National Survey of
1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted February 18-19, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How closely have you followed news reports about the Wisconsin governor’s effort to limit collective bargaining rights for most state employees?
2* Does the average public employee in your state earn more than the average private sector worker in your state, less than the average private sector worker in your state or do they earn about the same amount?
3* Should teachers, firemen and policemen be allowed to go on strike?
4* In the dispute between the governor and the union workers, do you agree more with the governor or the union for teachers and other state employees?
5* Would you favor or oppose reducing your state government payroll 1% a year for 10 years, either by reducing the number of state employees or by cutting the pay of state workers?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence