US President-elect Joe Biden removes his face mask before announcing the members of his health team in December. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Most people think masks should be worn in public places and around people outside their household.
When President-elect Joe Biden takes office, one of the actions he’s committed to implementing in his first 100 days is a federal mask mandate, which would require people to wear face masks in federal buildings and on interstate transportation to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. According to a new poll from Vox and Data for Progress, most Americans are on board with that plan, with 69 percent of likely voters saying they support this policy.
This backing mirrors support for mask usage overall, with 72 percent of people polled agreeing that masks should be required in all public places and 66