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New Saint Leo University Survey Zeroes in On Possible School Safety Measures and Their Appeal with the Academic Year Underway

The idea of arming teachers is less popular than other approaches
ST. LEO, FL – Results of a recent survey of 1,000 Americans conducted by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute (http://polls.saintleo.edu) found that a strong majority of those polled favor training in mental health and child-adolescent development for the public safety professionals who are called to respond to incidents of violence […]

By |September 17th, 2018|Institute|0 Comments

New Saint Leo University Poll Shows Half of Americans Have Strong Trust in Police but a Quarter of Those Polled Say the Opposite

Survey also tested public’s confidence in federal agencies ICE and FBI
ST. LEO, FL – Among Americans surveyed recently by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute (http://polls.saintleo.edu), just over half have strong trust in police officers, as well as in police departments. The August 2018 findings edged down from previous years to 52.4 percent with strong trust in officers, and 50.8 percent […]

By |September 10th, 2018|Institute|0 Comments

Recent and Past Approval Ratings for Trump Reviewed, Along with General Interest in 2018 Political Activity

ST. LEO, FL – An August survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute (http://polls.saintleo.edu) found that the latest national job approval rating for President Donald J. Trump was nearing 48 percent, with the figure just above 50 percent in Florida. Ratings from both samples are higher than past ratings for the president.

The survey was completed by 1,000 adults nationally and […]

By |September 5th, 2018|Institute|0 Comments

New Saint Leo Poll Finds Four in 10 Americans Pleased with Supreme Court Nominee Even Before the Start of Hearings

For immediate release:  September 4, 2018
ST. LEO, FL –  Just over 40 percent of Americans surveyed recently by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute (http:/polls.saintleo.edu) support the confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, whose confirmation hearings began Tuesday morning in the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. This percentage amounts to nearly twice the number who say they oppose […]

By |September 4th, 2018|Institute|0 Comments

New Saint Leo University Poll Shows Sharp Divisions on Gun Policies Persist in Florida as the Voters Prepare to Choose a New Governor

The GOP and Democratic gubernatorial candidates are opposites on gun issues

SAINT LEO, FL – The latest survey from the Saint Leo University Polling Institute shows that gun ownership appears to be increasing among some Floridians, and that 45.8 percent either strongly support or somewhat support the positions of the National Rifle Association, the advocacy group known for opposing any restrictions […]

By |August 31st, 2018|Institute|0 Comments

Saint Leo U Poll Examines Pope Francis’ Handling of Sex Abuse, Statements on Value of Human Life, Use of Death Penalty

ST. LEO, FL – While a new survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute shows some Americans approve of how Pope Francis is handling cases of sexual abuse involving Catholic clergy, (46.5 percent), significantly fewer positively view the Catholic Church’s efforts to weed out abuse.

The Saint Leo University Polling Institute (http://polls.saintleo.edu) survey was fielded nationally online among 1,000 adults from […]

By |August 27th, 2018|Institute|0 Comments