New poll shows majority of Americans, Democrat and Republican, disapprove of protests against stay-at-home orders.

  • The new poll was conducted April 30 – May 4 by AP-NORC and polled 1,0002 adults.
  • Sampling error for all respondents is plus or minus 4.2 percentage points.
  • 55% of Americans disapprove of protests that have popped up in some states.
  • 31% approve of the protests.
  • 67% of Democrats disapproved. 51% of Republicans disapproved.
  • 32% of Republicans approved. 25% of Democrats approved.
  • 71% of Americans favor requiring people to stay in their homes except for essential errands, down from 80% a week earlier.
  •  67% of Americans now say they favor requiring bars and restaurants to close, down from 76% in the earlier poll.