Thursday, July 29, 2010

Reposting: story: Poll finds support for Proposition C

St. Louis Post Dispatch:

To read the full story by Tony Messenger, click here.

"...Republicans overwhelmingly said yes to the proposition, 67 percent to 16 percent, with 17 percent undecided. Democrats said no, 48 percent to 27 percent, with 25 percent undecided.
The heavy Republican opposition, combined with an expected heavy GOP turnout Aug. 3, leads to the likelihood that Proposition C will pass easily, said pollster Brad Coker, managing director of Mason-Dixon Polling & Research.
Even if the proposal passes, legal experts say the question of whether Missourians could really opt out of the federal health insurance mandate will be settled in court.
Supporters of Proposition C have pitched it as a referendum on President Barack Obama.
And in that regard, poll respondents were clear: They are unhappy with the president..."