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Saint Leo University Polling Institute: New Data as of September 2017 on Attitudes Nationally on Guns, Gun Control, Mass Shootings

Each year in its fall poll, the Saint Leo University Polling Institute, has asked 1,000 or more adult respondents nationally about their attitudes on guns, gun control legislation, and possible policy responses to mass shootings. The margin of error on these surveys is plus or minus 3 percentage points. The most recent survey was fielded from September 10 to September […]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Institute|0 Comments

Saint Leo University Poll Finds a Scott v. Nelson Race in 2018 for Senate in Florida Would Be Tight

Respondents so far less invested in the field of candidates for 2018 governor’s election
ST.LEO – A new survey of Florida residents by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( finds that the state’s term-limited Republican governor, Rick Scott, and incumbent U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, a Democrat, would be about tied if residents had to choose now between the two men […]

By |September 29th, 2017|Institute|0 Comments

Eliminate Youth Contact Football, New Saint Leo U Poll Shows

Nearly Two-Thirds Say to Offspring: Wait Until High School to Play the Sport
ST. LEO, FL – A majority of Americans say youths should not play contact football, according to a new survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute survey. The nonpartisan poll ( was conducted online among 1,000 American adults from September 10 through September 16.

The hard knocks and […]

By |September 28th, 2017|Institute|0 Comments

Pope Francis Remains Popular in National Saint Leo University Poll, Lowest Marks Earned for Clergy Sex Abuse, Immigration, Marriage Issues

Work on human rights issues and in helping the poor received the highest approval ratings
 ST. LEO, FL – While Pope Francis continues to garner favorable opinion in the most recent Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( survey, his lowest marks come on the issues of handling sexual abuse by clergy, immigration/migration, and marriage and family issues.

The nonpartisan poll was conducted online […]

By |September 27th, 2017|Institute|0 Comments

Fewer than Half of Americans Approve of Trump’s Job Performance in New Saint Leo University Poll; Florida Residents Concur

Frustration apparent with Affordable Care Act repeal/reform efforts
ST. LEO, FL – A September survey conducted by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( found President Donald Trump’s approval rating nationally still in the low 40-percentage rage, close to where it was in March 2017, when the polling institute last asked American adults to rate the president.

A survey of 1,000 adults […]

By |September 26th, 2017|Institute|0 Comments

Saint Leo University Poll Finds U.S.’s Political Divisions Persisting

Extreme elements at both ends of spectrum could be aggravating some tensions
ST. LEO, FL – Most Americans—eight in 10 according to the most recent survey from the Saint Leo University Polling Institute—say the country is more divided as a nation than ever before, just as a March survey from the institute found ( Floridians may feel a bit better than […]

By |September 26th, 2017|Institute|0 Comments