Perceptions of the Republican Party leave it in a bad spot as next year’s election approaches. According to a July survey conducted by the Pew Research Center, GOP favorability ratings have fallen by nine percentage points in the first half of 2015, from 41 percent favorable in January to 32 percent favorable in July, reaching their […]
Donald Trump has surged in the early Republican primary polls, but that doesn’t mean most of the country is willing to take him seriously yet. A new Gallup poll released on Tuesday found that only 25 percent of Americans think of Trump as a serious candidate. That’s roughly the same amount of people who considered Trump […]
A new poll released by Rasmussen Reports on Wednesday showed that a majority of Americans want to end sanctuary cities. The Daily Caller reported that 62 percent of likely voters support the Justice Department taking legal action against cities that provide sanctuary for illegal immigrants. Nearly as many people — 58 percent — support the […]
The share of Americans identifying themselves as “extremely proud” to hail from the United States is waning, according to a Gallup poll released Thursday.
When Rand Paul won his Kentucky Senate seat in 2010, he made it a priority to expand the Republican Party to include more young people and minorities. Public Policy Polling released two polls Tuesday that show he’s halfway there. In his re-election bid for Senate, Paul is winning the youth vote against all Democratic opponents by nearly […]
Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-Kent.) rhetoric that the federal government should not violate civil liberties is in step with the opinion of a majority of Americans.
Former President George W. Bush is currently enjoying a higher favorability rating than President Obama, according to a CNN/ORC poll released Wednesday.
According to a Quinnipiac University national poll released Thursday, the former secretary of state’s favorability rating sank to 45 percent in May, one percentage point lower than the same statistic in April and three points less than it was in March.
Millennials have been pegged as “The Me Me Me” generation, but the majority do not want to be associated with the label. A recent Public Religion Research Institute poll reported that only 34 percent of the 18-35 year olds referr to themselves as Millennials, while the other 66 percent prefer not be called one. Of those surveyed, the […]
According to a newly released Gallup analysis, the share of U.S. adults that view the Democratic presidential candidate unfavorably has increased seven percentage points in two months.
Despite media narrative, latest polls indicate acceptance of gays and evangelicals in the White House
Huffington Post writer Janie Velencia was elated to discover that in the most recent WSJ/NBC poll more Americans are excited about or feel comfortable with a gay or lesbian in the White House than an evangelical Christian. Velencia wrote, “The results point to a cultural shift in perceptions of gay people in recent years. While perspectives on […]
An overwhelming share of Americans rate Hillary Clinton poorly on trustworthiness in light of the reports of her use of a private e-mail system, according to an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released Monday.
According to a YouGov/Huffington Post poll released Tuesday, overwhelming shares of American voters want Democrats to work across the aisle with Republicans — and vice versa — so that government can actually make some progress.
Millennials still lean toward the Democratic party, but not to the levels they did during the last presidential election, according to a Harvard University Institute of Politics poll released Wednesday.
Support for gay marriage has reach record highs in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, just one week before a U.S. Supreme Court hearing on the issue. According to the poll, 61 percent of Americans believe that gays and lesbians should be allowed to marry legally. This represents a marked change over the past nine years. In […]
According to a CNN/ORC poll released Tuesday, Obama is currently enjoying his highest job-approval rating in nearly two years. Currently, 48 percent of Americans approve of the job that the president is doing in the White House, while only 47 percent disapprove.
President Obama might think that mandatory voting would be “transformative,” but Americans overwhelmingly oppose the idea. According to a new Huffington Post/YouGov poll, about 66 percent of poll respondents said they opposed mandatory voting, while just 26 percent were in favor of it. Another 8 percent were not sure. In mid-March, Obama said during a […]
Maybe all you need is love, but there is nothing that unites Americans quite like hate. Specifically, mutual hatred over political parties. Both the Democratic and Republican political parties are viewed favorably by less than 40 percent of the American public for the first time in nearly 25 years, according to a new Gallup poll. […]
This is just pitiful. A new survey finds that Americans’ confidence in all three branches of government is at or is nearing record lows. The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research at the University of Chicago and the General Social Survey has measured attitudes on this subject for 40 years and the results for […]
What do Rick Grimes, Daryl Dixon, and Michonne from “The Walking Dead” all likely have in common? Well, they must be Republicans if they have survived the zombie apocalypse for five seasons of the show, at least according to a new hilarious YouGov poll. The new poll finds that while most Americans feel pretty good about […]