Minnesota Poll results: Legalizing marijuana

  • By: STAR TRIBUNE
  • Updated: February 17, 2014 - 9:27 PM

The Star Tribune Minnesota Poll surveyed 800 Minnesota adults Feb. 10-12, 2014. Respondents were reached on both landlines and cell phones. The poll has a margin of sampling error of 3.5 percentage points, plus or minus.

QUESTION: Do you support or oppose legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes in Minnesota?

REGIONSUPPORTOPPOSEUNDECIDED
STATEWIDE51%41%8%
Hennepin/Ramsey55%31%14%
Metro suburbs54%41%5%
Rest of state45%50%5%
GENDER SUPPORTOPPOSEUNDECIDED
Men51%44%5%
Women51%39%10%
AGE SUPPORTOPPOSEUNDECIDED
18-3460%32%8%
35-4951%42%7%
50-6456%35%9%
65+31%61%8%
INCOMESUPPORTOPPOSEUNDECIDED
Under $50,00060%32%8%
$50,000+52%41%7%
PARTY IDSUPPORTOPPOSEUNDECIDED
DFL/Democrat77%17%6%
Republican23%69%8%
Independent/other44%47%9%
None/refused 44%43%13%
REGISTERED VOTER?SUPPORTOPPOSEUNDECIDED
Yes51%42%7%
No50%40%10%
USED POT?SUPPORTOPPOSEUNDECIDED
Yes76%21%3%
No40%51%9%

QUESTION: Do you think Minnesota should or should not follow the example of Colorado and legalize marijuana for recreational use?

REGIONSHOULDSHOULD NOTNOT SURE
STATEWIDE30%63%7%
Hennepin/Ramsey33%51%16%
Metro suburbs30%67%3%
Rest of state27%71%2%
GENDERSHOULDSHOULD NOTNOT SURE
Men33%61%6%
Women27%66%7%
AGE SHOULDSHOULD NOTNOT SURE
18-3443%49%8%
35-4930%64%6%
50-6432%61%7%
65+11%84%5%
INCOMESHOULDSHOULD NOTNOT SURE
Under $50,00037%57%6%
$50,000+31%63%6%
PARTY IDSHOULDSHOULD NOTNOT SURE
DFL/Democrat54%38%8%
Republican11%86%3%
Independent/other19%73%8%
None/refused15%77%8%
REGISTERED VOTER?SHOULDSHOULD NOTNOT SURE
Yes31%62%7%
No23%70%7%
USED POT?SHOULDSHOULD NOTNOT SURE
Yes61%33%6%
No17%76%7%

QUESTION: Have you ever used marijuana?

REGIONYESNOREFUSED
STATEWIDE26%69%5%
Hennepin/Ramsey32%66%2%
Metro suburbs22%71%7%
Rest of state23%71%6%
GENDERYESNOREFUSED
Men33%61%6%
Women19%77%4%
AGE YESNOREFUSED
18-3437%59%4%
35-4924%74%2%
50-6432%57%11%
65+9%90%1%
INCOMEYESNOREFUSED
Under $50,00029%67%4%
$50,000+26%70%4%
PARTY IDYESNOREFUSED
DFL/Democrat39%59%2%
Republican9%84%7%
Independent/other27%68%5%
None/refused21%74%5%
REGISTERED VOTER?YESNOREFUSED
Yes26%69%5%
No26%71%3%

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