Wisconsin voters polled on Foxconn, guns, and President Trump

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MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WBAY) - Wisconsin voters have weighed in Foxconn, guns, President Donald Trump, and Governor Scott Walker in the latest Marquette University Law School poll.

The poll surveyed 800 registered Wisconsin voters between Feb. 25 and March 1.

FOXCONN

The poll indicates voters are not convinced about the promised economic benefits of the Foxconn technology plant going up in Racine County.

The state has agreed to give the Taiwanese company nearly $3 billion in tax incentives to build in Wisconsin. The deal requires Foxconn to create 13,000 new jobs.

Here are results of the poll:

FOXCONN'S WORTH

--49 percent say Wisconsin is paying more than the project is worth.
--38 percent believe the plant will provide at least as much value as the state is paying.

In Green Bay, 37 percent believe the project is worth it, while 50 believe it is not worth it.

STATEWIDE BENEFITS

--25 percent say businesses where they live will benefit from Foxconn.
--66 percent believe local businesses will not benefit.

In Green Bay, 22 percent believe local business will benefit, while 69 percent believe local businesses will not benefit from Foxconn.

MILWAUKEE ECONOMY

--57 percent believe Foxconn will "substantially improve" the economy of the greater Milwaukee area.
--35 percent believe it will not "substantially improve" the area.

GUNS

BACKGROUND CHECKS

--81 percent support background checks on private gun sales and gun show sales.
--16 percent oppose background checks.

BAN ON ASSAULT-STYLE WEAPONS

--56 percent support a ban on assault-style weapons.
--40 percent oppose a ban on assault-style weapons.

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP

--43 percent of Wisconsin voters approve of President Donald Trump's job in office.
--50 percent disapprove of the president's job.

PRESIDENT'S JUDGMENT

--37 percent believe President Trump shows good judgment.
--59 percent believe he does not show good judgment

GOVERNOR SCOTT WALKER

--47 percent approve of Governor Scott Walker's job in office.
--47 percent disapprove of his job in office.

IMMIGRATION

--71 percent support a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants in the United States.
--14 percent believe they should stay as guest workers.
--9 percent say they should have to leave the country.

BORDER WALL

--59 percent oppose the construction of a wall along the Mexico border.
--27 percent support the wall.

MARGIN OF ERROR

The margin of error in this poll is +/-4.5 percentage points. Some questions were asked of half the sample.

FULL RESULTS: https://law.marquette.edu/poll/