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National Results on Trump’s approval rating by issues, over a year

The Saint Leo University Polling Institute collected the opinions of Americans on President Trump over his first year in office.  President Trump’s national overall job approval was measured at 40.7% in February 2018–down from 41.2% in November 2017 and 42.8% in September 2017. The following are approval ratings in specific areas. The cumulative totals for strongly & somewhat approve are […]

By |March 19th, 2018|Institute|0 Comments

New Saint Leo University Poll Shows Americans See Political Discord Persisting Among the Nation’s Citizenry

Polarization rings through as a theme in second year of Trump presidency

ST. LEO, FL – As the Trump administration enters its second year of governing, about eight in 10 Americans still report feeling divided from other Americans, and only one in three feel optimistic about reducing political discord, according to a February poll conducted among more than 1,000 adults by […]

By |March 15th, 2018|Institute|0 Comments

A Psychologist: Why Our Minds Are Changing on Gun Topics

FACULTY BLOG: Americans Are Suffering More Angst About Gun Policy

In this moment, Americans seem to have guns on their minds.

A recent national poll conducted by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute—coincidentally only days after the shooting in Parkland, FL—found that public focus on both gun violence and gun controls increased. Following a line of questioning across several measurement points, the […]

By |March 13th, 2018|Institute|0 Comments

Trump’s Positive Job Approval Ratings Sags Near 40 Percent Nationally in New Saint Leo University Survey

Mass shooting leaves public agitated but conflicted on gun policy

ST. LEO, FL – Americans who approve of the job performance of President Donald J. Trump lately came to 40.7 percent in the latest Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( survey, holding around the same level as previous poll results from November and September 2017.

The poll was conducted online among 1,007 […]

By |March 9th, 2018|Institute|0 Comments

Americans Still Underwhelmed by Job Performance of GOP Leaders According to Latest Saint Leo University Survey

Ryan, McConnell fare worse than President Trump, who pleases about four in 10 

ST. LEO, FL – After a year in office, President Donald J. Trump and other top Republicans in the federal government are not impressing voters nationally or in Florida with the job they are doing, according to new results from the Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( Not […]

By |March 9th, 2018|Institute|0 Comments

Pope Francis Approval High in U.S. as Anniversary of Papacy Nears

New Saint Leo University Poll Shows Popularity High Among American Catholics

ST. LEO, FL – As he approaches the fifth anniversary of his papacy, Pope Francis continues to be popular among Americans, a new survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( shows.

The online poll, conducted from February 18 through February 24, asked 1,007 adults nationally if their opinion of […]

By |March 8th, 2018|Institute|0 Comments