"While opinion is split, a slim majority of respondents would like to see the state get out of the business of selling alcohol. About one-third (33%) think ABC stores should be sold if the Commonwealth can replace the lost revenue, and 18% said that the state simply should not be in the business of selling alcohol. However, a significant plurality (41%) thinks the ABC stores should remain in their current status."
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
McDonnell's Approval Rating Up, But ABC Privatization Proposal Not So Popular
Well some good news, and some not so good news for Governor Bob McDonnell in a recent Roanoke College Poll, which interview 601 Virginians from Nov. 29 to Dec. 8. The poll shows McDonnell with a 57 percent approval rating. Not too shabby. However, the poll also showed some weakness for the Governor's proposal to privatize the State's liquor stores: