Californians are concerned about the effects of climate change and support new steps to address the problem, according to a poll released Wednesday night by the Public Policy Institute of California.
A new Public Policy Polling survey in Illinois finds Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) leading Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) in the U.S. Senate race, 42% to 36%. “There’s more bad news for Kirk: His approval rating has dropped to 25%.”
[guest post by Dana] Good news for Carly Fiorina supporters: Public Policy Polling released a new national poll last week, which has Fiorina tied for sixth place with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)a nd Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY). The PPP listed the GOP candidates in the following ranking: Donald Trump with 19% Scott Walker with 17% […]
In a poll released Monday, Public Policy Polling finds strong support [pdf] for the Iran nuclear deal negotiated by the Obama administration. PPP's director Tom Jensen writes in the polling memo that the "message is clear: voters think...Show More Summary
The Public Policy Polling survey found that 54 percent of US citizens support the final agreement between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries.
By 54 percent to 38 percent, Americans are for the Iran deal, Public Policy Polling reports. Though among those who strongly support it and strongly oppose it, the numbers tighten up, 35 to 32 percent.
Donald Trump's meteoric rise in the polls appears to have halted or at least slowed after his widely panned remarks about Sen. John McCain. A new national survey from Public Policy Polling shows Trump leading his Republican presidential primary competitors, but narrowly. Show More Summary
A new Public Policy Polling survey finds Donald Trump leading the GOP presidential field with 19%, followed by Scott Walker at 17%, Jeb Bush at 12%, Ben Carson at 10%, Marco Rubio at 10% and Mike Huckabee at 8%. Everyone [...]
How perfect is this? On the same day that Donald Trump goes on television to explain how amazing he is despite all those negative headlines and lost business deals over his anti-immigrant hatefulness, Public Policy Polling released a poll of the presidential primary in North Carolina... Show More Summary
A new Public Policy Polling survey in North Carolina finds Donald Trump leading the GOP presidential race with 16%, followed by Jeb Bush at 12%, Scott Walker at 12%, Mike Huckabee at 11%, Ben Carson at 9%, Marco Rubio at [...]
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.
A new Public Policy Polling survey in Kentucky finds Matt Bevin (R) leading Jack Conway (D) in the race for governor, 38% to 35%.
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
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.
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
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 [...]
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
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%.
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 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...