More than half in RI oppose 38 Studios deal

A majority of Rhode Islanders oppose the state’s $75 million loan guarantee for Curt Schilling’s video game company, according to the new WPRI 12 poll being released on air right now. The survey of 500 likely voters by Fleming & Associates was conducted Sept. 22 to 26. The margin of error is 4.38%. Here are the numbers:

  • Support 38 Studios loan: 28%
  • Oppose 38 Studios loan: 54%
  • Not sure: 17%

Much more, including the candidates’ reactions and who opposes the deal most strongly, in our complete story on You can also read the results for the governor’s race, details on how the poll was done and voters’ opinions on pension reform.

Next up Thursday at 6 p.m., find out who’s ahead in the race between David Cicilline and John Loughlin to succeed U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy in Congress, and what Rhode Islanders think should be done about the expiring Bush tax cuts.

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