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October 26, 2020

Most Say Biden/Hunter Business Connection Likely

Voters think it’s likely that Joe Biden was in on his son Hunter’s controversial business deals abroad but are more critical of President Trump’s ethics than those of the Democratic nominee.

October 23, 2020

North Carolina Senate: Tillis (R) 45%, Cunningham (D) 45%

Incumbent Republican Thom Tillis is running dead even with Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham in North Carolina’s fevered U.S. Senate race.

October 23, 2020

Florida: Trump 49%, Biden 46%

President Trump holds a three-point lead over Democrat Joe Biden in Florida, a state that’s critical to whether or not the president is reelected.

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October 22, 2020

24% Say Past Presidential Debates Have Changed Their Vote

Republicans are the most enthusiastic about the second Trump-Biden debate tonight and are the most likely to watch. Overall enthusiasm is down from the first debate, however, even though one-in-four voters say debates have changed their vote in the past.

October 22, 2020

North Carolina: Trump 48%, Biden 47%

President Trump and Democrat Joe Biden are running neck and neck in the battleground state of North Carolina.

October 21, 2020

Arizona Senate: Kelly (D) 46%, McSally (R) 44%

Democratic challenger Mark Kelly has a narrow lead over incumbent Republican Martha McSally in Arizona’s hotly contested U.S. Senate special election race.

October 21, 2020

Arizona: Biden 48%, Trump 46%

President Trump and Democrat Joe Biden are in a near tie in Arizona, a state Trump carried by three-and-a-half points in 2016.

October 20, 2020

Pennsylvania: Biden 50%, Trump 45%

President Trump trails Democrat Joe Biden by five points in Pennsylvania, a state that was key to Trump’s election in 2016.

October 20, 2020

Ohio: Biden 48%, Trump 46%

Democrat Joe Biden has the edge over President Trump in Ohio, a Republican-leaning state that is a must-win for the president in his bid for reelection.

October 19, 2020

61% Think Social Media Bad for Politics

With Facebook and Twitter under fire for their one-sided censorship of the news, most voters agree that social media has had a negative impact on politics in this country.

October 16, 2020

Voters Still Say Photo ID Laws Don’t Discriminate

Voters remain conflicted over whether it’s too easy or too hard to vote in America, but most still don’t see a photo ID requirement at the polls as discriminatory.

October 16, 2020

68% See Barrett Confirmation as Very Likely

Following her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, just over half of voters think U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett should be confirmed, and a sizable majority say she is Very Likely to be the next member of the high court.

October 15, 2020

65% Say They’re Likely To Vote Early If They Can

Early voting is available in most states, and voters in those states by a two-to-one margin plan to take advantage of it. Biden voters are much more eager to vote early than Trump supporters.

October 14, 2020

Party Affiliation Still Dictates Views of Obamacare

Democrats remain the big fans of Obamacare, a central issue in the ongoing confirmation hearings of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, while Republicans still want to see it go away.

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October 13, 2020

Over Half Still Say They Are Likely to Vote Against Trump

Slightly more than half of voters still say they are more likely to vote against President Trump, a finding that hasn’t changed in a year of regular surveying.

October 12, 2020

Voters Strongly Reject Religious Litmus Test for Supreme Court Nominees

Some Democratic opponents of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett are criticizing her conservative Catholic beliefs. But three-out-of-four voters say a candidate’s religious faith should not determine whether he or she can serve on the high court.

October 8, 2020

Americans Still Prefer Statehood for Puerto Rico Over D.C.

Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer says statehood for Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C. are priorities for his party if they win control of Congress. But Americans remain more comfortable with one than the other.

October 8, 2020

Harris Edges Pence As Presidential Prospect

Voters put a lot more weight on the latest vice presidential debate compared to earlier election cycles and give Democrat Kamala Harris the edge over Republican Mike Pence as presidential material.

October 7, 2020

22% of Gun-Owning Households Have Added A Gun Since Anti-Police Protests Began

Over one-fifth of Americans who have a gun in their household have added one since the Black Lives Matter anti-police protests began in late May and feel safer because they’ve done so.

October 6, 2020

Voters Aren’t Swayed by Trump’s COVID Diagnosis

Voters strongly reject the idea of pushing back the election because of President Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis, with most saying the president’s illness will not influence their vote in any way.