New Saint Leo University Poll Shows Zika Virus Raises Concern Across the U.S., and in Florida

SAINT LEO, FL – U.S. and Florida residents say they are concerned about the Zika virus, according to a new Saint Leo University Poll conducted online June 10 through June 16.

In April, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control announced the Zika virus, which is spread through the bite of an infected Aedes species of mosquito, […]

Saint Leo University Poll Tracks Plans for Summer Travel Abroad, Interest in Cuba, and Appetite for Domestic Road Travel

SAINT LEO, FL ­­– Only a small cross-section of Americans say they will change their summer plans to travel outside of the United States because of fears of terrorism, health concerns, or financial or family issues. According to a new survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute, 3 percent of respondents changed their vacation […]

Few Americans Believe News Media Reporting, Saint Leo University Poll Shows

SAINT LEO, FL – Few Americans say they believe news reporting to be credible, according to a new survey released by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute. Of those surveyed, 22.4 percent say they believe “all or most” print, broadcast, or online stories. Out of 1,001 adults, only 2.9 percent say they believe “all” reporting.

The […]

More Than Half Of Americans Polled Want Senators to Hear SCOTUS Nominee

SAINT LEO, FL – Earlier this month, the Saint Leo University Polling Institute (http://polls.saintleo.edu) asked Americans about the current vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court – a topic addressed by President Barack Obama today – and more than half think Senate Republicans should give Obama’s nominee a hearing before the November presidential election.

In the June […]

Clinton So Far the Preference in National Polling Results

SAINT LEO, FL – A new June survey on presidential candidates conducted by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( (http://polls.saintleo.edu) found Democrat Hillary Clinton leading Republican opponent Donald Trump by 44.9 percent to 37 percent among likely voters in a presumed two-candidate race with another 18.1 percent undecided.

The poll specifically asked respondents what they […]

Voters Ascribe Faults Including Racism to Trump in Significant Numbers

SAINT LEO, FL  – A new national poll by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute found that three out of four likely voters think that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is arrogant and uncivil, and more than half even consider him to be a racist because of remarks he has made. He gets about the […]