Oregon Marijuana Legalization Measure Winning in Latest Poll

By: Friday October 31, 2014 1:01 pm

It looks like Oregon will be the third state to legalize marijuana. The latest SurveyUSA poll for KATU finds Measure 91 with majority support. If approved, the measure would legalize, tax and regulate marijuana for adults 21 and over.

The poll found 52 percent of likely voters planning to vote for the ballot measure, while 41 percent are planning to vote no. The remaining 7 percent are undecided.


Medical Marijuana Might Be in Trouble in Florida

By: Wednesday October 8, 2014 12:24 pm

Efforts to to make Florida the first Southern state with a functioning medical marijuana system might fall short according to a new SurveyUSA poll for WFLA-TV.

South Dakota Senate Race Scramble: Independent Larry Pressler Gaining on Republican Mike Round

By: Wednesday October 8, 2014 9:09 am

The the three way South Dakota Senate race might be very competitive according to a new Survey USA on behalf of the American News, KSFY TV of Sioux Falls and KOTA TV of Rapid City.

It found Republican Mike Round leading with just 35 percent of the vote but Independent Larry Pressler right behind him with 32 percent of the vote. Democrat Rick Weiland stands at 28 percent. This represents a significant increase in support for Pressler from a month ago when he was only at 25 percent and Round led with 39 percent.

Narrow Plurality Backs Oregon Marijuana Legalization Initiative

By: Friday September 26, 2014 5:40 pm

The fight to legalize marijuana in Oregon this November is looking like it could be a real nailbiter this November.

A new SurveyUSA poll for KATU-TV found that 44 percent of likely voters plan to vote for Measure 91 while 40 percent plan to vote against it, and the remaining 16 percent remain undecided.

Another Poll Points to Trouble for Medical Marijuana in Florida

By: Wednesday September 24, 2014 1:03 pm

It is going to be a close fight to see if Florida approves medical marijuana this November. Another poll shows that Amendment 2, Use of Marijuana for Certain Medical Conditions, in potentially in danger of losing.

Chickens Coming Home to Roost in Kansas

By: Saturday July 26, 2014 9:00 am

Just weeks ahead of the Kansas primary, embattled incumbent Senator Pat Roberts has a come-to-Jesus phone conversation with embattled Governor Sam Brownback . . .

Narrow Majority Backs Marijuana Legalization in Oregon

By: 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 2-to-1 Margin Kentucky Voters Support Medical Marijuana

By: 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.

What the Marijuana Legalization Polling in 2012 Says About Its Prospects Moving Forward

By: 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.

Marijuana Legalization Initiatives Polling Much Better This Year Than in 2010

By: 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.

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