
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 29% 26% 31% 29% 26% 27% 29% 40% 22% 19% 32% 30% 20% 27% 28% 29% 30% 30%
REFUSE 1% 0% 1%   0%   2% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%   0% 1%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
How closely have you followed news about the 2016 Presidential election?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
How closely have you followed news about the 2016 Presidential election? Very Closely 37% 40% 34% 46% 36% 39% 40% 26% 44% 48% 25% 37% 52% 39% 35% 40% 36% 41%
Somewhat Closely 45% 43% 48% 37% 50% 48% 39% 50% 44% 40% 49% 45% 42% 49% 42% 45% 45% 59%
Not Too Closely 13% 12% 14% 13% 10% 13% 15% 19% 10% 8% 19% 14% 5% 11% 19% 10% 14%  
Not At All 4% 4% 4% 3% 4% 1% 5% 5% 3% 4% 8% 3% 1% 2% 4% 5% 5%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
How likely are you to vote in the Vermont Presidential Primary election that will take place on March 1st, Town Meeting Day?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
How likely are you to vote in the Vermont Presidential Primary election that will take place on March 1st, Town Meeting Day? Very likely 71% 69% 73% 77% 71% 78% 65% 60% 79% 79% 59% 71% 83% 69% 72% 68% 73% 41%
Somewhat likely 13% 13% 13% 9% 12% 14% 15% 17% 9% 13% 16% 14% 8% 14% 11% 16% 11% 30%
Not too likely 6% 6% 5% 6% 7% 2% 7% 9% 3% 3% 7% 6% 5% 5% 8% 6% 5%  
Not likely at all 10% 10% 10% 9% 9% 6% 11% 14% 8% 4% 17% 9% 4% 11% 9% 9% 10% 30%
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 1% 1%     0%   1% 1% 0% 1% 2% 0%   1% 0% 1% 1%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Are you likely to choose the ballot for the Democratic Primary or for the Republican Primary?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Are you likely to choose the ballot for the Democratic Primary or for the Republican Primary? Democratic 65% 57% 72% 6% 62% 96% 61% 70% 62% 61% 58% 61% 79% 73% 53% 65% 66% 100%
Republican 20% 29% 12% 90% 17% 1% 14% 17% 21% 25% 25% 21% 14% 17% 25% 19% 20%  
OTHER/PROGRESSIVE 2% 2% 1% 1% 2%   5% 1% 3% 0% 2% 2%   1% 3% 4% 1%  
NOT SURE 11% 10% 12% 4% 17% 3% 16% 10% 12% 11% 12% 13% 5% 8% 15% 12% 11%  
REFUSED 2% 1% 3%   2% 1% 4% 2% 2% 2% 3% 2% 2% 1% 4% 1% 3%  
Total Unweighted Count 767 393 374 103 275 239 120 188 338 233 181 388 197 176 157 203 229 2
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Is your mind made up about who you will vote for in the Presidential Primary, or is it possible you might change your mind?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Is your mind made up about who you will vote for in the Presidential Primary, or is it possible you might change your mind? MIND MADE UP 61% 62% 60% 40% 64% 63% 71% 69% 56% 56% 65% 62% 56% 61% 58% 59% 64% 100%
MIGHT CHANGE MIND 36% 35% 37% 56% 34% 34% 27% 31% 41% 39% 33% 35% 41% 36% 38% 40% 34%  
DON'T KNOW/REFUSED 3% 3% 3% 4% 2% 3% 2%   3% 5% 2% 3% 2% 3% 4% 1% 2%  
Total Unweighted Count 649 337 312 98 213 229 94 161 280 202 148 317 183 157 125 171 194 2
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Looking ahead one year, do you expect your personal financial situation to get much better, get somewhat better, stay about the same, get somewhat worse, or get much worse?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Looking ahead one year, do you expect your personal financial situation to get much better, get somewhat better, stay about the same, get somewhat worse, or get much worse? GET MUCH BETTER 6% 7% 5% 3% 5% 7% 5% 9% 4% 2% 9% 6% 2% 8% 3% 5% 6%  
GET SOMEWHAT BETTER 27% 31% 24% 26% 23% 29% 35% 39% 26% 9% 31% 28% 22% 27% 30% 25% 27% 41%
STAY ABOUT THE SAME 55% 50% 59% 55% 58% 55% 51% 46% 56% 71% 46% 54% 67% 56% 52% 56% 55% 59%
GET SOMEWHAT WORSE 8% 8% 8% 10% 10% 6% 5% 4% 9% 13% 11% 8% 5% 7% 7% 8% 9%  
GET MUCH WORSE 1% 2% 1% 2% 2% 1% 1% 0% 2% 2% 1% 1% 2% 0% 3% 2% 1%  
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 2% 2% 2% 4% 2% 1% 2% 1% 3% 3% 2% 3% 1% 2% 3% 4% 1%  
REFUSED 0%   1%   0%     1% 0%   1%   0%     1% 1%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
How closely have you followed news about the 2016 Vermont Governor's race?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
How closely have you followed news about the 2016 Vermont Governor's race? Very closely 9% 10% 7% 16% 10% 6% 6% 4% 12% 11% 5% 9% 12% 11% 11% 9% 4%  
Somewhat closely 25% 25% 26% 33% 28% 22% 23% 13% 34% 32% 22% 25% 32% 26% 26% 29% 23%  
Not too closely 40% 40% 40% 35% 40% 45% 40% 42% 35% 46% 40% 40% 42% 39% 41% 39% 42% 30%
Not at all 26% 24% 27% 16% 21% 28% 30% 40% 18% 10% 32% 27% 14% 24% 23% 22% 31% 70%
NOT SURE/DON'T KNOW 0%   0%   0%         0%   0%   0%        
REFUSED 0% 0%         0%   0% 0% 0% 0%       0% 0%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Of the two candidates running for the Democratic nomination for Governor, which do you prefer?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Of the two candidates running for the Democratic nomination for Governor, which do you prefer? Sue Minter 11% 10% 12% 8% 11% 15% 7% 6% 15% 13% 10% 11% 11% 11% 9% 15% 9%  
Matt Dunne 19% 20% 19% 15% 21% 21% 20% 18% 20% 18% 20% 19% 18% 18% 19% 18% 22%  
SOMEONE ELSE (SPECIFY) 0% 0%     0%       0%   0%         0%    
NEITHER 18% 22% 14% 41% 19% 6% 18% 15% 19% 23% 25% 17% 14% 18% 21% 17% 17%  
NOT SURE/DON'T KNOW 51% 47% 54% 37% 48% 58% 53% 60% 44% 43% 44% 52% 55% 52% 48% 50% 50% 100%
REFUSED 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 0% 2% 1% 2% 2% 2% 1% 2% 1% 2% 0% 2%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Of the two candidates running for the Republican nomination for Governor, which do you prefer?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Of the two candidates running for the Republican nomination for Governor, which do you prefer? Phil Scott 42% 51% 33% 67% 50% 28% 35% 33% 49% 48% 47% 41% 38% 37% 44% 55% 37%  
Bruce Lisman 4% 4% 4% 7% 4% 3% 3% 4% 3% 6% 5% 3% 4% 6% 4% 4% 1%  
SOMEONE ELSE (SPECIFY) 0% 1%     0%   1% 0%   0% 0% 0%   0% 1%      
NEITHER 13% 10% 17% 1% 10% 20% 15% 11% 14% 16% 10% 11% 22% 15% 12% 11% 14%  
NOT SURE/DON'T KNOW 40% 34% 46% 25% 34% 47% 44% 52% 33% 27% 37% 44% 34% 41% 38% 29% 46% 100%
REFUSED 1% 1% 1%   1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Do you know who you hope to see elected as Vermont's governor in November 2016?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Do you know who you hope to see elected as Vermont's governor in November 2016? YES 29% 37% 21% 51% 30% 19% 30% 18% 35% 40% 30% 28% 29% 27% 29% 35% 26%  
NO 51% 47% 55% 30% 50% 58% 54% 59% 46% 43% 48% 51% 54% 47% 50% 53% 52% 70%
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 20% 16% 24% 19% 20% 22% 16% 23% 19% 16% 22% 21% 16% 25% 20% 12% 21% 30%
REFUSED 0% 1% 0%     1%   0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1%   1% 1% 1%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Who do you hope to see elected Vermont's governor in November 2016?
 
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state  
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont  
Who do you hope to see elected Vermont's governor in November 2016? Sue Minter 12% 6% 23%   8% 42% 5% 9% 13% 14% 4% 13% 21% 11% 10% 15% 12%  
Matt Dunne 15% 13% 17%   12% 30% 22% 15% 18% 8% 4% 18% 17% 15% 8% 10% 24%  
Phil Scott 66% 74% 52% 91% 75% 23% 65% 68% 65% 66% 86% 63% 50% 60% 71% 74% 61%  
Bruce Lisman 3% 3% 5% 9% 2% 3%   2% 3% 6% 3% 2% 6% 8% 4% 1% 1%  
SOMEONE ELSE (SPECIFY) 2% 3%     1%   7% 7%   1% 2% 2% 1% 2% 4%   2%  
NOT SURE/DON'T KNOW 1% 1% 2%   1% 3% 2%   1% 3%   1% 3% 2% 3%      
REFUSED 0%   1%   1%         1%     1% 1%        
Total Unweighted Count 292 188 104 67 110 57 49 48 137 106 77 146 68 65 62 90 75  
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
What do you think should be done to address healthcare in Vermont? Should we...
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
What do you think should be done to address healthcare in Vermont? Should we... Improve and continue with the Vermont Health Connect, the state health care system 20% 18% 22% 13% 21% 26% 12% 25% 18% 14% 17% 23% 16% 20% 20% 22% 19% 70%
Move toward a Single Payer system like Medicare for all 33% 34% 32% 16% 33% 36% 44% 34% 30% 36% 35% 29% 39% 32% 30% 37% 34% 30%
Discard the Vermont State Exchange (Vermont Health Connect) and adopt the Federal Exchange 8% 10% 7% 12% 10% 7% 6% 6% 12% 6% 5% 10% 7% 12% 11% 7% 4%  
Or something else (specify): 19% 22% 16% 34% 19% 11% 23% 19% 21% 14% 20% 19% 17% 20% 19% 15% 21%  
NOT SURE/DON'T KNOW 19% 16% 22% 23% 17% 19% 15% 16% 18% 27% 22% 18% 19% 15% 20% 19% 22%  
REFUSED 1% 1% 1% 1%   1%     1% 2% 2% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Should Doctor Dynasaur - the low-cost or free health care coverage for children under 19 and pregnant women who qualify - be expanded to include everyone under age 27?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Should Doctor Dynasaur - the low-cost or free health care coverage for children under 19 and pregnant women who qualify - be expanded to include everyone under age 27? YES 45% 42% 49% 26% 44% 53% 48% 52% 44% 35% 44% 46% 46% 45% 42% 47% 48%  
NO 40% 43% 36% 64% 40% 31% 41% 38% 41% 42% 41% 41% 36% 41% 42% 37% 39% 70%
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 15% 14% 15% 10% 16% 16% 11% 10% 16% 23% 15% 13% 18% 14% 15% 15% 14% 30%
REFUSED 0% 0%               0%   0%       0%    
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Do you support or oppose passing a law in Vermont to legalize and regulate marijuana for recreational use?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Do you support or oppose passing a law in Vermont to legalize and regulate marijuana for recreational use? SUPPORT LEGALIZATION 55% 59% 51% 29% 54% 61% 68% 68% 51% 34% 54% 58% 48% 57% 52% 55% 55% 70%
OPPOSE LEGALIZATION 32% 28% 35% 56% 33% 29% 18% 19% 35% 53% 32% 31% 34% 29% 33% 32% 34%  
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 13% 12% 14% 14% 13% 10% 13% 12% 13% 13% 12% 11% 16% 13% 14% 13% 11% 30%
REFUSED 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%   1% 0% 1% 0% 2% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
How strongly do you support the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Vermont?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
How strongly do you support the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Vermont? Very strongly 47% 55% 37% 40% 48% 41% 55% 51% 43% 40% 53% 45% 42% 46% 38% 49% 51% 100%
Somewhat strongly 42% 34% 51% 28% 43% 45% 40% 40% 44% 43% 37% 44% 41% 44% 51% 42% 35%  
Not too strongly 10% 10% 9% 26% 7% 14% 5% 7% 13% 13% 9% 8% 17% 9% 9% 7% 13%  
Not at all strongly 1% 0% 2% 3% 2% 0%   1%   4% 1% 2%   1% 1% 2% 1%  
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 0% 1%   4%       1%       0%     1%      
Total Unweighted Count 458 257 201 30 164 148 93 167 197 86 115 237 104 113 88 121 134 2
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
How strongly do you oppose the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Vermont?
 
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state  
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont  
How strongly do you oppose the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Vermont? Very strongly 54% 60% 50% 60% 56% 45% 61% 44% 57% 58% 60% 54% 48% 44% 64% 55% 54%  
Somewhat strongly 30% 25% 34% 28% 33% 34% 27% 45% 25% 27% 26% 31% 34% 42% 21% 31% 27%  
Not too strongly 10% 8% 12% 6% 8% 16% 7% 11% 12% 7% 5% 11% 12% 12% 7% 7% 12%  
Not at all strongly 4% 6% 3% 5% 1% 4% 6%   6% 6% 9% 2% 4%   6% 5% 6%  
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 1% 1% 1% 1% 2%       1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1%  
Total Unweighted Count 316 152 164 75 114 80 30 48 132 133 87 155 74 67 67 84 98  
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Do you approve or disapprove of plans to develop underground power lines to bring electricity from Canada through Vermont?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Do you approve or disapprove of plans to develop underground power lines to bring electricity from Canada through Vermont? APPROVE 42% 54% 31% 59% 43% 35% 40% 38% 46% 40% 44% 44% 34% 45% 48% 38% 37% 41%
DISAPPROVE 25% 23% 27% 17% 24% 29% 26% 26% 25% 21% 31% 23% 21% 18% 26% 26% 29%  
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 33% 23% 42% 23% 32% 35% 33% 35% 28% 39% 25% 32% 44% 35% 26% 36% 34% 59%
REFUSED 0% 0% 0%     0% 1% 0% 0%   0% 0% 0% 1%     0%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
How closely do you follow news about how solar fields and wind turbine locations are determined?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
How closely do you follow news about how solar fields and wind turbine locations are determined? Very Closely 12% 14% 10% 15% 14% 8% 15% 5% 17% 17% 9% 11% 19% 11% 15% 12% 11%  
Closely 30% 32% 27% 25% 33% 29% 31% 24% 33% 37% 25% 31% 34% 27% 30% 30% 32% 41%
Not very closely 41% 41% 41% 37% 42% 44% 41% 49% 36% 35% 39% 44% 38% 43% 40% 40% 41% 30%
Not at all 17% 12% 21% 23% 10% 18% 13% 23% 14% 10% 25% 15% 10% 19% 15% 17% 16% 30%
DON'T KNOW/UNSURE 0% 0% 1%   0% 1%     1% 1% 1% 0%     0% 1% 1%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Would you support the development of a large solar array in your community?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Would you support the development of a large solar array in your community? YES 70% 69% 71% 52% 67% 79% 71% 79% 68% 56% 66% 71% 72% 72% 71% 66% 70% 70%
NO 18% 22% 15% 35% 20% 10% 19% 13% 21% 25% 25% 16% 16% 16% 19% 24% 17% 30%
NOT SURE/DON'T KNOW 11% 9% 14% 12% 13% 10% 9% 9% 11% 19% 10% 12% 12% 12% 10% 10% 13%  
REFUSED 0% 0% 0%   0%         1%   0% 0%     0% 0%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Would you support the development of large wind-power turbines in your community?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Would you support the development of large wind-power turbines in your community? YES 56% 56% 56% 41% 54% 64% 54% 68% 52% 40% 61% 54% 52% 55% 58% 48% 60% 30%
NO 33% 34% 31% 47% 33% 27% 33% 22% 39% 43% 31% 33% 35% 32% 34% 40% 28% 70%
NOT SURE/DON'T KNOW 11% 10% 13% 12% 13% 9% 13% 10% 9% 18% 7% 13% 13% 13% 8% 12% 12%  
REFUSED 0% 0%               0%   0%       0%    
Total Unweighted Count 894 466 428 118 321 258 145 247 382 254 233 444 215 208 183 234 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Do you support, oppose, or have no opinion about the current method Vermont uses to approve the location of renewable energy sites?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Do you support, oppose, or have no opinion about the current method Vermont uses to approve the location of renewable energy sites? SUPPORT 17% 20% 14% 14% 17% 18% 13% 15% 18% 15% 16% 18% 15% 15% 19% 18% 15%  
OPPOSE 27% 31% 22% 33% 34% 20% 24% 16% 32% 37% 25% 25% 34% 22% 29% 29% 28%  
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 57% 49% 64% 53% 49% 62% 63% 68% 50% 48% 59% 58% 51% 63% 52% 53% 57% 100%
Total Unweighted Count 894 466 428 118 321 258 145 248 381 254 232 445 215 208 183 234 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR MORE INFLUENCE BY ENERGY DEVELOPERS
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR MORE INFLUENCE BY ENERGY DEVELOPERS Not selected 100% 99% 100% 100% 100% 100% 99% 100% 99% 99% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 99% 99% 100%
Selected 0% 1% 0%   0% 0% 1%   1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%   1% 1%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR LESS INFLUENCE BY ENERGY DEVELOPERS
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR LESS INFLUENCE BY ENERGY DEVELOPERS Not selected 98% 98% 99% 99% 98% 98% 97% 99% 98% 97% 100% 99% 95% 98% 98% 97% 99% 100%
Selected 2% 2% 1% 1% 2% 2% 3% 1% 2% 3% 0% 1% 5% 2% 2% 3% 1%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR MORE INFLUENCE BY PROPERTY OWNERS
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR MORE INFLUENCE BY PROPERTY OWNERS Not selected 96% 95% 96% 96% 95% 98% 96% 98% 95% 94% 95% 97% 95% 96% 96% 95% 96% 100%
Selected 4% 5% 4% 4% 5% 2% 4% 2% 5% 6% 5% 3% 5% 4% 4% 5% 4%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR LESS INFLUENCE BY PROPERTY OWNERS
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR LESS INFLUENCE BY PROPERTY OWNERS Not selected 100% 100% 100% 99% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 99% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 99% 100%
Selected 0% 0%   1% 0%       0% 1%   0% 0%     0% 1%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR MORE INFLUENCE BY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR MORE INFLUENCE BY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS Not selected 96% 95% 97% 95% 95% 97% 98% 98% 95% 94% 96% 96% 96% 97% 96% 96% 96% 100%
Selected 4% 5% 3% 5% 5% 3% 2% 2% 5% 6% 4% 4% 4% 3% 4% 4% 4%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR LESS INFLUENCE BY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR LESS INFLUENCE BY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS Not selected 99% 99% 100% 99% 99% 99% 100% 100% 99% 98% 100% 100% 98% 100% 100% 99% 99% 100%
Selected 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0%   1% 2% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 1% 1%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR MORE INFLUENCE BY THE COMMUNITY
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR MORE INFLUENCE BY THE COMMUNITY Not selected 84% 82% 85% 82% 79% 88% 86% 91% 79% 78% 84% 85% 81% 85% 81% 84% 83% 100%
Selected 16% 18% 15% 18% 21% 12% 14% 9% 21% 22% 16% 15% 19% 15% 19% 16% 17%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR LESS INFLUENCE BY THE COMMUNITY
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR LESS INFLUENCE BY THE COMMUNITY Not selected 100% 100% 99% 98% 99% 100% 100% 100% 99% 100% 100% 100% 99% 99% 100% 99% 100% 100%
Selected 0% 0% 1% 2% 1%     0% 1% 0%   0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR MORE INFLUENCE BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR MORE INFLUENCE BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD Not selected 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 100% 98% 99% 99% 99% 100% 99% 99% 100%
Selected 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 2% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR LESS INFLUENCE BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Why do you oppose the current method? FAVOR LESS INFLUENCE BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD Not selected 96% 96% 97% 97% 96% 97% 94% 99% 94% 95% 97% 97% 94% 95% 97% 95% 98% 100%
Selected 4% 4% 3% 3% 4% 3% 6% 1% 6% 5% 3% 3% 6% 5% 3% 5% 2%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Why do you oppose the current method? OTHER REASON
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Why do you oppose the current method? OTHER REASON Not selected 94% 92% 95% 91% 91% 96% 95% 96% 94% 90% 94% 94% 93% 96% 94% 92% 93% 100%
Selected 6% 8% 5% 9% 9% 4% 5% 4% 6% 10% 6% 6% 7% 4% 6% 8% 7%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Why do you oppose the current method? DK/REFUSED
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Why do you oppose the current method? DK/REFUSED Not selected 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 100% 99% 99% 99% 99% 99% 100% 100% 99% 99% 99% 100%
Selected 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%   1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Would you support or oppose investing state tax revenue into developing more passenger rail service throughout Vermont?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Would you support or oppose investing state tax revenue into developing more passenger rail service throughout Vermont? SUPPORT 61% 56% 67% 43% 65% 71% 56% 64% 59% 61% 53% 62% 69% 63% 53% 68% 62% 70%
OPPOSE 24% 33% 16% 44% 22% 15% 32% 21% 26% 26% 30% 24% 19% 24% 29% 17% 25%  
IT DEPENDS 3% 3% 3% 4% 3% 3% 1% 2% 4% 4% 3% 3% 4% 2% 6% 3% 2%  
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 11% 8% 15% 9% 10% 11% 11% 13% 11% 9% 15% 11% 8% 10% 12% 12% 11% 30%
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
In your opinion, is Vermont state government doing all it can to address climate change, is it doing too much, or is it not doing enough?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
In your opinion, is Vermont state government doing all it can to address climate change, is it doing too much, or is it not doing enough? DOING ALL IT CAN DO 35% 37% 32% 29% 41% 35% 30% 34% 39% 28% 31% 35% 37% 35% 36% 35% 33% 30%
DOING TOO MUCH 9% 14% 5% 28% 10% 2% 11% 7% 11% 11% 7% 10% 10% 10% 11% 7% 8%  
NOT DOING ENOUGH 39% 34% 43% 23% 33% 48% 44% 44% 33% 39% 39% 40% 36% 40% 37% 36% 41% 41%
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 17% 14% 19% 21% 16% 15% 15% 14% 17% 20% 22% 14% 18% 15% 16% 21% 17% 30%
REFUSED 0% 0% 0%   0%   1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0%   1% 1%  
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
How familiar are you with Act 46? Are you...
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
How familiar are you with Act 46? Are you... Very familiar 13% 9% 17% 12% 14% 16% 10% 9% 17% 14% 4% 10% 31% 12% 17% 13% 12%  
Somewhat familiar 44% 45% 44% 47% 44% 45% 49% 36% 49% 54% 32% 47% 52% 46% 42% 46% 43% 41%
Not at all familiar 42% 46% 39% 41% 42% 39% 41% 56% 34% 31% 64% 42% 17% 42% 40% 41% 45% 59%
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 0% 0% 0%   0% 0%       1%   0% 0% 0%   0%    
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Do you generally support or oppose the state's efforts to encourage consolidation of Vermont's school districts?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Do you generally support or oppose the state's efforts to encourage consolidation of Vermont's school districts? SUPPORT 51% 51% 51% 48% 53% 52% 51% 45% 55% 57% 47% 50% 59% 57% 51% 51% 46% 30%
OPPOSE 29% 30% 27% 37% 29% 27% 30% 33% 26% 23% 29% 30% 24% 25% 28% 30% 32%  
IT DEPENDS 6% 5% 7% 5% 5% 6% 6% 5% 6% 7% 6% 5% 8% 4% 5% 6% 8%  
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 14% 13% 15% 9% 13% 15% 12% 17% 13% 13% 18% 15% 9% 15% 17% 12% 13% 70%
REFUSED 0%   0%   0%       0%   0%         0%    
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Do you support or oppose limiting where someone is allowed to carry a firearm?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Do you support or oppose limiting where someone is allowed to carry a firearm? SUPPORT 58% 50% 66% 47% 55% 70% 55% 49% 66% 63% 50% 54% 78% 67% 49% 57% 58% 70%
OPPOSE 32% 42% 23% 44% 35% 23% 32% 41% 25% 27% 41% 35% 16% 26% 38% 33% 33% 30%
IT DEPENDS 5% 4% 5% 2% 6% 2% 7% 6% 4% 3% 4% 6% 2% 4% 4% 5% 5%  
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 5% 4% 6% 7% 4% 5% 6% 4% 4% 7% 5% 5% 4% 3% 9% 5% 4%  
REFUSED 0% 0% 0%   1%       1%   1%   0% 1% 0%      
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Do you support or oppose requiring a waiting period on gun sales, meaning that the purchaser would have to wait a number of days from the time they purchase a gun until they are allowed to take it home?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Do you support or oppose requiring a waiting period on gun sales, meaning that the purchaser would have to wait a number of days from the time they purchase a gun until they are allowed to take it home? SUPPORT 83% 76% 89% 67% 83% 91% 82% 75% 87% 89% 76% 83% 89% 87% 77% 83% 84% 70%
OPPOSE 13% 19% 7% 27% 12% 8% 13% 18% 10% 9% 21% 11% 8% 9% 19% 11% 12% 30%
IT DEPENDS 3% 4% 1% 3% 4% 0% 2% 4% 2% 1% 2% 3% 2% 2% 3% 3% 3%  
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 2% 1% 2% 3% 1% 1% 3% 3% 1% 2% 1% 3% 1% 1% 2% 3% 2%  
REFUSED 0%   0%   0%       0%   1%     1%        
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3
                                       
VPR / Castleton Town Meeting Day Poll
Do you support or oppose requiring background checks for all gun purchases, including private sales and sales at gun shows?
  Total Gender Party affiliation Respondent age (3 categories) Level of Education Region of the state
Male Female Republican Independent Democrat Other 18 - 44 years old 45 - 64 years old 65 or older High School Diploma or less Education beyond HS up to 4-year College Degree Education beyond 4-year College Degree Chittenden County Northern Vermont Central Vermont Southern Vermont Missing
Do you support or oppose requiring background checks for all gun purchases, including private sales and sales at gun shows? SUPPORT 89% 82% 95% 75% 88% 97% 87% 87% 90% 91% 85% 89% 93% 92% 83% 91% 89% 100%
OPPOSE 9% 15% 3% 22% 9% 2% 10% 10% 8% 8% 12% 9% 5% 6% 12% 6% 11%  
IT DEPENDS 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2% 1%   2% 1% 2% 1% 3% 1% 1%  
NOT SURE/NO OPINION 1% 1% 1% 2% 0% 0% 2% 1% 0% 2% 0% 1% 1%   2% 1%    
REFUSED 0%   0%   0%       0%   1%     1%        
Total Unweighted Count 895 467 428 118 322 258 145 248 382 254 233 445 215 208 183 235 266 3