MOScout Weekly Poll - SOTS

Survey conducted January 23 – January 24, 2015. 727 likely voters participated in the survey. Survey weighted to match expected turnout demographics for the 2016 General Election. Margin of Error is +/-3.6%. Totals do not always equal 100% due to rounding. Survey conducted by Remington Research Group on behalf of Missouri Scout.

 

Q: Governor Nixon outlined a strategy for trading with Cuba. The Governor is proposing a strategy to export Missouri’s agricultural product to Cuba. Do you support or oppose a proactive agricultural trade strategy with Cuba?

Support……….46%

Oppose………..40%

Don’t know….14%

 

Q: Remaining on the topic of agriculture, the Governor claims that $1 BILLION in value is leaving the state of Missouri in the form of cattle processing. The Governor is proposing spending $1.2 MILLION to research new ways to make Missouri’s cattle industry more profitable. Do you support or oppose spending $1.2 MILLION to research new ways to make Missouri’s cattle industry more profitable?

Support……….42%

Oppose………..49%

Don’t know……9%

 

Q: The Governor stated that by 2017 Missouri will not have enough revenue to match federal highway dollars. Proposals include a toll road on Interstate 70 and increasing the gas tax. In order to maintain Missouri roads, would you support the toll road, raising the gas tax, cutting money from other portions of the budget or doing nothing?

Toll road………………….34%

Raise gas tax……………25%

Cut budget………………32%

Do nothing……………..…9%

 

Q: Missouri currently has a Triple A credit rating. The Governor is proposing using that credit rating to make investments in public education. The Governor stated that he is requesting $150 MILLION for K through 12 education. Which would you consider a higher priority, preserving Missouri’s Triple A credit rating or funding K through 12 education with $150 MILLION?

Preserve Triple A Credit…………..39%

Fund K-12 Education……………….48%

Don’t know……………………………..14%