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2012 Poll

Obama Widens Lead Over Romney: Poll

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

* Lead growing over past week * A tighter race on economic issues By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (R...

That Old-Time Populism Debate

Mike Lux | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics
Mike Lux

Because they do tons of polls and the same kinds of questions over and over, pollsters have a very good idea in advance of writing their questions for any given poll what phrases or even individual words will trigger a more positive answer.

Mark Blumenthal

Romney's Gain In National GOP Polls: Why It Matters

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Over the past week, Mitt Romney's support in the Gallup Daily national tracking poll on the Republican nomination rose above 30 percent ...

Emily Swanson

Mitt Romney Gains Ground In National Polls

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

Although most eyes are fixed on New Hampshire on the eve of the first-in-the-nation primary, new polls released Monday by the Pew Research Center and ...

Poll Reveals Interesting Result On 2012 Election

AP | By JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Americans are hopeful for what 2012 will bring for their families and the country, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll, though ...

Tyler Kingkade

GOP Presidential Candidate Wonders If There's A 'Conspiracy' Against Him

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Gary Johnson is frustrated that he's not being given more airtime, and he's calling out organizers of ...

Some Rising, Some Declining

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTERS KASIE HUNT AND JENNIFER AGIESTA (AP/The Huffington Post) WASHINGTON — After grousing for months, Republicans are gr...

Poll: Mormonism Still A Factor For 2012 Voters

Posted 08.03.2011 | Religion

A new poll conducted by the Pew Research Center indicates that a significant segment of voters would still be less likely to vote for a Mormon candida...

Emily Swanson

Republican Nomination Poll: Romney And Palin Lead; Cain Could Be A Factor

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

Former Govs. Mitt Romney from Massachusetts and Sarah Palin from Alaska are fighting for the lead in national preferences for the 2012 Republican nomi...

Polls Highlight Demographic Differences In Who Republicans Back For 2012

Gallup | Lydia Saad | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics

As potential Republican candidates attempt to build national support while simultaneously focusing on the early primary states, they need to appeal to...

Poll Brings Donald Trump, Sarah Palin Bad News

Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - Nearly 60 percent of Americans would never support a Republican presidential bid by former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin or real estate ...

Poll: Three Potential Presidential Hopefuls Set Pace For 2012 GOP Field

Gallup | Jeffrey M. Jones | Posted 06.22.2011 | Politics

Donald Trump debuts in a first-place tie in Gallup's latest update of Republicans' preferences for the party's 2012 presidential nomination among pote...

Emily Swanson

Polls: Republicans Lack Enthusiasm For Their Presidential Hopefuls

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential contenders face a lack of visibility or enthusiasm among their base nationwide, according to two new polls released this week....

Poll Shows One Potential Presidential Hopeful In Striking Distance Of Obama

Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Republican Mitt Romney has drawn almost even with President Barack Obama in a new poll asking U.S. voters who they would supp...

Chris Christie A Strong 2012 Presidential Contender: Poll

Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie insists he is not running for president, but a new poll out on Thursday shows him runnin...

Poll Suggests Americans Growing Increasingly Pessimistic On Economy

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For all the talk of recovery, Americans are growing increasingly pessimistic about the economy as soaring gas costs strain already-...

Emily Swanson

POLL: Is Obama In Good Shape For Re-Election?

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More Americans would prefer to see Barack Obama re-elected than would prefer a Republican to win in 2012, according to a new poll released today by th...

Poll Suggests Fox News Viewers Favor One Potential Presidential Hopeful Above The Rest

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new survey released by Public Policy Polling suggests self-described regular Fox News viewers favor former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee over othe...

Poll Reveals Who Fox Viewers Want To Be GOP Presidential Nominee

Politics Daily | Bruce Drake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So, with so many possible Republican prospects in the Fox ranks, Gallup asked this question: Who runs best among Fox News listeners given that the net...

Sam Stein

Poll: Trump Boasts Higher Numbers Than Two Big Name Potential 2012 GOP Hopefuls

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The predominant theme of the Republican presidential primary has been, so far, that there is no primary at all. Only a few individuals h...

Poll Reveals Which Potential Contender Southern Republicans Prefer For 2012

McClatchy | Jim Morrill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Less than a year before the South's first presidential primary, a new poll shows former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee leading a field of prospective Rep...

Birther Views Rage On In GOP Community

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A survey released by Public Policy Polling on Tuesday finds skepticism over President Barack Obama's citizenship to be alive and well within the Repub...

Poll Reveals Who's Ahead & Behind In Potential GOP Presidential Pack

The Washington Post | Chris Cillizza & Aaron Blake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Govs. Mike Huckabee (Ark.), Sarah Palin (Alaska) and Mitt Romney (Mass.) make up the top tier of the 2012 Republican presidential field, accord...

US-Obama: 45% Favorable, 47% Unfavorable (Politico/PSB 11/8-11)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

POlitico / Penn Schoen Berland 11/8-11/10; 1,000 adults, 3.1% margin of error Mode: Internet Politico release National State of the Country 28% Righ...

Poll Brings Good & Bad News For Sarah Palin, Other Possible 2012 GOP Presidential Contenders

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sarah Palin is the most polarizing of the potential 2012 Republican presidential candidates, while impressions of Mike Huckabee and Mit...