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Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 02/10/2014

Californians have a lot of love for state officials, but little for the feds

Approval of state officials are at recent highs. Their federal counterparts are near record lows.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  03:01 PM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  poll, polls

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/04/2014

How state and religiousness intersect

Vermont was least religious; Mississippi was the most.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  newsletter, poll, polls, Religion, States

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 01/31/2014

Conservatives outnumber liberals in 47 states

In Wyoming, 40.5 percentage points separate the number of conservatives from the number of liberals.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:31 AM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  blue states, map, maps, newsletter, poll, polls, Rankings, red states, States

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 01/29/2014

The incredible, shrinking blue-state advantage

In 2008, Democrats had a 30-state advantage. Now it’s down to three.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:39 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  blue states, map, maps, newsletter, poll, polls, red state, States, voter identification

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 12/13/2013

Californians are turning on unions, poll shows

Fading support matches a national trend and declining membership in general.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:46 PM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  California, labor, poll, polls, Rankings, South Carolina, unions

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 12/06/2013

The California legislature’s approval is more than four times that of Congress

The California legislature’s approval rating has quadrupled from its 10 percent level in September 2010.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  02:00 PM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  California, legislature, legislatures, poll, polls

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 10/29/2013

The three strikes against Ken Cuccinelli

The Virginia attorney general is way behind Democrat Terry McAuliffe. Here’s why.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:47 AM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaigns, Campaigns and Elections, cuccinelli, elections, mcauliffe, newsletter, polls, virginia

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 10/22/2013

Democrats lead the generic ballot by 8. That’s not enough to win the majority

It would take a political wave to unseat the House GOP majority. The evidence suggests that wave isn’t building.

By Reid Wilson  |  11:26 AM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaigns, Campaigns and Elections, Congress, democrats, elections, newsletter, polls, republicans