SB 5 outlook looks grim in latest poll
Voters say they like some parts of law; Kasich's ratings slide
Ohio's collective-bargaining law would be crushed out of existence if the vote were today, a new poll shows.
Senate Bill 5 trails by 24 points, 56 percent to 32 percent, in the Quinnipiac Poll released yesterday. The measure, which limits collective bargaining by government employees, is losing big among all demographic groups except Republicans, and across all regions of the state.
But, of course, Ohio elections are held in the chill of November, not the heat of July.
And the volatility of an off-year election could change a lot in the next 2 1/2 months, said Peter Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute ... more
BY DARREL ROWLAND from the THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH