Poll Shows 76% Approve of Burgum’s Handling of Coronavirus Outbreak, but There Are Some Caveats


MINOT, N.D. — Dissent against government policies locking down our society is growing.

Here in North Dakota, a group of Republican lawmakers sent Gov. Doug Burgum a letter asking him to lift, or at least let expire, executive orders restricting economic and social activity, and a local group is planning a protest for Monday against the policies.

Are these actions representative of majority sentiments in North Dakota? Based on some (admittedly scant) polling data, the answer is “no” but with a caveat.

Let’s look at the data.

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