With the special election for South Carolina’s 1st Congressional district taking place tomorrow the race couldn’t be closer. According to a new PPP poll former Gov. Mark Sanford holds a single point lead over Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch.
|By: Jon Walker Monday May 6, 2013 8:00 am|
|By: Jon Walker Friday May 3, 2013 4:00 pm|
Given the strong Democratic leanings of Massachusetts the special election to replace Sen. John Kerry should be a cakewalk for Democratic candidate Ed Markey, yet a new Public Policy Polling survey shows the race is within single digits.
|By: Jon Walker Monday April 22, 2013 6:30 pm|
Despite the strong Republican leanings of South Carolina’s 1st district it looks like Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch is on track to win the special election. According to a new PPP poll she holds a nine point lead over former Gov. Mark Sanford.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday April 17, 2013 11:55 am|
According to a new PPP poll for the Marijuana Policy Project, the people of Washington D.C. overwhelming support marijuana legalization.
If a legalization initiative, like the ones on the ballot last year in Colorado and Washington State, was to be placed on the ballot in the District it would be supported by 63 percent of D.C. voters. The poll found only 30 percent of District residents would oppose it
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday April 2, 2013 2:55 pm|
It is sometimes hard to get across how incredibly fringe opposition to marriage equality is among the Millennials. Thankfully, Public Policy Polling’s new “conspiracy theory” poll provides a surprisingly useful point of comparison.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday March 27, 2013 9:25 am|
Despite the strong Republican leanings of South Carolina’s 1st Congressional district, Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch may actually stand a good chance of winning the special election scheduled for May 7th. Colbert Busch is best known as the sister of the Colbert Report’s host Stephen Colbert. According to a new poll by PPP, she holds a two point lead over former Gov. Mark Sanford and is tied with Curtis Bostic.
|By: Jon Walker Friday March 15, 2013 2:30 pm|
The voters of Minnesota overwhelmingly want to see medical marijuana approved in their state. According to a new survey by Public Policy Polling for the Marijuana Policy Project, voters in the state back medical marijuana by greater than a two-to-one margin.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday February 20, 2013 2:35 pm|
Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer could potentially unseat Senator Max Baucus in a Democratic primary according to the Public Policy Polling survey. The poll found that if Schweitzer decided to run for Senate next year he would start with 54 percent of the primary vote compared to only 35 percent for Baucus.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday February 14, 2013 1:03 pm|
Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) had been considering a primary challenge against Lautenberg, but now that Lautenberg is out of the race Booker is the front runner to replace him.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday February 5, 2013 11:45 am|
If Rep. Steve King enters the race for the open Iowa Senate seat he would start out as an early favorite in the Republican primary. A Wenzel Strategies poll found King would have a 15 point lead over Rep. Tom Latham in an eight-way contest. Similarly, Public Policy Polling found King with a large lead in every possible primary field combination they tested.