Stories tagged: poll
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 9:28 P.M.
Rare poll finds Cuban citizens favor better U.S. relations
A rare poll of Cuban public opinion has found that most of the island’s citizens approve of normal relations with the United States and large majorities want more tourists to …
SUNDAY, MARCH 5, 2017, 12:28 P.M.
Poll: Divided Americans fret country losing identity
A new survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds Republicans are far more likely to cite a culture grounded in Christian beliefs and the traditions of …
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2017, 5:06 P.M.
U.S. teens disillusioned, divided by politics, poll shows
In the days after President Donald Trump’s election, thousands of teenagers across the nation walked out of class in protest. Others rallied to his defense. It was an unusual show …
THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 4:43 A.M.
Poll: More than half think Trump acted unethically or illegally in business conflicts
More than half of voters believe Donald Trump has done something illegal or unethical as he faces potential conflicts of interest by continuing to own his businesses while serving as …
SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 2017, 10:02 A.M.
C-SPAN survey lists top presidents: Lincoln, Washington, FDR
Just in time for Presidents Day, a new survey of historians on presidential leadership gives the top five slots to Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Franklin Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt and Dwight …
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 8:11 A.M.
Four NATO nations would pick Russia to defend them if threatened: poll
Who you gonna call? For the citizens of four NATO countries asked which military power they’d want fighting on their side if attacked, the answer was simple – Russia. That …
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 4:50 A.M.
Stalin popularity among Russians reaches a 16-year high, poll shows
The percentage of Russians who have a positive view of Joseph Stalin, the notorious Soviet-era dictator, has reached its highest level in 16 years, according to a new poll released …
SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 2017, 8 A.M.
84 percent of Canadians disapprove of Trump as president
President Donald Trump has an anemic approval rating in the United States – 54 percent of Americans disapprove of his job performance, according to a recent Gallup poll. But that’s …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 10:22 A.M.
President Trump’s initial approval ratings are setting new, unhappy records
It admittedly seems odd to ask Americans to evaluate the performance of a new president a few days after he took office. It’s like getting a performance review on your …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 9:09 P.M.
Gonzaga isn’t going to be top dog … at least not yet
The Baylor Bears were promoted to No. 1 for the first time in program history last Monday. One day later, Baylor was flogged 89-68 by No. 10 West Virginia in …
MONDAY, JAN. 2, 2017, 8:18 P.M.
As populists won 2016 ballots, world’s richest made $237 billion
In a year when populist voters reshaped power and politics across Europe and the U.S., the world’s wealthiest people are ending 2016 with $237 billion more than they had at …
MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016, 12:41 P.M.
AP New Year’s poll: Americans hopeful for a better 2017
Emotionally wrenching politics, foreign conflicts and shootings at home took a toll on Americans in 2016, but they are entering 2017 on an optimistic note, according to a new poll …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2016, 3:57 P.M.
U.S. election voted top news story of 2016, AP poll shows
The turbulent U.S. election, featuring Donald Trump’s unexpected victory over Hillary Clinton in the presidential race, was the overwhelming pick for the top news story of 2016, according to the …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2016, 12:59 P.M.
Accidental shooting deaths, injuries spike over the holidays
The happiest of seasons is also among the deadliest: Unintentional shootings spike during the holidays, and are more likely to occur than any other time of the year, according to …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016, 1:23 P.M.
Russia, Putin, WikiLeaks aren’t so bad, GOP voters say
After Donald Trump seized the Republican presidential nomination, pollsters found the party’s voters shifting their opinions on trade to match up with the candidate. On Wednesday, new polling by YouGov …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14, 2016, 5:19 A.M.
Poll: A little thaw, but still no honeymoon for Trump
Newly elected presidents usually get a honeymoon period from the American public. Not Donald Trump.
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 12:59 P.M.
Obamacare poll: Only about 1 in 4 wants Trump to repeal health law
As Republicans start to make changes in health care, potentially revamping Medicare and Medicaid as well, the politics of the issue could turn against them. “They are going to go …
MONDAY, NOV. 7, 2016, 10:51 A.M.
Poll: Election stands at 47-43 Clinton over Trump; nearly 8 in 10 are prepared to accept result
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton holds an edge of 47 percent to 43 percent over GOP nominee Donald Trump in a the latest Washington Post-ABC News tracking poll, with Clinton …
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 6:26 P.M.
Most Trump supporters doubt election’s legitimacy, poll suggests
Donald Trump’s dubious claims the presidential election is “rigged” have taken root among most of his supporters, who say they will have serious doubts about the legitimacy of the election’s …
MONDAY, OCT. 10, 2016, 11:29 A.M.
The first post-hot mic poll is out, and it suggests that Donald Trump is in deep, deep trouble
Even before the Washington Post reported on a 2005 recording of Donald Trump making crude comments about exploiting his celebrity to sexually assault women, Hillary Clinton’s campaign was on the …
SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016, 11:09 A.M.
Poll finds stark party divisions on Muslims, Mexicans, guns, gays and God
It’s not just Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton who are so different from each other. On the eve of back-to-back political conventions, Republicans and Democrats across the land see their …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2016, 12:36 P.M.
Immoral, lazy, closed-minded: How Democrats and Republicans feel about each other
Nearly half of Republicans regard Democrats as more “immoral,” “lazy” and “dishonest” than other Americans; seven in 10 Democrats view Republicans as “more closed-minded.”
MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016, 2:52 P.M.
Voters feel disconnected, helpless in 2016, poll shows
Republicans and Democrats feel a massive disconnect with their political parties and helpless about the presidential election.
FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016, 6:15 P.M.
New poll shows strong support for paid family leave programs
Time off from work to care for a child or relative is codified in federal law. Now, an overwhelming majority of Americans 40 and older want that time away from …
TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016, 6:40 A.M.
Millennials shift toward Democrats, away from Trump, poll shows
Republicans long have worried about how to survive as conservative GOP voters die off and are replaced by more liberal younger Americans. A new national poll of millennial voters suggests …
THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2016, 1:45 P.M.
Poll: Americans prefer low prices to items ‘Made in the U.S.A.’
The vast majority of Americans say they prefer lower prices instead of paying a premium for items labeled “Made in the U.S.A.,” even if it means those cheaper items are …
FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2016, 9:16 P.M.
Donald Trump is least popular American politician in three decades
For months, as Donald Trump lurched from controversy to controversy, commentators marveled that his voters remained loyal: Trump is impervious to political attack, some said.
TUESDAY, FEB. 23, 2016, 11:41 A.M.
Social Security, joblessness top economic concerns, AP poll shows
Ask people what economic issues will be important for the next president, and Democrats, Republicans and independents alike all put a high priority on protecting Social Security and reducing unemployment.
SUNDAY, DEC. 13, 2015
Eye on Boise: Eye on Boise: Poll shows Idahoans not pining big for tax cuts
Eye on Boise column for Sunday
TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2015
Idahoans back boost in minimum wage, poll finds
BOISE – Seventy percent of Idahoans favor raising the state’s minimum wage to $10 an hour from the current $7.25, according to a new independent poll, though state lawmakers have …