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Poll: Voters’ trust in authorities sinks, as do Cooper’s approval ratings – Carolina Journal

A new poll of 600 likely voters conducted between Aug. 13 and Aug. 16 produced one of the more interesting survey results in recent memory. The poll, by Cygnal, was conducted on behalf of the John Locke Foundation. On the issue of job approval for leading politicians at the state and federal level, President Biden […]

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Top Republicans’ new tone on vaccines having little effect on hardcore holdouts

Almost like a switch had been flipped, a set of high-profile Republican political figures and conservative media personalities recently shifted their stance on the Covid-19 shots and became more outspoken and proactive in urging Americans to get vaccinated. The shift in tone comes as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends people resume […]

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New poll shows Gov. Lujan Grisham is ‘underwater’ with voters

A new poll conducted by Cygnal, the national survey research and polling firm, shows scandal-ridden alleged serial groper Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is “underwater” with voters in New Mexico. The survey of 600 likely general election voters with a margin of error of ±4.00% shows that Lujan Grisham is more unfavorable than favorable in the […]

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Poll: Wisconsin Democrat Governor Tony Evers in Reelection Trouble

A new Cygnal poll found 52 percent of likely voters think it’s “time for someone new,” while 45 percent said the first-term governor deserves another term. Evers defeated former Gov. Scott Walker (R) in 2018 by 1.1 percentage points. Respondents hold a net-unfavorable view (-4) of Evers’ job performance, according to the poll of 640 […]

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Governor vetoes ‘Putting NC Back to Work Act’

A new Cygnal poll reveals that 61% of North Carolinians supported ending the extra federal unemployment payments, and 57% believed that the federal supplement provides an incentive to remain unemployed. Our survey conducted for Civitas Institute & The John Locke Foundation reveals jobs and economy are at the top of the list. This poll consisted […]

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Wiedmer: Emasculating Emmert, NCAA one court ruling at a time

A nationwide Cygnal survey conducted in early May found that 58 percent of those questioned favored athletes being paid in some form or fashion. And when you can get 58 percent of the people in this passionately divided land of ours to agree on anything, it is foolish of the NCAA not to listen and […]

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Poll shows concern for direction of Biden administration in North Carolina

Most North Carolinians favor smaller government and fear President Joe Biden’s administration will do too much to increase the size and role of government. In this new poll, respondents were mostly women (55%), and about 63% of respondents were age 50 and older. About 70% of them were white, and 48.2% live in suburban North […]

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Poll: Michigan ‘Generic Republican’ Beats Gretchen Whitmer 52%-41%

A poll released Wednesday by Cygnal found a majority of Michigan likely 2022 general election voters would oust Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) in favor of a “generic Republican.” The survey of 600 likely voters conducted June 2-6 found Whitmer has an approval rating of 41.1 percent, while 53.7 percent disapprove of the job she is […]

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Pavlich: Democrat senators must oppose Chipman’s ATF nomination

On the political front, recent polling conducted by Cygnal about Chipman’s nomination in Arizona, Maine, West Virginia and Montana shows he is strongly opposed by a majority of likely voters. “Chipman’s false claims about the ATF raid at Waco, support for the government forcibly closing firearms retailers during the pandemic, and mocking words about first-time […]

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Alabama 2022 election: Can anyone challenge Gov. Kay Ivey?

Brent Buchanan, founder and CEO of the political polling firm Cygnal, said a challenger might try to attack Ivey on the tax increase but does not think it would work. He referred to one of Ivey’s favorite sayings when asked about her chances next year. “Governor Ivey says there’s no step too high for a […]

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