Despite a resolution unanimously passed today by the city council that calls on the city to boycott Arizona businesses, most Seattle residents disagree, according to a poll released today by SurveyUSA. Pollsters asked 442 people in the city of Seattle who are familiar with Arizona's new heavy-handed anti-immigration law this question: "Should the city of Seattle continue to do business with companies located in Arizona? Or should Seattle boycott Arizona companies to protest the new law?" Here's what they said:
Which isn't to say that most Seattle residents like the new Arizona law—most respondents oppose it (55 percent to 41 percent) and a plurality think the city should "officially" oppose it (45 to 31 percent)—but they don't think a boycott is in order.