Posts Tagged ‘polls’

Covid recovery Issues will hurt Yogi regime in Uttar Pradesh polls

As the social life and businesses of people in Uttar Pradesh gradually recovers from the Covid-19 catastrophe a question on everyone’s minds is – will the pandemic influence the outcome of the oncoming assembly elections in March-April 2022. To probe this question, on behalf of the Covid Response Watch, we talked to a cross-section of […]

Bulgarian elections: Slight lead for new anti-corruption PP party over ex-ruling GERB — exit polls

Bulgaria’s third election in eight months looks to be a tight race with exit polls putting a newly created anti-corruption party just ahead of the former ruling GERB party. According to surveys late on Sunday night, the new centrist party We Continue the Change (PP) has a three-point lead, with a surprise 26% of the […]

Polls open for Bulgaria’s third parliamentary election this year

Polls opened in Bulgaria on Sunday as voters choose a new parliament and, possibly, a new President. Incumbent Rumen Radev is tipped to be re-elected after a run-off vote on November 21st. Among those hoping to make gains is Kiril Petkov and his newly formed “We Continue To Change” party. The party was created by […]

Biden is getting dragged in the polls. That hasn’t stopped Dems from sticking by him.

Since Gallup began measuring presidential approval ratings in 1945, the only president with a lower approval rating than Biden at this point was Trump. Yet among Democrats nationally, Biden’s approval rating still remains high — 92 percent. In Virginia, where Biden’s overall approval rating slumped to 43 percent in a Monmouth University poll last week, […]

Polls close across Iraq in early election

Results are expected within the next 48 hours, according to the independent body that oversees Iraq’s election. Negotiations to choose a prime minister tasked with forming a government are expected to drag on for months. Voting began early Sunday in a contest that was the sixth held since the fall of Saddam Hussein after the […]

Millions go to polls in Italian local elections with key battles in major cities

Italy is staging local elections that are being seen as a gauge of the people’s views when it comes to the national picture. After the polls close on Monday afternoon observers say a clearer picture should emerge of which way the country is swinging. Almost 1,200 municipalities are involved and there is also the regional […]

Germany’s Merkel vows party will fight as polls worsen

Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Tuesday that her party will fight for a good result in Germany’s election next month and won’t be distracted by polls showing its support at worryingly low levels. Merkel’s Union bloc has been sagging in polls for weeks as Armin Laschet, the leader of her Christian Democratic Union party and […]

Germany election: SPD overtakes Merkel’s CDU in polls for first time in 15 years

Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SPD) has moved ahead of Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in the polls for the first time in fifteen years. The SPD was polling at 23% while the CDU was one point behind at 22%, according to figures released on Tuesday by Forsa. It is the first time the Social […]

Trump team polls Perdue vs. Kemp Georgia showdown

In a hypothetical primary matchup, Kemp would lead Perdue and a number of other challengers — but he’d be shy of the majority of the vote needed to avoid a runoff with Perdue. But the poll also tested a prospective scenario in which Trump endorsed Perdue in a primary against Kemp and found the former […]

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 […]

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