Asked to assess trade-offs between stemming the spread of coronavirus and helping the economy, more Americans prioritize keeping restrictions in place.
The June 2020 AP-NORC Poll finds some improvement in the public’s economic outlook, driven largely by Republicans who are significantly more optimistic than Democrats.
Funded by the Data Foundation and conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago, this series of surveys tracks the impact of COVID-19 on the health, finances, and social lives of Americans.
Seventy percent say the economy is in poor shape and many are feeling financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the May 2020 AP-NORC Poll. And when restrictions lift, few plan to engage in activities that draw a crowd.
The April 2020 AP-NORC Poll explores how the coronavirus outbreak is impacting the health and finances of urban Americans, black Americans, and Hispanic Americans, as well as what all Americans are doing to slow the spread of the virus.