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
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 [...]
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
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
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
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
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
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
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% [...]
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%.
A new Public Policy Polling survey in Arizona finds Sen. John McCain’s troubles with conservatives “have him in a whole lot of trouble for reelection next year.” Key findings: “Even among Republican primary voters just 41% approve of the job [...]
WASHINGTON — It’s lucky that the presidential primary season has a long way to go, because Republicans seem no closer to deciding what their priority should be. A poll released Tuesday by Public Policy Polling, a left-leaning operation that has an impressive track record of predicting...
A new Public Policy Polling survey in Iowa finds Gov. Scott Walker well ahead of the rest of the Republican presidential field with 23%, followed by Marco Rubio at 13%, Jeb Bush at 12%, Mike Huckabee at 10%, Rand Paul [...]
A new Bloomberg poll indicates Barack Obama's economic policies are perceived more positively than negatively by the public, the first time that's happened in more than five years. The poll also shows the president with a positive approval...Show More Summary
A new Public Policy Polling survey in New Hampshire finds Scott Walker leading the GOP presidential field with 24%, followed by Ted Cruz at 14%, Rand Paul at 12%, Jeb Bush at 10%, Chris Christie at 8%, Marco Rubio at [...]
Dean Baker: Redistribution Can Involve Less Government Rather than More: Thomas Edsall presents some interesting polling results in his NYT column indicating less public support for government policies to redistribute income even as the distribution of income is becoming increasingly...
Thomas Edsall presents some interesting polling results in his NYT column indicating less public support for government policies to redistribute income even as the distribution of income is becoming increasingly unequal. He argues that...Show More Summary
A new Public Policy Polling survey finds Hillary Clinton leading the field of potential Republican candidates by anywhere from 3 to 9 points. Her advantage is down from being ahead by 7 to 10 points against the various potential GOP [...]
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) likely presidential campaign has a big problem: Republicans don't really like him. In a new Public Policy Polling survey published Tuesday, Christie sports a terrible 29% favorable rating from voters who said they backed Republican Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. Show More Summary
Public Policy Polling today released the findings of their latest statewide poll, and it showed that voters reject the idea that businesses should be able to discriminate.