No Image

Key races to watch on Election Eve

October 27, 2010 politisite 0

It’s an especially challenging year for dozens of Democratic incumbents. Here’s a quick rundown of the party’s most vulnerable members. AL-2: REP. BOBBY BRIGHT: The freshman has voted against key Democratic bills and even said he won’t vote for Nancy Pelosi as speaker, but in this GOP-leaning district, it still might not be enough to save him. AZ-5: REP. HARRY MITCHELL: The two-term Democrat faces a rematch with Republican David […]

No Image

GOP out to biggest generic ballot leads in history

August 16, 2010 politisite 0

The most amazing thing about this? When Democrats tell people that voters hate the GOP as much as they hate them, they’re not blowing smoke. That’s basically true. In fact, in many polls, the Republican Party’s favorables are still lower than the Democrats’. And even so: Biggest generic ballot lead … in history. That’s how popular Hopenchange is. The flip side of that calculus, of course: Imagine what the lead […]

No Image

Election 2010: South Carolina GOP Primary for Governor

June 9, 2010 politisite 0

As South Carolina Republicans prepare for a run-off election in two weeks, 81% of GOP Primary voters say they are likely to vote for Nikki Haley if she is the party’s nominee in September. A Rasmussen Reports election night survey found that 70% say they are likely to vote for Congressman Gresham Barrett if he is the Republican nominee. The two candidates will meet again after yesterday’s primary in which […]

No Image

New Poll: 63 Percent want ObamaCare Repealed

May 25, 2010 politisite 0

Support for repeal of the new national health care plan has jumped to its highest level ever. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 63% of U.S. voters now favor repeal of the plan passed by congressional Democrats and signed into law by President Obama in March. Prior to today, weekly polling had shown support for repeal ranging from 54% to 58%. Currently, just 32% oppose repeal. The […]

No Image

24% of voters say they are part of the Tea Party Movement

April 13, 2010 politisite 0

Maybe the left needs to stop attacking and kiss and make-up with the Teaparty movement.  Rasmussen is reporting that nearly one forth of all voters consider themselves part of the Tea Party movement Twenty-four percent (24%) of U.S. voters now say they consider themselves a part of the Tea Party movement, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. That’s an eight-point increase from 16% a month ago. Another […]

No Image

Chart: 2010 Election Senate Race Update – only 14 Seats Safe

April 8, 2010 politisite 0

A lot has happened since our last Senate update in January. And yet overall, the balance hasn’t changed dramatically. Republicans are still likely to gain seats in a cycle that started off in 2009 looking good for Democrats. But how many new GOP senators will there be? It’s time for a dose of reality in the midst of April showers for some incumbents. The chart below gives you what you […]

No Image

Report: Media Bias is more of a problem than Big contributions in Politics

April 7, 2010 politisite 0

Fifty-five percent (55%) of U.S. voters continue to think that media bias is a bigger problem in politics today than big campaign contributions, identical to the finding in August 2008. Thirty-two percent (32%) say big contributions are the bigger problem, but that’s down four points from the previous survey. Thirteen percent (13%) more are not sure. Thirty-eight percent (38%) of voters say they are more likely to contribute time or […]

No Image

Report: Health Care Reform Polarized the Country

April 2, 2010 politisite 0

In March, the number of Democrats increased by just over a full percentage point and the number of Republicans increased by just under a full percentage point. This is consistent with other data showing that the health care debate heightened passions on both sides of the aisle. After declining for four straight months to the lowest levels on record, the number of Democrats increased a point from a month ago. […]

No Image

69% Say Cities Don’t Have Right To Ban Handguns

March 6, 2010 politisite 0

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that just 25% of adults think city governments do have that right. These findings are unchanged from June 2008 just before the Supreme Court overturned a Washington, D.C. law banning handguns in that city. That decision also prompted an increase in the high court’s favorability ratings.

No Image

55% say Congress should scrap Health Care Plan and start over

March 6, 2010 politisite 0

U.S. voters (55%) would rather see Congress scrap the original plan and start all over again, according to the latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. Still, the president has made some progress among the public. Thirty-seven percent (37%) now think it would be better to build on the health care plan that has been working its way through the House and Senate as a starting point. That’s up from 28% […]