It’s been six months since the border between the United States and Canada closed to all but essential travel, and most Americans want to keep it that way.
Three in five (62%) Americans are concerned about the threat of domestic terrorism from right-wing extremists in a recent YouGov Poll of over 4,000 US adults. Likewise, YouGov data finds about half (54%) of Americans are concerned about the treat of domestic terrorism from left-wing extremists.
President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will meet for the first debate of the 2020 general election cycle this evening. Here is what YouGov’s most recent data says about how Americans view each of the debate topics.
COVID-19 and the economy remain the most important factors for Americans deciding who to support in the November 3 election, but Supreme Court picks are also top of mind.
Democrat Cal Cunningham holds firm lead over GOP incumbent Thom Tillis in Senate race
Trump holds 10 point lead in presidential stakes
Republican David Perdue holds the advantage in Senate race
38% have a positive view of the Supreme Court nominee; most voters want the new justice to uphold ACA and Roe v. Wade.
In the last week, the share of Democrats willing to be vaccinated, has dropped ten points (from 49% to 39%), to its lowest level ever since the question was first asked in mid-July.
The latest data from The Economist and YouGov finds that 23 percent of Americans now think the economy is getting better.
When we asked Chat users to tell us why they think President Trump should not appoint a new Supreme Court Justice before the next presidential inauguration, most pointed their fingers at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConell who helped block President Obama’s Supreme Court Justice pick in 2016 – eight months before the election.
Barack Obama has deposed Bill Gates from his position as world’s most admired man for the first time since YouGov first started asking in 2014.
A Yahoo News/YouGov Poll shows that Americans believe that whichever candidate wins the 2020 election should nominate the Supreme Court justice who will fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat (53%) rather than simply giving the nomination to the incumbent president (40%)
Senator Collins, who represents Maine’s second congressional district, is found favorable by a quarter (25%) of Americans in the Northeast, while 32 percent of Northeasterners find her unfavorable. Two in five (43%) Americans in the Northeast say they don’t know if they have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Collins.
Senator Graham, who represents South Carolina’s third district, gathers many unsure opinions in the South, with two in five (40%) Southerners stating that they don’t know if they have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of him.
The Democratic presidential nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden, continues to lead President Donald Trump among likely voters nationally – this week by seven points – but the latest Economist/YouGov Poll finds many of Biden’s supporters are decidedly jittery about what will happen on November 3.
Americans tend to view Mitt Romney more unfavorably (46%) than they do favorably (32%)
Just five weeks remain until election day, and Joe Biden, the Democratic nominee for president, has a six-point national lead over President Donald Trump among registered voters, new Economist/YouGov Poll data shows.
Nearly half the public say Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a “great” or “near great” justice on the Supreme Court.
One-third of Americans say they think the nominee for the Supreme Court of the United States should be ideologically moderate.