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Sunday, May 14, 2006

Minnesota Poll on the Stadium

Overall, Minnesota voters oppose public funding for stadiums. This sentiment is especially strong among female voters and independents. You can view the results here.

Sid Hartman is having a cow.

There is more approval for the metro transit/stadium tax than the Hennepin County stadium only tax. (38 approve of the Hennepin County Stadium tax plan and 55% disapprove, while with the metro transit/stadium tax, 45% approve and 49% disapprove). Dean Johnson was claiming this shows that the far right and the far left oppose the stadiums. Actually the poll results showed that Independents were especially opposed to public funding for stadiums.

78% of the public believe that a referendum should be included with the Hennepin County stadium plan.