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June 24, 2021

49% of Voters Say Anti-Police Protests Hurt Public Safety

Violent crime in America has surged since the death of George Floyd touched off nationwide anti-police protests, and nearly half of voters believe there is a connection.

June 23, 2021

55% of Voters Support Election Audits

Arizona’s ongoing audit of 2020 election results has been widely criticized, but a majority of voters nationwide approve of the election integrity effort.

Freedom of Religious Liberty
June 22, 2021

82% of Voters Say Religious Liberty Important

Voters overwhelmingly believe religious freedom is important, and a majority are against requiring faith-based institutions to hire those who don’t share their beliefs.

June 18, 2021

44% of Voters Rate Biden’s European Trip a Success

President Joe Biden just completed a weeklong trip to Europe that included the G7 summit and a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but less than half of voters think his European trip was successful.

June 17, 2021

GOP Voters Suspect Critical Race Theory Will Make U.S. Race Relations Worse

Republicans have followed the news about Critical Race Theory (CRT) more closely than other voters, and two-thirds of GOP voters think teaching it in schools will lead to worse race relations.

June 16, 2021

Most Democratic Voters Happy With Party Leadership

While sizeable numbers of both Democratic and Republican voters are discontented with their party’s leadership, Democrats are significantly more satisfied with their current leaders.

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June 16, 2021

61% of Voters Reject Rep. Ilhan Omar's Anti-American Rhetoric, Half Support Censure

Some Republicans in Congress want to censure Rep. Ilhan Omar for comments comparing the United States to terrorist groups, and most voters reject the Minnesota Democrat’s rhetoric.

June 15, 2021

Crime: Voters Don’t Trust Media Reporting

As America’s cities experience a surge of criminal violence, less than a quarter of voters trust the media to report the facts about crime.

June 14, 2021

‘Greatest Threat’? Most Voters Reject Biden’s Global Warming Claim

Less than a third of voters agree with President Joe Biden’s recent claim that global warming is America’s “the greatest threat,” and few are willing to pay more taxes to fight such a threat.

June 10, 2021

44% of Voters Believe ‘Right Wing Media’ Stoke Racial Fear

Only a third of voters believe former President Barack Obama made racial relations better in America, but a larger percentage agree with his claim that “right wing media” are frightening white people about demographic changes.

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June 9, 2021

Most GOP Voters Like Pence, But Still Prefer Trump

Former Vice President Mike Pence is viewed favorably by most Republican voters, but given a choice, nearly two-thirds still say their party should be more like Donald Trump.

COVID Truth and Lies
June 8, 2021

Only 40% of Voters Think Dr. Fauci Told the Truth About Virus Research

As investigators pursue evidence that the COVID-19 virus may have originated in a Chinese research laboratory, many voters doubt that Dr. Anthony Fauci has told the truth about American funding of such research.

June 4, 2021

Voters Don’t Agree With Biden and Media on Riots

Most voters aren’t buying President Joe Biden’s rhetoric about the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, nor do they agree with the media about last summer’s “mostly peaceful protests.”

June 3, 2021

Half of GOP Voters Believe Party Leaders Aren’t Conservative Enough

Most voters in both major parties believe their ideological views are moving away from party leaders, but the view is more pronounced among Republican voters.

USA and Israel in 2021
June 2, 2021

Few Voters Think U.S.-Israel Relationship Better Under Biden

Amid reports that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may be ousted by a rival political coalition, most American voters don’t think the U.S.-Israel relationship has improved since President Joe Biden took office.

June 1, 2021

Voters Don’t Think Biden Has Made Much Difference for Black America

While support from black voters was crucial to President Joe Biden’s election, most voters – including most black voters – don’t believe the new president has improved race relations or made life better for young black people.

May 31, 2021

Most Voters Don’t See Biden As Stronger Commander-in-Chief

Fewer than a third of voters believe President Joe Biden is a stronger leader than most recent presidents, and a majority view him as less aggressive in his dealings with foreign leaders.

May 28, 2021

Voters See Crime Is Getting Worse, and Many Don’t Think Biden Can Handle It

Nearly two-thirds of voters say violent crime is getting worse, and half are not confident in President Joe Biden’s ability to deal with the problem.

The Origin of COVID-19
May 27, 2021

Most Voters Suspect COVID-19 Came From Chinese Lab, Support Investigation

A majority of voters think it is likely COVID-19 originated in a Chinese research laboratory and believe a federal investigation of the pandemic’s origin is very important.

May 25, 2021

Most Voters Support Commission to Investigate Capitol Riot

A majority of voters support the creation of a commission to investigate the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.