Support for Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court increased ahead of her Senate confirmation hearing, now in its third day, according to the results of a poll conducted by Morning Consult and Politico released Wednesday.
The survey ran from Oct. 9 – 11 and found that 48% of registered voters said Barrett should be confirmed by the Senate, while 31% said she should not be confirmed, polling firm Morning Consult reported. Polls from the week prior, Oct. 2-4, showed 46% of polled registered voters agreed that Barrett should be confirmed, 31% of those polled opposed her confirmation.
Support among registered Democrat voters increased since the first poll taken on Sept. 26 from 14% to 27% during the Oct. 9 – 11 poll, the Morning Consult reported. Support from Independent voters increased by 10% from the initial survey and is up 6% among Republican voters.
Strong figures for Judge Barrett in this AM’s Morning Consult poll. Support for her confirmation is up 11 points since the Sept. 26 announcement, at +17 overall. #SCOTUS https://t.co/nh9T4FhNoq pic.twitter.com/dmy7bKpFeX
— Kevin Daley ???? (@KevinDaleyDC) October 14, 2020
At this point in the confirmation process,