Opinion Polls

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

A poll released Friday finds most Americans are deeply concerned about the security and integrity of elections, with only about... Read More

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

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden’s campaign got good news Thursday, as a new poll added to the evidence that he’s on... Read More

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

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

Vice President Joe Biden holds the lead heading into the South Carolina presidential primary, opening up a 15 point gap... Read More

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

WASHINGTON — Most people incorrectly believe the census will include a citizenship question, according to a pair of surveys released... Read More

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

President Donald Trump trails his potential Democratic rivals in Pennsylvania and Michigan and leads outright in Wisconsin, according to a... Read More

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

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

An overwhelming majority of Americans -- 82% -- fear made-up news and other false reports about the candidates will undermine... Read More

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

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

Former Vice President Joe Biden, Mike Bloomberg and Sen. Bernie Sanders are all currently among Virginians’ top choices when it... Read More

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

PHILADELPHIA — From her cubicle in a quiet New Jersey office park, Maryann Hand called voter after voter in Iowa... Read More

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

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

Former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg held a slight lead in a last-minute poll of Iowa Democrats, released by... Read More

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

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

Former Vice President Joe Biden continues to be the top choice for president among Pennsylvania voters, a new Franklin &... Read More

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

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

WASHINGTON - A majority of Americans say House managers should be able to introduce new evidence in the Senate impeachment... Read More

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

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

Former Vice President Joe Biden has widened his lead to 26 points among Florida voters in the race to be... Read More

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

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

WASHINGTON - When presented with a list of 16 issues, at least 30% of adults rated five as being "extremely... Read More

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

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

WASHINGTON - Voters remain deeply concerned about Washington's wanton ways when it comes to spending and want leaders to take... Read More

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

AUSTIN, Texas — Former Vice President Joe Biden has opened up a commanding 20-point lead in the Texas Democratic primary,... Read More

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

WASHINGTON — Two weeks of public hearings have done little to change Americans’ minds about whether Congress should impeach President... Read More

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

WASHINGTON — Two polls released Tuesday show the House’s impeachment hearings are having minimal impact on public sentiment, with one... Read More

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

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

WASHINGTON - Seventy percent of Americans think President Donald Trump's request that Ukraine open an investigation into former Vice President... Read More

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

Bernie Sanders represents Vermont in the U.S. Senate but next door in New Hampshire, voters prefer three of his rivals.... Read More

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

WASHINGTON — Americans are divided about the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, and as the House prepares for public... Read More

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

2019-10-29 21:17:36
by Dan McCue
Poll Finds Trump Staring Into Statistical Abyss, Especially in Suburbia

WASHINGTON - Unfavorable feelings about President Donald Trump are growing despite a strong economy, and his biggest weakness heading into... Read More

WASHINGTON - Unfavorable feelings about President Donald Trump are growing despite a strong economy, and his biggest weakness heading into the 2020 election may well be the suburbs, a new poll finds. The Grinnell College National Poll is a partnership... Read More

2019-10-29 21:08:09
by Dan McCue
Two Thirds of Big Cities Predict Recession, Midwest in Fiscal Decline, Report Says

WASHINGTON - Two in three finance officers in large U.S. cities believe the nation will slip into a recession as... Read More

WASHINGTON - Two in three finance officers in large U.S. cities believe the nation will slip into a recession as soon as next year, testing their resiliency after years of sustained growth, a new report from the National League of... Read More

2019-10-25 19:40:52
by Dan McCue
Buttigieg Jumps to Second in New Iowa State University/Civiqs Poll

Mayor Pete Buttigieg is building momentum in Iowa, according to an Iowa State University/Civiqs poll released this week. The university... Read More

Mayor Pete Buttigieg is building momentum in Iowa, according to an Iowa State University/Civiqs poll released this week. The university and Civiqs, an online polling company, surveys the same pool of voters each month in the lead up to the... Read More

2019-10-15 21:12:25
by Dan McCue
New Poll Finds Majority of Voters Disapprove of Trump, Support Impeachment, But He Still Remains Competitive

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump may be weak when it comes to job approval and public support for impeachment, but... Read More

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump may be weak when it comes to job approval and public support for impeachment, but a number of factors, ranging from economy to unfavorable views toward some Democratic candidates, continue to make him competitive in... Read More

2019-10-08 22:26:37
by Dan McCue
New Wall Street Journal/NBC News Poll Finds Majority Support Impeachment Probe

WASHINGTON - A poll just out Tuesday finds 55% of Americans believe President Donald Trump’s actions regarding Ukraine are a... Read More

WASHINGTON - A poll just out Tuesday finds 55% of Americans believe President Donald Trump’s actions regarding Ukraine are a serious matter and merit an impeachment inquiry by Congress, while 39% don’t think so. Meanwhile, when asked about the eventual... Read More

2019-09-05 20:55:07
by Dan McCue
‘Free College’ Won’t Fix Barriers to Higher Education, Prosperity

WASHINGTON - On the one hand, it's easy to see why some in the party would embrace so-called "free" or... Read More

WASHINGTON - On the one hand, it's easy to see why some in the party would embrace so-called "free" or "debt-free" college and the forgiveness of student loans. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.,  electrified younger voters with his ambitious proposals in... Read More

2019-09-03 20:27:59
by Dan McCue
Democrat McCready Holds Narrow Lead in North Carolina Special Election, New Poll Shows

WASHINGTON - Democrat Dan McCready holds a narrow lead over Republican Dan Bishop in the special election contest to represent... Read More

WASHINGTON - Democrat Dan McCready holds a narrow lead over Republican Dan Bishop in the special election contest to represent North Carolina's 9th Congressional District, a new poll says. With precious little time left before the Sept. 10 election, a... Read More

2019-08-20 12:43:11
by Dan McCue
Majority Of Large Employers Have Concerns About 'Medicare For All' Proposals, Survey Finds

WASHINGTON - A majority of large employers believe the Medicare for all proposals being touted by some White House aspirants... Read More

WASHINGTON - A majority of large employers believe the Medicare for all proposals being touted by some White House aspirants would lower the number of uninsured in the United States, but at a cost of higher taxes and a decline... Read More

2019-08-16 19:06:06
by Dan McCue
Trump, Battered In New Poll, Says 'Love Me Or Hate Me' You Have to Vote For Me

WASHINGTON - With polls suggesting his disapproval rating is near an all-time high, President Donald Trump told attendees at a... Read More

WASHINGTON - With polls suggesting his disapproval rating is near an all-time high, President Donald Trump told attendees at a boisterous New Hampshire campaign rally Thursday night they had to vote for him "whether you love me or hate me."... Read More

Nearly 3 in 10 Philadelphians Know Someone Who’s Died From Opioid Use, Survey Finds

PHILADELPHIA — In a stark illustration of the depths of Philadelphia’s opioid crisis, a new survey of city residents found... Read More

PHILADELPHIA — In a stark illustration of the depths of Philadelphia’s opioid crisis, a new survey of city residents found that nearly a third — 29% — know someone who has died from opioid use. The survey, conducted by the... Read More

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