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New Poll Shows Bullock Leading Daines In Montana Senate Race
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New Poll Shows Bullock Leading Daines In Montana Senate Race
2020-05-07 19:42:01
by Gaspard Le Dem

A new poll released on Tuesday by Montana State University puts Democratic Governor Steve Bullock seven points ahead of Republican Senator Steve Daines in the state’s Senate race. In the online poll, which surveyed 738 registered voters, more than 46%... Read More

New Study Shows Why Democrats Should Be Cautious of Biden’s National Polling Lead
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New Study Shows Why Democrats Should Be Cautious of Biden’s National Polling Lead

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton famously lost to Donald Trump in 2016 despite winning more votes overall because she underperformed in key states in the Electoral College. But a new study released Wednesday quantifies exactly how many votes the former Democratic... Read More

Majority of Americans Expect COVID-19 Will Disrupt Ability to Vote in Fall, Poll Shows
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Majority of Americans Expect COVID-19 Will Disrupt Ability to Vote in Fall, Poll Shows

Two-thirds of Americans recently polled say the coronavirus outbreak will significantly impact the ability to vote in this fall’s presidential election. The same poll by Pew Research Center also shows people have high support for the right to vote in... Read More

Stressed-Out Americans Are More Worried About Money Than Health
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Stressed-Out Americans Are More Worried About Money Than Health

The coronavirus pandemic is causing Americans to worry more about their finances than health, according to a study by MetLife Inc., the largest U.S. life insurer. Money was the top concern for 52% of full-time U.S. workers, compared with 44%... Read More

Older Americans More Attentive To COVID-19 News Than Younger Adults
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Older Americans More Attentive To COVID-19 News Than Younger Adults
2020-04-28 13:00:07
by Gaspard Le Dem

The coronavirus crisis has dominated headlines in 2020, but research shows some Americans are paying more attention than others. According to a recent survey from the Pew Research Center, nearly all U.S. adults -- about 92% -- say they’re keeping... Read More

Poll: Cost Makes Nearly 1 in 10 Leery of Seeking COVID Care
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Poll: Cost Makes Nearly 1 in 10 Leery of Seeking COVID Care

WASHINGTON (AP) — As states gear up to reopen, a poll finds a potential obstacle to controlling the coronavirus: nearly 1 in 10 adults say cost would keep them from seeking help if they thought they were infected. The Gallup-West Health Healthcare... Read More

AP-NORC Poll: Rising Support for Mail Voting Amid Pandemic
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AP-NORC Poll: Rising Support for Mail Voting Amid Pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans’ support for mail-in voting has jumped amid concerns about the safety of polling places during the coronavirus pandemic, but a wide partisan divide suggests President Donald Trump’s public campaign against vote by mail may be resonating with his... Read More

Trump’s Crisis Handling Has Spiked Number of Undecideds in 2020
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Trump’s Crisis Handling Has Spiked Number of Undecideds in 2020

President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the economic collapse has shaken voters’ confidence in him, with the percentage of undecided voters more than doubling in the last two weeks. Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic... Read More

Coronavirus Taking Political Toll on Trump as Biden Leads in Swing States, Poll Finds
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Coronavirus Taking Political Toll on Trump as Biden Leads in Swing States, Poll Finds

PHILADELPHIA — Joe Biden has a sizable lead over President Donald Trump in Pennsylvania, according to a new poll, as voters cast a critical eye on Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. The survey by Fox News showed Biden leading... Read More

Poll Finds Majority of Americans Want Congress to Return to Washington Immediately
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Poll Finds Majority of Americans Want Congress to Return to Washington Immediately
2020-04-23 15:08:31
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - As the House prepares to vote on a $483 billion coronavirus aid package, a majority of Americans say they'd like Congress to return to Washington immediately to try to deal with the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, a new poll... Read More

Poll Finds Americans Deeply Concerned About Election Security, Integrity
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Poll Finds Americans Deeply Concerned About Election Security, Integrity
2020-02-28 20:25:41
by Dan McCue

A poll released Friday finds most Americans are deeply concerned about the security and integrity of elections, with only about a third having high confidence votes cast in the 2020 presidential election will be counted accurately. The latest Associated Press-NOC... Read More

Joe Biden’s South Carolina Firewall is Holding, New Poll Indicates
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Joe Biden’s South Carolina Firewall is Holding, New Poll Indicates

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden’s campaign got good news Thursday, as a new poll added to the evidence that he’s on track to win South Carolina’s presidential primary on Saturday — a victory he desperately needs to keep his flagging campaign... Read More

Biden Leads the Pack As South Carolina Prepares to Head to the Polls
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Biden Leads the Pack As South Carolina Prepares to Head to the Polls
2020-02-25 20:59:53
by Dan McCue

Vice President Joe Biden holds the lead heading into the South Carolina presidential primary, opening up a 15 point gap with second place Sen. Bernie Sanders, according to a poll released Monday by Democratic polling firm Public Policy Polling. Biden... Read More

Most People Still Think Census Will Ask About Citizenship, Poll Finds
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Most People Still Think Census Will Ask About Citizenship, Poll Finds

WASHINGTON — Most people incorrectly believe the census will include a citizenship question, according to a pair of surveys released Thursday, adding to concerns raised by advocates that fear over the question may depress participation in the decennial count. The... Read More

A New Poll of 2020 Swing States Shows Just How Important Pa. Will Be
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A New Poll of 2020 Swing States Shows Just How Important Pa. Will Be

President Donald Trump trails his potential Democratic rivals in Pennsylvania and Michigan and leads outright in Wisconsin, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll of the three Rust Belt swing states that cemented the president’s 2016 victory. Trump is within... Read More

Overwhelming Majority of Americans Concerned 'Fake' News Will Impact 2020 Election
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Overwhelming Majority of Americans Concerned 'Fake' News Will Impact 2020 Election
2020-02-19 19:17:06
by Dan McCue

An overwhelming majority of Americans -- 82% -- fear made-up news and other false reports about the candidates will undermine the 2020 presidential election, a new Pew Center study finds. The report, released Wednesday, said nearly half of those survey... Read More

75% of Virginia Voters Still Undecided on Presidential Candidate
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75% of Virginia Voters Still Undecided on Presidential Candidate
2020-02-18 20:49:58
by Dan McCue

Former Vice President Joe Biden, Mike Bloomberg and Sen. Bernie Sanders are all currently among Virginians’ top choices when it comes to the Democratic presidential nomination, but few voters have made a final choice, a Monmouth University Poll released Tuesday... Read More

Polling Voters Who Won’t Answer the Phone, and Other Challenges of Election Math
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Polling Voters Who Won’t Answer the Phone, and Other Challenges of Election Math

PHILADELPHIA — From her cubicle in a quiet New Jersey office park, Maryann Hand called voter after voter in Iowa with this public-service appeal: “Your participation is very important because only 500 people have been randomly selected for this survey,"... Read More

Buttigieg Grabs Slight Lead in Final Iowa Caucus Poll
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Buttigieg Grabs Slight Lead in Final Iowa Caucus Poll
2020-02-03 17:55:24
by Dan McCue

Former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg held a slight lead in a last-minute poll of Iowa Democrats, released by Focus of Rural America. In a poll conducted for the Democratic group last week by David Binder Research, Buttigieg, who... Read More

New Poll Finds Race for Democratic Nomination in Pennsylvania is Tightening
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New Poll Finds Race for Democratic Nomination in Pennsylvania is Tightening
2020-01-30 16:49:21
by Dan McCue

Former Vice President Joe Biden continues to be the top choice for president among Pennsylvania voters, a new Franklin & Marshall College Poll finds, but the race for the Democratic nomination is tightening. At the same time, the poll released... Read More

Majority of Americans Support Allowing New Impeachment Evidence, Poll Finds
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Majority of Americans Support Allowing New Impeachment Evidence, Poll Finds
2020-01-22 15:53:35
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A majority of Americans say House managers should be able to introduce new evidence in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, a new Monmouth University poll finds. Most also say that Trump and members of his... Read More

New Poll Finds Biden Widening Lead Over Other Dems in Florida
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New Poll Finds Biden Widening Lead Over Other Dems in Florida
2020-01-15 21:33:32
by Dan McCue

Former Vice President Joe Biden has widened his lead to 26 points among Florida voters in the race to be the Democratic party's nominee for president in 2020, a new Florida Atlantic University poll shows. The statewide survey was conducted... Read More

Gallup Says Six Issues Are Top of Voters' Minds
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Gallup Says Six Issues Are Top of Voters' Minds
2020-01-15 16:35:14
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - When presented with a list of 16 issues, at least 30% of adults rated five as being "extremely important" to determining how they will vote in 2020, the Gallup organization said Tuesday. The issues were healthcare, national security,... Read More

Voters Remain Deeply Concerned about Fiscal Irresponsibility in Washington
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Voters Remain Deeply Concerned about Fiscal Irresponsibility in Washington
2020-01-07 22:19:19
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Voters remain deeply concerned about Washington's wanton ways when it comes to spending and want leaders to take corrective action, a new survey by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation finds. The survey was conducted in December, just as... Read More

Poll: Biden Holds 20-Point Lead in Texas Democratic Primary Race
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Poll: Biden Holds 20-Point Lead in Texas Democratic Primary Race

AUSTIN, Texas — Former Vice President Joe Biden has opened up a commanding 20-point lead in the Texas Democratic primary, according to a CNN poll released Wednesday. Among likely Democratic primary voters, 35% say they support Biden, compared to 15%... Read More

Impeachment Hearings Haven’t Changed Many Minds, Polls Show
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Impeachment Hearings Haven’t Changed Many Minds, Polls Show

WASHINGTON — Two weeks of public hearings have done little to change Americans’ minds about whether Congress should impeach President Donald Trump over his dealings with Ukraine — the nation remains sharply divided, much as it has been since Trump’s... Read More

Polls Show Impeachment Hearings Having Minimal Impact on Public Sentiment
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Polls Show Impeachment Hearings Having Minimal Impact on Public Sentiment

WASHINGTON — Two polls released Tuesday show the House’s impeachment hearings are having minimal impact on public sentiment, with one conducted over the weekend revealing opposition to impeachment growing among independents. A Politico/Morning Consult poll conducted Nov. 15 to 17... Read More

New Polls Finds 70% of Americans Think Trump Was Wrong to Seek Ukraine Biden Inquiry
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New Polls Finds 70% of Americans Think Trump Was Wrong to Seek Ukraine Biden Inquiry
2019-11-18 18:52:37
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Seventy percent of Americans think President Donald Trump's request that Ukraine open an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden, his political rival, was wrong, according to a new ABC News/Ipsos poll. Perhaps worse for the president, 58%... Read More

Sanders Trails Biden, Warren in Quinnipiac New Hampshire Poll
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Sanders Trails Biden, Warren in Quinnipiac New Hampshire Poll

Bernie Sanders represents Vermont in the U.S. Senate but next door in New Hampshire, voters prefer three of his rivals. That’s according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Monday that shows a tight race for the Democratic nomination. Former... Read More

Poll: 1 in 4 Americans Undecided About Impeachment
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Poll: 1 in 4 Americans Undecided About Impeachment

WASHINGTON — Americans are divided about the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, and as the House prepares for public hearings next week, roughly 1 in 4 remain uncertain, providing a large audience that could be especially swayed by the... Read More

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