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45% of Republicans support a universal vaccine mandate, as do a strong majority of Americans, a new poll shows

Posted On: Oct 26, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

45% of Republicans support a universal vaccine mandate, as do a strong majority of Americans, a new poll shows

Summary List Placement More than four-in-10 Republicans support a universal COVID-19 vaccine mandate, according to a new survey conducted by The COVID States Project.
The survey also found that a strong majority of Americans would support a universal vaccine mandate across the US. Most Americans supported a vaccine requirement for getting on a plane, as well as requiring one for allowing children to go back to school , and mandating one for college students to go back to university .
Republicans were the only subgroup in which a majority did not support a universal mandate. Comparatively, 84% of Democrats support a universal mandate, the poll showed.
The survey of 20,669 people was conducted across all 50 states and Washington, DC, from June 9 to July 7.
Polling has consistently shown that Republican voters are among the most hesitant Americans when it comes to getting vaccinated. Meanwhile, GOP politicians in Washington continue to push misinformation on vaccines, as they rail...

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