Jan. 28, 2015

National State of the Union Survey

January 28, 2015


Poll Documents:

Marginals (PDF)

Tables (PDF)


Press Release: Rich Get Richer and Government Holds the Key; Split Decision on Obama's Handling of Economy


Statement of Methodology: This survey of 1000 adults was conducted between January 21st and January 25th, 2015, and is based on live telephone interviews of adults 18 years of age and older residing in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Each state’s quota and demographic information - including region, race, and age - were determined from 2010 Census data. Samples of both standard landline (65%) and cell phones (35%) were called using a probability-proportionate-to-size method, which means that the phone numbers assigned to each state were proportional to the number of adult residents in each state. States were grouped into 4 general regions. Respondents in the household were selected by initially asking for the youngest adult. Surveys were administered in English and Spanish. The margin of sampling error for results based on the total sample is plus or minus 3 percentage points. Error margins increase for smaller subgroups in the cross-tabulation document which follows. All surveys may be subject to other sources of error, including, but not limited to coverage error and measurement error. 

Aug. 15, 2012

Unlikely/Unregistered Voter Poll with USA TODAY

August 15, 2012

Political opinion polls usually confine themselves to seeking out registered, likely voters. But what about the millions of adult U.S. citizens who are eligible to vote and choose not to?

The Suffolk University Political Research Center and USA TODAY have partnered to find out what these 80 million Americans think – who they support for president, what their opinions are on national issues and why they aren’t participating in their country’s civic process. Every other poll being conducted is talking to the usual cadre of registered and likely voters. This exclusive poll is the first of its kind – a study of everyone else! As the fall election season gets into high gear, find out what the rest of America is thinking. Can solid blue or red states turn swing? What might increased participation do to the electoral map? Complete results are posted below and are available in the print and online edtions of USA TODAY.

Marginals (PDF)

Tables (PDF)

Mar. 26, 2012

National Presidential Election & Issues

March 26, 2012



Marginals (PDF)


Tables (PDF)

Press Release: National Poll Shows Obama Leading Romney by 10 Points

Statement of Methodology: The nationwide survey of 1,070 United States likely voters was conducted March 21-25, 2012, using live telephone interviews of landline and cell phone users. The margin of error is +/- 3.0 percent at a 95 percent level of confidence.