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.

Marijuana Legalization Initiative Continues to Hold Big Lead in Washington State

By: Thursday November 1, 2012 9:12 am

With just five days until the election, Initiative 502′s chance of winning approval looks extremely good.

Obama Maintains Small Lead in Ohio

By: 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:

Marijuana Legalization Initiative on Track to Win in Washington State

By: 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.

Ohio Remains Obama’s Firewall

By: 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.

Marijuana Legalization More Popular Than Obama or Romney in Colorado

By: 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.

Negative Ad Blitz Erodes Support for California GMO Labeling Initiative

By: Friday October 12, 2012 11:39 am

Over the past few weeks Monsanto, DuPont and other large corporations have flooded California with millions of dollars in ads against Proposition 37, which would require the labeling of food containing genetically modified ingredients. Two new polls confirm the well-funded negative campaign has managed to significantly reduce support for the ballot measure.

Ohio Becomes More Competitive for Mitt Romney

By: Wednesday October 10, 2012 9:00 am

Before the debate Ohio appeared to be President Obama’s firewall, the must-win swing state for Romney where Obama held a big lead. Directly following the debate the polling has become very tight. The latest CNN poll has Obama up by four in Ohio, while SurveyUSA gives Obama only a single point lead.

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