Articles by YouGov Staff

(Week of 5/26/2012) Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign has run ads touting the former Massachusetts Governor’s business experience, but President Obama’s campaign has run ads attacking it. The latest Economist/YouGov Poll suggests that the public may be sympathetic to the messages both campaigns are sending. While Americans have a negative view ...
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(Week of 5/19/2012) The President’s approval rating in the Economist/YouGov Poll remains below 50%. Just 44% of Americans approve of how he is handling his job. 50% disapprove. Despite his more than three year service as President, many Americans refuse to use the word "experienced" to describe Mr. Obama. Just ...
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(Week of 5/19/2012) Throughout the Republican primary season, Mitt Romney suffered from two serious perception problems with his fellow Republicans — the view  that he was not a conservative, and the view that his expressed beliefs were insincere. But according to the latest Economist/YouGov Poll, Republicans may be changing their ...
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(Week of 5/19/2012) Non-Caucasians became the majority of all births in the United States last week, and the future United States will be increasingly diverse racially and ethnically. Most Americans are optimistic about what that will mean for American society: 62% in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll say increasing diversity will ...
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(Week of 5/12/2012)  In this week’s Economist/YouGov Poll, respondents were asked how strongly they agree or disagree with a series of statements about the way American democracy functions. On most of these questions, respondents gave views that suggested strong negative feelings about America’s political class. For example, only 27% agree ...
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