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Polling Matters

Explore Gallup's research.

by Frank Newport

A slim majority of Americans favor employer vaccine mandates, but President Joe Biden faces challenges in efforts to further increase support.

by Frank Newport

Americans tend to support the decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, although the execution of that process gets low marks.

by Frank Newport

An initial review of polling data shows that a majority of Americans appear to support the $3.5 trillion Senate budget plan and its constituent elements.

by Frank Newport

Americans have increasingly abandoned traditional values norms and are increasingly critical of major societal institutions, raising questions about the future.

by Frank Newport

There is no single mechanism for reducing vaccine hesitancy, but surveys suggest what might have the highest probability of increasing vaccine uptake.

by Frank Newport

Presidential job approval, a measure pioneered by Dr. George Gallup in the 1930s, has become the most frequently asked question in polling history.

by Frank Newport

Americans support congressional infrastructure legislation regardless of how it is defined or what is included.

by Frank Newport

Americans' views on the moral acceptability of sexual behavior and marriage have shifted significantly over the past 20 years.

by Frank Newport

Southern Baptists, meeting in Nashville for their annual convention, remain the largest Protestant denomination in the U.S.

by Frank Newport

While a majority of Americans favor increasing taxes on the rich, there is some evidence for caution.

by Frank Newport

Americans' attitudes toward Israel and the Palestinians reflect their underlying religious identity and religiosity.

by Frank Newport

Americans' underlying ideology appears to be a more significant factor in determining their views of taxes than the taxes they actually pay.

by Frank Newport

U.S. population growth has slowed significantly, the result primarily of significant trends related to fertility and immigration.

by Frank Newport

Americans are unlikely to have strong reactions to Joe Biden's defense budget and his decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan.

by Frank Newport

There is little evidence that Joe Biden, only the second Catholic president in U.S. history, is getting unusually high approval ratings from Catholics.

by Frank Newport

Americans favor new laws restricting access to guns but recognize that they may not be effective in controlling gun violence.

by Frank Newport

A majority of Americans support the concept behind the Equality Act, a bill recently passed by the House that would ban LGBT discrimination.

by Frank Newport

It is not clear if support for the newly enacted stimulus plan represents a lasting shift in Americans' views of big government.

by Frank Newport

The extreme cold and massive power outages in Texas may lead to shifts in U.S. public opinion on several key issues.

by Frank Newport

Americans show strong support for more government stimulus spending and do not appear to worry about its impact on the federal budget deficit.