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December 17, 2020

Voters Still Cling to Free Speech, But Younger Voters Not So Sure

Just over half of voters still believe in protecting the things we say from government control, but those under 40 are more willing to sacrifice free speech than their elders.

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December 17, 2020

Voters Think Biden Doing Better Job Than Trump As President-Elect

Most voters approve of President-elect Biden’s performance, putting him several points ahead of President-elect Trump four years ago.

December 16, 2020

Biden Has More Fans Among Pro-Socialist Voters

Voters are more strongly opposed to socialism than ever, but fans of new President Joe Biden aren’t as convinced.

December 16, 2020

Democrats, Younger Voters Welcome More International Involvement in U.S. Economy

The incoming Biden administration is reportedly flirting with the idea of joining the so-called Great Reset, an international effort to radically change world economies with much bigger government and far greater regulation. Democrats and younger voters welcome the international involvement in U.S. policymaking; other voters are not so sure.

December 15, 2020

Most Think Media Hid Hunter Biden Story Before Election Day

Most voters suspect the news media buried the Hunter Biden story until after the election and think there’s a good chance that new President Biden was involved in his son’s overseas dealings.

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December 14, 2020

36% Still Think A Trump Win Likely Through Court Challenges

Most Republicans are still holding on to the hope of a second Trump term through the ongoing legal challenges in several states. But voters in general tend to see those challenges as political stalling rather than evidence of election fraud.

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December 10, 2020

Voters See Biden More Responsive to Media Than Trump

Voters think Joe Biden cares more about what the media thinks than President Trump does but don’t see either man as media-focused as Congress.

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December 9, 2020

Voters Are Only Cautiously Optimistic About Biden, New Congress

Voters are only slightly more hopeful that likely new President Joe Biden will be able to work better with Congress than President Trump did.

December 9, 2020

Voters Expect Biden To Be As Strong A President As Trump

Voters remain generally comfortable with the power of the U.S. presidency and expect Joe Biden to exercise it about the same way President Trump has.

December 7, 2020

Most Say Mail-In Voting Worked, But 47% Say Fraud Likely

Most voters say this year’s unprecedented level of mail-in voting was largely successful and continue to think President Trump should concede the presidential race. Republicans, however, strongly believe Democrats are likely to have stolen the election.

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December 4, 2020

52% See Obama’s Economic Policies as Better Model for Biden Than Trump’s

Despite the explosive economic growth of the last four years interrupted only by the coronavirus lockdown, most voters want to return to the economic policies of President Obama.

December 3, 2020

Most Still Want Citizenship Question on U.S. Census

Americans continue to agree with the Trump administration that the U.S. Census should include a citizenship question and say illegal immigrants should not be counted when congressional seats are being apportioned.

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December 2, 2020

Voters Say COVID-19 Comes First for Biden

The coronavirus is far and away the top action item on likely new President Joe Biden’s list as far as voters are concerned.

December 1, 2020

Voters See Each Other as America’s Enemy

U.S. voters now regard each other as a bigger enemy than Russia or North Korea and just as dangerous as China.

November 30, 2020

Voters Positive About America’s Future, Greatness, But Party ID Matters

Americans are still confident about where the country is headed, but Democrats are a lot more optimistic than others that the best is still to come.

November 24, 2020

Most Reject Big Government But Expect Biden to Grow It Anyway

Most voters continue to view big government as a problem and don’t want it, but they strongly suspect that more government and higher taxes are on the way with Joe Biden in the White House.

November 23, 2020

Democrats Like One-Party Rule More Than Others

With Democrats on the brink of one-party rule in Washington, D.C., it’s no surprise that they like the idea a lot more than other voters do.

November 19, 2020

61% Think Trump Should Concede to Biden

Most voters now believe President Trump should admit that he lost the election, although they’re less certain their friends and neighbors would agree. They’re more closely divided, however, over whether the Democrats stole the election as Trump contends.

November 17, 2020

New High of 60% Say China Should Pay Some of World’s Coronavirus Costs

More voters than ever consider China an enemy and think the Asian giant should pick up the tab for at least some of the global costs of the coronavirus.

November 12, 2020

Voters Still See A Divided America, But Lack Confidence That A Trump Defeat Will Help

Voters continue to see a more divided America after four years of the Trump presidency. While half of voters place the blame at Trump’s feet, nearly as many don’t see it getting any better if Biden takes his seat in the White House.