-Connecticut voters want the Huskies to stay in the Big East. 41% prefer the status quo to 19% who want the school to move to the ACC and 41% don't have an opinion on the matter. PPP has polled on issues related to conference expansion in several states now and has found voters preferring the current state of things in every single one of them- West Virginia voters want to stay in the Big East, Missouri voters want to stay in the Big 12, Texas voters want the Longhorns to stay in the Big 12, and in numbers we'll release later this week Iowa voters want the Cyclones to stay in the Big 12 even if a move to the Big 10 was a possibility which it probably isn't.
-Connecticut voters are closely divided on their favorite major league baseball team. 37% pick the Boston Red Sox to 34% for the New York Yankees with everyone else well behind- the New York Mets are at 6%, the Chicago Cubs at 3%, Atlanta Braves at 2%, and Philadelphia Phillies at 1%. There's less division when it comes to the NFL preferences of the state's voters- 38% say the New England Patriots are their favorite team to 23% for the New York Giants, with the New York Jets at 6%, Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys at 5%, and Philadelphia Eagles at 3% rounding out the field.
-55% of voters in the state are glad that same sex marriage is legal there to 32% who wish it was illegal. Even among those in the 'illegal' camp 60% admit that its legalization has not had any impact on their lives. When you expand the discussion to civil unions 81% of Connecticut voters support some form of legal recognition for gay couples to only 16% completely opposed. Even among Republicans there's 79% support for either gay marriage or civil unions.
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