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USA and Afghanistan
August 24, 2021

Afghanistan: Most Voters Say Biden Administration Not Doing Enough to Rescue Americans

President Joe Biden’s administration is not doing enough to get Americans out of Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover of that country, according to a majority of voters.

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August 23, 2021

Afghanistan: Get Americans Out First, Voters Say

Voters place more importance on getting U.S. citizens out of Afghanistan than they do on evacuating refugees seeking to flee the Taliban.

August 20, 2021

Who’s In Charge? Most Voters Don’t Think It’s Biden

A majority of voters don’t think President Joe Biden is mentally and physically capable of doing his job, and suspect the White House is actually being run by others.

August 20, 2021

Democrats Feel More Represented By Congress

Voters generally don’t think most members of Congress share their views, but Democrats are more likely than Republicans to believe that their own party’s members agree with them.

VP Harris Editorial
August 19, 2021

Kamala Harris: Voter Approval of VP Declines

Most voters believe it’s likely that President Joe Biden won’t finish out his term of office, and don’t think Vice President Kamala Harris is ready to step up to replace him.

August 18, 2021

Election Regrets: Most Wouldn’t Vote to Reelect Biden

Most voters would not vote to reelect President Joe Biden, and a significant number who voted for him in 2020 now regret their choice.

August 18, 2021

Afghanistan: Voters Blame Biden, Not Trump, for Taliban Takeover

Most voters aren’t buying President Joe Biden’s attempt to shift the blame for the Taliban’s sudden takeover of Afghanistan.

NPA Crime Cop Sign
August 17, 2021

70% of Voters Say Crime Is ‘Out of Control’

Voters are overwhelmingly concerned about violent crime and believe many so-called criminal justice reforms are contributing to the problem.

Infrastructure Bill 2021
August 12, 2021

Most Voters Agree: It’s Not a ‘Real Infrastructure Bill’

A majority of voters agree with a Republican senator’s denunciation of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure package that passed the Senate this week.

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 30, 2021

Voters Rate Congress Even Lower

Nothing that Congress has done in the past three months has improved their standing with voters, most of whom continue to rate congressional job performance as poor.

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July 29, 2021

Voters Rate Biden Worse on Crime Than on Economy

Violent crime is a bigger concern than inflation for most voters, and President Joe Biden gets worse ratings for dealing with crime than he does for how he’s handling the economy.

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.