GoLocal Statewide Poll: Just 13% of Rhode Islanders ‘Strongly Support’ Funding the PawSox Stadium
Friday, June 08, 2018
Kate Nagle, GoLocal News Editor
|PawSox owners garner little support for their $40 million ask|
Just 13 percent of Rhode Islanders ‘strongly support’ public financing and on 33 percent overall support state funding.
The poll question asked, “The Rhode Island General Assembly is in the process of negotiating a $40 million public financing deal with the Pawtucket Red Sox for a new stadium, hoping to bring a vote before the House and Senate this summer.
In general, do you favor or oppose the use of public funds to help finance a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox?”
Net: Favor 33%
Strongly favor 13%
Somewhat favor 21%
Net: Oppose 59%
Somewhat oppose 21%
Strongly oppose 38%
Don't know 8%
|John Della Volpe of Harvard|
Della Volpe is Director of Polling at Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics.