Category: Polls

Americans Support Arizona Immigration Bill

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Many adults in the United States would like several regulations included in the Arizona immigration bill to be implemented in their own state, according to a poll by Angus Reid Public Opinion. 76 per cent of respondents support making it…

Uribe will not run again

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Election Date: May 30, 2010 At stake: Congress, President of Colombia Background Before 1964, two parties literally fought to the death for power in Colombia, starting what is now an embedded culture of violence in the South American country. The…

Communists Gain Momentum in Czech Republic

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(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – The Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (KSCM) has increased its standing in the Czech Republic as a legislative ballot nears, according to a poll by Median. 16.8 per cent of respondents would vote for…

Georgian Police Briefly Arrest Opposition Leader

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UPDATE: Opposition political rally is scheduled for tomorrow, April 9, 2010 in downtown Tbilisi. TBILISI — Georgian police briefly arrested opposition leader Aleksandr Shalamberidze in Tbilisi today, RFE/RL’s Georgian Service reports.

Sudan politics: Trade-off?

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FROM THE ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT The decision of the ruling party of Southern Sudan to pull its candidate out of the national presidential election, while continuing to campaign for seats in the National Assembly, seems to have been taken with…

Russians Don’t Want Closer Ties with U.S.

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(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Few people in Russia want their country to seek improved relations with the United States, according to a poll by the Yury Levada Analytical Center. Only 14 per cent of respondents advocate for closer bi-lateral…

UK: First election since allowance scandal

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Angus Reid Election Date: May 6, 2010 At stake: House of Commons Note: This election date is tentative. Background The United Kingdom of Great Britain encompasses England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Britain was one of only three European Union…

A Third of Americans Agree with Tea Party

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(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Many people in the United States support the ideas of the National Tea Party movement, according to a poll by Angus Reid Public Opinion. 37 per cent of respondents agree with the movement’s core policies,…

Iraq politics: Election update—Allawi ahead

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FROM THE ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT With two-thirds of the votes in Iraq’s general election now counted, the Iraqiya list of Ayad Allawi, a former prime minister running on a non-sectarian ticket, looks like it has a good chance of ending up…

Sudan: First election in almost 10 years

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Angus Ried Global Monitor Election Date: April 5, 2010 At stake: President, National Assembly Background The largest country in Africa and the Arab world, Sudan is one of the poorest nations in the globe. This despite the fact that its…