The Richmond Times-Dispatch commissioned CNU’s Wason Center for Public Policy to poll people who live in Richmond, Henrico, Chesterfield, and Hanover on whether Confederate Monuments in the city should be removed. Overall, 55% favor leaving them, 35% support removal.
The center’s Director, Dr. Quentin Kidd, noted that 41% of city voters favor removal 50% are opposed. In the counties 59% are opposed only 27% are in favor, 61% say keep the monuments and add historical context. “67% of county residents favor historical context while only 57% of city residents overall do.”