Thirty-eight percent of Ohio voters think SB 5 should be kept, compared to 32 percent in July. Fifty-one percent of Ohio voters think SB 5 should be repealed, compared to 56 percent in July.
The margin of error for the poll released today is +/- 2.7 percentage points. The margin of error for the July poll was +/- 2.4 percentage points.
Canned quote from Peter Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute:
“Support for repealing the bill in the November referendum has dropped from a 24-point to a 13-point margin. Backers of SB 5 have only six weeks to make up the difference, although public opinion appears to be moving in their direction.”
When the pollsters asked people whether they thought collective bargaining for public employees should be limited–without mentioning repealing SB 5–the results were similar: More people supported limiting collective bargaining this month than back in July. The percentage of people opposing limiting collective bargaining wasn’t different (given the poll’s margin of error).