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New Poll Shows Majority of Americans Support Compensating NCAA Athletes

A nationwide survey of 1,030 Americans, conducted by the national survey research and polling firm Cygnal on behalf of Fans for Fair Play, which promotes fair compensation and economic opportunities for college athletes, shows substantial nationwide support to allow college athletes to be compensated.  The nationwide survey revealed not only that 58% of respondents support allowing college athletes to be paid, but […]

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Poll: NC voters favor right-to-work and limits on government spending

A Civitas poll out Thursday, May 13, finds North Carolina voters are growing sightly in their support for Republicans in the N.C. legislature, and decreasing slightly in their support of legislative Democrats. If the election were held today, 48% of those polled said they would support the Republican candidate, up from 46 % in March. […]

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New poll offers insights into NC electorate, 2022 Senate race

Republicans are gaining slightly in positioning early in the 2022 election cycle, and the leading candidates for U.S. Senate have cause for comfort and concern, all according to a new Civitas poll conducted by the John Locke Foundation. The survey was conducted by Cygnal, May 6–8, 2021, with 600 likely 2022 general election voters. It has a […]

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2021 REED AWARD WINNER!

Cygnal is proud to be a 2021 Reed Award Winner. This year, we took home the award for “Best Employer Professional Development Initiative.” When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and the economy (read “fundraising”) slowed, many of our clients put their projects on hold. We knew Election Day was still approaching and that the “dam” would […]

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Ron DeSantis challenges party-flipping, ‘slithering’ Charlie Crist ahead of campaign kickoff

Recent polls have shown the Governor’s popularity up amid the late stages of the pandemic. According to one Cygnal poll, 60% of Floridians approve of his pandemic response. States run by Democrats, like New York, New Jersey and Illinois, are facing disastrous economic and educational damages stemming from prolonged lockdowns, according to the Governor. Read […]

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‘Bad bill’: Donald Trump Jr. criticizes Alabama gambling legislation

“The comprehensive gaming bill has many more players behind it than the former president’s son,” said Brent Buchanan, a GOP pollster based in Montgomery. Buchanan said that if the former president weighed in, it could affect the debate in Montgomery Thursday “If Donald J. Trump himself came out against the legislation, that would tank it, […]

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Poll Finds Adequate Support for St. Tammany Casino Resort in Slidell, La.

Cygnal, a DC-based polling and analytics firm, recently surveyed 300 likely voters in St. Tammany to gauge their stance on the proposed casino resort at the Lakeshore Marina in Slidell.  Of those asked, a strong majority — 93 percent — said they support allowing area residents to decide if the parish’s longstanding ban on commercial […]

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In New Electoral College Map, Shifting Battleground Dynamics

“I’m skeptical of the idea that if Biden were to prevail that somehow that would trigger a reimagining of the Republican Party in the aftermath,” said Brock McCleary, a Harrisburg-based pollster whose political practice specializes in working for GOP campaigns and candidates.

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Iowa voters would view Hart as an illegitimate congresswoman if installed by House: Poll

According to the survey, which was conducted for American Action Network by Republican polling firm Cygnal, 7-in-10 voters in the district say a dispute about election results should be decided by Iowa’s courts, while just 9% want the dispute decided by lawmakers in Washington. The poll includes two-thirds of voters who say they voted for […]

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Pa. Republicans’ ‘Summer of Toomey’ gives way to a political spring for gubernatorial and Senate hopefuls

“I’m skeptical of the idea that if Biden were to prevail that somehow that would trigger a reimagining of the Republican Party in the aftermath,” said Brock McCleary, a Harrisburg-based pollster whose political practice specializes in working for GOP campaigns and candidates.

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