Elizabeth Colbert-Busch (D), sister of Stephen Colbert, has released an internal poll showing her with a small lead over former Gov. Mark Sanford (R). According to the poll conducted by Lake Research Partners, Colbert Busch is at 47 percent in the special election for South Carolina’s 1st Congressional district, while Sanford is at only 44 percent.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday April 2, 2013 4:35 pm|
|By: Jon Walker Friday January 18, 2013 1:18 pm|
West Virginia is the 14th most conservative state in the country. It has the third highest percentage of senior citizens in the country and it is the state where Mitt Romney won his fifth largest share of the vote. Despite all that there is still majority support for medical marijuana.
|By: Jon Walker Monday January 14, 2013 11:20 am|
A new Public Policy Polling survey for the National Cannabis Industry Association found that 59 percent of Arizona voters would support an initiative to legalize and regulate marijuana in a manner similar to Alcohol.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday January 10, 2013 2:31 pm|
The voters of New Hampshire seem prepared to embrace their “Live Free or Die” motto when it comes to marijuana reform. A new Public Policy Polling survey for MPP found that a majority of voters in the state think marijuana should be legalized for adults.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday January 9, 2013 2:45 pm|
Just how despised is Congress these days? Well Public Policy Polling decided to poll it against some of the most hated things in the world and the results are not pretty. Here are just five things that Americans have a higher opinion than Congress.
|By: Jon Walker Friday December 7, 2012 10:59 am|
While marijuana is legal for adults in Washington State and will soon be for adults in Colorado under state law, it is still technically illegal under federal law. The federal government could theoretically prosecute newly licensed marijuana retailers, growers, and even regular users in both states. When deciding how to respond the Obama administration should note that a majority of America would oppose federal involvement.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday December 4, 2012 4:41 pm|
A solid majority of American voters think marijuana should be legal according to new Public Policy Polling. The recent poll found that 58 percent of voters think marijuana should be legal, while 39 percent think it should remain illegal. Most of those who oppose marijuana legalization feel strongly that it should remain illegal, while support for legalization is fairly evenly split between those who feel strongly about it and those who don’t. The poll also found that 50 percent of voters think marijuana will be legal in the United States within the next 10 years, while only 37 percent think it will not be legal.
|By: Jon Walker Saturday October 13, 2012 5:00 pm|
Massachusetts is almost assured to become the 18th state to approve of medical marijuana this November. Question 2, which would legalize medical marijuana in Massachusetts, continues to do extremely well in the polling. With less than a month until the election, a new survey of likely voters by Public Policy Polling finds it leading by 16 points.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday September 19, 2012 8:00 am|
In the past few days three new polls of Virginia have found President Obama with a lead outside of the margin of error. Mitt Romney has managed to gain no traction in the state. The polling indication the size of Obam’s lead is basically unchanged from a month ago, but voters are now more locked in to their chance with fewer undecideds:
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday September 5, 2012 9:40 am|
Colorado’s Amendment 64, which would legalize and regulate marijuana like alcohol, continues to hold a steady lead in recent polling. A new poll by Public Policy Polling found that when Colorado voters were asked about the actual ballot language for the measure, 47 percent said they were for it while just 38 percent said they were against it and 15 percent were undecided.