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Dec 12, 2018, 08:32 ET Emerson College National Poll: Trump's Disapproval Matches All Time Low; Americans Are Optimistic About the New Year Despite Belt Tightening for the Holidays

The last Emerson Poll of 2018 finds President Trump job disapproval rating fell below 50% for the first time this year in an Emerson poll, with...


Nov 07, 2016, 08:28 ET Emerson College Polls: Emerson Map Shows Many Tight Races But a Lopsided Win for Clinton in the Electoral College

Amidst a general tightening of the race in key battleground states and a pattern of both Democratic and Republican voters coming home to the...


Oct 31, 2016, 08:38 ET Emerson College Polls: Clinton With Slim Leads in 4 of 5 Battleground States

New Emerson College polls in five battleground states show a tightening presidential race, with Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump in four states,...


Oct 19, 2016, 02:59 ET Emerson College Polls: Utah Breaking for Third-party Candidate McMullin

Four new polls by Emerson College show Hillary Clinton increasing her favorability and her support in New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and Missouri while, ...


Oct 14, 2016, 08:35 ET Emerson College Poll: Clinton Now Leads in Ohio, Virginia and North Carolina. Trump Favorability Drops

Three Emerson College polls released today show Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump in Ohio, Virginia, and North Carolina. These states represent a...


Jan 22, 2016, 08:35 ET Eyes on Iowa: Emerson College Poll Reveals Trump and Clinton Surge 10 Days Before the Caucus. Cruz and Sanders Faltering at Finish

In a new, statewide Iowa poll, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have surged to 9 and 10 point leads in Iowa with just 10 days before the first in the ...


Nov 18, 2015, 08:35 ET Emerson College Poll Reveals Trump Leads Splintered GOP Field in Connecticut, Clinton Far Ahead in Dem Race

A new statewide Connecticut poll reveals Donald Trump holding a significant lead over his Republican opponents with 25% of the vote, followed by...


Oct 21, 2015, 08:30 ET Emerson Poll: Trump Strong in Massachusetts While Emails Hurt Clinton with Independents

A new statewide poll suggests the state's Republican primary race is Donald Trump's to lose. With 48% of the vote, Trump is trouncing Dr. Ben Carson...


Oct 20, 2015, 08:30 ET Emerson Poll: With No Joe, Clinton Leads Sanders By Wide Margin. Trump Solidifies Support in GOP Field. Carson and Rubio Pull Away From Pack.

A new poll shows former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton extending her lead over Senator Bernie Sanders by a margin of 68% to 20%. This sizable...


Jul 29, 2015, 11:21 ET Emerson College Poll: Teflon Donald Takes Double Digit Lead into GOP Debates. Kasich Surges into Top 10. Hillary Holds Lead Against All Republican Rivals.

One week out from the first GOP debate, Donald Trump leads the Republican field with 31% of the vote, followed by Gov. Jeb Bush at 15% and Gov. Scott ...


Apr 14, 2015, 08:40 ET Emerson College Poll: California May Be In Play For 2016 Presidential Race; Harris Leads In U.S. Senate Race; 71% Support Water-Use Restrictions

A new poll conducted in California by the Emerson College Polling Society (ECPS) suggests that the perennially blue state, which has not been won by...


Mar 24, 2015, 08:35 ET Emerson College Poll: Bay State Dems Support Hillary Over Warren; Bush, Walker Top GOP Field

A new survey of Massachusetts voters found Hillary Clinton with a sizeable lead over Sen. Elizabeth Warren, 43% to 16%, in a hypothetical Democrat...


Jan 26, 2015, 08:23 ET 47% of Americans Say the New England Patriots are Cheaters, but Most Think Belichick and Brady Should Not Be Suspended

47% of those polled think the New England Patriots are "cheaters," according to a national survey conducted by the Emerson College Polling Society...


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 John...


Oct 08, 2014, 02:14 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 Congressional...


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 by...


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 Emerson...


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, opportunity, ...


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 Emerson...


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 race,...


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, President...


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, 01:38 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...