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One in 10 Republicans Less Likely to Vote for Trump

New poll finds some dissatisfaction after former president's guilty verdicts

(Newser) - All eyes are on Republican voters after Donald Trump was found guilty this week of 34 felony charges related to his hush-money trial . According to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll , the bloom is coming off the rose for some on the former president. In the survey of 2,500-plus adults nationwide...

Polls Hint at Worrisome News for Biden on Young Voters

President has lost big ground among Gen Z, millennials from 2020, per NPR survey

(Newser) - Young voters flocked to Team Biden in 2020 in droves, giving Joe Biden a 20-point lead over Donald Trump among the 18-to-29 set. That doesn't seem to be the case this time around, with a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll showing the current president and former president in a statistical...

Peru's President Has an Approval Rating of 5%

Dina Boluarte has been mired in various corruption scandals

(Newser) - Peruvian President Dina Boluarte has faced multiple impeachment efforts as a result of the various scandals swirling around her, but politically speaking, she may have an even bigger problem: The vast majority of the nation isn't happy with how she's doing in office. According to a new poll...

Report: 42% of Americans See China as an Enemy

Only 16% have a favorable view of the country, according to Pew Research Center

(Newser) - Some 42% of Americans now label China as an enemy, up from 25% two years ago and reaching the highest level in five years, according to an annual Pew Research Center survey released Wednesday. Half of Americans think of China as a competitor, and only 6% consider the country a...

Trump Has 6-Point Lead in National Poll

Though in three key states, he and Biden are about even

(Newser) - A new national poll by CNN has Donald Trump six points ahead of President Biden when the two are placed in a hypothetical head-to-head contest, with the support of 49% of registered voters compared to Biden's 43%. Those numbers have held basically steady since CNN's last national poll...

With RFK Jr. In the Mix, One of These Candidates Takes a Hit

New NBC News poll shows Donald Trump suffers from third-party bid more than President Biden

(Newser) - Various polls and pundits have been supporting the narrative that third-party presidential runs in the upcoming election, especially the one by independent candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr., will prove more harmful to President Biden's reelection bid than former President Trump's. A new survey seems to be finding just...

Biden-Trump Poll 'Way Too Close to Call'

Analyst says national poll shows things are about as close as they can get

(Newser) - A new national poll reveals a presidential race that is "about as close as it can get," a polling analyst says. The Quinnipiac University poll shows President Biden edging Donald Trump 48% to 45% when the poll asked about just those two candidates. However, when the question expanded...

Poll: 67% of Voters Think Biden Is Too Old for a Second Term

But he still has a 4-point lead over Trump in latest Quinnipiac University poll

(Newser) - A large majority of voters think President Biden is too old to effectively serve another term, but they still prefer him to Donald Trump by a 4-point margin, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll . The poll put Biden, 81, ahead of the 77-year-old Trump 49% to 45% in a...

Poll: 86% of Americans Say Biden Is Too Old to Run

Smaller majority of 62% feel the same about Trump, per ABC/Ipsos survey

(Newser) - The age-old question of "how old is too old for a presidential candidate?" has taken on increasing urgency as we barrel toward November with two frontrunners who are getting up there in years. Now, according to a new poll, an "overwhelming majority" of Americans say that the incumbent,...

What's the 'Mood of the Nation'? Kinda Meh
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What's the 'Mood of the Nation'? Kinda Meh

Only 47% of Americans consider themselves 'very satisfied' with their lives, per latest Gallup poll

(Newser) - Last year, an even half of all Americans considered themselves "very satisfied" with their lives. This year, that figure has dropped, with just 47% falling into that category, per the latest Gallup survey —close to a record low, reports the Hill . It's only the third time since...

New Yorkers Give Their Mayor Lowest Job Approval Rating Yet
Eric Adams' Approval Hits 28%

Eric Adams' Approval Hits 28%

Handling of budget cuts, affordable housing shortage drag Eric Adams down with voters

(Newser) - Steep budget cuts that Mayor Eric Adams blames on New York City's migrant crisis and a shortage of affordable housing are contributing to his plunge in polls. A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows 28% of registered New York City voters approve of his job performance, with 58% disapproving....

Millionaires Feel Like They're Just Middle Class These Days

Only 8% of those with at least $1M consider themselves wealthy, per new survey

(Newser) - A million dollars just doesn't stretch the way it used to. So say all the millionaires who now place themselves squarely in the "middle class" category, according to a new poll from Ameriprise Financial. In the survey of more than 3,000 US adults, nearly 600 were found...

Nearly 10% of Us Have No Close Friends

New Pew survey finds having such pals in our corner is crucial to living a satisfying life

(Newser) - Your partner, kids, and how much you've got in the bank are all key to living a satisfying life—but not as much as having friends you can rely on, according to a new survey. The April poll of 5,000-plus US adults released earlier this month from the...

Support for Political Violence in America Is Kind of Shocking

Poll finds 23% of Americans believe it could be necessary 'to save our country'

(Newser) - Nearly one in four Americans support political violence in a new national survey that pollsters say is likely to indicate a "challenging election season." Some 75% of Americans surveyed by the Public Religion Research Institute and the Brookings Institution—including 84% of Democrats, 77% of Republicans, and 73%...

4 in 10 Californians Consider Getting Out

Most love their state, but many are contemplating a move

(Newser) - With the 2024 election looming, California has a "contradiction" at play ahead of next year's polls: People there love their state, but many are also mulling packing it up and leaving. That's per the Los Angeles Times , which reports on a new survey that details what's...

Poll: Most Want Trump to Quit, but Republicans Don't

Asked after indictment, more in GOP now say former president did nothing wrong

(Newser) - Donald Trump should drop out of the presidential race, say most poll respondents when asked what the former president should do after being indicted last week. Donald Trump should not go anywhere, say an overwhelming majority of Republicans polled. The share overall suggesting Trump end his candidacy was 56%, a...

In Poll, 26% Couldn't Name a Famous Asian American

Another 18% gave wrong answers

(Newser) - More than a quarter of Americans drew a blank when asked to name a famous living Asian American, according to a study released by the Asian American Foundation . The nonprofit says it polled more than 5,000 Americans and the top answer was "Don't know," at 26%....

More Tie Extreme Weather to Changing Climate: Poll

Respondents say they're talking about the issue if not acting

(Newser) - An overwhelming majority of people in the US say they have recently experienced an extreme weather event, a new poll shows, and most of them attribute that to climate change. But even as many across the country mark Earth Day on Saturday, the poll shows relatively few say they feel...

Americans Aren't Exactly Gung-Ho on EVs

Less than half say they're somewhat likely to switch when they next buy a car

(Newser) - Many Americans aren’t yet sold on going electric for their next cars, with high prices and too few charging stations the main deterrents. About 4 in 10 US adults are at least somewhat likely to switch, but the shift from the country’s love affair with gas vehicles still...

Educator Calls Poll Results About College a Wake-Up Call

Most respondents don't consider a degree worth the cost

(Newser) - They're not necessarily saying that having a college degree is a bad thing, but a majority questioned in new poll say it's not worth the cost. In a poll by the Wall Street Journal and NORC Center for Public Affairs Research at the University of Chicago, 42% of...

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