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August 11, 2021

Is Biden Keeping His Campaign Promises? Voters Are Doubtful

Voters don’t think most politicians keep their campaign promises, and less than a third believe President Joe Biden is doing better than previous presidents in keeping his promises.

Defund the Police
August 10, 2021

Voters Strongly Reject Rep. Cori Bush’s ‘Defund the Police’ Rhetoric

By a 2-to-1 margin, voters disagree with Rep. Cori Bush’s demand to “defund” police, while a majority agree with a North Carolina sheriff’s complaint that Democrats have become hostile to law enforcement.

August 6, 2021

Cuomo Scandal: 73% Say NY Governor Should Resign

Voters overwhelmingly think scandal-plagued New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should resign, but most think it is unlikely he actually will resign, and instead expect the state legislature to impeach him.

COVID vaccine mask confidence
August 5, 2021

COVID-19: Vaccine Confidence Grows, But Voters Expect Continuing Mask Mandates

More voters say they’re very confident in the COVID-19 vaccine, even as half expect to Americans will be required to wear masks in public at least another six months. And a majority believe public health should take precedence over individual liberty as the pandemic continues.

August 4, 2021

60% of Voters Say America Is More Divided

America has become more divided since President Joe Biden was elected, most voters believe, and social media sites like Facebook and Twitter are contributing to that division.

August 4, 2021

Election Integrity: 74% Of Voters Support Photo ID Requirement

Voters overwhelmingly believe it’s important to prevent cheating in elections and agree that requiring photo identification is a reasonable measure to ensure election integrity.

Jan 6 Capitol Riot Hearings
August 3, 2021

Capitol Riot: 59% of Voters Say Investigation Important, But Democrats Care More

Most voters consider the House select committee’s investigation of the January 6 Capitol riot to be important, but it is much more important to Democrats than to others.

August 2, 2021

COVID-19: Two-Thirds of Democrats Want Mandatory Masks, Even After Vaccination

Amid growing concern about the “Delta variant” of COVID-19, politics divides Americans over the response, with Democratic voters overwhelmingly in favor of a return to requiring masks in public.

July 27, 2021

COVID-19: Most Unvaccinated Voters Have Concerns About Vaccine Safety

While most voters say they’ve already been vaccinated against COVID-19 and are confident it will protect them against the coronavirus, more than half of those who aren’t vaccinated don’t plan to get the vaccine, and safety concerns are a major factor.

July 23, 2021

Biden Not More Popular Than Trump, And Most Voters Like Obama Better

There’s good news and bad news for President Joe Biden. The good news is that most voters have a favorable opinion of him. The bad news is that his numbers aren’t better than former President Donald Trump’s, and are worse than former President Barack Obama’s.

July 21, 2021

Cuba Libre? Most Voters Blame Communism for Cuba’s Problems, Welcome Refugees

The Biden administration has warned Cubans they will be turned away if they seek asylum in the United States, but a majority of voters say Cuban refugees should be admitted. And most voters blame Communism for Cuba’s problems, rather than the U.S. trade embargo.

Protests of 2020 - Editorial
July 21, 2021

Two-Thirds of Voters Want Congress to Investigate 2020 Riots

Now that House Democrats have created a committee to investigate the January 6 Capitol riot, most voters believe Congress should also investigate the Black Lives Matter protests that sparked violence in major cities last year.

July 20, 2021

Most Voters Agree With Trump on Need for State Election Reform

Joe Biden may have won the White House, but in the political battle over election integrity, former President Donald Trump seems to be winning.

July 19, 2021

Trump Deserves More Credit for COVID-19 Vaccine, Voters Say

While most voters approve of President Joe Biden’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, they give former President Donald Trump more credit for the coronavirus vaccine program.

July 15, 2021

Voters Less Supportive of Publishing Official Email Leaks

Maybe it was the hacking of Hillary Clinton’s emails, or maybe it was the endless investigations of Donald Trump, but clearly something has happened to shift public opinion against the publication of leaked emails.

July 15, 2021

Most Democratic Voters Strongly Support Texas Walkout

Democratic lawmakers in Texas fled the state this week to prevent the GOP-controlled legislature from passing an election integrity bill, and most Democrats support the fugitive legislators.

July 14, 2021

Biden’s Argument for Afghanistan Withdrawal Gets Majority Support

Voters are divided over the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, but most agree with President Joe Biden’s explanation for the decision.

July 13, 2021

Most Voters Reject Biden’s ‘Door-to-Door’ COVID-19 Vaccine Push

President Joe Biden said last week it is time to go “door-to-door” to vaccinate people against COVID-19, but most voters disagree.

Media enemy
July 9, 2021

58% Of Voters Agree: Media Are ‘Enemy of the People’

Voters overwhelmingly believe “fake news” is a problem, and a majority agree with former President Donald Trump that the media have become “the enemy of the people.”

July 8, 2021

Most Voters Want Schools To Teach Traditional Values

At a time when many schools are embroiled in controversy over the teaching of Critical Race Theory (CRT), voters still think it is important that kids learn traditional values in school.