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Oct 30, 2014, 11:51 ET

Emerson College Poll: Poll Suggests Coakley Can't Close the Gap on Baker in Massachusetts Governor Race

In the Massachusetts governor's race, it's looking like "deja vu all over again" for Democratic Attorney General Martha Coakley. With less than a...

Oct 21, 2014, 08:35 ET

Emerson College Poll: Democrat Keating Takes Lead in MA 9 Congressional District, Republican Chapman Down 3 Points

 Congressman Bill Keating (D) has erased a 5 point deficit over the last two weeks to take a 3 point lead 47% to 44% over first time candidate...

Oct 08, 2014, 14:14 ET

Emerson College/WGBH News Poll: Chapman Over Keating; Baker Over Coakley. Enthusiasm Is With Republicans in Massachusetts

 In an Emerson College Polling Society/WGBH News poll released today, John Chapman (R), candidate for Congress in the Massachusetts 9th...

Oct 01, 2014, 08:35 ET

Emerson College Poll: the Race is on, Tisei Takes Narrow Lead Over Moulton in Massachusetts 6th Congressional District

 The road to Capitol Hill will not be an easy one for Democrat and political newcomer Seth Moulton. After shocking the political establishment...

Jun 25, 2014, 08:35 ET

Tisei Gains 5 Point Lead Over Democratic Incumbent Tierney in 6th District Race

 Republican Richard Tisei holds a 5 point lead (45% to 40%) among likely voters over Democratic incumbent John Tierney, according to the...

Feb 04, 2014, 08:40 ET

Latest Study from Emerson College Polling Society Finds That Opinions on Race in America Are Clearly Influenced by Race

 As the nation recognizes Martin Luther King Day and African-American contributions to American society public opinion on race relations,...

Oct 11, 2013, 08:35 ET

Clark Leads by Double Digits Entering Final Weekend of Congressional Special Election for Senator Markey's Seat in Massachusetts

 State Senator Katherine Clark is poised to be the Democrat nominee for U.S. Congress after Tuesday's primary election, according to a new...

Aug 30, 2013, 08:30 ET

Emerson College Poll: McAuliffe Holds 10 Point Lead Over Cuccinelli in Virginia Governor Race

 According to a new poll, Terry McAuliffe (D) has opened up a double digit lead over Ken Cuccinelli (R), 45% to 35% in the Virginia Governor's...

Aug 02, 2013, 08:35 ET

Emerson College Polling Society: President Obama's Favorability Rating Plunges; Snowden Seen As Traitor

 Plagued by the summer scandals and controversies of the Associated Press, the Internal Revenue Service and the National Security Agency,...

Jun 21, 2013, 10:46 ET

Emerson College Poll: Markey Leads Gomez by Double Digits in MA Senate Race

With four days until the election, Democratic Congressman Ed Markey leads by 10 points over his Republican opponent Gabriel Gomez, 51 percent to 41...

May 24, 2013, 08:35 ET

Emerson College Polling Society Survey Finds Congressman Markey Doubling His Lead to 12 Points Over Candidate Gomez in U.S. Senate Run

 The post-primary bounce for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez was short lived, according to a new Emerson College Polling Society...

May 02, 2013, 13:38 ET

Emerson College Poll: Markey Starts with 6 Point Advantage Over Gomez in U.S. Senate Race

A new survey of registered voters finds Congressman Ed Markey (D) with a 6 point lead over Republican candidate Gabriel Gomez 42 percent to 36...

Jan 24, 2013, 08:45 ET

Emerson College Poll Finds Americans Support Stricter Gun Laws

 A national survey of registered voters by the Emerson College Polling Society (ECPS) released today finds that 55% would support stricter gun...

Dec 20, 2012, 08:35 ET

Emerson College Poll: Gov. Patrick Front Runner in Potential U.S. Senate Race; Brown Leads Kennedy

 With the expectation that U.S. Senator John Kerry will be appointed Secretary of State, attention now focuses on who will be his successor. A...

Dec 12, 2012, 08:35 ET

Emerson College Polling Society Survey Reveals Veterans Seek Anonymous Treatment of PTSD from Private Organizations

 One in five U.S. Military personnel returning from deployment said they are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and 41% of...

Nov 30, 2012, 08:35 ET

Emerson College Poll Reveals 43% of Americans Demand Compromise to Impending Fiscal Cliff

A new national survey released today shows that 43% of Americans believe that a combination of spending cuts and tax increases are needed to solve...