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ABC News Polling Unit
Read ABC News polls from the current and past years here.
Abt SRBI Public
Public Affairs: Time Magazine/SRBI Poll Archive
This "is a full-service global strategy and research organization specializing in public policy and opinion surveys, banking and finance, telecommunications, media, energy, transportation, insurance and health care." Results of political polls are available on this web site.
The Associated Press/IPSOS Poll
Read Associated Press/IPSOS (advertising) poll results.
The Field (California) Poll
"The Field (California) Poll has operated continuously since 1947 as an independent, non-partisan, media-sponsored public opinion news service and has issued over 2,300 different reports."
for Social and Economic Research: Public Opinion Surveys
This site links to a number of reputable public opinion surveys.
- Public Opinion Analysis
"This is the website for the Public Opinion Analysis sector of the European Commission. Since 1973, the European Commission has been monitoring the evolution of public opinion in the Member States, thus helping the preparation of texts, decision-making and the evaluation of its work. Our surveys and studies address major topics concerning European citizenship: enlargement, social situation, health, culture, information technology, environment, the Euro, defence, etc."
FOM: Public Opinion Foundation (Russia)
"Since 1992, the Public Opinion Foundation conducts weekly nationwide representative polls of the urban and rural populations through the extensive network of its regional branches and partner organizations situated in almost all areas of Russia."
This well-known organization provides access to recent Gallup polls via this Web site.
Northwest Missouri State University students, staff, and faculty can also access polls published in the Gallup Poll News Service. To access these articles:
1. Go to the Owens Library home page and click Search for Articles
2. Click Periodical Titles held by Owens Library
3. Click in the search box and type gallup poll
4. Click the Search button
5. Click either LexisNexis Academic or Academic OneFile.
6. Click in the search box type a word or phrase describing your subject. Then press the enter key.
Harris Poll Library
"Begun in 1963, The Harris Poll weekly column is one of the longest running; most respected proprietary surveys conducted by Harris Interactive measuring public opinion and is highly regarded throughout the world. The nationally representative polls, conducted both by telephone and online, measure, and trend, the knowledge, opinions, behaviors and motivation of the general public. New survey data on a wide variety of subjects including politics, the economy, healthcare, foreign affairs, science and technology, sports and entertainment, and lifestyles are published weekly. Results of The Harris Poll are frequently quoted in the media, receiving thousands of mentions annually."
for Public Opinion Research
Data about current public opinions, as well as statistics, are available here. The Institute for Public Opinion Research (IPOR) "is a research arm of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Florida International University. IPOR was founded in 1983 to provide decision makers with reliable and timely information on how a scientifically-selected sample of the public stands on important issues, and to enhance the dialogue on major issues among decision makers, the media, and the people of Florida."
Iranian Student Polling Agency (ISPA)
"The Iranian Students’ Polling Agency (ISPA) affiliated with the Iranian Academic Center for Education, Culture and Research (ACECR), began its activities in the year 2001 with the purpose of expansion and development of science and research in the nation and with the goal of providing solutions for the requirements of decision-making organizations and institutions, as well as recognizing the importance of consideration of public opinion and the necessity of utilizing the citizens’ participation and outlook in the advancement and development of the nation’s affairs in various areas."
Foundation: Kaiser Polls
They "serve as a non-partisan source of facts, information, and analysis for policymakers, the media, the health care community, and the public." They provide the results of public opinion polls on variety of topics such as elections, health insurance/cost, HIV/AIDS, prescription drugs, social policy, and more.
Los Angeles Times: Times Poll
Los Angeles Times polls results since 1992 are available here. Although users are required to register to view poll results, there is no cost for registration.
Mansfield Asian Opinion Poll Database
"Mansfield Asian Opinion Poll Database, [is] a reference for researchers and others to help monitor key public opinion trends in Northeast Asia. . . . [They] have collected and translated top-of-the line opinion polls on key policy-related issues from major media organizations and other agencies in Japan and South Korea. These polls were previously not available in English or on a central site on the Internet."
College Institute for Public Opinion
National and New York state political rating polls are available at this site. "Founded in 1978, the Marist Institute for Public Opinion (MIPO) is a survey research center at Marist College. MIPO provides educational opportunities for students and information on elections, policy, and popular issues for the public. MIPO regularly measures public opinion across the nation, in New York State and New York City."
National Public Radio provides links to public opinion polls on diverse topics.
Odum Institute Public Opinion Poll Database Search
"The Odum Institute's Public Opinion Poll Database allows any researcher to search for specific poll questions among the more than 230,000 questions in the Institute's archive by key words, date, study number, study title, or state. The system displays the full question text, study information, and frequency distributions, so it is useful both to users interested in looking up previous question wordings to develop questions for their own studies and to users interested in frequencies or in locating particular variables for statistical analysis."
Palestinian Opinion Pulse (POP)
"The Jerusalem Media and Communication Center is the first institution in the Arab world to conduct public opinion surveys methodologically and continuously. The main aim of the JMCC with those regular opinion polls was to enhance public participation in the decision-making process by making the public's views available to decision-makers."
Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
This organization "is an independent opinion research group that studies attitudes toward the press, politics and public policy issues. . . . [They] are best known for regular national surveys that measure public attentiveness to major news stories, and for . . . polling that charts trends in values and fundamental political and social attitudes." "The Center's purpose is to serve as a forum for ideas on the media and public policy through public opinion research."
"PollingReport.com's subscriber pages contain state-by-state election poll data: campaign polls, media polls, academic polls, and polls by political, business and public-interest groups. We track U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races, hot U.S. House contests, the presidential race, important ballot initiatives. Coverage includes candidate match-ups, job and favorability ratings, reelect questions, and more." This site combines the results of a number of different polls on the same topic.
Agenda Online:The Inside Source for Public Opinion and Policy Analysis
"For over a quarter of a century, Public Agenda has been providing unbiased and unparalleled research that bridges the gap between American leaders and what the public really thinks about issues ranging from education to foreign policy to immigration to religion and civility in American life. Nonpartisan and nonprofit, Public Agenda was founded by social scientist and author Daniel Yankelovich and former Secretary of State Cyrus Vance in 1975."
"The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is one of the world's leading archives of social science data, specializing in data from surveys of public opinion. The data held by the Roper Center range from the 1930s, when survey research was in its infancy, to the present. Most of the data are from the United States, but over 50 nations are represented.
"WorldPublicOpinion.org is an international collaborative project whose aim is to give voice to public opinion around the world on international issues. As the world becomes increasingly integrated, problems have become increasingly global, pointing to a greater need for understanding between nations and for elucidating global norms. With the growth of democracy in the world, public opinion has come to play a greater role in the foreign policy process. WorldPublicOpinion.org seeks to reveal the values and views of publics in specific nations around the world as well as global patterns of world public opinion. WorldPublicOpinion.org was initiated by and is managed by the Program on International Policy Attitudes at the University of Maryland."
"Zogby International has been tracking public opinion since 1984 in North America, Latin America, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe." "Zogby International is constantly searching, testing and measuring hypotheses and principles on polling and public opinion research. Working with a panel of psychologists, sociologists, computer experts, linguists, political scientists, economists,and mathematicians, we explore every nuance in language and test new methods in public opinion research."
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