- Despite the challenges of 2020, more Idahoans believe the state is headed in the right direction (49%) than on the wrong track (37%).
- Education remains at the top of the list of issues Idahoans want the Idaho Legislature to address in the coming year.
- A narrow majority (55%) of Idahoans report they would get a vaccine for COVID-19 if one were available today, while a sizeable minority (38%) say they would not get a vaccine.
- Among those who would not get a vaccine, the most common reasons are concern about side effects (45%), not believing they need it (27%), and wanting to know more about its effectiveness (23%).
- If the State of Idaho runs a budget surplus as is expected, people are divided on how to use that money, with tax relief being cited by the highest number (43%).
- Idahoans favor a criminal justice system that focuses on rehabilitation and education of offenders as opposed to punishment and lengthy incarceration.
- A majority of people in the state (76%) are confident in the security of Idaho’s elections.
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The Idaho Public Policy Survey polled 1,000 Idahoans representing all of Idaho’s 44 counties.