Voters Reveal Which Issues Worry Them Most, With Health Care and Jobs/Economy Leading

Survey Also Reveals Which Personal Attributes in Candidates Voters Like and Consider Important

ST. LEO, FL – As voters in 14 states and the territory of American Samoa head to primaries on March 3 to cast votes for a Democratic nominee to run against President Donald J. Trump, the Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( released data showing that five to […]

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New Saint Leo University Poll Confirms Narrowing of Democratic Primary Field to Three Candidates Just Ahead of Super Tuesday

Respondents Favor Biden and Sanders With Bloomberg Catching Up
Hypothetical head-to-head races show public leaning toward Democrats over Trump
Significant percentage of voters still unsure about general election scenarios

SAINT LEO, FL – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden emerged as the top two most popular presidential primary choices among Democrats polled nationally by […]

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Saint Leo U Poll Finds a Segment of the Public Thinks College Athletes Should Be Paid for Use of Their Images

Survey Explores Pro Athletes Speaking Their Minds on Politics,  Skipping White House Visits

ST. LEO, FL – College athletes should be able to profit from the use of their name and photos in advertising, and Americans think professional athletes should speak their minds, even on political matters, according to a new survey released by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute.

The most […]

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More Than Six in 10 Americans Are Donating As Much or More to Charity in 2019 as in 2018, New Saint Leo University Poll Shows

The Impact of New Tax Provisions on Individual Giving Appears Limited So Far
ST. LEO, FL – A November survey of 1,000 Americans by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( found a recent change in tax law seems to have had only limited effect on how much people give to charitable causes.
More than six in 10 Americans said they will […]

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Americans Say Catholic Priests Should be Allowed to Marry, Saint Leo U Poll Shows

Polling Also Looks at Favorability of Pope Francis, Catholic Church

ST. LEO, FL – A new poll by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute shows most Americans say the Catholic Church should allow priests to marry.

As part of a Catholic university, founded on Benedictine traditions, the Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( surveys on topics that affect Catholics and the public’s […]

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New Saint Leo University Poll Explores How Many People Feel Strained to Be Civil During Holidays

Americans Say They Will Avoid Talking Politics During Christmas

ST. LEO, FL ­­– Most Americans say they will avoid controversial topics such as politics at their holiday gatherings this year, according to a new poll released by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute ( And more younger Americans say they will decline Christmas invitations to avoid conflicts during the holidays.

Fielded […]

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