Opinion Polls

2020-09-10 15:02:38
by Reece Nations
Marquette Poll Finds ‘Slight Change’ in Presidential Race Following Conventions, Kenosha Violence

MILWAUKEE – Newly released polling data from the Marquette University Law School indicates that voting preferences and attitudes have changed... Read More

MILWAUKEE – Newly released polling data from the Marquette University Law School indicates that voting preferences and attitudes have changed minimally since its last survey in August. Marquette’s poll in August, conducted before unrest had been caused by shootings and... Read More

2020-09-03 20:32:36
by Dan McCue
Voters Trust Biden More on Health Care, Future of ACA, Poll Finds

Voters who plan to participate in the 2020 election say they trust Democrat Joe Biden more than incumbent Republican President... Read More

Voters who plan to participate in the 2020 election say they trust Democrat Joe Biden more than incumbent Republican President Donald Trump to protect their health care options and to deal with the persistent coronavirus pandemic. The new survey, released... Read More

2020-09-03 13:28:51
by Sara Wilkerson
Presidential Polling Suggests Narrowed Contest for Swing State

The presidential race between Republican incumbent Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden is tightening in the battleground state of... Read More

The presidential race between Republican incumbent Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden is tightening in the battleground state of Pennsylvania, a new poll from Monmouth University shows, with Biden holding a 4-point lead over Trump in the key swing... Read More

Trump Has Slipped Among Key Groups That Backed Him in 2016

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s support has eroded among key groups of voters who backed him in 2016 — a... Read More

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s support has eroded among key groups of voters who backed him in 2016 — a major reason why he continues to trail former Vice President Joe Biden and a prime motivator for the president’s reelection... Read More

2020-08-26 15:10:33
by Reece Nations
Most Americans Want Health Care Workers, Seniors Prioritized When Coronavirus Vaccine Comes

A new Harris poll found 69% of its respondents would support a priority system – particularly for workers in the... Read More

A new Harris poll found 69% of its respondents would support a priority system – particularly for workers in the health care sector and seniors – for COVID-19 vaccine distribution in the United States. By comparison, 31% of respondents indicated... Read More

Poll: Pandemic Shifts How Consumers Use Gig Companies

NEW YORK (AP) — When ride-hailing heavyweights Uber and Lyft and delivery giants Grubhub and Instacart began making shared rides... Read More

NEW YORK (AP) — When ride-hailing heavyweights Uber and Lyft and delivery giants Grubhub and Instacart began making shared rides and meals available with a few taps on a smartphone, they transformed the way people work, travel and get food... Read More

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

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