Polling

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    Four More Years?

    The honeymoon is over for Joe Biden. The man who ran as the unifier, the man with character, the nice guy who wouldn’t send out mean tweets, the foreign-policy expert who would restore America’s place in the world, has been revealed as the hard-hearted president who left Americans and Afghan…
    Donna Martinez, September 7, 2021
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    2021 Education Next Poll: Support for Mask Requirements Vary by Race and Political Affiliation

    My third and final blog post about the 2021 Education Next poll. Majorities of Black, Hispanic, and Democratic respondents strongly support mask requirements.  Parents (47%) and teachers (45%) seem to be on the same page as the general public (44%).  …
    Terry Stoops, August 31, 2021
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    2021 Education Next Poll: Strong Support for Annual Testing Requirements

    More from the 2021 Education Next poll released this week. While many parents believe that children take too many tests throughout the school year, respondents agreed that federal testing requirements for math and reading should remain in place.  This includes a majority of teachers (52%).
    Terry Stoops, August 31, 2021
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    2021 Education Next Poll: Teacher Unions are Unpopular

    Education Next released its 2021 poll this week.  As usual, the poll offers tremendous insight into public opinion about public schools and other education matters. First up: teacher unions. A majority of teachers (68%) and Democrats (50%) believe that unions have a positive effect.  No one else agrees.  Remarkably,…
    Terry Stoops, August 31, 2021
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    National Poll: Just 41% Approve of Biden’s Performance In Office

    Policy choices have consequences, and President Joe Biden is now way underwater with registered voters in this country. Here are the topline numbers from Suffolk University/USA Today.  More than six out of 10 — 62% — say the country is on the wrong track. A…
    Donna Martinez, August 25, 2021
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    It’s Not Just Biden Who’s In Trouble With N.C. Voters

    You can bet that Gov. Roy Cooper’s political team is doing a double-take on the results of the latest Civitas Poll. North Carolina voters – those likely to vote in 2022 – have soured on President Biden and on Gov. Roy Cooper.   The governor’s job approval…
    Donna Martinez, August 24, 2021
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    America Is Clear-Eyed, Biden Is Clueless

    Thanks to the Biden administration, Americans and Afghan allies are trapped in Taliban-controlled territory as I write this, terrified and fearing for their lives, unsure if or when they’ll get out, unsure if or when a terrorist will come knocking at their door. Americans get it. Americans see the stunning…
    Donna Martinez, August 23, 2021
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    WATCH: Who’s Up? Who’s Down? Analyzing New Civitas Poll Results

    Here’s the headline from the August Civitas Poll: North Carolina Voters Sour On Biden and Cooper Click below to watch Locke President Donald Bryson and Locke Senior Political Analyst Mitch Kokai discuss the poll results.
    Donna Martinez, August 19, 2021