In Season of Giving, New National Poll Shows Americans Donating More to Charities

‘Francis Effect’ Prompts Increased Contributions
Americans said they increased their donations to charity in 2015, according to a new survey conducted by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute. And Pope Francis’ historic visit to the United States may have influenced their generosity.

While 14.1 percent surveyed said they do not donate to charities and 15.9 percent indicated they would give less in […]

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Technology and You: Drone Concerns [Infographic]

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Technology and You: Interest in Owning a Drone [Infographic]

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More Than One-Third of Americans Say They’d Like to Have a Drone

Some See Drones as a Fun Hobby, Others Consider Them Intrusive or Hazardous
More than one-third of Americans surveyed nationally by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute—35.1 percent—say they would like someday to have an unmanned aerial mechanism or vehicle of their very own. The gadgets are more commonly known as drones.

Saint Leo ( asked people what they know and think […]

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Spending on Pets this Holiday Season [Infographic]

On the most recent Saint Leo University Polling Institute national and Florida surveys, respondents were asked: If you own pets, please think about and indicate how much you plan to spend or have spent on holiday gifts for your pets this season?

Nationally, the average for holiday pet spending in 2015 was $98.97 while statewide was greater at $121.38.


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Florida Mirrors Nation in Persistent Affinity for Trump or Clinton, Plus Growing Concern for Security

Strategic U.S. Senate Seat Not Yet Registering in Minds of Voters

Republican billionaire Donald Trump and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continue to hold strong leads in their respective party presidential campaigns among likely voters in Florida, the most recent survey conducted by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute shows.

Response patterns from likely voters in Florida concerning national political candidates […]

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