Goucher Poll: Marylanders support $15 minimum wage, legalizing recreational marijuana

Posted at 6:10 AM, Sep 18, 2018

A new Goucher poll looks at some of the key issues in Maryland as election day gets closer.

Among the 831 Marylanders surveyed, 64% of them approve of Governor Larry Hogan. 

When it comes to increasing the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour, 71% of Marylanders feel it should happen. 25% oppose it. 

As for the state's taxes, 56% of the people surveyed feel taxes they pay are too high.

Obamacare was another topic that came up in the survey. 60% of those surveyed hold a favorable opinion of the Affordable Care Act. 

On the issue of legalizing marijuana, 62% of Marylanders polled support it for recreational use. 

Looking at President Trump, only 23% of people surveyed approve of the job he's done in office.

Click here for the full results of the poll.