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Japan's Warmongering Policies Crush Government's Ratings

As Japanese President Shinzo Abe pushes for a more aggressive military strategy, recent polls suggest the administration’s foreign policy may deeply unpopular with the Japanese public.

Bevin Holds Edge in Kentucky

A new Public Policy Polling survey in Kentucky finds Matt Bevin (R) leading Jack Conway (D) in the race for governor, 38% to 35%.

Here's why one of Hillary Clinton's big ideas is a smart move for 2016

Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton is making a big deal about an issue of rising importance within her party: voting rights. And new poll released by Public Policy Polling on Friday shows that her focus on the issue may prove politically popular in 2016 among more than just Democrats. Show More Summary

Proposed robocall rule could change polling, and what we know about ourselves

A proposed federal rule about a way to block robocalls threatens to upend how pollsters conduct public opinion surveys, jeopardizing access to information about Americans' lives and opinions that shapes policy.

Wingnuts: Sure, Josh Duggar Molested Kids, But Barack Obama Molested America Way Worse

Pollsters are hilarious sometimes. Talking Points Memo has the results of a new poll from Public Policy Polling, asking people which do they like better:  The Duggar family, kid-touching and all, or Barack Obama? You will be so shocked...Show More Summary

Walker Continues With Small National Lead

A new Public Policy Polling survey finds Scott Walker leads the GOP presidential field with 17%, followed by Jeb Bus at 15%, Marco Rubio at 13%, Ben Carson at 12%, Mike Huckabee at 11%, Ted Cruz at 8%, Rand Paul [...]

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Swingy Ohio is host to a tight Senate race

Republican Sen. Rob Portman Leading Off: • OH-Sen: Public Policy Polling takes a look at next year's Ohio Senate race and finds a very tight contest. Republican Sen. Rob Portman holds a 43-41 edge against ex-Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland, not too different from the 45-45 tie they found in March. Show More Summary

Close Senate Match Up in Ohio

A new Public Policy Polling survey in Ohio shows Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) edging Ted Strickland (D) in the U.S. Senate race, 43% to 41%.

More evidence that public opinion polls don’t measure policy preferences

I frequently argue that public opinion polls on complex policy issues are almost meaningless.  (Although polls can be useful for predicting election outcomes.)  It all depends on the framing.  Here’s another study that reached the same conclusion: We presented respondents with two different education plans, the details of which are unimportant in this context. What is […]

Support dwindles for changing Proposition 13

4 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Support has dwindled for removing commercial properties from tax limits imposed by Proposition 13, the landmark property tax initiative approved by voters in 1978, according to a new poll by the  Public Policy Institute of Californi...

What the People Want from the Supreme Court on Marriage

The public wants the states to decide whether to recognize same-sex marriage: In a February CBS News/New York Times poll, 56 percent of the public wanted the issue decided state-by-state while 38 percent wanted a federal policy. TheShow More Summary

Toomey Maintains Lead in Pennsylvania

Despite his weak approval rating, a new Public Policy Polling survey finds Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) still leads half a dozen potential Democratic rivals by anywhere from 4 to 11 points. The Democrat who comes closest to Toomey is 2010 [...]

Washington State poll shows Clinton dominant among both Republican and Democratic rivals

Public Policy Polling has some new numbers from Washington State that suggest two things: 1) the Republican field is a total wild card; 2) Hillary Clinton is a far more competitive candidate than any of her Democratic rivals, at least...Show More Summary

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Jay Inslee starts with clear leads in Washington

Washington Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee Leading Off: • WA-Gov, Sen: Washington's Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee only won a narrow victory when he was first elected in 2012. However, Public Policy Polling suggests he'll have an easier time when he runs for re-election, even if it's a rematch against ex-Attorney General Rob McKenna. Show More Summary

Poll Finds 34 Percent Of NBA Fans Are Morons

A new poll by Public Policy Polling, a polling company, finds that 34 percent of NBA fans are out of their minds. The poll surveyed Americans about various sports-related topics, and one of the questions asked NBA fans in particular if they thought Michael Jordan could beat LeBron James in a game of one-on-one right now. Show More Summary

34% of Fans Think Current Michael Jordan Can Beat LeBron James According to Poll

According to a recent national poll conducted by Public Policy Polling, 34 percent of NBA fans believe Michael Jordan—52 years old—could beat present-day LeBron James (30 years old) in a game of one-on-one: There's no such division when it comes to who NBA fans think is the best player of all time. Show More Summary

Walker & Rubio Lead New GOP Poll

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via Public Policy Polling: PPP's national Republican poll for May continues to find Scott Walker leading the field, but it's tightly clustered and his support has actually dropped two consecutive surveys now. Walker's at 18% to 13% for...Show More Summary

Scott Walker still leads nationally, but Rubio and Huckabee have 'momentum'

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Public Policy Polling's latest national survey finds Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker still leading the GOP pack at 18 percent, but he's been dropping ever since his high-water mark of 25 percent in February. Here's the field standings: Walker:...Show More Summary

Walker Still Tops GOP Presidential Race

A new Public Policy Polling national survey continues to find Scott Walker leading the GOP presidential field, “but it’s tightly clustered and his support has actually dropped two consecutive surveys now.” “Walker’s at 18% to 13% for Marco Rubio, 12% [...]

GOP Primary in Kentucky Is a Toss Up

A new Public Policy Polling survey in Kentucky finds the GOP race for governor is wide open. James Comer barely leads with 28%, followed by Hal Heiner at 27% and Matt Bevin at 25%.

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