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48% of voters say at least somewhat likely Trump will get fair Senate trial
40% of voters, on the other hand, say it is not likely that former president Trump will get a fair Senate impeachment trial.
54% of voters don’t believe climate change policies should cost jobs
On the contrary, 47% of voters believe climate change policies should be strenghtened no matter the cost of jobs or economic hardship.
39% of voters say teachers refusing to teach in person should be fired, suspended
This is in contrast to 45% of voters who believe that teachers should be allowed to continue teaching virtually if they refuse to teach in person.
Voters evenly divided on reason why COVID restrictions are being lifted
41% of voters say COVID-19 restrictions are being loosened because of new scientific data, whereas 41% say that it is because of partisan politics, now that Trump is out of office and Biden is president.
53% of voters say schools should be opened for in-person learning
31% of voters disagree in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, with 42% of Democrats also saying schools should remain closed, compared to 19% of Republicans.
Only 24% of voters believe U.S. will be more unified in a year
Voters are rather pessimistic about the unity of America in the upcoming year.