Opinion Polls

Most Latinos Haven’t Heard From Biden or Trump Campaigns About Voting, New Poll Finds

MIAMI — Despite highly publicized efforts by Democrats and Republicans to win over Hispanic voters, a new national and swing... Read More

MIAMI — Despite highly publicized efforts by Democrats and Republicans to win over Hispanic voters, a new national and swing states poll has found that a majority of Florida’s Hispanic voters have yet to be contacted about the November election.... Read More

2020-08-14 11:54:12
by Sara Wilkerson
Pandemic Spurs Surging Confidence in Health Care Systems, Diminished Confidence in Law Enforcement

Confidence in two of America’s institutions hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic – health care and public education – has... Read More

Confidence in two of America’s institutions hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic – health care and public education – has risen sharply for Americans since last year, according to a recent Gallup poll measuring America’s confidence in its top institutions. ... Read More

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

WASHINGTON – New data from the Gallup Center for Black Voices found 61% of Black Americans want the police presence... Read More

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

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

WASHINGTON - Football fans for teams at both the college and professional level would be just as upset by a... Read More

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

NEW YORK (AP) — The distrust many Americans feel toward the news media, caught up like much of the nation's... Read More

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

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

WASHINGTON - New polling data shows that while younger U.S. voters are increasingly interested in voting by mail, many aren’t... Read More

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

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... Read More

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

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

Since Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Electoral College defeat, public sentiment towards presidential polling numbers often centers around skepticism. Although many were... Read More

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

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

Results of a recent Gallup poll show 34% of Americans believe that there should be more immigration, rather than less,... Read More

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

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

WASHINGTON - Voters have grown more pessimistic about a quick "v-shaped" economic recovery in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak,... Read More

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

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

WASHINGTON - A majority of Americans said they would feel safe patronizing a business or restaurant if they knew those... Read More

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

WASHINGTON — Almost 90% of Americans say they are dissatisfied with the state of the country, and their unhappiness is... Read More

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

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,... Read More

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

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... Read More

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

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

WASHINGTON - Nearly half of workers ages 45-64 say they are not in any rush to return to the office... Read More

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

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

Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in February, Americans have struggled to find information they believe they can trust... Read More

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

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

WASHINGTON – As state governors continue to roll back restrictions on gatherings and business brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic,... Read More

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

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... Read More

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

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

A Monmouth University poll out Tuesday found a majority of Americans think that anger over police killings of African-Americans is... Read More

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

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

WASHINGTON - A new survey has found that 36% of American workers would sue their employers if one of their... Read More

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

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

A majority of Hawaii residents continue to support the construction of a new observatory atop the dormant Maunakea volcano on... Read More

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

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

New polling shows that a majority of female Trump supporters in 2016 who lost their jobs due to the COVID-19... Read More

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

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... Read More

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

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

A new poll released on Tuesday by Montana State University puts Democratic Governor Steve Bullock seven points ahead of Republican... Read More

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

Older Americans More Attentive To COVID-19 News Than Younger Adults

The coronavirus crisis has dominated headlines in 2020, but research shows some Americans are paying more attention than others. According... Read More

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — As states gear up to reopen, a poll finds a potential obstacle to controlling the coronavirus: nearly 1... Read More

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans’ support for mail-in voting has jumped amid concerns about the safety of polling places during the... Read More

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

President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the economic collapse has shaken voters’ confidence in him, with the... Read More

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

PHILADELPHIA — Joe Biden has a sizable lead over President Donald Trump in Pennsylvania, according to a new poll, as... Read More

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

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

WASHINGTON - As the House prepares to vote on a $483 billion coronavirus aid package, a majority of Americans say... Read More

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

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