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|By: Jon Walker Friday June 13, 2014 12:52 pm|
The poll only asked if voters would in general support the idea of a marijuana legalization initiative this November, since there are two different initiatives both trying to make the ballot. Using the exact language that will appear on the ballot in the poll can change the overall level of support.
|By: Jon Walker Monday February 25, 2013 10:34 am|
According to a new SurveyUSA poll for the Courier-Journal, 60 percent of voters would support legalizing marijuana for prescribed medical use. Only 31 percent of voters in the state oppose medical marijuana. While support is strongest among young voters, even a plurality of senior citizens would support the state adopting medical marijuana.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday November 13, 2012 9:45 am|
Now that the election is over and almost all of the votes have been counted, it is worth examining how accurate the polling on marijuana legalization was this cycle. Knowing how the polling throughout the campaign compares to the final results is important for determining when and in what states similar initiatives should be tried going forward.
|By: Jon Walker Friday November 2, 2012 11:14 am|
If these two pollsters prove to be as accurate this election as they were last cycle, the initiatives in Colorado and Washington State will be approved. It will probably be close, but according to the polls things are looking much better for marijuana legalization this year.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday November 1, 2012 9:12 am|
With just five days until the election, Initiative 502′s chance of winning approval looks extremely good.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 24, 2012 11:50 am|
In the all-important swing state of Ohio, President Obama continues to hold a small but real lead. A new SurveyUSA poll has Obama up by three points:
|By: Jon Walker Friday October 19, 2012 10:55 am|
Of the three marijuana legalization measures on the ballot this November, Initiative 502 in Washington State continues to do the best in the polls. With less than three weeks until election day and ballots already being mailed out to voters, I-502 still holds a big lead in the latest King 5/SurveyUSA poll.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday October 18, 2012 11:15 am|
If Obama can win Ohio’s 18 electoral votes he will dramatically reduce Romney’s potential paths to the necessary 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the presidency. Thanks to polls showing a tight race in Wisconsin and Virginia, the possibility of Romney winning without Ohio has become more plausible but it would still be extremely difficult.
|By: Jon Walker Monday October 15, 2012 8:56 am|
Amendment 64, which would legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol in Colorado, continues to hold a narrow lead. The most recent SurveyUSA poll for the Denver Post found that 48 percent plan to vote for the initiative while 43 percent plan to vote against it.