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May 8, 2020

Republicans Are More Willing To Risk Deaths, Illness to Get Country Going Again

Republicans are a lot more eager than Democrats to emerge from the coronavirus lockdown even if it means more sickness and death. But most voters regardless of party affiliation agree America can’t remain like this indefinitely.

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May 7, 2020

Most Republicans Want Comey Prosecuted for FBI Actions

Most Republicans still believe senior federal law enforcement officials acted illegally to try to stop Donald Trump’s election and think former FBI Director James Comey should be criminally prosecuted.

May 6, 2020

Reducing Federal Aid to Sanctuary Communities Is A Party Line Vote

President Trump wants to penalize sanctuary communities in future federal bailout packages. Most Republicans think it’s a good idea; most Democrats don’t.

May 5, 2020

Most Think America Will Be Great Again

The coronavirus has done little to dent voters’ optimism about America’s future, and most believe the country will be great again.

May 4, 2020

More Are Ready to Return to Work, Less Fearful of COVID-19 Risk

Voters are more eager to get back to work but aren’t convinced things will be returning to normal for many by next month. Most remain worried, too, that they’ll get the coronavirus if they return to the workplace.

April 30, 2020

Few Think Biden Telling Truth About Sex Charge

A former Senate staffer has accused Joe Biden of sexual assault, and voters suspect she may be telling the truth. But they don’t expect the media to cover the Biden story like they did the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

April 29, 2020

Trump-Biden Matchup Fires Voter Enthusiasm, Especially for Republicans

There’s a lot more voter excitement about a Trump-Biden matchup compared to the last two presidential elections, especially among Republicans.

April 28, 2020

Most Don’t Favor Big Fines, Jail Time for Mask Scofflaws

The vast majority of voters wear a mask at least some of the time these days because of the coronavirus, but they’re far less enthusiastic about punishing those who don’t.

April 27, 2020

Most Favor UN Action Against China for Coronavirus; 41% Want Their State to Sue

Most voters here want the United Nations to punish China for inflicting the coronavirus on the world, and a sizable number favor state lawsuits against the Asian giant.

April 24, 2020

Most Favor Trump’s Halt to Immigration to Help U.S. Workers; Democrats Don’t

Most voters in general support President Trump’s temporary freeze on legal immigration to give Americans a better chance in the post-coronavirus job market. Most Democrats do not.

April 23, 2020

Most Support Voting By Mail But Have Fraud Concerns

Democrats are pushing hard to allow more voting by mail this November because of the coronavirus, and most voters concur. But most also agree with critics that more voter fraud is likely.

April 22, 2020

Voters Nix State Coronavirus Economic Aid for Illegal Immigrants

California Governor Gavin Newsom has authorized $500 cash payments to all illegal immigrants in his state in response to the economic impact of the coronavirus, but voters aren’t keen to that idea in their home state.

April 22, 2020

Voters Say Trump More Likely Than Pelosi To Put Country First With COVID-19

Voters are evenly divided when asked if President Trump or House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would do a better job dealing with the coronavirus but think Trump is more likely to put the country ahead of his political party.

April 20, 2020

60% of Democrats Blame Trump More Than China for Coronavirus

Most Democrats blame President Trump, not China, for the coronavirus crisis the country is now experiencing. Other voters disagree.

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April 17, 2020

Most Democrats Want Woman, Person of Color As VP Nominee But Have No Favorite

If Joe Biden ends up as the Democrats’ presidential nominee, most voters in his party think he should choose a woman or person of color as his running mate, but there’s no clear favorite.

April 16, 2020

Voters Say Most Politicians Want Bigger, More Expensive Government

Voters still agree most politicians are intent on growing the size of government but aren’t as worried about that as they used to be.

April 16, 2020

36% Say It’s Time for America To Get Back to Work

A sizable number of voters are ready for America to begin returning to normal and think another six weeks is the most we can afford to remain closed down. Most worry, though, that they will get the coronavirus if they return to work.

April 15, 2020

Voters Prefer Trump, Biden Leadership to Hillary’s In Fighting Coronavirus

Voters agree America would not be better off with Hillary Clinton in the White House during the coronavirus pandemic but think Joe Biden would do just as good a job as President Trump.

April 14, 2020

65% of GOP Voters Say Coronavirus Reporters Chiefly Out to Get Trump

Democrats are quite happy with the ongoing media coverage of the coronavirus. But Republicans continue to put their faith in President Trump and see the media coverage as just another tool to attack him.

April 10, 2020

Democrats Say Open Convention Likely, But Biden Still The Winner

Most Democrats now think their party is likely to hold an open convention in which the delegates choose a candidate rather than rely on the primary results. But they overwhelmingly believe Joe Biden will still emerge as the presidential nominee.