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Majority of Colorado voters favor civil unions for same-sex couples

By | 12.12.11 | 11:16 am | More from The Colorado Independent

According to a poll released last week by Public Policy Polling, Colorado voters narrowly favor making same-sex marriage legal and favor legalizing civil unions by a more than 3-1 margin.

In Colorado polls Gingrich soaring, Perry fading

By | 12.06.11 | 4:25 pm | More from The Colorado Independent

A poll released today by Public Policy Polling shows Newt Gingrich with a commanding lead over Mitt Romney in Colorado. The poll shows Gingrich up 37-18 over Romney in Colorado. Michele Bachmann is third with 9 percent and Ron Paul comes in at 6 percent. It wasn’t that long ago More…

Polls differ on Minnesota public’s attitudes towards marriage amendment

By | 11.11.11 | 10:29 am | More from The Minnesota Independent

Four polls have been released this week showing different results among Minnesota’s electorate a year before the the 2012 vote on the controversial amendment to add a ban on same-sex marriage to the state constitution.

A majority of Americans agree with Occupy Wall Street, polls show

By | 10.20.11 | 2:00 pm | More from The Michigan Messenger

A majority of Americans — and almost a third of Republicans — agree with the aims of the Occupy Wall St. movement, according to polls taken over the last ten days.

Poll: North Carolinians support anti-gay marriage amendment

By | 10.13.11 | 11:29 am

A new poll shows a majority of voters in North Carolina support a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, civil unions and domestic partnerships, but that support depends on the wording of the poll.

Hoekstra is GOP front runner to challenge Sen. Stabenow

By | 09.22.11 | 10:19 am | More from The Michigan Messenger

Former U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra has a massive lead over his competitors in the race for the Republican nomination to challenge Sen. Debbie Stabenow next year, according to a new poll.

Hoekstra, a Holland resident who served 18 years in the U.S. House before his unsuccessful run


Poll: Michigan Gov. Snyder approval remains low

By | 08.24.11 | 10:41 am | More from The Michigan Messenger

A new Epic/MRA poll shows that nearly twice as many Michigan voters disapprove of the way Gov. Rick Snyder is doing his job than approve of it. The survey of 600 likely voters found 33 percent approved of the governor’s performance while 62 percent disapproved, with 5 percent undecided.

Poll: Majority of Republicans support rights for same-sex couples

By | 05.06.11 | 9:28 am

A survey of more than 1,000 Republicans by Public Policy Polling shows that self-identified members of the party support legal rights for same-sex couples even if they aren’t backing gay marriage.

Poll: More Americans support legalizing abortion in most cases than did a year ago

By | 03.14.11 | 9:42 am

A March Pew Research Center poll shows that 54 percent of Americans surveyed support the right to a legal abortion in all or most cases. About 42 percent of those surveyed are in favor of criminalizing the procedure in all or most cases.

With the increasing trend of More…

Christine O’Donnell Tells Conservatives To Charge Ahead

By | 09.17.10 | 5:29 pm

After her surprise victory over Rep. Mike Castle in the Delaware Republican Senate primary, sudden national figure and social conservative heroine Christine O’Donnell gave her speech to the Washington media and a crowd of social conservative activists Friday afternoon here at the Values Voters Summit at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. More…