Tag: Poll

Poll: Clinton Leads Trump By 7 Points After Convention

Recent CBS News national poll shows that Hillary Clinton is leading Donald Trump by seven percentage points, 46 percent to 39 percent. Clinton’s seven-point lead comes just one week after last week’s poll, in which she and Trump were tied at 42. Since then, Clinton’s support among poll respondents grew by four points while Trump’s…

New CNN/ORC Poll: Trump Leading After GOP Convention

After the RNC in Cleveland last week, Donald Trump is having a significant bump in the polls, leading Hillary Clinton by 44 percent to 39 percent in a new CNN/ORC survey released Monday morning. Gary Johnson garnered 9 percent, with Jill Stein in fourth place at 3 percent. Before the convention, Clinton was ahead in…

WAPO/ABC News Poll: Hillary Clinton Widens Lead on Trump

In a new poll conducted by The Washington Post and ABC News, Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump overall 51 percent to 39 percent. Almost one-third of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents surveyed said that Trump was unqualified for office. Only 69 percent of Republicans who supported another candidate in the primary besides Trump say they support…

Poll: Fans say NFL news hasn’t impacted football viewing

A NBC News/Marist poll shows 53 percent of Americans and 57 percent of football fans disapprove of the way the NFL has handled the recent reports of domestic violence. However, 86 percent of fans say the domestic violence news hasn’t changed the amount of professional football they watch. And only 29 percent believe Commissioner Roger…

USA is 12th, Panama 1st, in global well-being poll

According to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, Panama ranks first among 135 countries, the U.S. ranks 12th, on subjective well-being – not just how much wealth or good health people have but how they feel about their lives. Countries ranked at the top and bottom:

Poll: Minority Of Voters Wants To Repeal Obamacare

A majority of voters nationwide say they want the Affordable Care Act implemented, according to poll findings released Wednesday. The survey conducted by Democratic firm Greenberg Quinlan Rosner showed that 58 percent of voters want the health care law implemented and then fixed, compared with only 38 percent who share the view held by many…

Poll: Half of older workers delay retirement plans

Stung by a recession that sapped investments and home values, but expressing widespread job satisfaction, older Americans appear to have accepted the reality of a retirement that comes later in life and no longer represents a complete exit from the workforce. Some 82 percent of working Americans over 50 say it is at least somewhat…

Poll: Americans not happy about shutdown; more blame GOP

On day three of the partial government shutdown, a new CBS News poll reveals that a large majority of Americans disapprove of the shutdown and more are blaming Republicans than President Obama and the Democrats for it. Fully 72 percent of Americans disapprove of shutting down the federal government over differences on the Affordable Care…

NBC Poll: Americans Skeptical Of U.S. Intervention In Syria

Fifty percent of Americans say they oppose the United States taking military action against Syrian President Bashar Assad, and nearly eight-in-10 believe President Barack Obama should receive congressional approval before using any force, according to a new NBC News poll. Yet the public is more supportive of military action against the Syrian regime when the…

Poll: Majority Of NYC Democrats Say Weiner Should Call It Quits

A majority of New York City Democrats likely to vote in September’s mayoral primary say Anthony Weiner should end his bid for the Democratic nomination, according to a new poll. The Quinnipiac University survey, conducted entirely after Weiner admitted in a news conference last week to lewd chats a year after such sexting forced him…

Anthony Weiner Drops From First After Revelations: Poll

The latest revelation that Anthony Weiner continued to engage in sexually explicit conversations on the Internet following his 2011 resignation from Congress has dramatically hurt his standing in the race for New York City mayor, sending his unfavorability rating to an all-time high, a new poll from The Wall Street Journal-NBC 4 New York-Marist showed.…

Poll: Floridians Favor More Gun Control, Hillary Clinton For President In 2016

Florida voters support universal background checks for gun purchases, other gun control laws and Hillary Clinton for president in 2016, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday. The poll found that 91 percent of Florida voters support universal background checks for gun purchases. “The idea of requiring background checks on those who want to…

Poll: Obama Better Trusted On Economy Than GOP

The president has the trust of more Americans in economic matters on the eve of a State of the Union address in which he’s expected to lay out a clear vision for his economic agenda. According to a Quinnipiac University poll released Monday morning, 47% trust President Obama to handle the economy over Congressional Republicans, who win trust…

Poll: 67 Percent Of Republicans Think Video Games Are Bigger Threat Than Guns

As Republican leaders insist that the debate over gun violence in America should also address the role of violent entertainment, the latest findings from Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling released Thursday showed that the vast majority of GOP voters nationwide believe video games are a bigger threat than guns. Given the choice between the two, 67…

Poll Shows Pa. Voters Want Stricter Gun-Control Measures

Should gun-control laws in Pennsylvania be stricter? A poll released this morning of voters in the Keystone State show they overwhelmingly say yes. The gun-control laws need to be stronger, 57 percent said in the latest Quinnipiac University poll of 1,221 Pennsylvanians who are registered to vote. Four percent said the laws need to be…

Congress Less Popular Than Cockroaches, Traffic Jams, Head Lice – Public Policy Polling

Facing low approval ratings after a historically unproductive 112th session and a series of last-minute showdowns over fiscal matters, Congress is now less popular than root canals, NFL replacement referees, head lice, the rock band Nickelback, colonoscopies, carnies, traffic jams, cockroaches, Donald Trump, France, Genghis Khan, used-car salesmen and Brussel sprouts. When asked if they…