Americans very divided on Trump's: appropriateness, competence, corruption, and work ethic

Democrats are wondering where to go after Trump on: appropriateness, competence, corruption, and work ethic. The answer is that people are evenly divided on these topics. Republicans support him and Democrats oppose him. Yet, there are some key points. Poll was run by PredictWise with Pollfish on May 22, 2017. 1) Biggest difference is on appropriateness, Read more

Polling on Trust

Poll was run by PredictWise with Pollfish on May 22, 2017. Americans trust some specific news, just not the mainstream media in general. A plurality of Republicans think that federal government employees should not be able to freely criticize the president. A majority think that legal immigrants should not have that right. Americans believe that Read more

Montana still likely to go Republican

This is from a poll we ran today from 12 PM MT to 7 PM MT. Rushing out the results before the polls close at 8 PM MT: 1) GOP Gianforte went from +12 in our May 19 poll to +5.5 on May 25. Still likely to win, but now much tighter. Of course, Gianforte Read more

Tax Cuts for Rich

Two key issues for 2017 are healthcare and taxes. What do people want and what do they know? Poll was run by PredictWise with Pollfish on May 1, 2017. The people want more healthcare coverage, but many know that Trump/GOP is offering them less. 51 percent of Democrats and 26 percent of Republicans know that Read more

United is really unpopular

Every few weeks we test the favorability of a few things that have been in the news and this week we start with the four major airlines: United is really unpopular. Considering places: Republicans love Texas and Democrats love California, but the unfavourability it asymmetric. When it comes to the Democratic leadership, they are a Read more

French Election

The French election is really complicated with four candidates still in the running going into first round voting. Please feel free to quibble, but for the USA audience I will note them as: (center-left) Macron at 56%, (far-right) Le Pen 19%, (center-right) Fillon at 19%, and (far-left) Melenchon 5%. Again, apologize for the crude labeling. Read more

What people care about …

Americans are relatively united in what they care about. We asked Americans “How willing would you be to watch 30 minutes less of your favorite TV in order to learn more about” nine different policy topics: trade, taxes, regulation, immigration, health care, civil rights, national security and terrorism, environmental, and social security. Poll was run Read more

Women's rights really popular

There is massive, overwhelming support for government regulation and spending on policy aimed towards women’s reproductive health. There are conflicting feelings towards gay rights. Poll was run by PredictWise with Pollfish on April 11, 2017. Strong support for women’s health. Republicans only have lukewarm support for abstinence-only education, while Democrats are strongly opposed. “How do Read more