What Missourians Think of Roe v. Wade, COVID-19 and Student Debt Cancellation
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) — An exclusive SurveyUSA poll conducted for KY3 and several other television stations examines what Missourians think about several big issues.
The poll found that 46% of Missourians polled disagreed with the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The poll also concluded that 35% of respondents agree with the decision and 19% are unsure.
Regarding potential increases in COVID-19 cases in the coming months, 30% of respondents say they are somewhat worried and 18% say they are very worried. 27% said they weren’t very worried and 21% said they weren’t worried at all.
The pollsters also asked respondents what they thought about the cancellation of student loans. 25% of respondents asked for support in canceling all student loan debt for all Americans. 17% said student loans should be forgiven for all low-income Americans. Among those polled, 11% support some student debt relief for all Americans and 10% support the cancellation of some student loans for low-income Americans. The largest percentage of respondents, 28%, said they did not support any student loan forgiveness, while 9% said they were unsure.
In addition, the survey asked respondents what they think of the filibuster. There have been discussions from time to time to make it more difficult to filibuster a bill or to eliminate the filibuster entirely. 33% of respondents said they would leave the filibuster aside, 17% say it is harder to filibuster, 21% want the filibuster to be eliminated entirely, and 29% said they weren’t sure.
About the SurveyUSA Survey
For questions regarding Roe v. Wade, COVID-19, and student loan forgiveness, SurveyUSA surveyed 1,000 Missouri adults online between September 14 and September 18, 2022.
For the question regarding filibuster, SurveyUSA interviewed 1,000 Missouri adults online between September 14 and September 18, 2022. Of these, 830 respondents were identified as registered voters and were interviewed.
The sample was provided by Lucid Holdings LLC. of New Orleans. The pool was weighted according to US Census targets for gender, age, race, education and home ownership.
The survey was conducted exclusively for GRAY Television’s Missouri stations (KMOV-TV in St. Louis, KCTV-TV in Kansas City, KYTV-TV in Springfield, KFVS-TV in Cape Girardeau, WGEM-TV in Quincy, IL and KYOU-TV in Ottumwa, IA), and for KRCG-TV in Jefferson City and KOAM-TV in Pittsburg, KS
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