Commonwealth Foundation Poll
Some interesting takeaways from the Commonwealth Foundation’s April 6 poll of PA voters:
56% of Voters approve of Governor Shapiro's job performance and by large margins approve of Governor Shapiro's bi-partisan proposals to lower taxes and reform the state's permitting process.
Voters do not rate Pennsylvania’s K-12 education system highly; 66 percent gave the system a “C” grade or worse.
An overwhelming majority of voters (77 percent) agreed with the statement: “Pennsylvania has arbitrary school district boundaries that traditionally force underprivileged students into underperforming schools. All kids should have access to the best public schools, regardless of location.
Voters overwhelmingly support proposed referenda ballot measures, including voter identification requirements (77 percent),
Voters approve lowering Pennsylvania’s tax rate on businesses to 4 percent by 2025 to spur economic growth by attracting new companies to the state and encouraging existing businesses to remain in Pennsylvania (77 percent).
A majority of Pennsylvania voters (59 percent) believe the federal government has “too much power.”
84 percent of voters agree that “the federal tax code is rigged with loopholes and complex regulations that only benefit the politically well-connected and people who can afford accountants and tax lawyers.
68 percent say the amount of federal taxes they pay is “too high.”
40 percent of voters approve of President Biden’s job performance; 58 percent disapprove.
46 percent have a favorable opinion of Sen. John Fetterman; 48 percent have a favorable opinion of Sen. Bob Casey.