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Saint Leo Poll Finds Americans Concerned About COVID, Social Media Skeptics Aside

Majorities say they are likely to stay away from holiday gatherings; apt to respect Fauci; and indicate they will trust U.S. scientists’ approval of a vaccine when created and take the drug, but some inequities look problematic

ST. LEO, FL – After coping with the ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic for six months, more than three-quarters of Americans surveyed by the […]

By |October 22nd, 2020|Institute|0 Comments

Saint Leo University Poll Examines Trust in Police Officers, Departments

Faith in Law Enforcement Increases, But Racial Differences Persist in Views
Use of Body Cameras Strongly Approved

ST. LEO, FL – While anger over the deaths of citizens during police encounters spawned protests over the summer in several U.S. cities, and while individual officers have been charged in some instances, a new Saint Leo University poll shows a higher […]

By |October 20th, 2020|Institute|0 Comments

Floridians Much Less Approving of DeSantis Since COVID-19 Problems Began

Nearly one-third strongly disapprove of his job performance
Reviews mixed on handling of school openings; restaurant and bar re-openings

ST. LEO, FL – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who has previously enjoyed job-approval ratings of greater than 60 percent in the Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( surveys, slid 16 percentage points in the esteem of Floridians between February and […]

By |October 14th, 2020|Institute|0 Comments

New Saint Leo University Poll Shows Support for Athletes Kneeling During National Anthem Increases from 2016

ST. LEO, FL – In the four years since Colin Kaepernick knelt during the national anthem at an NFL game, more athletes have joined in protests before sporting events. Following the deaths this year of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor by police officers and subsequent Black Lives Matter protests in cities across the United States, kneeling by athletes has increased, […]

By |October 14th, 2020|Institute|0 Comments

As Election Nears, Florida Voters Seem to Favor Hike in State Minimum Wage, According to Saint Leo University Polling Institute Research

Saint Leo University survey research also tested the waters on three other ballot amendments that pose various questions about voting

ST. LEO, FL – The latest statewide survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( shows substantial support for increasing the minimum hourly wage to $15 by the year 2026.

Another ballot question drew broad support too—one that would slightly change […]

By |October 12th, 2020|Institute|0 Comments

Recent Saint Leo University Polling Results for Florida Give Biden an Edge over Trump

ST. LEO, FL – The Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( found in its most recent Florida survey that Democrat Joe Biden was leading President Donald J. Trump in the presidential race. The results showed 49.2 percent of those surveyed favored Biden, compared to the 43.4 percent who supported Trump for re-election.

The survey polled 500 Floridians online between Sept. 27 […]

By |October 12th, 2020|Institute|0 Comments