“public-opinion” Charts

Princeton Study: American Government No Longer A Democracy »

When the policy-preferences of median-income Americans were compared to actual government policies enacted, the public majority's interests were found to…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 556
Score: 10

Should US intervene Ukraine? But first, where is it? »

On March 2014, 3 political scientists asked a national sample of 2,066 Americans what action they wanted the U.S. to…

Amparo C.
by: Amparo C.
views: 158
Score: 7

What Is the Biggest Factor Influencing Voters this Election? »

When Americans were asked whether they would vote for a candidate who disagreed with them on a certain issue, that…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 276
Score: 4

Americans Disapprove of Congress, Reelect Anyway »

With congressional approval ratings of the last half decade persisting at record lows, it seems paradoxical that 90% of incumbents…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 107
Score: 4

Partisanship Engenders Greatest Division Among Americans »

The political gridlock plaguing recent Congresses reflects the growing polarization of the two major political parties, as both become smaller…

No Labels
by: No Labels
views: 587
Score: 4

FAUX News: Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics (Well.. 2 of 3) »

Throughout the 2010 campaign season, over 90% of news-media viewers felt that their news source presented false information. However, viewers…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 230
Score: 4

No Labels Calls Congress to Work Longer, Public Agrees »

While the length of Congress' session in 2012 included more days than in 2003, the average hours in-session each day…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 118
Score: 3

Americans Favor Path for Illegals to Stay, Not Citizenship »

Americans overwhelmingly believe current immigration policy needs major changes, with 35% contending it requires a complete overhaul. The predominant perspective…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 82
Score: 3

#TortureReport: Does Religion Change Opinions on Torture? »

A poll following the recent Senate Intelligence Committee report detailing CIA "enhanced interrogation techniques" on suspected terrorists has found nonreligious…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 256
Score: 2

Global Warming: Fact to Scientists, Fiction to Everyone Else »

An analysis of nearly 12,000 academic journal studies has found there to be an overwhelming consensus among scientists that global-warming…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 208
Score: 2

Why is Obamacare So Unpopular? Hint: It's Not »

Many of the individual provisions within the ACA are popular among majorities of Democrats, Independents, and even Republicans. And yet,…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 158
Score: 2

Did Obama's 2009 Stimulus Work? »

In a survey conducted by debate.org, most Americans said they do not believe that Obama's 2009 stimulus worked.

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 124
Score: 2

More Fundamental Problems with America: News Media »

In typical American fashion, the most informative news sources are the ones the fewest people actually watch. Impressively, Fox News…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 80
Score: 2

Anthony Weiner Approval Among Registered NYC Democrats »

Starting in February 2013, Anthony Weiner's approval began to rise slowly among registered New York City Democrats. In June 2013,…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 84
Score: 2

Asia's Attitude Toward Homosexuals Soon to Reverse »

While overall Asia has one of the lowest societal acceptances of homosexuality, this trend will eventually be reversed. In both…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 213
Score: 2

Voters Have Negative View on Every 2016 Candidate Except One »

In the 2016 presidential race, nearly every candidate is viewed more negatively than positively by American voters. The only contender…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 148
Score: 1

Hillary Clinton over time »

Public opinion of Hillary Clinton has varied over the past 23 years, but has been generally more positive than negative.

AEI
by: AEI
views: 90
Score: 1

Millennials Are Far Less Tolerant Than You Probably Think »

Racial progress is often hailed as inevitable with the maturation of the "millennial" generation-- typically considered the most tolerant towards…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 254
Score: 1

Why the Midterm Wasn't A Public Rebuke of Obama's Policies »

When Obama won landslide victories in both 2008 and 2012, with Democratic gains in the House and Senate, Republicans did…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 67
Score: 1

The Red / Blue Divide: Not So Very Wide »

Voice of the Public studied how the responses of people in "blue" districts or states compared to the responses in…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 212
Score: 1

Why Democrats Should Be Terrified of Midterm Election »

Nate Silver's 538 gives Republicans a 60%-chance of taking control of the Senate in the midterm-elections. Republicans need only take…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 121
Score: 1

From JFK to bin Laden: 50 years of conspiracy theories »

Fifty years after President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, the belief that more than one person was involved in his assassination…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 179
Score: 1

America's Favorite Nations »

Gallup asked Americans of their overall view of various prominent countries on the world stage. The nations can be divided…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 62

I'm Not #Racist, But... »

While many hail the election of Barrack Obama as a major step in "black progress," implying that historical and contemporary…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 289

The right to have children? »

A majority of Americans now think that same sex couples should be able to adopt kids. This demonstrates a growing…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 17

Why Elections Aren't Actually About the Most Popular Party »

While many have asserted public disgruntlement with Obamacare and the laggard economic recovery to be harbingers of a Republican sweep…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 89

Growing Movement for Second Secession? »

More than 60 million Americans loosely support the idea of their state "peacefully withdrawing" from the Union, with many citing…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 42

Do Americans Actually Want to Reduce Government Spending? »

70% of Americans feel it is essential that the federal budget deficit be reduced-- with 73% believing this should be…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 39

Police power and public opinion »

Whites and blacks have sharply different levels of confidence in the police, and the recent shooting in Ferguson, Mo. has…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 164

Social Media Holds Little Influence Over What We Buy »

A Gallup poll released this week shows that a significant majority of Americas do not credit social media with having…

A.S.
by: A.S.
views: 27

There's Something Seriously Wrong With How We Watch TV »

While over one-in-three Americans tuned in for the most recent Super Bowl Championship, only about a tenth watched the President's…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 56

After High Democratic Hopes for Midterm, Republican Comeback »

After beginning the year with voter support nearly 7 percentage-points higher than that of the Republican Party's, Democrats have seen…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 63

Christie's Presidential Chances Burning Down with Bridgegate »

Considered by many as Republicans' best hope for taking the White House in 2016, NJ Governor Chris Christie has been…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 39

After A Year Going Against Public, Republicans Still Strong »

Seemingly, Republican legislators should be in a bad position. They successfully fought against various policy initatives on the Democratic agenda…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 49

Americans Dissatisfied with Congress »

63% of Americans surveyed in late October 2013 indicated that they would not reelect their current congressional representatives based on…

No Labels
by: No Labels
views: 61

Public opinion: Rising disagreement with the tea party »

In a Pew Research Center poll conducted in October, 32 percent said they disagree with the tea party. This percent…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 91
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