Tag: Polls

Obama Approval Drops to 46% in United States

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Public support for Barack Obama fell slightly last month in the United States, according to a poll by Angus Reid Public Opinion. 46 per cent of respondents approve of their president’s performance, down two points…

Uribe will not run again

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

(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…

UK: First election since allowance scandal

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

(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,…

Sudan: First election in almost 10 years

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…

Tories Keep Double-Digit Lead in Britain

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – The opposition Conservative Party remains ahead of its rivals in Britain, according to a poll by Angus Reid Public Opinion. 40 per cent of respondents would support the Tories in this year’s general election, up…

Venezuelans Would Shun Pro-Chávez Candidates

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – People in Venezuela are not keen on having a legislature controlled by politicians akin to current president Hugo Chávez, according to a poll by Hinterlaces. 51 per cent of respondents would like the National Assembly…

Americans would reject Obama a 2nd term

Just three-in-ten people in the United States believe Barack Obama deserves to be re-elected in 2012, according to a poll by Angus Reid Public Opinion. 30 per cent of respondents would grant their president second term in office.

Obama Falls Below 50% Mark in U.S.

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Public support for United States president Barack Obama is at the lowest point of his tenure, according to a poll by Angus Reid Public Opinion. 47 per cent of respondents approve of Obama’s performance, down…