Polls

YG Network Nationwide Survey of Women – June 2014

YG Network has a new poll out today aimed specifically at women. Here are the key findings from the nationwide survey of women: As many women feel that neither Party cares about their family’s challenges and concerns (34%) as believe that the Democratic Party does (33%). While 29% self-report as Republican and 40% as Democratic, 36% […]

Two-thirds of Americans Want a New Direction

A national survey by the Pew Research Center and USA TODAY, conducted April 23-27 among 1,501 adults (including 1,162 registered voters), finds that “65% would like to see the next president offer different policies and programs from the Obama administration while 30% want Obama’s successor to offer similar policies.”

YG Poll: Government Hurts More Than Helps People Economically

According to YG Network’s Battleground Constituent Tracking Poll, Americans don’t buy the argument that more government intervention in the economy is helpful. By more than a four-to-one margin (49% to 12%), battleground constituents believe that government does more to hurt people trying to climb the economic ladder than help.

More Than Half of Americans Say Federal Taxes Too High

As many Americans scramble to prepare their taxes ahead of the April 15 deadline, Gallup reports that a majority, 52%, say the amount they have to pay in federal income tax is “too high,” while 42% say it is “about right.” The percentage who say their taxes are too high has hovered around 50% since […]

Middle-class Americans Believe Government Should Create an Environment that Encourages Hard Work

This is one of the telling findings in YG Network’s recently released Battleground Poll. By surveying the 90 most competitive congressional districts (per the Cook Political Report), it was possible to cut through partisanship to see what middle-of-the-road Americans believe.  YG Network’s John Murray provides more insight in a piece at the Huffington Post.

YG Network: March 2014 Battleground Poll Results

In the latest YG Network poll, likely voters were surveyed across the 90 most competitive U.S. House districts, as defined by The Cook Political Report. Some of the findings include: Women are more inclined to worry most (38%) about the decline in working middle class families than men (28%). Obama’s approval among key Battleground constituents critical […]

NEW NYT-CBS Poll: Americans Done With Liberal Agenda

Our friends over at The Morning Buzz break down a new NYT-CBS poll. First, data from the broad-view questions indicate that Americans are upset with where liberal governance has taken us. For example: By almost a two to one margin (63 percent to 32 percent), Americans believe that things have “pretty seriously gotten off on […]

Unemployment Rises to Top Problem in the U.S.

Gallup reports Americans have a new No. 1 problem. Nearly one in four Americans mention jobs and unemployment as the most important problem facing the country, up from 16% in January. The government and politicians had topped the list since the government shutdown in October.

Is the American Dream Attainable? Not Many Americans Think So

Racing into a new century in which many of the old rules don’t seem to apply anymore, Americans are overwhelmingly pessimistic about their chances of achieving and sustaining the American dream, according to a new Marist-McClatchy Poll. Eight out of 10 Americans think it’s harder now than before, taking more effort to get ahead than […]

WSJ/NBC Poll: Americans Losing Confidence in President Obama

According  to a new WSJ/NBC poll, only 16% of Americans feel optimistic and confident about his second term. Add that to the fact that a whopping 63% of Americans think that America is on the wrong track, and it’s clear that the winter storm of American scorn is heading straight for the White House.