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June 16, 2022

Inflation, Economy Top Voter Concerns

With inflation near an all-time high and fear of a recession looming, economic issues are most important to American voters.

June 14, 2022

J6 Hearings: Most Voters Aren’t Watching Much

While a majority of voters believe the congressional investigation of the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot is important, most will watch little if any of the committee’s televised hearings.

June 13, 2022

Election Integrity: Does Georgia Deserve Apologies?

Nearly half of voters believe President Joe Biden and Major League Baseball should apologize to Georgia after last year’s controversy over the state’s new election law.

June 8, 2022

Voters Want Roll Calls for Bills in Congress

Voters overwhelmingly support a Republican congresswoman’s demand for roll call votes in the House of Representatives, and also believe members of Congress should read the bills they pass into law.

June 6, 2022

Voters Divided Over 'Assault Weapon' Ban

Proposals to ban certain types of weapons, including AR-15 rifles, in the wake of recent mass shootings have voters divided over whether such legislation would be constitutional.

June 1, 2022

‘Hate Speech’ or Free Speech? Voters Divided

Most voters are concerned about “hate speech” on the Internet, but are divided about whether it can be suppressed without violating First Amendment free speech protections.

May 31, 2022

Can ‘Red Flag’ Laws Prevent Mass Shootings?

Mental health problems are seen as a leading factor in mass shootings by young men, and voters overwhelmingly support so-called “red flag laws” to help prevent such tragedies.

May 26, 2022

Republicans Have Advantage in Voter Enthusiasm

Less than six months away from the congressional midterms, Republicans are more fired up than Democrats about voting this November.

May 25, 2022

Election Integrity: Most Voters Still Suspect Cheating

Protecting the integrity of elections remains a high priority for American voters, most of whom still suspect there was cheating in the 2020 presidential election.

May 24, 2022

Can Gun Control Stop Mass Shootings? Most Voters Say ‘No’

In the aftermath of a teenage gunman’s deadly spree in Buffalo, most voters remain unconvinced that more gun control laws can prevent such mass shootings.

May 19, 2022

Most Voters Think Hillary’s Campaign Broke the Law

With the first trial of Special Counsel John Durham’s investigation now in a D.C. courtroom, a majority of voters believe Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign acted illegally by encouraging federal agencies to spy on Donald Trump's campaign.

May 17, 2022

Abortion: Two-Thirds of Voters Favor Limits

More voters describe themselves as pro-choice than pro-life, but a significant majority support state laws that limit how late in a pregnancy an abortion can be performed.

May 13, 2022

‘Fake News’ Still a Media Problem, Voters Say

The news media don’t question President Joe Biden as aggressively as they questioned former President Donald Trump, according to a majority of voters who say “fake news” is still a major problem.

May 12, 2022

Voters More Worried About Inflation Than Abortion Rights

Despite news reports that the Supreme Court may be ready to overturn Roe v. Wade, abortion rights haven’t displaced inflation at the top of the list of issues most concerning to voters.

May 10, 2022

War in Ukraine: Who’s Winning?

More than two months into Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a plurality of voters see the conflict as a stalemate, and fears of a wider war in Europe remain high.

May 3, 2022

Trump’s Endorsement More Valuable Than Biden’s

More than a year after he left office, former President Donald Trump’s endorsement of candidates still matters – more even than the current occupant of the White House.

April 21, 2022

Democrats Still Believe Russia Changed 2016 Election

Fears of Russian interference in U.S. politics remain widespread, and Democratic voters overwhelmingly agree with Hillary Clinton that Russia is to blame for her defeat in 2016.

April 18, 2022

U.S. National Security Getting Worse, Most Voters Say

At a time when Russia’s invasion of Ukraine highlights national security issues, most voters believe America’s national security is getting worse and few give President Joe Biden high marks for his handling of the issue.

April 13, 2022

Trump vs. DeSantis: Guess Who Wins?

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is very popular with Republican voters, but if former President Donald Trump seeks the 2024 GOP presidential nomination, most expect Trump would beat DeSantis.

March 30, 2022

Supreme Court: Most Democrats Feel GOP Senators Disrespected Jackson

A majority of voters are troubled by some of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s responses during last week’s confirmation hearings, but most Democrats think President Joe Biden’s nominee to the Supreme Court was disrespected by Republican senators on the Judiciary Committee.