Washington Post-University of Maryland poll of Maryland residents

Poll Questions

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Larry Hogan is handling his job as governor of Maryland?

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Larry Hogan is handling the economy ?

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Larry Hogan is handling taxes ?

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Larry Hogan is handling education ?

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Larry Hogan is handling Heroin and opioid abuse in Maryland ?

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Maryland state legislature is doing its job?

Q: Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of the Democratic Party in Maryland?

Q: Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of the Republican Party in Maryland?

Q: Thinking about Maryland's governor's race in 2018... if Larry Hogan ran for re-election as governor, do you think you would vote for him OR for the candidate nominated by the Democratic Party? (Click for detailed responses, including among registered voters)

Q: Which of the following issues do you want Maryland's governor and state legislature to work hardest on: (the state budget), (the state economy), (public education), (transportation and infrastructure), (drug abuse), (taxes) or something else?

Q: Would you support or oppose requiring companies with at least FIFTEEN employees to provide five days of paid sick leave each year to full-time employees? (Half sample)

Q: Would you support or oppose requiring companies with at least FIFTY employees to provide five days of paid sick leave each year to full-time employees? (Half sample)

Q: Do you think companies with FEWER THAN FIFTY employees should or should not receive a tax benefit for providing paid sick leave to employees?

Q: Governor Hogan's budget proposal includes $1.3 billion for mental health and substance abuse services. Would you support or oppose increasing this budget to provide more long-term residential treatment for opioid/heroin addiction in Maryland? AMONG THOSE WHO SUPPORT BUDGET INCREASE: Would you support increasing spending on long-term addition care by up to $10 million, $10 million to under $50 million or $50 million or more?

Q: To the best of your knowledge, do you have any family or close friends who are or have been addicted to prescription pain pills or heroin, or not?

Q: Based on what you've read or heard, how big a problem is corruption in state government in Maryland? A big problem, a small problem or not a problem?

Q: Do you think corruption is a big problem in the [NAME county] government, a small problem, or not a problem at all?

Q: Should local police take an active role in identifying undocumented or illegal immigrants, or should enforcement be left mainly to the federal authorities?

Q: If local police become more active in identifying undocumented immigrants for potential deportation, do you think this will improve compliance with immigration laws, or not?

Q: If local police become more active in identifying undocumented immigrants for potential deportation, do you think this will make undocumented immigrants reluctant to inform police of crime, or not?

Q: How would you rate the Metro rail subway system in the Washington D.C. region - excellent, good, not-so-good or poor?

Q: In the past five years, do you think the Metro rail system has gotten better, gotten worse, or stayed about the same?

Q: In the next five years, do you think the Metro rail system will get better, get worse or stay about the same?

Q: Would you support or oppose increasing funding for Metro from Maryland, Virginia and D.C., paid for by raising taxes or cutting other programs?

Q: Would you support or oppose increasing fares for riding Metro trains and buses?

Q: Would you support or oppose reducing the frequency of Metro trains and buses?

Q: Would you support or oppose creating a sales tax in the D.C. region that would directly fund Metro?

Q: Would you support or oppose a new property tax on buildings and homes located close to Metro rail stations?

Q: As you may know, president Trump signed a new executive order blocking entry to the United States by citizens from Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, Syria and Libya for 90 days. Do you support or oppose Trump's executive order?

Q: (AMONG THOSE WHO OPPOSE TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDER) Do you think it is absolutely necessary that Governor Hogan speak out in opposition to Trump's executive order, or is it not absolutely necessary?

Q: Trump's executive order blocking entry to U.S. by citizens from Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, Syria and Libya for 90 days Support/Oppose NET

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