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November 27, 2023

Veepstakes 2024: Most Democrats Want Harris Again, DeSantis Leads With GOP as Trump’s Running Mate

Many voters don’t want Vice President Kamala Harris as President Joe Biden’s 2024 running mate, but most Democrats do. Among Republican voters, meanwhile, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis leads among potential VP picks, if former President Donald Trump is next year’s GOP nominee.

November 22, 2023

China: 45% Rate Biden ‘Poor’ on Issue

After President Joe Biden’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, a plurality of voters still rate Biden as doing a poor job dealing with China.

November 21, 2023

Voters Much More Confident in Social Security

Confidence that Social Security will pay out its promised benefits has increased significantly, including among younger voters, who have previously been most skeptical about the program.

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November 20, 2023

‘Islamophobia’? Most Voters Don’t Think So

A majority of voters don’t believe that Muslims in America are victims of unfair treatment.

November 17, 2023

Election Integrity: 56% Say Cheating Likely in 2024

A majority of voters expect cheating to influence next year’s presidential election, and see mail-in voting as part of the problem.

November 16, 2023

Parties Even on Ethics Issue, But Biden Tops Trump

On the issue of ethics and corruption in government, Democrats and Republicans are tied, but former President Donald Trump is viewed as less ethical than President Joe Biden.

November 15, 2023

Democrats Lead by Double Digits on Abortion Issue

More than three-quarters of voters expect abortion to be an important issue in the 2024 election, and Democrats hold an 11-point advantage on the issue.

November 14, 2023

2024: Biden Leads Trump, But What About RFK Jr. Factor?

The third-party campaign of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. could have a major impact on the 2024 presidential election.

November 13, 2023

‘Bidenomics’ Still Not Working, Most Voters Say

A majority of voters believe the economy has gotten worse under President Joe Biden, but most Democrats want to blame Republicans in Congress.

November 10, 2023

Media Get Mixed Grades for Israel-Palestine Coverage

Less than half of voters think the news media are doing a good job covering the Gaza war, but Democrats have a more favorable view.

November 9, 2023

More Are Concerned About Surveillance, Both Foreign and Domestic

The number of Americans concerned about surveillance has increased, including those worried that their own government is spying on U.S. citizens. 

November 9, 2023

Israel or Ukraine? Issue Divides Electorate

President Joe Biden wants to link military aid for Ukraine and Israel together as a single piece of legislation, but half of voters want assistance to Israel to be a separate issue. However, a majority agree that securing America’s border should be a top priority.

November 8, 2023

U.S. Voters Back Netanyahu, Reject Calls for Gaza Ceasefire

Most American voters view Benjamin Netanyahu favorably and more than two-thirds agree with the Israeli prime minister’s rejection of calls for a ceasefire in Gaza. 

November 7, 2023

47% View New Speaker Favorably

New House Speaker Mike Johnson begins his term as the most popular of the four top congressional leaders. 

November 6, 2023

Trump Widens Lead Over GOP Primary Rivals

Despite skipping debates and facing criminal charges in multiple jurisdictions, former President Donald Trump has increased his support among Republican primary voters. 

November 3, 2023

Fall Back? Many Confused by Daylight Savings Time

Two-thirds of Americans know that they’re supposed to set their clocks back one hour when Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday, but many say they’ve forgotten it before.

November 3, 2023

It’s (Still) the Economy, Stupid: GOP Has 10-Point Advantage

Republicans hold a significant advantage over Democrats on the issue of the economy, with independent voters favoring the GOP by a 33-point margin. 

November 2, 2023

Killer Jab? 24% Say Someone They Know Died From COVID-19 Vaccine

Nearly a quarter of Americans believe someone they know died from COVID-19 vaccine side effects, and even more say they might be willing to become plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit against vaccine makers.

November 1, 2023

Military Recruiting Woes Worry Voters, But Most Still Oppose Draft

Concerns about recruiting problems in America’s armed forces are high, but not high enough to convince voters that a military draft is the solution. 

November 1, 2023

Mass Shootings: Voters Want More Enforcement, Not New Laws

Support for gun control is higher in the aftermath of a mass shooting in Maine, but most voters still say new laws are not the answer.