After dumping Gallup after the election, USA Today announced a new collaboration with the Pew Research Center to survey public opinion on the biggest issues facing the nation. The new USA Today/Pew Research Center Poll will debut later this week.
Gallup won’t be conducting polls for USA Today anymore. Goodness… Political Wire: “Nevada assemblyman Steven Brooks (D) is in jail, arrested for threatening Speaker-elect Marilyn Kirkpatrick (D), the Las Vegas Sun reports. "A source said he was arrest …
Happy Monday. USA Today is dropping Gallup as its pollster after several notably inaccurate years of results. Sen. Rubio is rallying votes for his immigration reform plan. It's nice to know that even if I beat a guy, threaten to...
After twenty years together, USA Today kicked Gallup to the curb yesterday, probably because Gallup blew the Presidential race and people are starting to expect pollsters to do better. Chalk up another win for the gay wizard–the last couple of paragraphs of this piece tracing Gallup’s errors over the last twenty years are a fairly [...]
USA Today has decided not to renew a polling contract with Gallup that dates back to 1992. We cannot say at this point why USA Today dropped Gallup, but one cannot help but wonder whether Gallup's poor track record has something to do with it. Show More Summary
LIE!! --> USA TODAY: "USA TODAY is proud of the polling it has done in partnership with The Gallup Organization for the past 20 years." TRUTH --> "USA TODAY is hideously embarrassed by the extraordinarily inaccurate and biased polling it has published as a result of its partnership with the Gallup Organization. Show More Summary
Gallup will no longer be conducting polls for USA Today, the Washington Post reports. "It's not clear at this point which side broke off the arrangement or what the reason was."
Americans are pessimistic about the direction of the country and wary of the chances of progress, a new USA Today/Gallup poll has found. Exactly half of surveyed Americans believe that the nation's best days are behind it, USA Today reports. Show More Summary
As President Barack Obama heads into his second term, he faces a pessimistic and weary public, according to a USA Today/Gallup poll released late Tuesday. The percentage of Americans satisfied with the direction of the country stands at a paltry 23 percent in a poll of Americans surveyed Dec. 14-17. By a margin of 50 [...]
A new USA Today/Gallup poll finds that 77% of Americans say the way politics works in Washington is causing serious harm to the country.
USA Today/Gallup: Fifty-eight percent of Americans now say they favor stricter gun laws, up from 43% in October 2011. And the American public, which favored enforcing existing gun laws over passing new ones by a 60%-35% in 2011, now is split on the issue, with 46% favoring enforcing current laws and 47% favoring passing new [...]
A new USA Today/Gallup poll finds a majority of Americans -- 58% -- support stricter gun laws in the aftermath of the Newtown school shooting, but most also oppose banning assault weapons.
It's now legal to smoke pot while watching a Lord of the Rings marathon in Washington state, but questions persist over how the pot-prohibiting federal government should react. A new USA Today /Gallup poll clarifies how Americans feel about two of the biggies: Respondents remain split on the issue of...
Religious beliefs and the Bible are the most often cited reasons for opposing gay marriage, according to a USA Today/Gallup poll. Those who favor gay marriage are most likely to mention equal rights or personal choice as the reasons for their position.
A recent USA Today/Gallup poll asked people who were against marriage equality "What are some of the reasons why you oppose legal same-sex marriages?" You'll never guess what ranked #1 on the list... (and by "never," I mean you know exactly where I'm going with this):
Plus, a look at the USA Today/Gallup swing-state poll.
A just-released USA Today/Gallup Poll finds swing state voters are now split 48-48 between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — and that Obama has a four point “bounce” since the last poll in October: Voters in swing states are evenly split between President Obama and GOP nominee Mitt Romney, [...]
The final USA Today/Gallup poll of swing states shows gains by President Obama, who has closed a 4-point gap from early October. Most of these numbers are from interview before Hurricane Sandy. As Election Day approaches, Obama leads 50%-46% among registered voters. That’s the first time since Romney clinched the Republican nomination last spring that [...]
The final USA Today/Gallup Poll of swing states finds voters "have become as enthusiastic and engaged in the 2012 presidential election as they were in the historic contest four years ago." President Obama and Mitt Romney are tied in these battleground states, 48% to 48%. Show More Summary
After a USA Today/Gallup poll showed women in swing states thought abortion the top election issue, CNN hyped the news and cast a wary eye toward "controversial" Republican positions as the possible catalysts. Five days later, however, Gallup...