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Gallup Poll: Most Black Americans Favor Major Policing Changes, Retaining Law Enforcement Presence
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Gallup Poll: Most Black Americans Favor Major Policing Changes, Retaining Law Enforcement Presence
2020-08-13 12:12:22
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON – New data from the Gallup Center for Black Voices found 61% of Black Americans want the police presence to remain the same in their area. From June 23 through July 6, a Gallup Panel survey asked participants whether... Read More

South Carolina Poll Shows Harrison in Striking Distance of Graham, Tight Presidential Race
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South Carolina Poll Shows Harrison in Striking Distance of Graham, Tight Presidential Race

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A new poll from Morning Consult put Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jaime Harrison within one percentage point of incumbent Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham. According to the poll, 43% of voters said they would vote for the former... Read More

Trump’s Base Starting to Erode in California, New Poll Shows
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Trump’s Base Starting to Erode in California, New Poll Shows

President Donald Trump’s support among Republicans and other conservative voters has begun to erode amid the continued coronavirus pandemic and its associated economic havoc, a new poll shows. The poll from the University of California, Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies... Read More

Fans Would Be Just As Upset by Lack of Football as Losing the White House
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Fans Would Be Just As Upset by Lack of Football as Losing the White House
2020-08-04 19:39:48
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Football fans for teams at both the college and professional level would be just as upset by a season without games as they would by their preferred candidate losing the race for the While House, a new survey... Read More

'Sobering' Report Shows Hardening Attitudes Against Media
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'Sobering' Report Shows Hardening Attitudes Against Media

NEW YORK (AP) — The distrust many Americans feel toward the news media, caught up like much of the nation's problems in the partisan divide, only seems to be getting worse. That was the conclusion of a “sobering” study of... Read More

Poll Shows Many Younger Voters Aren’t Prepared To Vote By Mail
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Poll Shows Many Younger Voters Aren’t Prepared To Vote By Mail
2020-08-03 13:57:47
by Gaspard Le Dem

WASHINGTON - New polling data shows that while younger U.S. voters are increasingly interested in voting by mail, many aren’t prepared to do so in 2020. According to a survey released this week by public affairs firm Global Strategy Group,... Read More

Pennsylvania Voters Think Trump is Bungling the Coronavirus Pandemic, New Poll Says
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Pennsylvania Voters Think Trump is Bungling the Coronavirus Pandemic, New Poll Says

PHILADELPHIA — A predictable downturn in the mood of Pennsylvania voters amid the coronavirus pandemic and a slumping economy spells trouble for President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, according to a new poll. And former Vice President Joe Biden benefits: The... Read More

Ahead of Trump’s 16th Visit to Texas, Yet Another Poll Shows he Trails Biden
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Ahead of Trump’s 16th Visit to Texas, Yet Another Poll Shows he Trails Biden

WASHINGTON — Another day, another poll showing that Texas is up for grabs despite President Donald Trump’s bluster. Former Vice President Joe Biden leads 47% to 45%, with only one in 20 voters still undecided, in a Morning Consult poll... Read More

Polling Point of Contention: Despite Stigma, Pre-Election Polls Remain Reliable
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Polling Point of Contention: Despite Stigma, Pre-Election Polls Remain Reliable
2020-07-21 17:37:00
by Reece Nations

Since Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Electoral College defeat, public sentiment towards presidential polling numbers often centers around skepticism. Although many were blindsided by that year’s election results, exit polling data tracked closely with popular vote results. Presidential polling leading up to... Read More

Americans Say They Want to See More Immigration, Not Less
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Americans Say They Want to See More Immigration, Not Less
2020-07-17 14:30:01
by Sara Wilkerson

Results of a recent Gallup poll show 34% of Americans believe that there should be more immigration, rather than less, the highest in the poll’s 55-year history. Support for immigration is up from the 27% found in the same poll... Read More

Trump’s Edge on Economy Vanishes as More Voters Now Trust Biden
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Trump’s Edge on Economy Vanishes as More Voters Now Trust Biden

President Donald Trump has lost the one remaining advantage he had with voters, with 50% of voters now saying they trust Joe Biden to do a better job managing the U.S. economy than Donald Trump, according to a new poll... Read More

Voters Growing More Doubtful of Sustained Economic Rebound
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Voters Growing More Doubtful of Sustained Economic Rebound
2020-07-08 13:40:20
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Voters have grown more pessimistic about a quick "v-shaped" economic recovery in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, especially in the south and west where the number of new cases have spiked recently, a new poll has found.... Read More

Majority Want Businesses to Offer Workers Paid Sick Time for COVID-19, Poll Finds
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Majority Want Businesses to Offer Workers Paid Sick Time for COVID-19, Poll Finds
2020-07-01 20:53:08
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A majority of Americans said they would feel safe patronizing a business or restaurant if they knew those who worked there were guaranteed paid sick leave if they came down with COVID-19, a new poll shows. The latest... Read More

87% of Americans Unhappy With State of The Country, Survey Finds
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87% of Americans Unhappy With State of The Country, Survey Finds

WASHINGTON — Almost 90% of Americans say they are dissatisfied with the state of the country, and their unhappiness is affecting their political decisions four months before the presidential election, a new study from Pew Research Center shows. Only 17%... Read More

Biden Extends Wisconsin Lead to 8 Points On Eve of Trump Visit
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Biden Extends Wisconsin Lead to 8 Points On Eve of Trump Visit

Joe Biden now leads President Donald Trump by 8 percentage points in Wisconsin, extending his advantage in one of the most important states on the electoral map. Trump has planned an official trip to the state on Thursday to visit... Read More

Partisan Gap Could Limit US Recovery Ahead of Election
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Partisan Gap Could Limit US Recovery Ahead of Election

Democrats and Republicans hold starkly diverging views of the U.S. economy and the gap is widening as the pandemic persists, casting a shadow over President Donald Trump’s hopes for a V-shaped recovery powered by pent-up demand as nationwide lockdowns ease.... Read More

Second Michigan Poll Shows Trump Even Farther Behind, Biden Lead at 16 Points
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Second Michigan Poll Shows Trump Even Farther Behind, Biden Lead at 16 Points

DETROIT — The damage done to President Donald Trump’s standing in Michigan following recent protests outside the White House and in cities across the U.S. may have been even greater than originally believed, a new poll released to the Free... Read More

Poll: Americans Are The Unhappiest They've Been in 50 Years
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Poll: Americans Are The Unhappiest They've Been in 50 Years

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Spoiler alert: 2020 has been rough on the American psyche. Folks in the U.S. are more unhappy today than they've been in nearly 50 years. This bold — yet unsurprising — conclusion comes from the COVID... Read More

Nearly Half of Older Workers Hesitant to Return to Work as Pandemic Wanes
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Nearly Half of Older Workers Hesitant to Return to Work as Pandemic Wanes
2020-06-15 19:09:18
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Nearly half of workers ages 45-64 say they are not in any rush to return to the office in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, a new "Back-to-Normal Barometer" survey has found. Released Monday, the ongoing survey's latest... Read More

Americans Say They Struggle to Get Information They Can Trust During Pandemic
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Americans Say They Struggle to Get Information They Can Trust During Pandemic
2020-06-11 15:20:32
by Sara Wilkerson

Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in February, Americans have struggled to find information they believe they can trust on the rate of infection, the death rate and what they should be doing to protect themselves, a new Gallup/Knight... Read More

Majority of Americans Cautious Concerning Return to Normalcy
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Majority of Americans Cautious Concerning Return to Normalcy
2020-06-11 15:05:53
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON – As state governors continue to roll back restrictions on gatherings and business brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, a new Gallup survey indicates at least two-thirds of Americans want to meet specific conditions before they are willing to... Read More

Biden Has More Support From Women Than Clinton Did, Poll Shows
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Biden Has More Support From Women Than Clinton Did, Poll Shows

Joe Biden’s lead among women over President Donald Trump is now even larger than Hillary Clinton’s in 2016, according to a new poll. Biden leads Trump by 21 percentage points in a NBC/Wall Street Journal poll published Sunday. Biden has... Read More

Poll: Pandemic Does Little to Alter US Views on Health Care
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Poll: Pandemic Does Little to Alter US Views on Health Care

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus pushed hospitals to the edge, and millions of workers lost job-based coverage in the economic shutdown to slow the spread, but a new poll suggests Americans have remarkably little interest in big changes to health... Read More

Poll Finds Most Americans Say Anger Over Police Killings Is Justified
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Poll Finds Most Americans Say Anger Over Police Killings Is Justified
2020-06-03 13:43:42
by Gaspard Le Dem

A Monmouth University poll out Tuesday found a majority of Americans think that anger over police killings of African-Americans is justified, though fewer agree with the actions carried out by some of those protesters. According to the poll, around 57%... Read More

New Poll Finds More Than 1-in-3 Willing to Sue Employer Over COVID-19
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New Poll Finds More Than 1-in-3 Willing to Sue Employer Over COVID-19
2020-06-02 18:50:54
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A new survey has found that 36% of American workers would sue their employers if one of their co-workers contracted COVID-19 upon their return to work, and soon after contracted it themselves. Additionally, the latest "Back-to-Normal Barometer" survey... Read More

New Poll Finds Majority of Hawaiians Support Construction of Thirty Meter Telescope
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New Poll Finds Majority of Hawaiians Support Construction of Thirty Meter Telescope
2020-05-29 12:29:26
by Dan McCue

A majority of Hawaii residents continue to support the construction of a new observatory atop the dormant Maunakea volcano on the Big Island of the archipelago, despite protests that have brought the project to a standstill, a new poll shows.... Read More

Poll Shows Trump Has Large Favorability Gap With Women
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Poll Shows Trump Has Large Favorability Gap With Women
2020-05-27 13:51:59
by Gaspard Le Dem

New polling shows that a majority of female Trump supporters in 2016 who lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic would vote for him again, however, 48% of women still hold a very unfavorable view of him as opposed... Read More

Poll Shows Biden Widening Lead Over Trump
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Poll Shows Biden Widening Lead Over Trump

WASHINGTON — A national poll shows Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump by 11 points, the Democrat’s widest margin since early April. In a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday, 50% of registered voters nationally said they backed Biden in a... Read More

Poll: Trump Holds Advantage in Battleground States
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Poll: Trump Holds Advantage in Battleground States

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is ahead by 6 points in 15 battleground states, though presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden is leading nationally, according to a CNN poll released Wednesday. The poll showed that 52% of registered voters in battleground... Read More

AP-NORC Poll: Majority Disapprove of Coronavirus Protests
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AP-NORC Poll: Majority Disapprove of Coronavirus Protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans disapprove of protests against restrictions aimed at preventing the spread the coronavirus, according to a new poll that also finds the still-expansive support for such limits — including restaurant closures and stay-at-home orders... Read More

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