by– DemFromCT for Daily Kos
Tue Feb 22, 2011 at 09:30 AM EST
A new pair of AFL-CIO polls out from GQRR show support for the protestors and dropping numbers for Gov Scott Walker. Mark Blumenthal covers the issue:
New polling conducted for the AFL-CIO and shared with The Huffington Post shows Wisconsin voters siding with the state workers, unions and protestors by large majorities and expressing net disapproval of Republican Governor Scott Walker.
While Mark covers some of the confounders (partisan poll, union sponsored), he also notes
In this case, however, the ratings of Walker and his budget and collective bargaining proposal are roughly comparable to an automated survey conducted in Wisconsin last week by WeAskAmerica, a for-profit subsidiary of Illinois Manufacturer’s Association (an organization that has endorsed Republican candidates for state office in Illinois).
Also of interst is this tracking poll: