Michigan's primary election is scheduled for Feb. 28. Ahead of election day, The Glengariff Group, Inc. conducted a 500-sample, live operator telephone survey of registered Michigan voters likely to vote in the state's Feb. 28 Republican Presidential Primary Election. The survey was conducted on February 11-13 and has a margin of error of +/-4.38% with a 95% level of confidence.  This survey was commissioned by the WDIV Local 4 and the Detroit News.

QUESTION:

One idea being discussed is to make Michigan a Right to Work state.  A right to work state means that nobody could be required to join a union to hold a specific job.

Supporters argue that making Michigan a right to work state would allow the state to compete with other states that are right to work states. 

Opponents argue that it is nothing more than a political move to destroy unions and the protections they offer to workers. 

Do you support or oppose an effort to turn Michigan into a Right to Work state? 

ASK:  WOULD THAT BE STRONGLY SUPPORT/OPPOSE OR JUST SOMEWHAT SUPPORT/OPPOSE?

                                 Strongly      Somewhat      Somewhat      Strongly       Neither        Don’t

                                 Support        Support           Oppose        Oppose                            Know

UP/North                     55.4%              13.5%              9.5%                12.2%              5.4%                4.1%

West                            60.0%              12.9%              4.3%                11.4%              4.3%                7.1%

Southwest                    45.8%              14.6%              0.0%                27.1%              6.3%                6.3%

Mid                              35.6%              8.9%                28.9%              11.1%              4.4%                2.2%

E Central                      38.3%              21.3%              12.8%              12.8%              6.4%                8.5%

Oakland                       60.2%              12.0%              3.6%                12.0%              9.6%                2.4%

Macomb                      42.5%              10.0%              5.0%                27.5%              2.5%                12.5%

Wayne                         48.0%              12.0%              2.0%                20.0%              10.0%              8.0%

Rem of MSA                65.1%              4.7%                9.3%                18.6%              2.3%                0.0%

 

right-to-work

Conservative                61.4%              12.7%              4.1%                9.7%                6.4%                5.2%

Moderate                     57.9%              14.1%              6.3%                9.4%                3.1%                9.4%

Tea Party                     60.5%              11.6%              4.0%                12.4%              6.8%                4.5%

 

GOP                            60.2%              13.1%              4.5%                10.2%              5.7%                6.0%