Posts Tagged: Poll

Polls Show GOP Might Pick up Three Senate Seats

The polls are bouncing all over the place in the Senate races so take everything you hear about polls with a huge chunk of salt, but here’s my latest analysis. For awhile the polls were clearly trending for big GOP wins in the Senate, but now not so much. Data Analysis for October 21, 2010… Read more »

Atheists Know More About Religion Than True Believers

Poll results released today by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life shows that the people who know the most about religion don’t believe in God. On average, Americans correctly answer 16 of the 32 religious knowledge questions on the survey by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life. Atheists and… Read more »

Polls Show Trends Favoring GOP to Win Six Senate Seats

Another edition to my weekly Senate poll analysis is available. Last week, I said that the Democrats were looking to lose four seats. This week, a couple of toss-up races have moved to the Republican column. According to the polls, the Democrats could lose six seats. Read my full analysis.

Voters Hate the Republican Party

There’s a lot of talk about how the Democrats are going to get wiped out in November like they were in 1994, but this isn’t 1994. The big difference between now and 16 years ago is that back then the Republicans had been out of power for like 40 years and people had forgotten what… Read more »

Poll Shows that 30 Percent of Americans Believe Troop Withdrawal Would Signify Victory in Afghanistan

A newly released Vanity Fair/60 Minutes poll asked this question: Which one of the following would most SIGNIFY VICTORY to you in the war in Afghanistan? More people think that merely withdrawing of US troops would “signify victory” rather than capturing Osama bin Laden or removing the Taliban from power. Read this story on Vanity… Read more »

Gallup Poll Shows Unprecedented Opposition to Incumbents

Republicans will blame Democrats. Democrats will point their fingers at Republicans. Whoever is at fault, incumbents are set up to lose big in November’s mid-term elections – maybe. A new Gallup shows that only 28 percent think members of Congress deserve to be re-elected. Conversely, 65 percent of registered voters want to see current members… Read more »

Is the public option dead?

The Countdown on MSNBC reported some interesting poll numbers about the attitude of voters regarding the support for health care reform, a public option and what’s motivating Republican opposition.

Gallop Poll Shows That US Health Care Sucks

Well the analysis by Gallup didn’t actually say that the US health care system sucks, but that’s the gist of it. In Great Britain, satisfaction with access to affordable healthcare (43%) is consistent with satisfaction with quality (42%). In Canada, satisfaction with access to affordable healthcare (57%) is slightly higher than satisfaction with quality (52%)…. Read more »