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

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.

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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 […]

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 […]

Trump Gains While Carson Declines in New Saint Leo University National Political Poll

Clinton and Trump Each Appeal to Voters as Strong on Security
Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has held steady as the leading presidential candidate among likely Republican voters surveyed nationally by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continues to outrun significantly her lingering challengers in the party with the nation’s likely […]

New Saint Leo University Poll Shows Yearning for Safeguards After Paris Attacks

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A new survey from the Saint Leo University Polling Institute—conducted since the Paris terrorist attacks—shows Americans now think of terrorism as the second-leading issue the nation faces. Americans are also personally concerned about attending large public events […]