About three-quarters of Democrats supported adding COVID-19 to the list of vaccines required for schoolchildren in Maryland, a new poll of likely voters done for Baltimore Sun Media and the University of Baltimore shows. About half Republicans opposed making the vaccine mandatory, reflecting the partisan nature of vaccinations that developed during the pandemic. “Schools have always required shots before students can enter school to protect students and teachers from contagious diseases,” said Daria Hofmann, a 73-year-old retired Howard County teacher and a registered Democrat.
Sun/UB poll: What Marylanders think about overturning Roe, mandatory COVID school vaccines, mass shootings and a midsummer election
June 9, 2022