Stories tagged: "polling"

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a rally at the State Capitol building. (Courtesy/Gov. Gretchen Whitmer)
New Polls Say Michigan Voters are Angry About Roe, and Plan to Lean on Whitmer in November

Polling data suggests that anger over abortion rights will translate into enthusiasm at the polls—and it's mostly for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

On Jan. 6, 2021, violent insurrectionists attacked the US Capitol, seeking to block the certification of the 2020 presidential election results. Their effort failed, but not before they brutally attacked police officers, hunted lawmakers, and carried out a dangerous attack that left five people dead. (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)
New Poll: Voters Support Jan. 6 Hearings, but Worry Trump Republicans Will Promote Violence

The findings come as the US House Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack will hold the first of six public hearings Thursday night in primetime. Sixty-five percent of voters support the House investigation, while only 28% oppose it, according to a new Courier Newsroom/Data for Progress poll.

Photos courtesy the Office of the Governor and Gage Skidmore
Poll: Trump’s Message Doesn’t Connect With Michiganders on Police, Pandemic. Whitmer’s Does.

Lawsuits challenging Gov. Whitmer’s authority have surfaced during the pandemic, but new data is showing that a majority of Michiganders feel confident in her leadership.

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Here’s Who Americans Really Trust On Dealing With Coronavirus

Americans don't trust the White House's leadership on coronavirus. They do trust governors like Michigan's Gretchen Whitmer.

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Fox News Poll: A Biden-Whitmer Ticket Beats Trump By 6 Points In Michigan

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer makes a lot of political sense as a potential running mate for Joe Biden. A new Fox poll shows that sense playing out in numbers.