Tennesseans for Conservative Action surveyed 822 Tennesseans on the evenings of August 28 and August 29, 2017 who self-identified as likely to vote in the August 2018 Republican primary. The margin of error is +/- 3.42%.

GOVERNOR’S RACE

  • Beavers, 5.6%
  • Black, 13.9%
  • Boyd, 11.6%
  • Harwell, 7.4%
  • Lee, 3.3%
  • White, 0.7%
  • Undecided, 57.4%

ON THE ISSUES

EDUCATION
Our findings indicate that 50% voters support education savings accounts and 14.4% oppose them. Both sides have work to do to inform Tennesseans on the issue as 34.5% need more information or are unsure on the policy.

GOVERNMENT REGULATION
Our findings indicate that an overwhelming 82.6% of voters want government to get out of the way and allow Tennessee businesses to decide when to be open or closed, versus 5.7% who believe government has a role to play deciding when businesses should be open or closed.

 OPIOIDS
Our findings indicate that 24% of voters know someone who is struggling with opioid addiction. Our findings also indicate that voters who have a personal connection to opioid addiction hold the prescribers most responsible (46%), followed by manufacturers (13%).  Pharmacies (3%), distributors (1%) and local government (5%) together are held responsible by less than 10% of those surveyed who are connected to the crisis.

WINE IN GROCERY STORES
Our findings indicate that only 18.2% of voters believe wine in grocery stores has been a bad thing for Tennessee.

See more findings from our poll here.

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