Americans have now had direct experience with the coverage expansion provision in the Affordable Care Act for a full two months and during this time disapproval of the law actually increased.
|By: DSWright Thursday January 23, 2014 7:40 am|
As Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer’s staff is interviewed by the FBI to find out whether or not the Christie Administration tried to leverage Sandy Aid to help out a politically connected real estate development firm in Hoboken, new polling indicates the scandals are taking their toll on Governor Chris Christie. According to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Institute Poll Christie is now to pre-Sandy response popularity levels and for the first time in a longtime his favorability rating has dropped below 50%
|By: Jon Walker Friday January 10, 2014 7:35 am|
There has been a noticeable increase in the number of self-identified liberals over the past decade.
|By: DSWright Tuesday December 31, 2013 10:47 am|
Once again the United States has topped the list in a world opinion poll as the biggest threat to world peace. Apparently the War On Terror has succeeded in making people terrified of us. The disclosures of NSA’s plan for global information awareness by whistleblower Edward Snowden probably did not help things much either.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday December 26, 2013 9:31 am|
Amazingly, despite these terrible poll numbers, well over 90 percent of the current members of Congress are expected to be re-elected in 2014. There is something wrong with the design of an election system when the connection between job performance and election outcome can be so weak.
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Saturday September 28, 2013 10:24 am|
Same-sex marriage has been legal in Massachusetts for almost ten years, plenty of time for the signs of societal doom to manifest if that were to be the outcome. So guess what Public Policy Polling has found in a recent survey of Massachusetts voters?
|By: Jon Walker Thursday September 26, 2013 12:20 pm|
Public support for the so called “Tea Party” is now the worst it has ever been.
|By: masaccio Sunday July 7, 2013 10:30 am|
Congressional approval ratings have been falling for years, to the point that they really can’t go much lower. At the same time, a recent survey shows that our elected representatives are quite satisfied with themselves and the job they are doing. Why is there this disconnect?
For starters, it’s shocking to see the things that provide job satisfaction to these people
|By: Jon Walker Friday April 26, 2013 9:26 am|
People aren’t just starting to oppose marijuana prohibition because it has failed as a policy. They are also turning against it because they don’t think marijuana use is a bad, so they don’t think the government should be trying to stop it. This should be an important consideration for marijuana activists to keep in mind when deciding on the messaging in future campaigns.
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Wednesday March 6, 2013 9:15 am|
There is only one age group of Rhode Island voters — people over 70 — that doesn’t support marriage equality by over 58%, a Brown University survey has determined.
“The poll found generational differences among supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage. The highest level of support for same-sex marriage came from registered voters ages 30 to 39 (88.9 percent favor) and voters ages 18 to 29 (77.1 percent favor). Support for same-sex marriage dropped considerably for those voters who are 70 years or older; 34.6 percent said they favor same-sex marriage,” the Taubman Center for Public Policy at Brown University, which conducted the survey, reports.