Web Poll Results

Total responses: 7,461    Return to Color View


Do you feel the State’s earthquake response was:

Better than expected: 3,426 (46%) ~ Satisfactory: 3,047 (41%) ~ Disappointing: 224 (3%) ~ Unsure: 702 (9%)

Do you support or oppose building alternative transportation routes such as the Knik Arm Bridge or the Juneau Road Access project provided that Federal gasoline tax funds are available to offset a majority of the cost?

Strongly Support: 1,929 (26%) ~ Somewhat Support: 2,050 (28%) ~ Somewhat Oppose: 1,248 (17%) ~ Strongly Oppose: 2,091 (29%)

Do you support or oppose the Legislature holding session on the road system?

Strongly Support: 2,807 (39%) ~ Somewhat Support: 2,257 (31%) ~ Somewhat Oppose: 998 (14%) ~ Strongly Oppose: 1,137 (16%)

Do you feel the State’s public safety response is generally:

Better than expected: 712 (10%) ~ Satisfactory: 3,928 (53%) ~ Disappointing: 2,279 (31%) ~ Unsure: 460 (6%)

After responsible spending reductions are made, do you support or oppose payment of a larger Permanent Fund Dividend even if it means less money for schools, roads and troopers?

Strongly Support: 1,854 (25%) ~ Somewhat Support: 955 (13%) ~ Somewhat Oppose: 1,015 (14%) ~ Strongly Oppose: 3,560 (48%)

In your opinion is current state spending too high, about right or too low?:

Too Low: 2,231 (31%) ~ About Right: 2,043 (28%) ~ Too High: 3,031 (41%)

K-12 Education Funding is:

Too Low: 3,762 (51%) ~ About Right: 861 (12%) ~ Too High: 1,016 (14%) ~ I care about results: 1,498 (20%) ~ Unsure: 270 (4%)

If all environmental safeguards are met, do you support or oppose development of Pebble mine?

Strongly Support: 1,936 (26%) ~ Somewhat Support: 965 (13%) ~ Somewhat Oppose: 829 (11%) ~ Strongly Oppose: 3,677 (50%)

The Department of Interior is pursuing oil and gas lease sales in a small portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Do you support or oppose this action?

Strongly Support: 3,046 (41%) ~ Somewhat Support: 1,066 (14%) ~ Somewhat Oppose: 700 (9%) ~ Strongly Oppose: 2,598 (35%)

Do you support or oppose the Trump Administration’s trade tariffs policy with China?

Strongly Support: 2,042 (28%) ~ Somewhat Support: 1,116 (15%) ~ Somewhat Oppose: 1,197 (16%) ~ Strongly Oppose: 2,926 (40%)

Even though the survey response set is large, it may not be an accurate representation of all Alaskans. For example, only Alaskans with internet access were able to respond.

397 duplicate and out-of-state submissions were purged from the final tally

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