Florida Gov. DeSantis Recovers Some Lost Ground in Job-Approval Ratings, New Saint Leo University Poll Reveals

The conservative governor and Trump ally appears to please more people than he displeases with his approach to the pandemic
Florida’s two U.S. Senators get favorable marks from about half of those surveyed

ST. LEO, FL – Nearly 58 percent of Florida residents strongly approve or somewhat approve of the job Governor Ron DeSantis has been doing, according to […]

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New Saint Leo Polling Survey Shows Six Out of 10 Americans Like Biden’s Job Performance So Far

Additional results show Donald Trump still a dominant force as he prepares to speak at influential national conservative gathering in Florida on Sunday
Florida Republicans appear to be up-and-comers at least in name recognition among party members
January Capitol riot may not make many Republican party members quit the GOP

 ST. LEO, FL – A new survey by the […]

By |February 23rd, 2021|Institute|0 Comments

Saint Leo University Survey Suggests Americans Appreciate the Response of Pope Francis to Pandemic

ST. LEO, FL – More Americans reported holding favorable views of Pope Francis in an autumn survey conducted by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( than earlier this year; the results are roughly the same as November 2019.

As part of a Catholic Benedictine university, the polling institute at Saint Leo University in Florida regularly covers Americans’ attitudes concerning Pope […]

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New Saint Leo University Survey Confirms Faith Plays Significant Role for Some Voters; Still, Other Voters Make Political Decisions Balancing Different Factors

Catholic voters split on issues just as does the general public, rather than acting as a unified bloc

ST. LEO, FL – For about four in 10 Americans, personal religious beliefs factor into their voting decisions, according to the most recent survey from the Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( A similar proportion expect that their fellow citizens will also […]

By |October 28th, 2020|Institute|0 Comments

Saint Leo University Poll Shows Most Think Nation Remains Divided

Recent Survey Examines Social and Political Beliefs, and Race Issues Among Americans

ST. LEO, FL – As the nation inches closer to Election Day, a new Saint Leo University Polling Institute survey examined several social issues affecting the country. As in 2019, the 2020 Saint Leo poll shows an overwhelming majority of respondents (83.8 percent) say the country is more divided […]

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Saint Leo U Survey Points to Notable Interest in Voting by Mail; Confidence in Essential Elements of the Voting System

Results also indicate that a high percentage respondents credit concerns that voter suppression could take place; some respondents indicate worry voter fraud or manipulation is likely to occur

ST. LEO, FL – As the month began, most of the electorate in America and in the politically important state of Florida held confidence in the integrity and security of the country’s […]

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