Tag: Poll

Mar 13

Morning Digest: Final poll has Democrat Conor Lamb beating Republican Rick Saccone in Pennsylvania

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ● PA-18 (special): Monmouth released their final poll of this race on the eve of Tuesday’s special election, …

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Mar 02

Midday open thread. Poll: 62% of millennials would vote for Dems; black people face more pollution

248 days remain until the November elections ••• ••• Today’s comic by Mark Fiore is Gunning for Profits: • What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … ° Arming teachers is dangerous for students of color—but it’s a threat to teachers of color too, by Kelly Macias ° Gun reform will be up to states—for now, by …

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Feb 24

Americans want stronger gun laws, another poll finds

A majority of Americans want stronger gun laws, another poll finds. According to the new CBS News poll: Sixty-five percent of Americans now say laws covering the sale of guns should be stricter – an eight-point increase from December. It is the highest number recorded in this poll for stricter gun sale laws. The rise …

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Feb 20

Poll: Trump, Congress not doing enough (anything?) to stop mass shootings

Most Americans, by far, see Congress and Trump as useless when it comes to doing anything to prevent mass shooting, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. The polling, you won’t be surprised, shows a strong partisan divide, and show Americans falling for the “mental health” excuse Republicans have been peddling for years. More …

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Feb 03

Poll shows just 38% of Republicans now view FBI favorably, possibly imperiling Mueller investigation

In an exclusive poll conducted by SurveyMonkey, Axios reports that just 38 percent of Republicans now have a favorable opinion of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, with 47 percent unfavorable, a hugely different point of view than held by Democrats and, to a lesser extent, independents. This shows a marked change since a poll taken last …

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Feb 01

New Poll Shows Frightening Jump in Trump Approval Rating Since December

The result was ten points higher than the same poll found last month. A new Monmouth University poll shows President Donald Trump's approval rating jumping ten points above the same poll's finding in December. Trump now enjoys an approval rating of 42 percent. Fifty percent of respondents said they disapprove of the president's performance in office. The …

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Jan 30

Bonkers Poll: 70% of Republicans Think Trump Is a ‘Good Role Model for Children’

Some party of family values. Seventy-two percent of Republicans believe that kids should try to follow Donald Trump’s example. That’s neither hyperbolic conjecture nor sarcastic speculation; it’s the truth, according to Republican poll respondents themselves. Between January 19 and 23, Quinnipiac University asked 1,245 voting-age adults if they think “Trump is a good role model …

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Jan 23

Most Americans don’t trust Trump with his big powerful nuclear button: poll

Another day, another poll showing that Americans don’t trust Donald Trump with nuclear weapons. This poll comes from the Washington Post/ABC News: Overall, 38 percent of Americans trust Trump to handle the authority to order nuclear attacks on other countries, while 60 percent do not. Among those who distrust Trump, almost 9 in 10 are very or …

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Jan 23

Whoa: New poll shows Republican up just 3 points in Pennsylvania special election

There’ve been reports of private polls showing a single-digit race for the March 13 special election Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District, but now there’s public confirmation that we’ve got a very tight contest on our hands, thanks to a new survey from DFM Research, conducted on behalf of the Transportation Division of the International Association of …

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Jan 19

#MeToo: A Poll About Sexual Assault

Much of the recent pushback to the #MeToo movement revolves around the idea that we aren’t drawing proper distinctions between serious sexual assault and less serious everyday boorishness. Here is Megan McArdle: I have now had dozens of conversations about #MeToo with women my age or older, all of which are some variant on “What …

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