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    Another poll shows massive support for photo I.D. to vote

    Rasmussen is reporting the following results for its recent national poll of likely voters: A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 75% of Likely U.S. Voters believe voters should be required to show photo identification such as a driver’s license before being allowed to vote.
    Donna Martinez, March 29, 2021
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    Here’s how H.R. 1 would impact North Carolina specifically

    The fate of the massive elections bill, H.R. 1, now sits with the U.S. Senate. More specifically, its fate rests on whether Democrats will change the rules and cram the behemoth bill that federalizes elections through the U.S. Senate. Under that scenario, Vice President Harris would be in line to…
    Donna Martinez, March 24, 2021
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    Civitas Poll: 44% Strongly Disapprove of Joe Biden’s Job Performance

    President Biden has work to do with likely North Carolina voters. The new Civitas Poll shows a majority don’t like the direction of the country, while North Carolinians are split on Mr. Biden’s performance. But take a look at the strong disapproval data. (emphasis is mine) More than half…
    Donna Martinez, March 22, 2021
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    Most Americans think both major parties are too extreme

    The latest from Pew Research is an interesting look at how U.S. adults view the Democrat and Republican parties. Both are seen as holding positions that are ‘too extreme’ by about six in 10 adults. (see chart). The real question for me is what that phrase means to the…
    Donna Martinez, March 12, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online on a bill that would bypass Gov. Roy Cooper and require public schools in 14 counties to reopen. John Hood’s CJ Opinion explores why public opinion polls tend to underestimate support for Republican candidates.
    Mitch Kokai, March 10, 2021
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    Poll: Biden’s approval at 49%

    From Rasmussen’s daily presidential tracking poll: The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll, Sponsored by SLANTEDfrom Sharyl Attkisson, for Thursday shows that 49% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Biden’s job performance. Forty-eight percent (48%) disapprove. The latest figures include 33% who…
    Donna Martinez, March 4, 2021
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    Poll: Biden Disapproval Grows

    Rasmussen’s daily presidential tracking poll shows President Biden is already losing ground when it comes to the trend for strong disapproval (see chart below). Here are the toppling results for Friday. The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll, Sponsored by SLANTEDfrom Sharyl…
    Donna Martinez, February 26, 2021
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    Would you vote for him?

    Those who think the stain of impeachment has relegated Donald Trump to history may be jolted by this new Morning Consult/Politico poll of Republican voters. According to a Morning Consult/Politico poll conducted at the conclusion of the Senate’s weeklong trial, a majority of Republican voters (54 percent) said…
    Donna Martinez, February 17, 2021