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 Monday February 25, 2013 10:34 am|
|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.
|By: Jon Walker 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.
|By: Jon Walker 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.