About Drew Gold

Drew Gold, associate professor of management, has been appointed the polling institute’s executive director. Dr. Gold earned his undergraduate degree in finance from The Ohio State University and a Ph.D. in strategy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Before joining Saint Leo’s Donald R. Tapia School of Business, he recently served on the faculty at the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business in its management science department for four years. Dr. Gold has worked with companies of various sizes for the last 20 years, advising them on a variety of strategic, technology, and management-related issues.

Governor Deal, Jason Carter Statistically Tied in Georgia

Deal’s lead of 38 to 35 percent is within the margin of error
Republican Governor Nathan Deal is locked in a tight battle for re-election with Democratic challenger Jason Carter, according to a new poll by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute. Jason Carter is the grandson of Jimmy Carter, former president and Georgia governor.

Governor Deal leads Carter by 38 to […]

By |May 13th, 2014|Institute|0 Comments

David Perdue Leads Crowded Georgia GOP Senate Primary

Michelle Nunn Statistically Ties Republicans in Competitive General
David Perdue leads a crowded field of candidates running for the Republican nomination for United States Senate in next week’s Georgia primary election, according to a new poll by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute.

Perdue tops the field with 26 percent. Jack Kingston (16 percent), Karen Handel (15 percent), Paul Broun (13 percent), […]

By |May 12th, 2014|Institute|0 Comments

Derek Jeter Most Popular Current Baseball Player

Concerns About Steroid Use Linger Among Fans
Derek Jeter enters his final baseball season with the New York Yankees as the most popular player in the game, according to a new survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute.

In a national survey of 1,009 people, respondents were asked to name their favorite player without being provided a list of names from […]

By |March 28th, 2014|Institute|0 Comments

March Madness: Only One-Fifth of Americans in Tournament Pools, But 73 Percent Play for Money

Gender Gap: Men Twice as Likely to Fill Out Brackets as Women
If you’re going to fill out a bracket, you might as well play for money. That’s what most Americans think, according to a new poll out from the Saint Leo University Polling Institute.

Forty-one percent of Americans say they are very (20 percent) or somewhat (21 percent) interested in following […]

By |March 27th, 2014|Institute|0 Comments

Infographic: Professional and College Sporting

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Christie Position Down Nationally – But Up Among GOP

Bridgegate Shores Up Christie with Base; Clinton Dominates Dems
The Bridgegate episode has knocked New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s national standing, but it has helped him with Republican voters, according to a new poll by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute.

Christie’s national favorability has suffered a -25 percent net drop since Saint Leo’s December poll, which was taken before the emergence […]

By |March 27th, 2014|Institute|0 Comments