There is now a second poll confirming that a majority of people in Maryland want marijuana to be fully legalized. A new Goucher Poll found that 51 percent adults in Maryland think marijuana should be made legal in their state while only 40 percent support continuing the prohibition.
|By: Jon Walker Friday November 8, 2013 12:15 pm|
On Tuesday the voters in Portland, Maine’s largest city, overwhelmingly approved a local measure legalizing marijuana for adults. The measure won 67.3 percent yes to 32.7 percent no. The obvious next question is what might these results tell us about opinions across the entire state.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 16, 2013 9:45 am|
Another day and yet another poll showing the government shutdown has hurt Republicans. New polling shows the Democrats are in solid shape to hold the Senate next year.
|By: Jon Walker Monday October 7, 2013 7:49 am|
All the public polling data over the past two weeks shows this shutdown is hurting the Republican party. The only real question is how badly.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday October 3, 2013 12:35 pm|
There is good news from the Sunshine State. A new Public Policy Polling survey found that 62 percent of voters in the state would support a ballot measure legalizing medical marijuana. Only 26 percent said they would likely oppose one and 12 percent are undecided.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 2, 2013 7:34 am|
The fact that Republicans are now trying to reduce the pain of the government shutdown with several small bills is a clear sign they are the ones starting to feel the blame. Another indication that this shutdown is hurting the Republican brand is a new poll by Public Policy Polling.
|By: Jon Walker Saturday September 28, 2013 9:24 am|
2016 polling this far out will tell us nothing about who is likely to win the Republican primary but it does give us a good sense of the current of the Republican base. The Republican base is helping to pull the party as a whole even further to the right. This is why even when See. Cruz’s plan was clearly stupid and unworkable Speaker Boehner felt he had no choice but to give it a chance.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday August 29, 2013 4:00 pm|
Maine is inching towards marijuana legalization. According to a new PPP poll, 48 percent of registered voters in Maine think marijuana should be legal in their state, while only 39 percent think it should remain illegal. An additional 14 percent are not sure.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday August 6, 2013 1:55 pm|
There is some good news for Democrats in what is going to be a very tough Senate election cycle. In the open Georgia Senate race the newly declared Democratic candidate Michelle Nunn starts off the race ahead of or at least tied against the most likely Republican candidates.
|By: Jon Walker Friday August 2, 2013 5:58 pm|
If two new polls done for Democratically aligned groups and Democrat challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes are to be believed then Senator Mitch McConnell (R) is currently narrowly trailing in his Kentucky re-election bid.