Poll: Support for BLM, Biden growing

According to a Marquette University poll conducted June 14–18 – prior to destructive protests in Madison that caused damage to two statues – 61% of Wisconsinites support ongoing Black Lives Matter protests across the nation and 36% disapprove.

Among Black respondents, 74% approve of the protests, while 81% of Hispanic respondents approve and 59% of white respondents approve.

The poll also showed Joe Biden widening his lead with 49% support to 41% for President Donald Trump. Ten percent of respondents said they would not vote for either candidate.