Mixed Arizona Marijuana Polls Raise Questions About Legalization Ballot Measure’s Prospects

Mixed Arizona Marijuana Polls Raise Questions About Legalization Ballot Measure’s Prospects

Reform advocates are anxious to see how a marijuana legalization initiative in Arizona will fare this November. But predicting the outcome is complicated by a new pair of dueling polls that show mixed results. The campaign behind the legalization measure, Smart and Safe Arizona, shared an internal poll on Wednesday with Marijuana Moment that showed 57 percent of likely voters in support for the effort, with 38 percent in opposition. The survey, which was conducted September 24-29, shows that 83 percent of supporters say they are certain to vote for the measure. Opposition was just as certain, however, by a margin of 82 percent to 12 percent. Seventy-two percent of Democrats support the legal cannabis initiative, as do 70 percent of independents and 42 percent of Republicans. Via Smart and Safe Arizona. But while those results are largely consistent with several surveys this year have shown varying degrees of majority support for adult-use legalization among Arizona voters, a separate poll released on Tuesday that’s being touted by opponents indicates that the margin is slimmer than advocates would hope—with 46 percent of respondents saying they want the policy change and 45 percent saying they don’t. #AZPOP #POLL: Support for legalizing Marijuana in the State of Arizona Yes: 46% No: 45% Unsure: 9% n= 600 LVs, MOE +/- 4.0%, Survey Conducted 9/8- 9/10 Read our full analysis here: https://t.co/ofCA0ieH6g pic.twitter.com/8lGykiJo45 — OHPI (@OHPredictive) September 29, 2020 When the same firm, OH Predictive Insights (OHPI), conducted a poll asking the same basic question…

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