Monday, January 15, 2018

MOScout Weekly Poll: Toplines

Survey conducted January 13 through January 14, 2018. 1,002 likely voters participated in the survey. Survey weighted to match expected turnout demographics for the 2018 General Election. Margin of Error is +/-3.09%. Totals do not always equal 100% due to rounding. Survey conducted by Remington Research Group on behalf of Missouri Scout.

Q: What is your opinion of Eric Gretiens?

Favorable: 32%

Unfavorable: 47%

No opinion: 21%

Q: How much have you seen, read or heard recently about Eric Greitens?

A lot: 63%

Just some: 31%

Nothing at all: 6%

Q: Thinking about what you've seen, read or heard. Was the information you saw, read or heard generally positive, negative or neutral?

Positive: 11%

Negative: 72%

Neutral: 17%

Q: A story recently broke detailing an extramarital affair by Governor Eric Greitens. The ex-husband of the woman Greitens was involved with claims Greitens blackmailed the woman with sexual photos. Greitens admits the affair but denies the allegations of blackmail and the woman refuses to talk about the issue. Who do you believe? The ex-husband of the woman or Eric Greitens?

Ex-husband: 38%

Eric Greitens: 37%

Neither: 15%

Not sure: 10%

Q: Do you think Eric Greitens should resign from office?

Yes: 37%

No: 43%

Not sure: 20%



DMA              %

Columbia         8%

Joplin   3%

Kansas City     24%

Kirksville         1%

Cape Girardeau           5%

Hannibal          1%

Springfield      15%

St. Joseph        2%

St. Louis          41%


PARTY           %

Republican      44%

Democrat        35%

Non-Partisan   21%


GENDER       %

Female 53%

Male    47%


AGE    %

18-29   7%

30-39   12%

40-49   13%

50-69   43%

70+      25%



White  87%

African-American       9%

Other   4%


I’ll put the full results in a PDF with tomorrow’s update.



One week ago

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of Eric Greitens’ job performance as Governor of Missouri?

Approve: 42%

Disapprove: 41%

Unsure: 17%


Lobbyists Registrations

Ali Baumhoer added Association Of Missouri Electric Cooperatives.

Jeffrey Brooks, Sarah Topp, William Gamble, Jorgen Schlemeier, David Jackson, Cynthia Gamble, Kathryn Gamble added Christian Horizons.

Jeannie Martin Dudenhoeffer added Missouri National Education Association.

L.P. Hamilton added Bi-State Development Agency, Great St. Louis, Lexington Law, Progrexion ASG, The Globe Building, and Missouri Council for a Better Economy.

Henrio E Thelemaque added Missouri Pharmacy Association.

Heath Clarkston and Harry Gallagher added Property Casualty Insurers Association of America.


$5K+ Contributions

A Better Missouri Political Action Committee - $6,000 from Anheuser-Busch Cos.

PT-PAC OF MISSOURI - $10,000 from Mark Kaufman.

CLEAN Missouri - $250,000 from MOVE Ballot Fund.

Professional Firefighters of Central St. Louis County PAC - $15,000 from Professional Firefighters of University Shop Acct.