Category: Polls

Russia’s Presidential Election Observers Were Pressured And Intimidated : The Two-Way : NPR

A billboard in Saint Petersburg shows an image of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in January 2018. The sign says, “Strong president – Strong Russia.” OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP/Getty Images A billboard in Saint Petersburg shows an image of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in January 2018. The sign says, “Strong president […]

Pussy Riot protest against Putin election with new song | Music

Russian political punk group Pussy Riot have released a new song, Elections, to protest against “18 years of Putin’s power” as Russians headed to the polls on Sunday. The harsh hip-hop track features lyrics such as “six years we’re gonna fight, fight / We’re not gonna obey during this term”. In a statement alongside the […]

Donald Trump’s Approval Rating Sets Record Low, Below Even Gerald Ford

President Donald Trump may have seen his approval rating get a slight bump this month, but he is lagging well behind his predecessors at this point of his presidency, a new poll shows. The NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released on Sunday shows Trump’s approval rating stands at 43 percent, an increase of 4 percent […]

Government shutdown looms and Illinois holds primary election

Illinois will hold primary elections on Tuesday. The state has a few compelling House races that will help to determine control of the chamber in November. Neither of the Democratic senators from Illinois face re-election this year. One primary battle Tuesday holds immediate stakes for the soul of the Democratic Party. Moderate Democratic Rep. Daniel […]

Zimbabwe to hold elections in July, confirms Mnangagwa

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s first presidential and parliamentary elections since the end of former strongman Robert Mugabe’s long rule will take place in July, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said. The polls will be the first major test of the new leader, who took power in November after a de facto military coup forced the 94-year-old Mugabe […]

Americans skeptical of government, more politically engaged

(CNN) – Majorities of Americans expressed concern about government surveillance and the influence of unelected officials on government policy in a new poll released Monday by Monmouth University. The poll also found growing levels of political engagement since the 2016 election cycle kicked off. Monmouth found that 23% of Americans are very worried and 30% […]

Labour lead slips in the latest Welsh political poll findings

Labour’s support has slipped in Wales but it remains comfortably ahead of its rivals, according to a new poll. Carried out by YouGov for ITV Wales and Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre, the poll puts Labour on 46% at a Westminster election (down one point from last November), the Conservatives on 33% (up two points), […]

‘Fair, free polls necessary for brighter future of country’

PTI’s leader says his party will defeat the ruling elite in upcomi­ng genera­l electi­ons PHOTO: FILE. LAHORE: Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf (PTI) core committee member Senator Chaudhry Sarwar has said free and fair election was demand of entire nation and necessary for the brighter future of the country. Addressing a ceremony in connection with spring festival on Sunday, […]

Politics Briefing: Ontario begins road to election

Good morning, The whirlwind of Ontario politics continues today, with Lieutenant-Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell set to give Kathleen Wynne’s Speech from the Throne at about noon. The speech will lay out the Ontario Liberals’ agenda for the final weeks in office before this summer election. The government is tabling their budget next week, which is sure […]