Nearly half of all voters favor confirming Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

Both those supporting and opposing the confirmation have risen by 10 percentage points since a poll conducted on Sept. 26.

Updated: October 9, 2020 - 11:18am

A near-majority of U.S. voters are in favor of the Senate's confirming Amy Coney Barrett as the newest member of the Supreme Court, according to a new Just the News Daily Poll with Scott Rasmussen.

Among respondents, 47% favor Barrett's confirmation either "strongly" or "somewhat." (Of those, 33% are "strongly" in favor of it.) 

Just 9% of voters are "somewhat opposed" to the confirmation, while 31% are "strongly" against it. 

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Would you favor or oppose confirming Amy Coney Barret as the newest member of the Supreme Court?
Just the News Daily Poll
With Scott Rasmussen

Support for and opposition to the nomination have each risen 10 percentage points since a poll conducted by Scott Rasmussen online on Sept. 26. In that poll, 37% supported confirmation of Barrett, with 30% opposed and 33% not sure.

The survey of 1,200 Registered Voters was conducted by Scott Rasmussen using a mixed mode approach from Oct. 1-3, 2020.

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