Coca-Cola’s Stance on Georgia Voter Integrity Law May Hurt Their Business, New Poll Reveals

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Coca-Cola officials who criticized Georgia’s new voter integrity law may have ended up hurting their company’s bottom line, according to a new poll from Rasmussen.

“A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 37 percent of American Adults [say] the company’s stand against the new Georgia law makes them less likely to purchase Coca-Cola products. Twenty-five percent say they are more likely to buy Coke, but 30 percent say the company’s political stance doesn’t make much difference,” Rasmussen Report said.

“The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on April 15 and 18, 2021 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95 percent level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC.”

Rasmussen Reports said that researchers collect survey data using an automated polling methodology.

“Generally speaking, the automated survey process is identical to that of traditional, operator-assisted research firms such as Gallup, Harris, and Roper,” according to Rasmussen Reports.

“However, automated polling systems use a single, digitally-recorded, voice to conduct the interview while traditional firms rely on phone banks, boiler rooms, and operator-assisted technology.”

As reported, officials at Coca-Cola and Delta Airlines, both based in Georgia, this week heavily criticized the state’s new voter integrity law, Senate Bill 202. As The Georgia Star News reported, this new voter reform law requires, among other things, voter ID on all absentee ballots and secured drop boxes around the clock. Coca-Cola officials, according to their corporate website, mandated that anyone who attended their 2020 annual shareholders’ meeting also present proper ID.

As The Star News reported this month, Kemp told Coca-Cola and officials at other corporate companies that he would not buckle under their pressure and would not do away with SB 202. Kemp said SB 202 expands access to voting, protects no-excuse absentee voting, levels the playing field on voter ID requirements, and streamlines election procedures.

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Chris Butler is an investigative journalist at The Tennessee Star. Follow Chris on Facebook. Email tips to [email protected]











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6 Thoughts to “Coca-Cola’s Stance on Georgia Voter Integrity Law May Hurt Their Business, New Poll Reveals”

  1. Ms Independent

    Pepsi was up BHO read end so NO to Pepsi. and haven’t bought Coke in years either due to their liberalism. Cola-OH by Kroger is much better than Coke Zero IMO. Kroger’s version of coke is much better!!

  2. Ron Welch

    How do these people become CEO’s of major companies and then act out of such idiocy? Or maybe they think they gotta be “woke” and are acting out of craven appeasement, weakness and cowardice. Whether it’s one or the other or both, they need to receive the just recompense of their deeds.

    I drink very little if any of their stuff anyway, because most of their products are very unhealthy, whether the HFCS or the aspartame.

  3. Mike

    Cola is not cokes only beverage. Coke has popular water brands. Search Coca-Cola brands to find beverages that will hurt their bottom line. Investors sell your coke shares. Coke will get the idea guickly.

  4. Cassie

    I WAS a lifetime Diet Coke drinker!
    NOW I drink WILD CHERRY DIET PEPSI! It’s Delicious!

  5. Bill O

    Yep I drink Pepsi now!

    1. Nicky

      Wonder if Pepsi made any stupid statements yet about it

      Corporate Communism