Opinion Polls

More Global Confidence in Biden Than Trump Even as Views of US Democracy Decline, Poll Finds

People in 34 countries around the world have more confidence in President Joe Biden than his challenger in November's election, former President Donald... Read More

People in 34 countries around the world have more confidence in President Joe Biden than his challenger in November's election, former President Donald Trump, even as there is increased skepticism that United States democracy provides a good model for the rest of the... Read More

2024-05-28 16:01:53
by Dan McCue
NewDEAL Poll Finds Voters Overwhelmingly Want Leaders to Work Together

WASHINGTON — Voters overwhelmingly want elected officials, regardless of party, to work together to solve the nation’s problems, according to... Read More

WASHINGTON — Voters overwhelmingly want elected officials, regardless of party, to work together to solve the nation’s problems, according to a poll from the NewDEAL, a national network of pro-growth, progressive Democrats. The survey, conducted last month by Mercury Analytics,... Read More

About Four in 10 Americans See China as an Enemy, a Pew Report Shows. That's a Five-Year High

WASHINGTON (AP) — About four in 10 Americans now label China as an enemy, up from a quarter two years... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — About four in 10 Americans now label China as an enemy, up from a quarter two years ago and reaching the highest level in five years, according to an annual Pew Research Center survey released Wednesday. Half... Read More

Climate Change Concerns Grow, but Few Think Biden's Climate Law Will Help, an AP-NORC Poll Finds

Like many Americans, Ron Theusch is getting more worried about climate change. A resident of Alden, Minnesota, Theusch has noticed increasingly... Read More

Like many Americans, Ron Theusch is getting more worried about climate change. A resident of Alden, Minnesota, Theusch has noticed increasingly dry and mild winters punctuated by short periods of severe cold — symptoms of a warming planet. As he thinks about... Read More

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in US More Likely to Believe in Climate Change: AP-NORC Poll

Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in the United States are more likely than the overall adult population to... Read More

Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in the United States are more likely than the overall adult population to believe in human-caused climate change, according to a new poll. It also suggests that partisanship may not have as much of... Read More

Are Americans Feeling Like They Get Enough Sleep? Dream On, a New Gallup Poll Says

NEW YORK (AP) — If you're feeling — YAWN — sleepy or tired while you read this and wish you... Read More

NEW YORK (AP) — If you're feeling — YAWN — sleepy or tired while you read this and wish you could get some more shut-eye, you're not alone. A majority of Americans say they would feel better if they could... Read More

Americans Think a President's Power Should Be Checked, AP-NORC Poll Finds — Unless Their Side Wins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Like many Americans, Richard Bidon says he'd like to see the U.S. government “go back to its... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Like many Americans, Richard Bidon says he'd like to see the U.S. government “go back to its original design” — a system of checks and balances developed nearly 240 years ago to prevent any branch, especially the presidency, from... Read More

Many Americans Say Immigrants Contribute to Economy but There's Worry Over Risks, AP-NORC Poll Finds

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are more worried about legal immigrants committing crimes in the U.S. than they were a few... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are more worried about legal immigrants committing crimes in the U.S. than they were a few years ago, a change driven largely by increased concern among Republicans, while Democrats continue to see a broad range of... Read More

Trump Evokes More Anger and Fear From Democrats Than Biden Does From Republicans, AP-NORC Poll Shows

ATLANTA (AP) — Many Americans are unenthusiastic about a November rematch of the 2020 presidential election. But presumptive GOP nominee... Read More

ATLANTA (AP) — Many Americans are unenthusiastic about a November rematch of the 2020 presidential election. But presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump appears to stoke more anger and fear among Americans from his opposing party than President Joe Biden does from his.... Read More

Nearly Eight in 10 AAPI Adults in US Think Abortion Should Be Legal, AP-NORC Poll Finds

WASHINGTON (AP) — With abortion rights poised to be one of the major issues in the 2024 election, a new poll shows that Asian... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — With abortion rights poised to be one of the major issues in the 2024 election, a new poll shows that Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in the United States are highly supportive of legal abortion, even in situations where... Read More

US Adults Fracture Along Party Lines in Support for Ukraine Military Funding, AP-NORC Poll Finds

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Russia makes battlefield advances and Ukrainian soldiers run short on ammunition, U.S. adults have become fractured along party... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Russia makes battlefield advances and Ukrainian soldiers run short on ammunition, U.S. adults have become fractured along party lines in their support for sending military aid to Kyiv, according to a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public... Read More

2024-02-12 22:12:45
by Dan McCue
Survey Finds Public Broadly Supports Biden’s Wind Energy Goals

WASHINGTON — A recent survey shows that large swaths of the public support President Joe Biden’s offshore wind and renewable... Read More

WASHINGTON — A recent survey shows that large swaths of the public support President Joe Biden’s offshore wind and renewable agenda, but they nevertheless continue to knock him on job performance. The survey of 2,038 adults in U.S. coastal counties... Read More

2024-01-29 20:07:41
by Dan McCue
Survey Finds More Than Half of US Homeowners Cite IRA for Energy Efficiency Upgrades

SUWANEE, Ga. — More than half of U.S. homeowners cited tax credits or rebates stemming from the Inflation Reduction Act... Read More

SUWANEE, Ga. — More than half of U.S. homeowners cited tax credits or rebates stemming from the Inflation Reduction Act as one of the primary reasons they would consider energy efficiency upgrades like the installation of a heat pump, a... Read More

US Adults Across Racial Groups Agree Economy Is a Top Priority, AP-NORC and AAPI Polls Show

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans of various racial backgrounds largely agree that the government should focus on the economy and foreign policy issues in 2024,... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans of various racial backgrounds largely agree that the government should focus on the economy and foreign policy issues in 2024, but recent polling shows that views among racial groups diverge on some high-profile topics, including racism and immigration. About 7 in... Read More

2024-01-02 19:13:51
by Dan McCue
Farmers Growing More Optimistic as Inflation Expectations Subside

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — America’s farmers are feeling a bit more optimistic about the year ahead due to their expectation... Read More

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — America’s farmers are feeling a bit more optimistic about the year ahead due to their expectation that inflation will continue to subside, according to a new report from Purdue University. The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy... Read More

Americans Sour on Primary Election Process and Major Political Parties, AP-NORC Poll Says

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the GOP presidential primaries just about to start, many Republicans aren't certain that votes will be... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the GOP presidential primaries just about to start, many Republicans aren't certain that votes will be counted correctly in their contest, as pessimism spreads about the future of both the Democratic and Republican parties, according to... Read More

Americans Agree 2024 Election Will Be Pivotal for Democracy, but for Different Reasons

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a politically polarized nation, Americans seem to agree on one issue underlying the 2024 elections — a worry... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a politically polarized nation, Americans seem to agree on one issue underlying the 2024 elections — a worry over the state of democracy and how the outcome of the presidential contest will affect its future. They just disagree... Read More

Few US Adults Would Be Satisfied With Biden-Trump Rematch in 2024, an AP-NORC Poll Shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's the presidential election no one is really jazzed about. Relatively few Americans are excited about a potential rematch... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's the presidential election no one is really jazzed about. Relatively few Americans are excited about a potential rematch of the 2020 election between President Joe Biden and Donald Trump, although more Republicans would be satisfied to have Trump as their nominee... Read More

Patients of Color More Often Brace for Unfair Treatment in Health Care, Survey Finds

A trip to the doctor’s office comes with a bit of preparation for most, maybe even an internal pep talk... Read More

A trip to the doctor’s office comes with a bit of preparation for most, maybe even an internal pep talk to prepare for being told to get more exercise or calm a simmering fear of needles. But dressing well in... Read More

Poll Shows Most US Adults Think AI Will Add to Election Misinformation in 2024

NEW YORK (AP) — The warnings have grown louder and more urgent as 2024 approaches: The rapid advance of artificial... Read More

NEW YORK (AP) — The warnings have grown louder and more urgent as 2024 approaches: The rapid advance of artificial intelligence tools threatens to amplify misinformation in next year's presidential election at a scale never seen before. Most adults in the U.S.... Read More

2023-10-27 16:39:57
by Dan McCue
Congress' Job Approval Plummets During Prolonged Speaker Search

WASHINGTON — Americans’ Approval of Congress plummeted to a six-year low this past month, as a prolonged search for a... Read More

WASHINGTON — Americans’ Approval of Congress plummeted to a six-year low this past month, as a prolonged search for a new House speaker effectively froze the chamber in its tracks, the Gallup company revealed on Friday. Gallup has been measuring... Read More

2023-10-24 13:56:29
by Dan McCue
Workers With Poor ‘Well-being’ More Likely to Experience Chronic Conditions

WASHINGTON — Working adults who suffer from “poor well-being” are twice as likely as their “high well-being” counterparts to report... Read More

WASHINGTON — Working adults who suffer from “poor well-being” are twice as likely as their “high well-being” counterparts to report coming down with a new chronic condition, according to a new analysis by Gallup. While the analysis itself on first... Read More

Black Americans Express Concerns About Racist Depictions in News Media

NEW YORK (AP) — In a new study, Black Americans expressed broad concerns about how they are depicted in the news... Read More

NEW YORK (AP) — In a new study, Black Americans expressed broad concerns about how they are depicted in the news media, with majorities saying they see racist or negative depictions and a lack of effort to cover broad segments of... Read More

Biden's Medicare Price Negotiation Push Is Broadly Popular. He's Not Getting Much Credit

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is trumpeting Medicare's new powers to negotiate directly with drugmakers on the cost of prescription medications — but... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is trumpeting Medicare's new powers to negotiate directly with drugmakers on the cost of prescription medications — but a poll shows that any immediate political boost that Biden gets for enacting the overwhelmingly popular policy may be limited.... Read More

2023-08-31 19:28:45
by Dan McCue
Majority of Voters Want Lawmakers to Avoid a Government Shutdown

NEW YORK — A vast majority of Americans across the political spectrum want lawmakers to quit it with the political... Read More

NEW YORK — A vast majority of Americans across the political spectrum want lawmakers to quit it with the political brinkmanship and avoid a partial government shutdown next month, according to a new poll by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.... Read More

AP-NORC Poll Has Ominous Signs for Both Biden and Trump in Possible 2024 Rematch

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is “old” and “confused,” and former President Donald Trump is “corrupt” and “dishonest.” Those are among the top... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is “old” and “confused,” and former President Donald Trump is “corrupt” and “dishonest.” Those are among the top terms Americans use when they’re asked to describe the Democrat in the White House and the Republican best positioned to... Read More

AP-NORC Poll: Americans Divided Along Party Lines on Trump’s Actions in Election Cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are deeply divided along party lines in their views of President Donald Trump's actions in the most recent criminal... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are deeply divided along party lines in their views of President Donald Trump's actions in the most recent criminal cases brought against him, a new poll shows, with about half saying his alleged attempt to interfere in Georgia's 2020 vote... Read More

About Seven in 10 US Adults Believe in Angels, a New AP-NORC Poll Shows

Compared with the devil, angels carry more credence in America. Angels even get more credence than, well, hell. More than... Read More

Compared with the devil, angels carry more credence in America. Angels even get more credence than, well, hell. More than astrology, reincarnation, and the belief that physical things can have spiritual energies. In fact, about 7 in 10 U.S. adults say... Read More

AP-NORC Poll: Few US Adults Support Full Abortion Bans, Even in States That Have Them

The majority of U.S. adults, including those living in states with the strictest limits on abortion, want it to be... Read More

The majority of U.S. adults, including those living in states with the strictest limits on abortion, want it to be legal at least through the initial stages of pregnancy, a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs... Read More

GOP Confidence in 2024 Vote Count Low, AP-NORC Poll Shows

Few Republicans have high confidence that votes will be tallied accurately in next year’s presidential contest, suggesting years of sustained... Read More

Few Republicans have high confidence that votes will be tallied accurately in next year’s presidential contest, suggesting years of sustained attacks against elections by former President Donald Trump and his allies have taken a toll, according to a new poll.... Read More

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