KSTP/SurveyUSA poll: Vaccine, testing mandates unpopular among Minnesotans

[anvplayer video=”5087462″ station=”998128″]

(ABC 6 News) – In a new ABC 6 News poll conducted by KSTP/Survey USA , Minnesotans are sharing their overall approval ratings for Governor Tim Walz and president Biden and how they’ve handled the Coronavirus pandemic.

Out of 690 adult Minnesotans 15 percent of voters, said they strongly approve of the job President Joe Biden has done so far, while 25 percent somewhat approve and just over 50 percent say they either somewhat or strongly disapprove.

When it comes to the way Minnesota Governor Tim Walz is handling the Coronavirus, 49 percent said they approve of the job Governor Walz has done so far, while 44 percent say they either somewhat or strongly disapprove.

When asked if the voters have ever been vaccinated for the Coronavirus, 70 percent said yes, while 26 percent said no.

As for the likelihood of receiving an additional COVID vaccination as a booster shot, 61 percent said they have already been boosted, 20 percent said very likely, while 10 percent said they were either somewhat or very unlikely to get boosted.

Voters were asked which public school students if any, should require to be vaccinated against the Coronavirus. For students in grades K-5, 35 percent said yes, while 65 percent said no.

When it came to students in grades 6 through 8, 46 percent of voters said yes, and 54 percent said no. As for students in grades 9 through 12, it was pretty split down the middle with 51 percent yes, and 49 percent no.