Marquette Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin goes 'On the Issues'

Oct. 16, 2019

New poll looks at whether Wisconsin voters favor or oppose the impeachment inquiries on Capitol Hill

Charles Franklin presents the MU Law Poll in Sept. of 2016MILWAUKEE — Marquette Law School Poll Director Charles Franklin will discuss the results of a new statewide poll in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 12:15 p.m. in the Lubar Center at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall.

Watch the Marquette Law School Poll results webcast here.

This is the first Marquette Law School Poll since congressional committees have undertaken impeachment inquiry hearings on Capitol Hill. How do Wisconsin voters assess the need for the investigations and what is their reaction to the House impeachment inquiry? As Democratic presidential candidates continue their fundraising and voter outreach efforts, how do the candidates rank in our state? How do they fare in matchups with President Trump?  

The poll also provides a look at how the state rates the performance of Gov. Tony Evers as he approaches the first anniversary of his election? And, where do they see the economy heading — is it going in the right or wrong direction?

The Marquette Law School Poll is the most extensive statewide polling project in Wisconsin history. Franklin has directed the poll since its inception in 2012 and is a professor of law and public policy at Marquette Law School. Franklin co-founded, an award-winning site for nonpartisan polling analysis, and is a member of the ABC News election-night analysis team.

Gousha, an award-winning broadcast journalist, is the Law School’s distinguished fellow in law and public policy. His “On the Issues” series of conversations with newsmakers supports Marquette Law School’s commitment to serve as a modern-day public square for the city of Milwaukee, the state of Wisconsin and beyond.

Through public programming such as the Marquette Law School Poll, debates featuring candidates in significant political races, Gousha’s “On the Issues” conversations with newsmakers, public lectures by leading scholars and conferences on significant issues of public importance, the Law School serves as the region’s leading venue for serious civil discourse about law and public policy matters.

The event is open to members of the general public at no cost; registration is required and is available online. Members of the media who are interested in attending should contact Kevin Conway in the Office of Marketing and Communication at (414) 288-4745 or

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Kevin is the associate director for university communication in the Office of University Relations. Contact Kevin at (414) 288-4745 or