New Saint Leo University Survey Finds Opinion of President Trump Changes Little in Spite of Impeachment Proceedings

Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis Enjoys an Uptick in Popularity

ST. LEO, FL – Though the impeachment inquiry facing President Donald J. Trump is all over the headlines, the most recent survey from the nonpartisan Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( shows that President Trump’s job-approval rating is fairly steady, with 43.4 percent of Americans surveyed in mid-November giving him good […]

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New Saint Leo University Finds Majority of Public Understands What Human Trafficking Crimes Involve, Favor Education in Public Schools for Children

The national survey and Florida statewide survey find support for felony charges for buyers

LEO, FL – A new survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( found that more than seven in 10 of those polled nationwide, and an even higher proportion of those polled separately in Florida, say that public schools should be educating children and youth […]

By |May 21st, 2019|Institute|0 Comments

New Poll Shows Catholic Church Slow to Act on Clergy Sexual Abuse, Protecting Image

Saint Leo U Survey Indicates Pope’s Favorability, Opinion of Church Improves

ST. LEO, FL – A new survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( shows a large number of Americans—81.3 percent—strongly and somewhat agree that the Catholic Church was slow to identify and act on sexual abuse involving Catholic clergy. Among Catholics polled, 89.3 percent agree that the Church […]

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Americans Reveal Aspects of the U.S. Supreme Court They Would Prefer Altered in New Survey from Saint Leo University, Including an Age for Justices to Retire

Partisan sentiments play a role in some results
From a practical standpoint, changes are hard to make

ST. LEO, FL – New survey results collected nationally by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( indicates that more than six in 10 Americans favor a mandatory retirement age for the justices appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, rather than allowing […]

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New Saint Leo University Poll Shows Americans Plan Vacations, Hope to Unplug in 2019

Beach, Water Activities, Historical Sites Top the Must-Do Lists for Summer Escapes

LEO, FL ­– Many Americans say they plan to take a vacation in 2019, and a summer escape offers more family time as well as the opportunity to “disconnect” from work, according to a new Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( study.

The survey was fielded nationally online among 1,000 […]

By |May 9th, 2019|Institute|0 Comments

Majority of Floridians Continue to See Their New Governor in Positive Terms in Recent Survey from Saint Leo University

The work of the state’s two U.S. Senators received ratings lower than the governor

ST. LEO, FL – More than six in 10 Floridians like the way their new governor, Republican Ron DeSantis, is handling his job responsibilities, according to a recent survey of 500 state residents conducted by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute (

People from across the state registered […]

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