Pope Francis’ Popularity Remains High Nationally

Pontiff’s Statement on Care of the Environment Broadly Accepted
Pope Francis continues to enjoy the high regard of the American public, according to the latest national survey from the Saint Leo University Polling Institute.

In an online survey conducted in March with about 1,000 adults, 68 percent of respondents said they have either a strongly favorable (29 […]

U.S. Senate Race Starting to Generate Interest, Saint Leo Poll Shows

Florida Democratic Congressman Patrick Murphy Announces Candidacy
Two-term Democratic U.S. Congressman Patrick Murphy announced on Monday he will run in 2016 for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican Marco Rubio.

In a recently conducted statewide survey of 522 adults (433 likely voters) who were asked which potential candidate they would support for the Democratic nomination […]

Clinton’s Numbers Slip, But She Maintains Frontrunner Position

Rubio in Second Place among Florida Republicans
Hillary Clinton has lost some support in recent months, a new poll from the Saint Leo University Polling Institute has found, but she remains a dominant frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination and leads all potential Republican opponents in head-to-head matchups.

While 50 percent of Democrats nationally name Clinton as […]

Bush’s Lead Narrows but Remains Top Choice of National and Florida Republicans with Close Pack Following

Rubio in Second Place among Florida Republicans
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush leads a field of 20 possible Republican presidential candidates, but his margin has narrowed, according to a new national poll released by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute.

Bush is named by 15 percent of likely Republican voters as their top pick for the Republican […]

Floridians Split about Bush, Rubio Candidacies

Newly Proposed Presidential Primary Date to Have Significant Impact
Florida Republicans respond favorably to the prospect of either their former Governor Jeb Bush or their current U.S. Senator Marco Rubio running for president, according to a new survey conducted by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute.

According to the poll, 63 percent of Florida Republicans would like […]

Pope Francis Approval Rating Hits 88 Percent among U.S. Catholics

When Pope Francis makes his first visit to the United States as pontiff next year, he can expect a warm reception. According to the latest national survey from the Saint Leo University Polling Institute, Pope Francis enjoys an approval rating of 88 percent among U.S. Catholics.

The pope’s overall approval rating stands at 67 percent, with […]