Saint Leo University Poll Shows Pope Francis Remains Popular, His Advancing Cause of Poor Garners Highest Approval

ST. LEO, FL –  As his new book is released,  a poll shows Pope Francis continues to have a strong favorable opinion rating among Americans, especially Catholics; however, his popularity has dipped. An online poll by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute (http://polls.saintleo.edu) was conducted nationally during Thanksgiving week between November 19 and November 24, […]

Most Americans Observe Christmas, But Holiday Causes Anxiety, New Saint Leo University Polling Institute Survey Shows

ST. LEO, FL – While most Americans say they will celebrate Christmas in 2017, the holiday still brings its share of angst, according to a new survey released by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute (http://polls.saintleo.edu).

The poll, conducted online November 19-24, 2017, sampled 1,000 adults nationwide. A large majority of Americans surveyed, 85.2 percent, say […]

New Polls Shows Americans View Christmas as Cultural Vs. Religious

ST. LEO, FL – Christmas commemorates the birth of Jesus as the son of God, but most Americans say they view the holiday as cultural rather than religious, a new survey released by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute (http://polls.saintleo.edu) shows.

The poll, conducted online November 19-24, 2017, asked 1,000 adults nationwide: “How do you view […]

Post-Hurricane Season, Saint Leo University Poll Finds Conditions Look Favorable for Rick Scott Race for U.S. Senate

ST. LEO, FL – A new survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute http://polls.saintleo.edu shows six out of 10 Florida residents hold a favorable opinion of current and term-limited Gov. Rick Scott’s job performance. The survey also shows Scott seems to be gaining in popularity in the widely anticipated U.S. Senate contest coming in November […]

Saint Leo University Poll Shows Americans’ Personal Cybersecurity Confidence is Shaky

ST. LEO, FL – As Americans conduct more personal and business activities online, we also report feeling more wary about the things that can go wrong and more cognizant of the cyber threats that exist, a new survey from the Saint Leo University Polling Institute http://polls.saintleo.edu/ shows.

For instance, those who say that their data is […]

Faculty Blog Post: Christmas Season Joys and Anxieties

The first Christmas wasn’t necessarily the happiest day ever. Days on a donkey, pregnant with nowhere to sleep, bright lights in the sky, both smelly bad and smelly nice strangers showing up to look at your baby….not screaming Rockwell. Maybe it was the mix….the bad and good…the normal and sublime that make that day, for […]