Posts Tagged ‘polls’

Albanian voters head to the polls after divisive election campaign

Millions of Albanians will vote Sunday amid the COVID-19 pandemic and following a bitter and divisive election campaign that has seen recriminations and violence between the country’s two main parties. Prime Minister Edi Rama and his main opponent, Lulzim Basha, have traded blows in the media as their supporters have clashed on the streets, with […]

Bulgarian PM Borissov ahead in exit polls but loses ground to protest parties

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov’s right-wing GERB party was leading exit polls on Monday morning with an estimated 25% of the vote, compared to 33.5% at the 2017 election. The three-time premier lost ground to protest parties amid accusations of endemic corruption. Bulgarians voted Sunday in a parliamentary election widely seen as a referendum on […]

Initial Israeli exit polls point Netanyahu toward sixth term as prime minister

Browse > Home / News / Initial Israeli exit polls point Netanyahu toward sixth term as prime minister March 24, 2021 by JNS Read on for article Initial exit polls from Israel’s national election on Tuesday indicate that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, along with support from his right-wing bloc—if the Yamina Party is included—would […]

Steyer polls the Newsom recall — offering himself as an alternative

The poll comes as 58 county registrars in California now work to verify whether the recall of Newsom has the 1.5 million valid voter signatures needed to qualify for a fall recall election. While Steyer opposes the recall, saying in a statement that it was “a clear attempt by the GOP to take back control […]

Israeli Election 2021: Exit Polls Show Netanyahu With Largest Party, but Narrow Coalition Options

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to the media after his meeting with the Israeli citizen no. 5,000,000 to get the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, in Tel Aviv, Israel, March 8, 2021. Miriam Alster/Pool via REUTERS Exit polls released Tuesday night following Israel’s 2021 elections showed that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud remains the […]

Republic of Congo polls open; candidate sick with COVID-19

Republic of Congo pressed ahead Sunday with an election in which President Denis Sassou N’Guesso is widely expected to extend his 36 years in power, while the leading opposition candidate remained hospitalized with COVID-19. The watchdog group NetBlocks reported an internet blackout that began in the Central African country around midnight on election day, and […]

Netanyahu is in commanding position in last polls before election

The Israeli press is reporting the last polls before next Tuesday’s election and they show Benjamin Netanyahu in a commanding position. His party has far and away the largest support of any party, with 29-32 seats, and though the anti-Netanyahu parties are polling at as much as half the parliament, or 60 seats, they appear […]

Catalonia election: Abstentions expected as region goes to polls despite pandemic

Catalonia goes to the polls on Sunday for an election that Madrid hopes will unseat the region’s ruling separatists. More than three years ago they failed to break away from Spain by holding an illegal referendum. This vote could see a high level of abstentions as the country battles a third wave of the pandemic. […]

Netanyahu rivals started strong in election polls, but petered out. What’s their next game plan?

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Catalonia prepares to head to the polls for Sunday’s regional elections

Catalonia is preparing ballot boxes, votes and anti-COVID 19 measures ahead of a controversial election that comes in the midst of a third coronavirus wave across Spain. These are the fifth elections in a decade which until now have been marked by pro-independence mobilisations. But the back-drop of the elections is quite different this time. […]

In Liechtenstein, 38,378 of the world’s wealthiest people go to the polls

Europe’s most powerful monarch still lives in a towering hilltop castle and has the power to dissolve parliament and veto legislation. He is referred to as His Serene Highness. Decades, or indeed centuries, after Europe’s kings and queens were forced to relinquish their political power to national parliaments, Liechtenstein’s Prince Hans-Adam II and his son, […]

His polls are sinking. Democrats are mobilizing. The Newsom recall just got real.

“We can’t risk opening the door to some new administration that would be far less prepared to get people vaccinated and far less committed to protecting health care,” Rosselli said, adding that he had spoken with other labor leaders and hoped to win over “some friends that could make some significant contributions.” Two of the […]

Tibetans in northern India go to the polls to elect government-in-exile

Hundreds of Tibetans in exile have been voting to choose a new political leader. The election took place in India’s northern city of Dharamsala, which is home to Tibet’s government-in-exile. Voters wore masks as a COVID-19 precaution as they cast their ballots during the first round of the election. One of them was Lobsang Sangay, […]

Ghana: Voters take to the polls to decide presidential election

People in Ghana are voting in an election that is set to be a close fight between President Nana Akufo-Addo and his longtime rival John Mahama. They are among 12 candidates who are running, including three women. “In view of the happenings on the continent, and, indeed in West Africa, the entire world is looking […]

House Democrats cast blame for losses on polls, message, even Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Their majority shrunk, House Democrats cast blame Thursday on their election message, ground game and leadership under Speaker Nancy Pelosi after expectations for big wins came crashing down by a stark reversal in Trump country. They focused too narrowly on health care, when voters were also worried about the economy. They failed […]

Millions head to polls in US despite record early voting

Donald Trump and Joe Biden handed their fate on Tuesday to voters, who will decide which man will steer the country through the surging coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 231,000 people, destroyed jobs and reshaped nearly every aspect of American life. With almost 102 million Americans voting early and millions more waiting in […]

Polls show Biden up nationally going into Election Day, but battlegrounds tight

WASHINGTON (AFP) — Democrat Joe Biden leads in the national polls and most of the battleground states going into Election Day but US President Donald Trump is insisting they’re wrong and he’ll repeat his upset victory of 2016. Biden, the 77-year-old former vice president, has enjoyed a solid lead over Trump, 74, in the national […]

US presidential election: So what do the opinion polls say on the eve of the vote?

The US presidential election is gearing up to be a close race as current president Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden fight for the country’s top post. The much-anticipated showdown is on Tuesday and the candidates have been flat-out trying to win battleground states. So what does the polling say on the eve of […]

Polls Show Arizona Sen. Martha McSally Taking Lead from Democrat Challenger Mark Kelly

Two polls examining the Senate race in Arizona show Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) taking the lead from Democrat challenger Mark Kelly (D) — a significant shift, as Kelly has led the incumbent in a barrage of polls in recent months. A Susquehanna Polling and Research survey released Friday showed McSally overtaking Kelly in the Grand […]

Fox News Polls: Trump Leads in Ohio, Race Tightens in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin

A series of new polls released by Fox News on Wednesday indicate the presidential race has shifted in recent days, with President Donald Trump leading in Ohio and a tight race forming in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. The polls, which were conducted between October 17 and October 20, found Trump was running close to former Vice […]

Pollster: “Hidden Voters” Not Reflected in Polls Will Secure Trump Re-Election

Joe Biden emerged from his basement Thursday to lie his way through the final debate with President Trump, and boy were there some zingers. Watch the full debate here: On Coronavirus, Biden accused Trump of having “no comprehensive plan,” while declaring that he would mandate masks. Trump hit back, noting that Biden will lockdown the […]

Biden Claims The Only Way He Could Lose Election Is Through ‘Chicanery’ At The Polls

Joe Biden said on Saturday ‘the only way’ he could lose to President Trump was through ‘chicanery’ at polling places. At a campaign event in Erie, Pennsylvania, Biden said: “Here’s the deal guys, you’ve gotta make sure you go out and vote, because the only way we lose this is by the chicanery going on […]

As polls shows climate action winning issue, green campaigners mobilize for Democrats in key Senate and House races

Image Credit: Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Determined to elect candidates who will fight for the climate action that an increasing majority of the American public demands, five national organizations on Friday launched the “Green Wave 2020” initiative, a multimillion-dollar effort to elect Democratic candidates in competitive House and Senate races. As new polling […]

Polls: Support For BLM Falls Further; Americans See ‘Protests’ As Riots, Believe There Is A War On Police

A series of new polls reveals that the majority of Americans believe there is a war being waged against police officers, and that support for the ‘black lives matter’ movement has dropped even further, with many more now seeing little distinction between the movement’s ‘protests’ and violent riots. Polls from Pew Research and Fox News reveal […]

Polls: Support for President Trump Surges in Black Community

Support for President Trump has surged in the black community, according to three recent polls. If the polls are correct, the percentage of black voters who will cast ballots for Trump in 2020 could more than double from the eight percent he received in 2016. An Emerson poll released on Monday found that 19 percent of […]

Two Polls Show Black Support For Trump Has More Than Doubled Since 2016

President Trump mocked Joe Biden and the Democrats in his RNC speech last night, saying that it’s ‘too late’ to start finally addressing violence and rioting throughout America’s cities now their ‘poll numbers are going down like a rock’. “Joe Biden and his supporters remained completely silent about the rioters and criminals spreading mayhem in […]

Two Polls Show Black Support For Trump Has More Than Doubled Since 2016

President Trump mocked Joe Biden and the Democrats in his RNC speech last night, saying that it’s ‘too late’ to start finally addressing violence and rioting throughout America’s cities now their ‘poll numbers are going down like a rock’. “Joe Biden and his supporters remained completely silent about the rioters and criminals spreading mayhem in […]

Two Polls Show Black Support For Trump Has More Than Doubled Since 2016

President Trump mocked Joe Biden and the Democrats in his RNC speech last night, saying that it’s ‘too late’ to start finally addressing violence and rioting throughout America’s cities now their ‘poll numbers are going down like a rock’. “Joe Biden and his supporters remained completely silent about the rioters and criminals spreading mayhem in […]

Two Polls Show Black Support For Trump Has More Than Doubled Since 2016

President Trump mocked Joe Biden and the Democrats in his RNC speech last night, saying that it’s ‘too late’ to start finally addressing violence and rioting throughout America’s cities now their ‘poll numbers are going down like a rock’. “Joe Biden and his supporters remained completely silent about the rioters and criminals spreading mayhem in […]

Two Polls Show Black Support For Trump Has More Than Doubled Since 2016

President Trump mocked Joe Biden and the Democrats in his RNC speech last night, saying that it’s ‘too late’ to start finally addressing violence and rioting throughout America’s cities now their ‘poll numbers are going down like a rock’. “Joe Biden and his supporters remained completely silent about the rioters and criminals spreading mayhem in […]

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