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2 Months Before Midterm Election, Congress Approval 14%

PRINCETON, NJ — With less than two months to go before the midterm congressional elections, 14% of Americans approve of how Congress is handling its job. This rating is one of the lowest Gallup has measured in the fall before a midterm election since 1974. Americans’ rating of Congress, from Gallup’s latest Social Series survey, conducted Sept. 4-7, is barely changed from the August reading, and matches the 14% average […]

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Colorado: Udall (D) Leads Gardner (R) in U.S. Senate Race

In the contest for U.S. Senate in Colorado, Democratic incumbent Mark Udall leads his Republican challenger, Cory Gardner, by six points among likely voters including those who are undecided yet leaning toward a candidate. Udall’s advantage is due to his support among Latinos, independents, women, and young voters. Turning to Colorado’s contest for governor, Democratic incumbent John Hickenlooper, 43%, is in a competitive race against Republican Bob Beauprez, 39%, among […]

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New York: Little love for Marijuana, Fracking

August 22, 2014 – Little Love For Recreational Marijuana In New York, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Opposition To Fracking Inches Up PDF format Only 35 percent of New York State voters want to legalize marijuana for personal use, while 44 percent want to legalize marijuana for medical use only and 19 percent say marijuana should not be legal, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. If personal use of […]

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Gallup: Obama’s Support in Iowa Drops

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As a key U.S. Senate race unfolds in Iowa, President Barack Obama’s declining job approval rating may be one factor making it such a close battle. Obama’s approval rating among Iowans for the first half of the year stood at 38%, five percentage points below the national average and the lowest rating Gallup has measured in Iowa during his presidency. The Senate race pits current Democratic Rep. […]

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YouGov South Carolina: Graham, Scott commanding lead in 2014 Senate

COLUMBIA, SC — Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is facing a closer race over his Democratic rival than fellow Palmetto State GOP senator, Tim Scott, according to a new poll. Graham leads with 37 percent in his race to Democratic state Sen. Brad Hutto’s 28 percent, according to the poll by YouGov, The New York Times and CBS. Graham’s lead over Hutto grows when voters leaning Republican versus Democrat are added. […]

Arizona Governor: Ducey (R) 40%, DuVal (D) 40%

Arizona Governor: Ducey (R) 40%, DuVal (D) 40%

The race to be Arizona’s next governor is a dead heat. Arizona is rated a Toss-Up on the Rasmussen Reports 2014 Gubernatorial Scorecard. The race will determine the successor to Republican Jan Brewer who is term-limited. (To see survey question wording, click here.) Read the Rest at: Rasmussen Latest Political Poll Projection has the 2014 Arizona Governor race: DuVal (D) +1.5 2014 Arizona Governor Race Arizona Governor – Ducey vs. […]

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Americans Approve of Unions but Support “Right to Work”

PRINCETON, NJ — A slim majority of Americans, 53%, approve of labor unions, although approval remains on the low end of Gallup’s nearly 80-year trend on this question. Approval has been as high as 75% in the 1950s. Currently, 38% disapprove of unions. At the same time Americans express greater approval than disapproval of unions, they widely support right-to-work laws. Those laws allow workers to hold jobs in unionized workplaces […]