Federal Government Approval: Handling of the Response to the Coronavirus (April 2020)

Federal Government Approval: Handling of the Response to the Coronavirus (April 2020)

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Approve strongly22%
Approve somewhat27%
Neither approve nor disapprove10%
Disapprove somewhat11%
Disapprove strongly27%
Don't know/No opinion3%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Approve strongly7%9%37%
Approve somewhat13%17%42%
Neither approve nor disapprove9%21%9%
Disapprove somewhat16%13%5%
Disapprove strongly52%33%5%
Don't know/No opinion3%7%2%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Approve strongly1%7%10%
Approve somewhat11%25%10%
Neither approve nor disapprove3%13%10%
Disapprove somewhat19%18%14%
Disapprove strongly65%34%52%
Don't know/No opinion1%3%3%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Approve strongly27%18%49%
Approve somewhat48%52%35%
Neither approve nor disapprove8%15%7%
Disapprove somewhat7%1%6%
Disapprove strongly6%13%2%
Don't know/No opinion3%1%2%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Approve strongly5%14%37%
Approve somewhat11%21%40%
Neither approve nor disapprove6%17%10%
Disapprove somewhat16%16%5%
Disapprove strongly61%27%6%
Don't know/No opinion1%5%3%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Approve strongly1%4%9%
Approve somewhat15%11%7%
Neither approve nor disapprove11%2%7%
Disapprove somewhat17%19%11%
Disapprove strongly56%64%63%
Don't know/No opinion1%0%2%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Approve strongly20%32%48%
Approve somewhat43%47%33%
Neither approve nor disapprove14%12%6%
Disapprove somewhat11%3%4%
Disapprove strongly12%6%3%
Don't know/No opinion2%1%6%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Approve strongly25%17%18%
Approve somewhat30%18%20%
Neither approve nor disapprove6%13%20%
Disapprove somewhat11%14%9%
Disapprove strongly27%30%27%
Don't know/No opinion1%7%6%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Approve strongly20%23%
Approve somewhat29%25%
Neither approve nor disapprove9%11%
Disapprove somewhat10%12%
Disapprove strongly29%25%
Don't know/No opinion2%4%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Approve strongly24%18%27%
Approve somewhat20%29%31%
Neither approve nor disapprove9%9%15%
Disapprove somewhat10%13%7%
Disapprove strongly32%29%16%
Don't know/No opinion4%2%4%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Approve strongly11%19%24%30%
Approve somewhat25%24%28%30%
Neither approve nor disapprove12%12%10%7%
Disapprove somewhat16%10%12%7%
Disapprove strongly30%31%25%25%
Don't know/No opinion6%4%2%1%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Approve strongly32%24%20%24%20%21%
Approve somewhat31%28%27%23%29%25%
Neither approve nor disapprove10%14%11%16%6%4%
Disapprove somewhat5%6%12%15%13%14%
Disapprove strongly20%22%27%21%32%37%
Don't know/No opinion2%6%4%1%1%0%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Approve strongly32%18%8%11%
Approve somewhat29%33%25%14%
Neither approve nor disapprove10%16%10%4%
Disapprove somewhat9%12%12%14%
Disapprove strongly16%21%45%53%
Don't know/No opinion4%1%1%4%

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CategoryThe Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.Don't know.
Approve strongly35%23%6%12%
Approve somewhat31%33%16%17%
Neither approve nor disapprove10%13%6%19%
Disapprove somewhat7%11%16%9%
Disapprove strongly13%20%55%34%
Don't know/No opinion4%1%2%9%

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