Posts Tagged ‘voters’

Opinion | Terry McAuliffe Bet on Voters Hating Trump. Turns Out They Dislike Democrats More.

Sane Republicans are heading for the exits, even as assaults on democratic norms have become a litmus test of loyalty. So, now, Democrats need to ask themselves this rather urgent question: Why can’t we beat these guys? Tuesday night, Democrats lost the governorship of Virginia — a state Joe Biden won by 10 points — […]

Poll: More Registered Voters Oppose BLM for First Time Since 2018

More registered voters oppose the Black Life Matter (BLM) movement for the first time since May 2018, according to a CIVIQS rolling poll. Forty-four percent of the respondents said they oppose the BLM movement, compared to 43 percent who support it. Twelve percent said they “neither support nor oppose,” and one percent said, “unsure.” The registered voters who […]

Dems thought giving voters cash was the key to success. So what happened?

A POLITICO/Morning Consult poll released last week showed that 61 percent of respondents said they’d received the credit — a $300 payment per month for every child under the age of 7 and a $250-per-month payment for every child under the age of 17. But only 39 percent of respondents said that the payment had […]

Climate is the key issue for voters. Is that helping Germany’s Greens?

Climate change has been ranked ahead of immigration and COVID-19 as German voters’ top election issue ahead of Sunday’s vote. But, for the German Greens, that hasn’t translated into election opinion polls. The party has been on the political scene for decades, becoming the largest and one of the most influential Green parties in Europe. […]

‘You Get Nothing’: Josh Bernstein Calls for Democratic Voters to Be Starved Until Biden Resigns

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How young voters are fighting back against voter suppression

In November 2020, young voters exercised their electoral power by turning out in record numbers to help Democrats win the White House and other key races. In 2021, however, an onslaught of voter suppression measures being enacted in statehouses could have an outsized impact on those young people, according to voting rights advocates. “We’ve seen […]

Swing voters, week 1: ‘Election is no slam-dunk’

“We’re taking viewers through the looking glass of a focus group boardroom, done virtually, and into the minds of everyday people,” Herle said. POLITICO is working with Air Quotes Media, publishers of “The Herle Burly” and spin-off podcast, “Curse of Politics,” to bring exclusive content to readers during the federal campaign, including daily analysis and […]

Biden allies warn: Pass his agenda or lose women voters

The push from CAP comes as Biden is ramping up promotion of his so-called Build Back Better agenda, which is expected to include funding for workers in elder and child care — fields that are dominated by women. Democrats are planning to move the proposal through the budget reconciliation process, allowing them to pass it […]

PBS’s Yamiche Alcindor: ‘White Male Conservative Voters’ to Blame For New CDC Crackdown

By Chris Menahan White male conservatives are the real virus, so says PBS’s Yamiche Alcindor and MSNBC’s Geoff Bennett. From NewsBusters: Appearing on Wednesday’s Katy Tur Reports on MSNBC, PBS White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor declared that “white male conservative voters” and former President Trump are to blame for the CDC’s flip-flopping on their latest […]

Israel’s attack on Gaza diminished its support among Democratic voters

A new University of Maryland Critical Issues Poll shows that Israel’s recent attack on Gaza hurt its reputation among Democratic voters, particularly young Democratic voters. Almost 70% of Democratic voters, who know where their local lawmakers stand on the issue, now say that their congressional representatives support Israel more than they do. 3,379 American adults were surveyed […]

New Poll: Donald Trump ‘Much More Popular’ With U.S. Voters Than Biden

Former President Donald Trump is massively more popular with U.S. voters than President Joe Biden, according to a new Rasmussen poll. Fifty-one percent of voters have a somewhat favorable opinion of Biden compared to 52 percent who would much prefer to see Donald Trump as president. More people have an unfavorable view of Biden (40 […]

Poll: Donald Trump More Popular with U.S. Voters than Joe Biden

Former President Donald Trump is more popular with U.S. voters than President Joe Biden, according to a Rasmussen poll released on Friday. Fifty-one percent of voters have at least a somewhat favorable opinion of Biden compared to 52 percent who have a somewhat favorable opinion of Trump. More people have an unfavorable view of Biden […]

Poll: More Voters Want More Police in Their Communities as Crime Escalates

A Hill-HarrisX poll released Wednesday shows more voters want to boost police numbers in their communities rather than diminish them. Forty-four percent of registered voters in the July 8-9 survey said they want more police and policing activity in their community, the Hill reports. By contrast, just seven percent of respondents said they want less […]

Poll: Majority of New York Voters Prefer ‘Someone Else’ to Andrew Cuomo Winning Re-Election

A Thursday poll indicates a majority of New York voters prefer “someone else” to Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) winning re-election. A Siena College poll released found 56 percent to 35 percent “would prefer a generic ‘someone else’ to Cuomo winning re-election… including 60% of independent voters and 42% of Democrats.” The poll also found 23 […]

Poll: Majority of New York Voters Prefer ‘Someone Else’ to Andrew Cuomo Winning Re-Election

A Thursday poll indicates a majority of New York voters prefer “someone else” to Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) winning re-election. A Siena College poll released found 56 percent to 35 percent “would prefer a generic ‘someone else’ to Cuomo winning re-election… including 60% of independent voters and 42% of Democrats.” The poll also found 23 […]

Kamala Harris Tells Democrat Voters To Knock on Doors and Harass Unvaccinated People

Kamala Harris literally told a group of Democrat activists to knock on doors of unvaccinated citizens and harrass them into getting one so that Biden’s July 4th vaccine goal doesn’t fail. The Biden administration set a goal recently to fully vaccinated 70% of Americans by July 4th. They look set to fail that goal. Thegatewaypundit.com […]

Poll: Dem Voters ‘Extremely Disillusioned’ at Biden – Approval Rating Plummets

Democrat voters are ‘extremely disillusioned’ at President Joe Biden’s performance, a new national poll reveals. The numbers show Biden’s approval rating has plummeted to an all-time low at just 48 percent. ”Biden’s rating is still in net positive territory, but it seems to have taken a dip with the growing uncertainty that his signature spending […]

Vast majority of Dem voters support McCollum bill promoting Palestinian rights, but less than 13% of House Dems back it

A recent survey shows that a sizable majority of Democratic voters support Rep. Betty McCollum’s (MN-D) recent bill promoting Palestinian human rights. However, the legislation currently has just 26 cosponsors in the House. In April, McCollum introduced  H.R.2590, the Defending the Human Rights of Palestinian Children and Families Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act. The […]

Helping Voters With Visual Disability

How Image text to speech conversion (ITTS) technology can be used to help voters with disability in seeing verify their cast votes Section 11 of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, states that the Election Commission of India and the State Election Commissions shall ensure that all polling stations are accessible to persons […]

Elise Stefanik: Trump Voters Are ‘Critical’ to Republicans Winning Midterms

Rep. Elise Stefanik has warned that Trump supporters are going to be “critical” in Republicans winning next year’s midterm elections. In an interview with SiriusXM on Saturday, Stefanik, who is positioned to replace Rep. Liz Cheney as House Republican Conference chair next week, discussed what she would do differently from Cheney if she wins election. […]

Census Bureau: 70% of voters cast ballots early or by mail

More than two-thirds of all U.S. citizens of the voting age population participated in the 2020 presidential election, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report, and 69% of those cast ballots by mail or early in-person voting — methods that Republicans in some states are curtailing. That’s an explosion in the use of mail […]

‘I’m still exhaling’: Swing-state voters on Biden’s 100 days

On the sidelines of her son’s soccer practice in upscale Elm Grove, Wisconsin, Laura Hahn said President Joe Biden is doing well 100 days into his presidency. But she attributed the opinion as much to relief as analysis. “I’m still exhaling,” Hahn said, referencing the tumult of former President Donald Trump s term. “It’s been […]

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 […]

Poll-thirsty leaders want votes, not voters!

Union home minister and senior BJP leader Amit Shah during a road show for party candidates in Islampur, April 13, 2021. Photo: Twitter/@AmitShah/PTI Covid-19 is a national calamity and a country-wide problem… Fundamental right guaranteed vide Article 21: the right to life which in its broad sweep also includes right to good health…Health care should […]

Nolte: Rural Trump Voters Already Live in the Safe, Tolerant Utopia Leftists Claim to Want

If I had to boil down the political wisdom I’ve learned over four decades of observing, studying, writing, and debating, it would be this… Life in Rural America (which is where Republican Trump voters live and govern), is clean, safe and racially tolerant. Most places in America where life is dirty, polluted, dangerous, violent, and […]

Kyrgyzstan voters back new constitution increasing president’s power

Kyrgyzstan’s national elections commission says voters have overwhelmingly approved a new constitution that substantially increases the president’s powers. The commission said results from 90% of the polling locations showed 79% approval of the constitution in Sunday’s referendum. The referendum came three months after Sadyr Zhaparov was elected president, following the ousting of the previous president […]

Are Mizrahi Voters the Real Kingmakers in Israel?

A general view of the first session of the 22nd Israeli parliament (Knesset). The Israeli parliament was officially handed the difficult task of forming a coalition government, setting the clock for lawmakers to attempt to avert yet another election. Photo: Ilia Yefimovich / dpa via Reuters. As the daughter of an Ashkenazi mother and Mizrahi […]

Minnesota attorney fined $10,000 for ‘bamboozling’ voters into suing Democrats over 2020 election

A Minnesota attorney who “bamboozled” voters into signing legal challenges to the November election against five congressional Democrats has been fined thousands of dollars. Attorney Susan Shogren Smith, who was a member of the Minnesota Election Integrity Team (MNEIT) was given a $10,000 sanction on Friday after a judge found she duped people into signing […]

Controversial Georgia Law Requires Poll Workers To Check Voters For A Pulse

ATLANTA, GA—Republican Governor Brian Kemp has signed into law sweeping overhauls to Georgia’s election law, including a provision requiring poll workers to check for a pulse before allowing voters to cast a ballot. Voting rights advocates decried the controversial bill crafted by the Peach State’s Republicans as an act intended to suppress turnout of the state’s […]

Poll: Majority of Black and Hispanic Voters Support Voter ID

A majority of Americans, including a majority of black and Hispanic voters, overwhelmingly support voter ID, a key election integrity measure, a HEP and HEP Action survey —  which comes as Democrats continue to advance H.R. 1 — revealed. Jason Snead, the Executive Director of the Honest Elections Project, sent a memo to members of Congress […]

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