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  • Poll: Large Majority of Americans Oppose Obama’s Immigration Actions

    01/28/2015 7:13:08 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    National Review ^ | 01/28/2015 | Andrew Johnson
    A larger number of Americans oppose President Obama’s executive actions on immigration than support it, according to a new survey. Among blue-collar workers, the opposition is even more stark. A new poll conducted by Paragon Insights finds that 58 percent of registered voters oppose the president’s actions to block the deportation of up to 4 million immigrants in the country illegally, compared with 36 percent who support it. As the pollster notes, the question does not mention the White House’s decision to bypass Congress, but solely focuses on the president’s policy by asking, “Do you support or oppose Obama’s...
  • GOP poll Freep this poll

    01/27/2015 4:54:01 PM PST · by Zenjitsuman · 37 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 1/26/15 | Newsmax
    Freep this poll, lets get a conservative this time.
  • Democratic stunner: It isn’t even close in Elizabeth Warren vs. Hillary showdown

    01/27/2015 9:00:25 AM PST · by Zakeet · 19 replies
    Washington Times ^ | January 26, 2015 | David Sherfinski
    As she reportedly lays the groundwork for an all-but-declared presidential run in 2016, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton leads Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts by commanding margins in new polls testing Democrats’ preference for their 2016 presidential nominee. In a head-to-head matchup, Mrs. Clinton leads Mrs. Warren, 62 percent to 22 percent, when respondents were asked who they would vote for if the 2016 Democratic presidential primary were held in their state today, according to a Rasmussen poll. Sixteen percent were undecided and 18 percent said they had not heard of Mrs. Warren.
  • Poll: 60 Percent of Americans Say Abortion is Morally Wrong

    01/22/2015 7:56:15 PM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 22 Jan 2015 | Charlie Spiering
    A new poll shows that a majority of Americans continue to think abortion is morally wrong, even though the country is split between people identifying as “pro-life” or “pro-choice.” The latest Marist/Knights of Columbus poll shows that 60 percent of Americans believe that abortion is morally wrong. Forty-seven percent of Americans describe themselves as pro-life, while 49 percent identify as pro-choice. Four percent of the respondents were “unsure.” When asked by pollsters when a woman should be legally allowed an abortion, only nine percent said any time during her entire pregnancy. Eight percent said only during the first six months...
  • UK poll: 24% of youth expect another Holocaust in their lifetime

    01/21/2015 6:20:34 PM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies
    jpost.com ^ | 1/21/15 | JERRY LEWIS
    LONDON – Just under a quarter of British 18-to-35-year-olds believe another Holocaust might happen in their lifetime, according to a poll released Wednesday. The poll of 505 people, commissioned by the European Jewish Congress (EJC), also found that almost 60 percent of those questioned were unaware that six million Jews died during the Holocaust. The survey – carried out by Suration in preparation for an emergency Pan European summit, in cooperation with the European Union, on January 26 in Prague – was aimed at securing views of young British people across a range of subjects, including anti-Semitism and racism. A...
  • NBC/WSJ Poll: No Bump for Romney, Jeb Bush After '16 Hints

    01/20/2015 7:36:04 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    NBC News ^ | 01/20/2015 | CARRIE DANN
    Poential 2016 candidates Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney have earned plenty of headlines after publicly acknowledging that they're revving up likely presidential campaigns, but, so far, they haven't gained positive marks from the public, according to the newest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. In fact, both candidates have lost ground since pollsters last measured Americans' feelings towards them - including a dip in approval from members of their own party. Just 27 percent of Americans now offer a positive rating for Romney, the Republican party's nominee in 2012, compared to 40 percent who give him negative marks. And just over...
  • Oh my: 56% say Republicans should block Obama’s executive amnesty

    01/19/2015 4:57:51 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/19/2015 | AllahPundit
    Via Guy Benson. A few commenters torched me after this post last week about a YouGov poll claiming that 55 percent of the public wants the GOP to let Obama’s executive amnesty stand. The question YouGov asked was way too vague, they insisted. Rephrase it so that it gets more specific about what O’s action would do and the numbers will drop.Yep. According to today’s WaPo result, you guys were right. Here’s how YouGov asked the question about the merits of Obama’s policy:After putting that to the respondents, they followed up by asking, “Do you think Congress should try...
  • Poll: 63% now say it’s more important for feds to investigate terror threats than privacy

    01/19/2015 4:53:19 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/19/2015 | AllahPundit
    WaPo’s offering this as evidence that the public’s trending back towards security and away from privacy after Snowden’s heyday in 2013. It’s true, there is more support now for the former than there was 14 months ago; if Rand Paul was thinking of making opposition to the NSA a key piece of his campaign, this might give him pause. I think it’s more interesting, though, to see how strongly pro-security the public remained even after the surveillance bombshells first started bursting. Today, 63 percent say investigating terror is more important versus 32 percent who say it’s more important to...
  • Poll: Rising economy boosts Obama’s standing on eve of the State of the Union

    01/19/2015 8:38:52 AM PST · by Zakeet · 24 replies
    Washington comPost ^ | January 19, 2015 | Scott Clement and Dan Balz
    President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address Tuesday enjoying rising approval ratings that have been strengthened by rapidly improving perceptions of the economy and increased optimism about the overall direction of the country, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. [Snip] Obama’s overall approval rating now stands at 50 percent, the highest in a Post-ABC poll since the spring of 2013. His standing is nine points higher than in December and seven points higher than in October, just before Republicans captured control of the Senate, increased their House majority to its highest level in eight decades...
  • Define marriage as one man and one woman

    01/18/2015 11:35:27 AM PST · by NetAddicted · 27 replies
    Petitions.Whitehouse.gov ^ | 1/16/2015 | Undefined
    We the People request that marriage is officially defined as the union between one man and one woman. The age old tradition must be preserved to ensure America keeps its values. Traditional marriage would in fact be the ideal scenario for a child to be raise and future Americans to be developed. We ask the Obama Administration to preserve the concept Traditional Marriage for future America.
  • Freep a poll!( require high school students to pass a civics test to earn a diploma?)

    01/16/2015 3:30:27 AM PST · by dynachrome · 15 replies
    azfamily.com ^ | 1-15-14 | azfamily.com
    Should Arizona require high school students to pass a civics test to earn a diploma? yes no
  • Poll: 62% support Obama’s executive amnesty on the merits, 55% say Congress should let it stand

    01/15/2015 8:32:36 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/15/2014 | AllahPundit
    You would think there’d be more support for Congress letting the policy stand than there is for the policy on the merits. Realistically, some slice of the public that opposes executive amnesty will nonetheless submit to it on grounds that it’s the status quo now, illegals are enrolling in it, we don’t need any messy new standoffs between the legislature and the executive, etc. As it is, maybe there’s some segment of people who support the policy on the merits who also think, “You know, come to think of it, this is an egregious affront to separation of powers....
  • Poll: Just 36% of Americans say they have the right to blaspheme religion

    01/13/2015 11:12:01 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/13/2015 | AllahPundit
    Not even Bill Donohue goes this far. You do have the right, he concedes. You should simply decline to exercise that right in the interests of social harmony.Do Americans agree? Fusion surveyed 1,502 Americans and asked a single question: Do Americans have the right to blaspheme religion? We got 1,105 responses, and the results were not very impressive: only 37% said yes, while 32% said no, and 31% said “I don’t know.”Among women, the results were even worse: just 26.5% said yes, while 36% said no, and 38% said “I don’t know.” The problem with a question like that...
  • POLL: TROOPS TURN ON COMMANDER IN CHIEF; DEEPLY UNPOPULAR

    01/14/2015 9:22:38 AM PST · by Dr. Thorne · 55 replies
    Drudge ^ | 1/14/2015
    Drudge links to the Military Times which cannot be posted because of Gannett rules.
  • Freep a Poll! (islam a religion of peace?)

    01/07/2015 1:49:35 PM PST · by dynachrome · 42 replies
    headlineoftheday.com ^ | 1-6-15 | Headline of the Day
    Is Islam a "Religion of Peace"? Yes. I don't know. No.
  • Disconnect 75% of GOP Voters Want Boehner/McConnell Out..

    01/05/2015 7:46:20 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 26 replies
    PJ Media ^ | Jan 5, 2015 | David Steinberg
    A national poll of GOP voters supervised by Caddell Associates, Pat Caddell’s outfit, presented the following findings yesterday regarding tomorrow’s full House vote for the speaker position: Only a quarter of GOP voters think [John] Boehner and [Mitch] McConnell should remain Speaker and Majority Leader. Three-fifths want someone new rather than Speaker Boehner and almost half want someone new rather than Leader McConnell. As of now this finding has received scant media attention. It deserves more. The Daily Signal broke Caddell’s poll but somewhat buried that lede; Drudge linked the Daily Signal article halfway down his site. Otherwise, I see...
  • Poll: 60% of GOP Voters Want Boehner Out as Speaker

    01/02/2015 7:42:44 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 82 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 1/2/15
    A new poll out today reveals GOP opinions about Speaker of the House John Boehner. The poll was commissioned by a group called The People’s Poll, supervised by Pat Caddell of Caddell Associates and fielded by EMC Research. The survey was conducted among self-identified Republicans and independents who say they lean Republican so the opinions in the poll come from the GOPers around the country, not the public-at-large. When asked if Speaker of the House John Boehner should be re-elected only 25% say so, with a paltry 11% strongly supporting Boehner. On the other hand, almost two-thirds (60%) want someone...
  • Pew Poll: 71% of Americans Are 'Dissatisfied' With Direction of the Country

    01/04/2015 12:07:04 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/04/2015 | Michael Gryboski
    A whopping 71 percent of Americans are dissatisfied with the direction the country is going in, and less than half of those polled, 49 percent, believe this year will be better than 2014, while 42 percent actually believe it will be worse. "The public remains deeply dissatisfied with the way things are going in the country. Just 26 percent are satisfied with national conditions, while 71 percent are dissatisfied," according to a poll released by the Pew Research Center this week. "The current ratings are more pessimistic than in recent years, as the public generally takes an optimistic view of...
  • Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton Extend Run as Most Admired, (Mega barf!)

    12/29/2014 2:41:10 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 41 replies
    Gallup.com ^ | Jeffrey M. Jones
    Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton Extend Run as Most Admired by Jeffrey M. Jones Story Highlights Hillary Clinton is most admired woman for 17th time in 18 years Barack Obama is most admired man for 7th year in a row PRINCETON, N.J. -- Americans continue to name Hillary Clinton as the woman living anywhere in the world whom they admire most, and name Barack Obama as the man they admire most. Clinton has held the top women's spot in each of the last 13 years and 17 of the last 18, with that streak interrupted only by first lady Laura Bush...
  • Shock poll: Jeb Bush is choice of conservatives, Romney is establishment pick

    12/26/2014 11:20:36 AM PST · by entropy12 · 196 replies
    washington examiner ^ | 12/25/2014 | Paul Bedard
    In a new poll of likely Republican primary voters nationwide by Zogby Analytics, 2012 GOP nominee Romney leads the pack with 14%, followed by former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (12%), Kentucky Senator Rand Paul (10%), New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (8%), former Arkansas Governor and now Fox News Host Mike Huckabee (7%), Florida Senator Marco Rubio (7%), Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (5%), Rep. and former Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan (4%), Texas Governor Rick Perry (4%), Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (3%), Texas Senator Ted Cruz (3%), South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley (2%), former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum (1%), and both...
  • CBS poll showing health-care cost pressures increasing on Americans

    12/19/2014 5:38:57 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/19/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    It’s been almost five years since the passage of the Affordable Care Act and its promise to “bend the cost curve downward” for Americans and their health care. More than five years have passed since the technical start of the recovery and the Obama administration’s bragging about jobs and economic expansion. The two combined should produce noticeable improvement in the lives of Americans, yes? According to the latest CBS News poll, no (via Jeff Dunetz): Fifty-two percent of Americans say they find basic medical care affordable, but that’s down from 61 percent last December. Today, for 46 percent of...
  • BREAKING: Jeb Bush is formally exploring 2016 White House bid

    12/16/2014 7:55:08 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 169 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 16, 2014 | Seth McLaughlin
    Jeb Bush is exploring a 2016 presidential bid. The former Florida governor said in a post on Facebook Tuesday that over the Thanksgiving holiday there was a lot of discussion about the future of the nation. “As a result of these conversations and thoughtful consideration of the kind of strong leadership I think America needs, I have decided to actively explore the possibility of running for President of the United States,” Mr. Bush said. Mr. Bush said he plans to establish a Leader PAC next month to “help me facilitate conversations with citizens across America to discuss the most critical...
  • American Catholic Laity Poll, 2011

    12/12/2014 8:26:15 AM PST · by daniel1212 · 33 replies
    Association of Religion Data Archives ^ | 12-14 | Association of Religion Data Archives
    American Catholic Laity Poll, 2011 Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > Religious Groups > Members or Leaders > Catholic > Summary SummaryCodebookSearchDownload The American Catholic Laity Poll contains many questions on pressing issues in the Catholic Church--views of the hierarchy, political positions of the church, women's roles in the church, what it takes to be a "good Catholic," how churches can respond to the current shortage of priests, and the effects of sex abuse in the church. Other questions also concern Mass attendance, prayer, Communion, and demographic characteristics. This poll contains respondents from many different generations of Catholics, and it...
  • Freep a poll!(Florida allow concealed carry on the campuses of state colleges and universities?)

    12/11/2014 5:04:13 PM PST · by dynachrome · 16 replies
    theledger.com ^ | 12-11-14 | The Ledger
    Should Florida allow people to carry concealed weapons on the campuses of state colleges and universities? Yes No
  • Freep a Poll!(Why did the Democrats release their "report" on enhanced interrogation?)

    12/11/2014 1:55:50 PM PST · by dynachrome · 27 replies
    headlineoftheday.com ^ | 12-10-14 | Headline of the Day
    Why did the Democrats release their "report" on enhanced interrogation? They feel the world needs to know about torture. I don't know. They delight in hurting the United States military and intelligence agencies
  • Bloomberg poll: Majority opposes Obama executive action on immigration

    12/09/2014 6:55:41 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/09/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    The latest Bloomberg Politics poll shows Republicans’ popularity hitting a five-year high after a stunning midterm wave election. That comes mainly at Barack Obama’s expense, but also at the expense of the Democratic Party. The backlash can be felt in the standing among independents, and on issues such as Obama’s executive action on immigration — which turns out to be an expensive pander to a narrow constituency: Republicans are enjoying a five-year peak in popularity after their wins in the midterm elections, according to a new Bloomberg Politics poll, while President Barack Obama struggles with his lowest job approval...
  • Poll: Maybe America is Ready for Hillary? [She leads against all potential GOP candidates]

    12/08/2014 12:28:02 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 71 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/08/2014 | Noah Rothman
    <p>A poll recently conducted by Bloomberg suggests that Hillary Clinton’s ascension to the presidency is all but inevitable. Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated.</p> <p>At least, that’s how the writeup of this survey via Bloomberg’s Lisa Lerer read.</p> <p>“Greater numbers of Americans view her as a strong leader, who has a better vision for the future, shares their values, and empathizes with their concerns, according to a new Bloomberg Politics Poll,” the post revealed.</p>
  • Freep a Poll! (How do feel about America's decline under Obama?)

    12/04/2014 5:42:17 PM PST · by dynachrome · 19 replies
    headlineoftheday.com ^ | 12-4-14 | Headline of The Day
    How do feel about America's decline under Obama? I'm glad Obama brought the U.S. down a notch. I don't know. The U.S. will be great again again once the grown-ups are in charge.
  • YouGov poll: Plurality of Americans oppose Obama’s executive order on amnesty, 38/45

    12/02/2014 7:45:10 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/02/2014 | AllahPundit
    Interesting, and encouraging. Now convince me that either the White House or its friends in Congress really care. Immigration for them is about pleasing one particular demographic group long-term even if it ends up irritating other demographic groups short-term. They can probably tolerate a backlash among white working-class if it’s broad but ephemeral or durable but narrow, knowing that the gains they make among Latinos will offset those votes.But what if the backlash is broad and durable? This may be a nation of immigrants (and 82% of the public agree that it is), but the President’s plan for executive...
  • Poll: Americans reject Obama's immigration order, want illegals out of schools, jobs

    12/02/2014 9:48:45 AM PST · by Zakeet · 11 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | December 2, 2014 | Paul Bedard
    Despite the media’s gushing over support for President Obama’s executive order on illegal immigrants, a poll just published finds that the public is rejecting his move, with overwhelming majorities demanding that illegal children be barred from schools and illegal adults from jobs. ... In fact, only a majority of Democrats support the president’s action ... but 51 percent of independents and 80 percent of Republicans oppose it [Snip] More telling is the nation’s attitude toward undocumented immigrants when it comes to jobs, school and crime. “There is much support overall for punitive action against illegal immigrants: nearly two in three...
  • FL: Remarkable Poll in Favor of Campus Carry 15-1

    11/30/2014 5:20:33 AM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 29 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    The article with this poll was first published on Friday afternoon a week ago, 21 November, 2014, the day after the shooting at Florida State University (FSU).   I wrote about it the next day.   At that time the ratio of second amendment supporters to disarmists was a very high 12 to 1. On Saturday morning, about 6 a.m. the total number of votes cast were 2740.   As you can see from the screenshot, today, 28 November about 10 a.m., the number has increased to 4,330, and the ratio has increase from 12 to 1 to an astonishing...
  • American Voters Split On Obama's Immigration Move, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds

    11/25/2014 10:26:44 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    American voters are divided on whether President Barack Obama should take action to address the immigration issue if Congress fails to act, as 45 percent say the president should issue an executive order while 48 percent say he should not, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released today. At the same time, support for immigrants is at its lowest level ever measured by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University Poll. Offered three choices on what to do about illegal immigrants: 48 percent of American voters say they should be allowed to stay, with a path to citizenship, down from 57...
  • Poll: (Hillary) Clinton Leads in NH by Historic Margin

    11/24/2014 9:48:47 AM PST · by Zakeet · 32 replies
    NBC News ^ | November 24, 2014
    The 2016 New Hampshire presidential primary is well over a year away, but there's a new poll about the Democratic contenders that gives Hillary Clinton a huge lead. The 2016 New Hampshire presidential primary is well over a year away, but there's a new poll about the Democratic contenders that gives Hillary Clinton a huge lead. [Snip] 62 percent of voters said they would cast their ballot for Clinton if the Democratic primary were held today. Trailing behind, 13 percent said they would vote for Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, six percent said Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, and five percent said...
  • Freep-a-Poll: How do you assess President Obama's executive action on immigration?

    11/23/2014 9:07:44 AM PST · by Ray76 · 48 replies
    Sunshine State News ^ | Nov 23, 2014
    Necessary step toward sound immigration policy . . . . . . . 57% Necessary evil because Washington ignored it for so long . . 02% Bad move, but the GOP isn't offering anything better . . . . 04% Oversteps his bounds, violates the U.S. Constitution . . . . 37%
  • FL: Opinion Swinging Toward Campus Carry? (poll)

    11/22/2014 5:06:22 AM PST · by marktwain · 19 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 22 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    After the recent shooting on campus in Florida, Florida Carry quickly made the case that the campus was a "gun free" or "defenseless victim" zone, and that removing the prohibition on legal guns would make campus safer.  From new4jax.com: Friday said several lawsuits are pending against Florida universities that refuse to allow students the right to carry weapons in class. In states like Idaho, Colorado, Utah, Oregon and Kansas, Friday said, school shooting statistics are remarkably lower than the rest of the nation. "Every state that allows law-abiding students to carry guns on campus, every one of those schools...
  • NBC/WSJ poll: By large margin, Americans want GOP, not Obama, leading on policy

    11/20/2014 2:06:22 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/20/2014 | Guy Benson
    Perhaps the White House will rationalize these results as yet more evidence of the American public’s “stupidity:” The American people don’t want President Barack Obama to take the lead on enacting policy, according to the latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll out Wednesday…By a clear 56% to 33% margin, those surveyed don’t want Mr. Obama to take the lead role in setting policy, preferring that Congress take the lead role…The 56% who now want Congress to take the lead role in policy making is a high water mark in the poll’s history. The WSJ/NBC poll found Americans are pleased...
  • Freep a Poll! (Do you believe Bill Clinton raped Juanita Broaddrick?)

    11/19/2014 3:08:04 PM PST · by dynachrome · 35 replies
    headlineoftheday.com ^ | 11-19-14 | Headline of the Day
    Do you believe Bill Clinton raped Juanita Broaddrick? Yes I don't know No
  • Gallup: As New Enrollment Period Starts, ACA (Obamacare) Approval at 37% (and disapproval is at 56%)

    11/17/2014 8:18:48 AM PST · by Zakeet · 11 replies
    Gallup ^ | November 17, 2014 | Justin McCarthy
    As the Affordable Care Act's second open enrollment period begins, 37% of Americans say they approve of the law, one percentage point below the previous low in January. Fifty-six percent disapprove, the high in disapproval by one point. [Snip] Approval of the law continues to diverge sharply by party, with 74% of Democrats and 8% of Republicans approving of it. Independents have never been particularly positive toward the law, with approval ranging between 31% and 41%. Currently, 33% of independents approve.
  • Do you agree with laws allowing teachers to carry concealed weapons? (Poll to freep)

    11/16/2014 4:40:05 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 43 replies
    Currently 38% in favor
  • 'Her campaign is running on fumes': Final Senate race looks to be a Louisiana laugher

    11/14/2014 1:10:42 AM PST · by abb · 65 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 14, 2014 | David Martotsko
    Poll commissioned by GOP candidate's campaign shows massive advantage leading up to Dec. 6 runoff Win by GOP Rep. Bill Cassidy would bring total Republican pickup to a whopping 10 seats Landrieu is hoping a long-awaited vote on the Keystone XL pipeline will improve her fortunes Poll was leaked in Washington to send a message to energy lobbyists who think she can prevail Survey is an 'automated' phone poll that Landrieu's campaign considers less credible than traditional surveys conducted by voice 'Her campaign is running on fumes,' the pollster told MailOnline Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu is trailing her Republican challenger...
  • Diez Poll: Cassidy Has A 16 Point Lead On Landrieu

    11/13/2014 6:01:11 PM PST · by abb · 56 replies
    The Hayride ^ | November 13, 2014 | Scott McKay
    We’ve talked in the past about John Diez, the Prairieville-based polling guru of Magellan Strategies Baton Rouge, and the solid reputation his firm has put togther among politicos around the state. What our readers might not know is that Diez, who did the internal polling for the Garret Graves campaign, had a frighteningly-accurate forecast of the 6th District race a week before election night. Diez had that race as follows: Edwards 29 (finished with 30) Graves 24 (finished with 27) Dietzel 13 (finished with 14) Claitor 10 (finished with 10) Whitney 6 (finished with 7) That’s what’s known as one...
  • CA Poll: Is Self Defense a Good Reason for a Concealed Carry Permit?

    11/13/2014 12:03:45 AM PST · by marktwain · 27 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 13 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    California Poll: Do you think self-defense is good enough cause to be issued a concealed weapons permit? This is a straight yes or no question, and it is getting a clear response.   It is about 6-1 in favor of second amendment supporters at this time.    The question is based on the resolution of the Peruta decision, which says, in a straightforward way, that the second amendment protects the right of a person to carry arms outside of the home for self defense.   The result of the decision is that California permit applicants will not be denied a permit at...
  • MI Poll: How do you feel about your Realtor carrying a gun?

    11/07/2014 12:00:52 PM PST · by marktwain · 65 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 8 November, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    MI Realtor with CCW permit Michigan Poll:  Would you be more comfortable shopping for a home if you knew your Realtor was carrying a gun? Note the tortured structure of this poll.  Not "Would it bother you if your Realtor carried a gun?  Not  "Do you think Realtors should be able to carry guns?" I think the clearest question would be "Would you prefer that your Realtor  be unarmed?" But the question is what it is.   The results so far are as follows: Would you be more comfortable shopping for a home if you knew your Realtor was carrying...
  • CNN Exit Poll: Republicans Win Among Full-time Workers, College Attendees

    11/06/2014 4:12:10 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 20 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/05/14 | Brittany M. Hughes
    Republican candidates were heavily favored over their Democratic opponents among full-time workers and most college-educated Americans, a CNN exit poll shows. During the midterm elections Tuesday, CNN asked voters leaving the voting booth a series of questions, including, “Do you work full-time for pay?” About 60 percent responded that they did work full-time for pay. Of those, 54 percent said they had voted for a Republican, while 44 percent stated they voted for a Democrat. Another two percent reported voting for “other” candidates. Of the 40 percent who said they did not work full-time for pay, 48 percent said they...
  • FREEP This Poll: Who do you support in the race for Wisconsin Governor

    11/02/2014 9:38:52 AM PST · by ThE_RiPpEr. · 17 replies
    La Crosse Tribune ^ | 11/02/2014 | Tribune editorial board
    Wisconsinites go to the polls Tuesday to make a very important decision — choosing our next chief executive for the next four years. Before we review the credentials of incumbent Republican Gov. Scott Walker and his main challenger, Democrat Mary Burke, it’s vital to realize that your vote Tuesday is not about the past but indeed about the future. It’s about selecting a leader you think will do the best job helping make Wisconsin a better place to live and work.
  • Baker up 3 points over Coakley in new Suffolk-Herald poll

    10/30/2014 6:56:29 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | October 30, 2014 | Joe Battenfeld
    Republican Charlie Baker has climbed to a 3-point lead over Democrat Martha Coakley in the race for governor, while a push to repeal casinos in Massachusetts appears to be headed for a lopsided defeat, a new Suffolk University-Boston Herald poll shows. Baker's 46-43 percent lead is well within the poll's margin of error but the GOP nominee holds several key advantages over his Democratic opponent heading into the campaign's final few days, according to the Suffolk-Herald poll of 500 likely voters. Just 6 percent of voters say they are undecided.
  • Independent Voters Boost Crist In Florida, Quinnipiac...Poll Finds...

    10/30/2014 3:18:41 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 22 replies
    Quinnipiac ^ | 10/30/14
    A jump in support from independent likely voters in the Florida governor's race leaves Democrat Charlie Crist with 43 percent, inches ahead of Republican incumbent Gov. Rick Scott with 40 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Libertarian candidate Adrian Wyllie has 8 percent, with 9 percent undecided. This compares to results of an October 22 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN- uh-pe-ack) University, showing Gov. Scott and Crist tied 42 - 42 percent, with Wyllie at 7 percent. With Wyllie out of the race, Crist gets 45 percent to Scott's 42 percent. Men and women remain divided...
  • Hagan locked in dead-heat with GOP rival in nasty, costly, NC Senate Race

    10/30/2014 6:32:58 AM PDT · by Din Maker · 16 replies
    FOX News ^ | October 29, 2014
    SALISBURY, N.C. – Regardless of who wins, the North Carolina Senate race will go down as the most expensive, likely ugliest contest of the 2014 midterms, with more than $100 million spent and more than 90,000 ads – most of them attacks – aired across the state. Democrat Kay Hagan is fighting for a second term in the Senate. Six years ago, she famously beat Elizabeth Dole to steal the seat. Republicans are determined to win it back this year and have poured millions into the campaign of Thom Tillis, speaker of the North Carolina House. Until recently, Tillis remained...
  • Arkansas Senate: Cotton (R) 51%, Pryor (D) 44%

    10/30/2014 2:58:11 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 27 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | October 29, 2014
    The clock is running out for Democrat Mark Pryor to keep from losing his U.S. Senate seat in Arkansas to Republican Congressman Tom Cotton. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Arkansas Voters shows Cotton with 51% of the vote to Pryor’s 44%. Four percent (4%) like some other candidate in the race, and two percent (2%) remain undecided.
  • Udall Down 7 Points In Colorado Senate Race,

    10/30/2014 3:06:33 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 44 replies
    With strong support from men, U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, the Republican challenger in the Colorado U.S. Senate race, leads U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, the Democratic incumbent, 46 - 39 percent among likely voters, with 7 percent for independent candidate Steve Shogan, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Another 7 percent are undecided. This compares to a 46 - 41 percent likely voter lead for Gardner in an October 24 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University. With Shogan out of the race, Gardner is up 49 - 41 percent.