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Mar 20, 2017, 13:54 ET Saint Leo University Poll: U.S. Voters Divided More Than Ever

The United States is a country divided, according to a recent survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute. The nonpartisan poll shows 82.1...


Dec 13, 2016, 09:37 ET Favorite Christmas carols, movies and TV shows ranked

The latest poll by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute has found that nostalgia rules: "Silent Night" is the nation's favorite Christmas...


Dec 13, 2016, 09:26 ET Saint Leo Poll Finds Opinions Split on the Best Civilian Drone Uses

A new survey from the Saint Leo University Polling Institute shows the public is divided about whether civilian drones would make great...


Apr 01, 2016, 02:04 ET Saint Leo University Poll: 75 percent of Americans concerned of climate change

Three-quarters of Americans are concerned about global climate change according to the latest national online survey from the Saint Leo University...


Mar 29, 2016, 01:41 ET New Poll Shows Americans Remain Conflicted on Issues of Firearms

A new poll released by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute shows that 60 percent of those surveyed nationally believe some new, additional...


Mar 23, 2016, 12:03 ET Saint Leo University Poll: Democratic Presidential Candidates Lead All Matchups

In hypothetical head-to-head general election contests, either Democratic candidate would defeat any Republican challenger, a new poll released by...


Mar 23, 2016, 02:30 ET Saint Leo University Poll: Candidates for Florida's U.S. Senate Race Still Unknowns

Most voters in the Sunshine State still have yet to learn much about the candidates running for Senator Marco Rubio's vacated U.S. Senate seat in the ...


Mar 11, 2016, 11:31 ET With Hefty Leads Among Likely Voters, Clinton and Trump Likely Winners in Florida Primary Races

In Florida, Donald Trump is maintaining his lead among GOP presidential candidates, getting the support of 41.4 percent of likely Republican primary...


Dec 15, 2015, 01:22 ET Poll: Americans and Catholics Donating More To Charities

Americans said they increased their donations to charity in 2015, according to a new survey conducted by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute....


Dec 14, 2015, 11:02 ET More Than One-Third of Americans Say They'd Like to Have a Drone

More than one-third of Americans surveyed nationally by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute -- 35.1 percent -- say they would like someday to...


Dec 09, 2015, 02:08 ET Trump Gains While Carson Declines in New Saint Leo University National Political Poll

Businessman Donald Trump holds steady as the leading presidential candidate among likely Republican voters while former Secretary of State Hillary...


Dec 08, 2015, 10:32 ET POLL: Trump Strongest Candidate on Fighting Terrorism

A new survey of more than 1000 adults from the Saint Leo University Polling Institute puts terrorism as the second-leading issue America faces....


Oct 29, 2015, 12:04 ET Majority Say They Are Willing to Pay Higher Taxes for Better Schools

Nearly 60 percent of the respondents to a Saint Leo University Polling Institute survey conducted nationally and in Florida say they are willing to...


Oct 28, 2015, 12:56 ET Ben Carson Nearly Ties with Frontrunner Trump Nationally Among Likely GOP Voters, while Jeb Bush Trails, Nationally and in Florida

Retired pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson has basically tied with billionaire businessman Donald Trump as the leading presidential candidate among...


Oct 28, 2015, 07:02 ET Ben Carson casi empata con el favorito Trump a nivel nacional entre los votantes probables del Partido Republicano, en tanto Jeb Bush va por detrás, a nivel nacional y en Florida

El neurocirujano pediátrico jubilado Ben Carson básicamente ha empatado con el multimillonario empresario Donald Trump como principal candidato...


Oct 28, 2015, 03:46 ET Public Wants Means to Review Policing Practices

A new nationwide survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute found 86.8 percent of respondents either strongly or somewhat agreed that...


Oct 05, 2015, 01:04 ET Poll Suggests the Francis Effect Could Get Catholics into Pews More Often and More Donations Flowing

Pope Francis' first trip to America may prompt some Catholics to attend Mass more frequently, and to donate more to Catholic causes, according to a...


Oct 01, 2015, 04:50 ET Pope's Popularity Rises, Many Messages on Social Teachings and Ecology

Americans polled following Pope Francis' historic visit to the United States show incredible support, as 75.8 percent reported either a very...


Jun 16, 2015, 11:35 ET Food trucks on the rise, but many have never eaten at one

According to the National Restaurant Association, food trucks generate $650 million in annual revenue. By the year 2017, it's expected to be a $2.7...


Jun 15, 2015, 11:50 ET Bush Maintaining Narrow Lead in National Poll

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush holds a narrow lead over the large Republican field of presidential candidates, but U.S. Senators Rand Paul, Ted...


Jun 11, 2015, 01:02 ET Floridians Mostly Approving of Expanded Trade with Cuba

Sixty-three percent of Floridians approve of the Obama administration relaxing trade policies with communist-controlled Cuba, and 58 percent are at...


Jun 10, 2015, 10:53 ET Rubio Surges Among Florida Republicans, Nearly even with Bush in the Sunshine State

Do Florida Republicans have a new favorite son? According to a new survey by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute, Senator Marco Rubio has...


Apr 06, 2015, 12:41 ET Two-Thirds of Floridians Express Concern About Global Climate Change

A new survey of Florida residents by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute found 67 percent of those polled said they were very concerned or...


Apr 02, 2015, 10:29 ET Saint Leo University Polling Institute Finds More than 70 Percent of U.S. Adults Concerned About Global Climate Change

A first-of-its-kind survey from the Saint Leo University Polling Institute shows that 73 percent of adult Americans responding are concerned about...


Mar 30, 2015, 01:24 ET Poll Finds More than Half of Floridians Oppose Guns at Campuses of State Universities

In a recent Saint Leo University Polling Institute survey of 522 Florida adults, 56 percent were opposed to allowing individuals with concealed...